Declare the 9


I remember 1997 when another nine-in-a-row was about to be won.  We knew it was coming, we knew it would be difficult and we needed to get through the period.  I avoided all news coverage and football chat for over 24 hours that May, only to find out later that Motherwell’s Owen Coyle upset plans and the title had yet to be won.  I just wanted it over with, the delay was not helpful.

We are in the same situation now, there is not the remotest doubt the Premiership will be called and Celtic will be declared champions.  No one’s interest is served by further postponing the inevitable; it would only leave the SPFL in the spotlight longer than necessary.

Only box ticking exercises remain and today’s meeting between Premiership clubs and the SPFL should be the last.  Scottish football has more important things to worry about, it is in significant peril and needs to move energies on immediately.  Declare the 9.

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  1. fairhill bhoy on

    BT-that’s got to be him.His daughter is ‘auntie ‘ to 2 of my grand weans.His daughter m is a nutter Celtic supporter😂🍀


    It’s a small world right enough 🍀

  2. Saint stivs


    The rosette picture seems odd – that looks like the old rankers end

  3. Big Georges Fan Club - Hail, Hail, Wee Oscar on

    Howdy, Two of the three plainsmen, me and wee bgfc, are going live on facebook tonight. If you like you some country and blues then tune in the link will be posted here when its showtime.







  4. GENE on 16TH MAY 2020 6:18 PM


    Saint stivs





    The rosette picture seems odd – that looks like the old rankers end






    the picture is included in a thread that was for celtic vs spurs in 67. so every chance celtic supporters in all parts of the ground. even if it was a cup final, like aidrie 75, there would be celtic supporters in the huns end.

  5. GENE on 16TH MAY 2020 6:36 PM


    Looking at the petrol pumps it’s Italy 🤭



    i was thinking somewhere in ireland , donegal maybe ?

  6. Saint stivs


    Looks like when Billy was manager – petrol at 126.9 per gallon



    Benny’s bar is just to the left of the newsagents

  7. i am quite stupid sometimes …………. is it john o graots 1970 , says it on top of the post ……….. doh

  8. SAINT STIVS on 16TH MAY 2020 6:52 PM


    i am quite stupid sometimes …………. is it john o graots 1970 , says it on top of the post ……….. doh




    Thought you were at it there Stivs…ya fekn daftie :O)

  9. Can someone post the last man standing payment details,


    i have them in my phone from before,


    not sure if they have changed or not.



    Not aware of any changes


    They’re in the mail I sent out last weekend – if you don’t have access to that at the moment, let me know and I’l mail you the details

  11. Gorddybhoy



    o Account name: Walk With Shay


    o Account number: 15326765


    o Sort code: 80-22-60


    o Bank: Bank of Scotland


    o Ref: Enter your name or moniker (not CQN predictor, as we cannot identify you!)




  12. MWD




    Didn’t want to open the laptop this evening – it needs a rest 😂



  13. Bateen Boy/MWD


    Thanks,it was the details i had already stored,


    payment sent.

  14. i'vehadtochangemynamebacktojackiemac on

    the budge is beyond desparate



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