Podcast Episode 3 – David Low


Andygraham.66 says: May 4, 2014 at 12:00 pm The Sunderland unregistered player …

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andygraham.66 says:

May 4, 2014 at 12:00 pm

The Sunderland unregistered player issue has resurfaced as the teams affected are starting to drop out the gravy train League


The interesting thing for me was watching 2 pundits on national TV discussing the matter this morning, the main points being argued were not the rules, both agreed they were at best “wishy, washy” but they were the rules.

No, the main point was transparency, if all teams agreed to a set of rules at the start of the season and the rules were applied then there should be no complaint. More importantly, if the rules were applied correctly then the EPL have no fears in disclosing how they treated Sunderland.

More pleasing for me was that the pundits could discuss it on TV without fear or favour, openly questioning roles played by The EPL and EFA. We don’t see enough of that in Scotland.

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Podcast Episode 3 – David Low
No1 Bob says:

May 5, 2014 at 12:07 pm

I would like to wish Imran Amhad every success tomorrow when he is in court to protect his rights under his employment contract.


I would prefer the opposite outcome, I hope he leaves the court with his tail firmly wedged between his legs.

I dislike Rangers for many things but I hate these guys even more!

Podcast Episode 3 – David Low
RyanGosling says:

May 4, 2014 at 8:02 pm


Bringing a player like Miller is not too bad an idea, young players need experienced pros alongside, especially ones that are not afraid to take the ball during times of pressure. He fits the bill.

The problem is not the player or his age, it’s how much he is paid that is relevant. If Rangers offer him a low salary or pay as you play contract to see out his playing days and he accepts, then I would see that as a great piece of business.

Podcast Episode 3 – David Low
Bill1903 says:

May 4, 2014 at 6:17 pm

I noticed there has been a couple of mentions of the regular poster angus1983.

Sadly Iโ€™ve been told heโ€™s been banned or had posting restrictions applied ๐Ÿ˜•


To be fair, he was given plenty of warnings about supporting Aberdeen, no good can ever come from that ๐Ÿ˜†

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To Comply or not to Comply ?
jimboMay 30, 2018 at 13:34
Let me word this better so it makes sense!
In my heart of hearts I think it is a new club.

Jimbo, that is just Whataboutary, why bring Hearts into it? They reached an agreement with creditors and exited Administration, with history intact!  09

Time for Scots Government to Take Bull by the Horns
With last night’s result and news that The Rangers are paying out more more on another new signing today, we have to question the finances over at Ibrox.

Let us be clear here, last night’s result could happen to any of our teams competing in European competition this or the next years, In fact, we have seen this many times just over the last years. All this crap about being beaten by a ‘bunch of nobodies’ or a ‘team no better than my local pub team’, any team can beat any team on any given day, that is, or at least, that should be football and sport in general. I am always nervous when going into Europe and I will be the same next week, no matter the team, stick 10 men behind the ball and wait for a freak breakaway in the second half of the game is a tactic (quite rightly) used by smaller teams since the invention of the sport.

The real problem in my opinion is that some teams are spending based on future earnings that are not guaranteed. It is ok to speculate based on your attendance figures, based on sponsorship and other incomes that also fluctuate but are at least pretty predictable over a season, we should not however, budget based on qualifying for a specific tournament. When they do not qualify for that tournament, it create issues that can lead to the club finding other ways to cover that shortfall, and in some cases, adopting practices that would be deemed as unfair. This is exaggerated when competing in Europe as the sums involved are pretty substantial.

This is not new, David Murray did it, Craig White did it (even trying to buy someone while in Admin), Charles Green did it, and now the current crop of custodians of the Ibrox club are doing it.

We have rules that govern the sport, they are there to ensure both teams play only with 11 players each, that only the goalie is allowed to touch the ball with hands, to ensure that only players who are eligible to play for that team are on the team-sheet for that specific game, to ensure that players or teams are not disadvantaged by persistent or aggressive fouling or when the ball goes out of play that the game is stopped.

These are basic, universal rules invented to ensure fair play on the pitch, every organization plays by these rules, even if some have different perceptions of what is meant by aggressive.

However, some go further, some organizations adopt strict rules to ensure the clubs and leagues are financially sound, that no individual team can do what they want to buy success, legally or illegally.

So the real question is: Why are Scottish clubs (via The SFA) resisting this?

THAT Debate, and the Beauty of Hindsight
upthehoopsApril 3, 2017 at 07:25

Take the blinkers off UTH, it was not a post about politics. It was an attempt at humour because the headline has the term ‘GERS’, nothing to do with The Rangers but is very relevant taken in the context of this whole charade.
I never even read the story, I just saw the headline on ‘Newsnow’ and thought “Wow, a game changer”, until I saw what it was really about.
For record, I saved the screenshot as a picture so there would be no automatic link to the political story.

THAT Debate, and the Beauty of Hindsight
We have all been waiting for this acknowledgement for years….. The best ones are usually the ones that you cannot make up 10

History, Neighbours and Made Up News
September 30, 2016 at 17:28
Looks like DJ is on message: extracted from his ‘ESJ’ column today, with my highlighting;
“…The fans have stuck by the manager and the team through bad runs before and they have enjoyed most of the football that has been on show in the last couple of years. But that goodwill only lasts so long and they need victories now.
I do think it is a must win on Saturday, not just for Mark
Ironically, this comes only days after the same man told everyone on air that Chris Sutton was ridiculous to state that Mark Warburton must win the next two games or his jacket is on a shoogly peg. It’s hard to defend the guy sometimes, as likeable as he might be….

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