Bigger questions loom than reconstruction


We now know that Craig Whyte met Neil Doncaster and Ralph Topping, directors of the SPL, in London in October 2011 and informed them of the likelihood that Rangers would go into liquidation.  Whyte’s plan, to start a Newco and have it parachuted into top flight football was only taken seriously as a result of these three having a head start on everyone else and doing some preparatory work.

Charles Green has no such plans.  If he loses Ibrox, becomes embroiled in IPO-related troubles or fails to bridge the gap between money-in and money-out, an unplanned liquidation could follow with a potentially protracted period where physical assets are moribund and playing assets and other staff are released.

The SPL and SFL would do well to consider ‘what next?’ when they hold separate meetings next week.  The century-old ways are gone, things will never be the same again.

I’m really pleased the aforementioned Charlie issued an apology for his offending comments, even if he did so under duress from the SFA.  This kind of rhetoric has taken control within football in some European countries.  Once the door is open it is hard to close it again.
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  1. Oh well another deadline comes and goes, its as I’d duff and phelps are back on the scene.

  2. On a more serious note, is anyone looking after the welfare of the gorilla in the room?


    If not I’d suggest its maybe time to open a windae.

  3. Woody Lee,



    U20s 1-0 down after half hour.



    On a brighter note the U17s lead Kiev by the same score.

  4. Tim Malone Will Tell on

    googybhoy ♥ Celtic


    13:15 on


    11 April, 2013


    English FA have ratified use of goal line technology. Hawk eye to be used.



    SFA are to use their own system.



    Och Aye .






    I heard that the SFA system was called “Well – what do you think Walter?”.

  5. so what is the big news about de huns????????



    waiting for the last hour to find out



    always knew jeremy clarkson was fascist, this is proof

  6. Rieperman – thanks. Shame about the under-20s. I think they’re a really talented bunch of lads and I thought they could make the final.

  7. The Charlotte 18 thing is fascinating.



    This is clearly one of the main reasons for the downfall of Rangers. David Murray and those guys went to the same schools and have the same posh accents and taste for finery.



    He wanted to own Ayr United for other reasons, and only turned to Rangers to show the unco guid of Ayr what they had missed out on. But He would never have been in the Charlotte 18 if he had bought Ayr United.



    This guy who had the same view of business and finance (make what you can while you can, tomorrow doesn’t exist) as the rest of the 18, suddenly pitched up at that football club that they all had a liking for.



    Lo and behold, nice wee junkets to Florence and Lyon every autumn, with pressed pheasant and côte de Nuits became a pleasant part of their year. All very jolly. So Murray became a part of their circle and when he asked for favours, they were forthcoming.



    No one seems to have taken a moment to say: “£12 million for Tore André Flo? I think David needs a wee holiday.”



    And here we all are.

  8. The big news is there is no big news, on the positive side,sales and subsequent share prices in immodium have rocketed.

  9. I read a copy of the sun in the suprrmarket , with the sun claiming to have broken the story of the rangrrs fiasco. With copies of headlines from the past week. What have we been on about the past couple of years . DONT KNOW HOW THEY MISSED IT .




  10. Tony Cassidy ‏@TonyCassidy123 40s


    at 40mins, it was 2-1 for u17 Celtic in Moscow, 2nd goal ALSO by Paul McMullan

  11. starry plough



    Yes, it would.



    Pass the Clos de la Mousse, old bean. There’s a good chap.

  12. Any word on Victors appeal?


    Any other player for any other club in The bigotest wee country in the world would have that red reduced to at worst a yellow already.

  13. CG, being the slimy arrogant drunken drawled bidness man (capisce?) is a calculating runt whose ‘honest mistake’ in making a racist slur ,against a friend of course, so it can be construed as mateyness gone askew is his way of indicating to the last zombified sevcovians who actually believe him any more (y’know,the gold sovvie divil dug wife beating decent honest orange thug variety) that his credentials are pukkah and that they can rely on him to get proper bolshie about Timmy as his little iPoxian scam hits the skids on the floor of the faeces infested latrine he’s hurtling into and the whole stinking criminal mess explodes showering every one of them in excrement and we’ll be the ones to blame because we could actually play football and how on earth can they be found to be responsible for their own problems.


    So, CG once again coughs up some vile nonsense, quickly retracted, and now the sfa can get back to battering NFL.


    Ah…..sevconia gloriana.

  14. Tony Cassidy ‏@TonyCassidy123 38s


    3-1 for Celtic in Moscow, yee-hah, a HAT-TRICK for Paul McMullan, YESSS !! :)

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