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Abhisit rips Thaksin on 'sportsmanship'

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Fugitive former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra was trying to hoodwink the public by comparing Thai politics and the sportsmanship of English football, Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva said on Wednesday. 

Thaksin, left, says Thai politicians should have sportsmanship like English football fans, but Democrat's Abhisit Vejjajiva says Thaksin should practice what he preaches. (File photos)

Thaksin, former owner of Manchester City football club, on Tuesday wrote on his Facebook page that there is hometown rivalry between Man United and Man City fans in Manchester, but they do not publicly show dissent when either team wins the Premier League title each year.

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