Their Master’s Voice

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I’ve often wondered about the claims that the MSM print …

Comment on Their Master’s Voice by AllyJambo.

I’ve often wondered about the claims that the MSM print negative or disruptive stories about opponents of Rangers, or TRFC, in the run up to matches, and whether or not it has the desired effect. Well, there’s the proof, straight from the horses mouth. On Friday, one time pundit and now esteemed football manager, Ally McCoist, derides his current, registered, squad by saying they weren’t as good as his new, unregistered, players and he doubted (or seemed to) doubt their ability to beat a team of part-time players. Part-time players, who, I suspect, were more or less the same squad of players Forfar didn’t win anything with last season.

Then this morning, former CEO, and football expert – only in his mind, Charles Green, derides the manager and his playing squad.

I wonder whose statement upset the players most! The manager who picks the team, with, apparently, 8 others he’d play ahead of them; or ‘consultant’ Charles Green, who, if he has his way, will dump the 8 and leave the incumbents in a more secure position.

Yes, Ally, Charles Green upset you, but what do you think you did for the morale of the players you had to pick from today? Have you learned anything today? Or will you continue to get your excuses in early?

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Craig Whyte is great, buy season tickets…
Charles Green is great, buy season tickets…
Absolutely, Ally, absoForfarutely!


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If Charles is really back to tighten Ally’s belt (now there’s a challenge) and perhaps to ensure some, or all, of the unregistered trialists remain unregistered, I wonder how TRFC will manage with a depleted multimillion pound squad, as opposed to an un-depleted multimillion pound squad. I wonder, too, if any club has ever won the 3rd tier of any league in the world having lost so much talent at the very start of the season, surely that would be yet another world record!

Just a (naughty) thought, how nice would it be if their replacement, state of the art, superbus broke down on the way home? And the only mechanic they could find turned up wearing a Celtic top and eating a bridie! Now wouldn’t Ally be jealous 🙂


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Sorry, just picked myself up off the floor, I though someone said Forfar 2, The Rangers 1. They did? Are you sure?
Of course it’s true, Super Ally Petlerengo predicted it last night. That man really does have a football brain, or is it just a football for a brain? 🙂


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Les Says It is Time to Ask The Audience?
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. 


Les Says It is Time to Ask The Audience?
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.

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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.


Les Says It is Time to Ask The Audience?
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.


Les Says It is Time to Ask The Audience?
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!


Les Says It is Time to Ask The Audience?
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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