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’Investigation:

    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.


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Posted on April 6, 2013, in Media. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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