Bulgarian Football President: Southgate racism comments ‘unnecessary’

The Bulgarian Football Union’s initial response to England’s concerns over racism does not bode well. In reacting to Gareth Southgate’s fears that some of his players could be targeted in Monday’s qualifier, president Borislav Mihaylov claimed those comments were “groundless, inappropriate and unnecessary”. Groundless? The Vasil Levski Stadium’s capacity will be reduced by 5,000 when England visit after a UEFA punishment for racist chanting in…

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