Rotherham United have released a statement following allegations that a Millers supporter racially abused a Cambridge United fan when the two sides met on 20 November at the New York Stadium.

The club are now working closely with South Yorkshire Police to investigate the alleged incident.

A statement made by the club said: “Rotherham United are disappointed to learn of an alleged incident of racial abuse aimed at a Cambridge United supporter.”

The allegation has cast a shadow over Rotherham’s 3-0 victory, a win which sent them to second in the league.

The club said they will be making no further comment surrounding the ongoing investigation.