Booing players who take the knee ‘not acceptable’ says pioneer Viv Anderson

West Bromwich Albion v Southampton – Premier League – The Hawthorns
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England’s first black international footballer Viv Anderson believes booing players taking the knee in the fight against racism is “bizarre to say the least” and “just not acceptable in 2021”.

The Three Lions’ European Championship campaign starts against Croatia at Wembley on Sunday but negative reaction from some fans to the team’s anti-discrimination stance has dominated much of the build-up.

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