Police probe racist abuse at Hartlepool

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Shrewsbury have revealed that the police and Football Association are to investigate allegations of racist abuse towards two of their players during Saturday's 2-2 draw at Hartlepool.

Marvin Morgan, who scored both the visitors' goals, and Jermaine Grandison were allegedly subjected to racist comments by a section of the home support in the first half at Victoria Park.

A club spokesman said: "We can confirm that Marvin Morgan and Jermaine Grandison were called into the referee's room where discussions took place at half-time on Saturday regarding racial comments directed at the players. The matter is now subject to a police and FA investigation."