posted on Apr, 20 2013 @ 04:09 PM
reply to post by n00bUK
Racism is a huge problem in Football
There is no place for racism, anywhere.
Racism is a problem in society in general and to be fair probably less so in football than in many walks of life etc.
Great improvements have been made in football and that should be recognised and there is a tendency to blow things out of proportion - the Anton
Ferdinand / John Terry affair is an example, (personally I think they both come across as a pair of pricks but...?)
But saying that I don't think football should rest on it's laurels and there's still a lot of work that needs to be done - but sometimes I feel a good
old dose of common sense needs applying, (Common sense, if only it was common - seems to becoming something of a rare attribute).
As for this example - Emre is a horrible man with a bit of history - if he'd said that to a team mate of mine when I played, (back in the day - no
where near professional level I hasten to add), I'd have waited until after the match and simply kicked the crap out of him - some things about the
'old days' were indeed better.
edit on 20/4/13 by Freeborn because: spelling