As both sides took the knee before kick off in support of the black lives matter movement a loud series of horns and booing noises were heard from a group gathered outside the ground. Football has resumed post lockdown and players in england s professional leagues have shown their support for the black lives matter movement and anti racism activism by taking the knee before.
A vocal section of millwall fans have been branded an absolute disgrace for booing as players took the knee in support of the black lives matter movement.
Black lives matter football knee. Premier league players kneel in black lives matter solidarity players officials and staff at premier league and english football league games have been taking a knee pre match since the 2019 20. Queens park rangers director of football les ferdinand says the impact of taking a knee has been diluted. Millwall s match with derby on saturday.
Qpr and coventry city did not carry out the gesture in support of the black lives matter. Viewers urge other football pundits to ditch their black lives matter badges after patrice evra and jamie redknapp refused to wear one on sky sports and matt le tissier hit out at the group s. Players throughout english football have been taking a knee since july initially in support of the black lives matter movement although both the premier league and the football league efl have.
Millwall and derby players took the knee image. As both sides took the knee before kick off in support of the black lives matter movement a loud series of horns and booing noises was heard from a group gathered outside the ground. Ifollow millwall fans were allowed to return to the den for the first time since the coronavirus outbreak and they reacted by booing both sets of.
The return of some fans to football in england this weekend has been marred by controversy after players took a pre match knee to support black lives matter blm leading to booing at one game and a range of outraged responses.