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The goalkeeper who endures racist chants every weekend

A Hampshire-based goalkeeper, now playing in Kent, has described his weekly ordeal as he is bombarded with racist taunts.

Nathan Ashmore is one of the Vanarama National League's most highly-rated goalkeepers and was signed for a fee from Gosport Borough in March 2016.

He began his career on the south coast with Gosport’s neighbours and rivals Havant & Waterlooville, coming through the Hawks’ Academy and breaking into the first team in 2008.

He moved to Gosport, initially on loan, in 2011 and produced such displays that his stay was made permanent.

Nathan also expressed his feelings back in March, when he told ITV London about years of abuse.

I'll get called Pineapple Head every game, that's standard. I couldn't count how many times I've been abused over my whole career.

"With the worst ones, I've been called a monkey, monkey. I've been called a golliwog a few times, and anything to do with my colour."

– Nathan Ashmore