VIDEO: Earle gives emotional response to ‘White Lives Matter’ banner


A tearful Robbie Earle discusses the “White Lives Matter” banner that flew over the Etihad during Man City v Burnley and why it misses the point of the Black Lives Matter movement.

Earle revealed his personal experiences of being a Black man in the USA and that although the banner was sad and disappointing to see, the way Burnley captain Ben Mee, the club and the Premier League reacted gives him optimism for the future.

Earle has worked tirelessly for many decades in the battle against racism in English soccer.

Click play on the video above to hear Earle’s thoughts as Rebecca Lowe and Kyle Martino were also in tears during the open, honest conversation on-air as the battle against racism continues.