Date: 8th April 2021 at 8:05pm
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The club from Ibrox has started a one week boycott of to highlight their opposition to racism.

At the start of the 2019/20 season twice closed parts of Ibrox for matches as a punishment for racist actions by .

UEFA are currently investigating events at the Europa League tie with Slavia Prague three weeks ago with the Czech side raising a number of complaints relating to events during and after the match.

Tonight the company announced:

can confirm that as of 7pm this evening (8th April), our players and management will take part in a week-long boycott of all social media channels. This is to underline the ongoing concerns over a lack of accountability and responsibility from social media outlets.

In particular, we are concerned with the daily racist abuse our players have to endure, and believe that although social media can be a very positive and healthy platform for communication, there is undoubted concern the levels of hate are now spiralling out of control.

Social Media is an essential part of communications for all clubs. Steven Gerrard will host a media conference tomorrow to preview the match with that the club won’t cover.

Team news and after match reactions are all part of the modern package, especially so with matches played Behind Closed Doors.

Problems with streaming, retail matters and all sorts of communication are now online but until less than 48 hours before a Scottish Cup tie with there will be no tweets, training ground videos or other updates out of Ibrox.