EXETER and Cambridge followers booed gamers taking the knee on Tuesday evening.
A Grecians supporter was ejected from St James Park after being recognized by stewards and spoken to by police.
Exeter Metropolis’s Ryan Bowman and Harrogate striker Jack Muldoon, who later hit the guests’ winner, have been booed taking the knee earlier than the League Two conflictCredit score: Pinnacle Photograph Company
Many Exeter followers tried to drown out the booing from a number of of their fellow house supporters in opposition to HarrogateCredit score: Pinnacle Photograph Company
Fellow Exeter followers tried to drown out the booing because the gamers took the knee in assist of Black Lives Matter earlier than their 2-1 League Two defeat in opposition to Harrogate.
A handful of followers additionally heckled at Cambridge’s Abbey Stadium earlier than their 2-1 win over Colchester in the identical division as each side took the knee.
The anti-racism gesture had barely begun when a number of boos rang out.
However the majority of the group responded by clapping to point out assist.
It’s the second time in per week Exeter have been plunged into controversy following an allegation of racist abuse in direction of a Northampton star final Tuesday.
The membership and police are investigating and have appealed for witnesses.
And Exeter skipper Jake Taylor hit out at at Tuesday evening’s booing.
DevonLive quote the one-cap Wales winger as saying: “There is no such thing as a place for it at Exeter Metropolis so I’m glad he bought handled.
QPR and Millwall gamers united for this gesture in opposition to racism after some Lions’ followers heckled their gamers taking the knee in opposition to Derby
“Hopefully (the fan) will get banned and has to take care of the results because it shouldn’t be occurring at the moment.
“We’re a decent membership and I hope our followers would again the message that us gamers and workers again too.
“It’s actually disappointing and never an Exeter Metropolis factor to do.
“Each groups spoke about it earlier than the sport and we’re totally onboard with it.
“Hopefully when it occurs sooner or later (taking a knee) it will get a greater response than it did this night.”
The incidents got here 10 days after Millwall fans heckled their players and Derby’s for taking a knee at The Den.
Lions fans applauded their team and QPR for an alternate anti-racism protest three days later, with gamers as an alternative linking arms earlier than kick-off.