John Barnes in Sheffield for Show Racism The Red Card Day event today

Ex-England footballer John Barnes will be in Sheffield today, calling for an end to racism in football, to coincide with Show Racism The Red Card Day.

Friday, 22nd October 2021, 2:55 pm
Updated Friday, 22nd October 2021, 2:56 pm

The event will address racism in football and entertainment, and John will talk about his new book, The Uncomfortable Truth About Racism.

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He will be joined by Paul Kearns, Deputy CEO of Show Racism the Red Card; Dan Bates, CEO of Sheffield Theatres; and Ian Manborde of Equity.

The event takes place at 6pm at the Crucible Theatre.To register, visit Eventbrite.

Former England international John Barnes is due to speak at a Show Racism the Red Card event in Sheffield (pic: Mike Egerton/PA)