The Case for a New SFA.

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Big Pink 17th October 2015 at 12:00 am # ========================== I agree …

Comment on The Case for a New SFA. by upthehoops.

Big Pink 17th October 2015 at 12:00 am #

I agree with all you say. SFM can’t be put at risk over this. 

What I am curious about is the court restriction on reporting. There will be many witnesses in this case who are not on trial, but will have a story to tell. If someone from the SFA finally sheds light on agreements made in 2012 why should that be restricted? Many people wish to see closure on how newco was helped by the SFA and to exactly what extent. The SFA are not on trial and surely this information is in the public interest. Speaking hypothetically, if SFA rule bending or breaking is admitted the public have a right to know. 

Perhaps one of our legal contributors can clarify the exent a reporting restriction is likely to reach. 

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Nice to awaken from my slumbers to read the Perth gathering was a success. It’s the only nice thought I have given the quite appalling performance by Celtic last night. 

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Hope the Perth meeting goes well for all who are attending – I’m sure it will. My current work schedule rules it out for me but hopefully I may be able to attend something similar in future if it happens.

I look forward to hearing how it goes.

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joe mccormack says:
Sunday, October 18, 2015 at 22:43
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How is Level 5 managing to keep any questioning of King’s investment strategy out of the media?

My personal take is Level 5 are getting that part for free. Things are rolling along very nicely on the park and there is no willingness to discuss negative topics.surrounding Rangers. The court case brings other possibilities but they will be more than happy to accept the reporting restriction in my view. Getting Rangers to the top league minus any distractions is all the media care about.

The Celtic AGM is in November. Let’s not lose sight of the fact Celtic have called an AGM, having previously submitted fully audited accounts. The media will attend the AGM then for the next couple of days focus on the most negative aspects they can. History proves that to be the case. For me it clearly brings into focus the double standards they operate under. I guarantee if we are sitting in January 2016 and there has been no audited accounts or AGM from Rangers the media will STILL turn a blind eye. Neither will they ask the SFA if it affects their licence to operate (don’t laugh!).

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Wow! I know we are not meant to put much store on the thumbs up or down, but two people have given thumbs down to this post! Who on earth could find fault with a post respecting the dead from the Ibrox disaster?


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CLUSTER ONEJANUARY 1, 2018 at 19:27

“If they move out of Hampden, the SFA are in danger of leaving themselves hostages to Rangers and Celtic,” said Queen’s Park president Alan Hutchison.


I am a Celtic shareholder and if it was up to me (which it is not), I would tell the SFA here and now that Celtic Park is unavailable for any future fixture.  However I know that will not happen, but I doubt there is anything they could do to force Celtic to allow them use of the stadium.  

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ALLYJAMBOJANUARY 1, 2018 at 12:18

I see, too, that PMGB is issuing challenges, in two posts, to the Ibrox based boards to issue denials of what he is telling us.


I see it is alleged £800k is owed to suppliers. In my view unless any of it is due to a financial behemoth such as one of the big six energy suppliers, then we are unlikely to see any winding up requests heading towards court. It simply wouldn’t be worth the risk for any small supplier in Scotland to do that. Having said that I find it remarkable anyone is willing to extend them any sort of credit at all, or are they worried about the bully boys on that score as well?

I’m sure the SFA will want to satisfy themselves all is well though. I am also sure a herd of pink elephants takes off from Glasgow Airport at 20:00hrs tonight with the moon as their destination.

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