Ivan Toney: Brentford striker receives more racist abuse on Instagram


Ivan Toney played in Brentford’s goalless draw with Birmingham earlier on TuesdayBrentford striker Ivan Toney has been targeted with more racist abuse on Instagram, with the Championship club describing it as “spineless”.

“We stand with Ivan, and all those who continue to suffer abuse online,” Brentford tweetedexternal-link shortly after.

Toney, 25, was also subjected to racist abuse on the platform in January.

“We are appalled to see yet more spineless, racist abuse directed at Ivan on Instagram this evening,” Brentford said.

“This has to stop. Now.”

Instagram has removed the account that sent the racist messages to Toney.

Several players have received abuse in recent weeks, including a number of Manchester United players.

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