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Jake Daniels: Blackpool safeguard Marvin Ekpiteta apologizes over verifiable homophobic virtual entertainment posts after partner emerges

Jake Daniels said recently that he at last felt prepared to “act naturally” later “so long of lying” about what his identity is.

The 17-year-old Blackpool forward got inescapable help after he came out openly on Monday.

Notwithstanding, homophobic posts made by Ekpiteta from 2012 and 2013 were featured following the declaration.

Presently Ekpiteta, 26, has erased the culpable posts and put out a statement of regret over the remarks, which he said “in no way mirror the qualities I hold now”.

He said in an articulation on Twitter: “Today, virtual entertainment posts I made in 2012 and 2013 have been featured.

“I need to earnestly apologize for the hostile and totally improper language I utilized, and for the opinions I communicated.

“As a footballer, and in the years spent in work, before I turned into an expert player, I’ve been lucky to have worked with a wide and various scope of individuals. All through this period, I have created and developed personally.

“Recently, I was glad for Jake and all required at Blackpool FC for what is a massively certain second for football all in all.

“I’m humiliated by the remarks I made as a 17-year-old, almost 10 years prior, which in no way mirror the qualities I hold now or the convictions I have personally or as a colleague.

‘I assume total ownership’

“Football should be where everybody can go ahead and be consistent with themselves, and I am disturbed that the remarks I recently made recommend in any case.

“I assume complete ownership for these posts, and I am grieved.”

Daniels is the first expert player in Quite a while’s football to come out openly since Justin Fashanu during the 1990s.

He said he initially concealed his sexuality to turn into an expert footballer and on second thought hold on until he was resigned to emerge.

However, in a meeting with Sky Sports News, he said he felt prepared to make the declaration later “so long of lying” about what his identity is.


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