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One in three English Football League clubs will stop taking the knee

One in three English Football League clubs will stop taking the knee

REVEALED: One in three English Football League clubs are no longer taking the knee as they seek other ways to support the fight against racism Nine clubs in the Championship have moved away from the taking the knee Three sides in League One have chosen to remain standing prior to games  Premier League duo Wilfried Zaha…

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Michael Holding claims English cricket lacks country’s footballers’ backbone on racism

Michael Holding has accused English cricket of diluting the Black Lives Matter message

Michael Holding has accused English cricket’s new anti-discrimination ‘moment of unity’ of diluting the Black Lives Matter message, and compared them unfavourably with England’s footballers. On the day Lancashire became the latest team to become embroiled in the controversy over historic abusive tweets, the West Indian great praised Gareth Southgate’s side for continuing to take…

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Enid Blyton’s work is ‘racist, xenophobic and lacking literary merit’, says English Heritage

Enid Blyton (pictured in 1962), whose books have been among the world's best-sellers since the 1920s, has been linked to racism in updated Blue Plaque information produced by charity English Heritage

Prolific children’s writer Enid Blyton’s work has been linked to ‘racism and xenophobia’ by English Heritage after a review of its blue plaques following last summer’s Black Lives Matter protests. The English children’s author has enchanted millions of young readers with tales of adventure, ginger beer and buns. But Ms Blyton, whose books have been…

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Watmore targets shake-up of ECB as English professional game had just NINE black cricketers in 2019

Ian Watmore says the ECB board cannot lead the game effectively without more diversity

‘We have all-white board, and that’s not acceptable’: New chairman Ian Watmore targets radical shake-up of ECB as English professional game had just NINE black cricketers last year Watmore, 62, began his reign as the chairman of the ECB on Tuesday  Retirement of deputy chair of Lord Kamlesh Patel leaves all-white board He says ECB…

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English Defence League founder Tommy Robinson flees the country

The English Defence League founder (pictured), 37, said he left Britain with his family 'straight away' after an arson attack on his wife Jenna Vowles's house

Tommy Robinson has fled the country and said he wants to move abroad because he does not feel safe in the UK. The English Defence League founder, 37, said he left Britain with his family ‘straight away’ after an arson attack on his wife Jenna Vowles’s house. Robinson, real name Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, did not reveal where…

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