Parents Outraged After Women's Soccer Team with Five Trans Players Wins Tournament

Parents Outraged After Women’s Soccer Team with Five Trans Players Wins Tournament


A women’s soccer team with five transgender players has sparked outrage after winning the pre-season Beryl Ackroyd Cup tournament in Sydney, Australia.

“Flying Bats FC won every game they played over the course of the four-week competition, winning the grand final 4-0 at Macquarie Park on Sunday to take home the $1000 jackpot,” according to the Daily Mail.

“Club officials have also contacted Football NSW to express their concerns, with some insisting that the Flying Bats should play in the mixed competition, which includes men,” it added.

👋 Your local queer women’s football club, The Flying Bats FC 🌈⚽️ pic.twitter.com/j4VjWBOR5i

— The Flying Bats (@TheFlyingBats) April 30, 2019

The Flying Bats official website labels the team one of the “biggest LGBTQIA+ women’s and non-binary football club

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