Banner stunt must not undermine Burnley's community work, says Dyche

24 June 2020 01:29
Manager says local work demonstrates club’s principles‘White Lives Matter’ slogan does not speak for townSean Dyche has revealed the aeroplane stunt at Manchester City on Monday night caused considerable annoyance in the Burnley dressing room and several players other than Ben Mee wanted to take the opportunity to express their feelings on live television.“It was my decision to let the captain speak for everyone, but Ben was not the only one upset by the whole episode,” the Burnley manager said. “Ben spoke fantastically well but a lot of our players were disgruntled, and understandably so. This club does a lot of work in the community and in local education projects, and we don’t want all our efforts undermined by a few people with an unacceptable message. Related: Burnley to show support for Black Lives Matter in 'clear stand' against banner Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian