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Rooney reacts to Millwall fans

Sun 06 December 2020 | 16:36

Rooney has talked about Millwall fans’ racist act on his social media account.

Here is what

Rooney

wrote on his social media account after

Millwall

fans jeered the players who were showing respect to the black lives matter movement before the match between

Derby County

and Millwall.

"Yesterday I witnessed the disgraceful and mindless behaviour by a large section of the Millwall supporters in the stadium,

"I was proud of my players and staff for not letting the fans deter them from continuing to present a positive and important message that taking the knee immediately before a game sends. The professionalism of the players on both sides throughout the game was a credit to our profession after such an incident.

"On behalf of Derby County, I want it to be clear to everyone associated with the club that we represent all sectors of our community, regardless of colour, gender or sexuality.

"Fans being allowed back into the stadiums is vital for the wellbeing of everybody involved in our sport, from fans to players to chairmen and owners. It is therefore really important that the vast makority of us show respect and support of each other and do not tolerate or accept the actions of the mindless few."


source: SportMob

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