EPL's lone black manager Hughton victim of online racist abuse

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Chris Hughton was targeted with racist abuse after Norwich's 1-0 win over Stoke on Sunday.

NORWICH, England (AP) -- Premier League club Norwich says police are investigating online racist abuse against manager Chris Hughton.

The eastern England club says the apparently racist insults were posted on an unofficial fans' Facebook page on Sunday.

Hughton is the Premier League's only black manager.

Norwich says "Kick It Out, football's equality and inclusion campaign, have reported the comments made as a hate crime to the Police and Norwich City totally supports this stance.''

Norwich has seven points from six matches this season.

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