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minstral last won the day on December 30 2015

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  1. minstral

    Bristol Bar, Duke Street. Looking good.

    Top class and well done to everyone.
  2. minstral

    Mad Joe Once Again Nutcase.

    Will get Admin. to remove as can not be bothered to argue with people.
  3. minstral

    Mad Joe Once Again Nutcase.

    Since when did you become in charge.
  4. minstral

    Mad Joe Once Again Nutcase.

    Do not read it then, that is what our problem has been for years, we let the cunts spread lies about our club.
  5. What's next? No Catholic's !!!! Postby Joe O'Rourke » Wed May 30, 2018 12:15 pm Maybe when Dodgy Dave King conned his way back into Scottish Football, with the assistance of Stewart Regan and a few others, they should have just asked him to either take over completely, or to rewrite the rules to suit his own agenda. For all right thinking people it was astonishing that he was passed to be Fit & Proper in the first place, but then again, when you ask the person applying to pass themselves as Fit & Proper, what other outcome would you expect? King should have failed in at least two different counts. First he was part of the board of Oldco Rangers who went into administration. He also opposed the application for a CVA which could have stopped the club being liquidated, and therefore ceasing to exist. The other count is obviously his admission of guilt in tax evasion in South Africa. He agreed to pay R706.7 million or face over 80 years in prison. He was called a “Glib and Shameless Liar” by a High Court Judge in South Africa, but hey, that goes for nothing when it comes to the SFA. King’s actions over the last few weeks are worrying for everyone outside of Sevco and their followers. He appears to be pandering to the most hard core of his club’s followers, and they don’t need a lot of encouragement to go into attack mode. His unilateral decision to cut celtic’s ticket allocation was a two pronged attack. First of all it lets him sell more season tickets to the gullible followers and get the cash up front. Secondly it is an attempt to stop the celtic Support singing and dancing at the Bigot Dome 30 minutes after all their followers have left. He then demanded an inquiry into allegations made against non-executive SFA board member Gary Hughes for comments made about the Oldco Rangers Support twelve years ago, what took King so long to make his complaint? After all, Hughes has been in his position for three years !!! King’s latest target is SPFL Chairman Murdoch MacLennan, and what is his crime? He has business links to Dermot Desmond. It would appear that anyone in authority with any connection whatsoever to celtic Football Club must be removed with immediate effect, even though his Managing Director Stewart Robertson had no objection to the connection. What will be King’s next move? Go back to the old days of No Catholic’s at Ibrox? It would certainly appeal to a fair number of their followers. You only have to look at the abuse levelled at Graeme Murty when things were not going to plan, all of a sudden his family were all celtic fans. And even more recently the abuse aimed at Michael O’Halloran on the internet when it was revealed that he sat amongst the celtic Supporters at Hampden during the Scottish Cup Final against Motherwell. It all adds up to King’s plan to keep control of Sevco even though they have failed miserably since he took over, all the promises of war chests have been shown to be lies. Sevco have been surviving on soft loans from the 3 Bears, it has yet to be determined if they will receive a European Licence to play in Europe this season. One thing is certain, Peter Lawwell will sleep easy in his bed at night, as will Dermot Desmond. When they look across the city they must chuckle to themselves and think back a couple of years. Proper businessmen react to certain situations, if it needs changing, then change, that’s what Peter and Dermot did, they brought in Brendan Rodgers, and more importantly, they backed him with hard cash to achieve his objectives. Glasgow’s still Green & White.
  6. minstral

    Another Article From Rangers Hater Waddell.

    Fact is Waddell is a Rangers hater just like most of the media, press, and fans of other clubs,
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    Neale Cooper

    Sad news.
  8. minstral

    Another Article From Rangers Hater Waddell.

    Sorry mate but i never posted that, god knows what is going on with that post.
  9. minstral

    Another Article From Rangers Hater Waddell.

