Chelsea supporters have been handed suspended jail terms by a French court
for their part in a racist incident before a Champions League match against
They have also been ordered to pay the victim 10,000 euros (£8,496) in
The men were charged after video footage appeared of them pushing a black
man off a Paris metro train during the incident in February 2015.
Joshua Parsons, 22, a former pupil of the elite Millfield school in England,
now working in the building trade, and James Fairbairn, 25, a civil
engineer, were the only two among the four to appear in court.
Both wore grey suits for the hearing where a video of the incident was
Richard Barklie, a 52-year-old former policeman, and William Simpson, 27,
were tried in absentia.
The incident in February 2015 before a Champions League match between PSG
and Chelsea was filmed by a Briton, Paul Nolan, and published by the
The video showed commuter Souleymane Sylla repeatedly being violently
thwarted in his attempts to get on a train at the Richelieu-Drouot station.
Station CCTV footage also recorded the scene.
Parsons, Fairbairn and Barklie have already been banned from football
stadiums in Britain.