I have no idea whether my mate was talking absolute garbage and having me on one, but I was told last night that Mcgoldrick is an adopted child and along with his grandmother, both of his adopted parents are Irish too.
Just seen it on BBC I player. Brilliant accounts from different sub cultures living within the East End threaded together to give a fair representation of what it means to have an East End identity in today's world.
The native cockney population is generally dying or simply moving out. I appreciate that some could say it has merely been blended and evolved as a result of multiculturalism but the trivialisation and shrinking of traditional cockney culture is sad to see.
Lots of pro and cons from a multi cultural society. Personally, I think the death of local industry across the UK is more culpable than multi culturalism in community erosion.
Please watch it first before getting on a high horse about it on here!!!
game vs Russia, you're minding your own business proudly drinking next to your ITFC flag, all of a sudden a couple of Norwich fans forget "we're all England" and start giving you sht, ends in a bit of fisty cuffs....
game vs wales a few days later, you're doing the same but you see said Norwich fans getting a bit of a hiding off a few welsh fans....
A) pile in because "we're all England" B) leave them to take a hiding C) break it up and ensure they know they were saved by a ITFC