The Premier League expressed its condolences for the victims of the Israel-Gaza conflict on October 12, calling for peace among the involved parties.
They will observe a moment of silence and have players wear black armbands during matches scheduled from October 21 to October 23 as a sign of their solemn sympathies.
In an announcement on their official #premierleague social media handle, the league conveyed their intention to show respect for the conflict’s victims.
They stated, “The Premier League is deeply saddened by the escalating crisis in Israel and Gaza and strongly denounces the terrible acts of violence against innocent civilians.
Our hopes for peace go out to the victims, their families, and the affected communities.”
“In honor of all those impacted, Premier League players, managers, and match officials will wear black armbands and observe a moment of silence during fixtures from Saturday, October 21 to Monday, October 23.
The league will also make a donation to the British Red Cross to aid those in urgent need.”