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  • 12th December 2011

    Fans say football clubs and agents to blame for lack of gay players 30

    Football fans appear to be supportive of the idea of gay players (Photo: Stephen Depolo)

    3:49 PM — A survey of 3,500 football fans says they blame football agents and clubs for the lack of openly gay players. According to the University of Staffordshire research, more than 90 per cent of those questioned said they would support a gay player and felt that homophobia has no place in the sport.

  • 3rd February 2011

    Survey finds football fans disapprove of homophobia 19

    Justin Fashanu remains the only pro footballer to have come out

    1:23 PM — A survey released to coincide with LGBT History Month says that the vast majority of fans strongly oppose homophobia in football. The research, carried out at the University of Staffordshire, surveyed 3,500 fans, players and game officials.

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