Tottenham Hotspur Ladies player Renee Hector has said she was racially abused by a Sheffield United opponent during a game on Sunday.
Hector wrote on Twitter that the opposition player had directed monkey noises at her during an FA Women's Championship match.
"Such a shame that racism seems to be rising up again in football," the 23-year-old wrote. "I received some monkey noises from an opposition player. The only reaction was to let football do the talking."
Such a shame that racism seems to be rising up again in football - I received some monkey noises today from an opposition player. The only reaction was to let the football do the talking and that we did 💙🤩 great start to the year! @ThlfcOfficial #COYSL #SHEvTOT #KickItOut— Renée Hector (@renazzza) January 6, 2019
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