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  1. TamCoopz liked a post in a topic by BookWorm in SELIK chief Peter Bawbag to join SPFL & SFA for new season talks with Scottish Government   
    That is an awfully long winded thread title.
  2. Stardog liked a post in a topic by BookWorm in PL season to restart 19th june   
    Good decision by them to actually play for honours and relegations. It's only fair.
  3. Blumhoilann liked a post in a topic by BookWorm in PL season to restart 19th june   
    Good decision by them to actually play for honours and relegations. It's only fair.
  4. BookWorm liked a post in a topic by tannerall in Opposition Youth Players Part One   
    You're a good man @Elfideldo. 
    So nice to have someone on here who is totally focused on the football itself. Your love , enthusiasm , understanding and enjoyment of the football,and the joy you obviously get in sharing your passion and knowledge is obvious. 
    And to top it off your a Rangers fan too. 
    Well done sir. 
     
     
  5. LiverpoolBlue liked a post in a topic by BookWorm in PL season to restart 19th june   
    Good decision by them to actually play for honours and relegations. It's only fair.
  6. 2nd Flute liked a post in a topic by BookWorm in PL season to restart 19th june   
    Good decision by them to actually play for honours and relegations. It's only fair.
  7. alandRFC liked a post in a topic by BookWorm in Hagi Signs on a Permanent Deal   
    Some happy news at last. IH7.

  8. BookWorm liked a post in a topic by KeyserSoze in Club decide print is dead   
    What did Hagi sign?
     
    an iPad 
  9. Blumhoilann liked a post in a topic by BookWorm in Hagi Signs on a Permanent Deal   
    Some happy news at last. IH7.

  10. TheFamousPigeon liked a post in a topic by BookWorm in Hagi Signs on a Permanent Deal   
    Some happy news at last. IH7.

  11. Bobby Hume liked a post in a topic by BookWorm in Hagi Signs on a Permanent Deal   
    Some happy news at last. IH7.

  12. BookWorm liked a post in a topic by ForeverAndEver in GM Tells It Straight   
    Fully thought this was Murty talking about Wallace/Miller when I seen the title 
  13. BookWorm liked a post in a topic by Copland bear in The players.   
    Shoukd our players  be volunteering  by now as a squad to  reduce their wages by 50% to help the club during this epidemic? I know they pay the extra 20% for all staff we  furlonged , but is that enough?    
    Once again we fans are buying our season tickets with no idea  if we will even get to a game next season, yet we paid up in full in our thousands even after the paltry £25 voucher ( That you can't even use ito buy the new kit) the club gave us when the season came to an abrupt end.
    It would be a good gesture from the squad to the club and would cement a bond with the fans who are doing all we can to support the club in such difficult  and strange times.   
    Here's hoping, but the modern day footballer are far more selfish than players gone by and that is down to the amount of money clubs throw at them.
  14. BookWorm liked a post in a topic by eejay the dj in MyGers   
    Absolute disgrace from the club at this point . A certain recession about to hit this Country 
    And they fleece their own fans instead of trying to hurt our many enemies 
     
    The scheme is absolute shite and will guarantee the people, that already get tickets for away games , like the scum away fixture , will have a 30%  better chance of getting a semi /final ticket . As many bears will not be parting with this disgraceful rip off . It will absolutely be right up their street 
    As the Cccs have been scrapped .  For  rank and file bears that don't  travel on  buses , they have to join this to  get chance of  semi or final tickets but have very limited chance of getting away tickets for any other grounds . The away tickets will still be pockled .No change 
  15. BookWorm liked a post in a topic by bornabear in Happy helicopter Sunday day   
    I was flying down south that day, both games were 1-0 when I got on the plane. Two taigs were singing all the way down, then when we landed, I became a one man sash bash, English folk looked confused, but for me it was a dream come true.
  16. BookWorm liked a post in a topic by GOAT in Happy helicopter Sunday day   
    So much funny stories that day that stick with me.  I was what? 17 and I wasn’t a drinker at all (times don’t half change) on the way every cunts get pished apart from me on the bus and we’re talking about it why I’m no a drinker etc.  Anyway I tell them if we win the league that day I’ll have a drink. 😂 
    on the way back I was reminded of this and had a bottle of orange reef. 🙈😂😂😂
    now I’m a Rangers alcoholic.  😂
  17. BookWorm liked a post in a topic by Born Sinner in Happy helicopter Sunday day   
    My favourite commentary ever.
    Provan - ‘no hang on Peter, if Hibs were to equalize at Easter Road then celtic would still win the Championship, what’s going on at Easter Road?’
    Peter - ‘Easter Road, BEDLAM’
  18. ayrshireranger liked a post in a topic by BookWorm in Squad Ins and Outs Discussion   
    Candeias was a good player when on his game and he defo did make Tav look better generally because of his work rate and getting up and down that right wing. It was his inconsistency that did for him.
  19. BookWorm liked a post in a topic by stu43rigger in The SPFL (in)competence thread   
    Not really, the tims took 9 points from 3 league games against hearts this season, we only took 4
  20. BookWorm liked a post in a topic by tannerall in 50 years 1971/2021 Our clubs saddest day   
    Best regards to @eejay the dj for starting this thread. 
    Will be interesting to see how our fans and our club choose to respect  this important anniversary, one   that will forever play  a core part of our history.
    Football is a game of human interaction and pleasure, It brings people together, it brings a common sense of purpose. Globally dominant, anyone can play, any age, sex, colour, political view or religion. And it also knows no boundaries of class or money. Even a  wee guy just practising  his keepy uppy skills in a run down shanty town in Buenos Airies can make it to the top. 
    Truly the greatest sport of humanity. 
    Yet with that human interest comes the extremes of emotion, The glory of winning a game of kickabout in the  back garden against your best mate , where you've been kicking the ball around all  day, but you kept going until a goal in a final game completed a  21 goal decider  , to the extravagance  of parading a wee golden trophy in front of global billions as your nation salutes you.    And as younger (and older) players ourselves we recognised this, and every level in between, and appreciated and were loyal to the teams we played for, and those we supported. Yet football can also bring the other side of these emotions, especially when tragedy is involved.
    And so it was a large proportion of the city of Glasgow watched a football match on January 2nd 1971.   
    Both sets of fans wanted to win, to experience the cameraderie, the joy of watching football, and the triumphant joy of a win. 
    The game itself ended in a draw, an exciting finish to the match had seen both teams score in the last few minutes. 
    Yet the  majority of the crowd were probably satisfied, honour was intact on both sides, and there would be a chance to win again in future games. Most were content to go for a pint, or more importantly, go home and see their friends and loved ones.
    But unfortunately on that evening fate dealt a horrible blow to those football fans, the football clubs, and many, many folk in Glasgow, Scotland and even further abroad. 
     
    The Ibrox Disaster of January 2nd 1971 has been well documented. Many of us were around at the time and have our own stories. I would refer those who are interested in learning more to other sources, there are many accounts on line, there have also been documentaries and many photos of the time are available, many of them very poignant And I am hoping that many on here  will gladly contribute their thoughts and experience to this thread. 
    It is now almost 50 year since the tragedy. Many died, many suffered major and minor injury. And the family, friends and aquaintences of the dead and injured suffered too. And we must always remember that many suffered a life time, and importantly there are still those amongst us who continue to suffer and grieve. 
    Those who died and all those associated will always stand proud in our club's culture.
    We will ensure they will never be forgotten. 
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
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