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TBKMay 13, 2016 at 16:30 PPS…… it is worth noted much …

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TBKMay 13, 2016 at 16:30
PPS…… it is worth noted much of the info held by The Resolutioners and TOG is still under wraps. Hence the probing from some circles to establish what is and what isn’t known. The information I have seen is damning. The silence from the SFA is not unexpected given what is known…….

TBK, I’ve just contacted CQN about donating to the Resolution 12 advert mentioned by Henr1k above, does your information suggest to you that I might be as well to hold onto my money? 22

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PAU1MART1NJUNE 8, 2016 at 15:38 
Relaunch as the vanguardy yin ???

I’m sure that when the original proprietors of that newspaper chose the name ‘The Guardian’ they were not indicating that they would be guarding the interests of the ‘establishment’, rather that they would be the guardians of, and endeavouring to ensure, the honesty and integrity of those in power!

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Corrupt officialJune 8, 2016 at 13:18 
The Guardian have cancelled the Res 12 advert in rather mysterious circumstances. 



What can I say? Many years ago my distrust of the British media was born and I stopped reading newspapers, even those I found lying around, but now they have reached a new low. There can be little doubt that the Guardian is bowing to pressure from God knows where, and I shudder to think just what power must lie with people who would stoop so low as to prevent a football story reaching a wider audience. It’s only a bloody game! This is becoming ever more sinister.

I don’t like the Masons, but I haven’t bought into the feeling amongst many ‘Rangers Scandal’ commentators that there is a massive ‘Masonic plot’ afoot, but there can be little doubt that ‘Rangers Men’ hold great sway in that secretive organisation, and that members of it infest the British media (with similar secret organisations doing similar in countries elsewhere)!

But in an industry that is virtually on it’s knees, that someone should decide to pull an already paid for advert, beggars belief, and indicates more than just the odd bear reporter with influence pulling the strings.

Far from weakening our beliefs about Scottish football, this just serves to bear them out, and take it even further into the realms of the ‘establishment’!

Anyone who isn’t disgusted by this latest turn of events must buy into everything that the Kings and Murrays of this world want us to!

I’m pretty certain there will be a few less copies of the Guardian sold as a result of this!

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Interesting post from John James. He appears to have done some research of the kind alien to the SMSM, and has come up with some interesting stuff on Ashley’s ‘climb down’ and ‘humiliation’.

Justin Barnes, Ashley’s new boy on the RR board, is a registered trade mark lawyer, so one might think more of a strengthening of SD/MA’s position than any sort of ‘humiliation’. Barnes, apparently, was responsible for setting up the contract, so probably knows a lot more than anyone at Ibrox about it’s structure. If Barnes doesn’t know of any loopholes, with his first hand knowledge and obvious expertise, I wonder how much it must have cost TRFC if they have engaged a leading expert in the field able to outsmart this man! Warbo’s bonus maybe?

I continue to have the feeling that this may well be King’s last huzzah, throwing everything but the kitchen sink at gaining control of the merchandising and, if successful, making enough in instant sales to pay off the legal costs with enough left to see them through the season. If it fails, well it won’t be his fault if the club goes under…

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StevieBC 8th May 2020 at 12:54

I think your point was addressed in page 2 of the SPFL letter, Stevie, (sorry, can't copy and paste it) in the paragraph that begins, 'Several of us have also been asked…' where it ends by saying that they can't comment until after the EGM, which I think would naturally be the case.

Can I say that the SPFL board do not seem to have missed TRFC, and in particular Stewart Robertson, and hit the wall. It is also clear from the paragraph I refer to that some of the clubs, at least, share our view that TRFC's actions are/were 'bringing the game into disrepute'. There appears to be genuine anger within the ranks of the SPFL, though it looks like Robertson has been set up to be the sacrificial lamb (or lump under the carpet) and may be used to deflect the full repercussions from the club he was acting on behalf of. 

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incredibleadamspark 8th May 2020 at 11:49 Allyjambo, all that’s a possible for sure but I just feel that for some fans it doesn’t matter if you wear the green and grey hoops or an orange away top you will fit your views around certain events in Scottish football to suit predetermined opinions/conspiracies. Scottish football is facing an uncertain future, as is our society, and the way Rangers have went about things has been an absolute embarrassment. I just can not see what they are hoping to achieve. Stay safe.


I agree that many/most supporters of all clubs (even ones who conflate grey with white) form their opinions around whatever suits their argument, it is more or less the same in every aspect of life, but as you say, TRFC's vindictive attempt at achieving goodness knows what is an absolute embarrassment, especially to thinking bears; and Celtic, whether through integrity or just having smarter people at the top, are extremely unlikely to ever make such a pig's ear of trying to 'encourage' others to facilitate their required outcome.

Hope you stay safe, too.

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incredibleadamspark 8th May 2020 at 10:38

While Celtic may well have done their level best to ensure TRFC were not handed the league title I very much doubt they'd have come up with the amateurish 'dossier' type 'evidence' that TRFC have produced. For one thing, they wouldn't have had to try too hard to come up with some sort of leverage, such as Resolution12, or even threaten, privately, to raise the good old secret 5 Way Agreement. 

I'm pretty certain that Celtic could, if they so wished, end the Great Lie and finish off, not only TRFC, but also all those who aided and abetted them while involved in the game's governance in 2012 and for some time before and after. They could also just threaten to raise Financial Fair Play with UEFA showing how TRFC signed players they couldn't afford (even after they'd posted such disastrous, touch and go UEFA compliant, Accounts) that enabled them to go so far in the UEFA Cup.

It certainly appears that Celtic have little to fear from TRFC's vindictiveness in terms of honesty and rule breaking, while the opposite is true the other way round, which is why they, TRFC, have had to go after their erstwhile friends at Hampden.

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Is there any posters on here that think TRFC's long awaited 'Dossier' was worth the wait, or does everyone agree that every doubt expressed as to the likelihood of it containing any 'smoking gun' evidence was right on the money?

I've not read it, and never will, but every critique I've read so far makes it clear that no one has found anything in it that should worry the two named SPFL board members, or anyone else involved (other than Stewart Robertson, TRFC's own man) and that it's nothing more than, at best, a list of questions to be answered, if anyone has the time.

Most notably, the distinct lack of any suggestion of 'bullying', far and away the most serious of the 'leaked' allegations, appears to be missing.

I have to say, though, that in my distrust of the game's governors I am a tad disappointed in it's patheticness*, as a can of worms once opened is very difficult to close, allowing more worms out that may at first have been sought. Anyone else feel the same way?

*Not an actual word, maybe, but then TRFC are not actually the club they claim to be either, so it's alright, see!

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Tweet from Graham Spiers

"Key part of Rangers’ accusatory statement of April 11: “bullying”. That is a very serious allegation about #SPFL governance. I’m wading through this RFC “dossier” trying to find evidence of “bullying” but haven’t found it yet. But give it time."

I'm sure page 200 will provide the smoking gun and it will take some time for all who have the dossier to reach mail

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