We are angered by the racist abuse of our player Nathan Byrne on Saturday afternoon and will be working with the relevant authorities to assist them with their investigations.
- Wigan Athletic Club Statement: Racist social media abuse of Nathan Byrne
- Wigan Athletic angered by the racist abuse sent to our player Nathan Byrne after Saturday’s match at Bristol City
- The club has reported the abuse as hate crime and will work with the relevant authorities to ensure the actions of the person responsible are dealt with appropriately.
Wigan Athletic Football Club are angered by racist abuse received on the personal Twitter account of one of our players, Nathan Byrne, on Saturday afternoon.
We have reported the incident to the police and will work with the relevant authorities to assist them with their investigations.
There is no place for discrimination in society and social media is not an exception to those rules. We find this behaviour abhorrent.