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White, male, entitled violence

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24 hours after a fan assaulted Aston Villa’s Jack Grealish, the English criminal justice system was able to arrest, charge, try and jail the 27-year-old assailant.  No politicians, football administrators, or clubs were involved.  Nor was alcohol, the perennial bogeyman.  Days were not spent discussing Strict Liability.  Only the police and courts were required.

We know lots about the perpetrators.  There are many women at football now, but these people are always male.  There are many people of colour at games, but not among the offenders, this is a white crime. And, they feel entitled to be violent by throwing coins, bottles or punches.

West Midlands Police and the Birmingham Magistrate’s Court have shown us how to react.  Their action will not end what currently ails football, but it is appropriate.  The politicians can ponder at their leisure why an underclass of white males erroneously feel entitled to carry out violent acts, on our streets as well as our stadiums.

Calling this a football problem, when it is obviously societal, will not wash.  It is not new either, violence like this has come and gone in waves for generations.

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  1. Neustadt-Braw on

    Oldfirmfacts

     

     

     

    @Oldfirmfacts1

     

    9 Min.Vor 9 Minuten

     

    Mehr

     

    Theresa May officially told to take her face for a shOite

     

     

    smiley let the games commence thing

     

     

    Braw

  2. TOFFEE TIM

     

    No es res,, jo tambe! Google is great , no?

     

     

    My main point was that we need to have our own house in order before we go off on a crusade. That and my never ending search for the best Spanish food. ( within my budget of course)

  3. fergusslayedtheblues on

    I see we have Beaton as 4th official for Dens game .

     

    Has there been any further update regards his attending the pub in Bathgate after our last game against sevco 2012 .

     

    Has the story been rubbished ,if not what answers have our club had from the SPL/SFA .

     

    notparanoidenoughCSC

  4. OK how do I get rid of the Sony ads down the side of the screen then more taking over most of the screen?

     

     

    Help!

  5. Fergusslayedtheblues- quite right, our custodians are meant to be looking after the interests of our club and fans, I do not see any evidence here, what I see is the referees supervisor Fleming and Maxwell of SFA taking the piss.

     

     

    D. :)

  6. GOAL! Rangers 0-1 Aberdeen

     

     

    McGinn slots home after slack play from Kamara gifted the ball to the Done winger.

     

     

    It’s a horrendous pass in a bad area, across the edge of his own box.

     

     

    And the Irishman tucked it home in style.

     

     

    Ibrox is stunned – Aberdeen have been determined to press high up the pitch and have reaped their rewards.

  7. Asupporterwhogotlucky on

    Vale Bhoy on 12th March 2019 7:39 pm

     

     

    OK how do I get rid of the Sony ads down the side of the screen then more taking over most of the screen?

     

     

    Help!

     

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    VB if you use a browser such as firefox, go to Tools > Addons > type in Noscript

     

    And install it, to stops all that nonsense, and popups garbage

     

     

    HH

  8. GreeninbingleyinOslo on

    Bwaaaaaaahahahahaha!

     

     

    McGinn scoring in 3 minutes at Ibrox?

     

    That’s an obvious sending-off offence.

  9. ASUPPORTERWHOGOTLUCKY

     

     

    Thank you.

     

     

    I’m using Chrome but I’ll try that,

     

     

    HH