QPR CEO says he is disgusted after FIFA and UEFA failure to handle alleged racial abuse of club's U18 players

31 October 2019

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Photo: Getty Images QPR made a complaint after their under-18 players were allegedly racially abused during a pre-season fixture with the Spanish club AD Nervion in August.

Lee Hoos, the chief executive of Queens Park Rangers, said the governing bodies were treating complaints about racism "like a complaint about a broken seat in a stadium."

The club made a complaint after their under-18 players were allegedly racially abused during a pre-season fixture with the Spanish club AD Nervion in August.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

QPR's chief executive, Lee Hoos, has slammed FIFA and UEFA after they failed to bring closure to a case of alleged racial abuse of the club's under-18 players in August during a pre-season fixture against the Spanish club AD Nervion.

The club filed complaints with the governing bodies on 15th August but the case is still unresolved, with FIFA telling QPR that it was a matter for UEFA and vice versa. 

I am disgusted, embarrassed and dismayed

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