York City Football Club hosts their second annual Football v Homophobia match

York City’s home game against Tranmere Rovers on Saturday 14 February 2015 will mark the club’s second annual Football v Homophobia match. York City Football Club joins a number of other teams including; Manchester United, Arsenal and Chelsea, to actively tackle the issue of homophobia in Football. The Minstermen will be using the Tranmere match to promote the message that …

Women in Football event

Women in Football invite you to help celebrate LGBT History Month – 19 February 2015 Date: Thursday 19th February 2015
Time: 8pm to 11pm Venue: Council Chambers, BBC Broadcasting House, Portland Place, Upper Regent Street, London, W1A 1AA Women in Football would like to invite you to the BBC Broadcasting House to help celebrate LGBT History month. The evening will bring …

Fans Conference 2015

The Football v Homophobia (FvH) Campaign is to hold a conference for fans on tackling homophobia and transphobia in football as part of their Month of Action in February. The conference is being held at the National Football Museum in Manchester on 15 February 2015 and is open to all fans interested in making the game more inclusive of lesbian, …

Small Grants Awarded

The Football v Homophobia campaign is delighted to announce the award of ten small grants for grass roots football clubs in the UK. The grants are part of a scheme, which aims to encourage grass roots clubs to take part in the campaign’s Month of Action in February. The following ten grants of £200 have been awarded through the scheme, …

Football v Homophobia Launches small grants for UK grass roots clubs for February

Today the Football v Homophobia campaign announces a small grants scheme for grass roots football clubs in the UK. The scheme aims to encourage grass roots clubs to take part in the campaign’s Month of Action in February. Ten grants of £200 will be made in total through the scheme, which has been funded by the Esmee Fairbairn Foundation. Lou …

Football v Homophobia supports UEFA decision regarding homophobia by Bayern Münich fans

Football v Homophobia (FvH) commends UEFA for its strong action in regards to the recent display of a homophobic banner by a small group of Bayern Münich fans during the club’s Champions League game against Arsenal. Following the incident, UEFA has ordered the section of Bayern Münich’s stadium where the banner was displayed to be closed during the second half …

Strong support from the professional game on Football v Homophobia’s ‘Super Saturday’

With just shy of 50 percent of all professional clubs now committed to the Football v Homophobia month of action, Saturday 22nd February is shaping up to be the campaign’s ‘Super Saturday’. This year, there’s strong support from the Premier League, including from Manchester City. “Manchester City Football Club is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, diversity and respect across …

York City Football Club hosts their first Football v Homophobia match

York City’s home game against Southend United on Saturday 22 February, will mark the Club’s first ever Football v Homophobia match. York City is one of only 25 Football League Clubs to actively tackle the issue of homophobia in Football and will be using Saturday’s match to promote their message that football really is for everyone regardless of sexuality and …

Sheffield United Community Foundation and Sheffield United FC supporting Football v Homophobia

From February onwards, Sheffield United Community Foundation and Sheffield United FC is supporting Football v Homophobia (FvH), an international campaign to combat homophobia in all its forms. And you can help. FvH aims to tackle homophobia and prejudice against LGB&T (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Trans) people in football. The campaign is endorsed and supported by The FA, PFA, PL, FL, …