How Not To Govern Scottish Football


Since we seem to have been directed towards the probity …

Comment on How Not To Govern Scottish Football by StevieBC.

Since we seem to have been directed towards the probity of McCoist…

Can anyone confirm if he attended the annual white water rafting challenge/holiday in the USA this summer – at the Rangers Charity expense again – allegedly?

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RyanGosling says: October 5, 2014 at 11:59 pm

The constant personal attacks on Mr McCoist on this site are disgusting…
… so please can we give Ally a break…
RG – whilst I – and I’m sure many other Bampots – do appreciate your input and I also note TSFM’s response I do also feel the need for clarification.

Having followed TSFM since inception I have not seen any “disgusting” comments: at all.
There is the possibility that a ‘dodgy’ comment might appear temporarily here until the moderators have quickly removed the offending comment.

As for giving “Ally a break” : with all due respect – no.

Probably like most fans I liked Ally. The mask slipped though with his “who are these people?” dog whistling. If you haven’t viewed the Youtube video about the QC who was given round the clock protection by the Police at his family home – then you should. His wife and children were placed at risk by McCoist’s public pleading.

I have no words – acceptable to this site – to express my opinion of McCoist – as a human being – and as a father himself.

McCoist deserves no sympathy. Period.

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Re: McCoist
So, after a flurry of seemingly co-ordinated, personal attacks on McCoist in the SMSM – he is still there. Is the ground just being ‘prepared’ before his next ‘really poor result’ ?

But as we have speculated – TRFC cannot afford to pay McCoist off – or replace him with a new manager who would also want a budget to develop his own team.

And another aspect of getting shot of McCoist: presumably the characters around RIFC/TRFC will be desperate to ensure that McCoist is also ‘gagged’ to keep all their dirty wee stories secret ? i.e McCoist would not got cheaply.

And although McCoist is one of the few [only ?] spivs who lives locally – he has displayed an incredibly thick skin over the last 2 years. If money is involved, I don’t see why he would start doing the Govan club any favours at this late stage – that would be inconsistent with his money-grabbing behaviour with TRFC to date.

So, I’m sticking with McCoist tending the garden until admin, and either Durrant or McDowall getting the manager’s position in the interim.

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This could be true…

Another comedian will be assisting Campbell Ogilvie at the next Scottish Cup draw – Karen Dunbar of “Chewin’ the Fat” fame.

But she is under strict instructions not to turn round to Ogilvie at the commencement of the live televised draw to say…

“I smell shoite !!” 😉

(Lot’s of potential here: the SFA engaging a comedian to help them run their operations – you couldn’t make it up.)

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Just a wild idea…

But, what if King declared himself bankrupt?
[Well in a court recently, he did claim he was ‘penniless’].

Of course anyone who knows of the glib and shameless one would assume King would have assets hidden, or in his wife’s name – a la wee Bazza?

Would bankruptcy effectively kill off the TOP sanctions?

At this point it seems that King’s reputation is ruined in Scotland – and with the bears and even with the SMSM?

King’s time is up playing charades as ‘the Rangers saviour’, and he must – you would think – be thinking about preserving his remaining wealth as he approaches retirement…?  09

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Mibbees after 20 years of failure, the national team and the SFA don’t deserve a dedicated, national stadium?

And Hampden is simply not worth keeping as a football venue for mainly sentimental reasons, IMO.

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CO, I think Phil’s scoop about the manner of Nicholl’s appointment deserves a: Wow Just Wow!
It displays how dysfunctional the management structure at Ibrox has become, and you would think, it is a massive red flag.
[Apart from having no cash.]

I also have my fingers and toes crossed that in 2018 my £20 bet on TRFC finishes bottom 6 comes in – with the help of an Admin. event.

[Thanks to fellow Bampots for the tip: interestingly Sky wouldn’t accept a £50 bet for a 150/1 long shot…]

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All the best for 2018 Bampots!

And just have to add this headline from the esteemed DR, so it must be true;

“Bluenoses out of joint as Rangers pub to be turned into gay sauna’s bar”

Couldn’t possibly comment on the article…but a couple of sentences did jump out as sounding familiar;

“…Annie Millers was one of Glasgow’s most hardcore Rangers haunts and it was a real shock for a lot of fans when it closed last year.
A lot of drinkers were hoping that someone might rescue the pub so it could reopen as it was before. This definitely won’t happen now…


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Guessing it’s quiet as the Bampots have been out watching the footy…or getting dragged around the shops by their better half for the sales ?!

Wife told me last night about the Dembele ‘sale’.
Immediate reaction was that it was nonsense from the SMSM.

There ‘could’ be some truth in it: e.g. an off-the-record tip from either CFC or Dembele’s agent, perhaps to simply instigate a bidding war ?

But, my initial reaction to any big story is to always doubt the SMSM’s veracity: the lamb munchers were exposed a long time ago…and it’s a surprise that the DR in particular is still on sale in hard copy format. 

If he is sold for X millions, how will the SMSM / Level42 spin that as ‘bad news’ for CFC…and bad for Scottish football ?  22

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