Premier League Clubs agrees to wear special Black Lives Matters shirts

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Premier League clubs have agreed to wear shirts with Black Lives Matter  displayed on the front and back when the season restarts next week.

Shareholders from all 20 clubs held a meeting on Thursday where matchday protocols were unanimously agreed, with no complaints reported whatsoever.

According to the Athletic correspondent David Ornstein, shareholders from all the club participating in the league agreed on the same in a meeting held on Thursday.

In the meeting, match day protocols were unanimously agreed, with no complaints reported whatsoever.

Apart from the Black Lives Matter displays, there will be NHS badges on the front of their shirts for the rest of the season as the clubs seek to appreciate the medic who has been at the forefront in fighting the coronavirus.

In the first round of matches, player names will also be removed from the backs of shirts and replaced by the words “Black Lives Matter”.

Other topics reportedly discussed at Thursday’s meeting involved rules regarding travel to matches, match day arrangements and other measures related to protecting players and club staff from coronavirus.

The season that went to a break will resume on Wednesday 17 June, when Aston Villa take on Sheffield United and Arsenal travel to face Manchester City these coming days after the resumption of some of the major leagues of Europe.

The BunBundesliga: live stream and TV channels: How to watch every gamedesliga was the first to return with the Spanish Laliga set to resume on Thursday 11 June.

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