Newport to investigate alleged Bradford fire chants

Newport are investigating alleged chants about the 1985 Bradford City stadium fire during their clash with the club on Saturday.

Bradford boss Stuart McCall claims he received abuse from “just one sick individual” during Saturday’s match at Rodney Parade.

McCall, who was part of the Bradford squad on May 11, 1985 when the fire claimed 56 lives, said the taunts were the “vilest thing” he has ever heard at a football match.

McCall’s father Andy suffered significant burns in the 1985 tragedy.

Newport issued a statement about the incident on Monday which read: “NCAFC are aware of an incident that took place on the Hazel Terrace during our Sky Bet League Two victory at Rodney Parade on Saturday.

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