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Latest News story - Joey Barton leads call to get Right Behind Gay Footballers

Next year, legislation allowing same-sex marriage will be enacted in England, Scotland and Wales. But despite growing levels of public support for gay rights, a culture of homophobia still exists in sport, particularly football.

In fact, there are no known openly gay footballers in the English or Scottish professional leagues, out of an estimated 5,000 players.

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