August 15, 2022

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In the English Premier League, players only kneel in some matches

In the English Premier League, players only kneel in some matches

Leaders specify that from now on they will use “specific moments” to kneel and spread the message that “racism has no place in football or in society.”

Premier League or Premier League players will only kneel in front of Racism In certain matches this season, not before every game as before, the captain said in a joint statement on Wednesday.

In the memo, they “reaffirm their commitment to combating racism and any form of discrimination”, an effort in which they are supported by the Premier League, which, along with clubs, promises to continue promoting their “No Room for Racism” (“No Room for Racism”) campaign.

Leaders specify that from now on they will use “determined moments” to kneel and spread the message that “nothing will ever happen.” Racism It has no place in football or in society.”

And so the players kneel during the season-opening matches, those for ‘No Place for Racism’ in October and March, and the ‘Boxing Day’ (26 December) games, at the end of the PM’s season and in the FA Cup and UEFA Cup finals.

“We have decided to pick important knee-high moments during the season in order to showcase our unity against all forms of football RacismAnd in doing so, we continue to show our solidarity for a common cause,” the leaders announced.

“We remain firmly committed to eliminating racial prejudice and building an inclusive society that respects equal opportunities for all,” they add.

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The leaders of the first teams indicate that they will donate 238,000 pounds (285,000 euros) to selected chain of youth clubs, out of a total of 119,000 pounds (about 142 thousand euros) in return for royalties for the sale of shirts bearing the insignia on the sleeve. From “No Room for Racism” and a contribution of the same amount from the Premier League.