A man who claims to play for a Championship club says he is set to publicly come out as gay in the near future. A statement posted from the account on Sunday said the player's identity would be revealed once he has prepared himself for the announcement. While the tweets have received a largely positive response, the account holder did flag up some abuse aimed at him since it was opened. The Football Association marched at Pride in London for the first time on Saturday while they have backed Stonewall's rainbow laces campaign in recent years. Former Aston Villa midfielder Thomas Hitzlsperger is one of the most high-profile figures to come out as gay in recent times. The ex-Germany international had already retired before making his sexuality public, with the player purportedly behind the Gay Footballer account claiming to be under the age of 23 as he prepares to follow suit.
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He was a revelation when he arrived from Elgin City. Salop defend at the Station End. One thing my mates used to console themselves with over wayward efforts was to check whether the ball had "hit the chicken". Salop attack the Tech End in the second half. The Shrew logo was ridiculous and although the white kit had attractive blue and amber side flashes, I am so pleased we are back to blue and amber stripes, which was our standard during the glory years k the late seventies and early eighties as well as featuring in Spinal Tap. Thanks to Roger Jervis.
Gay or bisexual players on every NFL team, says retired player
Football fans' forum. The local fire brigade pumped water off the Gay Meadow pitch yesterday following heavy rainfall but even they were unable to rescue the first leg of this League Two play-off semi-final from unfolding as a damp squib last night. There was probably a tear or two shed by some home fans to exacerbate the sodden conditions as Shrewsbury bade farewell to the ground that has been home since Whether or not the inaugural game at New Meadow next August is at the higher level remains in the balance although MK Dons, who finished the season 13 points ahead of their opponents, will fancy their chances of progression in the second leg on Friday.
Published: August 27, A lot of guys still see it as potentially having a negative impact on their career. The former offensive tackle kept his sexual orientation secret from the time he was drafted by the Patriots in through his tenure with the Chiefs which ended in Soccer player Robbie Rogers became the first openly gay athlete actively playing in U. The NFL has yet to see an openly gay player on the field, and fewer than 10 have come out in retirement.