Soccer – FAI starts investigation into alleged Zayed abuse

The FAI have begun an investigation into alleged racial abuse aimed at Derry City’s Eamon Zayed by an opposing player during Monday night’s Airtricity League Premier Division match at Tallaght Stadium against Shamrock Rovers. The FAI on Tuesday announced that the FAI Disciplinary Control Unit had begun an investigation into the alleged abuse toward Zayed and the PFAI have confirmed the complaint. Zayed made a formal complaint after the game and the governing body confirmed it had featured in the referee and match delegate's report. Meanwhile the  Rovers player at the centre of the allegation has denied the accusation, the Hoops have revealed.