Liverpool’s Trent Alexander-Arnold with the words “Black Lives Matter” on the back of his shirt during the English Premier League Merseyside Derby against Everton. Photo: XinhuaLiverpool’s Trent Alexander-Arnold with the words “Black Lives Matter” on the back of his shirt during the English Premier League Merseyside Derby against Everton. Photo: Xinhua
Liverpool’s Trent Alexander-Arnold with the words “Black Lives Matter” on the back of his shirt during the English Premier League Merseyside Derby against Everton. Photo: Xinhua
Jonathan White
Opinion

Opinion

Jonathan White

PFA study finds racial bias in football commentary – time to kick it out

  • RunRepeat and PFA study proves players with darker skin tones more likely to be criticised for intelligence and versatility
  • Only 5 per cent of in-game commentary teams they studied were non-white – and that should change

Liverpool’s Trent Alexander-Arnold with the words “Black Lives Matter” on the back of his shirt during the English Premier League Merseyside Derby against Everton. Photo: XinhuaLiverpool’s Trent Alexander-Arnold with the words “Black Lives Matter” on the back of his shirt during the English Premier League Merseyside Derby against Everton. Photo: Xinhua
Liverpool’s Trent Alexander-Arnold with the words “Black Lives Matter” on the back of his shirt during the English Premier League Merseyside Derby against Everton. Photo: Xinhua
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