Redistribution of Football Income – The Human Dilemma


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On the SFA and their anti-doping record.
The fact that I am not in the least surprised is depressing.
After the pathetic response to the betting scandal, would anything else have been expected?

The SFA really do the put “FA” into the effective governance of professional football.
Perhaps they should be left to control the amateur game to match their amateur approach (why us?, I hear the fans of amateur micro-diddy clubs asking) and get someone else to oversee the higher echelons?

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Redistribution of Football Income – The Human Dilemma
timomouse 20th September 2015 at 7:22 pm #
‘..On the SFA and their anti-doping record.’

The Cat NR1 20th September 2015 at 7:56 pm #

The SFA really do the put “FA” into the effective governance of professional football.

These two posts sent me, on a very quiet blog night, on a wee search on a wee search into the origins of statutory-based sports drug-testing.

It was an interesting exercise in civic self-education!

UKAD (united Kingdom Anti Doping) company number 6990867 is the agency ( part of the Department for Culture, media and Sport) which is responsible for drug testing in sport.

Under the ‘what we do’ heading on the UKAD webpage there is this statement

“It is integral to the nature of sport itself that spectators and participants of all sports are confident that the competition is clean.”

There’s lots of stuff about the testing of athletes, and banned substances, etc etc.

But there does not seem to be a word about testing whether the very Governance of a sport is clean!

A cheating athlete, a cheating football player, a cheating football club-owner is one thing ( aye, ok, three things!) , but a cheating national football association is an altogether much more serious matter.

Who tests for that?
The SFA is a mini version of FIFA.
In both cases the whole organisation needs to be broken down into small pieces and then put back together with a full understanding of why it exists and what purpose it is supposed to serve.
At the moment both bodies seem to have taken on an identity and behaviour pattern that is alien to their actual purpose.
I had hoped (naively) that Stewart Regan would be the catalyst for reconstruction, but he went native with barely a whimper of independent thought (appalling mixed metaphor-sorry) and even the departure of arch-villain RCO has made no difference.

Who guards the guards, indeed.

Redistribution of Football Income – The Human Dilemma
whisperer 19th September 2015 at 8:32 am #

Regards the glamorous EPL …
This weekend the only fixture that captures the eye is
Chelsea v Arsenal
As for next weekend
Spurs v Man City at a push !!!
It really is shocking that so much money gets thrown at that league !
No love for Liverpool v NCFC tomorrow? 🙁

Redistribution of Football Income – The Human Dilemma
Cluster One says:
September 11, 2015 at 8:52 pm

If DCK is into resurrecting the dead oldco(no laughing at the back)who get’s to keep the newco 3 year history?
Have the terms of Ally McCoist’s severance been made public?
He deserves to have that history as much as anyone. They could throw in the infamous founders painting as well.

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“OF” mentioned twice and some top level liquidation denial thrown in for good measure.

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Any chance of this happening in Scotland?

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I suspect that rather than one of Baldrick’s cunning plans, they will go with the tried and tested Earl Haig’s underpants over the head and pencils up the nostrils. And we all know how that ended up.
It wasn’t the admininistration and liquidation to end all administrations and liquidations though. Deja vu?

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Using EBTs incorrectly in order to reduce your tax was never a “loophole” it was classic tax avoidance.
Tax avoidance is not and never has been perfectly acceptable as some people would have you believe. That is tax management.
Tax avoidance is using a legitimate scheme, incorrectly, for a purpose which was never intended.
Investing in an ISA is tax management.
Using an EBT to receive contractual payments is tax avoidance.
That’s heading into tax evasion territory.

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upthehoopsNovember 25, 2016 at 07:11 “9. …and they all lived happily ever after.” SmugasNovember 25, 2016 at 07:27 “ a cost (to them) of between £1-3 million per annum. And if they can do that without our contribution..” _____________ But fear not! The 4-year-old club will get a bob or two from the friendly with RB Leipzig in January, and, the rumour mill grinds out, a lucrative sponsorship deal from the owners of that 7-year-old club, none other than Red  Possibly even a buy-in!
Would they bring out a special OrangeBull to mark the occasion?
500M potential worldwide customers could generate a huge turnover, and with the club/company/engine room subsidiary getting 1p cashback for every 1,000,000 unit sales of OrangeBull that could solve the funding plan (or is it business plan?) gap almost overnight.
I’m sure Neil Patey would confirm that to be the case.

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