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Premier League golf equipment set to be snubbed AGAIN over plans to put on away kits for homeless consciousness

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EXCLUSIVE: Premier League golf equipment set to be snubbed AGAIN by prime flight chiefs over plans to put on away kits for residence matches over Christmas fixtures in assist of elevating consciousness and funds for the homeless

  • Shelter are persevering with the #NoHomeKit marketing campaign, which they began final yr 
  • Premier League golf equipment had requested to make an analogous gesture final Christmas
  • However as soon as once more prime flight chiefs have caught strictly to their rule guide
  • Tottenham Hotspur and Brighton had been amongst English groups eager on gesture 
  • All Scottish golf equipment will put on their change kits throughout the December 23/24 fixtures 

Scrooge Premier League bosses are once more refusing permission for golf equipment to put on away kits for residence matches over Christmas – and lift consciousness and funds for a homelessness charity within the course of.

Regardless of a surging homelessness disaster, fuelled by the large rise within the value of dwelling, prime flight officers are as soon as extra saying golf equipment can’t put on change strips for video games they’re internet hosting to help Shelter.

Final yr, the charity requested if these staging video games on December 26 and 27, might play of their away kits.

The easy, efficient thought was to lift consciousness of those that don’t have any properties of their very own at Christmas. Various golf equipment approached the highest flight to ask for his or her permission however had been left surprised when the Premier League stated no – and refused to make a u-turn – miserly claiming that the transfer can be a breach of their rules.

Sportsmail understands that Shelter are persevering with the #NoHomeKit marketing campaign this Christmas, and may now add the backing of the 4 Scottish leagues along with the EFL and Nationwide League. All Scottish golf equipment, together with these within the SPL, will put on their change kits throughout the December 23/24 fixtures.

It means in a historic, symbolic transfer, Celtic won’t put on their well-known inexperienced and white hoops after they tackle St Johnstone at Parkhead on Christmas Eve.

Sadly, it stays a distinct story in England’s prime tier.

Tottenham Hotspur had been one of many golf equipment backing Shelter’s homeless consciousness marketing campaign

Every Scottish club including league leaders Celtic are now onboard with the campaign

Each Scottish membership together with league leaders Celtic at the moment are onboard with the marketing campaign

Whereas each Tottenham and Brighton are regarded as formally supporting Shelter’s marketing campaign, they’ll solely achieve this off the pitch. Spurs’s WSL aspect are additionally backing the transfer.

Final yr 261 golf equipment throughout England and Wales supported the marketing campaign and Shelter are hoping to smash that determine this time round.

Confirmations are already in from the likes of Watford, Coventry Metropolis, Derby County and Ipswich City.

Football League sides including Watford (above) also support the drive

Derby County are another side backing the campaign

Soccer League sides together with Watford (left) and Derby County additionally help the drive

Grassroots sides are additionally being inspired to get entangled to deal with an enormous, rising drawback with Shelter stating that each 90 minutes 25 households grow to be homeless in England. Many extra are vulnerable to dropping their properties amid the persevering with value of dwelling disaster in what’s being seen as an emergency.

Osama Bhutta, Director of Campaigns at Shelter, stated: ‘Final yr it was unbelievable to see followers and groups throughout the nation come collectively to battle the housing emergency. Our frontline companies are braced for an extremely powerful winter as the price of dwelling disaster bites, so it’s good that so many groups, followers and celebrities are stepping up and supporting #NoHomeKit this Christmas.’

Final yr, the Premier League stated they acquired a lot of requests from charities and ‘aren’t capable of help all centrally’. They added: ‘Golf equipment space entitled to help charitable causes, and we encourage golf equipment to take action, supplied it’s in compliance with Premier League guidelines.’


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