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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

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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Proud Baggies Supporting Football vs. Homophobia Month of Action!


We're delighted to be recognised as Football vs. Homophobia 2019 Champions for our LGBT+ awareness work with WBA FC. You can see our work and the other activities we'll be supporting this month via our social media channels

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Proud Baggies Awarded Grant For Football vs. Homophobia Month!


We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded funding from the European FARE Network to support the promotion of LGBT+ inclusion during this February's Football vs Homophobia month of action. Proud Baggies were one of only 2 recipients of funding in the UK.

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WBA Celebrate Rainbow Laces Campaign in Style!


This years' Stonewall Rainbow Laces fixture on Monday 3 December vs. Brentford. There were many activities taking place including a special Rainbow Laces Fan Zone by Blind Monkey Brewery, big screen graphics and videos, a Sky TV interview with 2 Proud Baggies members and first team players warming up in Proud Baggies T Shirts. See more of the campaign at the link below and on gallery pages.

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Proud Baggies at the FSF Awards!


On Monday 3 December, we joined our good friends Apna Albion and groups from around the country for the annual Football Supporters Federation awards having been nominated for the Fans for Diversity award. Congratulations to Proud Lilywhites who were winners on the night.

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WBA Women Help Make Sport Everyone's Game


On Sunday 25 November Proud Baggies met WBA Women as part of the Stonewall Rainbow Laces campaign at their game vs. Bedworth. An injury time winner saw us take all 3 points in a closely contested match.

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West Bromwich Albion FC's LGBT+ Supporters' Group

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