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Wednesday, October 03, 2012

Carke Carlisle PFA Chairman teams up with Just A Ball Game?


PFA chairman signs up to 'Just a Ball Game?'

Tuesday 2 Oct 2012

'Just a Ball Game?', a campaign tackling homophobia in football, has confirmed Professional Footballers' Association (PFA) chairman Clarke Carlisle is the first current British player to become a patron of the organisation. 

Founding director Lindsay England has welcomed the involvement of the York City defender in what she claims will 'hopefully be the first of many more additions to a gay-straight alliance'.

Clarke, an ambassador for Kick It Out and Show Racism the Red Card, said: “I am flattered and honoured with the offer, and hope to be able to fulfil the role adequately by helping to continue to spread the word of the great work already achieved by Just a Ball Game? in my media interviews.”
Just a Ball Game? are due to make public a full list of Patrons as part of their second official birthday celebrations later this month.

To find out more about 'Just a Ball Game?', please click here.

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