Ebbsfleet United manager Kevin Watson has defended his players after their stormy win at Hartlepool United.

Keeper Jordan Holmes and Jermaine McGlashan both reported alleged racial comments from home supporters during Saturday’s National League win at Victoria Park.

But home fans have hit back on social media, disputing the claims and blasting Fleet’s ‘time-wasting’ tactics.

“I think we’ve been given stick and comments have been aimed at us that would not happen with one of my teams,” said Watson.

“I’ve seen a lot of negative comments from the opposition (fans) about my players – calling us various things – but I’d never send one of my sides out like that.”

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