See the powerful pictures as Newcastle United and Sheffield United take a knee to support Black Lives Matter

Newcastle United players joined a host of other footballers in taking a knee in support of the Black Lives Matter campaign.

Sunday, 21st June 2020, 2:06 pm
Isaac Hayden takes the knee for Newcastle United

Premier League players have all taken a knee for eight seconds following the resumption of the 2019/20 season this week, and the Magpies and Sheffield United have followed suit in a powerful moment.

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Scroll down to see the pictures from the Premier League’s early kick-off at St James’s Park as both sides showed their support for the Black Lives Matter campaign.

Danny Rose takes a knee in support of the campaign
Newcastle United captain Jamaal Lascelles displayed a powerful image