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    vintageclaret wrote:

    Hello again, further to your remarks about me being more mutant I realised you were not capable or understand that the word hand is the plural of hand. This prompted me to get out the old dictionary to try to understand or define your constant jibes about the mentality of BFC supporters. I was NOT surprised to arrive at the following:-

    Hassle: trouble or bother

    Lower: biologically less advanced cumber: weigh down, hamper, hinder worth: quantity, value

    Putting the above together it perfectly describes your very existence as: - “Someone who is a lot of trouble being biologically hampered and of low value. Couple this to your continual presence and using the same theme time and again it also compounds the other apt description of you “Empty vessels make most sound”

    Further observarion of your name(s) and habitat combined, proves your continual accusations that BFC supporters being subnormal are based on the hypothesis “It takes one to know one!”

    Perhaps it is time for you to get back to the swamp of creation.
    vintage - old and decrepid
    claret - something that was once a leading light in the crusty old word, but has now been overtaken by more innovation from the new world.
    old and decrepid and living in the past??? - surely not :0)
    have a word with that idiot in kelbrook.
    and as for "takes one to know one" - come on, you can do much better than that."
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Blackburn Rovers-supporting politician in bother over 'donkey' remark

REMARK: Coun Simon Blackburn

REMARK: Coun Simon Blackburn

First published in Sport

A Rovers-supporting politician in Blackpool has been urged to resign after branding his own constituents "Donkey botherers" on Facebook.

Councillor Simon Blackburn made the light-hearted remark while watching Premier League rivals Blackpool and Blackburn Rovers battle out the Lancashire derby on Saturday.

The 37-year-old politician, though leader of the Labour group on Blackpool Council, is a life-long fan of Rovers.

The councillor made the remark via his phone and posted it on his Facebook page, as his side went two nil down.

The comment, read: "Oh my actual God...the donkey-botherers are 2-0 up thanks to two of the worst refereeing decisions ever!"

He is understood to have believed it would only be seen by friends.

In fact his privacy settings meant it could be seen by anyone - and it was soon picked up on by Blackpool fans.

The gaffe has been seized upon by rival Tories who have called for him to resign, one source claiming it is a clear reference to: "Having sex with ruddy donkeys!"

Peter Callow, leader of the Tory-run council said: "What an unbelievably stupid, ridiculous, crass thing to say. He's just committed political suicide.

"He has stabbed the people of Blackpool in the back and he needs to resign immediately."

Mr Blackburn, who is up for election in May, is now regretting making the remark.

"I was alarmed to discover that what I had intended to be private comments, made in a very light-hearted way to a friend, have been made public," he said.

"I am hugely proud of Blackpool FC and their supporters, both of whom are a huge asset to the town and I apologise for any offence caused.

"I hope and trust that there will be many more enjoyable meetings between Blackpool and Blackburn in the top flight and I'm horrified that my remarks may have caused offence."

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