Accrington Stanley launch racism probe
Accrington Stanley have launched a probe into an alleged incident of racist abuse after receiving a complaint following Friday’s game against Newport County.
Accrington have launched a probe into an alleged incident of racist abuse after receiving a complaint following Friday’s game against Newport.
A crowd of 1,111 watched the Exiles win 2-0 at the Store First Stadium and Stanley have confirmed they are now liaising with police over an incident which occurred during the fixture.
A club statement on their official website read: “Accrington Stanley can confirm the club has received a complaint about an alleged racist incident after the Sky Bet League Two match against Newport County on Friday evening.
“All evidence is being passed on to the police in order for them to investigate further.
“The club has a zero-tolerance policy on racism and will always ban anyone found guilty of such behaviour from our stadium.
“Accrington Stanley would like to thank Newport County for their continued support in this matter.”
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