We are proud to support the next phase of the Premier League's No Room For Racism initiative, sending a strong message that the league and its clubs will not tolerate racist behaviour anywhere.
Fans are being urged to challenge and report racism wherever it takes place, encouraging behavioural change in football and wider society.
As part of its long-term commitment to address racism in football and wider society, the Premier League is also launching a series of new educational resources. These free teaching materials are designed to help stimulate discussion in classrooms and will be available to more than 18,000 primary schools in England and Wales through Premier League Primary Stars. The resources will also be made available via the Premier League Kicks and Inspires programmes.
The No Room For Racism message will be visible at all Premier League matches between October 17-26, when activity will highlight the league and clubs' year-round commitment to combatting discrimination and promoting equality, diversity and inclusion across all areas of football.
Premier League Chief Executive Richard Masters said: “No Room For Racism represents the long-standing commitment of the Premier League and our clubs to tackle discrimination. This is not just about challenging and reporting abuse this weekend or next weekend, but throughout this season, next season and beyond.
"We will not stand still on this important issue and we will continue to work with our clubs, players and partners to address all discriminatory behaviour with tangible long-term action and strong messaging to fans. Much is being done to promote inclusion and equality in English football but we recognise there is much more to do."
Since launching in March 2019, the No Room For Racism initiative has brought together the Premier League’s work promoting equality, diversity and inclusion. Matches dedicated to the initiative have urged fans to take action.
For more information on the Premier League’s No Room for Racism initiative visit www.premierleague.com/noroomforracism
For more information on the new educational resources visit plprimarystars.com