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Sepp Blatter’s Friends Agree Racism Is No Big Deal: Spurs Boss Harry Redknapp Wishes Fifa Boss Was British

by | 20th, November 2011

AS Fifa’s Swiss president Sepp Blatter continues his mission to shake hands with everyone black and thereby cure the world of racism, we take a look at Harry Redknapp’s words in the Sun . The Spurs manager pretty much sums up the British position on this story by saying that things would be better were Blatter one of us:

“Not everyone likes Michel Platini but at least everyone appreciates he knows his stuff about football. He was a great player so the people who pay to go through the turnstiles accept he knows what he is talking about. Maybe if Blatter had been like Bobby Charlton or a great manager like Sir Alex Ferguson you would have more respect for his opinion.”

Yep. Were Blatter British and not Swiss 99% of Swiss think shaking hands with a black man is a stop too far we’d respect his opinion that racism does not exist.

Blatter is a foreigner whose most recent experience of the enlightened English is an EDL member standing on the roof of Fifa’s headquarters demanding that the dead be honoured with a poppy on England shirts, it being what the fallen and the Daily Mail would have wanted. This is England that despite being a member of a country called the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland gets to field its own football team, as do Northern Ireland, Wales and Scotland. We get four goes at winning a tournament, however unlikely that is; the rest get one. You see, we

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