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Why Scotland are not taking the knee at Euro 2020

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Liverpool defender Andy Robertson has explained Scotland's decision to not take a knee before kick-offs during their participation in Euro 2020.

Manager Steve Clarke had spoken about his concerns the gesture of taking the knee before games, which has increasingly become the standard in Premier League fixtures, had started to become 'maybe a little bit diluted' from its original intention.

Remaining standing has been seen more often before Scottish league games and it was also an act adopted by Crystal Palace star Wilfried Zaha.

We believe in making a meaningful change and we are looking to get that.

Instead, the Reds left-back will join his side will stay on their feet to 'stand up to racism', as they have done since their World Cup qualifiers in March.

“Prior to our World Cup qualifiers in March we spoke as a group and felt that taking a stand was the best way for us to show solidarity and also to reinforce the need for meaningful change in society.” Scotland will being their European Championship campaign against Czech Republic on Monday, who will be unable to call on Slavia Prague’s Ondrej Kudela, as he begins a 10-match UEFA ban after he was found to have made racist comments to Rangers and Scottish midfielder Glen Kamara.

We know the world is watching, and I know I keep saying it, but we all strive for that change.
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