Comment on One, er, Two Rules to Rule Them All by StevieBC.

    Looks like Neil Cameron of The ET has lost the plot on Twitter.

    A couple of well dodgy posts.


    A disgusting retweet regarding Scott Brown.


    And a potentially libellous post about his nemesis, Phil.

    Not good.


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    One, er, Two Rules to Rule Them All
    Bill1903 3rd April 2019 at 06:32


    Push or punch??


    Well, that's the clearest view so far of the incident.

    And regardless of whether it's a push or a punch, whether Kent was provoked or not…

    TRFC is missing a hugely significant point here.


    After Kent's contact with Brown's face, Brown could have copied Morelos' antics by rolling along the deck holding his face – as though taken out by a sniper.

    That would have guaranteed an ever bigger melee.

    Brown got up quickly and rightly protested about this punch.


    If TRFC has the audacity to appeal Kent's red card, it tells any neutral everything you need to know about that club's attitude to rules and civilised, acceptable behaviour – both on and off the pitch!

    One, er, Two Rules to Rule Them All
    IMO, the Ryan Kent swing was the most shocking incident on Sunday.

    Morelos got a red for a sneaky, off the ball elbow.


    In stark contrast, Brown had actually been holding the ball just before Kent took a swing at him.

    Nothing sneaky or accidental.  Just a clear as day, clenched fist, left hook towards Brown's face.

    Intent seemed rather blatant.


    In any 'normal' televised game that punch would be the most talked about action.  It's just got minimised in all the other stuff going on in the game, and after the final whistle.


    Ryan Kent should have the book thrown at him – as any reasonable football supporter would expect.


    And the other point which has been lost in the noise: Brown had the ball in his hands. 

    …so how did the ref, 2 linesmen and the 4th official ALL miss the punch at the time ?


    One, er, Two Rules to Rule Them All
    The DR is definitely getting even worse.

    Today's efforts include 2 standouts;

    1) "Celtic skipper Scott Brown set to go under SFA microscope for Rangers celebrations"

    Good headline to pacify the bears and to deflect. 

    But an absolute nonsense, lazy, off the cuff article, which didn't even bother to include any 'unnamed source' quotes.

    It's credited to Michael Gannon, who presumably doesn't even bother to read the p!sh he is given by Traynor ?

    2) "Michael Stewart questions how Rangers can keep financing 'desperate' bid to stop Celtic."

    On the face of it, a critical piece about TRFC's finances based on truthful quotes from Stewart.  Interesting that nobody at the DR wants to put their name to it though, as it's credited to "Record Sport Online".

    But the best bit is this from the DR itself;

    "…Rangers posted losses of over £14million in November 2018 after investing heavily to bring Gerrard to the club and fund his subsequent squad rebuild…"

    Theses accounts were up to 30th June, 2018.

    Gerrard's first day as TRFC manager was 1st June, 2018.

    Materially, the £14M loss had bugger all to do with Gerrard.

    But the DR blames him anyway!

    However, the impact of Gerrard's recruitment and squad rebuilding will – absolutely – be reflected in the accounts to 30th June this year.

    Another poor / lazy effort from Traynor – to try and pin all TRFC's financial woes on Gerrard.

    Recent Comments by StevieBC

    Celtic’s Questions to Answer
    TT, the HMRC CEO with the name James Harra?!

    Obviously a 'Rangers' hater, and this proves the conspiracy / cover up!

    Obviously…  smiley


    eJ, thanks for sharing that.

    It looks like Club 1872 could learn a thing or two from FOH?

    Celtic’s Questions to Answer
    I have to confess to fellow Bampots: I bought a newspaper today. I know, I know.  First time in many a year, and I did feel rather self conscious reaching out to the newspaper stand – as if I was reaching out to the top shelf for a dodgy magazine, [as I could only imagine it would feel of course!]


    But out of curiosity I bought The Times today as it used to be my daily read, pre-RTC, and I wanted to read their latest coverage of their HMRC 'scoop'.  [And I had no intention of subscribing online.]


    Rather than backtracking after the online backlash from more informed Bampots, The Times seems to be doubling down.


    On page 11 it was all about RFC and HMRC.  The whole page -with no adverts at all – so a lot of Times' resources are still being allocated to their story.


    Of the 3 headlines on that one page, the most prominent included a photo of an angry/concerned looking McCoist.

    That article included 14 paragraphs covering 3 sources of input.

    McCoist's input covered 7 paras.

    Mark Dingwall of the 'Follow Follow' fanzine covered 5 paras.

    A named EBT expert's input covered 2 paras.


    The EBT expert opinion aligned with the Internet Bampot's opinion.  This expert coverage was slipped in as token balance between McCoist and Dingwall.

    Dingwall's unchallenged input concluded the article with;

    "…assumptions were made that have turned out not to be true in terms of both legal and accountancy terms…"

    …from an unqualified lawyer/accountant running a rabid fanzine! And again: unchallenged by The Times.


    I knew the SMSM has been dumbing down for years, but it is sad to realise that a once decent paper has simply joined the race to the gutter with the likes of The DR and The ET.

    Celtic’s Questions to Answer
    Still scratching the napper about the timing of this massive HMRC squirrel.


    It's during the international break – so there's 'probably' not a footy related need for distraction just now at Ibrox.

    The Memorial Walls court case yesterday – IMO – wouldn't have bothered anyone at Ibrox, so no distraction needed.


    So, it's to distract from possibly something new / unknown to the Bampots currently?

    It could be related to a desperate need for more funding, or something about King, or about the disputed 2011/12 UEFA licence…or something completely different.  Who knows.


    But, to derive the benefit of this well executed squirrel, the bad news has to be made public soon, you would think?

    Are we going to see yet another RIFC statement released late on a Friday night?


    I'll keep the popcorn handy this evening, just in case.  indecision

    Celtic’s Questions to Answer
    For all the rage and delusion displayed across the SMSM, on social media and – sadly unsurprisingly – for all the anger and abuse unjustly directed at HMRC staff…


    still absolutely nothing on the 'Rangers FC' website.


    Considering they cling to the belief that TRFC is in fact still the exact same club as RFC,

    you would think 'Rangers' would be even more vocal in its condemnation of HMRC?


    It's as if TRFC knows full well it's all BS…

    but the SMSM still have to follow the copy/paste instructions they are given, regardless.

    Celtic’s Questions to Answer
    StevieBC 14th November 2019 at 15:36

    This HMRC story has been cranked up to BS Level '11'.

    Headline from The ET;

    "Rangers vs HMRC: Ex-players and staff 'have EBT penalties wiped over incorrect tax bill…"


    No 'journalist' name is attributed to this nonsense.

    It's based "on a source" who is supposedly an accountant but "uninvolved"…



    Well, well, well…

    Mibbees The ET does have a bit of shame after all?

    I've just checked the above ET article for Comments: it is no longer available on their site, and disappeared into the ether.