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Richard Scudamore keeps his job - right or wrong?

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papaoscar Mon 19-May-14 18:19:36

So this man keeps his job. I do not agree with that decision. At the very least i think he should have fallen on his own sword, but what do you think?

GrannyTwice Mon 19-May-14 18:25:14

He's ensured that rich premiership clubs and players get even more rich - as far as they are concerned then, what's a little 'error of judgement' from this sexist apology for a man. Expected he'd stay - wonder if he has an daughters and how he'd feel if they were referred to as ' double deckers'. angry

suebailey1 Tue 20-May-14 09:28:30

Do we know what he said/wrote?

GrannyTwice Tue 20-May-14 11:14:47

Easy to find on the Internet - really really offensive terms for women eg 'gash' and lots of poor taste sexist jokes . All sent from his work email address. I believe it must really reflect how he sees women - you don't just ' turn it on' for fun and not mean it really

papaoscar Tue 20-May-14 18:25:03

So he got away with it and saved his job. His comments were disgraceful, but the football 'old-boys network' protected him, although the reputation of UK football is now in tatters. But could the people in charges care less? I don't think so, they will soon be off on a big fat jolly to Brazil where they can forget all about this little incident. Shame on the lot of them!

SloeGinny Wed 21-May-14 00:39:21


What an absolute disgrace.

suebailey1 Wed 21-May-14 09:02:17

Oh nasty- yes he should have lost his job- but football is not a very nice culture anyway- if indeed you can call it a culture.