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EPL news: Stars lead social media boycott over racism problem

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Leading English Premier League football stars have backed a 24-hour social media boycott in protest at an escalation of incidents of racial abuse online. The campaign launched by the Professional Footballers’ Association will urge players to stay off social media from 9am local time on Friday morning after posting the hashtag #Enough.

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The PFA say it is intended as a show of solidarity with players who have been targeted, as well as a demand to social media organisations and the game’s authorities that more needs to be done.

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“Football has the power to do so much good in the world. We must always try to use the sport’s popularity and influence to make positive change,” PFA head of equalities Simone Pound said.

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Man Utd legend Andy Cole gives Ole Gunnar Solskjaer surprising advice on Alexis Sanchez

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ALEXIS SANCHEZ will turn things around at Manchester United and eventually justify his hefty wages, former Red Devil Andy Cole believes.

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Man Utd told by David de Gea his stance on signing new contract amid PSG transfer interest

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DAVID DE GEA has told Manchester United that he will only sign a new contract on one condition as Paris Saint-Germain continue to monitor the situation.

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Man Utd eye Inter Milan swap deal for Romelu Lukaku but NOT for Ivan Perisic

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MANCHESTER UNITED would reportedly be willing to swap Romelu Lukaku with an Inter Milan star this summer.

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