SFA and SPL subverting due process


Various people have demanded an explanation as to why executives at the SPL and SFA proposed to fast-track disciplinary procedures against Rangers and rubber-stamp access for their successor club into the Scottish Football League First Division.

There are two possible scenarios for this:

Rangers are guilty as sin, everyone knows it, results achieved by illegally registered players will be void and a severe punishment would be due.  If subject to due process, punishment from independent commission could be expulsion from the SFA.  “Powerful forces” at the SFA and SPL tried their best to protect Rangers’ successor club.


Rangers are innocent of the charge.  This was an attempt to impose an inappropriate punishment on their successor club when they were vulnerable.

Neither explanation is satisfactory.

Sir David Murray, who was on the board which authorised remuneration during the period 2000-2011, when the unregistered second contracts were allegedly used, has categorically denied these contracts exist.  Earlier this year The Sun produced a redacted second contract and the BBC documentary into the club claims to have seen dozens of second contracts worth tens of millions of pounds.

Next month we will discover the true situation.  For the record, Celtic, nor any individual at the club, were not involved in any meetings, telephone conversations or emails discussing or promoting this accommodation.  The plan was also not put to the SFA board or the SPL board.

As we have noted before, if Sir David Murray is mistaken on the conduct of the former Rangers board, the toxicity attached to this SFA ‘franchise’ makes it untenable.

On other matters:

Spartak Moscow players Jurado and Romulo were both injured at the weekend and will miss the visit of Celtic next week.

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  1. Awe_Naw_No_Annoni_Oan_Anaw_Noo on



    13:07 on


    24 September, 2012






    Not if your target is regime change at the SFA



    HAil Hail

  2. Jabba still doesn’t get it—the game benefits when rules are adhered to. That piece of drivel posing as journalism wouldn’t pass a GCSE journalistic test. The Gospel according to Jabba–I say it so it must be so. As for Guidi—how do these people get jobs? The threat of an Orc “backlash” is hot air. When these people are confronted they melt away like snow off a ditch, or criticism off a Scottish SPL referee’s back. It’s a diferent world from the time Belfast Celtic left football. Nowadays the internet has everyone informed.

  3. Lennon n Mc....Mjallby on

    I’m sure BBJ realises that useless wasn’t the only hun manager to buy in imposters,the difference though being that at least the managers before him had the good sense to buy half decent players that were incongruous to the league they played in.

  4. Awe_Naw_No_Annoni_Oan_Anaw_Noo



    13:12 on 24 September, 2012





    13:05 on


    24 September, 2012



    The last one …. a conspiracy to subvert the course of justice



    Or as JIM TRAYNOR calls it …. a smokescreen to hide the illegal bungs that I took


    directly from Sir David Murray for ten years and transferred to my relatives in Australia



    HAil Hail





    All too likely. Meanwhile you made me click on the Daily Record website to confirm the liberties taken in your cut n paste. I’ll blame you if they stay in business ;-)



  5. Paul67


    Should the hearing into dual contracts result in the stripping of titles and cups, what in your opinion will be Celticplc’s next move.


    Do you think they will go down the route of looking for financial compensation from the organisations and perpetrators of this cheating, and will other clubs within UEFA who have suffered due to them playing improperly registered players do likewise?

  6. Fat Sally is 50 today?!



    Honours won as a manager – hee-haw, nothin’, nada, zilch…



    Neil Lennon – age 41 – 1 SPL title and 1 Scottish Cup. Many more to come.



    A poster earlier stated that big Jock had won 18 honours as a manager by the time he was 50!



    Says it all really!




  7. Awe_Naw_No_Annoni_Oan_Anaw_Noo on

    Hun players playing in THEE hun league if Paul67 assertion



    Celtic, nor any individual at the club, were not involved in any meetings, telephone conversations or emails discussing or promoting this accommodation. The plan was also not put to the SFA board or the SPL board.



    Is anything to go by ….. And I do 100 %



    They nnew that they would get SPL referees for their games giving them haunders.



    So the PLAYERS were bought for headlines to generates ST sales amongst the permanently retarded.



    They didn´t need to roll their sleeves up. Just be an SPL name so that the numpties turned up with their 300 quid for Charles Green … which they did.



    Promotion guaranteed



    HAil HAil

  8. Dontbrattbakkinanger on

    Ole Dick -Wigton [Cumbria] or Wigtown [Wigtownshire]?



