Millwall 1-1 Derby: Met Police Works To Identify Fan After Rams Player Suffers Alleged Discriminatory Abuse | Football news


Millwall is working with Metropolitan Police to identify a supporter after a Derby player suffered alleged discriminatory abuse at The Den on Saturday.

Derby said the incident was reported later the game ended 1-1.

A statement from Millwall after the game read: “The matter is under immediate investigation and the club will fully cooperate on the matter.

“Any individual found guilty of discriminatory abuse at The Den is issued an immediate lifetime ban and is also offered the opportunity to complete Millwall’s Fan Diversity Scheme course.

“The club has a zero tolerance policy against discriminatory abuse of any kind and is continuing its tireless efforts in this regard through the work of the Millwall Equality Steering Committee.”

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The highlights of the Sky Bet Championship match between Millwall and Derby on Saturday

A Derby statement added: “The player will receive the full support of the club following the incident at The Den.

“Derby County would like to record their thanks to Millwall Football Club for their assistance.”

The match ended in a draw after former Derby player Scott Malone scored for Millwall and nullified Festy Ebosele’s lead.

The Rams held out for one point after Nathan Byrne was sent off in the second half, but remain last in the league and nine points from salvation after their 12-point deduction at the start of the season.

Millwall are ninth, one point out of the play-offs.

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