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old git roundabout
Posted - 20 April 2017 09:02
'nice to see a Muslim beating Trump' is another line you might take on this
camenbert
Posted - 20 April 2017 09:28
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as opposed to all the frotting by the rightwing because he is a muslim.

TBH, I'd chuck him out. At very least its crass discourtesy, why couldn't he have mentioned this

I haven't seen it, but I think Hazel Irving did what sounds to be exactly the right thing to do.
rogermellie
Posted - 20 April 2017 09:41
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Pure and simple sexual discrimination
He sounds like a tool and his sky fairy must be a gigantic bell end
33 Sleeps To Christmas
Posted - 20 April 2017 09:55
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Good on Hazel Irving.

Clare Balding would have crumbled, like she did when refusing to go to Muirfield because they didn't let in lady members at the time, but was happy to go to the Russian Olympics despite their anti-lesbian politics.
33 Sleeps To Christmas
Posted - 20 April 2017 09:56
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Here is the hero:

33 Sleeps To Christmas
Posted - 20 April 2017 10:00
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Hang on! He won't shake a bird's hand because...RELIGION, but is sponsored by a betting company?

Sheeeesh...
33 Sleeps To Christmas
Posted - 20 April 2017 10:22
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Like the unsexist Rumpole used to call his wife "She Who Must Be Obeyed"?
33 Sleeps To Christmas
Posted - 20 April 2017 10:25
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p.s felix1000, other sportsmen demand the right to cover up:

"Sonny Bill Williams will be allowed to continue covering up a sponsor’s logo on his Auckland Blues shirt after the New Zealand Rugby Union agreed to the All Blacks player’s request based on his religious beliefs.

"Williams, a devout Muslim, last week taped up his collar to hide Bank of New Zealand logos as Islamic faith forbids financial institutions charging interest and fees on loans...

"...“I want to be clear that this is nothing personal against the BNZ or Investec,” Williams said. “My objection to wearing clothing that markets banks, alcohol and gambling companies is central to my religious beliefs, and it is important to me to have been granted this exemption.

“As I learn more, and develop a deeper understanding of my faith, I am no longer comfortable doing things I used to do.

“So while a logo on a jersey might seem like a small thing to some people, it is important to me that I do the right thing with regards to my faith and hope that people respect that.

“I want to thank the Blues and New Zealand Rugby for working with me through this matter over the last couple of days, and respecting my religion and accommodating my request.”

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2017/apr/12/sonny-bill-williams-kit-alcohol-gam bling-logos
33 Sleeps To Christmas
Posted - 20 April 2017 10:29
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So he'll compromise his religious beliefs for sponsorship, but not out of courtesy for a lady referee?
Kimmy
Posted - 20 April 2017 10:35
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what daddycam said.

Wangpain for real ale
Posted - 20 April 2017 10:42
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I find myself agreeing with Hanners. That can't be a good thing can it? Is it ok if cam agrees he's a sensible chap. Maybe it's the stopped clock thing...
Likes to eat cheeseburgers
Posted - 20 April 2017 10:45
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What a khunt. Simpel as that really. Discourteous and no class.

Will he forfeit if has to play an Israeli??
Wellington
Posted - 20 April 2017 10:48
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I guess you could say that he jihad a problem with the female ref (umpire?)

Did he clear allah the balls when making his highest break?
Soft BreNexis
Posted - 20 April 2017 10:51
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What a rude ladypart. Good on Hazel Irving for making a point.
camenbert
Posted - 20 April 2017 10:57
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"249 it is not his sponsor, see what I said above,besides it's his job and it is the only way he can feed his family .he can't do anything else"

bollocks.
I'm sure there are vacancies at his local lidl.

More importantly, shaking hands with the ref is also part of the sport as much as the sponsor is.
Soft BreNexis
Posted - 20 April 2017 11:00
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Yes, that's absolutely fascinating.

It doesn't make him anything other than a rude ladypart though.
Likes to eat cheeseburgers
Posted - 20 April 2017 11:01
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TBH - she's probably safer not shaking his hand anyway. Probably his arse wiping hand.
Weally Been
Posted - 20 April 2017 11:03
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I agree with what Hazel Irving supposedly did - good for her - blatant sexism that shouldn't be tolerated

If that story is true she also dealt with it in the right way - get up and shove your hand out for him to look really bad if he ignores it, good for her
º¿º
Posted - 20 April 2017 11:16
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"Would you ask a Jew to have a pork pie ?"

She expects him to shake her hand, not eat her
33 Sleeps To Christmas
Posted - 20 April 2017 11:18
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felix1000
Posted - 20 April 2017 10:51 Report as offensive Report Offensive
249 it is not his sponsor, see what I said above,besides it's his job and it is the only way he can feed his family .he can't do anything else .

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See Sonny Bill Williams extract above. The bank isn't his sponsor either. He still covered it up.
Weally Been
Posted - 20 April 2017 11:19
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Felix it is not lawful to sexually discriminate against women you f u c k I n g moron
33 Sleeps To Christmas
Posted - 20 April 2017 11:27
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So he doesn't shake male referees hands too? It's just referees who are the issue?

Our mistake. Carry on.
Weally Been
Posted - 20 April 2017 11:27
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Yes he has
º¿º
Posted - 20 April 2017 11:34
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He thinks the religiously inspired attitude that men are superior to women should be respected
Weally Been
Posted - 20 April 2017 11:36
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The equality act

Weally Been
Posted - 20 April 2017 11:41
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How does it feel to lose an argument felix?
Likes to eat cheeseburgers
Posted - 20 April 2017 13:00
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How is not shaking someone's hand contrary to the Equality Act?
Weally Been
Posted - 20 April 2017 13:20
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It's contrary to the Equalities act because it is not treating women equally with men
old git roundabout
Posted - 20 April 2017 15:12
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did he think Hazel had the painters in?
Weally Been
Posted - 20 April 2017 15:21
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Harassment under the act

I'm not going give you a section, not least as I'm finding your persistence defending the indefensible as really quite poor
Third Half
Posted - 21 April 2017 15:07
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Surely if he objects so strongly to the presence of a female referee, he should simply refuse to play in matches where the referee is female.

Perhaps as Saudi males should refuse to drive in countries where women can drive. Or receive medical care from female doctors, surgeons and nurses who obviously feel and touch up males (clearly for their own perverse pleasure, as obviously they do, in the course of administering medical help.)
Weally Been
Posted - 21 April 2017 20:15
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Which brings us straight back to it is unacceptable blatant sexism and shouldn't be tolerated

Osama
Posted - 21 April 2017 21:40
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nice rack
º¿º
Posted - 22 April 2017 06:25
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How do you know? You can't see how well she's set up the reds in that picture
Osama
Posted - 22 April 2017 16:21
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felers, r u a junior sports lawyer? your take on things is very sweet
Osama
Posted - 22 April 2017 18:56
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ok