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fairness in following the rules of the game

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IDON'T know if they were bad losers but they shed more trainers than a Christmas turkey sheds feathers.
His bad tempered outburst and refusal to shake hands with West Ham manager Alan Pardew just because the under pressure Hammers boss had the nerve to celebrate a late winner was a classic example of being nothing more than a bad loser.
I'm a bad loser, that's what my dad kept saying to me.
Of course I am a bad loser - we are all bad losers and I am probably worse than some.
Such a bad loser too, blaming the strings of his racket, rather than himself, or congratulating the winner.
Known throughout the world of Poker as the 'Poker Brat', Phil is not everyone's cup of tea as he is an excellent poker player, but a notoriously bad loser who is prone to tantrums when things do not go his way.
Not only that, but he was a bad loser which goes to show what type of person he really is.
Ferdinand concedes he is a bad loser and believes the current England squad have the same mind-set.
Mr Sheerman, who chairs the Commons Education Select Committee, said: "The general criticism of your amendment has been that it's a wrecking amendment, because you are a bad loser.
I was a bad loser as a player, I was a bad loser as a coach and I'm sure I'll really be a bad loser as a manager or a head coach.
It seemed like he was a bad loser - he should be used to taking flak.
I don't deny that I am a bad loser but on this occasion I would have done exactly the same if we had won or lost the game.
I'm a bad loser, so I'm not going to work at being a good winner.
29 (ANI): manchester United coach Alex Ferguson has been accused by both Mark Hughes (Manchester City coach) and Arsene Wenger (Arsenal) of being a bad loser.
Cowell was barracked by Louis who shouted from the panel: "You are such a bad loser, Simon.