It Takes Two to Tangle


GoosyGoosy says: June 27, 2014 at 11:14 pm 18 2 Rate …

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GoosyGoosy says:
June 27, 2014 at 11:14 pm
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… Is the current football club business called TRFC one of the top ten money laundering opportunities in the UK?

I heard a professional talk about this, although the business mentioned was more to the west of Glasgow.

If the point is to make black money white, at what point — and in what form — does it enter the steamie … er … club? Does it arrive by bus or taxi? And where and how does it emerge as clean, useable currency via a football club?

I suppose ultimately owning a club like TRFC would translate any readies into a form of ‘wealth’, but ownership brings responsibility and expenses. Before you know it you might be down on the deal. If the fans don’t keep pouring in the cash, and the SFA and SPFL run out of cash-for-hire events to stage at the stadium, then what?

Makes me wonder if Wallace used his 120 days for one-on-one chats with employees to agree confidential wage cuts by appealing to people’s better nature. He insists that there is no danger of administration and that things are on the up. Have the running costs been drastically reduced already? Or did Charles and the gang include some very small print in contracts viz-a-viz short-notice termination?

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Auldheid says:
July 11, 2014 at 8:32 am
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Danish Pastry

I hate it when that happens. Trouble is docs open for me but not for others. Try this link and let me know if you can open the document. Thanks.

No problem. Opens now. Thanks. Although I will have breakfast before tackling that doc 😆

It Takes Two to Tangle
Phil really talking positively about the efforts of Wallace and Nash.

It Takes Two to Tangle

Did a wee search and it was discussed on the @Auldheid blog, ‘A Question of Trust’, and no doubt many other places.

nowoldandgrumpy says:
February 4, 2013 at 5:48 pm
Maley’s Bhoys ‏@MaleysBhoys
“The FTT(T) Dissenting Opinion” – wrote this some time ago, but not published until now with the appeal from HMRC. …

( does this not throw out completely the argument the EBT’s were in the accounts)?

“The Respondents submit that ‘the auditors had not seen the side letters, otherwise they would have been a matter of specific comment”.

She continues “It would appear, from the evidence heard on Mr Purple’s termination payment, which is narrated in more detail under the section on ‘Termination Payments’ in my findings of fact, that the auditors had been told an untruth on both scores, regarding the waiver of the right, and the loan being unrelated to the contractual payment on transfer. The auditors were also told that the paperwork for Mr Purple was ‘mislaid’, (and therefore was not available for the auditors to inspect). Over the use of the remuneration trust, the auditors seemed to have been treated by the Appellants with the same lack of candour as accorded to HMRC. The auditors did not seem to be privy to any (or much) of the documentation, and had not formed a view on the scheme other than relied on what they had been told by the management.”

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BIG PINKJULY 12, 2016 at 11:21 24 3 Rate This
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Danish Pastry has indeed been absent of late. I will drop him a note to inform him of your plea…
Godmorgen allesammen. 
I’ve been absent without leave. Mostly following events via twitter (where I tweet far too much about issues not relevant or welcome here 13 ). Hopefully, there’ll be a theme park one day, based around these sagas, with various ‘rides’ (not all free, obviously, tee-hee).
Onwards and upwards.
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JOHN CLARKMARCH 16, 2016 at 22:15 69 0 Rate This
Fascinating encounter John. Interesting, too, that he agreed to meet you afterwards. 
Sadly, it appears not only the authorities, but also certain club chairmen have decided to take the path of least resistance. This corruption won’t end well. It’s just a pity not one newspaper will run the story. As mentioned before, it’s like fitba’s All the President’s Men withoot the good MSM media guys. 
Still, I reckon the SFA are worried. And the campaign to promote the liquidation lie and the same-co narrative is costing certain folks a fortune. They’re all on borrowed time and borrowed money. 

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JOHN CLARKMARCH 16, 2016 at 22:15 69 0 Rate This
Morning all? Birdsong and blue skies in North Zealand today. 
John, I posted a response to your meeting with Regan. I was auto-informed it was ‘spam’ and it wiz flushed doon the virtual cludgie 🙂 Don’t have time to re-write again. But, summa summarum – bravo!

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Bravo JC for the interview report. Been following reaction to it. Feels as though genuine movement finally being made to bring issues into the wider public domain. JJ is making a fascinating contribution, too, and quite often echoing sentiments expressed here for the past many years. And his sense of fair play and sporting justice is exemplary. Phil is still adding some deeper insights even though he has a momentous 100th anniversary on his mind, and a piece about that in the works. 

Not posting here much myself, but so many others far more capable do that. Keeping up via twitter, etc. 
Godt nyt år and onwards and upwards in 2016 (somewhat belated).

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jimbo 24th December 2015 at 12:15 am
Happy Christmas Eve everyone on here.
Lovely post jimbo. Brought back memories of gazing into Doig’s Toy Shop on Duke Street in the weeks before Christmas — and the gradual appearence of Christmas trees in folks windaes. Certainly cheered up the black tenements and the dreich 1960s East End in winter. Poverty was a way of life for many of us East Enders, so dreams of Doig’s toys usually remained in the window of Doig’s. Still, selection boxes and annuals were braw, and oranges and thrupney bits in yer stocking wurnae too bad either. In those days you got on with it, Christmas wasn’t hyped up as it is now. I expect children facing poverty today, and who experience a ‘modest’ Christmas, probably feel it more deeply than some of us did because of the slick commercialism promoting a form of celebration not all can afford. 

As an exile with Christmas Day on the 24th in the evening, it seems a long way from Duke Street. But your past never leaves you. I think there’s a wee bairn in aw of us still oan Christmas Eve 🙂

Big thanks to all the excellent contributors to this blog in 2015. All the best you and yours this Christmas and onwards and upwards in the new year when it comes. 
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