Ross County's Regan Charles-Cook 'hurt and frustrated' by racist messages after scoring against Rangers
The 24-year-old Englishman struck his team’s second goal, and his 10th of the season, to help the Highlanders claim a vital point in the battle to avoid relegation as Rangers dropped two points in the title race.
Charles-Cook revealed via Twitter afterwards that he had been subjected to racist abuse online.
He posted: "I am extremely hurt and frustrated to come off the pitch today and be left with multiple messages of racist abuse.
"This makes us stronger and we will continue to fight against racism!”
Ross County confirmed that the matter has been passed to police.
A club statement read: “We are disappointed that our player Regan Charles-Cook has been subjected to racist abuse online following today’s match.
"We will give Regan all of our support and will work with the police and relevant parties to ensure these messages are properly dealt with. #WeStandWithRegan.”
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