Podcast Episode 3 – David Low


Smugas says: April 25, 2014 at 3:27 pm Sorry for the confusion. I …

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Smugas says:
April 25, 2014 at 3:27 pm

Sorry for the confusion.
I wouldn’t trust a word I say but is it not the case that when you go into admin the administrator can let folk go on the basis there is no money in the pot. Like Hearts you get rid of the high earners first, keep the youngsters and a lowly paid manager but boot out some of the backroom staff.
Now you need a manager but at Sevco it doesn’t need to be McCoist, Durrant etc
The administrator could keep someone like Durie who is doing a good job with the youngsters and tell the rest (along with high earners like McCulloch etc) to sling their hooks.

TUPE only applied last time round because the ‘assets’ were taken over and the contracts of those who wanted to transfer to Sevco were honoured by the newco.
The Duff and Duff version of being administrators of a failing football club was not the norm!!

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Emergency board meeting tonight?
Oh dear…

Podcast Episode 3 – David Low
I note that we are having another deja vu moment.

The DK plans states that in relation to the pledges for season ticket monies

“Payment will be taken on or after 15th July 2014 only in the event a security is granted. You will be given 3 days’ notice of any payment to be taken. If the security has not been granted by 8th August 2014 then all instructions will be cancelled and it will be up to you to decide how to proceed with purchase of tickets.”

The Challenge Cup now under SPFL control will commence on 26/27 July
The SPFL season will start on 9/10 August.

Therefore the rest of Scottish Football is again on tenterhooks waiting to see what happens.
Therefore we can have the scenario similar to last year where a team could play in the Challenge Cup but nobody is actually sure if they will be able to compete in the league.

Both the Sevco board and DK could have their heads knocked together if the SPFL supported by the SFA told them they needed proof positive from the member club that it was going to be in a fit state to compete in and complete all fixture in the coming season sometime before the first Challenge Cup game.

If proof was not given then membership suspended for a year and go ahead with byes in the cups and free weeks for opponents in the Championship. Simples!!

Podcast Episode 3 – David Low
loamfeet says:
May 5, 2014 at 2:43 pm
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Placing importance on appearance and conduct is not necessarily a bad thing in and of itself, but it does seem to make Rangers as a social group resistant to change and to new ideas.


As discussed the other day, attention to detail such as how people are turned out is IMHO good practice as once the standards are set and known then when simply followed by all the bigger issues can fall into place.
The other thing is that taking a pride in one’s appearance, especially when hard up, shows a degree of class and dignity. I am guessing that Struth’s intentions would have been to paint his club and his footballers in a good light especially as others in high places in those days may have looked down on the sport.

The problem is of course that at some point the Struth ideals possibly became twisted to represent arrogance and entitlement.

As the man said himself

“inevitably we shall have our years of failure, and when they arrive, we must reveal tolerance and sanity. No matter the days of anxiety that come our way, we shall emerge stronger because of the trials to be overcome. That has been the philosophy of the Rangers since the days of the gallant pioneers.”

Tolerance, sanity and a bit of good old fashioned hard work is what is required down Govan way if they are to emerge from the position they find themselves in.

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HOMUNCULUSDECEMBER 28, 2017 at 13:48

Indeed. And that was my other thought.
Even if Mark Allen does a good job T”Rangers wouldn’t see any cash for any upcoming talent (internal or bought in)  for a god number of years.
To date a good few lads showing talent have been allowed to leave to keep the lights on.
At present the only prospect they have is McRorie who I think has stepped up and performed well when asked.He certainly has confidence and could develop into a decent centre back playing with the likes of Souttar for Scotland.

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I am sure the thought will have crossed other’s minds but will say it anyway.
Celtics ‘free money’ from the VVD  transfer is more than T’Rangers stated  loan requirements to keep the lights on for the next year or two.
Thats the size of the gap between Celtic and the rest of us.

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DECEMBER 22, 2017 at 12:56

Lets just call it 14 February for old times sake and serendipity. 21

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Statement O’clock but on another matter.

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EASYJAMBODECEMBER 22, 2017 at 10:33

Thought that may be the case but was wondering if someone would be trying to get ahead of the game.

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