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Swansea City footballer Yan Dhanda 'angry and hurt' by racist abuse as he labels social media companies 'selfish'

February 21, 2021. Summarized by summa-bot.

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Yan Dhanda has been a leading light in helping Swansea City return to the Premier League, but he is also driven by the fact he's one of only a handful of British Asian footballers playing professionally in the United Kingdom.

"They just want as many people as they can to be using their applications," Dhanda said.

I think until people get in the mindset of giving people the job, regardless of where they come from or regardless of the background, then things are not going to change," he said.

Dhanda believes comments made by former English Football Association (FA) chairman Greg Clarke last November, which ultimately led to his resignation, are proof racial stereotyping still exists at the top of English football.

"Before Greg Clarke's comments, I'd done quite a few interviews and spoke about the stereotypes people are facing," Dhanda said.

"But Greg Clarke's comments proved that it is still happening and people who are high up in these certain jobs are making stereotypes and comments like that.

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