Manchester United have not had the best of times on the pitch in recent times and now according to a data from Home Office, it has been revealed that supporters from the club have been involved in more football-related arrests where racism was a feature than any other club in England in the four seasons up to 2017/18.
Data released under the Freedom of Information request by the Press Association revealed that 27 individuals who were United supporters were arrested by police between 2014/15 to 2017/18.
Championship clubs, Leeds United and Millwall came in second with 15 arrests while Leicester City had 14 and Chelsea in fifth with 13. Other English clubs that registered double figures are West Ham United with 11, while Barnsley, Manchester City, Middlesbrough and Sunderland had 10 supporter arrests to their name.
Racism in England has been a subject of great debate in the present climate, but as per the data, it has been revealed that racist incidents have declined over the recent past, with it being revealed that there were 107 arrests in the category during the 2014/15 season, 114 in the 2015/16 season.
The figures then dropped over the next two seasons, with 94 arrests recorded in 2016/17 and just 75 in 2017/18.