UK: Pride in Football seeks Greg Clarke meeting

LGBT+ supporters group Pride in Football says it is "shocked" the Football Association has signed a memorandum of understanding with Qatar.

The alliance of club LGBT fan groups is asking for a meeting with the governing body's chairman Greg Clarke, who was part of a touring party to Doha along with the British ambassador to Qatar, where homosexuality is illegal. 

In 2015, Clarke's predecessor Greg Dyke declared Qatar's winning of the right to host the 2022 World Cup as "the worst moment in FIFA's history" on account of the country's poor human rights record.

A Pride in Football statement on Friday read: "The news that Greg Clarke has signed a memorandum of understanding with Qatar has shocked the Pride in Football groups membership." Read more via Sky News