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Green/Whyte enablers, racism and Ibrox security

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Have you ever seen a ‘Rangers’ director pushed by a journalist on a question he dodged before yesterday?  It’s never happened.  STV’s Peter Smith did something no journalist in the history of Scottish football has done before, pressed a question when the man in charge at Ibrox dodged the initial inquiry.  Smith dismissed the deserved praise that came his way last night by suggesting it’s what a journalist does.  True, but refreshing nonetheless.

I was reminded last night that Green’s examination by the old media has come earlier in his journey to the bottom that Craig Whyte’s did last season.  Whyte was being backed by some, let’s call them enablers, right up until the week before Rangers went into administration.  Unfortunately for Green some in the media, and perhaps a few in the support, were embarrassed by their backing of Whyte last year and will not repeat the mistake.

Apart from the aforementioned Green, I have only ever known one person to use the word “darkie” (I missed 1970s ‘comedians’).  He was born in the first years of the 20th century, too young for the first war and too old to be conscripted for the second.  Well into his 90s, I heard him say “there are a lot of darkies on TV these days”.  He was reprimanded and immediately realised what he had done.  An apology and a period of over-compensation followed.

It falls to SFA president Campbell Ogilvie to ensure that such language has no place in Scottish football.  Disciplinary proceedings should be issued, unless, of course, the SFA view the matter in a different light.  Any future appearance of a Charles Green image on a banner or effigy at Celtic Park, or use of the words ‘Our New Hero’ to describe him, should not be regarded as an endorsement of his views, only his work in football.

Celtic minstrels will write songs about him, I have heard the words “man-love” being used this week.

Will Newco stay active long enough for Craig Whyte’s security over Ibrox, crystallised by yesterday’s ruling that he owes Ticketus circa £17m and therefore had a piece of the action at Rangers after all, to have an effect?  There are so many icebergs around Newco probably not.

It was interesting to hear Manchester United’s endorsement of Newco as a potential English Premier League club being debated on STV.  Now out of Europe, Manchester United were asked if they would play a fundraiser at Ibrox later this month.  I hope Green’s comments on the interview don’t spoil relations.

I was pleased to hear we were drawn at home for the next game but for pity’s sake, sending Motherwell to Tannadice the day before defeats the point. This is a complete failure.

Add this to the fact that Fraser Forster’s biggest fan is making his First Holy Communion when we are at home to St Johnstone on 11 May and you get a taste of the frustration in our house last night.

He realises the importance of his First Communion but thought we could cancel the party afterwards and have an alternative celebration at Celtic Park. We’ll distract him on the day…..

As many of you are already aware, the Celtic Trust have arranged a process whereby, if you live in Scotland, you can easily contact your MSP to back the FAC call for an inquiry into policing at the Gallowgate last month.  You can find the information and template here, go do it.
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  1. BOBBY MURDOCH'S CURLED-UP WINKLEPICKERS on

    JUDE 2005

     

     

    Please apologise to the fragrant Mrs J for the unforgiveable slur on her character and reputation.

     

     

    And beg her not to hit me,please……..

  2. Paul

     

    How long do you envisage Newco having before we have the indignity of The Newco thrust upon us?

  3. BOBBY MURDOCH'S CURLED-UP WINKLEPICKERS on

    PAUL7

     

     

    Personally,I don’t think any of us should be considering eulogising or “man-loving” Green,even to wind up the huns-and him.

     

     

    I wouldn’t wish to be associated with him in any way whatsoever.

  4. BMCUW

     

     

    For gods sake!

     

     

    Not again!

     

     

    …and still no philvis!

     

     

    Forgive me – but get your act together! :-))

     

     

    HH!!

  5. “It falls to SFA president Campbell Ogilvie to ensure that such language has no place in Scottish football. Disciplinary proceedings should be issued, unless, of course, the SFA view the matter in a different light”.

     

    OF COURSE THEY SEE IT IN A DIFFERENT LIGHT Paul , its their BROTHER :))

     

    Impeach Ogilvie

  6. Blindlemon

     

     

    See all that legal mumbo-jumbo earlier? Is the nub of the matter that Ticketus can sell the Brox to Tesco?

  7. Back in 1986 I heard a Glasgow Councillor talk about the naming of Nelson Mandela Place.

     

     

    His analysis of the apartheid regime came in words that I will never forget: “It’s a pure sin what that South African government are doing to they poor d*****s.”

  8. Paul, so Ticketus win court case for millions that Craigy doesn’t have. Why did they pursue this if he has no money?

     

    Is there still a chance that he definitely does have assets in the form of Ibrox and Murray Park?

     

     

    And going back to the initial Ticketus investment, I still can’t fathom how they would give that advance without any security? Yes I know they were getting season ticket sales but surely they would have had security in the event of, well, Craigy pocketing the money and Rangers going bust?

  9. There seems to be a gathering of hyenas around the gorilla that is currently in the room.

     

     

    I was very surprised at the journalist pressing his points home, very refreshing (unlike the stupid ‘podium chasing rubbish on here) and a first for a Rangers ‘in post’ CEO to be quizzed relentlessly.

