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Premier League chief executive: “Entirely suitable” for gay players to come out

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LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 10: Chief Executive of Premier League Richard Scudamore speaks to the media during the Premier League Media Event on February 10, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Tom Dulat/Getty Images for Premier League)

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Do you think there are homosexual players in the Premier League?

“It would be very strange if there wasn’t, wouldn’t it?”

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So begins an interesting blurb from Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore, in an interview with the BBC.

“I actually think the environment would be entirely suitable for them to come out, if that’s the right phrase. I think it would be welcomed. I think there would be a tolerance to it, and the time would be right.”

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