Richie Anderson came out as gay in a film broadcast on the BBC’s One Show this evening.
In the film he discussed issues around being gay in football in general, drawing on his own experience as a Sunday League footballer.
Anderson also met with Paul Elliott from the Football Association (FA) Inclusion Advisory Board.
The pair discussed what is being done in the UK to tackle homophobia in sport.
He also met with a gay manager who manages teams made up of players none of who identify as gay and the members of a gay football team in Birmingham.