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Anti-racist QPR lose to cheating Chelsea – photos

by | 28th, January 2012

WAS it sensible for the FA to call off the pre-match shaking of hands when Anton Ferdinand’s QPR played John Terry’s Chelsea in the FA Cup? After the alleged racism Terry is accused of racially abusing Ferdinand and the nastiness, we’d say yes. The players shaking hands is a nicity the game can do without. It’s yet another modern contrivance with the aim of sanitising football and turning grounds into soulless places for TV extras. Good that the FA banned it this time. Now ban it completely.

Football is about the match.

If the crowd booing John Terry wants to focus on a villain, it should consider Dean Sturridge, who slipped on a hitherto unspotted dangerous patch of ice to win Chelsea a penalty that led to the game’s only goal. What’s the biggest threat to the beautiful game: cheating or racism?

And what of the fans: why did QPR fans boo John Terry and wonder if he takes it up the arse? Is it because they are anti-racists keen to make a stand and

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