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West Ham game vs Dallas United suspended due to racism allegations at The Soccer Tournament in North Carolina
West Ham’s game against Dallas United at the 7v7 competition The Soccer Tournament was suspended on Thursday night due to racism allegations.
West Ham made the allegations against a member of the Dallas United setuo=p.
A statement on the competition’s Twitter account said: ‘The match between West Ham United & Dallas United has been suspended pending an investigation into allegations of use or intent to use a racial slur.
‘TST has zero tolerance towards racial abuse, and take these allegations very seriously.
After speaking with players and coaches from both teams, officials, and consulting audio from our production team, TST will issue the results of its investigation.’
West Ham’s game against Dallas United at The Soccer tournament was suspended
Dallas said in a statement: ‘Dallas United has launched an internal investigation into the allegations made by our opponent.
We will issue a statement in the near future. We are cooperating fully with The Soccer Tournament and their investigation in the interim.’
A clip surfaced from the game on social media showing the players gathered round due to an apparent confrontation.
Anton Ferdinand, playing for West Ham in the game, can be heard in the clip saying to an opponent: ‘Why are you looking at me for? I’ll punch you up.’
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