Manchester United suspend European scout over racial slurs on Facebook

Guardian

• Chief executive Ed Woodward will lead internal inquiry in to Torben Aakjaer• Club acts after Guardian reveals anti-immigration posts on social media• More football newsManchester United will hold high-level talks on Thursday about whether to fire one of their European scouts after becoming embroiled in a race storm that has gone to the top of the club.Old Trafford confirmed they had suspended Torben Aakjaer within hours of being alerted to a stream of racially offensive Facebook comments in which one mosque is described as a “conspiracy-potential prayer-shop” and there is support for Denmark to close its borders and put “extra personnel on every crossover and exit so all that eastern Europe dirt and sh.. can be kept out.” Continue reading......

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