Crystal Palace's head of coaching David Muir has quit the club after being accused of making a racial slur while attending an FA coaching course in February.
It's understood that an incident occurred at a bar where the coaching course was taking place earlier this year, where it's claimed that Muir - who tendered his resignation with the club earlier this month following an internal investigation - aimed a racially motivated remark at an individual following a disagreement.
after the altercation, as the victim's version of events was verified by someone who was present during the incident, with Muir's aforementioned resignation accepted by the club.
In a statement given to the media outlet by the Premier League side, it reads: "
We’re celebrating #KickItOut25 in the Fanzone @CPFC today — Palace for Life Fdn. (@PalaceForLife) March 30, 2019
Come and see us at Selhurst Park this afternoon and get your sticker to show there’s #NoRoomForRacism in football @kickitout pic.twitter.com/SxdkYrgttG
The unsavoury news will come as a major blow for the Eagles, who are considered one of the country's most multi-cultural clubs due to their south London location.
Source : 90min