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French Ligue 2 game STOPPED due to homophobic chanting as referee follows new anti-discrimination rules  Friday's Ligue 2 game between Nancy and Le Mans had to be briefly stopped  There was homophobic chanting from the home fans at Stade Marcel Picot  Referee Mehdi Mokhtari decided to bring the game to a halt during the first-half 

By Amitai Winehouse For Mailonline

Published: 09:29 BST, 19 August 2019 | Updated: 09:29 BST, 19 August 2019

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Friday's Ligue 2 game between Nancy and Le Mans had to be temporarily stopped due to ongoing homophobic chanting from the home fans at Stade Marcel Picot.

Referee Mehdi Mokhtari decided to bring the game to a halt during the first-half and was empowered to do so by new regulations designed to decrease discrimination in the French game.

There had been repeated warnings over

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