The Suffolk FA has launched an investigation after reports an under-18 player has given up football after he was racially abused during a match in the county.
Ipswich Wanderers say the incident happened during a clash with Framlingham Town.
The Wanderers team walked off the pitch in support of their player on the 81st minute of the game on Thursday night. Framlingham were leading 4-1.
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Coach Jonty Boon said the player, who didn't want to be named, had said he didn't want to play again after the incident.
However another coach for the club said he hoped the player could be persuaded to keep up his football.
Racism in football is under the spotlight after England players were subjected to abuse during their game with Montenegro in Podgorica.
England player Danny Rose was subjected to monkey chants at the end of the team's 5-1 win.
Framlingham Town tweeted that they were mortified by the alleged incident at their ground and would be working with Suffolk FA as they investigated.