Leicester City try to determine supporters who yelled ‘disgraceful’ abuse at ITV pundits Ian Wright and Roy Keane throughout Saturday’s Group Protect.
Arsenal legend Wright mentioned he and former Manchester United captain Keane had been focused by some supporters sitting close to their gantry at Wembley Stadium, because the Foxes lifted the trophy with a 1-Zero win over Man City,
Wright mentioned in a submit on social media that the abusive followers focused Keane – a former Republic of Eire worldwide – for his nationality, whereas aimed and mouthed racist insults in the direction of Wright.
The Foxes have promised to analyze the incident, with bans anticipated for any supporters who will be recognized.
After the sport, Wright mentioned on Twitter: “Let me simply clear that up as a result of clearly Leicester followers know the way a lot respect I’ve acquired for them, their house owners, I’m continually bigging up Leicester and what they do.
“However what I acquired to say, doing punditry from the gantry the place we had been, among the Leicester followers…
“What they had been doing calling Roy [Keane] ‘Irish C’, mouthing the phrases to me.
“They know what phrases they had been mouthing to me, you let yourselves down bro, large time.
“Actually disillusioned, actually disillusioned on the day, what was a incredible day for Leicester City followers.
“Them followers in entrance of these youngsters, throwing the stuff down what they had been doing, mouthing and shouting what they had been shouting, disgraceful behaviour.
“Leicester shouldn’t be appearing like that, sure followers you don’t signify Leicester.”
The FA Cup holders instantly responded to the Arsenal legend’s submit and pledged to take motion in opposition to these concerned.
“Thanks for not letting this cross, @IanWright0. We’d welcome your assist in figuring out these concerned to allow them to be held to account,” the membership tweeted.
“We wholeheartedly condemn all types of discrimination.”
Kelechi Iheanacho scored the one objective of the sport as Leiecester received their second sport at Wembley in 2021, after their FA Cup remaining win over Chelsea earlier this yr.
Jack Grealish made his Manchester City debut in the course of the defeat, after his record-breaking transfer from Aston Villa final week.
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