Spot the difference?

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Scapaflow says: February 20, 2015 at 1:16 pm As I have commented …

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scapaflow says:
February 20, 2015 at 1:16 pm

As I have commented before, I think it would be a disaster for football across the UK, if the Ashley experiment is allowed to escape from the lab!

28 Days (Notice) Later

I shall fetch my jacket …

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Spot the difference?
upthehoops says:
March 4, 2015 at 7:08 am

The BBC needs to get its act together. It has a duty to be factually correct, and not to allow itself to be used as a PR organ for a particular faction, which it appears has happened in this case.

Completely agree.

On another note, I am confused as to what criteria BBC Scotland used tonight when selecting footage for the the share suspension story, in particular why film of the crowd making nazi salutes was chosen.


Spot the difference?
StevieBC says:
February 25, 2015 at 8:20 pm

I think even top players are typically limited to a 5 year contract, so up to 2020.
So, there should be time to adapt contracts to accommodate the WC in Qatar and to deal with any ramifications to the domestic league players’ remuneration.

Very good point, I hadn’t considered that. Let’s hope the parasites (agents) do not hinder that.

But are we missing something here ?

You would think FIFA would try to at least ‘consider’ leagues’ arguments, [and then dismiss them further down the line of course.]
But FIFA seems to be deliberately antagonistic, [and running out of time].

Does FIFA want to create so much fuss that Qatar loses the WC ?
i.e. FIFA did everything it could, but some of the top national leagues simply refused to comply ?
i.e. it wisnae oor fault ?!

There must some logic behind this latest Blatter PR mess…?

Perhaps they are going with the “you have (had) plenty of time” line. It’s easy to speculate on the prospect of the WC being moved and various backhanders being exposed as a threat but maybe it’s simply the complete lack of consideration of the implications on FIFA’s part (see original summer schedule).


Spot the difference?
StevieBC says:
February 25, 2015 at 9:40 pm

And the third highest selling Sunday paper is ‘The Sunday Post’ at 144K !

Even as a kid, apart from Oor Willie and The Broons, I couldn’t be bothered reading the ‘stories’.

They usually started with; “Wee Jeanie down the road…”, and invariably each article finished with an exclamation mark !

Has my memory been unkind to The Post: is it still mince ?

You’re summary of the stories made me laugh.

Sadly (?) my parents still receive their weekly copy so I have had the misfortune of having had nothing else to read.

If anything it has got worse.

I am reminded of a sketch from Scotch and Wry where Rikki Fulton walks into the newsagents and asks for a variety of top shelf material, brazen as you like, then whispers in an embarrassed tone “and the Sunday Post”.


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