‘Feeling of momentum’: group forms for LGBTQ+ professionals in football

Aim is to speak up on issues and create safe spaceManagers, players and referees are representedHopes of greater equality and representation for gay players in football have been raised after the creation of an organisation of LGBTQ+ professionals in the game.Twenty founding members have established the LGBTQ+ collective, a group that aims to speak up on issues relevant to the community and create a “safe space” for those wanting to be open about their sexuality or experiencing prejudice in the sport. Individuals involved include Leatherhead’s manager, Luke Tuffs, the Crystal Palace goalkeeper Chloe Morgan and the Women’s Super League referee Stacey Pearson.

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