Fulham will take the “greatest action possible” after full-back Cyrus Christie declared that his sibling was hit and racially abused by fans throughout Saturday’s 1-0 defeat at Barnsley.
Christie stated on Twitter after the game: “To the Fulham fan that decided to strike my sis at the video game today and his wife who validated his action with racist remarks I hope you take pride in yourself and feel like a huge guy.
” You’ll get what’s concerning you. Regardless how you felt about the outcome your actions are shameful.”
The Whites, relegated to the Champion last season, stated in a statement: “Fulham Football Club is examining an occurrence which took place in the away end at the Barnsley v Fulham fixture this afternoon.
” Ought to the perpetrators be identified, the club will be taking the strongest possible action.”
In a declaration, South Yorkshire Authorities stated they were yet to receive a report of the occurrence.
” We know claims flowing on social networks,” the statement said. “We are checking out the scenarios of the alleged occurrence and are in the process of calling Fulham Football Club to advance the matter.”
Republic of Ireland international Christie, 26, signed up with Fulham from Middlesbrough in January 2018 and has actually made 33 looks for the club.
In November 2017 and April 2018 he shared racist abuse he had received on social networks.