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It's a very sad state of affairs. But it's a fact that homophobia in football is as strong now as it was 10 years ago. If you'd asked me in 2000 whether I thought we'd have a famous, openly gay footballer by 2010 I would have said yes. You look across society and see openly gay people in music, movies, television, politics, the clergy, and it's not a problem, nor in many sports. It's not that ...
Was responsible for The Sun's famous (but untrue) headline "Freddie Starr Ate My Hamster" in 1986. He also invented the story that David Mellor
made love to his mistress in a Chelsea strip, which became another Sun headline in 1992.