Scottish football fans unite to condemn latest Daily Record article
I never, ever once thought that when I opened this blog, one of the topics I would be discussing is war.
As the Russians crossed into the Ukraine border, the world is holding its breath in anticipation and hoping that:
- This isn’t the start of WWIII
- Everyone in Ukraine is safe
Not the Daily Record though. They thought it would be brilliant to run with this headline in the sports pages:
Quite the incredible take and with not a singe hint of self awareness.
I get the angle guys, but now is not the time. Now is not the time to be worried about a World Cup qualifier when people are now being killed in a war.
It’s a shocking take from a national newspaper and I fully expect it to get pulled.
And the whole of Scottish football, it seems, were quick to condemn the headline:
More to life than football the game is irrelevant hope everyone in Ukraine is safe 🏴🤝🇺🇦
— 🏴RaabSafc_1879🏴 (@RaabHtid__) February 24, 2022
In a world of bad takes, the fact that a country being invaded might affect a football match, is right up near the top
— Davey (@Davey8512) February 24, 2022
The game is utterly irrelevant…
— Sean Rooney (@Srooney67) February 24, 2022
— ceern. (@NotoriousBAG_) February 24, 2022
Very poor timing… sport is irrelevant in these circumstances.
— Craig Ferguson (@CraigFerguson4) February 24, 2022
This rag gets worse by the day
— Soapysoutar (@Soapysoutar1872) February 24, 2022
Would love to the see mid level manager who asked the designer to throw this together and slap them about the dish.
What a rag
— Spam Rogic | 女王をファック (@SpamRogic) February 24, 2022
Daily Record never fails to come up with a tacky, irrelevant and stupid headline.
— no grey areas i think (@sunnyfalesia) February 24, 2022
Imagine Britain was being invaded and foreign press were asking “So are you still playing football?”
Get a grip #ScumMedia! 🇬🇧
— 🇬🇧🏴ChurchillsCigar (@ChurchillsCiga2) February 24, 2022