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'Spank her arse' coach reported to police

The Local/dl · 25 Jan 2012, 07:32

Published: 25 Jan 2012 07:32 GMT+01:00

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The controversial materials, which sparked a media storm earlier in January, reference strategies known as ”Petra”, ”Jennifer” and ”Sofia”, and were devised by the coach to show the boys on the FBC Engelholm floorball team how to play in various circumstances.

According to the strategies, referred to as ”hot babes on defence” (Snygga brudar i försvaret), “Sofia” is “hot and sexy” and likes to ”dress provocatively” and ”help herself in bed”. 

”By snogging and feeling up Sofa at the right moment we will reach the optimum result,” the notes read.

”In bed, you can rip her clothes and spank her bottom.”

“Petra” meanwhile, “scratches, bites and likes to dominate” and “gets in the mood when you are aggressive”.

Media reports about the coaching tactics prompted a barrage of criticism against the coach's methods.

”This is without a doubt sexist material and completely against what the sports movement stands for,” Swedish floorball association's chairperson Jane Andersson told Sveriges Television (SVT) at the time.

While the coach was suspended shortly after his materials became public pending an internal investigation by FBC Engelholm, he has now been reported to the police on suspicion of disturbing the public order (brott mot allmän ordning), the publication Feministiskt Perspektiv (FP) reports.

According to FP, the complaint was filed by another floorball coach and father who urged police to carry out a search of the suspected coach's home as “it's clear one can suspect that more serious crimes or assaults against minors may have occurred”.

Detective Håkan Lund with the Helsingborg police told the newspaper a preliminary investigation is underway.

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“We're going to work according to our procedures, but there are special laws when it involves young people. Among other things, that entails expedited processing and we're going to take the necessary steps,” he said.

According to Ulf Sylwander, chair of FBC Engelholm, the club plans to incorporate the results of the police investigation in the club's own investigation before taking any further action against the coach.

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Your comments about this article

08:12 January 25, 2012 by RobinHood
Sweden's crackpot prosecutors will have an attack of the vapours over this nonsense. Meanwhile, just down the road, five gunshot murders in a month remain unsolved, the murderers loose on the streets. A baby is tipped from its pram by robbers, and an eleven year old boy sets up a street mugging program on an industrial scale.

The police will get round to those I'm sure, but only after they have finished dispensing criminal justice, Swedish style, to an innebandy coach doing his poor best for society.

We're safe in their hands.
08:23 January 25, 2012 by gplusa
So you're saying that one justifies the other.
09:33 January 25, 2012 by Central European
I think 15-25 years in jail, or straight hanging him is a deserved punishement for a such dangerous male chauvinist criminal.

Also boys from team should be sent to re-education institution for couple of years to reform those youth rascals to become decent member of our multicultural society again !

I hope that police ´d establish large teams to check all boyish teams across the country! No matter which sport , no care about the expenses! This must be nipped in the bud!
09:55 January 25, 2012 by Lukestar1991
You know, @ Central European, I dont think you actually realise how right you really are.
10:07 January 25, 2012 by DAVID T
Bitches like a good spanking
13:07 January 25, 2012 by jostein
Its really scary how sweden for all intents and purposes got moral-courts these days. The swedish media is a monster.
14:16 January 25, 2012 by BillyB
lol @ David T
15:52 January 25, 2012 by Svensksmith
Sounds like the coach ought to get a job writing scripts for porn flicks.
16:14 January 25, 2012 by Vill
I think I used to date "Petra".
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