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On Booing Rio Ferdinand

Apologies if this has already been mentioned.

I'm sure you all heard the boos every time Rio touched the ball throughout Sunday's game against Man U. It took me a while to notice, perhaps because he didn't touch the ball much in the first half, but nevertheless it was there.

There are a number of theories about; that it was something to do with his twitter comments made a few days before the game was one of them. The truth is though that to all neutrals we're just booing the brother of a suspected race abuse victim.

Thankfully the club seem to be dealing with our racism charge a little better than Liverpool have, and that bullet in the post - while not looking great for the club - can be excused by the stupidity/madness of one individual. But for large sections of the home crowd to boo like that was really embarrassing - to me at least.

Chelsea fans have a bad time of it anyway. If we're not glory supporters (where's the glory though these days huh?), we're 'plastic' and have no passion and our stadium is silent, and now we're racists too.


I know there's such a thing as crowd mentality, but I'm not sure I'd have done the same if I was there to be honest.

What do you lot think? Was anyone there? Am I missing an important part of the story?


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