ITV was forced to issue an apology after an “obscene” chant was heard during Millwall’s match against Crystal Palace.


After hearing an “obscene” chant during Millwall’s match against Crystal Palace, ITV was forced to issue an apology.

On Saturday, Millwall hosted Premier League side Crystal Palace in the FA Cup third round, but the Championship team’s fans caused a ruckus in the stands.

Clive Tyldesley, an ITV Sport commentator, was forced to apologise after microphones picked up “obscene language” during Millwall’s FA Cup match against Crystal Palace.

On Saturday, Palace traveled to the New Den in the third round of the FA Cup, where they were greeted by Millwall’s infamous fans.

When Jack Butland delayed a clearance and was tackled by Benik Afobe in the box 17 minutes into the game, the Championship side took a shock lead.

The Millwall striker then slotted the ball into the net to put Gary Rowett’s team ahead of a strong Palace lineup.

When Palace star Michael Olise was fouled in the stands, however, it sparked the most controversy.

One Millwall fan could be heard shouting “let him die, let him die, let him die” as physios continued to treat the Palace attacker.

The chant was picked up loudly by the ITV microphones, prompting Tyldesley to apologize to viewers who had heard the “obscene language.”

Due to OFCOM rules, broadcasters are required to apologize for any instances of foul and abusive language.

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Despite Tyldesley’s apology, many viewers on social media found the Millwall fan’s chant amusing.

“All I heard on itv back then was a bloke in the crowd singing ‘let him die, let him die,'” one wrote, accompanied by three laughing face emojis.

Another tweeted, “Heating someone chant “let him die” near the microphone, the magic of the cup haha.”

“All by himself, a Millwall supporter chants ‘Let him die, let him die.’

A third fan added, “That’s the magic of the cup right there.”

A fourth fan added, “Yer da going to let him die straight in the mic hahaha.”

Millwall took a 1-0 lead into the halftime break, looking to advance to the FA Cup fourth round for the sixth time in a row.


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