Sheffield Wednesday Condemns Offensive and Racist Message Directed at Supervisor Darren Moore Following Peterborough Playoffs Defeat

SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY have slammed a disgusting racist message directed at supervisor Darren Moore.

The membership revealed the 49-year-old was subjected to abuse within the wake of the Owls’ 4-0 play-off semi-final first-leg defeat to Peterborough final week.

Sheffield Wednesday have slammed the racist abuse despatched to boss Darren Moore
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An announcement learn: “Sheffield Wednesday are appalled by a repulsive racist message directed at Darren Moore posted on a social media platform following our recreation in opposition to Peterborough United on Friday night.

“We distance ourselves completely from this type of abhorrent behaviour and have taken the suitable steps by issuing a direct ban on the person in query from all SWFC fixtures and occasions.

“Sheffield Wednesday stand shoulder to shoulder with Darren, the soccer household and wider society in condemning all types of discrimination.

“The membership will provide our full help to Darren and we’re working along with the authorities in making certain this particular person faces the total pressure of the regulation because of such a cowardly and despicable act.”

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Moore is considered one of solely three managers in England’s prime 4 leagues and has beforehand spoken in regards to the want for higher consciousness of black heritage and tradition in soccer.

In an interview with SunSport, he stated: “Black Historical past Month is a time to recognise individuals of color, the historical past of black heritage, women and men in native communities and even on a world scale.

“It’s about how we have now helped create the society we stay in at the moment, what individuals did lengthy earlier than me.

“I can solely be glad about my friends and ancestors to open the door and provides me alternatives.

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“All of us have a component to play. There’s a lot to study from one another’s cultures — it’s about being open and embracing it.

“Let’s promote equality between us and a real curiosity, no matter nationality.”

He added: “It’s put aside for one month within the 12 months. However every single day is Black Historical past Month.

“It doesn’t should be, ‘Oh it’s Black Historical past Month, we should always think about it only for one month’.

“Christmas is widely known at one time. That is simply not that. That is on a day-to-day foundation.”