Proud Baggies FC

Proud Baggies FC


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  • Proud Baggies FC is a fully inclusive LGBTQ+ football club based in the West Midlands.
  • All players are welcome LGBTQ+ or allies and irrespective of age*, ability or gender.
  • Training every Monday evening (8pm-9pm).
  • West Bromwich Albion Academy Dome, Halfords Lane, West Bromwich, B71 4LQ.

*players must be aged 16+

Proud Baggies, in collaboration with West Bromwich Albion, Sandwell Council, and The Albion Foundation, is an initiative dedicated to promoting inclusivity and diversity within the sport. This ground-breaking collaboration marks a significant milestone in fostering a welcoming platform for LGBTQ+ individuals and allies to engage in competitive football and cultivate a supportive community.

Born from a collective effort between esteemed partners, Proud Baggies FC stands as a testament to the club's commitment to championing inclusivity. It provides an open invitation to individuals passionate about football, regardless of gender, age, or skill level, emphasizing the importance of unity and support among LGBTQ+ and allied communities.

Plans include participation in tournaments and the ambition to secure a league position by the 2024/2025 season, aiming to elevate the cause of inclusivity within football. Training at the WBA Academy and wearing the distinctive blue & white WBA kit, the initiative is a true partnership between Proud Baggies, the Club and the Foundation who have been unwavering in their support for Proud Baggies over the years and particularly with this project.

     Membership focus
    Open to all

    West Midlands

    West Bromich