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Euro Pride House 2016

The EGLSF and FSGL are proud to be hosting a mobile Euro Pride House in France during the 2016 UEFA European Football Championships this summer.

Euro Pride House will play host to a range of sports, cultural and arts events, which share as a common theme our vision of breaking down the social and personal barriers, that discourage LGBTIQ people across Europe from participating and supporting football.

Euro Pride House will run from 9th June to the 10th July and will be a place for people to come together to talk, think, relax and have fun. The “Against The Rules” exhibition will […]

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016 @ 13:40|Categories: 2016, 2016, Members, News, Projects|0 Comments

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 about joining […]

Friday, March 18th, 2016 @ 13:31|Categories: 2016, 2016, Press Release, Sport|0 Comments

Baku, from the ancient land of Azerbaijan rises the first European Games

There is no doubt that the experience of competing in a large sporting event can benefit any athlete, especially if that athlete is competing in the Olympics next year in Rio. You could follow the endlessly exciting social media updates from young competitors who lived in the sporting bubble of the inaugural European Games. Like all great sporting events it should be about the young people, athleticism and participation.

However the human rights situation in Azerbaijan simply cannot be ignored. The federation is fully aware that since 2014, the Azerbaijani government has orchestrated an unprecedented campaign to suppress dissenting voices in […]

Sunday, June 28th, 2015 @ 13:05|Categories: 2015|0 Comments

2015 Football People Event Grants Launched

For the third consecutive year, the Fare Event Grants will boost national and international scale events and interventions during the Football People action weeks to address social inclusion and anti-discrimination within football.

A pool of €20,000 has been made available to fund events that will become the highlights of the two-week period in October and have the potential to generate a positive long-term impact.

The Event Grants scheme is open to all European formal and informal groups that have the capacity to organise interventions of this kind at national or international level.

The proposed events must be implemented during the Football People action […]

Sunday, June 28th, 2015 @ 11:17|Categories: 2015, News, Sport|0 Comments

STOCKHOLM LAUNCHES GLOBAL #FLAMINGSTAR TWITTER CAMPAIGN

EuroGames Stockholm launched the #FlamingStar – a digital activation on Twitter (the world’s most open and democratic media). By carrying the exclusive #FlamingStar on your Twitter account for 15 minutes, you’ll show your support for diversity within the athletic world.

EuroGames’ main goal is to democratise the world of sports. The #FlamingStar is a symbol for that struggle. Everyone is welcome to hold the #FlamingStar, no matter who you are or what you believe in. And by carrying the #FlamingStar you’ll take action against discrimination in sports.

– I’m happy and honoured to be an Ambassador for EuroGames Stockholm. The LGBTQ community’s […]

Saturday, June 27th, 2015 @ 19:16|Categories: 2015, EuroGames, News|0 Comments