Gay-friendly side Bexley Invicta to play borough police force in support of international initiative

PUBLISHED: 11:45 19 May 2014 | UPDATED: 11:50 19 May 2014

Bexley Police FC will play gay-friendly Bexley Invicta on June 15 for the Aslie Pitter MBE Trophy in support of initiative Football versus Homophobia.

The game will be played at the stadium of Thamesmead Town, Bayliss Avenue, kicking off at 12:30pm and is open to local residents to watch for free.

The teams last competed for the trophy in 2011, when Bexley Police won 3-0.

Aslie Pitter MBE is a British footballer who founded Stonewall FC, Britain’s first and most successful gay football club, in 1991.

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