AFL issues unreserved apology for failings over Adam Goodes saga

  • AFL admits it let down the Sydney Swans star over booing
  • Gillon McLachlan admits he was wrong not to call it racist

The Australian Football League and all 18 clubs have apologised to Adam Goodes for their “failures” during the last months of his career, when the Sydney Swans star was hounded by racist abuse from opposing fans.

“The treatment of Adam challenges us, and our right to be considered Australia’s indigenous football code,” the AFL said in a statement, which it said was issued on behalf of members, adminstrators, staff and players.

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