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Scots LGBTQ football team suffer 'abhorrent homophobic abuse' during match

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LGBTQ team by opposing players during a match. Saltire Thistle took on Ashfield Star in the cup semi final for the Glasgow Community and Cooperative League at Huntershill Community Sports Hub in Bishopbriggs on Sunday.

But the tie was allegedly marred by Ashfield players calling Thistle stars 'p**fs' and 'fa**ts' amid other abuse which reportedly include a player being punched within minutes of kick off.

Thistle brands themselves as 'Scotland's inclusive team' and were formed for LGBTQ people and their allies promising to welcome players 'no matter their gender identity, sexuality or race.'They play with the LGBTQ rainbow on their strips and are calling for Ashfield to be expelled from the league.A statement from Saltire Thistle issued.

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