5 incidents which suggest discrimination is on the rise in football

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Footage of Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah being abused by supporters during his side’s Premier League draw at West Ham on Monday appears to be the latest in a worrying trend of discriminatory activity.

Here Press Association picks out five such moments from this season, which have convinced leading anti-racism campaigners to call for stadiums to be shut to combat the menace.

Tottenham fan banned

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
A fan threw a banana skin at Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (John Walton/PA)

Trouble at Millwall

Millwall are set to shut sections of The Den (Victoria Jones/PA)

Chelsea sanctions?

Stamford Bridge could be shut if UEFA allegations are proven (John Walton/PA)

Pellegrini calls for ban

Mohamed Salah
Mohamed Salah suffered abuse at West Ham (Peter Byrne/PA)

Bong targeted

Gaetan Bong
Brighton boss Chris Hughton criticised the targeting of Gaetan Bong (Victoria Jones/PA)

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