Spanish FA apologises over racism

November 19, 2004

The English Football Association said on Friday it had received a letter of apology from the Spanish Football Association after home fans racially abused England players during a friendly match in Madrid on Wednesday.

The FA's website said the letter, from General Secretary Jorge P. Arias, categorically condemned the fans' behaviour.

'The FA welcomes the response and now looks forward to receiving details from FIFA on its investigation initiated yesterday,' a ...

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