Griffiths comments anger Wolves

  • Last Updated: January 11 2013, 13:41 GMT

Wolves are "angry and disappointed" after comments from striker Leigh Griffiths, who is on loan at Hibs, on Twitter.

Leigh Griffiths: Currently on loan at Hibs
Leigh Griffiths: Currently on loan at Hibs

Leigh Griffiths

18. Leigh Griffiths

Title Number
Appearances 4 (14)
Goals 3
Assists 0
Yellows 2
Reds 0
*Current Season

The comments appeared on an unverified Twitter account bearing Griffiths' name, which has over 12,000 followers.

Griffiths is currently on loan at Scottish Premier League side Hibernian from the npower Championship club.

The comment attributed to Griffiths, sent to user @Zak-Iqbal, read: "f*** off back to your own country ya clown".

Wolves said in a statement: "Wolves are aware of an alleged racist comment made on Twitter last night by Leigh Griffiths.

"The club condemns such comments in the strongest possible terms and are extremely angry and disappointed.

"The player is currently on loan at Hibernian FC and is likely to remain there for the rest of the season.

"He is, therefore, subject to the disciplinary procedures of Hibernian FC and those of the Scottish Football Association.

"However, Wolves are in dialogue with Hibernian and are making their feelings known on the matter."


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