Wilfried Zaha has taken to social media to highlight a message of racist abuse he received during Crystal Palace's 1-0 win against Newcastle on Saturday.
Football authorities are currently facing scrutiny over their handling of the worrying trend of racist abuse amongst supporters after three Football League clubs reported alleged incidents over the weekend.
“Be true to who you are and the family name you bear” pic.twitter.com/qgtCtZIq5Y— Wilfried Zaha (@wilfriedzaha) April 7, 2019
Kick It Out released a statement condemning the latest incidents, writing:
Another week, another group of players racially abused.— Kick It Out (@kickitout) April 6, 2019
We won’t stop highlighting this disgraceful behaviour while it remains deeply ingrained within football.
We’ll be liaising with the relevant authorities and offering support to clubs and players involved. #KickItOut pic.twitter.com/d0CyqA9qhE
The EFL has also commented on the weekend's events: "