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TSFM | April 1, 2014

A well laid out and argued case.

My forecast is, if Harper McLeod reply at all, any response will be in excruciatingly tortuous English which will make the eyes bleed.

Such exchanges can, and often do, run for years causing frustration, and mainly not much satisfaction.

I wish I knew what the answer is to bringing the whole saga to a satisfactory end, but I don’t.

No matter what evidence is produced, OldCo and its lawyers will never confess or admit to anything.

That has been the experience up until now, and I don’t see that changing.

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April 4, 2014 at 1:40 pm
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…he explained that in the dressing room there was no opt out. The win bonus for that match was $12,000 per player, so they reckoned that each of them paying $3,000 to the referee worth it for a guaranteed $9,000.

It’s not sport, is it? It’s just racketeering.

It couldn’t happen in Scotland.

Referees here are honest men making honest mistakes… 🙄

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peterjung says:
April 3, 2014 at 2:00 p

I have heard endless talk about the secret Five Way Agreement never a word on explanation on why it has to be secret…..

What are they hiding and why so afraid?

It probably contains commercially sensitive information which needs to be protected.

🙄 🙄 🙄

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Taysider says:
April 2, 2014 at 9:38 am

Do the SFA not understand how badly damaged their reputation is and how critical it is for them to be seen to act transparently in an impartial way?

“Are they stupid, incompetent or contemptuous of supporters”?

All of the above.

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Esteban says:
April 20, 2014 at 5:38 pm

Islam Feruz was poached while on Scotland duty. He probably wouldn’t have stayed at Celtic anyway because he already thought he was too good…

Is Feruz still playing for Chelsea?

Haven’t heard much about him recently.

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RyanGosling says:
April 19, 2014 at 4:01 pm

I generally don’t like Neil Lennon very much, nothing to do with his background but he’s just one of these guys who has a tendency to irritate me…

Why does he irritate you?

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scapaflow says:
April 18, 2014 at 2:51 pm


Understand your argument, but I suspect ticket prices would increase dramatically for the Euro leagues.

Also, I think the Celtic support is far more divided on this issue than many believe.

Ticket prices may increase, but I don’t see it being dramatically.

The increase in TV money would make that unnecessary.

You may be right about the support being divided on joining a new league, but actions speak louder than words.

What cannot be denied is that regardless of what fans say, every time Celtic play against bigger and better clubs, the stadium sells out.

That what the board will base their decisions on.

What fans do rather than what they say.

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scapaflow says:
April 18, 2014 at 10:00 am
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darkmoon says:
April 18, 2014 at 9:51 am

I suspect the costs would drive many away, either to solely watching on the TV, or to other levels. Personally, I think would be very bad for Scottish Football, and, ultimately bad for Celtic. the ££ signs are obscuring people’s vision.

Focusing on the £££ signs IS obscuring people’s vision, but not in the way imagined.

All football clubs pay attention to their fans in the most basic of ways.

That is, bums on seats.

The stiffer the competition, the bigger the crowd.

If every club in Scotland had bumper crowds every week there would be no talk of any Scottish clubs trying join pastures new.

Take my club Celtic.

It’s not the board who is driving this move for change.

They are merely reacting to the fans’ actions.

v Barcelona…60,000, with thousands disappointed at not being able to buy a ticket, even though the game is live on TV.

v Motherwell…half, or even less than half that, even though the game is not on TV.

Fans attendance habits are driving the move to search for a more competitive league.

The fact that there will be more money earned is just a by product.

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Allyjambo says:
April 16, 2014 at 10:50 am
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I won’t be satisfied until every last signature, on every document, is dry but the club is living on with hope that we have a future.

Great news Ally.

It is not an unreasonable view, given the form of Hearts over the last few weeks, that they could win the championship next season.

Haste ye back…

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