The new strategy will unite all aspects of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion across the season, and EFL Clubs’ kits will display the Together sleeve badge throughout the campaign.
David McArdle, the EFL's Head of EDI, said: “While football has made strides, it continues to face challenges that are reflected across society and with over 20 million attending EFL matches each season and millions more watching around the world, the League will use its platform to challenge unwelcome behaviours and promote inclusive practices, to help drive change on the pitch, in Club offices, in the stands and within the communities which Clubs call home.
“Our aim is to provide everyone the same opportunity to succeed across the EFL, but we cannot do it alone, so we look forward to working collaboratively with Clubs and equality partners to improve our game, together."
Core to the Together strategy is the need to work collaboratively and a desire to provide everyone with the same opportunity to succeed, and it serves as a reminder that, while progress has been made, there is still much to do to enact positive change across the country.
Objectives of the strategy include:
See the EFL's full 'Together' strategy here.