Mark Smith: Don’t be too hard on football – it’s changing

A man stands up at a Scottish football awards dinner and makes a joke about the term LGBT. A few days later, a professional footballer stands up and announces he’s gay. What should we make of it all? Is football anti-progressive or is it changing? And if it is changing, is it changing fast enough?

Mark Smith: Don’t be too hard on football – it’s changing
A man stands up at a Scottish football awards dinner and makes a joke about the term LGBT. A few days later, a professional footballer stands up and announces he’s gay. What should we make of it all? Is football anti-progressive or is it changing? And if it is changing, is it changing fast enough?