Alleged racial abuse towards junior footballer

The seafront at Dunbar,East Lothian,Scotland
Pic.... Neil Hanna
The seafront at Dunbar,East Lothian,Scotland Pic.... Neil Hanna

A junior footballer from Dunbar United was racially abused by a match official, it has been alleged.

The Scottish Football Association (SFA) has confirmed it has received a complaint following Dunbar United’s East of Scotland Cup game at Jeanfield Swifts on Saturday.

Malcolm Jones, Dunbar United’s secretary, said: “There has been an allegation of racial abuse. It has been put forward to the East of Scotland Juniors and on to the SFA.”

A spokeswoman for the SFA confirmed a complaint had been received.