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Barnsley are trying to end a new front-of-shirt sponsorship agreement with a cryptocurrency site after an investigation into discriminatory and abusive social media posts.
The League One club only announced the deal with HEX.com last week but are already seeking to terminate it after the Supporters' Trust raised concerns over online posts, which they believed had come from individuals who claimed to have brokered the deal.
One Twitter account, @KuqiCouture, posted tweets such as 'F*** those fake Sandy Hook kids' and 'Telling the world to stay indoors is easier than telling a thirsty gay not to stick it in a diseased rectum'.
Another from the same user read: 'How can #Monkeypox be a public health emergency?! The public at large are safe. The virus will only spread amongst a set group of people and the kids they molest.'
A Tweet from another account, @yashdeep369, said: 'Shut up. You're gay and stop taking twitter seriously'.
Both accounts were tagged by HEX's Brent Morrissey as people who 'helped make the deal possible' with Barnsley.
Meanwhile, HEX creator Richard Heart tweeted in 2017: 'What are the