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English Club Wins Gay World Football Championship

Sebastian2010-05-04 18:54:43 +0000 #1
LONDON, August 30, 2008 – English club Stonewall Lions FC has convincingly won the Gay World Football Championship today at Leyton Orient’s league ground, the Matchroom Stadium, in London.

The London-based club defeated the Argentine team Safgay FC, 5-0, the biggest winning margin in a final since the inaugural competition in September 1997 in Washington DC.

Stonewall previously won the Gay Football World Championship in 2002 and 2006, and last month won the European Gay Football Championship.

Today’s championship was organised by the International Gay & Lesbian Football Association (IGLFA) and was backed by the Football Association.

In all, 40 teams from all over the world competed in the week-long tournament. Countries represented were United Kingdom, United States, Canada, Mexico, Argentina, Ireland, Iceland, Denmark, South Africa, the Czech Republic, Sweden, Japan and Australia.

Among those backing the tournament was gay human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell. He now becomes a football “pundit” after predicting a Stonewall win last week.

“In the gay football championships, the British teams have yet again shown themselves to be the best in the world,” he said.

“It’s great to see England’s gay team bringing home the trophies.

“Stonewall Lions FC have avenged England’s [national team] recent dismal performance against the Czech Republic.

“This championship has bought together gay football teams from across the world; encouraging more gay people to get involved in football and, through the spending power of visiting teams and spectators, benefits the London economy.

“It challenges the machismo and homophobia that is often associated with football in many parts of the world,” Mr. Tatchell pointed out.

“Gay footballers are helping break down stereotypes and prejudice. They are ambassadors for gay inclusion and equality. Gay football enhances understanding and acceptance of gay and lesbian people,” he concluded.

What the?!?!? Gay world football championship???This is a proof that England can win something important with it's domestic talent...They dont need so many foreigners...


SiN2010-05-04 19:09:37 +0000 #2
lol you just had to put this up....didnt u??
Sebastian2010-05-04 19:05:43 +0000 #3
I saw this on Gazzetta dello sport web site...I never knew there was something like this...

It's absolutely ridiculous...

There is no Italy and Spain representatives ...
SiN2010-05-04 19:22:28 +0000 #4
They have just about anything about anything these days man, you gotta get with it...

Oh why not? I would have thought they would seeing as most of the gays originate from those areas....
valdanito2010-05-04 20:09:37 +0000 #5
Wrong place to post this. again....
Sebastian2010-05-04 19:30:16 +0000 #6
Yeah,i know...Move it to the gay football forum ..
valdanito2010-05-04 20:57:33 +0000 #7
that shit really made me laugh
SiN2010-05-04 20:01:40 +0000 #8
at least put it in the womens football section

close enough right??



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