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On Sunday not long after the defeat I said that it was time for Ally the do the honourable thing and step down.  I have not changed my mind about that, and I sincerely hope that come the end of the season, his swan song will be lifting the Scottish cup.  Rangers means a hell of a lot to us fans, of that there is no question, I would wager that it means the same if not more to him.  We lost a cup final, a minor trophy but a trophy none the less and while there is no shame in defeat, the manner in which we lost leaves a dark cloud hanging over the club and its world renowned support. I got to thinking about Mr Struth and found this, which most of you will have read but I think it is pertinent right now;  When being presented with the portrait that now hangs in the Ibrox trophy room, Bill Struth said: I have been lucky, lucky in those who were around me from the boardroom to the dressing-room. In time of stress, their unstinted support, unbroken devotion to our club and calmness in adversity eased the task of making Rangers FC the premier club in this country.  To be a Ranger is to sense the sacred trust of upholding all that such a name means in this shrine of football. They must be true in their conception of what the Ibrox tradition seeks from them. No true Ranger has ever failed in the tradition set him." Our very success, gained you will agree by skill, will draw more people than ever to see it. And that will benefit many more clubs than Rangers. Let the others come after us. We welcome the chase. It is healthy for us. We will never hide from it. Never fear, inevitably we shall have our years of failure, and when they arrive, we must reveal tolerance and sanity. No matter the days of anxiety that come our way, we shall emerge stronger because of the trials to be overcome. That has been the philosophy of the Rangers since the days of the gallant pioneers.

The fans are hurting, the club is hurting and right now there appears to be no real way out of this situation.  I see three very possible options at the moment 1) Ally gets the sack and in the interim Kenny or Ian is appointed caretaker for the utd game, we all know what happened the last time Durrant managed the side, 2) the status quo remains and we lurch from one Omni shambles to the next 3) Ally steps down after getting us to the championship and getting the Scottish cup (however unlikely the cup win maybe).  Win the semi final and I think we should fully support him for the final, full backing regardless of the performance, lose and there should be a full card and banner display at the next home game saying “ALLY, THANK YOU FOR EVERYTHING BUT NOW ITS TIME TO WALK AWAY” or words to that effect, nothing rude or insulting but straight to the point and as respectful as possible.

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On Sunday not long after the defeat I said that it was time for Ally the do the honourable thing and step down. I have not changed my mind about that, and I sincerely hope that come the end of the season, his swan song will be lifting the Scottish cup. Rangers means a hell of a lot to us fans, of that there is no question, I would wager that it means the same if not more to him. We lost a cup final, a minor trophy but a trophy none the less and while there is no shame in defeat, the manner in which we lost leaves a dark cloud hanging over the club and its world renowned support. I got to thinking about Mr Struth and found this, which most of you will have read but I think it is pertinent right now; When being presented with the portrait that now hangs in the Ibrox trophy room, Bill Struth said: I have been lucky, lucky in those who were around me from the boardroom to the dressing-room. In time of stress, their unstinted support, unbroken devotion to our club and calmness in adversity eased the task of making Rangers FC the premier club in this country. To be a Ranger is to sense the sacred trust of upholding all that such a name means in this shrine of football. They must be true in their conception of what the Ibrox tradition seeks from them. No true Ranger has ever failed in the tradition set him." Our very success, gained you will agree by skill, will draw more people than ever to see it. And that will benefit many more clubs than Rangers. Let the others come after us. We welcome the chase. It is healthy for us. We will never hide from it. Never fear, inevitably we shall have our years of failure, and when they arrive, we must reveal tolerance and sanity. No matter the days of anxiety that come our way, we shall emerge stronger because of the trials to be overcome. That has been the philosophy of the Rangers since the days of the gallant pioneers.

The fans are hurting, the club is hurting and right now there appears to be no real way out of this situation. I see three very possible options at the moment 1) Ally gets the sack and in the interim Kenny or Ian is appointed caretaker for the utd game, we all know what happened the last time Durrant managed the side, 2) the status quo remains and we lurch from one Omni shambles to the next 3) Ally steps down after getting us to the championship and getting the Scottish cup (however unlikely the cup win maybe). Win the semi final and I think we should fully support him for the final, full backing regardless of the performance, lose and there should be a full card and banner display at the next home game saying "ALLY, THANK YOU FOR EVERYTHING BUT NOW ITS TIME TO WALK AWAY" or words to that effect, nothing rude or insulting but straight to the point and as respectful as possible.

To hurt and rage is fine to be intolerant to a Rangers man is not the Struth way

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