The AFL is investigating reports Carlton star Adam Saad was racially abused by a fan at Adelaide Oval on Saturday night. The AFL’s statement reads ” The AFL is currently investigating alleged comments made by a spectator at AO (Adelaide Oval) last night. Football is a place of inclusion and belonging and there is no place for racist behaviour in our game.”
AFL investigates claims Carlton star Adam Saad racially abused in shock loss to Crows – Why Carlton is Trending on Twitter?
AFL looking into racism claims in Adelaide. AFL officials are looking into the alleged incident. Carlton is right now trending on Twitter in Australia. Some tweets from them are:
By Matt Parker: “Geelong and Melbourne the only two teams that can win it then, Freo, Brisbane, Richmond, Sydney, Carlton all pretenders and Doggies won’t make it”
By Andrew: “My Carlton changes this week baggers OUT: Newman, Kennedy, Durdin all injured, Owies and Plowman IN: Kemp, Marchbank, Dow, Martin and JSOS elevated from sub! #upthebaggers “
According to reports from the Carlton cheer squad, the fan known as Saad “a terrorist” throughout the Crows’ 29-point conclusion. The AFL is investigating the allegation, created by a Carlton cheer squad cluster against a member of the gang, following the Blues’ clash with Adelaide on Sat night.