Derby, Wigan and Northampton all report alleged racist abuse of players

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Police are investigating multiple allegations of racist abuse against Football League players – with Derby, Wigan and Northampton all reporting incidents.

Brentford confirmed a season-ticket holder was arrested at Griffin Park on Saturday after confronting Derby’s Duane Holmes, who was in the dugout having been substituted during their 3-3 draw. Holmes’s manager, Frank Lampard, said: “A fan came up to him and abused him … it was very clearly reported by the players and the people around.”

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