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Homophobic banners halt football match in France

By DW
06 September 2019   |   2:31 pm
It is the second Ligue 1 fixture in 48 hours to be stopped due to anti-gay sentiments. The league has been trying to stamp out the problem, which is becoming increasingly prevalent.

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