Mother calls in the police after accusing her Asian son’s youth football team of racism… because the coach kept substituting him
- Mother claims her son was taken off and substituted on race grounds
- Boy, 9, has played for Knowle Juniors for two years
- The club said boy was not the only player to be subbed
- Knowle Juniors: ‘This is a football, not racial, issue’
The police and FA are investigating a youth football team over claims managers and coaches repeatedly subbed a nine-year-old boy because he is Asian.
Fehnez Khan, of Solihull, claims her son was taken off and substituted on race grounds during a match while playing for Knowle Juniors.
The Birmingham FA is investigating the claims, which have been strenuously denied by the club, established in 1926.