Police probe racist abuse at Hartlepool
Tuesday 25 September 2012
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."
Latest in Sport
- 1 Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Pro-Russian rebel 'admits to shooting down plane'
- 3 Israel-Gaza conflict: The myth of Hamas’s human shields
- 5 Dutch paedophile club to fight their ban at the European Court of Human Rights
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Vladimir Putin is given 'one last chance' to end hostilities in Ukraine
The 'scroungers’ fight back: The welfare claimants battling to alter stereotypes
The truth about conspiracy theories is that some require considering
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Ukrainian military jet was flying close to passenger plane before it was shot down, says Russian officer
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Massive rise in sale of British arms to Russia
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: victims’ bodies bundled in black bags and loaded onto trains