Brentford's Ivan Toney racially abused in 'barrage' of messages after Arsenal draw

Brentford's Ivan Toney celebrates his equaliser against Arsenal in the Premier League in February 2023.
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Brentford striker Ivan Toney has received a 'barrage' of racial abuse after his equaliser against Arsenal on Saturday, the west London club have said.

Toney headed home after 74 minutes at the Emirates Stadium to cancel out Leo Trossard's opener in a controversial goal which was awarded by VAR, but should have been ruled out following an offside which was not spotted by video assistant referee Lee Mason.

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Ben Hayward
Weekend editor

Ben Hayward is the Weekend Editor of FourFourTwo. A European football writer and Tottenham Hotspur fan with over 15 years’ experience, he has covered games all over the world - including three World Cups, several Champions League finals, Euros, Copa America - and has spent much of that time in Spain. Ben speaks English and Spanish, currently dividing his time between Barcelona and London, covering all the big talking points of the weekend on FFT: he’s also written several list features and interviewed Guglielmo Vicario for the magazine.