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Football match ban for Kidderminster Harriers racist abuse

The away terrace at Aggborough
Image caption The player reported being abused during the first half of the game at Aggborough last month

A man has been banned from all UK football matches for three years for racially abusing a Kidderminster Harriers player during a game.

The unnamed player reported being abused during the first half of the home game against Alfreton Town at Aggborough on 23 February.

At Chesterfield Magistrates' Court, Nathan Sprengel, 34, admitted a charge of racially-aggravated harassment.

Sprengel, of South Normanton, Derbyshire, was fined £470.

The 34-year-old, of Woodfield Road, was also ordered to pay £47 to the player and £85 in court costs.

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