Diouf questioned over match row

20 September 2009 07:26
Premiership footballer El Hadji Diouf has been interviewed by police over allegations made by a ball-boy about an altercation at a match.The Blackburn forward was accused of using racist language during the first half of Rovers' 3-0 defeat to Everton at Goodison Park. [LNB]Diouf was interviewed at Everton's stadium by officers after the match. [LNB]The Senegalese international is believed to have complained the ball was not thrown back quickly enough. [LNB]Diouf then suffered abuse from home fans and again when he went to take two corners in the area of the original incident. [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."

Source: BBC_Sport