Rainbow Blades bringing colour to Sheff Utd
The PL club's new LGBT+ fan group has been helping supporters during the COVID-19 pandemic
When Sheffield United proudly announced the formation of its first lesbian, gay, bi and trans (LGBT+) supporters group, the Rainbow Blades, this year it came at a perfect time for the group to connect.
"Obviously there's going to be some loneliness creep in and there's going to be some fears of isolation [during lockdown]," says Rainbow Blades founder and chair James Laley.
"LGBT+ Blades can join this group. They can be in a safe space. They can have that connectivity again.
"They can meet like-minded fans and that's what's been so impressive and that's what I'm so proud of."
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