Kick It Out send letter to UK media over use of Saka’s picture in England defeat

Kick It Out send letter to UK media over use of Saka’s picture in England defeat

Anti-discrimination group criticise prominence of image‘Words and pictures hit harder than you might realise’

The anti-discrimination group Kick It Out has sent an open letter to British media editors criticising the prominent use of Bukayo Saka’s picture by some outlets to illustrate England’s loss to Iceland.

England slumped to the shock 1-0 defeat on Friday at Wembley in their final warm-up game before Euro 2024. Saka came on in the 65th minute for Anthony Gordon and was not on the pitch when England conceded. Images of Saka were used prominently by a number of outlets after the game or as the main online picture with the game ongoing.

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