RedBlacks' Gott: 'Everyone wants to play football'

RedBlacks players scrimmage yesterday during rookie camp at Keith Harris Stadium. (ERROL...

RedBlacks players scrimmage yesterday during rookie camp at Keith Harris Stadium. (ERROL MCGIHON/QMI Agency)

DON BRENNAN, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 8:54 PM ET

Veteran RedBlacks centre Jon Gott was taking in the action at rookie camp Friday morning when a TV reporter -- looking for some clarity in the CFL labour dispute -- asked him to do an interview in French.

The big, bearded Albertan politely declined.

"I struggle to speak English," Gott joked.

In any language it's often difficult to understand how businesses can threaten to do themselves serious damage because owners and their employes can't come to terms on an agreement. Ultimately, everybody suffers.


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