Posted by Will Turner, Karaoke King at nat0.ucc.ac.uk on January 20, 2004 at 06:03:26:
In Reply to: It's a tough one... posted by silentbobman on January 20, 2004 at 06:00:03:
My friend Richie comes up to me and says "My mate's going to Brandon. Is it racist there?" And I nearly slapped my hand to my forehead. Brandon's near Center Parcs in Elveden! Do you really think they'd screw up the tourist trade?
: ... because, there is a thug element at every club in the country, and these are the people who do call a black player a "black bastard", or worse. It now just depends on how well each particular club deals with their hooligan element. The sorry thing is, a club doesn't get in the newspapers for how well they deal with hooligans - they only get in there because of what the hooligans do.
: : We had a recent incident at Everton, claiming we called Yobo a "black bastard" when we clearly said to Rooney "you fat bastard!"
: : : : To be fair to Millwall, they're cracking down on that side of things. It's Cardiff who are the problem team now.
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: : : Thats very true actually. The problem with being a Millwall fan though is that as soon as you say that you are one, some people immediately get the wrong impression about you (i.e. Millwall=thug) - hence the explaining that i'm a good guy really.
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