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Football’s shameful silence on Israel’s tragedy

11 October 2023

5:44 PM

11 October 2023

5:44 PM

Few top-flight football matches these days kick off without an expression of solidarity with a cause or condolence. Along with the customary tributes to footballing legends or club stalwarts, just last week Premier League players took the knee, yet again, to show their opposition to racism.

In recent weeks, we have had silences for the victims of the Moroccan earthquake and the Libyan floods.

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