FIFA have dropped their investigation into an alleged racist gesture made by Poland centre-back Kamil Glik in the direction of England’s Kyle Walker in September’s World Cup qualifier.
Glik appeared to pinch Walker on the throat in the course of the ill-tempered 1-1 attract Warsaw, which led to a heated conflict between the 2 units of gamers by which centre-back Harry Maguire was clearly incensed about one thing.
The gamers’ allegations had been reported to the fourth official by the FA at half-time, though their Polish counterparts vehemently denied the claims from the outset.
FIFA launched an investigation, however in accordance with the Polish FA the case has been closed a month on after ‘grounds for disciplinary motion’ weren’t discovered.
Poland FA media officer Jakub Kwiatkowski tweeted on Wednesday: “In step with our place expressed from the outset, FIFA didn’t discover grounds for disciplinary motion towards Kamil Glik after absurd accusations from the English federation.
“The case, not less than on the idea of FIFA, has been closed.”
The problem of racism reared its ugly head as soon as once more on Tuesday evening in the course of the Three Lions’ most up-to-date World Cup qualifier towards Hungary at Wembley.
Law enforcement officials entered the away finish to arrest a Hungary supporter who had allegedly racially abused a steward contained in the stadium, earlier than being met with violence and being pushed again down onto the concourse amid ugly scenes within the stands.
In a press release, the Metropolitan Police mentioned: “Shortly after the beginning of tonight’s match at Wembley, officers entered the stand to arrest a spectator for a racially aggravated public order offence following feedback made in the direction of a steward.
“Because the officers made the arrest, minor dysfunction broke out involving different spectators. Order was shortly restored and there have been no additional incidents at this stage.”