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On Ladbrokes and the completely ridiculous level of criticism levelled at them from the press

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The Cat NR1 October 20, 2015 at 10:43 pm #
‘…… I think that we need to get the SFA house in order before looking at what is going on in the leagues. ..’
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I certainly disagree with that sentiment. Whatever your opinion of the SFA, allowing your opinion on them to colour your opinion on changing things as a whole is backwards and would suggest that what you want is unachievable unless personalities change.

If you want to effect change, then it has to be done within the system, with a consensus and with mass interaction. You, I and everyone on here knows things aren’t perfect but it’s not possible to fix things or, more importantly, change the minds of vested interests by not engaging with the system as it is.

Ripping things up and starting again is an understandably seductive notion, but it is never going to happen. There are clubs who are perfectly happy with the current system as it gets them large supports and gets them access to European revenues and people expend far more energy attempting to combat that than in attempting to convince the multitude of very good people whom work within the SPFL and SFA.

The whole point of this site when it was set up three years ago post-RTC was to provide a forum for fans across all supports to hold authorities to account. Three years later and one has to ask – is holding the entire system to account really achievable?

I would say not.

Is working within the current system to create a broad based consensus to change things little by little possible? Definitely.

Simply to ask people “Give me ten achievable ideas each” will surely yield one that actually ends up being put into practice. That in itself will be as much success as the admirable aims of this site have ever achieved.


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