Police are investigating allegations of racial abuse following the abandonment of the FA Cup tie between Haringey Borough and Yeovil Town.

A spokesman for Metropolitan Police informed the BBC that the force was also looking into claims that objects were thrown onto the field of play during the match.

The two sides contested the fourth qualifying round tie at Haringey’s Coles Park stadium on Saturday for a place in the FA Cup first round proper.

But the game was called off after Haringey’s manager Tom Loizou pulled his team off the park following a penalty incident in front of the away fans.

Haringey goalkeeper Valery Douglas Pajetat was reportedly spat at and hit by an object shortly after Yeovil had been awarded a spot kick.

Haringey Borough goalkeeper Pajetat reported being spat at and racially abused

After Yeovil had scored the penalty, Loizou claims that Haringey defender Coby Rowe was “racially abused”, and added “there was no way I could let him continue”.

The game…

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Haringey Borough vs Yeovil ‘racial abuse’ investigated by police after FA Cup tie is abandoned
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