Croatian club HNK Rijeka have strenuously denied any of their players racially abused Manchester City's Seko Fofana in a friendly.
City's elite development squad coach Patrick Vieira took his team off the pitch when the 19-year-old French midfielder made the allegations after being sent off just before half-time.
Sources told PA sport the move was supported by City officials and Vieira has received the backing of anti-discrimination network FARE.
However, Rijeka have issued a statement in which...
Manchester City cancelled an under-21 friendly in with HNK Rijeka in Croatia on Tuesday after alleged racial abuse aimed at City midfielder Seko Fofana.
A Rijeka player appeared to target Fofana with abuse during the first half, after which City pulled their players from the pitch, according to a statement released on City's website. Rijeka were leading 1-0 when play was abandoned.
"Following an alleged incident in the latter stages of the first half of the game, being played in Novig...