The Premier League, its clubs and players have joined people around the world who have been expressing their opposition to racism.
The Premier League stands alongside all those who are opposed to discrimination in any form.— Premier League (@premierleague) June 2, 2020
There is no room for racism, anywhere.#NoRoomForRacism pic.twitter.com/RvFouJDjqH
Liverpool released an image of their first-team squad kneeling around the centre circle at Anfield with the words "Unity is Strength".
The entire squad knelt in Anfield's centre circle ahead of today's training session in a powerful show of support for the #BlackLivesMatter movement.— Liverpool FC (at 🏠) (@LFC) June 1, 2020
Unity is strength: https://t.co/2BN18U4jIY pic.twitter.com/oVE5RgNMmh
Their players, including Curtis Jones, James Milner, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Andrew Robertson and Virgil van Dijk also posted similar messages of support.
And across the city Everton emphasised the importance of unity in the fight against racism.
Together we are stronger. #BlackLivesMatter pic.twitter.com/JOJ8XBR6Tw— Everton (@Everton) June 2, 2020
A number of players, including Paul Pogba and Marcus Rashford, voiced their opposition to racism, a message that Manchester United posted as well.
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Manchester City's Leroy Sane, along with team-mates including Kevin De Bruyne, Sergio Aguero and David Silva, also added their support.
We stand together in solidarity with our friends in America and around the world. We are donating to two anti-discrimination charities to support their continued work to educate against racism. pic.twitter.com/0NHQWCn8NH— Manchester City (@ManCity) June 2, 2020
Arsenal, Chelsea, Crystal Palace, Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United reiterated their continued commitment to equality and diversity.
Arsenal also blacked out their Twitter avatar in support.
We stand against racism.— Arsenal (@Arsenal) June 2, 2020
We stand side by side with our black community.
We stand with our black players of the past, present and future.
We celebrate diversity.
We belong together. pic.twitter.com/udCfuZzxgU
We are proud of south London, our heritage, and our richly diverse community.#BlackLivesMatter pic.twitter.com/787Q7rJ7ZO— Crystal Palace F.C. (H) (@CPFC) June 2, 2020
#BlackLivesMatter #TogetherTHFC pic.twitter.com/hMgMBqYx1C— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) June 2, 2020
#BlackLivesMatter pic.twitter.com/wzX7VXGkME— West Ham United (@🏠) (@WestHam) June 1, 2020
Chelsea players and coaching staff formed the letter H, for "humans", and knelt in unison, while defender Cesar Azpilicueta tweeted, "Enough is enough. We are all HUMANS." in his personal plea.
Before training at Cobham this morning, the Chelsea players and coaching staff formed the letter H, for humans, and knelt in a show of support for the #BlackLivesMatter movement. pic.twitter.com/yI6kAywa93— Chelsea FC (at 🏡) (@ChelseaFC) June 2, 2020
The Newcastle United first-team squad were "United As One" as they took the knee together prior to training on Tuesday, as did players at Wolverhampton Wanderers.
#UnitedAsOne pic.twitter.com/G79rrXcx3a— Newcastle United FC (@NUFC) June 2, 2020
Together, we are stronger.#BlackLivesMatter pic.twitter.com/3YJpekXJsd— Wolves (@Wolves) June 2, 2020
Norwich City and Sheffield United added their voices to the ongoing fight against racism and discrimination across the world.
Together, we are stronger.#BlackLivesMatter pic.twitter.com/wSUvNs1TyH— Norwich City FC (@NorwichCityFC) June 2, 2020
𝗪𝗲 𝘀𝘁𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝘁𝗼𝗴𝗲𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗿.#BlackLivesMatter pic.twitter.com/5neCV6M4y4— Sheffield United (@SheffieldUnited) June 2, 2020
The message from Premier League clubs throughout the country remains loud and clear, with Aston Villa, Leicester City and Watford's Gerard Deulofeu, Abdoulaye Doucoure and Christian Kabasele stating their stance.
Aston Villa Football Club stands for equality and fairness.— Aston Villa (@AVFCOfficial) June 2, 2020
We join together in the fight against racism and any form of discrimination.#BlackLivesMatter pic.twitter.com/gZ52Gp1tCm
We are united against racism. pic.twitter.com/gRz7qpWlGl— Leicester City (@LCFC) June 2, 2020
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On the south coast AFC Bournemouth posted a message reaffirming the club's stance on discrimination.
At this club, we have the motto that together, anything is possible.— AFC Bournemouth (@afcbournemouth) June 2, 2020
And now more than ever, that ethos is needed across the globe.
We’re supporting #BlackLivesMatter and encourage our supporters to do the same. pic.twitter.com/2uX1fTU8KQ
Southampton tweeted "Together we are stronger", while Brighton & Hove Albion's official Twitter account stopped posting from midday to midnight on Tuesday in support.
Together we are stronger. pic.twitter.com/KFkCxmznVH— Southampton FC (@SouthamptonFC) June 2, 2020
💙 #BHAFC will not be posting across our social channels from 12 noon until 12 midnight to show our support for #BlackOutTuesday. pic.twitter.com/MRZFcHRljv— Brighton & Hove Albion (at 🏡) (@OfficialBHAFC) June 2, 2020