Rose was sent off by the Turkish referee Huseyin Gocek after the final whistle – and has been accused by the Serbian FA of “inappropriate, unsportsmanlike and vulgar” behaviour – a charge which the Spurs defender, on loan at Sunderland, emphatically denies.
Rose said: “I remember getting slapped twice and then I got ushered away – and that’s when I kicked the ball and the referee sent me off, so I don’t understand.
“The game had finished by then but he still sent me off.
“And then, as everyone managed to hear, as I was walking off there was ***** chanting, but the ***** chanting started long before I got sent off.”
“They started ***** chanting straight away in the warm-up and I asked the lads if they could hear it and they said they could.
“Halfway through the warm-up, I went to Wiggs [Steve Wigley, the assistant manager] and I told him about what was happening. He just said I should try my best to get through it and they’ll deal with it straight away after the game.
“In the first half, when I went to get the ball for a throw-in, the fans were starting again with the ***** chant but the first half was nowhere near as bad as the second.
“In the second half, I had two stones hit me in the head when I went to get the ball for a throw-in.
“Every time I touched the ball, they were doing the ***** chanting again.”