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Ex-England striker John Fashanu paid his brother Justin £75k to keep quiet about his sexuality
With the 20th anniversary of the death approaching, Fashanu has called on the FA to do more to support gay footballers.
'The kind of initiative we're extremely proud to support' - Bohs launch team for new National Amputee League
Cork City and Shamrock Rovers will make up the newly-formed division.
FA chairman: 'Not one gay professional footballer would meet me for a conversation over a coffee'
‘If they don’t feel comfortable having that conversation, it doesn’t say good things about our game.’
Column: I lost my leg but now I aim to make Irish amputee football history
Simon Baker was a plasterer until a workplace accident ultimately saw his leg amputated. Here he explains how he found new hope in amputee football – and is aiming to make Ireland a real contender in the sport.