Mark Piggott

In defence of Millwall

Millwall players take the knee ahead of Saturday's game against Burnley (Getty images)

Were Millwall fans wrong to boo players who knelt in support of Black Lives Matter? Yes, according to the assembled pundits who are paid a fortune to talk about football. 

‘Let’s be fair,’ wrote Gary Lineker, ‘it only appears to be a small minority of Millwall fans that didn’t boo the players taking the knee’.

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