West Ham United fans are the second most "foul mouthed" online in the nation's top league, according to data.

Hammers fans ranked second with an abusive language score of 8.3 out of 10, topped only by Newcastle which rated at 9.4 out of 10.

Ticket search engine SeatPick provided the study by using social media platform Reddit to analyse the amount of swear words and negative language used in each Premier League team's main subreddit, or fan forum.

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This comes after a survey from international football union Fifpro found that 76% of players identified workplace safety and health as a growing concern.

The survey was of 41 national players' unions and indicated the stress players are put under by supporters after an increase in physical and verbal attacks after the Covid pandemic, The Guardian reported in January this year.

West Ham fans had an average of 32.83% of negative comments and posts in their main fan forum, topped only by Newcastle United which had 33.63%.

The Hammers fans' score was just over 2% higher than London rivals Tottenham Hotspur, ranking eighth, which was at 30.56%, according to SeatPick.