     

     

    There is the whiff of panic around Chaals, I think the eject button is being sought.

     

     

    Bomber Brown, surprisingly, has still asked the best question so far.

     

     

     

    Where exactly ARE the DEEDS!!!!!!!

  10. Phil MacGiollaBhain

     

    @Pmacgiollabhain

     

    What would you do if ,as a CEO,thought that your stadium was about to be padlocked by a legal wrangle?

  11. Paul ,

     

    You suggest that if Newco go bust before Craig Whytes can get his hands on the assets then thats the end of the story. Surely if CW is legally entitled to those assets then the Administrators of Newco would be obliged to have the assets transferred back to CW.

     

    Then again!

  12. BOBBY MURDOCH'S CURLED-UP WINKLEPICKERS on

    mickbhoy1888 12:32 on10 April, 2013

     

     

    BMCUW

     

     

    Yes I had a ticket but have given it away likewise if we make the final I will also be giving that one away as well

     

     

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    A very noble and charitable gesture,well in keeping with the ethos of our club.

     

     

    Well done,that man!

     

     

    Can’t you get out of the Sunday ludj meetings,then?

  13. See The Scottish referee and his 4 “bogus workmen” cohorts (hand picked) by Dallas , showed everyone how *********** add as you wish last night.

     

    The Malaga manager said it seemed there was no referee on the park.

     

    I WISH WE WERE AS LUCKY I AM ALWAYS WAITING FOR THEM TO CHEAT US.

     

    Till later

  14. BOBBY MURDOCH'S CURLED-UP WINKLEPICKERS on

    Celtic_First

     

    12:43 on

     

    10 April, 2013

     

    Blindlemon

     

     

    See all that legal mumbo-jumbo earlier? Is the nub of the matter that Ticketus can sell the Brox to Tesco?

     

     

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    As long as the logo is true red white and blue,they will stay loyal,and turn up in their droves!

     

     

    Tesco will need an army of store detectives,mind…….

  15. A wee number for Chuckles & Sally…

     

     

    One day things will turn out as planned

     

    You’ll have her in the palm of your hand

     

    But it’s not tonight, no not tonight

     

     

    One day she’ll look at you and say

     

    I never thought I could feel this way

     

    But it’s not tonight, no not tonight

     

     

    There will come a time

     

    Where you will need your friends tonight

     

    There will come a time

     

    Where you will need someone tonight

     

     

    One day she’ll hang on to your arm

     

    Chasing the night all the way ’til the dawn

     

    But it’s not tonight, no not tonight

     

     

    One day soon you’ll find a way

     

    To learn to lie and what you’re thinking you say

     

    But it’s not tonight, no not tonight

     

     

    There will come a time

     

    Where you will need your friends tonight

     

    And there will come a time

     

    Where you will need someone tonight

     

     

    And when it feels like everyone’s turning their backs on you

     

    And when it feels like everyone’s turning their backs on you

     

    Oh well the sun’s not out but you know you got to see it through

     

    Oh well the sun’s not out but you know you got to see it through

     

     

    There will come a time

     

    Where you will need your friends tonight

     

    There will come a time

     

    Where you will need someone tonight

  16. BOBBY MURDOCH'S CURLED-UP WINKLEPICKERS on

    TALLYBHOY

     

     

    I know,I blame the iphone every time.

     

     

    Hopefully my niece will show me how to use it when I’m home later this month.

     

     

    I still remember her showing me how to use a computer a few years back-she was only five,the precocious wee git,and I was mightily mortified!

  17. bobbycfc

     

    If you own part of the “hate factory” in Govan they may just have advanced him a few quid.

  18. BOBBY MURDOCH'S CURLED-UP WINKLEPICKERS on

    Gordon_J backing Neil Lennon

     

    12:44 on

     

    10 April, 2013

     

    Back in 1986 I heard a Glasgow Councillor talk about the naming of Nelson Mandela Place.

     

     

    His analysis of the apartheid regime came in words that I will never forget: “It’s a pure sin what that South African government are doing to they poor d*****s.”

     

     

    ~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

     

     

    As I remember,the South African Consulate was housed there at the time.

     

     

    Whoever came up with that idea was a genius,IMO!

  19. I wonder how many will show up for the zombie love-in tonight and what their mood will be.

     

     

    I hope for a few ‘Super Ally’ shouts, I would be devastated if they turned on him…

  20. Cheers lhads and lhasses for keeping me laughing whilst out on the hill,keep up the good work.

     

     

    I am enjoyin media civil war breaking out,old media new mediums,DR and STV breaking ranks,(maybe tomorrow Paul as sun headline?)

     

     

    What propoganda model are they trying to adhere to,as its nowt to do with TRUTH?

     

     

    Are The S.F.A doing sfa?

     

     

    Can someone post Ben Nevis huddle link? thanks

     

     

     

     

    yours in Celtic

     

     

    An T

  21. Can’t stop laughing ‏@corsica1968 Protected account 5h @LWordsmith CG & CW = smokescreen? Is CW about to “force” CG to hand over £20m investor cash to repay TU & make him walk away?

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