SPORTS NEWS: Liverpool to reader complaints to UEFA over racist abuse aimed at Rhian Brewster in Spartak Moscow tie - Naijatune

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SPORTS NEWS: Liverpool to reader complaints to UEFA over racist abuse aimed at Rhian Brewster in Spartak Moscow tie

SPORTS NEWS: Liverpool to reader complaints to UEFA over racist abuse aimed at Rhian Brewster in Spartak Moscow tie

SPORTS NEWS:

Liverpool have formally griped to UEFA over affirmed bigot ABUSE went for Rhian Brewster in the Youth League conflict with Spartak Moscow on Wednesday.

Brewster, who won the Golden Boot as England won the U17 World Cup this late spring, must be dragged away by Liverpool partners and staff at the last shriek of the U19 side's 2-0 win - which was played at Prenton Park.

The striker was apparently resentful about what was said to him by one of the Russian safeguards.
SPORTS NEWS: Liverpool to reader complaints to UEFA over racist abuse aimed at Rhian Brewster in Spartak Moscow tie
Brewster's eight goals at the U17 World Cup saw him claim the Golden Boot
Liverpool told Sky Sports News that "the club have followed the proper procedure by reporting the alleged incident to UEFA."

U19 manager Steven Gerrard, as quoted by the Liverpool Echo, said: "It's difficult for me to comment on it right now. It's something that the club will look into and deal with.

"I'd rather talk about Rhian Brewster's performance. I don't want to take any gloss off that because he was superb. The only thing that was missing from his performance was a goal. He held the ball up so well and put in a shift for us."
SPORTS NEWS: Liverpool to reader complaints to UEFA over racist abuse aimed at Rhian Brewster in Spartak Moscow tie
Gerrard watched his Under-19 side claim a 2-0 win
Show It Out, an anti-racist battle gathering said it was "appalled" by the charges of racial abuse and called for UEFA to demonstrate they are "serious" about bringing an equivalent game.

Prior this season another Liverpool youth player - Bobby Adekanye - was the casualty of racist chants and motions from Spartak supporters amid the diversion in Moscow.

UEFA found Spartak guilty and punished the club with a partial stadium closure for their next UEFA Youth League apparatus.

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