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More details on racism complaint after Newcastle match

Aleksandar Kolarov is believed to have become involved in an exchange with two spectators holding an Albanian flag. Credit: Martin Rickett/PA Wire/Press Association Images

More details have emerged of the alleged racist incident during yesterday's football match between Newcastle United and Manchester City.

The Manchester City player, Aleksandar Kolarov, who is a Serbian international, is believed to have become involved in an exchange with two spectators holding an Albanian flag.

One is understood to have made an official complaint against Kolarov for using racist language.

Northumbria Police say they take such allegations extremely seriously and are expected to speak to the player over the next few days.