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Xherdan Shaqiri: Liverpool midfielder to miss Red Star Belgrade game in Serbia

Discussion in 'The Football Forum' started by keniget, Nov 5, 2018.

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  1. keniget

    keniget Part of the Furniture Member

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    Controversial, perhaps.

    Thoughts?
     
  2. manwithnoname

    manwithnoname Bravo old man. Bravo. Member

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    Perhaps sensible, but I don't like the idea of changing the side just to appease some horrible, thick, violent racists
     
  3. RedNinja

    RedNinja Not a Bot.... Administrator

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    Nothing to do with appeasing them, why would we??? Its more about protecting Shaqiri from some horrible, thick and violent racists
     
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    gkmacca Part of the Furniture Member

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    It's a sensible decision.
     
  5. davud graham

    davud graham Dude Member

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    Shithouse move from Liverpool.
     
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    Athens Greatest Bloke Ever [Citation Needed] Member

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    Shaqiri isn't exactly innocent, he's liable to start something with his double headed eagle celebration like what he done at the world cup.
     
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    Woland Part of the Furniture Member

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    And so he should.
     
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    Silver Sean Well-Known Member

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    Fuck them. Club should have given him a Kosovo flag to plant in the centre circle.
     
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    darkstarexodus Well-Known Member

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    More likely about protecting our brand in the Balkans.
     
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    Would have loved to see his celebration but it would surely put our fans and players at risk if so.
     
  11. davud graham

    davud graham Dude Member

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    How come Lovren's allowed to go then? Isn't he in the same sort of danger because he's Croatian? I know who I'd back to keep his composure out of the two and it isn't Dejan.
     
  12. manwithnoname

    manwithnoname Bravo old man. Bravo. Member

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    Erm.......what?
     
  13. darkstarexodus

    darkstarexodus Well-Known Member

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    Not pissing off our Serbian supporters by putting a Kosovar nationalist who has been known to make inflammatory gestures while on the pitch.

    We're not likely to need him to win, hence leaving him at home.

    I wasn't being particularly serious though.
     
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    Modo A contentious scando Member

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    Hell no
     
  15. manwithnoname

    manwithnoname Bravo old man. Bravo. Member

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    Can't risk losing the cash cow that is our huge Serbian fanbase, although they might be useful if we require some genocidal ethnic cleansing doing.
     
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    Every dinar counts.
    And they're likely to survive through the upcoming ethnowars.
     
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    Athens Greatest Bloke Ever [Citation Needed] Member

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    I think the relationship between Croatia and Serbia is a lot less frosty than that between Serbia and Kosovo-Albanians.
     
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    Maybe this is a game that Divock re-enters the fray
     
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    Wait...what?
     
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    Shaq out of the Attack
    Should have been the headline.
     
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