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Millwall boss Harris hits out at racist chanting after FA Cup Spurs defeat

Tottenham Hotspur 6 Millwall 0

By Jack Pitt-Brooke

Millwall manager Neil Harris condemned racist chanting as "wrong in society and wrong in football", after Tottenham striker Heung-Min Son was targeted by Millwall fans at White Hart Lane.

Whenever South Korean international Son touched the ball in the first half there were loud chants of "DVDs, DVDs" from the 3,600-strong away end in Spurs' 6-0 success. The away fans also sang a song about Son selling "three [DVDs] for a fiver".

Both Harris and Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino said that they did not hear any of the racist chanting, but Harris was clear that he would like to see heavy punishments for those guilty of it.

"Me personally, but also the club, we will not condone that, if there is [proof]," said Lions biss Harris. "We came here in the right spirit, to enjoy an FA Cup quarter-final. So if that's proven to have been to the detriment to either team, and to the competition, then that is wrong."

Pochettino - whose side triumphed courtesy of a Son hat-trick and goals from Christian Eriksen, Dele Alli and Vincent Janssen - insists Spurs must not feel sorry for themselves if Harry Kane's ankle injury proves serious.

Kane left the stadium on crutches but the Spurs boss said: "We can't cry about it now. We have to be positive. We have players enough to try and replace him.

"When you lose a player like Harry Kane, you know you'll miss him. But it's important for the players who play in his position, Son or Vincent today, to find the net and score goals."

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