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John James · Jan 21

Tall Tales of Ten

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John James · Jan 21
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Fleming’s Bigot All-Stars

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John James · Jan 19
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Pencil, Paper & Bias

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John James · Jan 17
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Fake News

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John James · Jan 16
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The January Window

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John James · Jan 15
John James · Jan 11

Get Fleming

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John James · Jan 11
John James · Jan 9

Foul, Foul, Foul

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John James · Jan 9
John James · Jan 7

King Goes All-In

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John James · Jan 7
John James · Jan 6

Reset, Split, Repeat

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John James · Jan 6
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Defoe, Duds & Deadbeats

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John James · Jan 4
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Ian Maxwell’s In Tray

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John James · Jan 3
John James · Dec 31, 2018

The January Appeal

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John James · Dec 31, 2018
John James · Dec 30, 2018

Throwing In The Towel At Ibrox

I had the pleasure of watching yesterday’s game with Left Side Red who embodies everything one would hope to encounter in a Scottish football supporter.

John James · Dec 30, 2018
John James · Dec 28, 2018

The Nasty Fix Is In

Beaton, Ross, Roome, Madden. Which one of these four should most worry the 750 Celtic supporters who have been instructed to park in a cordoned-off area no later than 11.a.m.

John James · Dec 28, 2018
John James · Dec 27, 2018

The Treble Treble is On – Collum is Off

In a previous post, A UEFA Hangover, I wrote: ‘Hibernian away on Wednesday and at home one week later on the 26th, are difficult to call.

John James · Dec 27, 2018
John James · Dec 26, 2018

The Boxing Day Hunt at Ibrox

McCoist, McDowall, McCall, Murty, Nicholl, Warburton, Caixinha, Gerrrard.

John James · Dec 26, 2018
John James · Dec 23, 2018

Carry On Up The Chalfonts

Dear JJ, How are you my old mucker? Lady Bear, who sends her love, mentioned something about ‘Man Flu.’ Pull yourself together old boy.

John James · Dec 23, 2018
John James · Dec 21, 2018

Weaponising Paedophilia

Alex Thomson, who wrote an introduction to Phil Macgiollabhain’s compendium of other people’s work, has long been reviled by the blue horde for calling the cheating at former club Rangers for what it was viz the biggest scandal in British football history...

John James · Dec 21, 2018
John James · Dec 19, 2018

The Gauteng Grifter’s Delicious Twist?

As a preface to this piece the following excerpt from a paper by a professor of corporate law at Oxford University is apposite: No doubt, the Panel returned pretty satisfied from its legal outing to Edinburgh.

John James · Dec 19, 2018
John James · Dec 18, 2018

Racial Abuse at Rangers Lite

Anti Irish racism is so commonplace at Rangers Lite that rather than confront the issue broadcasters work around it...

John James · Dec 18, 2018
John James · Dec 17, 2018

A Tactical Debacle

As one approaches the end of an interesting year I have engaged in some housekeeping.

John James · Dec 17, 2018
John James · Dec 16, 2018

Sweating The Gerrard Brand

As I write Celtic are second, Rangers Lite are third and Aberdeen have climbed to fourth.

John James · Dec 16, 2018
John James · Dec 14, 2018

A UEFA Hangover

On Sunday, in UEFA Prospects, I wrote “I contend that Gerrard’s charges will not achieve the win which would guarantee a last 32 place.

John James · Dec 14, 2018
John James · Dec 12, 2018

Pundits, Apologists & Charlatans

I had the misfortune of listening to a podcast of Kenny McIntyre’s show on Radio EBT.

John James · Dec 12, 2018
John James · Dec 10, 2018

DCI Robertson’s Tommy Cooper Show

In last week’s exclusive I revealed how Iain Davidson of Police Scotland planned to extricate his globetrotting DCI, Jim Robertson, and his pert assistant Jackie O’Neil, from giving evidence at Glasgow Sheriff Court on Thursday 6th December...

John James · Dec 10, 2018
John James · Dec 9, 2018

UEFA Prospects

There is a gulf in class apropos the Austrian opponents that will line up against Celtic and ‘Rangers’ on Thursday.

John James · Dec 9, 2018
John James · Dec 6, 2018

Taking The Establishment To Task

Glasgow Sheriff Court Thursday 6 December 2018 Data Published at 17:42 on Wednesday 5 December 2018 Civil – Ordinary Actions Hearing Sheriff Unallocated Case Title David Grier v Philip Gormley QPM, Chief Constable, Police Scotland The current Chief Constable of Police Scotland, Iain Livingstone, as I write, has apparently just intimated to...

