Iraqi Spectator not part of ‘Prawn Cocktail Brigade’

March 15, 2009

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BBC News reports that an Iraqi football player has been shot dead by a spectator as he was about to score an equalising goal. According to police, the shooting apparently happened in the last minute of a game between two local rivals (Sinjar and Buhayra) in the city of Hilla on Sunday. Police have arrested the gunman. At least it puts this Man Utd-Liverpool ‘hatred’ into perspective.

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Associate Professor in Sports Law, Staffordshire University; British Gymnastics Senior Coach

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