Podcast Episode 3 – David Low


Angus1983 says: April 18, 2014 at 11:19 am Danish – I …

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Angus1983 says: April 18, 2014 at 11:19 am
Danish – I also grew up in the East End. The East End of Portsoy. I assume that’s where you meant? 😉

You write more like a Sandender

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Podcast Episode 3 – David Low
Radio Shortbread has been helping the SFA with Tufty McSquirrell today.
We’ve got headline news that the SFA are working on a Scotland V England match.
Not an announcement.
Just working on.
And to make it look like real news they have Pat Nevin and Terry Butcher to give us opinions.
Why are the SFA “leaking” non news to their BBC pals to air big time?
Are there maybe bigger things they are hoping not to be asked about – the kind of stuff Phil McG was tweeting yesterday.
That’s where real journalists would and should be going – especially public service ones.

Scotland needs an honest BBC Shortbread and a totally new SFA

Podcast Episode 3 – David Low
Spiv Stepping Stones towards a clean exit for the inner sanctum

Somers was one..
Wallace was another..
!20 days was the next wheeze..
King making it all complex helps too..

Whatever happens now is the fans fault – they’ll have had their chance to demonstrate their loyalty.

Podcast Episode 3 – David Low
Jobs for the boys although the trough is ever diminishing.
And so many players nobody will know who to blame when it all kicks off.

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Fergus McCann v David Murray
easyJambo 17th August 2020 at 17:37

Interesting appointment as CEO at Hearts as Ann Budge takes a step back, although she remains as chairman.


Andrew McKinlay former Director of Governance and Football Regulation at the SFA


Very interesting indeed.

He will know stuff. 

Maybe a poacher turned gamekeeper gambit?


Fergus McCann v David Murray
Just heard on Radio Scotland that there has been an SFA independent investigation via an internal arbitration process.
Held in secret of course and proper legal too by one of the self declared SFA Laws that aren’t really legal but fair play to our administrators for taking the initiative and saving the season.

Fear not Scottish clubs One and all.

The conclusion on this occasion was that Sandy Bryson as first expert witness declared the Celtic player in question was simply  imperfectly quarantined and therefore innocent as per precedent.

Move along Scottish Government.
Nothing to see here.

We have our own laws and Sandy on standby.



Fergus McCann v David Murray
Aston Villa are surely pleased they don’t play in Scotland or they’d be in the championship and not as unfolded.

Our own blog from April 8th advised a fairer solution before any votes and any mayhem.

This is what is there in our archive, seems so long ago but we would have been in a better place.

Time for Cool Heads and Clear Thinking

The Scottish Football Supporters Association don’t profess to have all the answers and have no vested interests but here we have created a 3 point strategy that we feel will help guide Scottish Football to best ride this crisis and allow the real planning and budgeting at all clubs ahead of whatever is coming our way.

Parameter 1
This is Not a Time for Own Goals.
Covid 19 and the aftermath will cause enough financial hardship and stress to clubs and fans.
This is not a time to pitch clubs vs clubs or fans vs fans. And not a particularly good time to offer a possibility, of a possibility, of a possibility of reorganisation in time for Hearts and others not to get unfairly relegated.

Parameter 2
We Need an Interim Plan Where There Are no Losers

This could be a 1 year’s solution, possibly 2 at most, where every club (and fan) gets a positive post Covid 19 start allowing the best possible financial move into the new season 2020 – 2121 for all.

See our plan starter for ten below (insights and other plans welcome)

Parameter 3
Scottish Football Desperately Needs a Re-launch (But not in a manic rush)
How best should we set up our league structures to help our domestic and international game move into the future?

How do we look at an updated list of McLeish insights and incorporate them?

How do we involve the Scottish Government and the real stakeholders, the fans?

How do we capitalise on our football community for the greater good?

The recent surge of clubs coming into the fairly new pyramid system both in the Highland area but especially in the central and southwest regions is screaming out for a new and fairer framework.

Any long-term solution is likely to be evolutionary rather than revolutionary and grounded but it must be fit for purpose and fair for all from day 1 for all the members.
It has to work and be seen to work top down and bottom up.

Fergus McCann v David Murray
Thanks Wottpi.

Insightful accurate and depressing.

SFM and Scottish Football needs Wottpis, Red Lichties, Easyjambos, Auldheids, Allyjambos, John Clarks, Danish Pastries, Bogsdolloxes, Brenda’s Clocks, Jean Brodies and countless others who care deep down and have shown the desire and ability to elevate the debate above the partizan nonsense that can predominate.

The Last Thing Scottish Football Needs Right Now ..
Self interest to the point of self harm.


John Clark 15th July 2020 at 08:19

Especially, as I believe Lord Clark hinted, there is the suggestion that Article 99  might run counter to the public interest in  so far as to give a private company’s Board the right to deny to the company’s members access to the Courts without that Board’s permission and under threat of unconscionably draconian powers if they do so when the dispute in question might very well be about abuse of process rather than about ‘ a football’ dispute. 

The SFA move yesterday to adopt what can be seen as an unnecessary bullying tactic that may actually not be legal is interesting and will have long term implications.
This kind of “rule” is as incongruous as the existing “football debts first” internal rule.

Everything about the SFA and the SPFL  action though this has been found lacking.

If I was Brora or Kelty I’d be asking the SFA why they were not worthy of legal action against the SPFL.


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