Wednesday 13 December 2017

Tweets and dives are obscuring real crimes

HOW odd to watch English football all but hyperventilate over Ashley Cole's unpleasant tweet and Luis Suarez's embarrassing dive, yet essentially wave 'play on' to Robin Van Persie and Robert Huth despite clear evidence of a forearm smash and a stamping.

To the English Football Association, it seems bad manners now constitute a graver crime than grievous bodily harm.

Irish Independent

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