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Footballers to stage yellow laces protest against gambling ads

Hundreds of footballers will play in yellow laces this weekend to demand an end to all gambling advertising and sponsorship in football.  Clubs from across England, Scotland, and Wales are participating...
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Can you support our walk for Kimberly?

This weekend, a group of bereaved families and people harmed by gambling are walking from Sheffield to Leeds via football clubs in memory of Kimberly Rebecca Wadsworth. Kimberly, a Leeds United fan, sadly took...
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Maidstone United is the 30th club to back The Big Step!

Maidstone United has become the first National League club to call for a ban on all gambling advertising and sponsorship in football The Stones join 30 clubs across the UK and Ireland, including Luton...
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Hendon FC become the latest club to back The Big Step!

Hendon FC is calling for a ban on all gambling advertising and sponsorship in football.  The Greens join nearly 30 other clubs across the UK and Ireland including Luton Town, Tranmere Rovers, Forest...
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Over 100 people write to PL clubs ahead of crucial gambling vote

Over 100 people harmed by gambling have written an open letter to all 20 Premier League clubs asking them to vote in favour of a ban on gambling sponsorship ahead of September’s vote.  You can...
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Event: Manchester to Liverpool walk in memory of Ryan Myers

This weekend, more than 60 people harmed by gambling – including families who have lost people to gambling-related suicide – will walk from Manchester to Liverpool via the cities’ famous football...
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Gambling took everything from me – no I won't keep my voice down

 Words by James Grimes, Founder of The Big Step  “Can you keep your voice down?”  I was 18 months into recovery from a gambling disorder, sitting in the offices of a Premier League football...
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WATCH: Gambling Companies are Ruining Football

Please watch and share this video, produced by Dan (also known as Juron). In the video, Dan explains how football is failing a generation of young fans and why we need to kick gambling ads out of football...
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Twenty clubs urge the government to ban gambling ads in football

Twenty football clubs have joined forces and written an open letter to the government, urging them to end all gambling ads in football.   The 20 clubs, including Luton Town, Bolton Wanderers and Tranmere...
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Partick Thistle become the 20th club to back our campaign!

Partick Thistle FC has become the 20th football club to back our campaign to end all gambling advertising and sponsorship in football. The club’s announcement follows our latest campaign event, which saw...
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