Soccer-Fan found guilty of sending offensive email to England manager Southgate

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LONDON (Reuters) – An English soccer fan was found guilty on Monday of sending an expletive-laden email, which included racist messages, to the national team’s manager Gareth Southgate, prosecutors said. Brian Martin, 36, sent the message to Southgate after England lost a game to Hungary in Budapest in June this year. “The content of this message was not only grossly offensive, but racist,” Senior Crown Prosecutor Adam Featherstone said in a statement. Martin had used messages of a racist nature to refer to players of colour in the team, criticised Southgate for decisions he had taken, and obj…

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