THAT Debate, and the Beauty of Hindsight

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If not already mentioned. According to an infamous TRFC forum, Keef …

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If not already mentioned.

According to an infamous TRFC forum, Keef was told he was no longer welcome at Ibrox or Murray Park – last Friday.

Interesting if true…  222222

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THAT Debate, and the Beauty of Hindsight
Someone else is now celebrating ‘6iar’ then ?!

Keef has retained his ‘Sports Journalist of the Year Award’ for an incredible 6th time.

He’s rubbish at his sports job, but he must be bl00dy brilliant at giving…something I couldn’t possibly mention here!

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[Does Keef collect his Awards from a ‘Lucky Bag’ ? I think we should be told. That’s one for the more mature Bampots.]

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THAT Debate, and the Beauty of Hindsight
Still nothing on the SFA website about fans’ incidents over the last 2 weekends; 

– fans, [who have pled guilty to], accosting a player on the field, and another making racist gestures
– dodgy singing
– pitch invasion

However, the SFA website does manage to include details of the upcoming England match.

“William Hill Stand – £60 adult/£20 junior*
East Stand – £45 adult/£15 junior*
* under-16s
All transactions are subject to postage + £3 booking fee”

So a family of 4 might have to fork out c. £160 + £12 = £172
Add in pies, Bovril, programme…a conservative £200 ?

To watch the latest disappointing Scotland team, [and typically including several players I just don’t recognise] ?

…and to contribute to the overblown salaries of blatantly corrupt blazers at Hampden ?!


THAT Debate, and the Beauty of Hindsight
Just a general observation, about life in general. 

I am thinking that a duped person can actually be the ‘duper’ ?

And that mibbees, sometimes, the wrong person can appear in a dock?

Generally speaking.

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Moving On Time?
Cluster One 22nd December 2020 at 23:01

SPFL toast new sponsor as Glen’s Vodka backs Scottish football until 2023 SPFL chief executive Neil Doncaster hailed the partnership…

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I see there is some mild criticism reported in the SMSM, but Doncaster, IMO, is confirming he is tone deaf with his comments.

The game has been screaming out for Gov't. – i.e. taxpayers' – financial support due to covid, yet it continues to simply blank the opinions of its customer base / taxpayers.

I'd guess the majority (?) of fans are uncomfortable with the national team – and our clubs – being strongly associated with booze, gambling, fast food, junk food, etc.

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Moving On Time?
Extract from the BBC:

shirley, Blatter wasn't planning on a return to football next year…?!

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"Fifa has lodged a criminal complaint against former president Sepp Blatter over the finances of a museum in Zurich, Switzerland.

The complaint relates to the involvement of Blatter and other former officials in the Fifa museum project.

It is the latest allegation of financial impropriety against Blatter, who resigned from his post as president in 2015 amid a corruption scandal.

The 84-year-old has always denied any wrongdoing.

Blatter is currently serving a six-year ban from all forms of football."

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/55410695

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Moving On Time?
Jingso.Jimsie 22nd December 2020 at 11:28

It was a terrible advert for Scottish football: a poor game which lacked any consistency of quality play from either team, poorly refereed…

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I suppose 'beauty lies in the eye of the beholder', but I thought it was a great advert for Scottish football – especially for the neutrals.

Totally agree that technically, the footy on show wasn't the best – and neither was the match officiating.

But: 6 goals, a bit of argy bargy, controversial refereeing, individual mistakes, suspect goalkeeping – plus the drama of a penalty shoot out to make history, or not.

Too many times I have watched the technically gifted EPL 'big games' where the footy on offer was high quality… but boring as hell.

At least the Scottish Cup Final wasn't a typical, dour and overly defensive 1-0 game?

 


Moving On Time?
As this is the Scottish Football Monitor,

well done to the Buddies for their epic, totally unexpected Cup win last night.

Likewise, it's good for the game that Ross County also progressed in the cup with their own big win.

At least one piece of silverware will be leaving Glasgow this season – which is no bad thing at all, IMO.


Moving On Time?
J.J agreed: and who knows the full impact of covid on transfer fees – and the duration of any depressed transfer market.

I didn't read the full RIFC Annual Report or the full AGM notes, so may have missed it, but;

It makes sense for Robertson to state that a couple of players need selling each year: seems to have worked OK for CFC in recent years.

But, for a cash strapped club in the middle of a pandemic with few, young sellable stars in the squad – you'd think Robertson would be shouting loud about cost cutting…

except TRFC is desperate to stop 10IAR.

TRFC should be focused on short-term cost-cutting measures to counter the immediate Going Concern risks.

To state the bleedin' obvious.  indecision

Choosing to focus on winning the SPL title rather than focusing on survival is RIFC's choice to make.

…as our incompetent SFA blazers look on gormlessly… again.

If Robertson had an improved governance body as he claims to want, then the SFA would be asking searching questions of TRFC long before now.

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