Results are out! Find what you need...fast. Get quick advice or join the chat
Hey there! Sign in to join this conversationNew here? Join for free

View on "Team GB" being British?

Announcements Posted on
Applying to Uni? Let Universities come to you. Click here to get your perfect place 20-10-2014
    • 1 follower
    Offline

    ReputationRep:
    I'm pretty sure most people have been referring to the team as team GB? Do people really have to moan about everything?
    • 3 followers
    Offline

    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by RobertAnthonySmith)
    Can't help but feel that was a dig at Scottish people
    If you would rather do pretty badly as Team Scotland, then that's your personal opinion. I haven't heard any other Scottish people asking for their own team, personally. There are some really prominent Scottish members of Team GB and NI anyway, so I don't think it's all bad. Your desire for a Scottish team is clearly rooted in your dislike for unity, which is fair enough, just your opinion.
    • 3 followers
    Offline

    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by Gales)
    I know Chris Hoy trained in Wales...
    Brilliant, a true Scott ahahaha


    This was posted from The Student Room's iPhone/iPad App
    • 0 followers
    Offline

    ReputationRep:
    Actually from what I can tell most people I know (i live in glasgow) are getting right behind team gb.
    • 0 followers
    Offline

    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by Mac.)
    As a Scott i laugh at all the independence stuff. Seriously we get most of out money from English taxes.
    Yeah the SNP want us to have our rights to healthcare and education... Cause it's getting paid for by manly the English. Ahahahaha.

    I wonder how many of our scottish athlete train in scotland...



    This was posted from The Student Room's iPhone/iPad App
    'As a Scott'? What as in part of the Scott family?

    And what is 'manly' paid by the english?
    • 0 followers
    Offline

    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by Tomcrease)
    If there's not many Scottish athletes on team GB surely that means there's not many top Scottish athletes. Otherwise there would be more on the team?
    Why the negatives lol, I just stated that the guy that's been hitting the news is Scottish and has an obvious accent. Also, Andy Murray, think he's English isn't he
    • 50 followers
    Online

    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by iamthestig)
    As a joint Welshman and Briton, I'm very proud of Team GB.

    I also think the not singing the anthem at the football is pathetic personally.
    Agreed.
    • 11 followers
    Offline

    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by HDBrowne)
    Isn't Wiggins from the Isle of Man? which isn't actually Britain lol but still
    No but Cavendish is.

    I think one of the women is as well, just not sure on her name.
    • 0 followers
    Offline

    ReputationRep:
    Pretty sure one of the other male cyclists is from the Isle of Man. Can't remember which though..
    • 0 followers
    Offline

    ReputationRep:
    http://twitpic.com/7l917b/full
    • 2 followers
    Offline

    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by Funky_Climber)
    Why the negatives lol, I just stated that the guy that's been hitting the news is Scottish and has an obvious accent. Also, Andy Murray, think he's English isn't he
    Umm, sorry, but what does this have to do with my comment?

Reply

Submit reply

Register

Thanks for posting! You just need to create an account in order to submit the post
  1. this can't be left blank
    that username has been taken, please choose another Forgotten your password?
  2. this can't be left blank
    this email is already registered. Forgotten your password?
  3. this can't be left blank

    6 characters or longer with both numbers and letters is safer

  4. this can't be left empty
    your full birthday is required
  1. By joining you agree to our Ts and Cs, privacy policy and site rules

  2. Slide to join now Processing…

Updated: August 5, 2012
New on TSR

Personal statement help

Use our clever tool to create a PS you're proud of.

Article updates
Useful resources

Quick link:

Unanswered sport threads

Groups associated with this forum:

View associated groups
Reputation gems:
You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.