No to Newco Day


Despite of the most intense lobbying and doomsday predicting from chief executive, Neil Doncaster, SPL clubs have “overwhelmingly” voted ‘No to Newco’, finally rejecting the bid by one of Charles Green’s Sevco companies to form a team and gain access to the SPL.

This is the conclusion of what only last month looked like an unlikely grass-roots campaign which left several reluctant clubs with little choice but to accept the wishes of their supporters.

Neil Doncaster’s position is compromised after his ‘there is little difference between a CVA and liquidation’ campaign, as he contorted to win support for new rules which would make it easier for him to meet revenue targets.

The right conclusion has been reached.  Well done to all.

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  1. Awe_Naw_No_Annoni_Oan_Anaw_Noo on

    The Unseen Fenian hand will be debuting soon on Facebook



    Hail Hail

  2. pabloh_AKA_NEIL LENNON on

    Excellent awe naw!



    Well happy no to newco day to one & all.



    I’m relieved the vote went against sevco, but the fact there was even a vote sums up footballing priorities in this country.



    If the head of the SFA & SFL can both be ‘rangers’ shareholders then the push to get sevco/newco/any other silly name into division 1 will be incredible in the coming weeks.



    All that being said, next season will have the Scottish premier league without rangers. I NEVER EVER expected to see this day!! (well, up until a few months ago)



    Hail! Hail!



    Let’s make the champions league & romp the league.

  3. !!Bada Bing!! on

    Welcome to Glasgow, Home of Celtic FC, The city`s only premier league football team.

  4. Awe_Naw_No_Annoni_Oan_Anaw_Noo on

    Maggie Mc Gill



    you owe me a holiday



    Calling it in.





  5. What a tweet by an English guy on the BBC live updates




    Hugh Barnett: “Why should England consider having Rangers in our pyramid? We don’t need them, their sectarianism, and their arrogance.”

  6. What is the Stars on

    Well just in case the usual MALCONTENTS havent attacked the Celtic Board yet I will get the ball rolling




  7. 67Heaven ... I am Neil Lennon..!!..Truth and Justice HAS prevailed on

    Richie on 4 July, 2012 at 14:30 said:



    Absolutely …..our Board know exactly what they are doing, and have played this situation so well….



    They decided NOT to go down the EBT route, and they have guided our integrity-abundant Club through the worst recession in history ….. Onward and upward……Hail Hail to the famous Glasgow Celtic …….. justice has prevailed……….



    Now we need to ensure that, when the SFL take the same decision on SFL 1, we support them vehemently on any subsequent effort to punish / shaft them …….this is VERY IMPORTANT…. The SPL fans have ‘ spoken’, and we need to ensure the SFL have their view implemented also……….



    …….I’m off for another sedative ……. Great day for Scottish Football …..the fans have dragged us back from the abyss ………. Now, SFA, get the SFL situation sorted, FGS……..

  8. CultsBhoy loves being 1st forever & ever on

    SFL fans are no different to SPL fans other than they support smaller clubs – broadly speaking they hold same values and have same aspirations.


    therefore I expect that 80% plus will want to hold their Chairmen to account if they see values of sporting integrity (such a ‘yesterday phrase’ already) being undermined. More importantly why would they vote in an obsticle to their future promotion prospects?



    Expect NO from SFL

  9. Awe_Naw_No_Annoni_Oan_Anaw_Noo on

    Oh give them a home,


    Where there’s no danger known


    Where there’s nothing but dishonest play.


    Where seldom is heard a discouraging word


    And flute bands play The Sash every day.



    No we´ve got no home


    No tims for us to despise


    No players no license


    No title deeds


    We’ll find out on the 12th of July



    So it looks like adios


    or a team full of dross


    Aye that´s the place we’ll call home


    On the twelth there we’ll join


    To remember John Brown


    And to pray that we get a home



    No we´ve got no home


    No tims for us to despise


    No players no license


    No title deeds


    We’ll find out on the 12th of July

  10. 67Heaven ... I am Neil Lennon..!!..Truth and Justice HAS prevailed on

    Dead and Loving it on 4 July, 2012 at 15:01 said:



    ….and buried on 12th

  11. Means nothing to me if we did abstain. I would only view it as PL saying ‘why are we even voting on this farce’. I realise that wont please some on here, but I keep coming up with the same answer:



    Our board or theirs?


    That is all.




  12. 67Heaven ... I am Neil Lennon..!!..Truth and Justice HAS prevailed on

    Awe_Naw_No_Annoni_Oan_Anaw_Noo on 4 July, 2012 at 15:25 said:




  13. South Of Tunis on 4 July, 2012 at 15:07 said:


    AWE NAW @ 14 54 .



    I also hope that it was Celtic who abstained from voting . An unnecessary charade when all that was required was adhering to the rules . Voting merely legitimized the farce.


    SOT/AWE NAW……..if this is true and the reason behind it


    “Voting merely legitimized the farce.”


    i hope Celtic stay on the outside of this whole farce and wait until , when its right for celtic, its on our terms.

