Rangers are “not prepared for Glen Kamara to be yet another statistic” as they urge strong Uefa action over alleged racial abuse of the midfielder.
Slavia Prague’s Ondrej Kudel said something to Kamara while covering his mouth amid a late melee in Rangers’ Europa League home defeat on Thursday. Rangers manager director Stewart Robertson says the Ibrox club “refuse to acknowledge any attempt to defend, deflect or deny the abuse”.
What did Gerrard say post-match?
Steven Gerrard left “angry and upset” after Glen Kamara told him he was racially abused during the game. Rangers lost 2-0 to exit at the last-16 stage 3-1 on aggregate. Gerrard was seen speaking with Slavia coach Jindrich Tripisovsky and Uefa delegates as he appeared to seek an explanation.
How did Slavia respond?
Rangers finished the game with nine men after Ondrej Kudela was sent off. Slavia say they have never seen such “unprecedentedly malicious play” in their history. The team were not allowed to enter the dressing room after the game.
What are Uefa saying?
Uefa has confirmed it is investigating an incident in the tunnel after the 2-2 draw between Celtic and Atletico Madrid on Saturday.
What about the police?
Rangers and Leeds United are being investigated by police after racist abuse was directed at both players following Saturday’s Scottish Cup quarter-final.