Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling has been racially abused on social media after posting in response to their defeat to Leeds.
Sterling started in the 2-1 defeat, and had a disappointing game by his own high standards. After the game, he took to Twitter to say: "One to forget." Most of the replies were supportive, encouraging a clearly downbeat Sterling to keep his head up.
City defender Aymeric Laporte, who missed the game through injury, posted: "S*** happens bro, head up." However, among the replies were at least two cowardly racist messages from accounts with no name and an unidentifiable profile picture.Read more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk