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posted on 20/5/20

Go easy on them. They aren't like everyone else who is at work. They have more protection from covid than 99% of people working atm, earn millions and have only had a few months off (at full pay). They deserve a break! 😅

If they can't isolate properly and do their jobs ,with the measures and money available, football is doomed.

posted on 20/5/20

Exactly!

Happy for there own club to make a huge loss because no game means no revenue but will happily take the full wages and stay at home and play Fifa or look for prostitutes to bang.

posted on 20/5/20

My opinion on it is they should have the right to refuse to play but should get the same pay as any of us if we refused to come to work at this current time.

posted on 20/5/20

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posted on 20/5/20

It's the player's right not to play if they don't want to. Whether they get paid is between them and the club.

Why does their salary always come into this discussion? They're human beings, just with a unique skill set which merits good money.

Why would anyone get angry at Troy Deeney for not wanting to put himself more at risk of getting the virus when he has a 5 month old baby with breathing difficulties?

posted on 20/5/20

Why don’t go an watch them play then? Go and risk your own life first 👍

posted on 20/5/20

Simple, dont want to play, you don't play. Your team and everyone else continues without you.

posted on 20/5/20

comment by morespurs (U15748)
posted 6 minutes ago
Why don’t go an watch them play then? Go and risk your own life first 👍
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Is that why you've never been to a Spurs match?

posted on 20/5/20

Zero sympathy for them. Its a job, play or don't get paid.

posted on 20/5/20

Premier League Footballers are in a privileged position where they can choose not to. Most of us have to take a risk and go to work, but why if you don't have to?

posted on 20/5/20

comment by Barefoot (U19770)
posted 7 minutes ago
Premier League Footballers are in a privileged position where they can choose not to. Most of us have to take a risk and go to work, but why if you don't have to?
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Agreed, hopefully they put him on unpaid leave and he should be grateful to have a job to go back to.

posted on 20/5/20

comment by The Process (U20671)
posted 1 hour, 4 minutes ago
My opinion on it is they should have the right to refuse to play but should get the same pay as any of us if we refused to come to work at this current time.
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yep, i agree.

posted on 20/5/20

comment by morespurs (U15748)
posted 26 minutes ago
Why don’t go an watch them play then? Go and risk your own life first 👍
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this is an all time low for you morespurs.

posted on 20/5/20

I get Deeneys point but truth is hes fortunate to be in such a privileged position. He cant sit there and try tell me he cant keep his kid safe whilst playing football on his salary.

posted on 20/5/20

Lot of its coming from watford all of a sudden, at the start of it deeney said players like him will stay fit at home and will be ready, now hes changed his tune and players from that particular club are coming out with allsorts. Mariapas out now saying hes got cv19.. probably pushed to by watford owners in a desperate attempt to avoid relegation.

posted on 20/5/20

Okay if it's only entertainment then they shouldn't be on such high wages, they should play for free as a matter of fact.
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Why?

posted on 20/5/20

complaining about how much footballers make is so wack

posted on 20/5/20

I don't think so, I think Deeney has a good reason to not want to play.

posted on 20/5/20

comment by Wahl Icht - Greatmanagerswinthetreble (U22332)
posted 43 seconds ago
I don't think so, I think Deeney has a good reason to not want to play.
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"It was a big surprise because I haven't really left the house," Mariappa, 33, told the Telegraph.

"Apart from some exercise and the odd walk with the kids, I've mainly just been homeschooling and keeping fit.

"My lifestyle is very quiet, certainly no parties or going out or anything, so I really don't know how I got it."

"If it wasn't for the fact I had gone back to training and had this test, then I'd never have found out that I had the virus and I would just be getting on with things as normal. That's obviously quite a strange thought."

Chances are Deeneys prob already facking got it

posted on 20/5/20

If I refuse to go work they will stop paying me. Same should happen with them.

posted on 20/5/20

comment by Inbefore (U20589)
posted 12 minutes ago
I get Deeneys point but truth is hes fortunate to be in such a privileged position. He cant sit there and try tell me he cant keep his kid safe whilst playing football on his salary.
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I take it he has not left the house past 2 months.

posted on 20/5/20

i wonder how many more will be like deeneys team mate mariappa tbh, staying inside sticking to lockdown rules etc but still contracted it and not even knowing about it until getting tested.

posted on 20/5/20

comment by The Goofy One (U16087)
posted 1 minute ago
If I refuse to go work they will stop paying me. Same should happen with them.
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I don't get this mindset

posted on 20/5/20

comment by Christopher (U20930)
posted 2 minutes ago
complaining about how much footballers make is so wack
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It's nothing to do with what they earn. It's the fact that the club is still paying them when there is no revenue coming in. It's unsustainable.

Other industries where money is not coming in the staff have been put on furlough.

comment by 5-2 (U10698)

posted on 20/5/20

comment by Joe The King Exotic (U10026)

posted 15 minutes ago

Okay if it's only entertainment then they shouldn't be on such high wages, they should play for free as a matter of fact.
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Why?
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Because it's their job. They get paid for it. Cashier has to go to work because it's her job, same is with players!

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