Newco will have to Surrender


Murdoch MacLennan’s Q&A, available here on BBC, and Neil Doncaster’s interrogations by various media yesterday, laid out the absurdity of the SPFL’s Trail Without Evidence.  MacLennan wrote:

“I have been provided with no evidence whatsoever that any club has been bullied or coerced.

“In the absence of any such report, [Rangers (sic.)] alleging “bullying and coercion” risk bringing the game into disrepute and sowing further unnecessary division.

“The suggestion of issuing loans is a red herring…….  The last loan made by the SPL was more than seven years ago, in unique circumstances to a single Member, secured against a personal guarantee given by a wealthy supporter.”

Ann Budge disputes the latter, in an attempt to sound more jaked that she probably was, she claims to have approved a loan to a club when on the SPFL board, but she cannot remember which club.  Honestly, these people are being taken seriously in some places!

He goes into great detail about how and why matters progressed as votes came in on Good Friday.  He responded to Partick Thistle’s horror at the financial consequences of relegation: “We have to remember that the league is a sporting competition. Each year we have promotion and championship wins for successful clubs, and regrettably relegation for the unsuccessful.”  Pick that out of the net, Jacqui Low.

And still, 20 days on from the vote, no evidence of bullying or wrong-doing has been presented.  The chairman is correct, the game has been brought into disrepute by one club, that should be brought to task.  Newco know with 100% certainty they will lose their EGM vote, but still they prevaricate, perhaps wondering how they will sweeten the Surrender pill for their fans to swallow?

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  1. Good news


    USNS Comfort departed New York today to return to its home base.


    The ship which was greeted with fanfair a month ago, but has treated less than 200 patients on its mission.


    Initial projections on hospital beds proved overly pessimistic. Deo Gratias.

  2. ‘GG,



    Praise our Lord and Saviour for Every Life saved.



    Ye know yerself he is returning soon.



    Thank You for Every selfless commentary on matchdays.👍

  3. Donald is bluster bluster jibberjabber jabberjibber…..



    Look Beyond what he is saying to the Press that Hate him. Actually watch the Full Media conferences.



    Protecting the Unborn as much as possible, makes up for Every mistake he ever done, being the most POWERFUL Leader of the Free World.




    WHO are you.

  4. Unbelievable Everything going on right here right now.



    E M F



    Phats & Small.



    Got to turn around.



    Dinnae Blame anyone. Please for Pete’s sake.



    This is unprecedented.



    My Middle Big Sis is apparently Boris mistress, she got a grant for her wee Hairdressing Business. She was so worried about losing Everything.



    Delighted for Maureen.



    I just hope to see ma crew soon.

  5. Trumps anti Paganism jibber jabber? sits well with me…. Trump is so Horrible 2 the World. He Disnae take the scum Press seriously. He runs ring round them Howevaaaah.



    Watch the Full conferences not the Edited wans.

  6. Melbourne Mick on

    Hello again all you young rebels.



    From a storm lashed Melbourne, think winter is early this year.


    Wonder what statement we’ll get from the Burlesque bigots


    today? had to laugh at the Donald , sash man, saying that the


    Reincarnation aren’t behaving like the old ragers.


    I suppose in a way he is correct ,after all they only buried bodies


    found on the old marble staircase, not to mention a founder


    member who disappeared while out on a rowing boat with a


    fellow hun.


    But… but it was all done quietly, not like this new entity who just


    squeem and squeem and squeem till they get what they want.


    Yes, i love their unsurpassed dignity, don’t you?


    H.H . Mick

  7. Melbourne Mick on




    If you’re still doing the long shift, good morning.


    My rainbows have the 40 shades of green.


    GFTB get back on here..


    H.H . Mick

  8. Good morning CQN from a beautiful sunny morning in the Garngad



    Let’s all hope that Sevco go the same way as the previous entity.


    Although I believe the SPFL/SFA changed the rules or made up a new one to say that a new entity could go straight into the top flight. Probably part of the 5 way agreement or some agreement between all top flight clubs, if true I wonder if say a Hamilton or Livingstone would receive the same.



    Watching news and they are talking about maybe holidays abroad going ahead at end of June, feck that I have paid for a holiday to Tenerife on 26 June and Mrs David 66 says she is not sitting on a plane with 200 total strangers…. Result…. No seriously surely we should be waiting a few months to see if the R – rating of this virus comes down further or levels out and the results of everyone coming out of lockdown.


    Also a colleague in work is from Tenerife and his family all live back there and he says nothing is or will be open for months possibly August or September, so we get our holiday and nothing is open…



    D. :)

  9. Lockdown lingo – are you fully conversant with the new terminology?





    The ups and downs of your mood during the pandemic. You’re loving lockdown one minute but suddenly weepy with anxiety the next. It truly is “an emotional coronacoaster”.





    Experimental cocktails mixed from whatever random ingredients you have left in the house. The boozy equivalent of a store cupboard supper. Southern Comfort and Ribena quarantini with a glacé cherry garnish, anyone? These are sipped at “locktail hour”, ie. wine o’clock during lockdown, which seems to be creeping earlier with each passing week.



    *Le Creuset wrist*


    It’s the new “avocado hand” – an aching arm after taking one’s best saucepan outside to bang during the weekly ‘Clap For Carers.’ It might be heavy but you’re keen to impress the neighbours with your high-quality kitchenware.





