Portsmouth investigate racist posts allegedly sent by academy players

Portsmouth are investigating allegations that members of their under-18 squad directed racist abuse at the England players who missed penalties in the Euro 2020 最後の.

In a statement on Wednesday the League One club said: “Portsmouth Football Club are aware of images circulating on social media that allegedly originate from an academy u18 group chat and which are discriminatory in nature.

“The club have launched an immediate investigation and will provide an update once this has been completed.

“Portsmouth Football Club strongly condemn racism and are totally committed to the elimination of all forms of discrimination. There is no place for it in our game or society as a whole.”

Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka have received racist abuse ソーシャルメディアで, と mural of Rashford in Manchester was defaced with racist graffiti, after their missed spot-kicks against Italy.