Tyne & Wear

Newcastle United: Hunt after racist abuse made to player

The Newcastle fan police want to speak to Image copyright Northumbria Police
Image caption Police want to speak to this man after racist abuse at the match

Police are hunting a man after racist abuse was directed at a Cardiff City player during their match against Newcastle United.

The comments were made during Newcastle's away game in Cardiff in the Championship on 28 April.

A man was reported by another Newcastle fan and he was thrown out from the stadium by stewards.

He provided his details to officers but it later emerged those were false. Newcastle won the game 2-0.

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