We are the award winning, official and affiliated Sheffield United LGBTQ+ and allies supporters club, launched in 2020. We now have over 650 members!
Rainbow Blades is an inclusive supporter group for an inclusive football club.
We are a friendly, welcoming and inclusive Sheffield United Fan Group for all LGBTQ+ communities and our Allies. We want to help make Bramall Lane and Football in general inclusive spaces where everyone feels safe to be themselves.
We also hold LGBTQ+ inclusive football events such as the annual Rainbow Blades LGBTQ+ Football match in partnership with Sheffield United & our sponsors. This is done in conjunction with the Rainbow Laces campaign.
Rainbow Blades was awarded the 2022 Football Supporters Association Fans for Diversity Award. Sheffield United won the Professional Game award at the 2023 Football v Homophobia Awards & Rainbow Blades were runners up in the Supporters Group category.