rabbie1980

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About rabbie1980

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  • Birthday 04/02/1980

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  • Location Inverkeithing, Fife

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  • Level of Support Other commitments mean I don't get to many games
  1. The New Kits . . .

    Aye hope so m8!
  2. The New Kits . . .

    This going about on facebook. A pretty shite effort! That can't be it surely. Looks like training gear.
  3. SPL Commision - £250K fine to oldco, no titles lost

    Well i'm glad i was wrong on an earlier page. Absolutely delighted that justice and common sense has won the day. Glad all of this bullshit can at last be put to bed, and we can finally get our minds back on purely football matters! A great day
  4. SPL Commision - £250K fine to oldco, no titles lost

    I think we all know what to expect.
  5. new kit makers

  6. Fuck him, get it up ye Walker!!
  7. Murray In The Herald

    Breaking his silence over the tax tribunal ruling which cleared the oldco Rangers of making £47.6 million of illegal payments to employees, Sir David told The Herald: "Nobody has won, there is no point in me waving a big flag and saying we have won – Rangers has been destroyed." The former chairman, who sold Rangers to Craig Whyte for £1 in May last year, said the handling of the case by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) had not only killed Rangers but had raised serious questions about the publicity surrounding the case. "There is going to be a lot of litigation now because the leakage on this is frightening," Sir David said, adding that his Murray International Holdings (MIH) group had copies of emails which demonstrated the leaking of confidential details. MIH has instructed its lawyers to review reports of the case in printed media and on the internet. It said: "While MIH has at all times respected the privacy of the tax tribunal proceedings, a substantial quantity of confidential information relating to the case has become available for public consumption, stimulating considerable discussion and often ill-informed debate. This has been wholly inappropriate and outwith the fundamental principles of natural justice." Sir David was alleged to have been the biggest beneficiary of the Employee Benefit Trusts (EBTs) set up by Rangers. He received £6.3m of tax-free income over nine years, an award-winning BBC Scotland documentary claimed. Sir David said: "What I find amazing is we were guilty until proven innocent. This is the only case in history where awards were given to TV programmes when there hasn't even been a result. But I need to stand back at the moment, this is not a time for triumphalism because nobody has won, the taxpayer hasn't won and Rangers hasn't won. This should never have happened." Sir David confirmed MIH had offered HMRC an out-of-court settlement two years ago worth more than £10m. He said: "The amount of time, effort and fees could be seven to eight million quid on top of that. Clearly if that had happened we would not have ended up with Craig Whyte. "The biggest question is why the Revenue knew in August 2011 that Craig Whyte wasn't paying national insurance and tax but didn't put him down – this has so many ramifications for business." The EBTs were awarded to players as a top-up to their salaries but the HMRC tribunal ruled the payments did not break tax law as they were made in the form of a loan. Speculation has been mounting that HMRC could now pursue individual players and club figures for payback. Mark Houston, a partner at Johnston Carmichael Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers in Edinburgh, said HMRC would have no remit to do so – unless it successfully appealed the tribunal decision. Mr Houston said: "The tribunal has ruled that Rangers is not liable for tax on the payments made under EBT on the basis that the payments were loans and not earnings. That effectively closes the door on HMRC being able to go after players." BDO, the liquidators of Rangers oldco, which is officially known as RFC 2012 Plc, could have the power to pursue the unpaid loans given it was club cash that financed the trust. A spokesman said: "The Joint Interim Liquidators are reviewing the tribunal's decision closely so as to determine the impact on the liquidation of RFC 2012 Plc". Charles Green, Rangers chief executive , said the tribunal decision undermined the validity of the SPL's own independent commission into the use of EBTs. It will go ahead early next year with a number of EBT issues over and above those heard by the HMRC tribunal to be examined. If the commission finds the club broke SPL rules on staff payments, Rangers could be stripped of a number of SPL and Scottish Cup titles. Mark Dingwall, spokesman for Rangers Supporters' Trust, said: "The biggest thing is it [the HMRC ruling] blows the SPL's attempts to strip titles from Rangers out of the water. The SPL tribunal should be disbanded immediately." HMRC said it was considering its next course of action. Meanwhile, Hearts accused the HMRC and other individuals or groups of hampering the club's battle for survival as the club's share issue reached £600,000 in under a month, one-third of the way to its £1.79m target.
  8. Billy Davis please

    My opinion on our management team is probably the same as 95% of the forum, i want them to succeed and get it right, and believe they will. I believe Ally is the man, and i am willing to stick by him even after todays shambles. The other 5% are folk like you who jump on the "Ally must go" bandwagon as soon as things turn nasty. Billy davies FFS <cr>
  9. Billy Davis please

    Could the OP please give his reason for wanting Billy Davies as our next manager? Seriously? Come on te f**k
  10. Official Squad Photo.

    no kane hemmings?
  11. SPL midfielder to sign

    Could be any cunt. what's the point in threads like this? why wouldn't you just name the player if you had info?
  12. Kyle Hutton

    I trust super on this one, and tbh, never really seen the fuss about hutton. always looked pretty average to me. If true, he won't be missed and will be easily replaced imo. still have respect for him for transferring over though.
  13. Filip Sebo

    get him in ally! SEEEBBOOOO!!
  14. Mhanks who won't listen

    cheers, not thinking for 1 minute that this will make any difference but cheers anyway.