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Bristol Metropolis striker Famara Diedhiou racially abused after lacking penalty in Championship conflict with Swansea


Bristol Metropolis striker Famara Diedhiou was despatched racist abuse on social media after lacking a penalty in opposition to Swansea on Saturday.

The 27-year-old’s spot kick hit the publish on the Liberty Stadium of their 1-Zero defeat with Connor Roberts scoring the one objective of the sport.

Famara Diedhiou was despatched the racist tweet after lacking a penalty in opposition to Swansea
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The loss additionally formally ended Bristol Metropolis’s possibilities of reaching the Championship play-offs.

After the sport, the striker posted a screenshot on his Twitter web page of one other person who despatched him a message consisting of three banana emojis.

Diedhiou accompanied the image with the phrase ‘Why??’.

Metropolis additionally tweeted: “We stand with Famara Diedhiou and anyone who has to endure racism in any form or kind. There is no such thing as a excuse or justification for this disgusting behaviour.”

The incident comes after two Premier League gamers in Crystal Palace’s Wilfried Zaha and David McGoldrick of Sheffield United reported being racially abused on social media final weekend.

Former Charlton striker Lyle Taylor has opened up on the racism he’s acquired on social media, with the most recent abuse coming as just lately as two weeks in the past.

He instructed talkSPORT: “About two weeks in the past I had the police spherical my home taking an announcement due to racial abuse I had suffered on social media.

“I’ve been there and have lived precisely what they’re residing via and the method, truthfully, you wouldn’t imagine how a lot of a nightmare it really is. Nevertheless it must be finished.

“On the finish of the day, these folks – this can be a 12-year-old child – this can be a child who mustn’t have realized hate. How have you ever realized hate at 12 years outdated? I don’t know.

“However he has realized to hate somebody and realized to discriminate in opposition to somebody merely due to the color of their pores and skin.

“However he’ll go to a stadium, watch his group play and cheer black gamers on. That is precisely the issue, it’s ignorance and an absence of schooling. 12 years outdated.”






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