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Newport County prohibits supporter for life after he was found guilty of racist abuse in Rodney Parade

Newport County prohibits supporter for LIFE after he was found guilty of racist abuse at Rodney Parade in November

  • The 40-year-old man had already been banned for four years
  • But Newport County has now banned the fan for the life of Rodney Parade
  • The racist abuse took place during their match against Grimsby in November

Newport County issued a supporter with a lifelong ban after he was found guilty of racist abuse.

The 40-year-old man has already received a four-year ban on the court for his offensive chants during the Newport FA Cup match with Grimsby at Rodney Parade in November.

The Sky Bet League Two club said in a statement: “Newport welcomes the court’s decision to impose a four-year ban on football ban on a person in the home area, following an incident in our Rodney Parade game earlier this season .

The abuse took place in Rodney Parade, the home of Newport County in November

The abuse took place in Rodney Parade, the home of Newport County in November

“In addition to the court ban on football ban, this person also receives a lifelong ban from Newport and Rodney Parade Stadium.

“Discrimination does not fit anywhere in society and these actions are absolutely out of place at our football club or our fans.”

The explanation goes on: ‘Everyone who behaves in this way, whether it is at the stadium or online, receives a similar consequence.

“Newport works tirelessly to create an inclusive, hospitable environment for everyone and we want to remind all supporters of our current policy and advise everyone to always behave in a respectable way.”

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