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French Muslim football team will play against gay side

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  1. Misunderstanding? Yeah, right.

  2. I don’t quite get the “misunderstanding”?

  3. Simon Murphy 12 Oct 2009, 4:50pm

    Ignorant pigs.

  4. muahuahuahahahahaha….!!! That’s exactly what cowards say when there’s nothing left to say…

    Islam is piece… (of…) (…****….!) !!

  5. Don’t quite get the misunderstanding either ‘The name of the club did not seem to us to reflect our vision of the sport’ ??

    I suspect they suddenly realised they could be thrown out of the league, concocted as positive a piece a piece of face saving as they could, agreed to play and will no doubt think carefully about doing anything so silly again.

    Another small step forward!

  6. “We reacted by turning down the invitation from Paris Foot Gay for fear of it leading to an instrumentalisation on the part of this club in that it was highlighting the homosexuality of its players.”

    Well, of course it highlights the homosexuality of its players. I imagine that is the point of the team existing. To promote being gay in sport. I expect its why the other team is all muslim, to promote being muslim in sport. If its ok to be an all muslim team, then its equally ok to be an all homosexual team!

    But how long have the two teams been in the same amateur league? Did the muslim lot not know they were gay before? It’s all a farce.

  7. A misunderstanding, my foot! A step in the right direction, at least.

  8. The Halcyon 12 Oct 2009, 6:10pm

    Well, at least they’re going to play each other now. The threat of legal action seems to have done its job as well as the various condemnation. Now all Paris Foot Gay have to do is beat Bebel just to rub it in!

  9. Jean-Paul Benthaam 12 Oct 2009, 7:10pm

    “Local league president Jacques Stouvenel told AFP that both clubs were due to attend a meeting over the incident this week and that Bebel could face disciplinary action or be kicked out of the league.”

    …kicked out the league? Yes, and yesterday!

  10. Brian Burton 12 Oct 2009, 7:54pm

    Well Slappa my thigh as Dick and his cat triumph again! On with the Panto Boys.

  11. “We reacted by turning down the invitation from Bebel for fear of it leading to an instrumentalisation on the part of this club in that it was highlighting the religion of its players.”

  12. Maybe it’s because the have the word “foot” in their name……. It’s a dirty word to Muslims……

    And the acronym PFG is almost like PIG….

    Maybe it had nothing to do with the word gay……..

    Yeah, right..

  13. Yeah right! They “mis-understood” the possible legal consequences for their footie club going bust that is.

  14. Jean-Paul Bentham 13 Oct 2009, 6:33am

    The boot…give them the boot now or you’ll be so-o-orry.

  15. Brian Burton 13 Oct 2009, 6:46am

    I say you Jolly types…Anyone for Tennis?

  16. Simon Murphy 13 Oct 2009, 11:37am

    Can anyone name me any mainstream muslim organisation or group in either Britain or France that is not homophobic?

    Despite its claims to be a religion of peace it seems that islam is a religion of homophobia. Moreso even than catholicism where the bigotry of the leadership is no so readily adopted by the members. This story is a case in point.

    I am 100% against religion being protected from discrimination. Religion deserves only the same protections as it is willing to offer other minority groups. If a muslim group promotes homophobia like the ignorant pigs of this muslim football team then they automatically lose the right to complain about their own treatment.

  17. darkmoonman 13 Oct 2009, 4:26pm

    Yep, misunderstanding – that Muslims & Islam run the whole world.

  18. So their “principles” suddenly seem not so important any more when they are faced with being disciplined and kicked out of the league! Quelle surprise!!!!

  19. Robert, ex-pat Brit 13 Oct 2009, 5:30pm

    Simon Murphy, exactly. The problem with these people is when they migrate to the west, they bring their religious cult beliefs with them and try to impose them on the rest of society. That’s the reason why we don’t get same-sex marriage in the UK because the state religion and their sister roman cult get the last word on it, in other words, imposing their beliefs which trump ours just because we’re a minority. Muslims wonder why there is so much villification of them is precisely because of their imposition of religious beliefs on others and their disgusting treatment of women. If they can’t conform with western ways and laws, then let them go back, nobody is forcing them to stay.

    I too am for prosecuting religious cults and getting freebies at OUR expense in the form of tax-exemptions. Nobody should be above the law in a true democracy, not even the monarch. They should all go out and find real jobs instead of living like parasites or forfeit their right to meddle in political matters and legislation affecting LGBT taxpaying voters. Why should tax payers pay for a chosen lifestyle? Nobody comes into this world religious so why should we support them financially through our tax pounds while they get to deny us our rights?

  20. Andrew Reeves 14 Oct 2009, 6:40am

    I blogged about this on Saturday and have done again given the welcome u-turn. Creteil Bebel should be given a formal warning but kicking them out of the league will not serve any useful purpose in my opinion.

  21. I’d have respected them a lot more if they’d actually stuck to their beliefs and not done a u-turn. Shows how hypocritical they are, with regard to their religion. Seems as though, as is with many religions, they can ignore the rules when it suits them.

  22. If they are really willing to play, and play properly according to the rules of the game, they should be thanked and congratulated.

    For Islamics to do such a thing is a terrific if only tiny step forward in a march of progress, and relations between Islamics and other peoples, and gays also.

  23. So many situations are called ‘misunderstandings’ when in fact everyone understood exactly!!

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