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A week for leaks

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This seems to be a week for leaks.  I hear one club recently refunded two investors to the tune of £500k each.  Don’t worry, it wasn’t Celtic, and I hear the club involved are one of the most financially secure in Britain.  I also hear the national broadcaster rejected a former presenter’s request to return to the fold.

Still nothing from the SFA, who were responsible for issuing associate membership to Newco Rangers, on the leak from the club’s board meeting that the Association expressed alarm that earlier information had leaked from chairman, Malcolm Murray.  Mr Murray recently instigated an investigation into the relationship between Craig Whyte and Charles Green, the nature of which could invalidate Newco’s associate membership.

Far from being alarmed at leaks, the SFA should be keen to see full disclosure.  Reports suggesting otherwise are alarming.  I am sure the SFA president has already demanded openness and clarity…….  Relax, standards of corporate governance at the SFA are as high as ever.

I am also sure the leak from Newco was not a shot across the SFA’s bows, providing a glimpse into what looks like some murky conversations which people at the Association could have much to lose from being exposed.

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  1. Blantyretim:

     

    Found this….

     

    Thanks for heads up…..

     

     

    The chairman was Brian Dempsey, a leading Catholic businessman and millionaire, whose late father James Dempsey, a Labour MP for Airdrie and Coatbridge, ..

  2. 3Mick3 @ 15:48

     

     

    I was in Chicago a few years ago as well as part of a bus trip so didn’t have a great deal of time to fully explore it. You have however got the millionaire row, where all the posh shops are, you have State Street and there is a marvelous park with the big shiny polished bean and 2 massive statues that spit water out at periodic intervals. We also saw The Jersey Boys at the famous Chicago theatre. The only down side when we were there is that Thems were playing in a Uefa Cup final (how did that happen) and then the following day Tommy Burns passed away. Still a great place to visit though.

     

     

    Miller

  3. starry plough

     

     

    15:48 on 14 May, 2013

     

    My Mrs feels the cold all the time too, I just advised her to get some hoodies and stuff in the case, me I’m travelling light!!

     

     

    TK Maxx here I come!

     

     

     

    HAVE A GREAT VISIT ANYWAY……

  4. swatson Neil Lennon's 6ft skinny twin! on

    No extra revenue for themes then!

     

     

    “@RFC_Official: The club has today announced a price freeze to reward season ticket holders for their unwavering commitment: http://bit.ly/YThCjz #RFC”

  5. cavansam \o/ on

    swatson Neil Lennon’s 6ft skinny twin!

     

     

    What about Sally’s warchest?

  6. leftclicktic on

    cavansam \o/

     

    16:17 on

     

    14 May, 2013

     

    swatson Neil Lennon’s 6ft skinny twin!

     

     

    What about Sally’s warchest?

     

    ———

     

    Lord Lucan is sitting on it reading the 5 way agreement.

     

     

    Hey ho Hail stones bouncing of the ground and having to put lights on in ML5

     

    Summertmewhenthelivingiseasycsc

     

    Till later all

  7. Gordon_J backing Neil Lennon

     

    15:53 on

     

    14 May, 2013

     

    What’s this about Stuart McCall winning manager of the year? Didn’t he lose a cup tie to some third division mob?

     

     

     

    That result went a long way to him getting manager of the year!

  8. leftclicktic on

    swatson Neil Lennon’s 6ft skinny twin!

     

    16:19 on

     

    14 May, 2013

     

    cavansam \o/

     

     

    He ate it!

     

    Now that made me laugh :))

  9. 3mick3

     

     

    Mick, just walk up and down the street like everyone else, loads of places with entertainment from blues, rock & roll to big bands, go into the ones that have music that you like, some are free some have a cover charge, Budweiser had a stage that was free, lots of bars on the street that slide open their windows and you don’t even have to go inside to get a beer, there is a lot of drinking on Beale Street on Fri/Sat nights. If you like music and beer you will like Beale Street. Good luck and enjoy.

     

     

    BealeStreet CFC……..

  10. Dontbrattbakkinanger on

    Not to judge the book by the cover, but Frazer Wright has got a face like Kilwinning on the 12th of July.

     

     

    Or possibly even uglier.

     

     

    Billy Urquhart must have been his mum’s milkman.

  11. Mrob1967 @ 15:48

     

    Cheers again for the info. Staying at the Hilton at near Grant park so I think that’s close to the polished bean and the wife has the shopping earmarked as a must do.

     

     

    Mick

  12. Who?

     

     

    Who is there to take the step

     

    To bring the hammer of justice crashing down

     

    With the weight of all this evidence

     

    Surely, someone could be found

     

     

    Who is there who will make a stand

     

    To bring a light into the dark

     

    Take the weight upon their shoulder

     

    Surely someone, will step up to the mark

     

     

    Who is there that is not corrupt

     

    To bring the whole thing to a close

     

    With the weight upon their conscience

     

    Surely, someone out there knows

  13. !!Bada Bing!! on

    SPL Trophy in Ticket Office Tomorrow til Friday,you can have your photo with it as long as you provide the camera,looks FOC.

  14. i noticed OGR gettin a bit of stick in the last day or 2.

     

     

    solution is simple

     

     

    if all he is going to say is things like ‘wednesday should be an interesting day’ then he shouldnt bother

     

     

    if a story does break we will hear about it anyway without his hints.

     

     

    it keeps everyone happy, he avoids attention which he stated he would prefer not to have, and some cqners can get on with their daily lives without constantly hassling him for more info

     

     

    simples

  15. Weeman67

     

    Thanks for the info. Won’t be there for the weekend mid week visit. Big on beer and music so looking forward to it. It’s the wife that has always wanted to go to Graceland so she is really up for it.

     

     

    Mick

  16. !!Bada Bing!! on

    Embdae been to Callas de Majorca,the 3 hotel complex? If so what do you reckon?

  17. cavansam \o/ on

    !!Bada Bing!!

     

     

    From that article: “The days of the likes of Emilson Cribari, Ian Black and Dean Shiels arriving on big money are over.”

     

     

    Oh my aching sides!!!

  18. the long wait is over on

    Bada bing 16.33

     

     

    Had to laugh at this line

     

     

    “The days of the likes of Emilson Cribari, Ian Black and Dean Shiels arriving on big money are over.”

  19. Gene's a Bhoy's name on

    Hoopy

     

    Where’s the fun in that -the bllog is all about opinion and conjecture -otherwise don’t post what you think the team will be or who we may buy -let’s just wait and see

  20. WeefratheTim on

    tlwio

     

     

    Do I sense a biscuit tin arriving at ipox? Hahaha.

     

     

    Weefra HH

  21. cavansam \o/ on

    the long wait is over

     

     

    Don’t worry I’m posting on this blog as long as I can remember and I’ve only topped the podium once (I think).

  22. the long wait is over on

    Weefra

     

     

     

    They’d probably have an open top bus parade with representatives from the Armed Forces and claim it as some kind of world record if one did.

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