Gills fans arrested amid racist abuse allegations

Police are investigating claims that Rotherham manager was abused for being Scottish during Gillingham's 4-3 defeat at the Priestfield Stadium

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Three questioned over racial slur claims at Gillingham match

Rotherham manager Steve Evans Credit: PA

*Police are investigating a claim that Gillingham fans chanted racist abuse to Rotherham manager Steve Evans during yesterday's League One game *

The men - aged, 24, 27 and 57 - were arrested on suspicion of a racially aggravated public order offence and have been released on bail until May 7

It is not the first time Mr Evans and the Gills have been involved in allegations of racial abuse.

The Scot previously made an official complaint in 2011 about then Gills boss, Andy Hessenthaler, after a heated exchange at a boxing day match when he was manager of Crawley Town.

Scot Steve Evans used to manage Crawley Town Credit: PA

The complaint was later dropped by Mr Evans.

The Scot, who has also managed Crawley Town and Boston United - was seen talking to police following yesterday's game, which Rotherham won 4-3

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