Former Albion player charged over alleged homophobic gesture

Besi Besemar May 25, 2013

Colin Kazim-Richards
Colin Kazim-Richards

Colin Kazim-Richards, 26, a professional footballer who plays for Blackburn Rovers has been summonsed to appear at Brighton Magistrates’ Court on August 22 to answer a charge under Section 5 of the Public Order Act.

The summons relates to an alleged homophobic gesture that Kazim-Richards made to the crowd when he was playing for Blackburn Rovers in a Championship football match against Brighton and Hove Albion at the Amex Stadium on February 12.

Kazim-Richards is a former Brighton & Hove Albion player.