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Glen Johnson, Paul McGrath, Ron Atkinson, Luis Suarez and Patrice Evra star in a Racism Smack Down

GLEN Johnson, the Liverpool defender is talking to the Daily Mail where he is billed as “Liverpool’s only black first-team player“. That’s an odd thing to state, given that Liverpool is not a racist club, operating no colour bar to players nor fans.

It duly falls upon Johnson’s shoulders to be the spokesman for the entire black community (and where are those meetings held?).

Johnson was in the line up when unlovely Luis Suarez declined to shake the hand of Manchester United’s unlovely Patrice Evra.

Says Johnson:

“Evra was clever at Old Trafford,’ said Johnson, extending his hand directly towards me. ‘Because – I’m not being funny – but if I wanted to shake your hand I would stick it right out in front of me like that. But if my hand is down here, almost by my side, then it’s because I really don’t want to shake your hand.”

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Posted: 8th, March 2012 | In: Key Posts, Sports | Comment