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'The shame of Sofia': Bulgarian medias  reacts to the racist abuse of England players amid fears they will be kicked out of UEFA competition

By Kate Mcgreavy For Mailonline

Published: 12:24 BST, 15 October 2019 | Updated: 12:31 BST, 15 October 2019

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The Bulgarian press have reacted to the racist abuse of England players in the Euro 2020 qualifying match on Monday night.

The Three Lions' clash against Bulgaria was marred by racist chanting and the game had to be halted twice by UEFA officials due to the abuse.

Debutant Tyrone Mings complained to referee's assistant Bojan Zobenica that he had been targeted in the 22nd minute. Monkey chants were heard whenever Raheem Sterling and Marcus Rashford were on the ball and home fans were seen making fascist salutes. 

England player's were subjected to horrific racist abuse by Bulgaria fans during their 6-0 win

England player's were subjected to horrific racist abuse by Bulgaria fans during their 6-0 win

There were two breaks in play in Sofia after racist chanting was reported to the match officials. Bulgaria fans are pictured making monkey noises

There were two breaks in play in Sofia after racist chanting was reported to the match officials. Bulgaria fans are pictured making monkey noises 

The behaviour of Bulgaria fans was met with widespread outrage and condemnation by players on the field and spectators

The behaviour of Bulgaria fans was met with widespread outrage and condemnation by players on the field and spectators 

A headline on Bulgarian news outlet VESTI on Tuesday morning read: 'Shame in Sofia - a major topic in the UK. Borisov wants Mikhailov's resignation.'

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The prime minister of Bulgaria has demanded that the country's FA president steps down over the shocking racist treatment that England's black players were subjected to.

Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov says the government will freeze all relations with

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