Posts Tagged "Rangers"

Leitch, The 1902 Ibrox Disaster & The Changing Values Of Safety

By on Apr 16, 2013 in History, Latest | 0 comments

Football and architecture have seldom been happy bedfellows. During their prime the homes of British football were woefully under-appreciated, and this lack of attention has been mirrored over the last two decades with many grounds that meant a lot to thousands of people having been demolished and replaced with new structures that owe little to the history of the...

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Escape To Liquidity: Charles Green, Rangers & The English League System

By on Mar 31, 2013 in Latest, Scottish Football | 9 comments

It wasn’t, in the overall scheme of things, the most auspicious way in which a club could win a league title, but Rangers’ goalless draw at Montrose yesterday afternoon coupled with Queens Park’s one-nil home defeat at the hands of Elgin City meant that the Glasgow giants have now been confirmed as the champions of the Scottish Football League...

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Rangers & The SPL Commission’s Verdict

By on Mar 4, 2013 in Latest, Scottish Football | 5 comments

BBC Scotland’s senior football reporter Chris McLaughlin broke the news that Rangers would not be stripped of Scottish Premier League (SPL) titles by an SPL Independent Commission an hour before its findings were formally released on Thursday. The initial reaction from delighted Rangers fans was that their club was exonerated by the Commission of any breach of SPL...

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Rangers: The Continuing Adventures Of Charles Green

By on Feb 25, 2013 in Latest, Scottish Football | 0 comments

The ability of Rangers CEO Charles Green to get up people’s noses has, depending on your opinion of him, with reached new heights or plumbed new depths of late. Indeed, if it wasn’t for the need to be hyper-sensitive when writing about Rangers – now that they are no longer “soft touches” for their critics (perceived or real) – you could say that Green is now...

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The Blue Corner Vs The Red Corner In The Battle Over Financial Fair Play

By on Jan 14, 2013 in Latest, Politics | 1 comment

UEFA’s Financial Fair Play regulations are coming, and those of us of the opinion that these regulations would come into force without some sort of noisy, braying argument will have been unsurprised to have seen the first significant broadsides against it fired from the Premier League’s mouthpiece of choice, the Daily Mail, this morning. In a breathless...

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