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McCoist on wrong end of history

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You and I have been in some dark places.  While we remember winning nine-in-a-row by brilliant scouting, tactics and athletic endeavour, we also remember when that proud achievement was violated in 1997 by a considerably less wholesome achievement.

At the end of season 1995-96 Celtic finished second but lost only one game.  I convinced myself that our world was about to be put right.  Tommy Burns’ team would go one step further and win the league in 1997; it had to happen.

It didn’t.

Today I don’t want to talk about the reasons why we didn’t win the league in 1997, we will discuss that in the weeks ahead, but that season taught us the lesson that simply wanting something to happen doesn’t make it likely.

I thought of those dark days yesterday when I hear Ally McCoist’s rallying call:

“We’re going to march right through it

“I’m as positive today as I have been in a long time.

“This institution has been around for 140 years and I want it to be here for another 140 years.

“You’ll see what Rangers mean to so many people. We are really looking forward to the game.
“We have the best fans in the world.

McCoist loves his club the same way his good friend Tommy Burns loved his, but irrespective of the challenge he faces in the league from Neil Lennon’s awesome team, there is nothing McCoist can do to ensure his club survives until the end of the season.

When you’re on the wrong end of history there is nothing you can do about it.

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  1. Bring Me The Heid of Thunder Crap Reid on

    Good spot by Scottish footie correspondent on Final Score:

     

     

    “Reading upwards, the the first letter of the top 4 teams in the SPL reads ………..H, M, R C !

     

     

    Keeps getting better and better.

  2. Are the rangers fans actually singing ‘God Save Our Queen’?

     

     

    Should it not be ‘God Pay Our Queen’ cos were not gonna!

     

     

    Re-post sorry

     

     

    HAIL HAIL!!!!

  3. PaulElliotsPerm on

    Hearing suspect parcel to Neil was intercepted this morning.From good PO source.

     

    Does not surprise me.

  4. Sir Paul

     

     

    Kilmarnock1 Dead-Beats 0.

     

     

    And Little Audrey,

     

     

    Laughed and Laughed!

     

     

    Kojo

     

     

    Still Laughin’

  5. woo hoo!

     

     

    Anyway, was glad to hear Niels comments this morning. Totally shuts up any arguement about tainted titles. Even this season rangers (in administration) were fielding players they couldn’t afford and ripping off the tax man. They had to cheat this year as well and still couldn’t do it.

     

     

    Anyway, anybody getting bored of jelly and ice cream? Nah, thought not, I’m adding cake to mine. think i have actually put on a stone this week.

  6. celtic *o* lennon on

    Well that was the flattest rally ever ;-) my liver and stomach can’t take much more. It’s like every day of the week is a Carlsberg day lol

     

     

    My song for the orcs: I give you – ha ha your dead! (awe-naw surprised you missed this!)

     

     

    How do you get your sleep at night?

     

    How did you get your noose so tight?

     

    Like chewing on tinfoil, it’s so much fun

     

    Gonna be dead before your gone

     

     

    Cause look how things have gotten

     

    And I’ll be happy so I won’t pretend

     

    And I’ll be cheering that you’re going down

     

    And I’ll be laughing, I’ll be laughing

     

     

    How many feelings can you steal?

     

    Gotta be part of your appeal

     

    I can see through you cause you’re wearing thin

     

    Like chewing on tinfoil once again

     

     

    Cause look how things have gotten

     

    And I’ll be happy so I won’t pretend

     

    And I’ll be cheering that you’re going down

     

    And I’ll be laughing

     

    Ha Ha you’re dead

     

    And I’m so happy

     

    In loving memory

     

    Of your demise

     

     

    When your ship is going down

     

    I’ll go out and paint the town

     

    Ha Ha you’re dead

     

    Ha Ha you’re dead

     

    Ha Ha you’re dead

     

     

    (ha ha ha)

     

     

    Ha Ha you’re dead

     

    And I’m so happy

     

    In loving memory

     

    Of your demise

     

     

    When your ship is going down

     

    I’ll go out and paint the town

     

    Ha Ha you’re dead

     

    Ha Ha you’re dead

     

    Ha Ha you’re dead

     

     

    Ha Ha you’re dead

     

    The joke is over

     

    You were an asshole

     

    And now you’re gone

     

    As your ship is going down

     

    I’ll stand by and watch you drown

     

     

    Ha Ha you’re dead

     

    You’re gonna be dead

     

    Just remember what I said

     

    Ha Ha you’re dead

     

    Ha Ha you’re dead

     

    Ha Ha you’re dead

  7. McCoist: “Disappoint. Really disappointing. If they perform with the same attitude, grit and determination as they did in the second half, we’ll be fine.”

