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Man charged in connection with racial abuse of footballer


A man has been charged in connection with the racial abuse of a Forest Green Rovers player earlier this year.

Ryan Ferguson, aged 23 and of Barberry Crescent in Liverpool, was charged with racially aggravated public order, failing to comply with a football banning order under the Football Spectators Act 1989 and obstructing a constable in the execution of their duty.

He is due to appear at Cheltenham Magistrates’ Court tomorrow morning (Thursday 7th September).

The charges relate to an incident which took place during the club’s match against Fleetwood Town at The New Lawn in Nailsworth on the evening of Tuesday 18 April.

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