Brighton wear yellow and blue kit in support of Ukraine for home clash against Liverpool

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    Brighton wore their third kit at the AMEX (Picture: Getty)

    Brighton are wearing their yellow and blue third kit in Saturday’s Premier League clash against Liverpool in support of Ukraine.

    The Seagulls host Jurgen Klopp’s side at the AMEX Stadium in the lunchtime kick-off wearing their away colours in a show of solidarity with Ukraine with the country under attack from Russia.

    Brighton Woman will make similar gesture on Sunday when they will wear the Ukraine colours for their Super League clash with Arsenal.

    All ongoing sales of Brighton’s yellow and blue kit will be donated to the British Red Cross Ukraine Crisis Appeal.

    ‘Deputy chairman and chief executive Paul Barber said, ‘We continue to be horrified by the events in Ukraine and wish to show our support for all those affected. We reiterate the many calls for peace.

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    Brighton’s men and women teams will wear the kit this weekend (Picture: Getty)

    ‘We were proud to wear yellow and blue in both matches last weekend, and felt the gesture of changing the colours for our home fixtures this weekend would further amplify the message and continue to show our solidarity with all those suffering as a result of this terrible conflict.’

    Brighton take on Liverpool having won just one of their last nine games.

    Liverpool meanwhile are hoping to close the gap further on league leaders Manchester City.

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