  8. Lifted this from another site. Quite amusing apart from the obligatory ‘better get sa reference in to Celtic too bit:

     

     

    From the “Daily Mash”

     

     

     

     

    MURDEROUS chant enabler Rangers last night pledged financial meltdown will not interfere with all the hating.

     

     

    They could try waving this really, really hard

     

    Going into administration could cost the Glasgow giants 10 points in the Scottish ‘Premier’ League, putting them within 25 points of everyone apart from Celtic, but the club urged fans to remain positive and continue thinking up new rhymes for ‘Ratzinger’.

     

     

    A spokesman said: “As long as there’s a Rangers, there will always be one half of Glasgow wishing the other half dead. Everyone should carry on with their sectarian grudges and post-match domestic abuse as normal.”

     

     

    The club faces a potentially fatal £49m tax bill while season ticket sales have dropped since a ban on singing songs about being ‘up to one’s knees in Fenian blood’.

     

     

    Now Rangers officials are to meet with UK Jihad ‘tsar’ Abu Qatada to discuss new ways of making religious hatred more revenue dynamic.

     

    Ideas include blackmailing priests, F**k the Pope Bingo and an iPhone app that can identify Catholics by measuring the width of their skulls.

     

     

    Meanwhile, Celtic fans have set up a Rangers rescue fund after realising that without their Old Firm rivals their lives would be utterly hollow. Celtic fan Bill McKay said: “You’ve seen the football. No-one is coming here for the football.”

     

     

    The Rangers spokesman added: “It would be very easy to play the blame game, but the unavoidable truth is that the inland revenue is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of Opus Dei.”

     

     

    The club also pledged to continue buying carpet-baggers who couldn’t hack it in a proper league and getting its arse handed to it in Europe by teams with names like Vlodzy Kravnaj

  9. I’m so glad to hear Ibrox was full today, I hope the assembled bears kept as many souvenirs as possible. (thumbsup)

  10. BFPL in today Daily Ranger.

     

     

    I can’t wait for today’s game against Kilmarnock. The fans have bought every ticket & now we will see the institution that is Glasgow Rangers’

  11. Watp

     

    We are totally pumped

     

    My sides are spliting

     

    might just have to go to the er to get this grin

     

    Removed from my face

     

    And the show has only just started the next 2 weeks

     

    Should put the stake through the heart of the beast

     

     

    Havingapartywhenthehunsdiex csc

  12. the glorious balance sheet on

    Paul67-

     

     

    Interesting comments:- “Today I don’t want to talk about the reasons why we didn’t win the league in 1997, we will discuss that in the weeks ahead”

     

     

    Am I right in assuming that players in the Rangers squad of season 1996/1997 were paid/ transfers financed by means of financial doping?

     

     

    McCoist sounds like the Reverend IM Jolly but with even less vigour and enthusiasm in his post match interview with Chick Young :)

  13. ibleedgreenandwhite1 on

    Dont like the tone there from Keevins,,,,just stopped short of painting a bullseye on Lennys chest there,,,absolute bufoon!!!

     

     

    Hail hail

  14. Glendalystonsils likes a mr whippy with his lime green jelly on

    Wrong end of history and wrong end of a doing today

     

    HAHAHOHOHEHEHECHORTLECHUCKLEGUFFAWSNIGGER>

     

     

    You have been very naughty little huns indeed and you’re going to get your bottoms skelped red raw.

  15. Watching Rankers lose – good

     

    Watching Rankers lose at home – very good

     

    Watching Rankers lose at home on Rangers TV – priceless

     

    The commentators were nearly greetin’ – Hilarious

     

     

    Jelly & Ice cream CSC

  16. Celtic_First says:

     

    18 February, 2012 at 17:43

     

    McCoist: “Disappoint. Really disappointing. If they perform with the same attitude, grit and determination as they did in the second half, we’ll be fine.”

     

    +++++

     

     

    Was that the second half where they scored no goals?

     

     

    TAL

  17. ArranmoreBhoyLXV11 on

    HH

     

     

    To think today’s disaster was witnessed by so many is really the sauce on top of the ice cream n jelly

  18. Bring Me The Heid of Thunder Crap Reid on

    Fact is: Rangers are RUBBISH ……………ON and OFF the park.

     

     

    Now going to Willie Hills to collect my winnings. Never …………..EVER …………….in doubt.

     

     

    Thanks, Craig ………………………..wherever you are.

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