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Danny Shittu On Racism Claims: "I know that this is not a way at Millwall"

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Following Marvin Sordell's tweets alleging that he, Benik Afobe, Chung-Yong Lee, and Darren Pratley received racist abuse at the hands of Millwall supporters, stand-in captain Danny Shittu says that he did not hear any of the abuse at the Den.

Speaking to Sky Sports News, Shittu, a Bolton Wanderers play from 2008-2010 and now in his second stint at Millwall, said:

"I've spoken to the chief executive and I know Millwall is a club that works so hard on fighting these kind of things.

"What people need to understand is that at any club you're going to have different people, different kind of views, people that do silly things.

"But this is my second spell here and I know that this is not a way at Millwall, it's something the club really stands up against.

"It's getting investigated now, and I'm sure if anything does come out they'll deal with it."

Shittu himself said that he has never been on the receiving end of that kind of abuse from Millwall fans, even when he played against the Lions at the Den.

"When I did play against them, anybody will tell you that anybody who comes back to Millwall, it's a hard ground to play at. The fans really do get on your back, but personally I didn't really experience any racism from them.

"It is a hard place to come and play and you do get a lot of abuse, like you do at any club you go to.

"I didn't personally get any racist taunts or anything like that."