Good Try Mr. McKenzie


GUNNERB FEBRUARY 4, 2017 at 17:25 On the future of Scottish football:I …

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FEBRUARY 4, 2017 at 17:25
On the future of Scottish football:I cannot, on occasion, park my car outside…

That’s an encouraging anecdote G – especially if it’s being replicated around the country.

It seemed pretty obvious to me from the early 90’s onwards that kids were simply no longer casually playing football on local pitches – or in all weathers. Empty pitches in daylight just didn’t exist in my youth, and probably for most Bampots as well.
It was also obvious then that this must have a significant, negative impact on the Scottish game, (nevermind the health of the population).

Whatever the sport it has to be a good thing – healthwise and socially – for kids to be involved with a team. 
And ‘snowflakes’ or not, it has to be made appealing for the youngsters.

Trying to avoid hypothermia, playing on a blaes pitch and in the gloom of winter is not as appealing as it was to us in our masochistic youth!

Thank God we didn’t have computers in those days…  

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Good Try Mr. McKenzie
FEBRUARY 4, 2017 at 22:12…
If MW goes and a new manager get’s in with even less money to spend how do you sell ST on the back of that one?
I believe the technical term for that scenario is: ‘f…’ (better not 16 )

The smarter bears will realise that the dwindling value for money / time supporting TRFC is just not worth it.
They might think it better to take a break and return ‘when the team is back were it belongs’ and winning.

And this could mean that only the ‘really, real hardcore’ support is left.
A la Green, the way into their pockets is extreme hype and belligerent language from the boardroom and seeking confrontation.

And that does not bode well ‘for the good of Scottish football’. 

Good Try Mr. McKenzie
Great spot PM!

“…Whether the FA’s structure makes reform impossible will also be examined and the government may be called on to intervene in the matter.
In July, sports minister Tracey Crouch said the FA would lose its £30m to £40m of public funding if it did not reform…”

In a supposed ‘united kingdom’, you would think that Scottish taxpayers would be afforded the same opportunity to have change imposed on our own FA – to correct their mismanagement of our national sport.

Good Try Mr. McKenzie
CO, yes a strange quote from Warbs and I can’t recollect a manager saying something similar in the past about a loan player.

Is he really saying that during an important league game Warbs was actually thinking about the best interests of the loaning club?
And he was so considerate that he happily changed his formation by hooking arguably the best player on the pitch in blue?
He wanted to protect another club’s asset?

Doesn’t make sense.
Mibbees Warbs was just feeling a bit exposed for taking him off – and his reason given for doing so was simply off the cuff – and provided the quote which he might be ruing now ?

(I have no idea about insurance cover – but if I was the loaning club I certainly would not assume that TRFC had provided suitable insurance cover, and I would insist on maintaining the insurance cover for the loaned player – and that would be a cost recharged to TRFC.)

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Who Is Conning Whom?
I know I shouldn’t…
Extracted from Derek Johnstone’s p!sh today, with my highlighting;

“…It is a huge call for Derek to make and it is a slap in the face to the Rangers board after they took six weeks going through the process and then made a move for him on Tuesday…”

And just what was that ‘process’ Derek ?

Shirley, the recruitment process would only really have started when TRFC had handed over the contractually stipulated GBP1M: to open talks with McInnnes ?

Or, it took six weeks of relentless PR pressure – via the compliant SMSM including Derek himself – to unsettle and intimidate Aberdeen Football Club ?

Who Is Conning Whom?
Yes, on every Level, it looks like TRFC has got its tactics massively wrong wrt to appointing their new manager.

Even if they were sure they would get McInnes, they could at least have instructed the SMSM to copy/paste ‘rumours’ that a high Level, alternative manager(s) was also being considered ?

Just to hedge TRFC’s bets, so that if for any reason McInnes said “Naw”, then TRFC could then spin that McInnes was not in fact their first choice – or some such BS.

[It seems like the standard MO when a club is linked with a player: they communicate that they have other players to consider for the same position, so its not a negative PR story if the player doesn’t arrive at the club after all.]

And…TRFC / Level42 have had several weeks to plan for all possible outcomes.

Mibbees they just aren’t sharp enough to plan any better ?  22

Who Is Conning Whom?
Mibbees this manager shambles will produce an unintended consequence for the Blue Room?

It should now – finally – be clear to the bears that;

– the SMSM is crap, and is just an unpaid PR outlet for TRFC
– King and co are incompetent and the club has no cash.

And it’s a poor show that their youth coach is left to carry the can in the meantime.

Who Is Conning Whom?
Bloody long-winded TRFC statement, just to say;

“We’re still looking.”

Mibbees King will write a letter to Santa insisting he has been a good boy all year, and not told any lies either – honest! 😉

And top of his pressie list could be an accomplished manager / magician who can pull the title out of the hat with no money?

Who Is Conning Whom?
Could TRFC just sell the manager’s position to the highest bidder?

Would make a great stocking filler for a bear this Christmas?

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