Ross County striker Regan Charles-Cook racially abused online after draw with Rangers | Soccer News

Ross County striker Regan Charles-Cook was ‘extremely hurt’ after being racially abused following his side’s 3-3 draw with Rangers.

Charles-Cook scored his 10th league goal of the season against the champions to become the Scottish Premiership’s top scorer.

But the winger’s mood quickly changed after he took to social media after the game.

The London-born Granada international wrote on his Twitter account: “I am extremely hurt and frustrated to leave the pitch today and to receive multiple messages of racist abuse. It makes us stronger and we will continue to fight. against racism !”

Ross County has pledged to work with Police Scotland to tackle those responsible for the messages.

“We are disappointed that our player Regan Charles-Cook was the victim of racist abuse online after today’s game,” a statement read.

“We will give Regan our full support and work with the police and relevant parties to ensure these messages are handled properly.”

County defender Jack Baldwin added: “This is not just about a football game. There is no place in society for racism!!”

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