The Premier League will roll out specially-designed footballs for the next two weeks as a show of commitment towards the fight against racism.

The Premier League will roll out specially-designed footballs for the next two weeks as a show of commitment towards the fight against racism.

Top flight fixtures this and next weekend according to Sportsmail will be played with balls carrying the slogan ‘No Room for Racism’ – the name of the Premier League’s anti-discrimination campaign

In a week where racism in football has been at the forefront of the national agenda following the disgraceful abuse England players were subjected to in Bulgaria, the Premier League are re-asserting their anti-discrimination campaign.

Teams who are playing at home this weekend have been sent the white version of the ball. Next weekend, home clubs will be sent the high-visibility version in luminous yellow.

The Premier League have also filmed a video featuring the likes of Raheem Sterling and Tammy Abraham to encourage supporters to report instances of racial abuse. It will be aired before matches over the next two weekends.

Arsenal legend Ian Wright is one of the figures on a eight-person black, Asian and minority ethnic panel set-up by the Premier League to tackle the issue of racism.

Doncaster manager Darren Moore chairs the group, while Leicester defender Wes Morgan and former Newcastle striker Shola Ameobi are also involved.

Tammy Abraham featured in the Premier League’s No Room For Racism Video, featuring stars from all 20 top-flight teams

The campaign – also featuring Arsenal’s Joe Willock – will be shown at Premier League grounds from this weekend

Tammy Abraham and Joe Willock say ‘No Room For Racism’ in new Premier League’s new video

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