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Match Woolwich v Tottenham Hotspur 2/12/18

Discussion in 'Tottenham Hotspur' started by Eli, 28 Nov 2018.

  1. Spursdem

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    I know. That's why I said it.

    You've literally just repeated what I've said, but using different words.
     
  2. pleb

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    Yes what I also meant was that some of these isms can permeate through the community and be used by others.
     
  3. Carlos

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    Who would somebody not describe themselves as Greek Cypriot? That's exactly what I am and how I describe myself if asked.
     
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  4. Carlos

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    Sorry mate your wrong there
     
  5. Tottenham Sean

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    #2425 Tottenham Sean, 6 Dec 2018
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    Yeah, seen it heard it ,it;'s the military
    Up until 80s(may still go on) best foreign recruit at Sandhurst officers academy was known as "best wog" .It goes back to the original (one version,anyway)meaning of the word in Egypt for people working for the British government and forces,"Working On Government Service" .Though when many of the foreign recruits came from Africa and the West Indies, its not going to go down well outside of military circles. I know it doesn't always sit well with civilians, but military slang,insults and sense of humour really are a law unto themselves
     
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  6. MVP

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    CCTV can't prove that he didn't have a racist thought when he threw the banana skin, neither can the people around him, neither can anybody on here. I'm happy to stand by everything I've said so far.
     
  7. Guido

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    But you can from a photo posted on the internet.
     
  8. MVP

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    It's not just a photo, we know that he definitely threw a banana skin and most of us know what the connotations are. That at the very least leaves open the possibility that it was racial even if it was for a split second.
     
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    Ok but was there for a few weeks recently and that’s what the locals told me

    Including a couple of days in Nicosia and they were quite definite about it

    Also met a few Turkish Cypriots who confirmed this

    Interestingly it seemed to be the Turkish Cypriots who were more in favour of reunification and aren’t happy with the ‘settlers’ coming in from Turkey getting grants etc
     
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  10. Guido

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    It was just a photo. You reacted to a photo and nothing else.

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  11. MVP

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    Again he threw the banana skin that's what I'm reacting to. The fact that he threw it is not in dispute, photo or no photo.
     
  12. Tottenham Sean

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    Was it Prince William? I know he's Granddad is Greek,but describing himself as a Cypriot is pushing it a bit....
     
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  13. Bazali

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    Not getting involved in this but I honestly don’t think it was racial

    If I had been standing there after a few pints and those cunts got in my face like they did after their penalty I would have been tempted to throw something at them whatever was to hand and it wouldn’t have been at any one particular player as they’re all cunts in my mind so race wouldn’t have entered into it

    Not that I’m condoning throwing anything on the pitch

    More to the point was Dier getting booked for doing the same thing!!
    Really pissed me off
    :wansum:
     
  14. Guido

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    Yep well done, you are correct that's exactly what he threw and he's being done for it because you can't throw objects onto the pitch. But that's not what you've been banging on about for page after page.
     
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    Would you have thrown a banana skin though?
     
  16. MVP

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    No because of what he threw. Had it been a different object, there wouldn't be this discussion.
     
  17. Bazali

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    I can think of better things true but it would have been a heat of the moment thing and whatever was at hand would have done

    I wouldn’t have stood there with the said banana skin in my hand pondering as to whether it would have been considered racist afterwards or not

    Seeing something bounce of Bellerin or Mustafi’s head would have sufficed

    Horrible cunts
     
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  18. Guido

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    And back to square one.

    Thank fuck you're not a high court judge.
     
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    Yeah it's a bit confusing. Most Greek Cypriots I know also want unification but Cyprus was invaded by the Turks in 1974 and split the island with a shitty green line which runs through Nicosia. This isn't so long ago so still raw as many (including my family) were kicked out their houses in the north which now have Turkish or British living there. But this is all politics & I think us younger ones just want to get on and live as one. Anyway that's why we all ended up growing up in Haringey supporting Tottenham lol
     
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  20. MVP

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    You think I'm judging him harshly I don't think I am at all. I don’t know the guy, I don't have to accept his word.
     
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