Rosenborg call for ex-Aruba boss, SFA “must” refer to CAS


Rosenborg went five years without winning the Norwegian title before Kare Ingebrigtsen turned things around.  Under him, they were champions the last three seasons – back on the pertch.  A mere two points off the pace, having scraped a win against Valur, he was sacked, just six days before his former team face Celtic.

It seems harsh.  This is a club burdened by their Champions League history.  Until 2004, when money replaced meritocracy, they held the record for the number of consecutive appearances in the group stage (8).  But they never turned the lights off.  They see clubs from other small nations reach the group stage of the Europa League and, to a lesser extent, the Champions League, and know they could do the same.

If they thought Ingebrigtsen’s team would have beaten Celtic he would still be in a job.  Instead, they have thrown the dice in the hope of giving players an edge.  The new interim boss’s only managerial gig in the last seven years was six weeks in charge of the Aruba national team.  Since then he’s kicked around as a youth coach and been an assistant in Dubai.  It’s a strange one.

Sacking a manager often leads to a short-term boost in results, which is all that is required for European qualification.  Expect this tie to be competitive.  That’s good, I prefer Celtic to play in games with a visible edge, than against unknowns with fire in their belly.  Cool heads will be needed.  On that subject, we’ll discuss Jozo later.

Newco, having successfully argued the SFA should refer the matter of Rangers’ eligibility for Uefa competition in 2011 to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), now request the SFA do not take the matter to CAS.  It’s a kind of Newco logic; any victory in a storm.

They argue this procedural guidance establishes the complaint has no merit, whereas the SFA Judicial Panel Disciplinary Tribunal did not address the complaint, only their competency to examine it.

The Judicial Panel ruled “the Notice of Complaint must be determined by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.”  The word “must” has been overlooked by Newco.  The SFA must act accordingly.  Taking the whole thing to Lausanne will make sure we don’t need to go through another round of “Who are these people” type witch-hunts.  I know what you are thinking, Dave King has been making friend with the SFA on a weekly basis for months now, surely they will do his bidding.

I’m not sure Dave’s that clever.

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  1. Delaneys Dunky on



    There is an excellent tribute to the Polska people opposite Çlydebank Town Hall.


    Solidarity Plaza.


    God bless Lech


    Forza Polska

  2. What is the Stars on

    Trump to set Ireland???



    Heard it all now



    Eh …NO



    Trump will keep his promises to billionaires who dont like paying tax


    Thats his mission. Nothing else

  3. Delaneys Dunky on



    Trump, May,Putin and Merkel etc, are all working for the machine. We are it’s slaves.

  4. Trump has no no interest in politics. He has as much disdain for his own Republican party as he has for the Democrat party. Trump’s agenda is all about maximising his wealth whilst Potus. Everything else is secondary. Hh

  5. Gerryfaethebrig on

    Dallas 10.35pm



    Good to see you posting … not sure of any rumours today since I was malingering but a friend of ma sisters got a text today the contracts in the work that were about to finish have been made permanent … good news all round (hopefully :-)



    Trying not to respond to the responses about the Sevs old or new but to hold the Celtic board to account is like jailing the witness and not the assialant …. I always thought I disliked the Celtic board, the way I was brought up …. but after stumbling on these pages I find myself taking the boards side…. it’s strange how we read a post :-)



    Auldheid… you are a Cqner I would love to but a pint, patience is a virtue you have it in spadeloads (from all sides :-)

  6. Delaneys Dunky on

    Glue sniffers on CQN tonight.


    That fud Trump is gonnae set Eirè free.



  7. The Jozo tackle on Miller was Perfection.



    Internationally his mind is messed up.



    A real Conundrum for Brendan. When on it he is the best CH, IMO.



    He is coming into his best years.



    I’d hate to be a Manager of players.

  8. Dallas Dallas where the heck is Dallas on

    Delaney’s , the Poles have had to,put up with a lot of crap for centuries from their more powerful neighbours.



    Good night all and sleep well .

