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Arsenal and Liverpool players to take the knee before Community Shield match on Saturday at Wembley

Arsenal and Liverpool players to take the knee before Community Shield match on Saturday at Wembley in support of Black Lives Matter movement

  •  FA Cup winners Arsenal face Premier League champions Liverpool at Wembley
  • Their game is preceded by Manchester City Women facing Chelsea Women 
  • The FA has now said that teams will participate in taking the knee on Saturday
  • The Telegraph also report Premier League clubs will carry it on into this season 

The FA has confirmed that players will take a knee before the men’s and women’s Community Shield games at Wembley on Saturday in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.

FA Cup winners Arsenal take on Premier League holders Liverpool at 4:30pm on August 29 in a game which is preceded by FA Cup winners Manchester City Women and Women’s Super League champions Chelsea Women playing each other at 12:30pm.

An FA spokesperson said: ‘Players in both the Women’s and Men’s FA Community Shield matches this weekend will take a knee before kick-off in order to show solidarity to the black community and to highlight inequality and…