Tagged: Rangers

Now That Rangers Are Saved 16

Now That Rangers Are Saved

The “Blue Knights”? Really?? I don’t suppose Rangers fans who are backing former director Paul Murray’s bid for the club care about how ridiculous his consortium’s media moniker sounds, now that Rangers are saved....

Rangers’ Nightmare Week 1

Rangers’ Nightmare Week

This week, Alex Salmond held discussions with David Cameron about the terms of a referendum on independence, and Cameron launched his own pleas in defence of the Union. It’s a story that has been...

BBC Scotland, Rangers And Craig Whyte 6

BBC Scotland, Rangers And Craig Whyte

It hadn’t been Rangers’ best week. On the Monday, they lost two directors down the back of the corporate governance sofa, including “Mr. Rangers”, John Greig. And three days later, the BBC broadcast some...

An Alternative View on the Media Bans 0

An Alternative View on the Media Bans

Football clubs and the media covering them live together as slightly estranged bedfellows, desirous of one another’s company but at times cold or distant when the other’s been bad in the sack. Quite often...

Matters of Hearth & Home in the SPL 0

Matters of Hearth & Home in the SPL

There exists evidence to the contrary that a man’s home is his castle. To begin, seeing as how there are so few men living in castles these days, owing to their relatively poor resale...

Ugly Goes Underground 1

Ugly Goes Underground

Voices floating over Hadrian’s Wall after Sunday’s Old Firm derby sounded curiously, positive. Curiously positive in the sense that, with so much about Scottish football being accompanied by the sound of a death knell...

An Old Firm Apology 0

An Old Firm Apology

According to the calendar, it is time to bash the first Old Firm match of this season. After all, ample material currently exists to do so just on their recent performances in Europe alone. Rangers...

Rangers FC – Ready For A Fall? 14

Rangers FC – Ready For A Fall?

The story of a £2.8m tax liability (over)due for payment by Rangers Football Club ought to be a straightforward one. Either the club owes the money or it doesn’t. And it says it does....

Rangers: Walter Smith, Manager Of The Season? 0

Rangers: Walter Smith, Manager Of The Season?

Manager of the season? As per usual, Eddie Howe is a strong candidate; this year for establishing AFC Bournemouth in League One and for re-energising Burnley’s stuttering promotion play-off bid in the Championship. Some...

The Old Firm: Mea Culpa

The Old Firm: Mea Culpa

The main hazard attached to stridency of opinion is that you are often wrong. Sometimes, my success rate is in line with a stopped clock. And it appears my suggestion that Celtic were more...

Celtic & Rangers: Old Firm, Old Enmity, New Century

Celtic & Rangers: Old Firm, Old Enmity, New Century

Imagine different circumstances surrounding Manchester United’s defeat at Liverpool last Sunday. Leave aside Jamie Carragher’s nasty tackle on Nani, Nani’s ability to race to the referee before collapsing in an injured heap and the...