Football v Homophobia tournament to take place at University of Nottingham

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This Saturday will see 20 teams meet for the annual Football v Homophobia tournament at the University of Nottingham.

The tournament will be joined by Arsenal and England striker Kelly Smith, who will give awards at this event.

It will take place at the University Park Sports Centre, and is organised by the University’s LGBTQ staff network.

Claire Henson, the University’s Equality and Diversity Events Co-ordinator, said: “The tournament is now an important part of the University of Nottingham Equality and Diversity events programme and we are proud to have supported this event for the last five years.”

FvH is endorsed and supported by The Football Association, Premier League, Football League, League Managers Association and Kick It Out. FvH enables people to take action against prejudice and discrimination based on sexuality or gender identity in football, and to celebrate and welcome diversity in the game.

The opening ceremony begins at 10.30am on Saturday, with the tournament kicking off at 11am. The closing ceremony is at 4.45pm.