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Craig Napier, first referee to openly declare that he is homosexual in Scotland

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Craig Napier has come out as gay in a video released on the Scottish Football Association's Twitter account. The category one referee wants to help remove the stigma and fear among those who are considering coming out. The 32-year-old praised Blackpool's Jake Daniels for becoming the first active professional men's player in the UK to come out since Justin Fashanu in 1990.
24 days ago·Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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BBC News

'Overwhelming support' for gay referee Napier

Referee Craig Napier says he has experienced "overwhelming support" since coming out publicly as gay.

24 days ago·United Kingdom
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The Guardian

Scottish football referees Craig Napier and Lloyd Wilson come out as gay

Two referees have come out as gay in an attempt to change the culture of Scottish football

27 days ago·London, United Kingdom
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The Independent

Referee Craig Napier humbled by ‘great support’ after coming out as gay

Napier and fellow referee Lloyd Wilson announced their sexuality on Thursday in a bid to change the culture in Scottish football.

26 days ago·London, United Kingdom
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Daily Mirror

Referees Napier and Wilson become first Scottish officials to come out as gay

Top Scottish referees Craig Napier and Lloyd Wilson publicly came out as gay on Thursday - two-and-a-half weeks after Blackpool forward Jake Daniels did the same

27 days ago·London, United Kingdom
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The Star Kuala Lumpur

Soccer-Scottish referee Napier comes out as gay

Scottish referee Craig Napier came out as gay on Thursday, becoming the first openly gay figure in the Scottish game since late Hearts forward Justin Fashanu in the mid-1990s.

27 days ago·Malaysia
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RTÉ

Scottish referee comes out as gay

Referee Craig Napier has come out as gay in a bid to change the culture in Scottish football.

27 days ago·Ireland
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