Patrick Vieira says it’s important to keep taking the knee

Crystal Palace boss Patrick Vieira says “it is important to keep taking the knee” to tackle discrimination.   The pre-match anti-racism gesture will be scaled back this season to certain rounds of Premier League games plus the FA and League Cup finals.   Premier League captains took the decision to limit taking the knee after consulting with players.   “We…

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Vieira joins Crystal Palace as head coach

Crystal Palace have appointed Patrick Vieira to succeed Roy Hodgson as the Premier League club’s manager. The former Arsenal captain emerged as Palace’s preferred candidate after a lengthy process since Hodgson announced he was leaving the club on 18 May. The 45-year-old Frenchman has signed a three-year contract with the Eagles, who finished 14th last season. “I am really excited…

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