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Calls to honour Andy Murray after Scot's Historic Win
Edinburgh Evening News ^ | 11 Sep 2012 | anonymous

Posted on 09/11/2012 5:12:54 AM PDT by tellw

CALLS were made today for Andy Murray to be honoured after he became the first British male for 76 years to win a tennis Grand Slam as he was crowned champion at the US Open. The 25-year-old Scot made history by beating Novak Djokovic in a thrilling five-set match at Flushing Meadows in New York.

(Excerpt) Read more at m.scotsman.com ...


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The highest honour he could get as a Scot I think is Knight of the Order of the Thistle. Maybe if he wins Wimbledon? "For services rendered to the national psyche..."
1 posted on 09/11/2012 5:12:58 AM PDT by tellw
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To: tellw

Some kinda mistake here.

Guys name is way, way too white!


2 posted on 09/11/2012 5:18:50 AM PDT by djf (Political Science: Conservatives = govern-ment. Liberals = givin-me-it.)
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To: tellw

It was an awesome match. Men’s tennis is now a 4-way battle for the top.

Congrats to Andy Murray and Scotland.


3 posted on 09/11/2012 5:18:57 AM PDT by kidd
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To: tellw

It will be a British honour. He’s been supported by the whole of the UK in this and he has been representing Britain, not just Scotland.

Interesting fact here is that in 1996, he was one of the kids who narrowly missed being slaughtered by the madman Thomas Hamilton during the Dunblane Massacre.


4 posted on 09/11/2012 5:40:52 AM PDT by sinsofsolarempirefan
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To: tellw

Welcome to “All Things Scottish”... if it’s not Scottish, IT’S CRAP!


5 posted on 09/11/2012 5:49:56 AM PDT by Common Sense 101 (Hey libs... If your theories fly in the face of reality, it's not reality that's wrong.)
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To: tellw

Great match. Cheers to Murray.


6 posted on 09/11/2012 6:39:35 AM PDT by heylady (“Sometimes I wish I could be a Democrat and then I remember I have a soul.”( Deb))
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