Chelsea football club has taken action against six people over their behavior during the December clash against Manchester City at Stamford Bridge.
The actions have however delayed in what Chelsea says was to pave way for police investigations by the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS).
CPS later reached a decision not to initiate any criminal charges against the five individuals forcing the EPL side to conduct its own investigation.
Expert opinion was brought into account as they hired two lip-reading professionals to watch the tape from the said match.
One of the six has permanently been excluded from accessing Stamford Bridge after he was found guilty of using racially abusive words, threatening and aggressive behavior.
Five others have been temporarily been blocked from accessing Stamford Bridge for a period between one to two years after they were found guilty of using threatening and aggressive behaviors.
Chelsea finally admitted that the cases have taken too long causing discussions as they promised zero tolerance in racism.
“Chelsea Football Club finds all forms of discriminatory behaviour abhorrent and we will continue to operate a zero tolerance approach to any incidents of racism. We are proud to be a diverse, inclusive club where people from all cultures, communities and identities feel welcome.” Said Chelsea