Premier League player names to be replaced with Black Lives Matter

6/12/2020 10:58:00 AM

The Premier League season resumes next week

Premier League player names to be replaced with Black Lives Matter

The Premier League season resumes next week

Friday 12 June 2020 08:52 {{^moreThanTen}} {{/moreThanTen}} Players are set to wear ‘Black Lives Matter’ messages on their shirts instead of their surnames when the Premier League resumes next week.Premier League bargains: 20 who could move for free this summer He said: “We expect the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic to cause significant revenue reduction and operating losses across European football in the current season’s financial results.What was the situation like when the league was suspended on 13 March? The 1-0 victory against Watford courtesy of Jordan Ayew’s winner at Selhurst Park just before the enforced break was Palace’s third in succession over clubs in the lower half of the table and has virtually assured survival for Roy Hodgson’s side already..

During a conference call on Thursday, clubs discussed how players can use games to join growing calls to eradicate racial injustice in society following the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis on 25 May.Plans for the messages on kits are yet to be finalised but there is a growing support behind the move ahead of the league restarting on Wednesday following a 100-day shutdown because of the coronavirus.“Football returning – in a safe and sensible way – is clearly important to limiting the financial impact that the pandemic has had.Download the new Independent Premium app Sharing the full story, not just the headlines Clubs have also discussed the National Health Service logo appearing on playing shirts.What about now? After facing Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium on 20 June – which will be the first Premier League match to be broadcast on terrestrial television – Palace face a daunting run of fixtures that will see them meet only one more side not presently in the top half of the table.Watch more Arteta proud of Arsenal players’ support of Black Lives Matter Players from several Premier League teams have been pictured this week in training taking a knee as part of anti-racism gestures sparked by the death of Floyd, who died after a white police officer pressed his knee into his neck for several minutes even after he stopped moving and pleaded for air.“Exactly how that half comes to pass is open to a lot of speculation by a lot of people at the moment, but it’s an estimate of where we think we might get to,” he told the PA news agency.The laws of the game prohibit “any political, religious or personal slogans, statements or images” on matchday equipment but the Football Association has said “common sense” would be applied when assessing the context of on-field messages.“We expect significant revenue reduction and operating losses across European football,” he said.

That followed a new stance from Fifa adopted after players in the German Bundesliga had “Justice for George Floyd” messages on — or under — their shirts.“For 18/19, for the full year, we had £680m of Premier League matchday revenue.Even Mamadou Sakho has been back in training having missed the majority of the season because of injury.More about:.

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