Speaking on his LBC show, Dale rubbished suggestions the fans’ behaviour in Madrid had anything to do with the Brexit vote.
Leicester fans chanted “Gibraltar is ours” as they clashed with police in the Spanish capital as their team faced Athletico Madrid in a Champions League quarter-final first leg tie.
Disagreeing with comments on Twitter that the supporters were “Brexit personified”, Dale hit out describing a section of the fans as “drunken boneheads” instead.
Iain Dale said Leicester fans in Madrid were not "Brexit personified"
For anyone to suggest that Brexit has any role in this, they clearly need to get their heads read
He said: “No they’re not. What they are is drunken boneheads. Exactly the same kind of drunken boneheads that have brought shame on English football over the last few decades.
“We’ve seen this happen time and time and time again.
“For anyone to suggest that Brexit has any role in this, they clearly need to get their heads read because it’s not Brexit personified, it is drink personified.”
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Dozens of riot police armed with shields and batons were seen on Wednesday as shirtless Foxes fans shouted and waved their arms as chaos broke out with fans claiming police attacked innocent bystanders.
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Gibraltar Chief Minister Fabian Picardo condemned the fans singing about Gibraltar.
He said: “This behaviour is not helpful to #Gibraltar and our just cause. I condemn it on behalf of all the peaceful people of Gibraltar."