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.

Isaac Hayden takes the knee for Newcastle United
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.

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