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Abraham: England stars ready to make major stand against racism



Tammy Abraham claims England players are prepared to walk off the pitch if someone is targeted for racial abuse in Bulgaria next week and directly defy UEFA protocols on the issue.
The Three Lions travel to the Czech Republic and Bulgaria for back-to-back Euro 2020 qualifiers this weekend.
The second game, in Sofia, will be particularly scrutinised as the hosts will be playing with the Vasil Levski National Stadium partially closed as a sanction following racism in the home games against both Kosovo and the Czech Republic.
England’s players received similar abuse in their qualifier against Montenegro in Podgorica, where they stayed on the pitch and ran out 5-1 winners.
Manager Gareth Southgate has said that, going forward, England will follow UEFA’s three-step protocol for racial abuse. The first step is for the referee to made aware of any racism and halt the game for an announcement to be made, secondly – if the abuse continues – the referee will suspend the game for a period of time.
The third and final step will see the official abandon the game – but Abraham has suggested, if England’s players believe someone is not comfortable, captain Harry Kane will lead them off the field of play before the three steps are played out if they are not working.
“Yes, we’ve had meetings, several meetings about it since we’ve arrived yesterday,” Abraham, who it was claimed Chelsea could have a problem in keeping earlier this w...
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