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Is Andy Murray British or Scottish?

Old Jun 18th 2009, 1:26 pm
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Default Is Andy Murray British or Scottish?

As Wimbledon starts shortly, this is topical. We all know that according to the London-centric press that it will depend on how well he does, but you get cast your vote here:

http://www.andymurrayometer.com/

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Default Re: Is Andy Murray British or Scottish?

Originally Posted by Meow View Post
As Wimbledon starts shortly, this is topical. We all know that according to the London-centric press that it will depend on how well he does, but you get cast your vote here:

http://www.andymurrayometer.com/

Why cant he be both like me??
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Default Re: Is Andy Murray British or Scottish?

Originally Posted by Meow View Post
As Wimbledon starts shortly, this is topical. We all know that according to the London-centric press that it will depend on how well he does, but you get cast your vote here:

http://www.andymurrayometer.com/

Scottish first
British second...
European third if you must....

If some asks me if I'm British I normally answer something like - "yes, well Scottish, but yes"... I've no issue with being both, but if asked where are you from - I'll 100% answer Scotland...

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I have no doubt he trained on British funded grounds but when he wins it'll be for Mel Gibson - YYYYYAAAAAWWWNNNNNNNNNNNNN!
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Scottish first
British second...
European third if you must....

If some asks me if I'm British I normally answer something like - "yes, well Scottish, but yes"... I've no issue with being both, but if asked where are you from - I'll 100% answer Scotland...
I don't, I always say 'no I'm English'.
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Default Re: Is Andy Murray British or Scottish?

Originally Posted by Autonomy View Post
Scottish first
British second...
European third if you must....

If some asks me if I'm British I normally answer something like - "yes, well Scottish, but yes"... I've no issue with being both, but if asked where are you from - I'll 100% answer Scotland...
Scottish - Proudly
British - Most certainly
European - Hmmmmmm??
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I don't, I always say 'no I'm English'.
Quite right too....
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I have no doubt he trained on British funded grounds but when he wins it'll be for Mel Gibson - YYYYYAAAAAWWWNNNNNNNNNNNNN!
It's such a non-story this one.... a media construct. If he wins Wimbledon or not, he'll still be Scottish an British. Big deal.

Anyway most of his training in youth years was in Spain I believe 'cos Scottish / British coaches and facilities were shit.
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Originally Posted by StublueKPL View Post
Why cant he be both like me??
Agree...
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Default Re: Is Andy Murray British or Scottish?

Originally Posted by Autonomy View Post
It's such a non-story this one.... a media construct. If he wins Wimbledon or not, he'll still be Scottish an British. Big deal.

Anyway most of his training in youth years was in Spain I believe 'cos Scottish / British coaches and facilities were shit.
Of course it's a media construct, but amusing nonetheless

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Default Re: Is Andy Murray British or Scottish?

He is Scottish!

On a personal note, I will never be British or European (Spit), I am English!

'British by birth, English by the grace of God'
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Originally Posted by Special Bloke View Post
If he's doing well in the tournament he's British
If he's doing crud he's Scottish

If he wears a Scottish flag on his back in the event of winning the tournament he's a knob
I had it pegged the other way round. Obvoiusly he belongs to Great Britain but if he wins hes exclusively Scottish. For gods sake, give them Gordon Brown and send em home with 50p.
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Originally Posted by Special Bloke View Post
I was talking about the British media's perspective

Thats the thing though......
Scottish British
Welsh British
English British
Irish British
Australian British


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I wish I could remember the name of the sprinter who said:

If you win, you're English
If you're second or third, you're British
If you're last, you're West Indian
If you cheat, you're black

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Originally Posted by Stockton View Post
I wish I could remember the name of the sprinter who said:

If you win, you're English
If you're second or third, you're British
If you're last, you're West Indian
If you cheat, you're black


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