Suffolk non-league game abandoned after 'racial comment'

Ipswich Wanderers' Humber Doucy Lane ground. Photo: Archant

Ipswich Wanderers' Humber Doucy Lane ground. Photo: Archant - Credit: Archant

A Thurlow Nunn Division One South non-league game in Suffolk was abandoned on Saturday afternoon after accusations of a 'racial  comment' to a player.

Ipswich Wanderers were playing London-based Brimsdown FC at Humber Doucy Lane when the game was called off just after half-time.

In a tweet Brimsdown said one of their players was subjected to a 'racial comment' from an away fan (correcting original tweet to say 'home team fan') - and with that the team walked off. Brimsdown said they did not hold the home team responsible.

Wanderers chairman Stephen Boyle said: "Ipswich Wanderers is one of the most multi-racial clubs in Suffolk.

"We are a club of huge diversity as are the clubs who also play at Humber Doucy Lane. We do not condone racism in any form and will co-operate fully with any enquiry."

An enquiry that will obviously take place.

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