  14. Awe_Naw_No_Annoni_Oan_Anaw_Noo on




    XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX – kisses not bad language or my sexual rating as a man



    My whole street will be wearing up to date Celtic clobber this year






    Awe Naw

  15. You ALL know ‘peeple’ who are suffering,… here’s some knowledge for you to consider when dealing with them, “The Five Stages of Grief”.


    The Kübler-Ross model, commonly known as The Five Stages of Grief, is an hypothesis first introduced by Elisabeth Kübler-Ross in her book On Death and Dying. These stages are as follows: Denial, Anger; Bargaining; Depression, and; Acceptance.


    Kübler-Ross originally applied these stages to people suffering from terminal illness. She later expanded this theoretical model to apply to any form of catastrophic personal loss. Such losses may also include significant life events such as major rejection, end of a relationship, as well many tragedies and disasters.


    As stated before, the Kubler-Ross Model can be used for multiple situations where people are experiencing a significant loss. We explain how the model is applied differently in a few specific situations below. These are just some of the many examples that Kubler-Ross wanted her model to be used for. The stages, popularly known by the acronym DABDA, include:


    1. Denial — “I feel fine.”; “This can’t be happening, not to me.”


    Denial is usually only a temporary defense for the individual. This feeling is generally replaced with heightened awareness of possessions and individuals that will be left behind after death. Denial can be conscious or unconscious refusal to accept facts, information, or the reality of the situation. Denial is a defense mechanism and some people can become locked in this stage.


    2. Anger — “Why me? It’s not fair!”; “How can this happen?”; ‘”Who is to blame?”


    Once in the second stage, the individual recognizes that denial cannot continue. Because of anger, the person is very difficult to care for due to misplaced feelings of rage and envy. Anger can manifest itself in different ways. People can be angry with themselves, or with others, and especially those who are close to them. It is important to remain detached and nonjudgmental when dealing with a person experiencing anger from grief.


    3. Bargaining — “I’ll do anything for a few more years…”


    The third stage involves the hope that the individual can somehow postpone or delay death. Usually, the negotiation for an extended life is made with a higher power in exchange for a reformed lifestyle. Psychologically, the individual is saying, “I understand I will die, but if I could just do something to buy more time…” People facing less serious trauma can bargain or seek to negotiate a compromise. For example “Can we still be friends?..” when facing a break-up. Bargaining rarely provides a sustainable solution, especially if it’s a matter of life or death.


    4. Depression — “I’m so sad, why bother with anything?”; “I’m going to die soon so what’s the point?”; “I miss my loved one, why go on?”


    During the fourth stage, the person begins to understand the certainty of death. Because of this, the individual may become silent, refuse visitors and spend much of the time crying and grieving. This process allows the dying person to disconnect from things of love and affection.


    It is not recommended to attempt to cheer up an individual who is in this stage.


    It is an important time for grieving that must be processed. Depression could be referred to as the dress rehearsal for the ‘aftermath’. It is a kind of acceptance with emotional attachment. It’s natural to feel sadness, regret, fear, and uncertainty when going through this stage. Feeling those emotions shows that the person has begun to accept the situation.


    5. Acceptance — “It’s going to be okay.”; “I can’t fight it, I may as well prepare for it.”


    In this last stage, individuals begin to come to terms with their mortality, or that of a loved one, or other tragic event. This stage varies according to the person’s situation. People dying can enter this stage a long time before the people they leave behind, who must pass through their own individual stages of dealing with the grief.



    Hail! Hail!

  16. CultsBhoy loves being 1st forever & ever on

    I hope Celtic abstained.


    For the reasons I outlined earlier. This is not, was not and can never be made to be… a Celtic Story.


    The Huns did this to themselves – the media and the Hun extremists would love to implicate Celtic but as long as we stand aside in silence they can only blame themselves…

  17. Imatim and so is Neil Lennon on

    2010 Never Again



    Emergency meeting called at Media House….prepare for incoming sometime soon

  18. Awe_Naw_No_Annoni_Oan_Anaw_Noo on

    no, I’M Neil Lennon “i’ll never walk alone” (fourstonecoppi ) on 4 July, 2012 at 15:28






    I have been saying for years we are Scottish football. We bring the hate necessary for this type of amphitheatre.



    Hail Hail

  19. Fassreifen - you can't put a price on integrity on

    Keith Downie ‏@STVkeith



    Aberdeen Chief Exec Douglas Fraser leaves Hampden. When asked about impact on his club, he only said: “we’ll be alright.”

  20. Silver City 1888 on

    Shonky on 4 July, 2012 at 15:28 said:



    I think the Huns are going through the 6th stage of grief. The “We’re gonna take as many of you down with us as we can.” stage. It isn’t contrition that have the fans refusing D1. They want D3 because they fully expect the SPL to collapse without them and half the clubs to go out of business.

  21. 67Heaven ... I am Neil Lennon..!!..Truth and Justice HAS prevailed on

    CultsBhoy loves being 1st forever & ever on 4 July, 2012 at 15:29 said:



    Fully understand your reasoning, but Celtic voted NO ……….

  22. As her majesty the Queen was in Glasgow today


    did she also vote NO to the newco