Proof that top level football is not always great


Yesterday was not a particularly good day for football.  The Edinburgh cup final was played before a half empty Hampden long before the end and Chelsea’s revival of catenaccio secured the Champions League.  If nothing else the latter proved that football at the very top level is not always great.  Perhaps the reason why truly great teams are so celebrated.

There is an interesting dynamic to Rangers in administration.  Creditors have a cash offer of around £8.5m to consider but eight players, Naismith, Bocanegra, McGregor, David, Whittaker, Goian, Lafferty and Edu cut release clause deals with Duff and Phelps for values greater than this.

Any CVA agreed next month (unlikely though it is) could be paid for by the departure of these players.  Charles Green could potentially be the second person to buy Rangers for only £1.

It is, however, unlikely that other clubs will offer money for these players before a CVA is agreed as they will be available as free agents should the CVA fail and those in control of Ibrox attempt to form a Newco.  Therefore, the chances of creditors getting their hands on any of these transfer fees are limited, no matter what happens to the company.

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  1. When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things.

  2. South Of Tunis on

    Caller ——



    ” I’d like to speak to James Sanderson please ”



    James Sanderson — ” What’s your point caller ?



    ” See you’re claiming that Dick Advocaat is going to be the next manager at Ibrox ?



    ” He is ”



    Caller —– ” but Dick Advocaat has been at Ibrox for years ”



    James Sanderson – ” Rubbish — what are you talking about ? ”



    Caller –” ” I’m telling you that there has been a Dick Advocaat at Rangers for years —– some people call him Donald Findlay “

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    !!Bada Bing!! on 21 May, 2012 at 12:29 said:


    Techy help required,embdae know which keys enable a wireless connection for a Toshiba laptop?thanks



    Try function (FN) and F8, works on Toshiba Tecra A11

  4. South ofTunis thanks for reminding me about the Pathfinders,some great bands about at that time the Poets, Dream Police Episode 6 and another big one whose name escapes me. Can anyone help? Hail Hail Hebcelt

  5. wonkyradar on 21 May, 2012 at 12:30 said:



    I said your pont of view was childish.



    That does not equate to calling you a child.



    Though perhaps you could chose to believe that it does and in your mind that would make it a fact.



    Because after all everything is subjective, there’s no objective reality and if you believe something that’s all that matters.

  6. i would like dermot desmond to upgrade the main stand ,when you look at some of the stadia worldwide im afraid ours is a poor second .i know its a listed building but i dont see it ,when you look at photos of the previous stadium with the gentleman with his uniform on at the main door ,now that was class as was the building ,the one now not at the races, does anybody know who that gentleman was. and when is the triangle going to start.