FA bans England fans from singing 'Ultra-Nationalist' Ten German Bombers

England fans who sing the Ten German Bombers song during the match against Germany next week face being banned, reports say.

The threat of a ban comes after a complaint was submitted to UEFA claiming England fans had been singing it at other Euro 2020 games.

The FA said it would 'strongly condemn' anyone taking part in 'discriminatory or disrespectful' chants at Wembley on Tuesday.

The governing body added it would 'take action where appropriate' but may struggle as supporters have to wear masks.

Footage on Social Media showed supporters chanting the Second World War song before the Croatia match (watch video below).

The FA said: 'We always encourage our fans to positively get behind the team, and this includes supporting England in the right way, before, during and after the match. 

'This message will be shared with them once again before Tuesday's fixture, as well as thanking them for their support.

'We will also strongly condemn any behaviour at Wembley Stadium that is discriminatory or disrespectful, and we will take action where appropriate as we try to ensure all England matches are a safe and enjoyable experience.'

The song, sung to the tune of She'll Be Coming Round the Mountain, went viral on social media when it emerged Germany would be the opponents next week.

An official report sent to UEFA by the FARE network - its anti-discrimination arm - on Thursday slammed the song as 'ultra-nationalist' after the Croatia game.

The FA banned some from the England Supporters Travel Club in March 2017 after fans sang in an international match in Dortmund (watch video below)

Executive director of FARE Piara Powar said they would class the children's song as 'ultra-nationalist'.

He said the organisation would see it as 'an insult and discriminatory' if it is heard at the games.

Gareth Southgate branded it 'completely unacceptable' before England played Germany in November 2017.

He added: 'We've moved on from those times, or should have moved on from those times. They don't represent us as a team, the people who do that.'

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