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Wor Flags release official statement explaining flag display for Newcastle v Burnley match

2 months ago

One of the many positives of the departure of Mike Ashley, has been the return of Wor Flags to matches.

The pre-match flag displays now once again part of the matchday routine.

Ahead of today’s key Burnley match, Wor Flags on Saturday morning have released an official statement (see below0 detailing what today’s flag display will be all about…

Wor Flags Official Statement via Twitter – Saturday 4 December 2021:

“In recent years, we have put together displays during pride month to show our support for and solidarity with LGBTQ+ fans of our club.

“Over the past week, we’ve seen the club take pare in the rainbow laces campaign and, before that, we were glad to seen them voice their support for Josh Cavallo.

“Today’s display of old and new flags, put together with the support of United with Pride, is a message of support to the club for their participation in these campaigns, a statement of solidarity with Josh and any other players who may be afraid to be their true selves, and a message to all LGBTQ+ fans that we will do our part to ensure St James Park is a safe and welcoming place for everyone.

“Thanks to Fans For Diversity for providing funding.

“We are grateful for their support and back their campaign to empower fans to enjoy our matches free of prejudice.”


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