“I want to reiterate that this conduct is unwelcome in football. Everyone should be able to enjoy participating in our sport regardless of age, gender, sexual orientation, ability or disability, cultural or religious background.”
“I also welcome the strong responses from Melbourne Victory, Adelaide United, the Australian Professional Leagues, and the broader football community towards this incident.
“Football Australia is committed to ensuring we provide an inclusive environment for all involved, whether on or off the field. These instances emphasise that as the most multicultural, diverse and inclusive sport in Australia, we must continue to do more to harness the power of football to promote social cohesion and inclusivity.”
FA said it would continue trying to identify the offending Victory supporters in a bid to ban them from attending football games and Victory have until Tuesday to respond to the notice.
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