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LONDON, March 30 (Reuters)(DS) - The English FA has vowed to combat racism after striker Emile Heskey was spat at, subjected to racial abuse and constantly fouled in an under-21 match against Yugoslavia in Barcelona .
"We are not going to sit idly by and let this sort off thing go on, wherever we are in the world," the FA's executive director David Davies told BBC radio.
"There was a stream of racist abuse addressed at Emile Heskey particularly and this went on and on. He was a great credit to himself in the way that he put up with it."
The England side defeated Yugoslavia 3-0 in the European championship playoff.
Heskey was the target of racist chants from a section of the Yugoslav supporters and the player said he was spat at and brutally challenged by some of the Yugoslav players.
"I was aware of what was going on in the stands. It's not something you come across in the premiership," he said.
"There was a bit of everything going on out there. I was spat at one time but the manager had said this is something I might come across."
Coach Howard Wilkinson said Heskey had "a torrid time and was subject to unreasonable behaviour. "But I thought he came out of it in a professional manner. He showed a lot of dignity and took it all in his stride."

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that's liverpool player... i'm proud of heskey :D
 
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