Sports Soccer coach fired after using a racial slur

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  1. DDragon

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    Slovenia’s league leaders, Olimpija Ljubljana, have parted ways with their coach Marko Nikolic by mutual consent after he was handed a seven-match ban for a racial slur against one of his own players.

    The Ljubljana president, Milan Mandaric, had initially decided to let Nikolic keep his job after the 36-year old Serb called the Nigerian striker Blessing Eleke a “black idiot” during the 1-1 home draw with Zavrc on 10 April. Mandaric reversed his decision following the ban.

    It was not an easy decision but as the club’s president I had no other options,” the former Leicester City and Portsmouth owner said. “Nikolic is a good coach but he committed an intolerable offence while Olimpija, a club that I took over because of its huge potential, has to remain a role model of professional conduct,” he said.

    Nikolic insulted Eleke after the striker’s exuberant celebrations of his stoppage-time equaliser against Zavrc meant the league leaders, Olimpija, had less time to find a winner. The coach apologised to the player and Mandaric said he had refrained from firing Nikolic to give a second chance to “a talented coach with a bright future”.

    Mandaric changed his mind after the Slovenian FA’s punishment, which meant Nikolic would have been kept away from the dugout until the end of the season.

    “We have reached an agreement with Marko Nikolic for him to resign as coach … He is a good coach, a good man, but he made a mistake and had to pay for it,” the owner said in Ljubljana.

    Olimpija top Slovenia’s 10-team first division with 62 points from 30 games, two more than the champions Maribor with six games remaining.

    http://www.theguardian.com/football...jana-marko-nikolic-racial-slur-blessing-eleke
     
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    I've known plenty of serbians in my life
    lifelong friends with 2
    they are terribly racist people

    and all involved in some form of criminal activity


    but the dude's name is blessing?
    fucking retarded
     
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    You have to say "African American idiot". It doesn't quite roll of the tongue though.
     
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    Oh those wacky Africans, what will they come up with next
     
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    You used to have to say the N word to get fired, now you dont even have to go that far lol. Remember the racist Clippers owner he didnt even say the N word on the tape.
     
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    If someone was called a "White Idiot" would that also be considered a racist and fireable term?
     
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    Don Ovan?

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    words arent racist, intentions are.


    but he was fired simply because he was about to cost the league a lot of money.
    which is a good reason to fire someone
     
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    It's neat to see the rest of the world is as crazy about this stuff as we are here in America
     
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    If he yelled at a shiptar nobody would have complained.