The Premier League, its clubs and players have joined people around the world who have been expressing their opposition to racism.
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
And across the city Everton emphasised the importance of unity in the fight against racism.
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 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
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 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.
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