LONDON: Players from Queens Park Rangers will take a knee in support of the Black Lives Matter movement ahead of Tuesday’s Championship game at Millwall, manager Mark Warburton said on Monday. Millwall’s home game against Derby County last week, one of the first to see a return of supporters to stadiums since the start of Britain’s COVID restrictions in March, was marred by loud booing from 2,000 fans as players took a knee. QPR’s players had stopped kneeling after director of football Les Ferdinand said the action had become a PR stunt but Warburton said it was important to show solidarity in the wake of last week’s incident. “In light of certain events, we’ll stand solidly behind the cause and our players will take a knee,” Warburton said. “Tomorrow night we will show solidarity because we will not tolerate any form of discrimination. “It’s the right thing to do, everyone can see that. The players have come to me and told me their thoughts and I absolutely agree with them. Going forward, this club is so proactive in this area and this is one of the most diverse clubs in the country.” Warburton said his players would not walk off… Read full this story
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