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Four football fans convicted of making homophobic taunts at West Ham v Brighton in February Premier League clash, with two banned from attending games for three years Police investigated reports of homophobic behaviour at the London Stadium  Two men were arrested during the draw between West Ham and Brighton They have now been fined £200 plus costs after appearing at court last month Two other men were fined £120 and given three-year football banning orders

By Kishan Vaghela For Mailonline

Published: 10:09 BST, 4 October 2020 | Updated: 10:22 BST, 4 October 2020

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Four football fans have been convicted of public order offences after homophobic taunts were made during West Ham's Premier League fixture against Brighton earlier this year.

Met Police investigated reports of several men shouting homophobic comments or making homophobic gestures towards visiting supporters when the Hammers faced the Seagulls at the London Stadium in February.

Two men were arrested during the thrilling 3-3 draw between the sides on Saturday, February 1 and have now been fined £200 plus costs.

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