John James · Dec 6, 2018
John James · Dec 6, 2018

The Criminal & The Incompetent at Ibrox

King’s reluctance to make an offer to the non concert party shareholders in RIFC Plc may not hit him hard in his deep pockets.

John James · Dec 6, 2018
John James · Dec 4, 2018

Criminal Activity at Ibrox

UNDERTAKING BY THE RESPONDENT in the Minute of THE PANEL ON TAKEOVERS AND MERGERS, 10 Paternoster Square, London PETITIONER AND MINUTER for in the Petition for orders in terms of section 955 of the Companies Act 2006 made on behalf of THE PANEL ON TAKEOVERS AND MERGERS, 10 Paternoster Square, London PETITIONER AND MINUTER and...

John James · Dec 4, 2018
John James · Dec 3, 2018

A Three-Legged Race With A Corpse

In my A-Z of Scottish football malfeasance I offer as a preface to this piece the following definition of yoke: ‘cause (two people or things) to be joined in a close relationship.’ Scottish football should be so much more than two clubs in Glasgow with one formed in 2012 and one with an unbroken heritage...

John James · Dec 3, 2018
John James · Dec 1, 2018

Courting Controvery – Redux

I have three letters remaining in my A-Z review of the malfeasance at the heart of Scottish football.

John James · Dec 1, 2018
John James · Nov 30, 2018

Purging Contempt

I have been referring to ‘King’s New Order’ since the issue of 63.147,137 shares was announced...

John James · Nov 30, 2018
John James · Nov 29, 2018

Unsustainable

One of the reasons why the former Rangers is coming to the end of a protracted liquidation process, and the phoenix club is being propped up by loans, is the unsustainable business models at Ibrox...

John James · Nov 29, 2018
John James · Nov 28, 2018

The Quislings at the SFA

My A-Z of Scottish football malfeasance is coming to a close.

John James · Nov 28, 2018
John James · Nov 27, 2018

Simply th(e) (b)es(t)

In my A-Z of Scottish football malfeasance I have attempted to create a body of work which is innovative, well-researched, and accurate.

John James · Nov 27, 2018
John James · Nov 26, 2018

Black Friday at Ibrox

I have eight letters that I have yet to address in my A-Z of Scottish football malfeasance.

John James · Nov 26, 2018
John James · Nov 25, 2018

King’s Moment of Truth

In my A-Z of Scottish football malfeasance the letter ‘P’ in regard to Proof Before Answer is particularly prescient, viz: Lady Wolffe Thursday 29th November Proof Before Answer P341/17 Pet: The Panel on Takeovers and Mergers for orders sec 955 Dentons UK Lindsays A “proof before answer” is...

John James · Nov 25, 2018
John James · Nov 25, 2018

The Gazebo Years

In forty-eight hours time, the tenure of pop-up director Chris Graham, racketeer Dave King will reinvent himself as the Moorepark Messiah and dilute the value of the Gullibilly stakeholders equity with the issue of 70,601,940 shares, disguised as convertible loan notes...

John James · Nov 25, 2018
John James · Nov 24, 2018

A Snakepit of Rumour, Innuendo, Lies, Intimidation, Fraud & Corruption

Today’s letters in my A-Z articles of Scottish football malfeasance are ‘I’ & ‘J’.

John James · Nov 24, 2018
John James · Nov 22, 2018

David Whitehouse in a Conspiracy Created by King

Yesterday’s Celtic AGM went without a hitch which was unsurprising given their domestic dominance and revenue north of £100m.

John James · Nov 22, 2018
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TeamPWDLFAGDPts
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2 “Rangers” 38 23 9 6 82 27 55 78
3 Kilmarnock 38 19 10 9 50 31 19 67
4 Aberdeen 38 20 7 11 57 44 13 67
5 Hibernian 38 14 12 12 51 39 12 54
6 Hearts 38 15 6 17 42 50 -8 51
7 St Johnstone 38 15 7 16 38 48 -10 52
8 Motherwell 38 15 6 17 46 56 -10 51
9 Livingston 38 11 11 16 42 44 -2 44
10 Hamilton Academical 38 9 6 23 28 75 -47 33
11 St Mirren 38 8 8 22 34 66 -32 32
12 Dundee 38 5 6 27 31 78 -47 21

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