A Roman God, a New Year, a Paycheque a Sports Jacket and that thing called football!


Stevensanph says: Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 07:01 3 0 Rate …

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stevensanph says:
Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 07:01
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So I take a few days off reading and come back to a civil war! Is that what eating horse meat in sub zero temps causes?!

While I don’t really agree to the end of the Newco/Oldco debate, it is something that has been going on for a good 6 months now, and for 5 of those months I haven’t seen anything added to the discussion. Therefore I fully support the decision from TSFM to end that conversation here. For anyone wanting to continue it do so off this blog. I provided a starting place for you right here, along with the ‘missing’ post

Newco? Oldco? Discuss here…

(please – no more on this thread about this…. there is more important things to discuss now…)


Cheers Steven, nice to have you back, and with some sensible advice. On the cycling, the only reason they seem not to want to promote those who came 2nd to 4th is that there is the belief that finding a clean rider could prove difficult!

If the LNS decision goes the way of the original SPL findings I’d like to see the other teams promoted to the honours. But the usual PR machines are gearing up for this next phase via the most tabloid of the phone-ins and newspapers.

None of them point out though that the honours in question currently belong to the club in liquidation. In reality, I can’t see the big fuss about stripping of titles. Any fan with a sense of fair play would want titles given to the rightful winner. Once the bluster and spin stops I reckon the thoughtful TRFC fans would see that it was fair.

But it all hangs on the law lords. A strange situation really, when football authorities cannot follow their own rules, and make a decision one way or the other. A lot hangs on this ruling.

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A Roman God, a New Year, a Paycheque a Sports Jacket and that thing called football!
By way of a humour injection, I was going to write something along the lines of: If a poster takes the huff, leaves, deletes his online indentity, then returns under a new alias – can he lay claim to his previous posts, or is he a completely new poster with no previous posting history? But then I thought I’d better not … oops!


A Roman God, a New Year, a Paycheque a Sports Jacket and that thing called football!
troyblain says:
Friday, January 18, 2013 at 18:26
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The press and media are using the “oh not again, this is so boring” message to stop any discussion on RFC being a new club. Rather than delete all the posts why not have an article that can be commented on – that way anybody fed up with it does not need to read it.

Exactly troyblain. It is time for a few active threads here, as has already been mentioned. Invite HP, or ?, to prepare a short blog on the offending subject and let comments flow on that blog thread ‘on topic’. It could easily run parallel to this current BRTH blog. That would avoid unneccessary conflicts, walk outs, etc, while maintaining proper respect for the mods, who might just choose to walk out as well.

A Roman God, a New Year, a Paycheque a Sports Jacket and that thing called football!
StevieBC says:
Friday, January 18, 2013 at 17:26
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And typically, as most of us probably know from our own experiences, when you do something ‘voluntarily’ you seldom get any thanks, and sometimes you even start to regret helping out in the first place !

Thankless task being a mod. Disappointed that people choose to leave because a post is deleted. Seems a bit Charles Green-ish to up sticks just because the authorities don’t accede to our every whim.

Whither respect?

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BIG PINKJULY 12, 2016 at 11:21 24 3 Rate This
John Clark
Danish Pastry has indeed been absent of late. I will drop him a note to inform him of your plea…
Godmorgen allesammen. 
I’ve been absent without leave. Mostly following events via twitter (where I tweet far too much about issues not relevant or welcome here 13 ). Hopefully, there’ll be a theme park one day, based around these sagas, with various ‘rides’ (not all free, obviously, tee-hee).
Onwards and upwards.
PM sent to JC.
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JOHN CLARKMARCH 16, 2016 at 22:15 69 0 Rate This
Fascinating encounter John. Interesting, too, that he agreed to meet you afterwards. 
Sadly, it appears not only the authorities, but also certain club chairmen have decided to take the path of least resistance. This corruption won’t end well. It’s just a pity not one newspaper will run the story. As mentioned before, it’s like fitba’s All the President’s Men withoot the good MSM media guys. 
Still, I reckon the SFA are worried. And the campaign to promote the liquidation lie and the same-co narrative is costing certain folks a fortune. They’re all on borrowed time and borrowed money. 

Look Back to Look Forward
JOHN CLARKMARCH 16, 2016 at 22:15 69 0 Rate This
Morning all? Birdsong and blue skies in North Zealand today. 
John, I posted a response to your meeting with Regan. I was auto-informed it was ‘spam’ and it wiz flushed doon the virtual cludgie 🙂 Don’t have time to re-write again. But, summa summarum – bravo!

John Clark Meets “The SFA”
Bravo JC for the interview report. Been following reaction to it. Feels as though genuine movement finally being made to bring issues into the wider public domain. JJ is making a fascinating contribution, too, and quite often echoing sentiments expressed here for the past many years. And his sense of fair play and sporting justice is exemplary. Phil is still adding some deeper insights even though he has a momentous 100th anniversary on his mind, and a piece about that in the works. 

Not posting here much myself, but so many others far more capable do that. Keeping up via twitter, etc. 
Godt nyt år and onwards and upwards in 2016 (somewhat belated).

Two wrongs and a right
jimbo 24th December 2015 at 12:15 am
Happy Christmas Eve everyone on here.
Lovely post jimbo. Brought back memories of gazing into Doig’s Toy Shop on Duke Street in the weeks before Christmas — and the gradual appearence of Christmas trees in folks windaes. Certainly cheered up the black tenements and the dreich 1960s East End in winter. Poverty was a way of life for many of us East Enders, so dreams of Doig’s toys usually remained in the window of Doig’s. Still, selection boxes and annuals were braw, and oranges and thrupney bits in yer stocking wurnae too bad either. In those days you got on with it, Christmas wasn’t hyped up as it is now. I expect children facing poverty today, and who experience a ‘modest’ Christmas, probably feel it more deeply than some of us did because of the slick commercialism promoting a form of celebration not all can afford. 

As an exile with Christmas Day on the 24th in the evening, it seems a long way from Duke Street. But your past never leaves you. I think there’s a wee bairn in aw of us still oan Christmas Eve 🙂

Big thanks to all the excellent contributors to this blog in 2015. All the best you and yours this Christmas and onwards and upwards in the new year when it comes. 
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