Bath City Football Club “appalled” over racist comments allegedly made at game
Bath City Football Club bosses say they are “appalled” by claims that racist comments were made during a recent game on their pitch.
Club officials have received complaints that alleged racist comments were made during their recent home game against St Albans City at Twerton Park.
This followed a similar report of racist comments made in a previous game against Maidstone United.
READ MORE:Two regions in Somerset could have more than 5,000 active covid cases
The club described the incidents as “isolated,” but warned that any fans found making racist comments could be banned for life from matches and police actions.
Authorities are now urging anyone with information about the alleged incidents to come forward.
And they want people to immediately report any future incidents to club stewards who can take “quick action”.
A club spokesperson said: “We were made aware of alleged racist comments in our last home game against St Albans City following a similar report of our game against Maidstone United.
“At Bath City FC, we pride ourselves on our diversity and how we welcome people from all walks of life.
“Although these are isolated incidents and completely irrelevant to our fan base, everyone at the club is appalled that this could happen in any game we are involved in.
“We are adamant that racism has no place in football or at Bath City FC and remind all supporters that such cases can be punishable by life bans and police action.
“If you have witnessed any of these alleged incidents, please contact email@example.com, or call 01225 423087.
“We urge all supporters to immediately report such incidents to a shop steward so that we can take swift action. “
Get the best stories about the things you love most curated by us and delivered to your inbox every day. Choose what you like here