Still Up In The Air

Morning,all.
Interesting weekend,you might say. The weekend of course is when politics and world events take a back seat to relaxation and recreation,particularly the sporting calendar. Not this weekend,oh no. This weekend was all about the politics and world events,and sports were virtually wiped out. 

The reason? A tiny wee virus previously confined to horseshoe bats in South East Asia apparently,now known to us as COVID-19. 

https://yubanet.com/scitech/scientists-are-still-searching-for-the-source-of-covid-19-why-it-matters/https://theconversation.com/why-its-important-to-study-coronaviruses-in-african-bats-131592


It has put the world’s financial markets into a state of panic bordering on hysteria,put politicians and reserve bankers the world over to centre stage as they frantically try to stop a worldwide recession. Hospitals are rapidly becoming overcrowded,martial law declared in Spain and similar restrictions also in Italy. Many countries have closed their borders entirely,others will insist that new arrivals are quarantined for fourteen days. Ireland is even closing its bars!


Scotland,meanwhile,is concentrating its energies on the one thing that matters. Robbing Celtic of their title. 

I wasn’t the least surprised yesterday to see the BBC publishing a Press Association release that one club in Scotland is demanding that the season be declared null and void. I think we can all guess which one that might be! Time was when media outlets competed for the scoops,the big exclusives that sold newspapers. Dummy early editions,designed to put the opposition off the scent were not unknown. The spiralling decline in print sales has led to a similar fall-off in quality journalism,and these outlets routinely regurgitate content from elsewhere with a nod to the original source. I can only assume it is a gentleman’s agreement to keep costs down. Hardly surprising when you consider that The Daily Record which once sold 800,000 copies a day,while The Sunday Mail and Sunday Post were approaching seven figures are all seeing sales inexorably head towards sub-100,000. 

Every news outlet takes an RSS feed from the Press Association. If you want to put something into the mainstream,it is the go-to enabler. And the last time I recall this particular employee of the PA released a story to the world,it was rapidly picked up and disseminated. That was the story that became Inch High Private Eye,remember? Yet to hear any follow-up from that,strangely enough.


I think Mr PA guy might be better advised to go out and do some work for a change,rather than simply rely on calling a friend. The friend is clearly using him for his own ends,and that after all is his job. It is the job of a journalist to question information received before putting it in the public domain. It’s time he gave it a try. 

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It has also been an interesting weekend too on the site,after a fashion. Mahe and I set this site up,with considerable help from others,with the simple intention of giving Celtic supporters a place to freely discuss their thoughts on events at Celtic,and thereafter whatever they felt like saying at the time. It has been much more successful than any of us envisaged,and we know that is down to the quality of the comments from the site members. 

But it is also down to the simple fact that we have always asked everyone to argue their case with civility and respect to others,and to be honest,that has been IMO the major success of the site in our eighteen months. 

Sadly,not everyone feels that way,so Mahe and I will now delete any comment which contains personal abuse to other members or to bloggers elsewhere. We will also delete any post which we consider to contain wilful or dangerous misinformation. Other deletions will be made if they are considered to breach the ethos of the site. 

There will be no exceptions and no appeals. 
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Above article by BMCUWP. This enforced shutdown means that more than ever we will be looking for you guys and gals to step in with a contribution for Article of the Day. There’s a good chance many of you will be working from home anyway,so there’s no excuse! Mail anything that springs to mind to Mahe
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Puff puff

Sounds like the Huns are going back to the glorious days of only signing WASP

Mahe

I thought J Titor was hilarious.
Clearly a purveyor of Jamaican woodbines if responding he would always begin
” My timeline was alerted by this mention, so I have travelled back to these coordinates to converse”
Or words to that effect.
Perhaps his timeline has just been alerted now?
Funny guy.
Hail Hail

big packy

A THING OF BEAUTY, apologies, should have said before, sorry everyone, hope you did not take offence? anyway at the moment football is secondary to me, ive just had 2 neighbours in their late 70s, asking me to help them, they have no family ,tomorrow morning im going to the cash and carry god willing ,to get these poor souls some groceries, tinned food, water and bread ,to keep them going for a bit, its what we need to do in these times,ill keep doing it until ,god forbid I succumb, that could be my mother and father wanting help, I aint gonna let them down.hh.

I was laughed at when I said that there would be court cases re the huns, I recall James Forrest taking the hump when I told him that the government would be involved, he tried to ridicule me, Oh how things change eh James

Oglach

We demand Time travel!, ok then – when do you want it? That is irrelevant!

