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Providing positive messages can help make football more inclusive for LGBT people, says Kick It Outs Education and Development Manager Troy Townsend. Wesley Matthews Mavericks Jersey . Townsend was speaking to Sky Sports News HQ at a screening of the new short film WONDERKID on Monday night.The film, directed by Rhys Chapman, depicts a rising star breaking into the professional game who expresses his talent on the pitch, but finds life difficult off it due to other peoples attitudes about his sexuality. Players need a positive environment, according to Troy Townsend Last month, Football Association chairman Greg Clarke told a Culture, Media and Sport select committee of MPs that football still needs to create a safe space free from abuse and that he felt personally ashamed that no current players had come out.Clarke told the committee he would not recommend that a footballer come out as gay at the moment, adding they would be taking a risk of vile abuse and could not yet be offered the required protection.Townsend acknowledges the intense scrutiny on footballers and says for any player who might consider coming out, the response of their team-mates, friends and family are crucial. WONDERKID is about a young player struggling with attitudes towards his sexuality Footballers crave adulation, said Townsend. They crave people shouting their name for the positive reasons... we need to make sure that the environment that they work in every single day doesnt change just because they want to tell people who they are. Take a look at the trailer for the new short film WONDERKID, which portrays the inner turmoil of a young footballer The focus is going to be incredible. No one can tell us any different. But we need to make sure the people around them, the closest people to them, are not talking or thinking negatively about them just coming out and being natural.Sophie Cook, AFC Bournemouths official club photographer, came out as transgender to her club colleagues and the Cherries squad last summer. She says their response and her ongoing experiences in football have been overwhelmingly positive. Sky Sports Geoff Shreeves meets WONDERKID director Rhys Chapman Before I came out, I was terrified that Id never work in football again because there was no history of a transgender person working in football, said Cook, who took part in a panel Q&A discussion on homophobia in sport after the WONDERKID screening.But when I actually came out to the players - I was introduced as Sophie to the team at a training session - they all clapped me.I was like wow guys! I wasnt expecting it. When my story broke in the press, and people really started to know about what had happened, I had fans coming up to me shaking my hand, hugging me, saying good on you, thanks for being brave and were really glad youre happy. Chris Mason plays the lead character in WONDERKID The second hearing of the Culture Media and Sport select committee inquiry into homophobia in sport takes place on Tuesday morning at Westminster, and WONDERKID director Chapman believes growing interest in his film reflects the progress being made.The more momentum we got, the more support we were able to get, said Chapman, when asked about how he secured backing for the project.And the message I am getting from within the game is that people realise this needs to change. Were getting towards the tipping point.  Also See: Clarke ashamed of situation Gay players must be supported Director and star discuss WONDERKID WONDERKID: The website Steve Nash Mavericks Jersey .Before a raucous sellout crowd, the Hawks won for the 29th time in 31 games to extend their Eastern-best record to 36-8.As usual, pretty much everyone chipped in.Four starters were in double figures and backup point guard Dennis Schroder led a spurt at the start of the fourth quarter that helped the Hawks pull away. Dirk Nowitzki Jersey . Venable and Jeremy Hermida drove in three runs apiece, and the Padres beat the Colorado Rockies 7-2 on Sunday to snap a nine-game losing streak.FORTALEZA, Brazil - With tears streaming down his face after being kneed in the back, Neymar was carried off the field on a stretcher. He wont be coming back. Not to this World Cup, anyway. The 22-year-old Brazil striker, the one with the hopes of a nation on his shoulders, was ruled out of the rest of the tournament after fracturing his third vertebra during Fridays 2-1 quarterfinal win over Colombia. "Its a big loss for us," Brazil midfielder Fernandinho said. "We need to find a way to stay together and become stronger after losing our greatest player. We will try to win this World Cup and for sure we will dedicate it to Neymar." Neymar is the biggest football star in Brazil, and one of the biggest at the tournament along with Argentina forward Lionel Messi. His face has been plastered on billboards and shown on television continuously, leading many of his staunchest supporters to copy his dyed-blonde fauxhawk. His millions of fans had expected Neymars World Cup to end with him holding the trophy, not being carried off the field in tears. Neymar was kneed by Colombia defender Juan Camilo Zuniga late in the second half at the Arena Castelao. He was taken to a private clinic and was released a short time later. He was not expected to need surgery, Brazil team doctor Rodrigo Lasmar said, but he will also not be able to face Germany on Tuesday in the Woorld Cup semifinals. Jose Barea Jersey. "He will not be in condition to play, he will need a few weeks to be fit again," Lasmar said. "He is very, very sad." About 50 Brazil fans, many still wearing the teams jerseys, crowded outside the clinic where Neymar was taken, while the ambulance that carried him remained parked in front, lights blazing. Neymar was hurt in the 86th minute, falling to the ground in pain after Zuniga jumped into him from behind. Brazil teammate Marcelo quickly called for medical assistance when he saw Neymar writhing in pain. Neymar stayed face down until team doctors arrived and put him on a stretcher. "Everybody knew that Neymar would be hunted," Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari said. "Its been happening in the last three matches and we had been talking about it. But nobody listens to us." Fridays match ended with 54 fouls in total — 31 by Brazil and 23 by Colombia. Scolari said Spanish referee Carlos Velasco Carballo should have done more to take control of the match. According to Hulk, another of Brazils striker, Neymar needs more protection from the officials. "Every time is like this. Players always come after Neymar," Hulk said. "The referees need to do more to keep this from happening." ___ Associated Press video journalist Renata Brito contributed to this report. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' ' 
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