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Jason Euell was racially abused by a Stoke supporter says Ian Holloway

22 Sep 2009 23:10:18

Jason Euell was racially abused by a Stoke supporter says Ian Holloway

Police interviewed the Blackpool striker following the third-round match after a man was ejected by stewards and then detained. Euell was sitting in the dug-out when the incident happened during Stoke's dramatic 4-3 victory. Holloway said: "There was one horrible moment when a racist remark was made to Jason by one supporter. I hope the fellow is banned for life.  Related ArticlesStoke City 4 Blackpool 3Arsenal 2 West Bromwich Albion 0Leeds United 0 Liverpool 1Peterborough 2 Newcastle 0Win Stoke v Man Utd ticketsSport on television"We do not want anything like that. Jason is a footballer - it should not matter the colour of his skin. It is disgusting. The stewards believed what Jason said and got him out. I have to thank them for that. "People around the fellow should have said they were not putting up with what was said. It is wrong. I saw Jason's reaction and tried to calm him down. I thought these days were gone but maybe I am being naive."


Telegraph

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