Brentford fan arrested for racist abuse during Manchester City game

Brentford did not release details of the incident but said they had banned the individual pending further investigation.

Promoted Brentford, which lost 1-0 to City, is 14th in the league standings, with 20 points from 18 games.   -  AP

A Brentford supporter was arrested after Wednesday's home game against Manchester City for allegedly directing racist and homophobic abuse at an opposition player, the Premier League club said on Sunday.

Brentford did not release details of the incident but said it had banned the individual pending further investigation.

Foden earns City 1-0 win at Brentford, 8-point lead in EPL  

"We are aware of an incident at the game on Wednesday night where a Brentford supporter was arrested for allegedly abusing a Manchester City player using racist and homophobic language -- this is currently a police matter," the club said in a statement.

"As a condition of their bail, the individual involved is not permitted to attend any Brentford FC matches until the police investigation is concluded and may be subject to Club sanction pending the outcome of that process."

Promoted Brentford, which lost 1-0 to City, is 14th in the league standings, with 20 points from 18 games. It hosts Aston Villa later on Sunday.

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