Another charge for racist abuse; Birmingham vs Huddersfield

Championship match between Birmingham and Huddersfield was stopped late in second half when Juninho Bacuna reported an alleged racist incident; His team-mate Tom Edwards confirmed he also heard the abuse; Birmingham owner Tom Wagner says he will issue a lifetime ban on the supporter

The alleged racial taunts directed towards midfielder Juninho Bacuna during Birmingham’s 4-1 victory against Huddersfield were denounced by manager John Eustace.

Late in the second half, when the subjSpeaking afterwards, with his side having won after two goals from Siriki Dembele and one each from Koji Miyoshi and Jordan James, Eustace made his feelings clearect had been brought up on the field of play, referee Sam Allison went to speak with Eustace and Terriers opponent Darren Moore.

“I believe that Bacuna was racially abused by one of our fans which is obviously disgusting,” he said.

“It’s not something that we expect in society, let alone football. Birmingham is very proud of how diverse we are as a club and a city and there is certainly nowhere near any room for that at all.

“It’s very disappointing. They have reported it, it’s bang out of order.

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