Club And Police Investigating Report Of Racist Abuse

Everton Football Club is working alongside Merseyside Police to investigate a reported incident of racist abuse directed towards an opposition player during Sunday’s Premier League match with Arsenal at Goodison Park.

Everton condemns all forms of discrimination and we will seek the strongest possible sanctions to tackle anti-social and or criminal behaviour, including club bans and criminal prosecution.

The incident took place approximately 15 minutes into the first half of Sunday’s game, in the Lower Gwladys Street stand near to the Bullens Road stand. 

If anyone has any information or footage that may assist our enquiries, this can be reported anonymously by texting HELP and the details of what was witnessed and where to 84300, or by emailing

Alternatively, the Merseyside Police social media desk can be contacted about this incident on X/Twitter @MerPolCC or Facebook ‘Merseyside Police Contact Centre’ quoting reference 2300894886. Calls can also be made quoting the same reference number to 101 or the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Racism has no place in our stadium or our communities.