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CELTIC AND THE LIVING WAGE By JohnBhoy

Brother Walfrid’s Resolution Brother Walfrid created Celtic football club in 1888 as a funding conduit to lessen poverty in the east end of Glasgow: “A football club will be formed for the maintenance of dinner tables for the children and R...

Myths and Legends – the SPFL and the £250k Fine of “Rangers”

A couple of days ago the BBC reported, as did various other sources, that the SPFL was considering pursuing “Rangers” for the fine of £250,000 which was levied upon oldco Rangers by the Lord Nimmo Smith Independent Commission...

Someone Sold 3.328 Million Shares in “Rangers” Today – Is the Seller a Glass Half Empty Person?

Just before 1pm today the Stock Market noted that there had been a sale, at a price of 41p per share, of 3,328,672 shares in Rangers International Football Club PLC at a price of 41p each...

Rangers Sign New CEO

Fresh from the stock market announcements section, we can see that, in advance of the AGM in December, Rangers have signed up a new CEO, and this time one with a football track record...

The QC of Choice for Rangers Fans Gets a New Job!

Richard Keen QC, the Dean of the Faculty of Advocates, has found his way into the minds of football fans through his high-profile involvement in matters connected to the Rangers saga...

Another New Rangers Director! Is This the Admirable Crighton?

JM Barrie wrote Peter Pan, a fantasy set in a world where miraculous and mysterious things happen and where the villains are remarkable creations, ready to do anything to achieve their goal of victory, and where one of the two...

Well Done Rangers! They Now Have a Properly Qualified Chairman (Acting)!

After the flurry of activity last month which saw Rangers International Football Club PLC fixing an AGM, refusing to accept motions for the appointment of new directors, being told by the court that they were wrong to refuse to do...

Quick! Get the CVs in to Ibrox for CEO and Communications Director Jobs!

And so James Traynor sails off into the sunset As reported on the official Rangers website:- RANGERS today announce that Director of Communications James Traynor has left the Club.

If Dave King Returns to Rangers, Should the “Haters” Be Afraid?

Back in the ancient past (2010) when first stories started to appear about the tax issues faced by the Murray International –owned Rangers, and on into 2011 when the Rangers Tax Case blog first saw the light of day, stories...

Breaking News – Craig Mather Resigns as Rangers CEO – And Bryan Smart Goes Too

Stock Exchange announcement this morning:- The Company announces that, by mutual consent, the Chief Executive, Craig Mather, has resigned from the Company with immediate effect...

“Black Monday” For Rangers’ CEO Craig Mather

Fans of Billy Joel might be familiar with his song “Summer, Highland Falls.” It includes the lines: “For we are always what our situations hand us It’s either sadness or euphoria.” For some reason those words came to mind last...

Rangers’ Statement Tonight Reads as if They Won at Court Today! And It Blames their Lawyers and the Judge!

If you read the statement released by Rangers to the Stock Exchange this evening, you might be mistaken for thinking that the Board won the case and the Rebels lost!

Rangers Forced to Confirm Dave King is NOT Returning Now as PLC Chairman

One of the joys of being a professional adviser, whether in law, PR, Human Resources or the affairs of a publicly quoted company, is finding out what your client has decided to do without first asking for help...

Why the Rangers Rebels Will Win Monday’s Court Hearing Against the Board

Monday 14th October sees a second “First Hearing” in what is prosaically listed on the court sheets as “P996/13 Pet: Paul Murray &c for orders under Companies Act 1988”...

One Rangers Director Resigns … And Then There Were Four

This morning’s news from Ibrox, announced to the Stock Exchange, is that Ian Hart has resigned as a Director of Rangers International Football Club PLC...

Guess Which Blogger Has Been Taken to Court by Rangers?

As I often say the Scottish courts website is a great source of information and often provides scoops for those happy enough to plough through its pages.

CATHOLICS AND SECTARIAN CRIME: “HARDLY VICTIMS”? By JohnBhoy – Part 2

This post follows on from yesterday’s by JohnBhoy where he sought to debunk and refute Steerpike’s comments previously.

