Racist Football Tweets

Gloucestershire Police has spoken to two teenage boys after racist tweets were sent during England's Euro 2012 quarter-final defeat by Italy.

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Teenagers warned by police for racist football tweets

Two teenagers have been warned by police after they posted racist tweets during the England v Italy Euro 2012 match on Sunday. A 13-year-old boy from Gloucester and a 15-year-old boy from Tewkesbury admitted making offensive comments on Twitter about England players.

Both teenagers have since deactivated their Twitter accounts and will be asked to write a letter of apology to the individual players targeted."

– Gloucestershire Police