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Hope Powell to attend KIO event in Brighton

ON THE PANEL: Hope Powell

FOOTBALL'S ANTI-racism campaign, Kick It Out, will join Premier League club Brighton and Hove Albion at the American Express Community Stadium today (Thursday 5 October) for an evening which will see discussion on the current issues of discrimination, equality and inclusion within the game.

Supported by American Express, the discussion will feature Seagulls defender Liam Rosenior, Kick It Out Transgender Ambassador Sophie Cook and women’s head coach Hope Powell join the organisation for the debate, with men’s senior manager Chris Hughton also expected to be in attendance.

‘A night at the Amex: An evening with Kick It Out and Brighton & Hove Albion’ will provide information and assessment on the latest work being undertaken to create a diverse environment and culture in football.

Taking place in the Amex Suite, the free event is open to supporters of all clubs who wish to debate how the sport can develop inclusive practices which support equality for all.

Following the conclusion of the event, guests will also be able to watch the World Cup Qualifier between England and Slovenia in the Amex Suite.

To register for ‘A night at the Amex: An evening with Kick It Out and Brighton & Hove Albion’, register at kiobhafc.eventbrite.co.uk

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