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Shrewsbury Town Suspends Three Fans For Suspected Racist Abuse In Match With MK Dons |  Football news

Shrewsbury Town has suspended three fans over allegations of racist abuse during their match with MK Dons.

The League One club have confirmed that two supporters were sent off from Montgomery Waters Meadow for “racist gestures” in the 1-0 victory on Saturday (October 16th).

Three fans have now been banned from attending Shrewsbury games.

A club statement read: “Following allegations of racist abuse in our Saturday match against MK Dons, Shrewsbury Town FC today suspended 3 supporters from attending all matches with immediate effect, pending the outcome of a joint Club / West Mercia Police investigation.

“As a club, we have a zero tolerance policy towards all forms of racism and discrimination and will fully support a full investigation of the allegations.”

On the same day, Crawley said a racist insult was heard among home fans in their 1-0 loss to Sutton United at Broadfield Stadium, and urged anyone with additional information about the incident to report it to the club and to the police.

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The Premier League released a video to reinforce the message that there is no room for racist abuse and that fans can play a key role in fighting discrimination.

The League Two team released a post-match statement which read: “The club are aware of an incident involving alleged racial abuse during the first half of this afternoon’s game against Sutton United. alleged were heard from the terrace of the house.

“The Crawley Town Football Club finds all forms of discriminatory behavior totally unacceptable.

“The club, alongside Sussex Police, are working to identify the potential person (s) involved and are ready to take the strongest possible action against them.

“Any supporter who was present in this area of ​​the pitch and who has information which may assist the club’s investigation should contact the club via the following email address, or by contacting Sussex Police.

“The club will not be making any further comment at this point.”

An 84th-minute goal from Isaac Olaofe earned Sutton the win over Crawley on Saturday while Shaun Whalley’s strike in the second half saw Steve Cotterill’s Shrewsbury take the win over MK Dons, ending a streak of three consecutive losses.

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