Blackpool Football Club can confirm that it is assisting Lancashire Police in investigating an allegation of racism towards a Coventry City player at last night’s match at Bloomfield Road.
The alleged incident, which Coventry City personnel reported hearing from an individual in the West Stand, occurred in and around the 69th minute.
Anyone with information to support the Lancashire Police investigation is asked to call 101 or email [email protected] quoting log 1029 of August 17. Alternatively, you can report online at doitonline.lancashire.police.uk
The Club adopts a zero-tolerance policy on all forms of discrimination and will take the strongest possible action should any individual be found guilty of such abhorrent behaviour.