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Proud Baggies

West Bromwich Albion FC's LGBT+ Supporters' Group

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Welcome to Proud Baggies, the Official West Bromwich Albion Supporters' Group for all LGBT+ fans, their families, friends and allies.

Membership is free and open to all. 

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Who we are


Officially launched in September 2017 at West Bromwich Albion's inaugral Diversity Day, our Proud Baggies' Members regularly meet for home and away matches, socials, club events, campaigning and fundraising.

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What we do


We want to bring the Football and LGBT+ community together to celebrate diversity and increase LGBT+ visibility at West Bromwich Albion FC, making our club a safe, welcoming and inclusive environment for all.

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Latest News

Bid Now for a Chance to Win a signed Armband and T Shirt!


We're auctioning Jake Livermore's captain's armband and Proud Baggies T Shirt as worn in our Rainbow Laces match vs Brentford in December 2018. All proceeds will got to Stonewall, Britains biggest LGBT charity.

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Voting Now Open for Player of the Season!


Proud Baggies' members are currently voting for their player of the season who will be awarded a prestigious trophy! Voting closes at 3pm on 19 April. If you're not a member and want your say, sign up here!

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Proud Baggies Deliver LGBT+ Awareness Training to U19s


5th April, The Hawthorns. Proud Baggies teamed up once again with Football v Homophobia to deliver more training as part of the WBA LGBT+ Awareness programme. It was great to see our Albion Foundation future leaders in sport from Sandwell College so positive about diversity and inclusion!


Proud Baggies Kick Off Diversity Week in Style


Proud Baggies joined a host of teams from the Albion family at the start of a week of activities celebrating WBA's rich and diverse cultures in the run up to the BCFC game on Friday 29th March. Two Proud Baggies' teams played a hard fought match alongside representatives from Blues4All, Apna Albion, the WBA girls U12s and a pan disability team.

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Founder's Address at Football's Safety Conference


Last week our Founder and Chair, Piero Zizzi was a key note speaker at the Football Safety Officers Association Spring Conference. During his speech, Piero discussed how football can be a key agent of societal change and highlighted the work Proud Baggies are doing with WBA to make the Hawthorns a safe and welcoming  environment for the LGBT+ community.

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Read the Proud Baggies Interview in this months' ZONE Magazine


February's edition of ZONE Magazine, the UK's biggest regional LGBT+ lifestyle magazine features an interview with our founder and Chair, Piero Zizzi - and what a great read it is!  

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West Bromwich Albion FC's LGBT+ Supporters' Group

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