England will take a knee before Euro 2020 matches

Manager Gareth Southgate insists that the team ‘is more determined than ever’ to ignore boos from the crowd

England will continue to take a knee before their games throughout Euro 2020 and are “more determined than ever” to ignore any boos from the stands, according to manager Gareth Southgate.

The squad held a meeting to discuss their next steps after a loud minority of supporters jeered them for taking the anti-racism stance at their friendly against Austria in Middlesbrough. They agreed overwhelmingly to carry on, starting when they play Romania in another warm-up game on Sunday, and Southgate said his players had “had enough” of being called on to explain an action that should speak for itself.

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