Swansea fan bailed

A Swansea City supporter arrested for allegedly making a racist gesture towards Norwich City defender Sebastien Bassong during the clubs' game at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday has now been bailed.

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Football fan arrested

A 23 year old man from Swansea was arrested during yesterday's football match at the Liberty Stadium for racially aggravated public order offence.

South Wales police say he remains in custody following an incident which took place during the Swansea versus Norwich game.

Swansea: Matter with police

There was an incident after Norwich's fourth goal. Sebastien Bassong made the referee aware there was a racist gesture towards him from a Swansea City fan.Within 10 minutes of the report the stewards had got hold of the TV footage, replayed it, identified the alleged person in question and within that period he was arrested for a racially aggravated public order offence.The matter is with the police, but from the club's point of view we abhor racism and we have worked hard over the years to make this a family club. We will look into it and a further statement will follow in due course.

– Swansea City spokesman

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Swansea fan arrested for alleged racist gesture

Swansea City have confirmed one of their supporters has been arrested for allegedly making a racist gesture towards Norwich City defender Sebastien Bassong during the clubs' Premier League game this afternoon.

The alleged incident happened after Norwich's fourth goal, in a game the visitors won 4-3 at the Liberty Stadium. Bassong went to celebrate with his teammates but then motioned to referee Howard Webb that he believed he had been the victim of a racist gesture.

Webb reported it to the fourth official, and a male supporter was arrested.

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