Five days on from the big meeting that was supposed to bring some clarity of direction at our club of choice there remain more questions than answers lingering.
If anything the disconnect between floor and top table has grown , and that was the very last thing needed here or now.
With the team in its toughest title race for years, and a historic record within grasp, the very last thing we should be seeing is a schism, but here we are.
How we got here is its own blog, but all must face up to the fact there is a growing faction that are very disenchanted with our PLC, their actions and lack of.
When the board were faced with a room of raised hands on the Resolution vote last Wednesday, they did what they are legally allowed to in voting it down.
But when voting away the wishes of the room of people you represent, you alienate those very people.
You certainly aren’t representing them at that point, the opposite is true.
An ethical and inclusive company would have serious misgivings about upsetting its core clientele in such a fashion never mind its smaller shareholders . Previous liaison would have predicted this clash and many would not have allowed that vote to take place at all knowing the depth of feeling over the issue.
They would have formed a working group to find common ground so as not be seen bulldozing over major issues full stop.
We were not so fortunate.
When the top table can just clearly brush an important issue that has the full entire support of all else in the room, you can strip the title custodians from them.
Never again will I be referring to them as that .
A custodian treasures and protects your institution, making sure it doesnt stray off path.
The PLC have deliberately changed our course, and as obvious by the show of hands, its not one that is wanted.
They have became our biggest problem now leading us without majority consent or any moral compass it seems. Certainly not one that we seem happy with.
We have no chance of making any headroom against the bent Sfa with a house divided and zero trust from top to bottom.
We need new blood at the top to move forward together.
Gimme a break,, the apple never falls far from the tree and you can just get used to more of the same. A dynasty then is it?
Do they know what happened to the last dynasties that were unpopular?
They obviously dont know history repeats itself.
Its a very foolish move from the man who unfortunately got his hands on the rudder of our club.
With popularity at an all time low , lets stick Junior in there to represent me and keep it ticking over nicely,,what a joke and very out of touch.
The Green Brigade was one hell of a squirrel , and clearly predetermined showing they can and do play at controlling the narrative when feeling some heat.
Many an innocent was caught up as collateral with the expectation that at least some of those would turn their wrath on the perceived perpetrators. Classic divide and conquer but it failed when faced with a floor of hands on the bigger issue of the entire games governance.
Infact there is further muddying of the waters with the claims of never seeing the 5 way and also being on the blower to Uefa that morning and reconfirming a thumbs down.
After silver bullet please forgive me for not believing another word without proof ala Dave King.
Words have became meaningless now from the PLC.
While it might be true a large percentage of the fanbase itself are not up to speed on Resolution 12 the show of hands from the people the board are supposed to answer to , the shareholders, is very heartening and tells me that the smaller shareholders ,who are mostly rank and file bought in for emotional purposes, have our ethos firmly enshrined within.
All at that top table have failed to grasp that we only desire what we all thought we were signing up to,, a Club and team to be proud of in a properly governed setup.
At the minute the governance has stooped to desperate lows ,, while the team is making leaps and bounds under the Lurgan man.
The Club itself is failing to act as befitting its stature and history.
This Club is simply not about lying down and rolling over despite what is more profitable.
We have been here before with zero trust and a huge chasm between board and support yet they seem to have forgotten the outcome or believe it will be different this time for some reason.
It wont be.
It may take longer but the fans will outlast and overcome boards if necessary.
To break the trust of the masses during what can be considered a golden period for the team takes a special type of mismanagement. A miasma of failures.
Its a case study for the future but in the here and now it would be utter folly to think things can continue as they are.
How many years and times can the top table swat away what the lifeblood of the club want and expect to get away with it?
Its clear popularity and legacies aren’t important to the current board as they are in contempt territory which leads to the exit.
To be held in such contempt at these special times for the team shows a serious lack of understanding of just what was and is expected.
It shows we have the wrong type in charge plain and simple.
So ask yourself this please,,
These men with zero trust already,,
If they can just ban hundreds of folk at a whim ,, without being ordered ,, clearly a smoke screen and knowing the vast majority are innocent ,,
these men who just swatted away the vast majority’s wishes for a better game,,
And who do nothing against biggoted refs that are clearly corrupt ,,
Then do you think they would have any issue banning you ?
And whats next ?
The flag ?
The songs ?
Theres only one thing should be next .
The above is by Mahe. Support the Resolutioners in the fight for a clean game.
With your help and support we can have a better game.
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