A RACISM probe has been launched at a football club after claims a player was abused during yesterday's match.

Slough Town FC has launched an investigation following the racist incident at a yesterday's game against Dulwich Hamlet.

It has been claimed that a Dulwich Hamlet player was racially abused during the second half of Saturday's National League South match at Arbour Park.

A statement released by Slough Town football club said: "Slough Town Football Club is aware of an alleged racist comment directed towards a Dulwich Hamlet player during the second half of today’s National League South match at Arbour Park.

"The Club is appalled to learn of this incident and we are working closely with Dulwich Hamlet on this matter. 

"We are investigating this matter and we encourage anyone with information that could help identify the individual to come forward to Slough Town Football Club by sending an email to gensec@sloughtownfc.net

"Racist and discriminatory behaviour is completely unacceptable and will not be tolerated at Arbour Park."

Dulwich Hamlet lost the match 4-3, which leaves the club at 16th place on the Vanarama National League South.