26th May 2015
Michael Sam: I’m not trying to do anything historic, just play football 5
7:36 PM — Out gay American Football player Michael Sam has said he is not trying to "do anything historic" by playing, but that he just wants to get on with it.
21st May 2015
University cancels anti-homophobia charity football tournament over ‘transphobia’ claim 43
3:42 PM — PinkNews Exclusive. The University of Nottingham has cancelled a charity tournament intended to raise money to fight homophobia - after complaints the event discriminated against trans people.
15th May 2015
Italian football chief calls women players ‘a handful of lesbians’ 7
5:21 PM — The head of the Italian national amateur league has been criticised for "homophobic and sexist comments".
Trans man claims anti-homophobia football tournament is discriminatory 12
4:22 PM — A "Football v Homophobia" event at the University of Nottingham has been accused of discriminating against trans people.
Irish footballer: It’s not homophobic to vote to stop gay couples marrying 98
12:06 PM — An Irish Gaelic football star has spoken up about his opposition to gay couples marrying, but insists he is not homophobic.
10th May 2015
Robbie Rogers wants ‘zero tolerance’ for homophobic football chants 6
1:27 PM — Openly gay LA Galaxy player Robbie Rogers has called for a stronger "zero tolerance" approach to homophobia in football.
7th May 2015
This American football player punched a gay couple for kissing and got dropped 27
6:10 PM — An American football player in the US has been dropped from his team after attacking a gay couple simply because they kissed in the street.
29th April 2015
Casey Stoney: I thought coming out as gay would end my football career
12:57 PM — England and Arsenal footballer Casey Stoney has said she thought coming out as gay would end her career.
Israeli Football Association ‘bans’ use of rainbow flag 7
12:09 PM — The Israeli Football Association has warned teams to stick to regulations - after a pride flag was used to mark a corner during a match.
27th April 2015
Israeli football association urged to punish team for using rainbow flag as a corner 13
8:11 PM — A solicitor in Jerusalem has urged the Israeli football association to put the team on trial, after it replaced a corner flag with a rainbow flag.
20th April 2015
LGBT football fan groups condemn homophobic chants 1
5:19 PM — A group of LGBT football supporters organisations have come together to condemn homophobic chants by Arsenal fans.
8th April 2015
NFL star: Openly gay player Michael Sam was a ‘publicity stunt’ 17
12:19 PM — An American football player has claimed that openly gay player Michael Sam only got drafted in the sport as a "publicity stunt".
7th April 2015
Robbie Rogers: FIFA should only hold World Cup in countries where gays are safe 14
12:10 PM — Out football star Robbie Rogers has urged FIFA to make sure the World Cup is only held in countries with a pro-gay rights record.
5th April 2015
Frank Lampard: I would love to see a gay footballer come out 12
3:47 PM — Frank Lampard has said he would love to see an openly gay Premiership footballer.
1st April 2015
Watch: Presenter berates football fan for homophobia live on air 7
4:24 PM — Brazilian ESPN news reporter Gabriela Moreira reprimanded a Palmeiras fan live on air for using a homophobic slur
30th March 2015
Bisexual NFL player: ‘Michael Sam does not speak for all gay men’ 69
9:46 AM — A bisexual player in the NFL has attacked Michael Sam, saying he does not "speak for all gay men".
9th March 2015
Michael Sam: I get criticism for dating a white guy 15
1:45 PM — Gay NFL star Michael Sam has said that he has received criticism - because his fiancé is white.
8th March 2015
Irish referee banned from wearing rainbow wristband 13
3:42 PM — A Gaelic football referee has been banned from wearing a rainbow wristband - because it is considered a "political symbol" ahead of Ireland's equal marriage referendum
20th February 2015
Football club offers free tickets to gay fans 4
6:56 PM — A football club is offering free admission to LGBT fans for a game, to celebrate LGBT History Month.
18th February 2015
Fabio Capello accused of homophobia 6
3:56 PM — Former England football team manager Fabio Capello has been accused of saying that football is not for gay peoeple