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Fashanu inspires anti-homophobia campaign for football

Campaigners claim prejudice against gay footballers is still rife in the game

A campaign against homophobia in football has been launched in Norwich, inspired by Britain's only openly gay professional player.

The Justin Campaign is named after Justin Fashanu who was raised by foster parents in Norfolk and killed himself in 1998, a few years after he came out.

"I think homophobia is entrenched in football," said Darren Ollerton, campaign director.

Justin Fashanu played for Norwich City between 1978 and 1981.


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