Premier League clubs will NOT take knee before games this season after captains agreed it had ‘lost its gravitas’
PREMIER LEAGUE clubs will NOT take the knee before matches next season following a meeting between all 20 top-flight clubs.
Since the restart of the 2020-21 campaign, teams have supporters the anti-racism gesture as a direct response to the birth of the Black Lives Matter movement.
But according to the Daily Mail, club captains have agreed that taking the knee prior to kick-off would only be taken in selected matches in the upcoming campaign.
It has been said that all 20 skippers have agreed that the gesture ‘lost its gravitas’ at a meeting last week.
Though the news outlet has stated that it is not yet known how and when Premier League teams will show their support for the movement.
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