Southampton to support disability equality with one-off kits

first_img smart causal Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade Southampton will wear the Scope logo against Leicester A giant version of the shirt will be carried out onto the pitch before kick-off, while Saints players will wear Scope tops during the warm-up to help address and highlight issues that disabled people face across the country.Scope replaced Virgin Media on the team’s shirt against Manchester United in May 2017 and this shirt swap comes at a time when research shows that half of disabled adults feel excluded from society.Some players took the time to learn sign language for key football terms in a bid to help all fans feel included:Video Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.Southampton commercial director David Thomas said: “Equality and opportunity are key in driving everything we do here at the football club, and it means a lot to us that our commercial partners share and support these values so openly.“We are committed to ensuring disabled fans get the same opportunities as everyone else so they can enjoy the sport that we all love.”Jeff Dodds, Virgin Media managing director of consumer, added: “It’s time disabled people had the same opportunities as everyone else and no longer feel relegated from society.“That’s why we’re using the wide appeal and exposure of Southampton’s kit to highlight these issues to people across the UK.“We want people to join us and become Disability Gamechangers so we can together create true equality for disabled people.” How the Premier League table could change after the Boxing Day fixtures possible standings Tottenham predicted XI to face Brighton with Mourinho expected to make big changes ALTERED impact Tottenham v Brighton LIVE: talkSPORT commentary and team news for Boxing Day opener Best clips, calls and talkSPORT moments of 2019, feat Hearn, McCoist and more highlights Every current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decade gameday Southampton will help promote disability equality this weekend by wearing a one-off kit featuring charity Scope’s logo.Saturday’s Premier League encounter with Leicester will see Virgin Media hand over their shirt sponsorship to raise awareness of the charity’s ‘Disability Gamechanger’ campaign. silverware Every Championship club’s best signing of the decade, including Taarabt and Dack LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won 1 MONEY last_img

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