"Here's a revolutionary thought for you, perhaps if England and Scotland together had one team we could at last beat the Germans," he said.
But the people don't want revolution...
Prescott says England and Scotland football teams should join forces. "You're a mental case!" yells a Yes campaigner— Tim Shipman (@ShippersUnbound) September 10, 2014
Prescott actually got booed by his own supporters for the football team suggestion!!— Michael Greenwell (@mgreenwell) September 10, 2014
On hearing John Prescott's idea of a Team GB to defeat Germany in football, Barca and Real propose a merger to confront Bayern Munich.— Mark Mola (@markbairden) September 10, 2014
Clown Prescott wants to abolish the Scottish football team to "beat the Germans"! Couldn't make it up #indyref— Syd Morgan (@CantreBreiniol) September 10, 2014
A joint English, Scottish football team could beat the Germans, John Prescott desperately shouts from the soapbox.— Alistair Bunkall (@AliBunkallSKY) September 10, 2014
So now the no campaign's tactic is to send John Prescott up to tell us we shouldn't even have our own football team? #YouYesYet— Andi Rossetter (@AndiR1976) September 10, 2014
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John Prescott: saving the union one football team at a time— Jane Hamilton (@janehamilton22) September 10, 2014