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Bulgarian FA angry at Southgate comments

The Bulgarian Football Union has described Gareth Southgate’s racism concerns as “groundless, inappropriate and unnecessary”. Speaking in the wake of an alleged incident during England’s 4-0 win over Bulgaria at Wembley last weekend, manager Southgate said racist abuse was a “concern” ahead of the return game in Sofia in October. England’s players are also understood ...

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Southgate fears further racism in Bulgaria

England manager Gareth Southgate fears his players could be subjected to more racial abuse when they face Bulgaria in Sofia. Raheem Sterling was the target of alleged racist abuse from a Bulgaria fan during England’s 4-0 win at Wembley on Saturday, while he was also subjected to abuse in another Euro 2020 qualifier against Montenegro earlier this year. Southgate fears ...

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Sterling target of alleged racist abuse

Raheem Sterling was the target of alleged racist abuse from a Bulgaria fan during England’s Euro 2020 qualifier at Wembley. A steward is said to have heard the individual in the away section of the ground during the match on Saturday, and the person was subsequently ejected and handed to police. The Metropolitan Police confirmed a male was arrested and ...

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