Sunderland AFC: Club statement

Sunderland AFC is aware of an alleged incident of racism involving a supporter during the club’s fixture against Shrewsbury Town on Tuesday 23 November.

SAFC will support West Mercia Police fully in their enquiries and pursue the strongest possible action against anyone involved in any discriminatory behaviour.

Football is for all and discrimination has absolutely no place within our game or within wider society.

Our position is crystal clear and we will not tolerate discrimination under any circumstances.

Similar incidents involving discriminatory behaviour have been reported to SAFC in recent weeks and we encourage all supporters to continue playing their part by reporting them to a matchday steward, the police or online via the Kick It Out reporting app.

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