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Fifa investigates anti-IRA chants at Croatia match

Wrong socks: Dele Alli
Wrong socks: Dele Alli

By Staff Reporter

Fifa is investigating reports that England fans chanted "no surrender" during their World Cup semi-final defeat by Croatia.

Football's ruling body said that the disciplinary probe relates to the singing of the anti-IRA song and other potentially discriminatory songs.

"We can confirm that a report has been filed in relation to chants of a possible discriminatory nature by English fans," said Fifa. "Proceedings have been opened against The Football Association."

It comes after the FA was fined more than £50,000 because three England players - Dele Alli, Eric Dier and Raheem Sterling - wore unauthorised socks at Russia 2018.

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