Darren Randolph: The anti-racism message still hasn’t sunk in

Published on August 31, 2020 - Duration: 00:36s

Darren Randolph: The anti-racism message still hasn’t sunk in

Republic of Ireland goalkeeper Darren Randolph has backed athletes throwingtheir weight behind the Black Lives Matter campaign.

NBA play-off fixtures inthe United States were postponed last week as players protested following thepolice shooting of Jacob Blake in Wisconsin – with other north American sportssoon following their lead.

It came months after the killing of George Floyd inAmerica which led to widespread protests that included Premier Leaguefootballers.

Randolph, whose American father Ed initially left the country toplay basketball in Northern Ireland, said: “It’s a situation that is obviouslynot going to go away anytime soon.

“When the whole George Floyd incidenthappened, there have been several incidents afterwards, so therefore themessage still hasn’t sunk in.

People haven’t been educated on it properly."


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