An employee of Spanish club Espanyol was heard racially insulting a Girona supporter before Saturday's La Liga match between the teams, prompting the club's head of communications to apologise.
Spanish newspaper ABC said a group of supporters aimed derogatory chants at Espanyol's players as they got off the bus outside Girona's stadium and match delegate Jose Maria Calzon responded by insulting one of the fans.
En nom del club demanem disculpes per l'incident que obviament es injustificable i només es producte de la tensió del moment. Moltes gràcies.— Agustín Rodríguez (@ArmasAgustin) April 6, 2019
A journalist reported the exchange on Twitter and Espanyol's communications chief Agustin...