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Top Footballers in England Won’t Take the Knee at Every Match

  • Premier League players to only kneel at selected games
  • The gesture was adopted from the US to signal anti-racism
Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur takes a knee in support of the Black Lives Matter movement prior to the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, UK, on May 12.

Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur takes a knee in support of the Black Lives Matter movement prior to the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, UK, on May 12.

Photographer: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

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England’s top football players will stop taking the knee as a sign of anti-racism before every match as a new season begins this week.