Melbourne nice Garry Lyon believes former Collingwood participant Heritier Lumumba can really feel “vindicated” after an explosive report confirmed there was “systematic racism” on the membership.
Lumumba has beforehand hit out on the Magpies, claiming he was nicknamed “Chimp” throughout his stint on the membership and referred to as on the AFL to analyze.
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“Does Heritier Lumumba really feel vindicated this morning?” Lyon stated on SEN Breakfast.
“A variety of this stuff which have been reported on now, because of this unbiased evaluate, are the issues that he has been railing towards for a very long time. ‘Nobody’s listening to me, I’ve made these claims, I’ve gone to the highest, I’ve been swept beneath the carpet, I’ve been patted on the top’. ‘Yeah, okay, we’ll look into it, we’ll look into it’. And but he claims that they haven’t been.
“That’s what appears to have been vindicated right here.”
Essendon legend Tim Watson believed the findings had been severely regarding for the membership.
“It’s damning concerning the management,” Watson added.
“All this comes again to the management of the Collingwood Soccer Membership, significantly its board.”