Police have launched an investigation into the "White Lives Matter Burnley" banner that was flown over the Etihad Stadium on Monday during Manchester City's Premier League match with Burnley. [...]
Burnley were quick to release a statement after the plane, which took off from an airport in nearby Blackpool, was spotted and promised to ban any supporters found to be responsible.
"Burnley Football Club strongly condemns the actions of those responsible for the aircraft and offensive banner that flew over The Etihad Stadium on Monday evening," a statement released on the club's website at half-time said.
Black Lives Matter --> Kneel, shine shoes, and offer tribute.
White Lives Matter --> Offensive, criminal, and lifetime ban!