    As opposed to millennials, this refers to the future generation of babies conceived or born during coronavirus quarantine. They might also become known as “Generation C” or, more spookily, “Children of the Quarn”.



    *Furlough Merlot*


    Wine consumed in an attempt to relieve the frustration of not working. Also known as “bored-eaux” or “cabernet tedium”.





    An overdose of bad news from consuming too much media during a time of crisis. Can result in a panicdemic.



    *The elephant in the Zoom*


    The glaring issue during a videoconferencing call that nobody feels able to mention. E.g. one participant has dramatically put on weight, suddenly sprouted terrible facial hair or has a worryingly messy house visible in the background.



    *Quentin Quarantino*


    An attention-seeker using their time in lockdown to make amateur films which they’re convinced are funnier and cleverer than they actually are.



    *Covidiot* or *Wuhan-ker*


    One who ignores public health advice or behaves with reckless disregard for the safety of others can be said to display “covidiocy” or be “covidiotic”. Also called a “lockclown” or even a “Wuhan-ker”.





    The sudden fear that you’ve consumed so much wine, cheese, home-made cake and Easter chocolate in lockdown that your ankles are swelling up like a medieval king’s.



    *Antisocial distancing*


    Using health precautions as an excuse for snubbing neighbours and generally ignoring people you find irritating.



    *Coughin’ dodger*


    Someone so alarmed by an innocuous splutter or throat-clear that they back away in terror.





    Extra make-up applied to “make one’s eyes pop” before venturing out in public wearing a face mask.





    The 10lbs in weight that we’re all gaining from comfort-eating and comfort-drinking. Also known as “fattening the curve”.



  10. Neymar has just released a STATEMENT saying he wont accept his winners medal cause billy from larkhall called it tainted.

  11. Jobo Baldie on

    Good morning friends and a Big Happy Friday from a currently dry, bright and calm East Kilbride. One sleep nearer to 9 in a row. But still hundreds away (in my opinion) to even begin thinking about going for the 10. Time for work ;-)

  12. Bognorbhoy – I can relate to all of them😂😂😂



    Thank goodness I am back at work from Monday there, with good weather I was drinking every day and in fact done a 10 IAR challenge, 10 days 10 cans a day, I could not go on like that, well truth be told I probably could.😂 Anyway I am glad to be back at work although it is quite boring as our main client is still closed and we only have 22 staff back.



    Anyway a great funny post😂👍



    D. :)

  13. David 66



    I not judging you , but even the Mask-ara wan?


    😆👍 😜

  14. No cudos for me i only copied and posted


    (see wit I dun there )



  15. A few weeks ago I posted a wee joke about the word contagious being used in a sentence , and a neighbour using a one inch brush to paint his house :


    Think I might try it on the fence panels , what’s the rush.



  16. A few weeks ago I posted a wee joke about the word contagious being used in a sentence , and a neighbour using a one inch brush to paint his house :


    Think I might try it on the fence panels , what’s the rush.


    One job at a time love ..😜

  17. When Donald Findlay can call a spade a spade, it puts into perspective the quality of publicly paid journalists like Tom English.

  18. `GENE on 30TH APRIL 2020 9:05 PM


    Hot Smoked


    Ceushion – is that better 🤭`



    Certainly .

  19. I`m in agreement with those commenting positively on Donald Findlay`s comments.


    The Interviewer, nowhere near as bad as most on the BBC, still adopted the ` everyone knows this is a shambles from the SPFL`party line. Findlay, unlike many others, did not let him away with this and showed that the vast majority of the clubs were onside with the governing body.



    New Club Sevco and and New Man Findlay.



    ( Pity the return to football is so far away. A GB baner supporting the bold Donald would have been fun ! ).

  20. Credit to the lad from the Celtic discord for setting up that hoax for the zombies and the state aid nutter



    Had a right giggle last night reading it on Twitter and FollowFollow

  21. Sitting here on the Sainsbury’s car park at Biddulph just seen the Bristol city coach pass – fully personalised with club badge and the robins down the side. Maybe we should get our own.


    There’s a local firm who does the audio systems for a lot of the team buses

  22. The hand of God on

    Cant believe the utter drivel being posted by the nightshif Christian fundamentalist.

  23. Bhoyjoebelfast on

    SPFL :


    Emergency called for this afternoon.Hmmmmm!



  24. Bhoyjoe





    `Scottish Premiership clubs will meet later on Friday to discuss the issues around resuming playing matches as well as league reconstruction.



    All 12 teams – plus Championship winners Dundee United – will take part in the video call, which has been arranged after Hibernian and Aberdeen began talks with various clubs.



    However, Rangers’ attempts to have an independent investigation into the SPFL ballot to end the lower-league season is not on the agenda for the meeting and is not likely to be discussed.` ?

  25. HRVATSKI JIM on 1ST MAY 2020 9:25 AM


    A lovely Beltane tune fit for this beautiful 1st May morning




    A belter………Beltane Blessings to One and All

  26. Dontbrattbakkinanger on

    Last night I said these words to my girl



    I know you never even try, girl



    C’mon (C’mon), c’mon (C’mon), c’mon (C’mon), c’mon (C’mon)



    Please please me, whoa yeah, like I please you

  27. the R&A have been looking at ways to bring golf back safely



    one idea is that you all wear masks when on the course



    you have to bring two though, in case you get a hole in one




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