Monthly Archives: March 2016


Manchester United FC u17 Centre of Excellence player Emily Ramsey signs as youngest ever Patron of JUST A BALL GAME?

For a number of years now Just A Ball Game? (JBG?) have been proud to build on an LGBT/ straight alliance and we are very excited to announce our youngest ever Patron and straight ally in Emily Ramsey. At 15 years old Emily plays Goalkeeper for Manchester United u17 Centre of Excellence team and is also a current England u16 squad member after making her debut against Germany in November 2015 at St. George’s Park. Playing the game is not the only talent the young Lioness has, Emily also qualified in 2015 as a referee. Emily had this to say [...]

2020-04-19T16:58:19+02:00Friday, March 18th, 2016 @ 13:31|Categories: 2016, 2016, Press Release, Sport|0 Comments


QUEERING FOOTBALL – Tackling Homophobia and Promoting Anti-Discrimination around Major Sport Events Since January 2016, The European Gay & Lesbian Sport Federation has been a partner in the project QUEERING FOOTBALL. From January 2016 till the end of 2017, this European project seeks to challenge homophobia in football and aims at establishing an inclusive football culture and anti-discrimination standards at major sport events. About Queering Football Homophobia – prejudices and violence against LGBTIQs* – is still one of the main and untackled problems in European football. Homophobic chants and physical attacks as well as ignorance [...]

2020-04-19T16:58:20+02:00Friday, March 11th, 2016 @ 11:16|Categories: Press Release|0 Comments

EGLSF Announces the Election of the New Board

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Contact: John Ryan EGLSF General Secretary: The European Gay & Lesbian Sport Federation announces the election of the new board. Amsterdam, The Netherlands (10 MARCH 2016) – On Sunday 06 March, the Annual General Assembly elected new board members. The board now consists of: • Paul Brummitt, co-president, from Pan Idræt Copenhagen (DK) • Annette Wachter, co-president, from SC Janus, Cologne (DE) • John Ryan, general secretary, from Nat Utrecht, Utrecht (NL) • Edwin Westenberg, treasurer, from Ketelbinkie, Rotterdam (NL) • Sarah Townsend, board member, from Fédération sportive gaie et lesbienne, (FR) • Diana [...]

2016-03-10T09:32:13+01:00Thursday, March 10th, 2016 @ 9:32|Categories: Press Release|0 Comments