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Birmingham and Swansea call in police over alleged racist abuse by fans

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  • Peterborough defender reported alleged abuse to referee
  • Swansea’s Rhys Williams also targeted in game at Luton

Two allegations of racism marred Saturday’s action in the Championship with both Peterborough and Swansea reporting instances of abuse.

Two Birmingham fans were arrested following an allegation of racist abuse aimed at the Peterborough defender Nathan Thompson. The incident is alleged to have occurred during the second half at the Weston Homes Stadium. A complaint of racist abuse from visiting supporters was made to the referee, Jarred Gillett, by Thompson.

Continue reading…Peterborough defender reported alleged abuse to refereeSwansea’s Rhys Williams also targeted in game at LutonTwo allegations of racism marred Saturday’s action in the Championship with both Peterborough and Swansea reporting instances of abuse.Two Birmingham fans were arrested following an allegation of racist abuse aimed at the Peterborough defender Nathan Thompson. The incident is alleged to have occurred during the second half at the Weston Homes Stadium. A complaint of racist abuse from visiting supporters was made to the referee, Jarred Gillett, by Thompson. Continue reading…