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flashbaby's Avatar Jump to comment 18 by flashbaby

I went to school in the west coast of Scotland and the non catholic schools were effectively protestant schools. I only met anyone who was clearly neither protestant nor catholic when a family of ugandan asians appeared in my final year at school.

There was one celtic supporter who was regularrly beaten up though as I recall not for supporting celtic but for coming from a mixed family ie catholic mother and protestant father even though he was raised a protestant it did not save him. He was the only "catholic" I knew of at the school.

As a Partick Thistle supporter I was merely pitied.

Sun, 26 Aug 2007 08:06:00 UTC | #62373