West Ham winger, Jarrod Bowen is going through FA investigation and a possible ban after an N-word tweet from 2012 was found.
The 24-year-old English footballer was simply 15 on the time when he posted the remark.
The now-deleted submit learn: ‘That one good friend that thinks their black #N*****please.’
The Soccer Affiliation have confirmed they’re conscious of the submit, which was made by Bowen when he was a 15-year-old enjoying in Hereford’s youth ranks, and have launched an investigation into the matter.
Bowen, 24, issued a press release on Friday morning, March 26, and admitted he was ‘immature’ after an outdated social media submit resurfaced.
The assertion learn: ‘In 2012, once I was a 15-year-old child, I posted an offensive and immature tweet.
‘I want to apologise unreservedly for the unacceptable content material of that submit, particularly to all linked with West Ham United.
‘This isn’t an instance I want to set and it actually doesn’t painting the values and rules that I maintain.’
West Ham have spoken to the winger in regards to the submit and can take care of the matter internally.
The membership stated: ‘Equality, variety and inclusion are on the coronary heart of West Ham United, and our zero-tolerance strategy to any type of discrimination is embedded throughout the membership. The membership takes issues of this nature extraordinarily significantly.
‘In regard to the tweet from 2012, we now have spoken to Jarrod and he’s conscious of the membership’s unequivocal stance on this space. He absolutely understands the necessities and duty upon him to at all times act in step with the membership’s values. This might be handled internally.’
Bowen may face retrospective motion if the FA decide he was a participant within the recreation on the time of the tweet.