A life ban has been issued to a spectator who was shown doing a “fascist salute” on the TV broadcast of the Australia Cup last weekend following a swift investigation by Football Australia.
Sydney United 58, which lost the match at CommBank Stadium to Macarthur FC, was issued a show cause notice after the behaviour of the fans drew heavy criticism.
The disgraceful and racist behaviour included Nazi salutes, chanting and jeering during the Welcome to Country and the singing of Za Dom Spremni, which was used by the fascist Ustase movement in Croatia in the 1930s and 1940s.
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On Wednesday, FA confirmed one spectator would be banned from attending Football Australia-sanctioned matches, including all…