Football could learn from rugby league
Posted 23 October 2012 - 06:48 AM
"That's it: eat my shoes and sing me Wagner"
The Penny Dreadfuls
Posted 23 October 2012 - 08:33 AM
Posted 23 October 2012 - 11:46 AM
Sure, he got widely abused by opposing fans (and players on occasion!) but bananas on the pitch?!
Posted 23 October 2012 - 12:10 PM
Last time I heard monkey chants etc was in the very early 80s
Posted 23 October 2012 - 01:34 PM
Posted 23 October 2012 - 03:11 PM
You can sometimes read too much into these things.
Doubt I'll ever get an apology from the old witch that did it either.
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Posted 23 October 2012 - 04:37 PM
Posted 24 October 2012 - 02:26 PM
My daughters’ generation, the 20 something’s hasn’t grown up encumbered by the aggressive identity politics that my dad’s and quite possibly my generation did, or the kind of institutional rhetoric that made it acceptable.
As a nation we talk about race in blunt and threatening terms when race is an issue. When it isn’t an issue, well, we seem to pretend it is.