London Titans Football Club have announced the names of their two squads entering the London Unity League for the 2020/21 season.
The club have entered two teams into the London Unity League for the last 11 years and have, historically, differentiated the teams by using names dedicated to local LGBT causes or venues.
Ahead of the 2020/21 season, the club held an internal poll of it’s members to name charitable causes.
The winning names where Cancer Research UK, and Rainbow Railroad. One side will take each name.
Cancer Research UK is a cancer researcg and awareness charity formed in 2002, with an aim to reduce the number of deaths from cancer. It is the world’s largest independent cancer research charity.
Rainbow Railroad is a Canadian charitable organisation that helps lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) individuals escape violence and persecution in their home countries. In the past, they have helped individuals from the Caribbean, Africa, and the Middle East relocate to safer countries in Europe and North America. The organisation was formed in 2006, with its name and concept inspired by the Underground Railroad that was used by African-American slaves to escape into free states.