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PC Keith Palmer: Charlton v MK Dons match dedicated to London attack victim

The match at The Valley will be dedicated to PC Keith Palmer's memory. Credit: PA

Half of the ticket sales from MK Dons' upcoming away trip to Charlton Athletic will be donated to the family of PC Keith Palmer who was killed in last week's terrorist attack in Westminster.

The League One game at The Valley next Tuesday (4 April) will be dedicated to his memory and there will also be a minute's silence.

In a further gesture of goodwill, the Charlton players have all agreed to contribute the entirety of their match appearance fees.

Charlton and MK Dons will go head-to-head next Tuesday. Credit: PA

What has been planned for the match?

  • 50% of all ticket sales (home and away) will be donated to PC Keith Palmer's family.
  • Charlton players will also donate their match appearance fees.
  • A one-minute silence will precede the game.
  • Players will wear black armbands and Charlton players will also wear a special shirt which will be emblazoned with PC Palmer's warrant number (P204752).
  • A red and white scarf will remain draped over PC Palmer's season-ticket seat in the East Stand at the Valley until the game.
  • A red seat has been temporarily replaced by a white seat which will bear PC Palmer's warrant number and remain in place for the remainder of the season.
  • Plans are in place for a permanent memorial at The Valley.
  • Football fans from all clubs have been invited to lay flowers at the foot of the Bartram statue outside the stadium.

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