Bradford City launch investigation into racist abuse directed at Charlton Athletic striker Lyle Taylor


Bradford City are investigating racist remarks made towards Charlton striker Lyle Taylor after Saturday’s match at The Valley.

The Addicks striker scored the only goal to earn his side a 1-0 victory in SE7.

Taylor linked to the comment – made on Twitter – and remarked: “Look at this… Yet another example of ignorant, small minded #racism #pathetic.”

The frontman then added later: “The support from everybody has been overwhelming today. The blanket condemnation of 1 idiot’s actions has highlighted the people’s true feelings on this matter. Thank you for all the messages too, it means the world.”

Bradford City issued a statement this morning. It said: “The club is investigating racist remarks made on Twitter towards Charlton Athletic’s Lyle Taylor following Saturday’s game at The Valley.

“City officials are working with the Police and Charlton Athletic to identify the person responsible and ensure appropriate action is taken against them.”

Bradford have asked anyone with information which could assist in their investigation to get in touch via email.

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