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Scottish football club boss backs LGBTI inclusivity

Annan Football Club proudly wears Rainbow Laces

Annan Athletic Football Club Chairman, Henry McClelland, has confirmed his support for greater inclusivity within Scottish football. Not only is he and the club backing Stonewall’s Rainbow Laces campaign, they are taking concrete steps to promote and educate towards diversity. Speaking to KaleidoScot the coach kicked off by explaining why Annan Athletic were supporting Stonewall’s Rainbow Laces campaign. “The message ...

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Airdrieonians FC support Rainbow Laces campaign


Scottish League One club Airdrieonians have confirmed their support for Stonewall’s Rainbow Laces campaign. In spite of media reports suggesting that there was little interest in Scottish football for wearing the laces last year, Airdrieonians players were not only involved but ran a supportive piece in the matchday programme. Additional coloured laces were also obtained for their under-20s team, members ...

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Mackay apology – homophobic “banter” never acceptable


Former Cardiff City manager Malky Mackay has apologised for sending text messages of a sexist, racist and homophobic nature. Mackay, who played for Queen’s Park and Celtic and won five Scotland caps, and former Cardiff City head of recruitment Iain Moody were alleged to have exchanged a string of offensive text messages by their former employer. The allegations came to ...

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