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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. What a day! Never thought there was enough balls to go around to make this happen.

     

     

    What an opportunity there exists for Scottish football right now. I hope there’s a real leader out there to grab the opportunity for a fair system and make decisions for the benefit of all sides.

     

     

    I hope Celtic play their part in this rebuilding – their part is to help lead. They need IMO to do so in a very diplomatic but firm way. The other teams are still the opposition to be beaten but the relationships may just have changed.

     

     

    Cheats almost always get found out. Once the corpse stops spasming perhaps it’s followers will even reflect on what’s gone on – wont hold my breath though.

     

     

    Anyone know what happened to the 2 USofA guys from the ex-team? Not seen it reported if they’ve given Sevco the GTF?

     

     

    HH

  2. Philbhoy,

     

    get it free as part of my Virgin package,no Sky Sports in my house ;-)))

  3. Awe_Naw_No_Annoni_Oan_Anaw_Noo on

    Climbing up on Solsbury Hill

     

    I could see the city light

     

    Wind was blowing, time stood still

     

    Eagle flew out of the night

     

    He was something to observe

     

    Came in close, I heard a voice

     

    Standing stretching every nerve

     

    Had to listen had no choice

     

    I did not believe the information

     

    I just had to trust imagination

     

    My heart going boom boom boom

     

    “Son,” he said “Grab your things,

     

    I’ve come to take you home.”

     

    [ Lyrics from: http://www.lyricsfreak.com/p/peter+gabriel/solsbury+hill_20107506.html ]

     

    To keep in silence I resigned

     

    My friends would think I was a nut

     

    Turning water into wine

     

    Open doors would soon be shut

     

    So I went from day to day

     

    Tho’ my life was in a rut

     

    “Till I thought of what I’d say

     

    Which connection I should cut

     

    I was feeling part of the scenery

     

    I walked right out of the machinery

     

    My heart going boom boom boom

     

    “Hey” he said “Grab your things

     

    I’ve come to take you home.”

     

    (Back home.)

     

     

    When illusion spin her net

     

    I’m never where I want to be

     

    And liberty she pirouette

     

    When I think that I am free

     

    Watched by empty silhouettes

     

    Who close their eyes but still can see

     

    No one taught them etiquette

     

    I will show another me

     

    Today I don’t need a replacement

     

    I’ll tell them what the smile on my face meant

     

    My heart going boom boom boom

     

    “Hey” I said “You can keep my things,

     

    They’ve come to take me home.”

  4. timbhoy in spain on

    Gordon Smith on still talking about rangers & saying they´ll be the only team to win all the divisions ha ha ha.

     

    On a More sinister note he says there´s going to be a lot of animosity to other clubs from rangers supporters & they will also boycott all away games.

     

    Prat.

  5. It is a battle won Ghirls and Bhoys, we have will have a few skirmishes yet as ‘die toten Hunnen‘ and the axis forces of MSM / SFA regroup and put together another cunning plan to speichern sie die Hunnen. (Save the Hun)

  6. A couple of points

     

     

    1. How can Dundee be conflicted over what League the newco gets into in the SFL. They or Dunfermline will be getting promoted no matter how they vote!

     

     

    2. C’mon The Spartans!!!!!!!!!!!!

  7. Eurochamps67 on

    Unorthodox No to Newco Day celebration.

     

    Off out with Michaelis, the local fisherman, sailing the Aegean line fishing for sea bream, snapper or possibly even tuna. No alcohol on board, too dangerous, but I will wel remember the day the stared to be gone for real.

     

    EC67

     

    British airways came through with luggage so alls well in Super Sammi land.

  8. Awe_Naw_No_Annoni_Oan_Anaw_Noo on

    There will always be a Rangers in the top division in Scotland.

     

     

    Rangers are Scotland.

     

     

    The SFA The SPL The SFL are Rangers

     

     

    We are the people

     

     

    When you cast your eyes upon the skylines

     

    Of this once proud nation

     

    Can you sense the fear and the hatred

     

    Growing in the hearts of its population

     

     

    And our youth, oh youth, are being seduced

     

    by the greedy hands of politics and half truths

     

     

    The beaten generation, the beaten generation

     

    Reared on a diet of prejudice and mis-information

     

    The beaten generation, the beaten generation

     

    Open your eyes, open your imagination

     

     

    We’re being sedated by the gasoline fumes

     

    and hypnotised by the satellites

     

    Into believing what is good and what is right

     

     

    You may be worshipping the temples of mammon

     

    Or lost in the prisons of religion

     

    But can you still walk back to happiness

     

    When you’ve nowhere left to run?

