11
The NWSL said the decision to provide additional flexibility by revising pre-game ceremonies followed discussions with players, club officials and other stakeholders. Every player from the North Carolina Courage and Portland Thorns took a knee during the anthem and wore t-shirts with the slogan 'Black Lives Matter' before their game on Saturday. Athletes from around the world have been joining the protest campaign sparked by the death last month of George Floyd, a Black man, while in Minneapolis police custody. > read whole article



Related Links

  1. National Women's Soccer League players now have the option to remain in the locker room during the National Anthem - CNN
  2. Women's soccer league players and officials kneel during National Anthem - CNN
  3. NBA, NHL, MLB, Major League Soccer to restrict access to locker rooms to protect players from exposure to coronavirus - KTTC
  4. NWSL alters national anthem policy after mass demonstrations, will let players stay in locker room
  5. National Women's Soccer League players kneel to protest against racial injustice
  6. Women’s Soccer players kneel during the national anthem - The Denver Post
  7. USL launches League Academy for youth soccer players - Charlotte Post
  8. With Players Overseas, Women’s Soccer is Coping with COVID-19 - Torch - St. John's University
  9. Judge dismisses unequal pay claim by U.S. women's soccer players in lawsuit
  10. Trump says he won't watch NFL, U.S. soccer if players kneel during anthem