League One - Croft cleared of racism allegation

Oldham midfielder Lee Croft will not face police action after he was accused of racially abusing a ball boy.

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League One - Croft cleared of racism allegation
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Lee Croft, left, will not face police action over racism allegations

The allegation was made following the Latics' 1-1 draw away to Sheffield United at Bramall Lane on October 13. Croft vehemently denied any wrongdoing and was backed by his manager Paul Dickov.

A statement released on Oldham's official website, www.oldhamathletic.co.uk, read: "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."

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