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SportPrince William 'fed up' of 'outrageous' racism in sport and vows to 'do something about it'

00:25  07 september  2019
00:25  07 september  2019 Source:   honey.nine.com.au

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Prince William 'fed up' of 'outrageous' racism in sport and vows to 'do something about it'© AAP Prince William vowed to Prince William has called out racism in sport during a visit to football club Hendon FC.

The Duke of Cambridge visited the club on Friday to hear about their program on mental health, as part of the Heads Up initiative.

Prince William, 37, spoke with coaches and managers about how racism and abuse hurled at players can impact their mental health.

He cited recent incidents with high profile players Tammy Abraham and Romelu Lukaku, saying: "It's outrageous what's happening, it really is."

The Duke agreed when one of the people he was speaking to said racism is something that's been talked about for "too long" but nothing much has changed.

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"We've got to do something about it. I'm fed up with it. I'm so bored of it," Wills said.

The Duke supported his brother Prince Harry and wife Meghan when the pair called out racism following the public announcement of their relationship.

During the event, Prince William, who is also President of the Football Association (FA) said the campaign would put the issue of racism at the forefront.

Prince William 'fed up' of 'outrageous' racism in sport and vows to 'do something about it'© AAP Prince William spoke to coaches and managers about how racism is affecting players mental health

"Heads Up is about mental health but we are going to start doing stuff on racism as well because it is affecting mental health," he said.

"Not just the players but also fans."

Heads Up will run through the upcoming football season in the UK, and encourages players and fans to feel comfortable talking about mental health.

The Duke's visit to the club coincides with the FA's launch of new guidelines for coaches and managers, to help them identify players with potential mental health issues and provide support.

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