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STATEMENT: Racist incident at Stoke City game

26 January 2022

Coventry City was made aware of a report of racist abuse directed at a Stoke City player during the warm-up on Tuesday evening.

Follow this being reported, the supporter was identified by staff and CCTV at the stadium.

The supporter was ejected and their Season Ticket has been confiscated. The supporter was also arrested by West Midlands Police. The incident will be subject to further investigation by the Club and relevant authorities, and the supporter banned. 

Coventry City makes clear that there is no place for racism at our games, in football or wider society and, as we did last night, will not hesitate in taking action.


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