Justin Fashanu: Britain's first out gay footballer to be inducted into Hall of Fame Justin Fashanu's niece, Amal, says it would still be a "challenge" for a footballer to come out as gay now.

Justin Fashanu's niece, Amal, says it would still be a "challenge" for a footballer to come out as gay now.

Justin Fashanu, Britain's first and only out gay male professional footballer, is to be posthumously inducted into the National Football Museum's Hall of Fame later this week.

Fashanu will be recognised at a ceremony on Wednesday at the museum in central Manchester.

The award celebrates those who have made an outstanding contribution to the sport and comes 22 years after the former Norwich City and Nottingham Forest striker took his own life.

He died in 1998 - eight...
source: The Sky News

2020-02-18 04:56
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