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Livingston’s Obileye faces racist abuse at Celtic in Glasgow


GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Livingston defender Ayo Obileye has faced racist abuse at Celtic during a Scottish Premiership match. An Associated Press journalist heard a Celtic fan shouting “monkey” at Obileye with an expletive as he ran back onto the pitch following an injury check in the second half. Obileye was later sent off for striking out at Celtic forward Kyogo Furuhashi off the ball in the box and received a red card. Livingston has contacted Celtic about the racism

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