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Joey Barton: 'Openly gay footballer within 10 years'

Amal Fashanu, niece of Justin Fashanu, the only ever openly gay British professional footballer wants to know why no gay player has followed in her uncle's boots in over 20 years.

Queen's Park Rangers captain, Joey Barton has said there is no doubt in his mind that within the next 10 years there will be an openly gay footballer.

Find out more in Britain's Gay Footballers, which will be broadcast on Monday 30 January at 21:00 GMT on BBC Three.

  • 27 Jan 2012