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Carlos R 24.02.2010 15:04

Anyone but England (for the World Cup)
 
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/s...st/8533791.stm

"A company selling "Anyone but England" T-shirts for this year's World Cup has rejected suggestions it is racist after police in Aberdeen visited its store.... story continues"

Could you imagine the reaction if a reverse was done in another sport?

Nuff said... :rolleyes:

Traubert 24.02.2010 15:06

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I think a t-shirt with Anyone But Togo and a picture of a bullet-riddled bus would have been worse.

elgin_ed 24.02.2010 15:09

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I still have my "I am supporting Scotland (Jason Scotland)" t-shirt from the last world cup when england played trinidad and tobago.

As long as english commentators go on about '66, scots are gonna hope they dont win - i wouldnt be able to watch british tv anymore :)

walterguariento 24.02.2010 15:09

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I remember at the Ashes series a dude sporting a T-shirt with "Go Australia and whoever plays England" on it.. got a few beer paid for by the Ozzies, but not much adversity...

Boxman 24.02.2010 15:11

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frankly, I expect nothing less from our Jockish cousins from the north. And rightly so.

It's just a game and it's just banter.

The report also supports that plod on the street should have initiative removed.

Can you buy them online? :D

Traubert 24.02.2010 15:13

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How about a t-shirt with John Terry and Cashley Cole on it, caption will read:

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elgin_ed 24.02.2010 15:14

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Originally Posted by Traubert (Post 715963)
How about a t-shirt with John Terry and Cashley Cole on it, caption will read:

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Loving it - start making them, I will buy one.

Boxman 24.02.2010 15:15

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...apparently, Wayne Bridge has an "Anyone but JT" t-shirt - for his latest squeeze ;)

lost_inbroad 24.02.2010 15:17

Re: Anyone but England (for the World Cup)
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Carlos R (Post 715938)
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/s...st/8533791.stm

"A company selling "Anyone but England" T-shirts for this year's World Cup has rejected suggestions it is racist after police in Aberdeen visited its store.... story continues"

Could you imagine the reaction if a reverse was done in another sport?

Nuff said... :rolleyes:

...do you know where I can get one? :D

PaddyG 24.02.2010 15:21

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Originally Posted by Boxman (Post 715968)
...apparently, Wayne Bridge has an "Anyone but JT" t-shirt - for his latest squeeze ;)

Have you heard the latest football chant?

(To the tune of "Lord of the Dance")
"Chelsea, wherever you may be,
Don't leave your wife with John Terry"

First uttered by Hull fans, I believe.

Guest 24.02.2010 15:31

Re: Anyone but England (for the World Cup)
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Carlos R (Post 715938)
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/s...st/8533791.stm

"A company selling "Anyone but England" T-shirts for this year's World Cup has rejected suggestions it is racist after police in Aberdeen visited its store.... story continues"

Could you imagine the reaction if a reverse was done in another sport?

Nuff said... :rolleyes:

I like the way the English have now become a race. :rolleyes:

It's a shame there has been a stink kicked up about it - I'm English and find the T-shirt idea funny and a carte blanche to come up with something better as a retaliation (of the banter variety).

PaddyG 24.02.2010 15:34

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I like the way the English have now become a race. :rolleyes:

It's a shame there has been a stink kicked up about it - I'm English and find the T-shirt idea funny and a carte blanche to come up with something better as a retaliation (of the banter variety).
How about "Anyone but Scot........oh, never mind"?

ostrich 24.02.2010 15:36

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Just another example of the incredibly annoying PC world we now live in. As for chants, there was another one a few years ago when Graeme Rix (also Chelsea) was sentenced for having sex with a 15 yr old girl. The Manic Street Preachers: "If you tolerate Rix, then your children will be next"

Fraser 24.02.2010 15:40

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Originally Posted by PaddyG (Post 715995)
How about "Anyone but Scot........oh, never mind"?

As a jock, this makes me smile. It's a shame that other countries haven't developed the ability to laugh at themselves as the whole thing about the t-shirts would be a non-issue.

Boxman 24.02.2010 15:42

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actually, I'm sure if asked that many skirt-wearing Scotch would say "Anyone But France" - if only for this World Cup. After that, it's back to hating the English as usual :)

elgin_ed 24.02.2010 15:44

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tennents lager advertising for 2002 world cup

Fraser 24.02.2010 15:46

Re: Anyone but England (for the World Cup)
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Boxman (Post 716018)
actually, I'm sure if asked that many skirt-wearing Scotch would say "Anyone But France" - if only for this World Cup. After that, it's back to hating the English as usual :)


After beating France home and away in recent clashes, I think we're quite entitled to not even consider the french as a footballing nation. The Irish on the other hand...

elgin_ed 24.02.2010 15:48

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Originally Posted by Fraser (Post 716031)
After beating France home and away in recent clashes, I think we're quite entitled to not even consider the french as a footballing nation. The Irish on the other hand...

my favourite chant after the second win against france was "if we beat you again do we get to keep you" :)

walterguariento 24.02.2010 15:52

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Quote:

Originally Posted by Boxman (Post 716018)
actually, I'm sure if asked that many skirt-wearing Scotch would say "Anyone But France" - if only for this World Cup. After that, it's back to hating the English as usual :)

I thought Irish would have worn that... no, wait, there are not there ;)

Brianb_ie 24.02.2010 16:05

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Anybody but France please.


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