Podcast Episode 3 – David Low


Good afternoon all o/ Am I reading this correctly? “The club recognises …

Comment on Podcast Episode 3 – David Low by LurkPak.

Good afternoon all o/

Am I reading this correctly?

“The club recognises that this will inconvenience a significant number of supporters, however in the board’s opinion, the demands placed upon the club by the merchant acquirer are not in the best interests of Rangers.”

So….. do Rangers expect the ‘Merchant Acquirer’ to provide demands which would be in Rangers best interests? Surely they would (and have) requested demands which are in their own best interests, as one would expect from an impartial business looking after its shareholders?

Have I missed something here?

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Podcast Episode 3 – David Low
After reading Kings comments in The Herald I thought I’d check the Sevco site for an idea of how the fans feels about it. At this time I could not see any threads referencing his statement.

Instead I spotted a thread titled “Dragonslayers Required – Apply within”. I did not even get a third of the way through the OP’s post as it reads like yet another denial of any wrongdoing by TCFKAR (The Club Formerly Known As Rangers) and points fingers yet again. The OP and others are utterly convinced they will be vindicated once the ‘truth’ is known and we should all be held accountable for our scandalous lies.

It’s hard to believe people can be that utterly deluded.

Personally I believe Rangers (1872 NIL) are innocent like OJ Simpson was innocent, and I’m probably doing OJ a disservice with that comment as they are guiltier than a greedy dog.

Podcast Episode 3 – David Low
I’m not sure how much Sevco are charging for their season tickets for next season or what the correct value of their recent sponsorship deal was but could the ‘less than £3.5M’ be made up of:-

£700k sponsors
£800k (Assuming 2k season tickets sold at £400)
£1.5M (Loan)

Just guessing as I think Wallace has to have been telling the truth at the moment the question was asked. He couldn’t possibly lie so blatantly in a live press conference regarding the future of the business, could he?

Podcast Episode 3 – David Low
Sigh. Watched the Wallace interview.

I don’t know where to start. I’ll stick to my favorite key words and phrases.

Respect and Understanding
After the Club came out of administration (excellent journalism SMSM)
We have to make people redundant but we’ll give Ally more money to waste for sure.

Rangers (of whichever guise) – Pointing the finger for 140 years.

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Redistribution of Football Income – The Human Dilemma
So gutted. Losing to Malmo. Utter disgrace. Very unlikely to even watch future Celtic matches never mind attend. If our ‘top club’ are losing to that then it’s time to quit and play bowls. No effort until The Rangers are back in the league as I’ve always suspected. The Rangers might define Lawwell, they certainly don’t define me and never will.

Spot the difference?
As if the shame of seeing/hearing TRFC fans chanting racist, sectarian abuse in their droves for all to witness (a small minority of almost their ENTIRE away support), the SPFL heaps further shame on all of us by effectively permitting their continued disgraceful behavior.

THIS is the real Armageddon of Scottish football. If severe action is not taken against the club/company/entity these ‘fans’ belong to, then that’s it for me and many more with Scottish football I’m afraid.

No trust, no integrity, no ethics, no morals and no inclination to raise a finger against the blight of our game.

Game over man, game over!

A spectre is haunting Scottish Football
I’m not sure if I can say or ask this, but….

With the recent news that a current investor in TRFC was in the company of the 5th and yet to be detained individual back in 2011, would that raise alarm bells for anyone?

On a different note entirely, here’s a dream…

The top 4 in the championship join the SPFL to make our league more varied and allow some of our smaller teams to grow. (Thank you Hamilton and Inverness for showing the bigger boys how it can be done)

All clubs and the SFA agree a deal with a Turf manufacturer/producer to enable all SPFL clubs to maintain a high level playing surface. (Is this mad? I think fans could be taught to help with some of the work and surely every team would like a nice pitch)

Could advertising space be sold to have billboards etc erected at many of the stadia to block out the views of Mrs Johnson’s living room and the like? Perhaps extra sites for cameras to be mounted could also be added to increase the quality of coverage produced.

Clubs work with each other and travel companies to provide discounts for travel, perhaps a set discount for season ticket holders and away fans benefit from retention of ticket stubs? (Away fans should probably also get a discount, perhaps scaling with the number of away ticket stubs they keep each year, when buying season tickets if they don’t already)

Assistance from government to grant tax breaks to young players in Scotland, perhaps allowing some clubs to pay a smidgen more to hold onto talent another year or two or even attracting young players to Scotland’s top flight rather than England’s second or third. (ha-ha, I really am dreaming here right?)

Whilst I am dreaming, if we could have all of the above right now AND a small group of like minded businessmen to invest in a half dozen of our clubs at the same time. We don’t need sugar daddy mentalists, just solid folk to offer some support to teams who really deserve it. Motherwell spring to mind, possibly because I felt a little sorry for McCall recently. It can’t be easy to finish high in the league several times and still lose your better players every season for buttons.

So, not asking a lot am I? 😛

Harper Macleod and LNS
Blu (sorry i missed your post earlier)

I agree, it’s the buzz at matches fans miss, not the club or the team they are playing. A buzz we used to have for games against Aberdeen, Hearts, Dundee United.


Scientific is being generous! 😀

As with Blu, you point out that it’s the atmosphere that is wanted, not the club.

Everyone misses that kind of buzz and it’s part of why Champions League games are so loved, the atmosphere is unlike anything felt during any league match in a long long time.

Maybe it’s a kind of cognitive dissonance, nobody wants to play them, but that won’t stop many from enjoying it nonetheless.

Consider also the part the media will play in stoking tensions prior to any match between the two sides. Love them or Loathe them, they contribute to the atmosphere of these matches in no small measure and if even half of the column inches given over to this purpose were used to promote other teams and games then perhaps interest in our league would not have dwindled to current levels.

(I’m chatting to a bunch of folk via other online channels at the moment so apologies for taking so long to post this!)

Harper Macleod and LNS

I don’t mind the political inference at all, this site is an education every day as far as I’m concerned. It’s all food for thought. 🙂


I’m not 100% certain, but I think the uptake will be very good for any game between the 2 teams, though many have specifically stated they will not go to Ibrox as they do not want any of their money going into that place so perhaps fewer will attend a match there.

Even though I don’t believe many fans want to play them, I’ve no doubt they will turn up to support Celtic as that’s what fans do. Many will see not turning up at Celtic park as depriving the team of support against what has become in many ways an enemy of the sport itself, both the club and it’s appalling manager. Many will also go to the game for the simple joy of singing zombie songs, which is sad but true. I suspect some also of dreaming of drubbing McCoists team very badly, something many would enjoy regardless of what team he manages.

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