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Ebbsfleet United investigating alleged racist behaviour by one of their supporters outside Whitehawk's ground

By Steve Tervet

Ebbsfleet United are investigating alleged racist behaviour by one of their supporters.

A statement appeared on the club website on Sunday evening referring to an incident which took place after the Fleet's 1-0 defeat away to Whitehawk in Vanarama Conference South on Saturday.

It said: "The club has today received a written allegation from a supporter of Whitehawk FC regarding alleged racist behaviour by a supporter of Ebbsfleet United FC outside the Whitehawk stadium following yesterday’s match.

"The club will be launching an investigation tomorrow (Monday) into the incident. It is asking anyone who witnessed the incident to contact Peter Varney at the club on 01474 533796.

"The club does not tolerate any racism or discrimination and fully supports the efforts of Kick It Out and the importance of a multi-faith/multi-cultural society which is at the heart of our own community."

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