Tottenham has issued a statement over its supporters’ use of the Y-word, stating that “it is time to move on” from the association of the phrase with the club.
Spurs conducted a review of the use of the Y-word, holding focus groups with some of the club’s supporters, which completed in the summer of 2020; “We understand how these members of our fanbase feel, and we also believe it is time to move on from associating this phrase with our club,” said the club.
Spurs conducted an assessment of the use of the Y-word in the summer of 2020, including focus groups with some of the club’s supporters.
Sky Sports News’ Kaveh Solhekol reports that Tottenham have released a statement on their fans’ use of the Y-word, saying that ‘it is time to move on’ from associating the term with the club.
“Tottenham continues to avoid any social media name or bio that contains the Y-word, and they do not allow it to be printed on jerseys at official retail outlets or used in any official club context.
In a statement, the Spurs said: “We understand how these members of our audience feel, and we believe it is past time to disassociate ourselves from this word.