    I don’t want to make a Zombiwiki Annan/Arran faux pas.

  9. Awe_Naw_No_Annoni_Oan_Anaw_Noo on



    13:14 on


    24 September, 2012



    You shouldn´t have to click on the DR



    Honestly what did you learn by doing so ?



    HAil HAil

  10. As Fassreifen`s post above shows, the effect of Awe Naw`s links is to increase interest in a MSM which ,IMO, should be ignored by all Celtic fans who wish to remain calm.




  11. Jabba……ahem….talkin’ about ‘sport’ like he had some actual day to day involvement in anything other than the ‘sport’ of being cheerleader-in-chief for his preffered gang of orange neds.


    It won’t be long until there’s a crane brought to hoist his putrid corpulent frame out of his emperor sized bed so he can be transported on a flat-bed trailer down to Shortbread to make his Hitleresque speeches about ‘sport’.


    The vile fud.

  12. Awe_Naw_No_Annoni_Oan_Anaw_Noo




    12:39 on 24 September, 2012





    “…attempt to restructure Scottish football sensibly and with Rangers playing rightly at the top tier.”



    “… although that’s a touch arrogant given their shocking failure so far to dominate the lowest pro league due to amateur officiating and surroundings.”





    Failure to dominate 3rd division teams beacuse of dodgy officials and crap grounds???



    Traynor gie’s me the boak!




  13. Awe_Naw_No_Annoni_Oan_Anaw_Noo on

    Jungle Jim


    13:19 on


    24 September, 2012



    I cant be held responsible for Fassrefiens curiosity.



    Thats what killed the cat.



    I know for a fact that most tims have started reading my cut and paste jobs rather than the real thing and actually reduces hits on the MSM



    So your wrong again :-))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))




    Hail Hail

  14. Hey Mr Traynor and every other Sevco sympathiser out there, don’t try and play down the activities of RFCia and the SFA by trying to say it was some sort of innocent, trivial error, hardly worth all this fuss.


    They knew exactly what they were doing. It was cold, calculated, systemmatic cheating.


    They tried to con the HMRC and EVERY club they played against for over 10 years.



    Expulsion, permanent expulsion is getting off lightly.



    I am sure many of the participants will find themselves in a nice secure home soon enough…

  15. Raymac



    The internet has everyone informed but the nature of media is that stories gain weight and credibility when mainstream media pick them up. One website repeating what was on another website is not enough.



    This is why the work of Mark Daly and Alex Thomson has been so important in all of this.



    Today, Scottish mainstream media just keeps pumping out the Sevco propaganda. Even people who dabbled with the truth, such as Roger Hannah (he it was who ran with the redacted side-letter that Paul refers to here) and Daryll whathisname, not Broadfoot, are right back on message.



    If Sevco brings to the table the support of the deid club, it carries influence because greedy football administrators and greedy media executives smell money instead of putrefaction. Plus, some puppets in their organisations are part of that support and are as much in denial as their confreres.



    They hope it will all go away. They hope they will wake up one day and Rangers won’t be dead. This is why they keep saying Sevco are Rangers. Maybe Sevco really are Rangers. I don’t think it’s ever been explained fully. The abysmal joint-statement from the SFL, the SPL, the SFA and Sevco from July 27 seems, somehow, to have become important, despite telling us nothing, especially not what bits of Rangers were transferring, what bits were not, who decided which bits were in and which were out, what basis they had and what authority they had for making the decisions and what Sevco has to do to claim the ‘prize’.



    We have no clarity. Regan and Doncaster are silent and absent, although presumably still drawing a salary. Green says whatever he likes, apparently with complete impunity. We have to hope for good things to come from the work of Nimmo Smith and BDO, otherwise Sevco will continue to say it’s Rangers and more and more people inside and outside football will come just to accept that it’s true. And then where will we be? What really will have changed?

  16. Awe_Naw_No_Annoni_Oan_Anaw_Noo on



    13:24 on


    24 September



    Because they have to respect UEFA



    Hail Hail

  17. It seems impossible to me that the SPL/SFA after investigating this situation for a number of months would fail to turn up the same evidence that appeared on RTC or on the Beeb Documentary or with Channel 4’s Alex Thomson. All of that evidence as we all know is damning and quite simply the SFA/SPL wouldn’t even countenance removing titles if there was not strong enough evidence to do so in the first place.



    Why else would they put it in writing?



    For a laugh?


    Because Peter Lawwell told them to?


