Nathan Blagg, 21, when explained to police that the tweets were ‘banter between mates’, was jailed for 8-weeks in prison on Tuesday last week after found guilty of sending seven abhorrent and offensive tweets between 29th September, 2020 and 5th of February this year.
According to Prosecutor David Roberts, he said the messages about Tottenham were more abhorrent in the context of ‘a history of association with the Jewish community.’
Nathan has been a life-long Chelsea supporter, tweeted with a picture of the train leading to Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz with the message: “Spurs are on their way to Auschwitz”.
Another tweet showing a fake image of former health secretary Matt Hancock holding a microphone with the same words and other tweets which includes a picture and video of Nazi salutes, and a message addressing to the German phrase adopted by Adolf Hitler’s party read: “Sieg Heiling around my living room as we speak.”
Nathan’s tweets were checked by the security team at Chelsea, who reported the tweets to police, after they were seen by a West Brom fan and was arrested by Officers from the Metropolitan Police Central Football Unit in February and charged him by postal requisition.
Nathan is a season ticket holder and was banned from attending matches.
Nathan Blagg is the seventh person convicted of online abuse.