SWINDON Town fans have been urged to share video footage as police probe the racial abuse of former England star Ashley Cole during last week's FA Cup clash with Manchester City.

The force say they are also seeking witnesses for two other incidents that happened away from the County Ground before and during the match. 

Cole, who starred for Arsenal and Chelsea, was on ITV1 duty as a pundit for the big game, which saw Town beaten 4-1 by the Premier League champions.

He was stationed at a desk in the corner of the pitch adjacent to the Don Rogers Stand and the Alan McLoughlin Town End when he was subjected to the abuse.

A statement from Wiltshire Police said: "We are working closely with the football club to gather evidence and bring those responsible to justice.

"We would appeal to any fans in the vicinity of this area to share any videos taken during the match or post-match that could assist officers identify those involved and action can be taken swiftly."

Police are also looking into two public order offences. One happened outsidethe County Ground Hotel at 6.45pm and another incident at The Merlin pub, where people were ejected between 9.15pm and 9.45pm.

"Behaviour of this nature is completely unacceptable and will not be tolerated by us or the football club."

Anyone with information is encouraged to call 101.