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The Hearts v Partick Thistle game – on/off etc. Ok, so …

Comment on Enough is enough by joes11.

The Hearts v Partick Thistle game – on/off etc.
Ok, so the situation might have been handled better.
But, listening to the radio and folk’s outspoken outrage …. did I actually hear a Partick Thistle official statement that called for “an extensive review”!
An extensive review – clearly, this issue is much more important than those little matters relating to Rangers/SFA/EBTs.

Recent Comments by joes11

We’re Gonny Need Another Baw.
Finloch 22nd February 2019 at 08:45

I'd start with making clubs liable for their supporters in domestic games as in Europe as in Strict Liability –  a concept our clubs are doing everything  they can to avoid.

 

Initial acts of bigotry (as pre-determined agreed and communicated) would lead to playing the next matches behind closed doors.

Further acts would lead to points deductions and fines.

 

It really could be that simple.

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That would be great, if it could be achieved.

The only worry I would have with this is the question of who would administer the system and how it would be administered. Given the clear evidence that the Scottish footballing authorities for many years have been, and remain, complicit in cheating on a major scale, I do not have confidence that the system would be administered fairly and consistently. I would have to see a significant change before I would be satisfied of that. How can we have confidence in any new systems of accountability for clubs in Scotland, when the authorities who would be responsible for implementing them refuse to acknowledge and be held accountable for these major, indeed scandalous, past failings themselves? 


We’re Gonny Need Another Baw.
Auldheid – a superb blog.

Thank you!


Dear Mr Bankier
This comment was posted by Auldheid after the most recent Celtic AGM.

In summary:
·       Why have Celtic from the beginning chosen to eschew direct UEFA involvement?
·       Why are they not now taking the new information into account in respect of that choice and reviewing it?
·       Given the time it has taken the SFA to decide that CAS should be involved (for unclear reasons) are Celtic willing to wait an undetermined period until the SFA are able to progress the matter or will it be all over by ST Renewal time next April?
·       Would it be possible for shareholders representatives to meet the SFA Compliance Officer and CEO before Christmas to ascertain progress, to be able to provide assurances based on clarity to those they represent?
·       Can we have answers to those questions confirmed in writing please to send to signatories of Resolution 12?

Is it possible to have information about the response, if any, that there has been to these questions – if not in detail, perhaps even a general indication of where things have now reached? 


JPP: Perverting Justice?
With regard the issue of the league cup semi finals, I have mixed feelings and responses. On the one hand, I am in agreement with what seems to be a widespread response that this is a very poor decision by the football authorities. I also understand that it is right to discuss and analyse it, as it is symptomatic of much that many of us think is wrong in Scottish football. On the other hand, given the continued failure to address the deep and festering issues around the cheating that occurred by Rangers over many years (with the collusion of the football authorities and the media), I find it hard to get too animated and exercised by any issue like this. I am not saying that my response is the right one, only that this is the way I feel. Given what has happened over many years, how can we expect anything else? As for the clubs most affected by the semi final decision – I have no sympathy whatsoever for those clubs now issuing outraged statements when, with regard to the far greater issues that have existed around the cheating of Rangers, they either have issued no statement whatsoever or have issued the statement that we should 'move on'. The clubs and the media are quite selective about the issues that they will be eloquently outraged about!


JPP: Perverting Justice?
With regard the issue of the league cup semi finals, I have mixed feelings and responses. On the one hand, I am in agreement with what seems to be a widespread response that this is a very poor decision by the football authorities. I also understand that it is right to discuss and analyse it, as it is symptomatic of much that many of us think is wrong in Scottish football. On the other hand, given the continued failure to address the deep and festering issues around the cheating that occurred by Rangers over many years (with the collusion of the football authorities and the media), I find it hard to get too animated and exercised by any issue like this. I am not saying that my response is the right one, only that this is the way I feel. Given what has happened over many years, how can we expect anything else? As for the clubs most affected by the semi final decision – I have no sympathy whatsoever for those clubs now issuing outraged statements when, with regard to the far greater issues that have existed around the cheating of Rangers, they either have issued no statement whatsoever or have issued the statement that we should 'move on'. The clubs and the media are quite selective about the issues that they will be eloquently outraged about!


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