ECA, Interpol, another day at the office for Scottish football

Pleased to see the Club recognised for CelticLive, the stadium WiFi and content imitative by the European Club Association.  Anything which builds our profile at the ECA is welcome. Today’s Telegraph assures us Newco Rangers chief executive, Graham Wallace, is set to  leave the club with his plans to raise £4m at a pending share [...]

Scots clubs exclusion from UK market ferments disaffection

Amid all the debate about oil, currency, pensions and a million other items, I’m surprised higher questions have not been asked about our cultural identity.  I’ve never said I’m British in my life, I’m Scottish, but the full story is more subtle than that. Despite being a football fan, a Scot and a Gordon Strachan [...]

Anchored by Foundation

The sun shone, McStay’s Maestro’s ‘Celtic’ won from being two goals down and 25,000 people contributed to War Child, Unicef and the Rio Ferdinand Foundation.  Yesterday was another defining yardstick on the Celtic journey. Getting the balance of these games right, in order to provide an actual ‘match’, is difficult, but the two sides managed [...]

Warning from Blue Knights comes home to roost

o Newco Rangers have £1.2m in the bank and the courts have just arrested £620k, leaving circa £600k available.  In early September.  Football clubs have their cash high water mark in June, after season ticket money arrives, with the low-point coming the month before, so is liquidation just around the corner?  Not necessarily. The club [...]

Prevailing attitude of hunger

Judging by these quotes, John Guidetti may just be the most excited footballer on the planet right now: “I’m just going to work my socks off…. do my absolute very best…. give 100%. “The one thing I hate more than anything is losing. I can’t stand it. “For 90 minutes I am always giving everything. [...]