The boycott of Facebook, Twitter and Instagram will start next Friday and will continue till Monday. During this a full round of men’s and women’s professional bouts will be played.
Social media boycotts include the Football Association (FA), the Premier League, the English Football League, the Women’s Super League, the Women’s Championship, as well as players, managers and referees’ units, and the anti-discrimination group Kick It Out.
According to the joint statement, “The boycott demonstrates that England Football is uniting and insisting that social media companies do more to eradicate online hatred. It is also important to educate people against discrimination. “