Player in spotlight for appearing to grab rival's genitalia

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LONDON — A player for second-tier English team Preston could face an investigation for appearing to grab the genitalia of an opponent during a match on Saturday.

Footage appears to show defender Darnell Fisher twice touching Sheffield Wednesday’s Callum Paterson in the groin area as they lined up for a corner during a Championship game at Deepdale.

The Football Association is set to look into the incident after receiving a report from referee David Webb.

Preston won the match 1-0.

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