Diouf in ball-boy probe

20 September 2009 07:31
// A bit of a hack but it works// The article snippet is wrapped onto a second line, even when #article-sub is emptyif( $("div#article-sub").children().length == 0 ) {$("div#article-sub").remove();} Blackburn forward El-Hadji Diouf has been interviewed by police following allegations made by a ball-boy at Goodison Park.[LNB] Everton ran out 3-0 winners in a dominant display as former Liverpool player Diouf was subject to a series of boos from the home crowd.[LNB]The winger was seemingly involved in a verbal altercation with a ball-boy during the first half of the game after the youngster appeared to throw an out-of-play ball towards him with particular venom.[LNB]The Senegalese international then directed words towards the individual bringing sarcastic cheers from the Everton faithful.[LNB]Diouf then suffered further abuse from home fans, and again when he went to take two corners in the area of the original incident.[LNB]After the match police interviewed Diouf at the stadium before the Blackburn team left the ground.[LNB]A spokesman for Merseyside Police said: "We are looking into an allegation that a 28-year-old man used racist language at the Everton match today."[LNB]

Source: SKY_Sports