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'Any opportunity we can, we need to shine a light on it': Sky Sports pundit Alex Scott urges English football to keep Black Lives Matter movement alive next season as Ashley Cole says displays must continue 'until change happens' Pundit Alex Scott says it's crucial for Black Lives Matter to continue in football  The former Arsenal women's star said the movement must stay in the spotlight   Ashley Cole agreed and said support should continue 'until change happens' 

By Oli Gamp For Mailonline

Published: 20:41 BST, 5 September 2020 | Updated: 20:41 BST, 5 September 2020

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Sky Sports pundit Alex Scott has urged English football to press on with support for the Black Lives Matter campaign next season. 

The former Arsenal women's star said clubs, players and staff should continue their displays against discrimination after a year that has seen the world of sport play a huge part in bringing awareness by striking, taking a knee before games and wearing the movement's message on jerseys.

The shooting of George Floyd by a white policeman in the US this summer triggered protests around the world and those demonstrations reached many sports - with the Premier League featuring Black Lives Matter on shirts instead of player names. 

Sky Sports pundit Alex Scott has urged English football to keep Black Lives Matter going

Sky Sports pundit Alex Scott has urged English football to keep Black Lives Matter going 

Her fellow pundit Ashley Cole agreed and said it must continue until change happens

Her fellow pundit Ashley Cole agreed and said it must continue until change happens 

Both England and Iceland players took a knee before their Nations League clash on Saturday

Both England and Iceland players took a knee before their Nations League clash on Saturday

Clubs kneeled before each game in the restart and there are plans to keep that show of support going for the 2020-21 campaign. Scott believes it is vital to do

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