Tag: Football

Australian football player Andy Brennan is gay

The 26-year-old footballer who plays as a forward in the Green Gully team in the National Premier Leagues Victoria, posted a picture of himself...

Footballer Ivan Rakitić is under fire for homophobia

Croatia and Barcelona FC footballer Ivan Rakitić is facing a backlash after anti-gay comments from a 2012 interview were recently spread viral via Twitter....

Homophobic football fans could be imprisoned, French League says

The Ligue de Football Professionnel (LFP) announced a new action plan to target homophobic abuse on Monday (May 13), devised in collaboration with the...

Football pundit denies making a gay pejorative remark

Mark Robinson, who co-hosts Australian Fox show AFL 360, came under fire for allegedly addressing Carlton players as ‘gay boys’. One social media user...

Lesbian football boss says gay footballers will be accepted in Scotland

Leeann Dempster, chief executive of Hibernian FC, has said that she believes that an openly gay footballer would not be a big issue in...

Liverpool FC condemned homophobic chants during a match against Chelsea

Liverpool football club has condemned “inappropriate and offensive” chants from fans during their match against Chelsea on April 14th. Fans were heard chanting “Chelsea...

Danish footballer Viktor Fischer condemns fans who chant homophobic slurs

The Danish footballer says that it makes him feel upset when fans chant homophobic slurs at him because he does not see homosexuality as...

French football boss called homophobic chants a tradition

Nathalie Boy de la Tour, the head of the Ligue de Football Professionne (LFP), weighed in after homophobic chanting was reported during a match...

Soccer player Shiho Shimoyamada is a lesbian

Japanese soccer player Shiho Shimoyamada has come out to inspire other LGBT athletes to do the same ahead of the Olympic Games that her...

Former Manchester United star Patrice Evra is under fire for homophobia

French football club Paris Saint-Germain has condemned anti-gay comments from former Manchester United captain Patrice Evra as a reaction of MU winning the match...

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