The Sun ran a piece recently claiming they were withholding the identity of a gay Premier League footballer who was in a state of ‘anguish’ about their private life.
The Daily Star are the latest in on the act with a more convoluted scenario involving blackmail.
It’s my considered opinion that a man’s sexuality is about as fascinating as equally weighty matters such as whether he opts either red or brown sauce on his sausage sandwich of a morning.
The game has been increasingly hijacked in general over the past few seasons by all manner of business that fundamentally has nothing do with football.
Those seeking meaningful change will not achieve it waving flags at middle aged men who were brought up on Alf Garnett, On The Buses and Rising Damp.
Genuine awareness and a natural diversity need to be addressed long before 3pm on a Saturday afternoon.
But do schools and Universities full of enquiring minds offer the same virtual signalling opportunities as a social media platform?
One can only presume there are gay players (using the law of averages) in many Premier League squads including our very own and I contend the best way to deal with bigots at a football match is to ask a policeman.
This is whole business ids disingenuous on both sides and it is publicity that the men in question neither need nor seek.
I appreciate this entire piece will be a trigger for social justice warriors and it would serve them well to watch the video in full.