  9. Dallas Dallas where the heck is Dallas on

    Gerry, you’re right. It was great news those on fixed term contracts have been offered full time contracts.



    We were all delighted at the news.



    Definitely bedtime now.

  10. There has been a naivety on our part regarding the consitant imminent demise of Sevco. We assumed that Sevco unlike their previous incarnation would have learned to spend within their means. How wrong were we. They are still mental and will spend every penny they have giving no consideration to the future. Bh

  11. Yogi: tried to sign petition but it was a nightmare. Will look at it again mañana. Thanks for link and will make it a priority in the morning.

  12. During times of universal deceit telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.



    George Orwell

  13. Britain will struggle to get a trade deal with America because of the Irish border.


    Trump will tell Britain to get out of Ireland, leading to the break up of the uk.



  14. Delaneys Dunky on



    It has made Poĺish peopĺe how they are.


    Severe mistrust of Germans. Hatred of anything Russian, however.



  15. Hold fire comrades. SFA will never do the right thing. In their eyes sevco have been punished enough. If we can maintain our dominance for one of two more seasons sevco will eat them selves. A bit like how the Carry On films or Blackpool are no longer a part of the zietgiest.



    It is their destiny to go into the dustbin of history with their British empire. We don’t need to do anything except be who we are and stick together… Unity!



    I think the new strip is the best thing since the bumble bee.

  16. Gordon64 on 20th July 2018 11:18 pm



    There has been a naivety on our part regarding the consitant imminent demise of Sevco. We assumed that Sevco unlike their previous incarnation would have learned to spend within their means. How wrong were we. They are still mental and will spend every penny they have giving no consideration to the future. Bh







    Paul67, Really should talk to Jobo Balde and just take Every League Title as an Awesome Achievement.



    I know the infrastructure is being built BeyOMD Belief.



    Celtic need to get even better.



    Get Jobo Bach.

  17. So what did the judge state at the COS?



    From what I’ve seen he basically said, “Pay up”.



    But, did he state any dates? Did he mention consequences of not paying up, on time?

  18. Delaneys Dunky on 20th July 2018 11:27 pm






    Çome da Revolutìoñ.



    Masses against the Classes






    Need to get as many Middle Class as possible. The latest Two Spies report is an insight into the mind of a Billionaire. Scared so much.

  19. Gerryfaethebrig on

    Petec 11.33pm



    This might be going some but that’s one of your craziest ever posts :-)



    Aiden unlucky with the Belgium bet, enjoy watching our young team scoring goals this season….



    If fit, Leigh could be our top scorer now there are two positions up front available :-)

  20. Delaneys Dunky on



    Gerrard is thick as shit. Him and Sevco are a match made in hell.Gerrard will not be at doomdome to see8 in a row.


    Scouse fake gaffer. Hahahaha

  21. Gerry,



    The wee man has just left School, his team folded, he has me as a Da but luckily Karen as a Mum.



    He’s a Gem of a Bhoy.

  22. Gerryfaethebrig on




    I love the fact that the name was incorrect but thankfully you had no comment on Stevie Gerrard point….. never trust a Gerard that has 3 r’s instead of just the two :-)

  23. Delaneys Dunky on



    I was lucky wi my bet for France to win. My logic as I told you, was if France didnae need any of our French Three zMusketeers then they must be shit hot squad



  24. Garry, he was a quality player though.



    I’m really looking forward to playing them so early.



    We should have had 10 last game.



    Brendan will be up for THIS wan.

  25. Gerryfaethebrig on

    Petec 11.50pm



    It’s a common occurrence, a great mum and just us as a Da :-)



    My wee yin is still not a jot interested in going to the games, she thinks football is stupid and with a condescending look still asks why I am interacting with strangers on CQN when I warn her about the dangers of the internet :-)

  26. DUMBHOY on 20TH JULY 2018 11:53 PM


    JB72 94


    His phone number?






    ? good.



  27. DELANEYS DUNKY on 20TH JULY 2018 11:55 PM




    Too true, we are blessed.



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