Collingwood Supporters Rapidly Running Out Of People To Boo

"This is Australia, mate."

Collingwood Supporters Rapidly Running Out Of People To Boo

3 April, 2016. 11:15

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Following the retirement of former Australian Of The Year and Indigenous AFL superstar, Adam Goodes, it appears that Collingwood supporters are rapidly running out of things to boo.

Collingwood FC, which have a proud tradition of incessantly booing of minorities, have now taken aim at the Islamic population of regional Australia by protesting with a banner at Friday night’s opening showdown between the Magpies and the Richmond Tigers.

The banner, which read “Go Pies! Stop the Mosques”, was held up below the MCG scoreboard by members from the Anti-Islamic movement the United Patriots Front, who also appear to be Collingwood fans.

Speaking to the Betoota Advocate today, UPF leader Blair Cottrell said the Islamaphobic slurs were a result of “Goodesy retiring”.

“We wouldn’t have done this if there was some cocky blackfellas still on the pitch, but, you know Goodesy retiring meant we needed to reassess our political strategy,”

“We thought, you know what? There’s plenty of country towns in Australia that are looking at having a Mosque built on the main street, so we thought we’d start booing Muslims.

“Hopefully they were watching,”

After successfully booing Adam Goodes into retirement, it seems the Collingwood supporters may also be able to boo Australia into no longer building places of worship for Muslim people. When asked what they would look to boo next, Blair Cottrell responded by saying “probably the Indians working on the gate,”

“This is Australia, mate.”

 

5 Responses to "Collingwood Supporters Rapidly Running Out Of People To Boo"

  1. Mike Butler   April 3, 2016 at 4:09 pm

    Yes, Selkie22.7, and that is a damn thing, too! But you are missing an important point! The “powers that be” have decried that such freedom of expression should now be banned!

    Poor old Voltaire must be rolling in his grave! Voltaire changed the way that we think about “freedoms” and he was an early adherent of of the principle, “I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.”

    Of course, many historians dispute that Voltaire actually said these words, but the words will live on — whoever originally said them!

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  2. Louise   April 4, 2016 at 3:53 am

    People need to wake up 12yrs time
    Australia =Lebanon

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  3. seajay23   April 4, 2016 at 12:25 pm

    What a shame Collingwood can’t play the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs, the UPF clowns would be in for a shock.

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  4. Jason   April 5, 2016 at 3:09 pm

    Louise, 12 years exactly, hey? I’ll set my stopwatch…

    150 years ago ignorant, insecure people like you were warning all and sundry that Australia would be ruined if we didn’t stop the influx of Irish. Then it was Italians, then Greeks, then Asians, and now you’re on to the Middle East. The only person that needs to wake up is you.

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