Things to know about FC Cincinnati

Report: FC Cincinnati coach used racial slur in front of players 

FC Cincinnati coach Ron Jans reportedly used a racial slur in the presence of players this week. 

The Athletic reported Jans did so while quoting the lyrics from a song and the MLS players association is aware of the situation and that it will be investigated independently. 

ZWOLLE, NETHERLANDS - DECEMBER 13: Zwolle Manager / Head Coach, Ron Jans looks on prior to the Eredivisie match between PEC Zwolle and SC Heerenveen held at IJsseldelta Stadion on December 13, 2013 in Zwolle, Netherlands. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)
Photo: Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images

A native of the Netherlands, Jans has been the coach of FCC since August. 

The club went 6-22-6 in its first season in MLS last year and begins the regular season March 1. 

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