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English Premier League footballers boycott social media in protest at racist abuse

(CNN)'Enough.'That is the strapline being championed on Friday by professional footballers in England and Wales as they stage a 24-hour boycott of social media platforms, in protest against the lack of action being taken in response to racism.Multiple players have been subjected to abuse this season both from the stands during matches, as well as through messages on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.However, this campaign -- led by England's Professional Footballers Association (PFA) -- sees the players' union appeal to social networks and the sport's governing bodies to take a tougher stance on those found guilty of such racism offenses.A plethora of current and former footballers have backed the campaign, including Manchester City star Kev ...
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