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Auldheid there is also myhts and folklore about 1980’s crowds …

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Auldheid there is also myhts and folklore about 1980’s crowds of 10K and under at Ibrox, even as low as 2K for one particularly unappealing match, widespread chanting of “Ally Ally GTF” to a misfiring centre forward and also counter chants of “Tims in the Govan” when greatest ever Rangers but managerial flop John Greig was being criticised in the stands

Oh wait a minute – none of those things are myths, they are facts that actually happened. 🙂

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Charlie Oscar says:
August 1, 2012 at 5:57 pm
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You´d have thought the provincial teams (unfairly and confrontationally named the “gang of ten”) would be anxious to put forward the proposals related to changing the voting structure for the SPL asap.
Could Celtic attempt the “overly influential or domineering behaviour” you talk of to head off any voting change as they point to a new set-up for 2013/14 ?

CO – until and unless Rangers hand over their SPL share to Dundee FC then the status quo remains as even at the recent SPL AGM Rangers & Celtic would be able to veto any changes they didn’t want or agree with. Let’s see what transpires once the 11-1 voting requirement doesn’t have the backstop of the Glasgow clubs acting in concert to protect their mutual interests.

Auldheid says:
August 1, 2012 at 5:54 pm

RTC didn’t begin with any objective other than to raise awareness of that subject matter and the issues that arose from it and sprang from a dissatisfaction with the then current state of affairs.
This blog similarly springs from the same sources of dissatisfaction and the sense that the battle is not yet over or won indeed it might only be half time?
I posted a far from exclusive list of unresolved issues or gripes and the challenge that RTC set us was to continue to be vigilant and keep up the pressure on the powers that be within Scottish football to act in an honest and transparent way as opposed to shady backroom deals and sweeping things under the carpet.
People will make up their own mind about what sources of information they will seek and what action they will take – all we can do is try to be relevant and informative?

Charlie Oscar says:
August 1, 2012 at 5:35 pm

I’d agree that League Reconstruction and revenue distribtution / voting changes are likely to be contentious issues especially as it will likely involve conflict between preserving or abandoning the favourable terms the Glasgow teams managed to extract for themselves over the lifetime of the SPL.

Whether we see behaviour that could at best be described as monopolist or overly influential or domineering remains to be seen. I hope not.

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Everything Has Changed
Like the initial FTT result this fudge is simply baffling and morally wrong. Every human being with an ounce of integrity knows judgement is simply wrong and no justice has been served by Lord Nimmo-Smith.

A disgrace it really is.

The Real Battle Begins?
Radio Clyde SSB? Can’t believe we are still debating that shows ‘merits’ ffs it’s car crash radio, imo there is nothing about that show that isn’t moronic, listen at your peril but if you get annoyed by it then basically it’s your own fault for listening, change the dial!

The Real Battle Begins?
Since you asked the current situation at Tynecastle is i believe as follows;
1. Hearts have agreed an extension and 2 part payment plan on the 450k small tax bill due. This is due to be paid by 3rd december and is dependant on guaranteed income Hearts will receive from 300k still due from Rangers as payment for David Templeton, i hope we have an arrestment order ready to secure these funds as obviously any delays could have critical impact, and also the gate share money and split of TV money that Hearts will receive from this weekends live Scottish Cup derby with Hibs.
2. At last reports over 600k funds had been raised by fans in shares, merchandising and match tickets.
3. The players and staff have agreed a temporary deferment of wages, whether this will trigger further SPL sanctions or censure remains to be seen.
4. I believe there has been some hearing thus far of the Tax Tribunal for the disputed 1.75M Big Tax Case, i don’t know if the hearing is ongoing, delayed or being negotiated/settled however I was informed that a small but important breakthrough had been established and this would improve Hearts prospects.
Forgive me if any of this is inaccurate but it is my summary of current events as best i understand them. 🙂

Why the Beast of Armageddon Failed to Show?
what kind of society are we living in where rtc blog has to be erased from existance?
Will this blog be next?
Will the vested monied interests and their legal and media whores seek to suppress all attempts of those seeking to uncover truth?

Why the Beast of Armageddon Failed to Show?
who decides the editorial content of radio scotland sport fooball productions? It seems that latterly Stuart and Tam are the anti-dote to Jabba and Chick however Jabba is still given far more airtime to proffer his sermons. Who decides such things?
Regards Tom English he’d do better starting his own blog and trying to find some audience and relevance as newspapers like his own are dying and the churnalist propaganda they promote so easily exposed as lies or mistruths by blogs like this one and previously RTC.

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