CATHOLICS AND SECTARIAN CRIME: “HARDLY VICTIMS”? By JohnBhoy – Part 1

Steerpike, a fellow poster on Random Thoughts Re Scots Law, made a number of claims about Catholics and sectarianism...

Rangers Rebels Now Taking the Company to Court!

My prediction record is not a great one. As I said earlier this week when discussing the refusal by the Rangers Board to accept the motion seeking appointment of new directors from the “Rebel” side, the rebels could go to...

Rangers Board v Rangers Rebels – No Sign of Peace Yet

Perhaps the Rangers Board thought that a flurry of good news in the form of the accounts together with lots of positive words would distract from detailed analysis of the figures (which I have not done for myself yet and...

Rangers and Armed Forces Day – Whataboutery and Bad Judgement

I think it is fair to say that there will not be a repetition, at least in the same format, of the “Armed Forces Day” held at the Rangers game on Saturday...

Imran Ahmad Heads to the Court of Session for his Claim against Rangers

Official confirmation came this week, firstly from the Court of Session case list and then from Rangers itself that Mr Ahmad had initiated court proceedings for damages against his former employer...

The Ups and Downs of the “Rangers Bloggers” – Civil War is Always More Brutal

Historically civil wars and internecine strife have often been more brutal than conflicts between sovereign nations...

Sandy Easdale’s Grip on Rangers Tightens – But When Did the PLC Know?

Sandy Easdale (one of the brothers behind the very successful McGill’s bus company) has been very active regarding Rangers over the last few days...

Six degrees separating a deposed Haitian President and a Rangers Director – by ecojon

I never thought the tangled Rangers web could link a sacked Rangers director to the deposed President of Haiti, recently questioned in court concerning inquiries into a journalist’s murder...

Rangers given no title-stripping guarantee in secret SPL deal – by ecojon

The darkest dirtiest secret in Scottish Football has now been revealed and it will shake the Beautiful Game to its core as well as the Scottish legal system...

Ticking Time Bombs and Overdue Rangers Annual Returns – by Ecojon

Charles Green departed Ibrox not to the triumphal strains of Zadoc the Priest but to the more mournful tolling of the plague bell...

Mystery Directors and the Rangers Sevco 5088 Switcheroo by Ecojon

A desperate and long-running battle is being waged over control of Sevco 5088 Ltd which lies at the heart of the ‘WHO OWNS RANGERS’ riddle...

Rangers Bid Farewell to Charles Green (Again)! But Has He Gone or Is It a Fatal Attraction?

Most readers of the blog will have seen a horror film where the evil monster/zombie (by the way that is not, nor should be taken as, any reference to a “Sevconian”) is killed off but, to then shock of the...

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TMT#200 – Len’s Ten

Welcome to the latest episode of 20 Minute Tims We’re in celebratory mood this week, as we’re talking; *Celtic making it 10-in-a-row for domestic trophies after somehow snatching a victory over Rangers at Hampden *Fraser Forster *Jeremie Frimpong *Christopher Jullien *Alfredo Morelos lol *A look back on the important last-gasp victory over Hamilton Accies All this and more on TMT#200 You can help support the production of these podcasts, as well as gaining access to over 170 extra episodes at patreon.com/...

Sportsound Podcast: 15 Dec 19

Post-match reaction and analysis as Rangers beat Motherwell 2-0 at Fir Park & Celtic restore their 2 point lead at the top of the Scottish Premiership with a win over Hibernian...

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TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1 Celtic 16 14 1 1 48 9 39 43
2 “Rangers” 16 13 2 1 47 10 37 41
3 Aberdeen 18 9 5 4 26 22 4 32
4 Motherwell 18 10 1 7 29 24 5 31
5 Kilmarnock 18 6 5 7 17 21 -4 23
6 Hibernian 18 5 7 6 27 31 -4 22
7 Ross County 17 5 5 7 20 35 -15 20
8 Livingston 18 4 7 7 23 27 -4 19
9 St Mirren 18 4 3 11 15 27 -12 15
10 St Johnstone 16 3 6 7 14 33 -19 15
11 Hearts 17 2 6 9 16 28 -12 12
12 Hamilton Academical 18 2 6 10 16 31 -15 12

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