Sporting insults that offended the masses

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A Labour politician has found himself at the centre of controversy after brandishing Blackpool fans as 'Donkey botherers'.

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The life-long Blackburn fan, ironically called Councillor Simon Blackburn, made the remark on Facebook as his team went 2-0 down to the Tangerines.

The 37-year-old politician who is the leader of the Labour group on Blackpool Council, commented: "Oh my actual God...the donkey-botherers are 2-0 up thanks to two of the worst refereeing decisions ever!"

From insulting clubs, towns and entire nations, here are some other sporting insults that offended the masses.