     

     

    Andif they send in the special police

     

    To deliver us from liberty and keep us from peace

     

     

    Then won’t the words sit ill upon their tongues

     

    when they tell us justice is being done

     

    and that freedom lives in the barrels of a warm gun…..BANG BANG YOUR DEAD

  9. !!Bada Bing!! on

    johann murdoch on 4 July, 2012 at 16:31 said:

     

    might just be managable mate?

  10. What Wiggy forgets is that whoever this Sevco mob are, the team formerly known as Ragers are deid.

     

     

    When their poisonous support sang “no-one likes and we don’t care” .. they were half right. .. No-one likes them but they sure are caring now.

     

     

    Let them rot in the hell they made for themselves.

     

     

    Have a lovely hun-free day all, back to lurking!

  11. Johann

     

     

    Cross border raid tonight, taxi meal and many drinks booked in a great wee Italian restuarant

  12. Joe Filippis Haircut on

    Well we will probably have to visits this comeing season to play newco at Ibrokes firstly in the league cup and then again in the Scottish cup I wonder if Paddy Power is taking bets on it ? H.H.

  13. timbhoy in spain on

    !!Bada Bing!! on 4 July, 2012 at 16:49 said:

     

     

    3-3 2nd set no breaks.

     

    Murray 1 set down 1-0

  14. GourockEmeraldBhoy on

    Dammit

     

    Took my bored bhoys down to battery park after work for a kickabout, not realising there was some auld biddy flying oot somewhere in a heli chopter… How dare she spoil the fun

     

     

    HH

  15. My boss is Peter Principle on

    It won’t be always dark at 5 o’clock in the evening, things will turn around.

     

     

    Dermot Desmond

  16. Hi all,

     

     

    Can we at a certain time tonight raise a cyber glass to each other and celebrate this momentous day.

     

    I suggest 11-01pm.

  17. ” I see greetin’ peepil…”

     

    ” Where do you see them….?”

     

    ” Everywhere….”

     

    Hahahahahahahahahaha !!

  18. i just wonder how the vote would have went ,if it was the cardigan, mc Coll ,parks that had control of rangers , rather than charlie green

  19. thomthethim CQN (genuine) Badge Wearer on

    I take it that Green’s helicopter has been stood down until next week, when it will be on 24 hour stand-by to visit SFL chairmen.

     

     

    Surely after the SPL issue their invite to Club12, Doncoyote’s involvement in this scandal will be over.

     

     

    It will be Longmuir and then Regan’s baby then.

  20. Gordybhoy @ 14.44,

     

    On the contrary, if Killie’s chairman has made an about-turn under pressure from their fans that shoiuld be acknowledged & the club should not be boycotted. The biggest positive in the whole shambles has been the willingness of the fans of other clubs to stand up for the rules of the game, whether they like or loath Celtic. There’s no need to create new enemies or new enmity – we already have enough of both.

  21. ArranmoreBhoyLXV11 on

    Ding dong the witch is dead…

     

     

    Happy days..

     

     

    Ice cream now..

     

     

     

    Doncaster Et Al OUT..

     

     

    Sally.. Ha ha..

     

     

     

    To the memories of Walfrid, Thomson, Stein, Doyle, Johnstone, Burns and all Celtics departed heroes and fans…

     

     

    This IS our day..

     

     

    This is only the beginning..

     

     

    One Neil Lennon..

  22. Paul

     

     

    I’ve just checked my National Trust for Scotland membership and it still doesn’t show entry to a List B building in Govan.

     

     

    Should I be worried?

  23. Its not just the scottish msm who are jaw droppingly ignorant

     

     

    https://twitter.com/#!/georgiebingham has just told us that anything Celtic win from now on will have to have an * beside it

     

     

    maybe the good folks of this blog would like to let her know your feelings after years of having been cheated and lied to

  24. Son of Warsaw on

    Perfect Storm on Snyde, Brown of the High Blantyre , Dalziell and Mr Soup Taker Sneevins. Enjoy

  25. Good Morning from the sun drenched Northern tip of Ibiza. First day of internet access since Friday.

     

     

    Have I missed anything? AND…

     

     

    Are the huns dead yet?

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