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Club statement

25 October 2012

Croft in the clear

Oldham Athletic Football Club have been informed that, following a detailed inquiry by South Yorkshire Police into allegations that their player, Lee Croft, racially abused a ball boy, during the npower League One fixture between Sheffield United and Oldham Athletic on 13 October 2012, that South Yorkshire Police have found no evidence to support such allegations and they do not intend to take any further action in relation to this matter.


It has been an extremely difficult time for Lee who has received the full support of the club and all his team mates while these totally unfounded allegations have been investigated.


The club would like to place on record its thanks to South Yorkshire Police for the thorough and expeditious manner in which it has completed its enquiry.


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