    Because we all know the SFA are so pro-Celtic and anti-Rangers?



    That is the realm of genuine paranoia as the SFA/SPL did their best to get them back into as high a league as possible and these revelations (although known anyway months ago) do not tally with the MSM narrative of Poor Rangers (they are poor rangers in financial terms though – hee hee).



    Words like











    Kangaroo court


    Witch hunt



    make it sound like the Iraq war dossier and the aim is so obvious it is shameless. Language always gives you away.



    The bottom line is without evidence there’s no way such a proposal would even have been in the draft document which never made it into a full unilateral agreement so it was void anyway.



    The pot stirring is obvious as is its purpose.

  18. Dontbrattbakkinanger on

    THe ole internet is the creation of the USArmy/CIA/DHS.



    It exists to pander to people’s thirst for ‘knowledge’ while not letting them kno what’s really going on.

  19. Awe naw : editing the gutter press, so we don’t have to. And thereby making them more interesting.


    I don’t read them. I just get reports of them. All they are are vehicles for $#1£€ and stuff about orange neds.


    But it’s helpful to know what they are up to as they continue in Himmlerian scale to spout the kinda claptrap Goebells would have admired.


    Btw, there is a physical resemblance between Himmler and Chico, Goring and Jabba. Maybe reincarnation is not so farfetched after all.


    : > )

  20. Awe Naw,



    The cut n paste had a few of us fooled it seems, probably because no amount of shameless propaganda is beyond Traynor these days. Your version was all too realistic. Lesson learned by me; I’ll not click the DR website again – it’s still the same old rubbish as last time I read it, long ago.




  21. jude2005 is Neil Lennon \o/ on

    Awe Naw



    Well done getting podium btw. I felt I might have got it if id been around.lol



    Been feeling good after the bucket collection at Celtic Park on Saturday!!



    13:24 on


    24 September



    It’s against UEFA rules mate (see Sion as prime example).



    Our avenue for this would be the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) which is the international arbitration body set up to settle disputes related to sport.



    I’m sure we have people looking into this depending on the outcome of cheats verdict.





    /Bishop B

  23. The stench of hun propaganda will only increase as we build towards the imminent EBT announcement.



    Stay calm, Celtic fans. Let the dogs bark.

  24. The c.i.a. also gave a medal to the plum who ‘invented’ Fakebook. Doesn’t mean much. They like to think they are in control….that’s the nature of egomaniacal psychopaths.


    It usually ends badly for them. Or they live long enough, burn out, and open a gardening centre, or somesuch.

  25. Awe_Naw_No_Annoni_Oan_Anaw_Noo on

    jude2005 is Neil Lennon \o/


    13:29 on


    24 September, 2012



    Thank you



    Unfortunately I had a very busy weekend and missed most of it. I had to care for somebody who has become pretty helpless.



    Anyways it was a totally expected effort from a great club a superb blog and the the SALT OF THE EARTH that follows Celtic



    Hail Hail

  26. Looks like Green has decided Scottish Football will go down the pan along with rangers. They did vow they would destroy Scottish Football.

  27. Awe_Naw_No_Annoni_Oan_Anaw_Noo on




    Lesson learned by me; I’ll not click the DR website again – it’s still the same old rubbish as last time I read it, long ago.






    We /CQN Collective+Me had this argument before with Estadio and we had to banish him to the desert



    You will find my cut and paste articles are more honest anyway.



    Hail HAil

  28. Guy across the road was on holiday, and his pet snake got into the next door neighbours deep freeze, (who was supposed to be watching it for him).



    He’s not sure how to tell him, I think he should give it to him straight.

  29. This is the only place in this backwater where I can blow a gasket about the orange scandal engulfing Scottish football and society.


    No one here, in my acquaintance, gives a toss. If I were to start explaining it all to them, I would quickly observe a glassy stare starting to develop.


    And I’ve tried. And quickly given up. The story doesn’t cross the border very well.


    Now…..if ManUre or Chelski were to go belly up………

  30. In keeping with Moisty’s claims to name names, let’s hope the EBT commission names and details everyone involved in this scandal.


    The public deserves to know every nitty gritty detail.


    Maybe then the Sevconians will finally face up the rampant corruption which has artificially maintained their club old or new, for many, many years.

  31. I think we sometimes get caught up in our wee CQN bubble, not that there’s anything wrong with that.



    However, the fact remains that the majority of Celtic supporters still find out most of their Celtic related information from the MSM.