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Arsenal, Liverpool, Man City Women & Chelsea Women to take a knee in Community Shield games | Football News

Players have previously knelt in the Premier League, FA Cup and across the football world in support of Black Lives Matter

Last Updated: 27/08/20 4:34pm

Arsenal and Liverpool’s players will take a knee before kick-off in the Community Shield this weekend

Players will take a knee before the men’s and women’s Community Shield games at Wembley on August 29, in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, the Football Association has confirmed.

FA Cup victors Manchester City Women and Women’s Super League winners Chelsea Women play each other first on Saturday (kick-off, 12:30pm) before FA Cup winners Arsenal take on Premier League holders Liverpool (kick-off, 4:30pm).

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…