IN QUOTES

UK Soccer Star Matt Jarvis: “There’d Be Support Everywhere” For Gay Players

matt jarvisIt’s everyday life. It’s not something that’s going to be a shock. I’m sure there are many footballers who are gay, but when they decide to actually come out and say it, it is a different story. It’s one that I’m sure they’ve thought about many times. But it’s a hard thing for them to do…

There’d be support everywhere within the football community, whether it be players, fans or within the PFA [Professional Footballers’ Association]. There would definitely be groups of people who would be supportive and help them through it.”

West Ham United winger Matt Jarvis, who is straight, saying it’s time for a professional footballer to come out of the closet, in Attitude