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Last Updated: Tuesday January 13 2009 15:31 GMT

Charges over abusive footie chants

Sol Campbell

Eleven people have been charged with indecent chanting at a football match after an inquiry into claims of abuse towards Portsmouth's Sol Campbell.

It's said that offensive chants were made towards Campbell during a Premier League game against Tottenham Hotspur at Fratton Park in September last year.

Four teenagers, including a 13-year-old and two 15-year-old boys, are among those who've been charged.

They are all due to appear in court to answer the charges next week.

If any of them are found guilty they face never being allowed to go to watch a football match again.

That's because the Football Association has said it would ban for life any fans proven to have been chanting abuse.