Club Statement

South Shields Football Club welcomes the swift action taken by Warrington Town in relation to an incident which took place at Tuesday’s Emirates FA Cup tie at Cantilever Park.

We understand that the police are now dealing with the matter and video footage is being reviewed.

South Shields Football Club abhors racism and discrimination of all forms and will continue to do all it can to eradicate such deplorable behaviour from the game.

We also stand firmly alongside those players inadvertently involved in Tuesday’s incident and will continue to support them internally.

The club will be making no further comment at this time.