PLAYERS are threatening to walk off the pitch if fans continue to disrespect the fight against racism, according to reports.
Games at Millwall and Colchester were marred by disgraceful jeers from those in the stands after players took a knee in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.
The FA have launched a probe following the incidents that shamed football.
But players could take it a step further by leaving the game altogether.
According to the Daily Mail, footballers have held private talks at the possibility of heading back to the dressing room to make a statement as a last resort.
It comes after Watford's Troy Deeney vowed to walk off the field if he was ever racially abused.
The SunSport columnist told talkSPORT: "When they boo, I'll still be there. But if it gets to that line of racial things being said to me or my players, we've already had a conversation about what happens. We walk, simple.
"We're not here to be racially abused, we're here to play football and entertain."
Clubs are also ready to use CCTV to identify the culprits in an attempt to keep them away from stadiums.
Colchester chairman Robbie Cowling warned fans they are not welcome at home games if they boo the knee.
Millwall confirmed that they will ditch the knee for tonight's Championship clash with QPR, and will stand arm-in-arm instead in a “show of solidarity for football’s fight against discrimination”.
The teams will hold aloft a banner calling for an end to all forms of discrimination and — for one game only — the Lions will replace their sponsors with the Kick It Out logo on the front of their shirts.
It follows talks with Show Racism The Red Card, the PFA, FA and EFL yesterday.
Opponents QPR agreed to take part in the new protest – despite having earlier announced they would be taking the knee.
A number of Hoops stars still intend to take the knee and Millwall have called upon fans inside the stadium to respect this.
The club added: “Millwall’s stance, as always, is that anybody found guilty of racial abuse is banned for life.”
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