    We have never taken positive action for year. We have let the media and Scottish Football pish all over us, while our board did nothing.
  10. That will be the “building bridges” phase of Rangers’ return to football civilisationover then, eh? So much for the promised reintegration and reconciliation. They’re back on the front foot, on the offensive, playing to the gallery the only way they know how – and it’s a pretty unedifying sight. The question is, though, how naive do you have to be to buy this week’s smoke-and-mirrors operation? The answer, it appears from the reaction, is “Just the right amount…” On the surface, the sentiment of making sure their own supporters come first is laudable. But this isn’t really about that. Nor is it really about the Old Firm game. It’s about money and how they can get their hands on more of it now. In a week where they’ve been totally embarrassed by a false-flag pursuit of Martin Skrtel, a player they could never afford but courted anyway, then claimed they hadn’t to save face, it’s clear they need cash and in a hurry. By cutting celtic’s allocation from 8,000 to 800, they lose out on 7200 x £50, twice a season, a decent lift when the up-front fans’ dough has long gone. However, if they think they can sell 5000 more season tickets in that stand by riding the Steven Gerrard tsunami, bringing in a couple of million quid now, it makes financial sense for them in the short term, especially if they don’t have any other sources of instant funding to get their new boss what he wants. What about the long-term consequences though? Three things worth contemplating about their decision. Firstly, we’re constantly being told their derby is the single biggest selling point we have when it comes to global perception and TV deals. So what does destroying the fabric of it do to it as a Scottish football asset? My colleagues in the Daily Record were debating it on Friday and one made the point that El Clasico survives just fine without away fans. Of course it does because it’s one of the best games in the world. They could play it in a swamp and it would still be one of the best games in the world because they have 22 of the best players in the world. Rangers and celtic have none of the best players in the world. The game’s notoriety, its infamy, its legend, is built entirely on its blood-curdling mayhem. Take that away and what are you left with? Part two of it is the hypocrisy. It’s barely five weeks since Rangers were spluttering with more Statement-based indignation at Hibs cutting their allocation at Easter Road. “First and foremost Rangers hopes the safety of our fans, who will now be in only one section of the South Stand rather than filling it completely, will not be compromised by this decision, which beggars belief.” So what about the safety of celtic fans in that little Trivial Pursuit-sized wedge of Ibrox between the Broomloan and the Sandy Jardine stands? It’s an unpleasant enough experience in there as a Falkirk fan or one of any other diddy club, without the 10x magnification of hostilities their rivals bring out. Can’t imagine the police will be thrilled at the idea of escorting 800 sandwiched-in celtic supporters at the start and end of a 5-0 pumping. And the third thing is the tit for tat. They’ll say they don’t care but what if they’re bang in contention and suddenly have to go celtic Park to win the league? You think Rangers fans will think it’s a great decision then? It’s disappointing celtic responded in kind but they were damned if they did and damned if they didn’t – and the “didn’t” bit would have come from their own fans, a PR hit they maybe rightly weren’t prepared to take. They can live the rest of us seeing it as petty and small-minded. In amongst all that nonsense, you’ve also got the Gary Hughes debacle with the SFA. The Record broke the story in midweek that 12 years ago, in a trade publication when the self-confessed celtic-supporter and now-SFA board member was in the publishing business, he referred to Rangers fans as “the great unwashed”. The club’s indignation was Statement manna from heaven, demanding suspensions and enquiries into the man they’ve always suspected deep down was a Peter Lawwell place-man, despite the need for his independence as a non-executive director, there to hold all the vested interests of the others in check. Another two things here – one, spare me the faux outrage over the language used. For two clubs who sit around in glass houses lobbing boulders, in the grand Old Firm lexicon, calling rival fans “the great unwashed” is as close to clean football banter as the pair of them ever get in their vile world of sectarian poison. Two, though, is where they have him over a barrel and the SFA will ultimately be left with no choice. It’s not that Hughes isn’t allowed a past – and God knows this is far enough back in it – or to support a team but they’ll be trotting this out every time there’s a decision goes a way they don’t like and claiming it’s tainted by the presence of “an enemy of the club”. If his independence is compromised then so is his role. None of this is winning Rangers any friends, nor do they or their PR operation care. The diplomacy of two years ago, of Stewart Robertson and Paul Murray talking fence-mending and contrition as their journey neared completion is gone, replaced by Trump-esque bluster and confrontation. You’d think they’d learn at some point that the only statement they really need to make is to build a winning team. Anything else is just noise.
  11. minstral

    MOH in with the beggars yesterday

    His agent is a liar, how strange that he managed to a ticket next seat to his uncle.
  12. minstral

    MOH in with the beggars yesterday

    Once we get rid of him he will play the victim card, he will claim because he is catholic the fans never gave him a chance.
  13. minstral

    Planned Incompetence

    Spot on.
  14. minstral

    Have Rangers....

    We played Middlesbrough in season 1892-93 and drew 6-6. Then Hamilton in season 1940-42 and drew 5-5 in the summer cup
  15. minstral

    Scott Brown Player of year

    Hope Naismith won tackle of the year.