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Sheffield United's award winning, official & affiliated LGBTQ+ & Allies supporters' group.

Welcome to Rainbow Blades, an award winning, inclusive supporters group for an inclusive football club.

Why do we exist? 

  • Building and promoting a club commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.

  • Bringing LGBTQ+ fans & Allies together on match days, creating a safe environment and attracting new fans and delivering socials for our members.

  • Being a voice and establishing dialogue with the club to focus on match day experience, stewarding, incident reporting, to name a few.

  • Promoting visibility of the club’s LGBTQ+ fan base and commitment to LGBTQ+ equality.

  • Delivering on national LGBTQ+ football campaigns.

  • Working with local partners. ​

Rainbow Blades aims to be a friendly, welcoming and inclusive Sheffield United Fan Group for all LGBTQ+ communities and Allies. We want to help make Bramall Lane and Football in general inclusive spaces where everyone feels safe to be themselves.

To bring the LGBTQ+ communities and Allies of Sheffield United together to celebrate the diversity of the club, highlight inclusivity and increase LGBTQ+ visibility. Sheffield United is a progressive football club so let’s be a beacon for that.

Rainbow Blades Charity Partner is SAYiT.


Rainbow Blades are an affiliated member of the Football Supporters' Association. 


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