Charlton have publicly apologised to the innocent home supporter who was accused of racially abusing an Addicks player during Saturday's 2-0 defeat to Birmingham at the Valley.

The club have since studied CCTV footage from the match and have identified a new suspect, who they are working with the police to find.

A statement on the club's official website read: "The club would like to apologise to a supporter who was incorrectly identified in relation to the incident and passed on to local police on Saturday.

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"The individual concerned, who has been completely exonerated from any blame, accepts it was the result of a genuine error made in good faith and has offered his personal support to helping the club combat all forms of racism."