Georgia Stanway: Man Metropolis boss says participant ‘OK’ after social media abuse

Georgia Stanway was despatched off three minutes earlier than Manchester Metropolis took a 1-0 lead

Manchester Metropolis supervisor Gareth Taylor says midfielder Georgia Stanway is “OK” after struggling social media abuse following her pink card within the Ladies’s Tremendous League derby.

Stanway, 22, was proven a straight pink card for a poor sort out on Manchester United’s Leah Galton within the 2-2 draw.

The England worldwide stated on Twitterexternal-link she discovered herself “subjected to abusive messages” afterwards.

“She was shiny in coaching and had a smile on her face,” stated Taylor.

“No one desires any individual to be in that scenario. Sadly that appears to be the character of social media in the intervening time. Persons are at all times fast to guage.

“I feel it is extra prevalent in younger footballers nowadays as all people has a social media account. If you wish to discover dangerous information, it isn’t onerous to seek out on there. There may be numerous negativity.

“Individuals who decide have to stroll in these individual’s sneakers first earlier than making remarks. They appear to be silent warriors who sit behind a laptop computer or a telephone and simply ship messages as and when. It impacts individuals.

“We worth these gamers as individuals at the start and we attempt to assist them as greatest we will.”

Stanway has been included within the England squad for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers towards Northern Eire and Latvia.

England supervisor Sarina Wiegman stated she’s going to converse with Stanway and there shall be a dialogue on how social media abuse through the worldwide camp.

Wiegman added: “On social media, there’s generally an opportunity to get messages out and generally you get reactions that make you assume: ‘Why do individuals react this manner?’

“It’s so disappointing that folks try this. I have not spoke to her but however I hope she’s high-quality. She’s a superb lady. She wants to stay with the individuals round her.

“It is one thing we’ve to concentrate on and we’re. We converse to gamers about it. This is without doubt one of the themes that we’ll discuss with our group.”

Stanway will be part of up with the England squad at St George’s Park on Sunday after Manchester Metropolis host Everton in Wednesday’s League Cup group recreation (19:00 BST).

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