Words of advice from the Irish sage about soccer, beer and life.
By the way, stop by for a Guinness!!
an Asian footballer went to
and started receiving racist abuse from opposing fans at every
football match he participated in, or if he was repeatedly
attacked in public places because of his ethnic background, the
authorities would undoubtedly handle the matter swiftly.
presences at football grounds would be increased to weed out the
figures would voice their disapproval of such mindless behaviour
and demand action.
have absolutely no doubt of this.
then, is Celtic's
Neil Lennon continually the victim of bigoted abuse, sectarian
violence and racist chants?
is not allied to any political movement or paramilitary
organisation, and has never given any cause for this provocation,
other than donning a Celtic jersey and playing football.
a Catholic Irishman earning a living in
- albeit as a football player - and no-one seems to be doing a
thing about the shameful attacks made against the man.
Pittodrie Stadium, Lennon is booed by
fans up and down the country for no other reason than his religion
and his choice as a footballer to play with Glasgow Celtic.
you imagine any other minority group, footballer being abused in
the same way?
Bruce Crouter will be made pay for
this in Seattle.