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Pressure mounts on shameless SFA as they refuse to Take The Knee against racism

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Scotland return to the international stage next week with the SFA set to humiliate the national with their ‘Taking The Stand’ gesture against racism.

Most other countries in the competition, most notably England, have been sending out a strong message by Taking The Knee but it seems that the SFA prefer to follow the Ibrox precedent which was established after the got gubbed in the Europa League by Slavia Prague.

Gareth Southgate has spoken out against fans that have booed players Taking The Knee at England friendlies.

Scotland players took the knee in matches earlier this season but will now show their opposition to racism by standing still pre-match as they have done since before the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis last summer.

Scotland’s stance will be put in firm focus next Friday when they face England at Wembley. While a multi-racial squad Take The Knee their opponents, 95% of the squad who are white, will stand still with the eyes of Europe and beyond.

The SFA will have Comms Specialist Darryl Dazza Broadfoot to keep the football reporters in line but as the issue spills over into news, politics and social media they may be forced to explain why they are more aligned with Hungary than the majority of western European nations.

Should the Scotland players Take The Knee?

Yes, shouldn't even be a discussion

Yes, shouldn't even be a discussion

No, the SFA have got this one right

No, the SFA have got this one right

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