Renee Hector opens up on racist abuse at Sheffield

first_imgTottenham Hotspur Ladies defender Renee Hector has opened up on the racist abuse she suffered from an opposition player at Sheffield United on Sunday.Hector, 23, made the claim in a tweet after Tottenham won 2-1 to go second in the FA Women’s Championship.“Such a shame that racism seems to be rising up again in football,” the former Watford Ladies player wrote.Such a shame that racism seems to be rising up again in football – I received some monkey noises today from an opposition player. The only reaction was to let the football do the talking and that we did 💙🤩 great start to the year! @ThlfcOfficial #COYSL #SHEvTOT #KickItOut— Renée Hector (@renazzza) January 6, 2019Premier LeaguePremier League Betting: Match-day 5 Stuart Heath – September 14, 2019 Going into the Premier League’s match-day five with a gap already beginning to form at the top of the league. We will take a…“I received some monkey noises from an opposition player. The only reaction was to let football do the talking.”Sheffield United Women said in a statement that they “are aware of the post on social media and have already begun an investigation to determine the full facts”.Spurs said the incident was reported to the referee by Hector during the game.The club added in a tweet: “We have since reported the alleged incident to the FA and await their response.”last_img

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