Why Do British Asians Never Make It Pro?

Why Do British Asians Never Make It Pro?

Adam McKola goes on a journey to try and discover why professional football in Britain continues to overlook British Asians. We follow Adam as he discovers the reasons some British Asian footballers and coaches feel they have been held back, reasons for this and what the football governing bodies and the British Asian communities can do to improve the amount of British Asians at football’s highest level.

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Shane
Shane

3700 pro footballer only made up 0.006 percent of the UK population. More than 1000 times less than the population of British Asian. 12 pro players being British Asians are already defying the odds.

Dray
Dray

haha

Dray
Dray

The truth is they don’t possess the physical capabilities to make It to the top. That Is why you’ll never see an Asian ( specifically, Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi) In a 100m final at a major games. That’s not racism It’s a fact and no amount of tip toeing will escape this reality.

Steph
Steph

And Son at Spurs? Not an Asian?

Chris
Chris

You missed the word ‘specifically’ and also, Son is not British-Asian. He’s just Asian

Steph
Steph

Plus if it was only about physicality and prowess at running there would be only Africans playing football, right?

Dray
Dray

So you tell me, where are the Indian, Pakistani and Bangladeshi Premier league football players ? British or otherwise ?

Mat-S
Mat-S

“physical capabilities” sounds like a long-shot unless scientifically substantiated. This might sound a little ignorant, but i’ve never heard of “asian football clubs” and if there is talent worthy of selection, it needs to be scouted! I ain’t cheesed at colour, age, ethnic-group, big or small, “if” it helps England, bring it!