Kilmarnock FC have launched an investigation into alleged racist comments made by Northern Irishman Kyle Lafferty.
Footage which has been widely circulated online appears to show the Enniskillen-born striker talking to football fans in a bar.
The clip opens with a man wanting to pose for a photo with the former Rangers star.
The man then appears to say “up the Celts”, before Lafferty quickly walks away from the man and allegedly makes a sectarian comment as he walks away.
The 35-year-old, who now plays for the Scottish Premiership side, has launched a formal investigation into the incident.
A Kilmarnock club statement read: “Kilmarnock Football Club is aware of a video circulating online which shows a member of our playing staff using language of a racist nature.
“The club considers any form of discrimination to be completely unacceptable. The matter will be investigated by the club.”
The Irish Football Association has been contacted for further comment.
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