Posted tagged ‘Glasgow’

Time to Wake Up………

April 18, 2013

I am sure that I do not need to go through the press headlines of the past week relating Mr Green to Mr Whyte. Sadly, as I have feared for some time, there appears to be a correlation between the two parties that has become somewhat exposed. Even at its most minimal of contact the relationship is enough to infer that Charles Green has lied to the Rangers support.

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Twitter….

June 13, 2012

 

I have, probably stupidly, been reading some twitter comments this morning on the Rangers liquidation. Plenty comments out there so lets just pick a few:

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A Whole Load Of Nothing……

February 16, 2012

As predicted – todays news conference with administrators was a bit of a non-event.

No information regarding the clubs finances were revealed – nor did i expect any to be. (more…)

With Or Without You……

February 15, 2012

The question may be hypothetical but the opinions are plenty.

In the wake of Glasgow Rangers rather forced entry into voluntary administration many over eager fans from all other SPL teams seem determined to throw in their tuppance worth in view of life without the Glasgow team.

One school of thought is that the SPL would be doomed without Rangers, their supporter revenue and importance to any future if not current T.V. deals.

Another is that the SPL would prosper – if not in the same capacity it could thrive. (more…)

This, That and Everything. Rangers Football Club.

November 10, 2011

A lot has been happening in the short time since i last decided to comment on a subject that either interested or Irked me.

First of all let’s comment on the ever-present tax case involving Rangers Football Club. The tribunal is now well underway and yet no one is willing to gamble on the outcome of such.Mainly due to the fact no one is entirely sure of the facts.

Other websites/blogs on the internet have an in-depth fascination with the tax case and for that purpose i do not see any merit in me making much comment on the possibilities. What i will do is comment on Scottish Football and the future of Rangers Football Club in my own view.Nothing of authority, just simple point of view.

Glasgow Rangers are classically known as one half of the ‘old firm’ and in a statement that will no doubt get the kickers of every provincial club supporters in a twist : They ARE Scottish Football.

Much speculation is being made on what should happen to Rangers should they cease to exist. Should they have their trophy and titles removed from their period of ‘cheating’ – well, the simple answer is no, because at no point was this system of paying through EBT’s ever expressly implied as an illegal method of finance in the SFA/SPL/ FIFA/UEFA/any other guideline or constitution at this time. Therefore, we cannot punish in retrospect. Simple. Although this idea may be a ‘wet dream’ in the eyes of many  it is an otherwise non – starter unless someone somewhere could present a very concluding argument on it’s failure of ‘natural justice’. This would further be hampered however, in a world where World Football Governing bodies allows a club like Monaco to be run through funding from a Principality, Real Madrid by loans issued by Spanish Government concerned banks (Caja Madrid) to sums beyond their ability to pay back and at hugely subsidised rates .Not to mention numerous clubs funded by Russian ‘alleged gangsters’. It would be hard to punish Rangers for flaunting tax laws (If that is found to be the case) when other clubs, much larger and with much more power are arguably up to similar or worse . Not defending Rangers here, merely pointing out other frailties in the system.

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A Taxing Matter – Glasgow Rangers, Part 1.

October 19, 2011

I have decided to write down in hard format the Rangers Tax troubles that have plagued the club for approximately the last three years or so. I am a Rangers fan, I have an interest in the case both in the perspective of the law and also some may argue a vested interest due to not only my support of the club but my continuing purchase of their produce in an up front, annual manner.

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Rules For Rules Sake…Sectarianism In Scotland.

October 7, 2011

Politics and Religion have never ensued in a healthy mix.

Thomas Jefferson once referred to a wall existing between Church and St

ate. If only it were true. From Nazi Germany to the West Bank and beyond it is not difficult to rhyme off numerous examples of explosive events when the elements collide.

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