Mike in Toronto

on that note, has anyone spoken to Delaney’s of late? One of my favourite people that I had the good fortune to meet through CQN, and I do miss his contributions.

DD… if you are looking in, I hope you and your boy are doing well.

Puff puff

Mahe . I have no recollection of him definitely sounds like an interesting character

Awe Naw

I demand the Pussycat Dolls dance

Awe Naw

Titor had another name on CQN beforehand

Mahe

MiT, .
Yes I have spoke with DD elsewhere and the reggae tunes and rasta aroma are both flowing.
Which means Irie man,, or yes he’s grand 😉
Hail Hail

Oglach

An early St Paddy’s day song. One of Ireland’s greatest singing talents and one who isn’t? I’ll let you decide who is who.

Christy Moore & Daniel O’Donnell

Mary from Dungloe

Mahe

Why doesn’t Arnie just tell the virus what to do?
With Hulk Hogan at his side for max impact?

Anyway my mini St Patricks day begins.
Top o The morning to ya

Big Audio Dynamite

Haha, Mike. I had a feeling you might ken who the real Titor was.

I just place that stuff in the same folder, alongside such belters as ” lizard overlords” in the white house and “clones” on the telly 🙂

Most of this “Conspiracy” talk is there to get you looking anywhere but in the right place ….Who is running the show, and what are they REALLY up to! That’s the bit I’m interested in ..we all should be interested in that…and not just accept what we are told all the time ?

Awe Naw

The huns need a narrative that distracts the hordes from asking questions. That’s normally the football. Since Sevco it’s been tabloid propaganda. Without football then it is just the propaganda. Unfortunately for them that´s been taken out of tabloid control. The voiding of competition means they go into liquidation. No UL money, No SPFL prize money, SDI damages, Memorial wall damages, No new share issue, No money form the last OF game and a ton lost on the Livi game.

They are fucked … great isn´t it 🙂

Oglach

Mahe

Sláinte mhaith a chara

Big Audio Dynamite

Now it looks like the season is done, anyone have a player of the year? Game of the season? Goal OTS? Fav moment?

Big Audio Dynamite

Mahe, exactly. All they have left is bluster ..brilliant, ain’t it! ?

Oglach

Question: Preference -1 Celtic being awarded the title (deservedly) or 2, Sevco going into administration.

Ahhh the dilemma of it all

Big Audio Dynamite

If you have daily dealings with any sticky buns.. look closely, you can tell they know they are fecked! It’s hard to describe the look, but they know when they make eye contact with me, I know!! ? Now all the bluster under the sun, will not spare them from the karma coming.

It’s absolutely joyous to watch ?

Mahe

Og,
Just phoned andytown now it’s 4winds. Mum reports not a beer in the isle in Sainsburys, what with bars closing.
Expect peelers to flood the Holylands tomorrow, my old stomping grounds as a teenage rebel early 90s 😉
The life of an expat. Check the news of where you grew up first, then where you live.
Why?
Who knows who cares.
Maith Thu.
Hail Hail

Puff puff

Awe Naw .. your right sounds like administration soon as it’s the perfect way to unload players contracts … the big bad virus done it .

Oglach

Slaine

’99 bottles’

Irish American gangster rap 🙂

Awe Naw

Puff Puff,

No UL money means liquidation again NOT ADMINISTRATION unless they find a Fergus Mc Cann type with 50 mill to burn

Mahe

The Huns anthem, ,

https://youtu.be/O7Ym91Xzb5s

Awe Naw

and nobody is going to do that for Sevco. We have been here before. Another Phoenix

Big Audio Dynamite

I remember being about 8, and thinking all you had to do to travel into the future, was run really fast! Tried it a million times ??

Awe Naw

BAD,

too much superman

bada bing1

Watch the huns try and take the 15 point hit this season, and still finish 2nd,it should be 25 as this will be their first Administration.

Auldheid

16th April 2008. Celtic v Rangers in title run in. Stumbled over the game on You Tube

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hsH6XTDm9go and we are in front at half time 1-0.

Passionate for sure but not a lot of football and I thought it might be a bit of fun for folk to watch the full game and then comment on here as if it had been played on Sunday.

One comment Hartley and Robson – Raw meat from the balcony.

Puff puff

Awe Naw .. but but they have 20 million in the back poket . Hung kung dosh

Oglach

The Dropkick Murphys

Fields of Athenry

Oglach

Metallica

Whiskey in the Jar

Mahe

For the entire blog

https://youtu.be/h-mi0r0LpXo

Auldheid

1 each. Wee nyaff Novo scores. Game on.

Awe Naw

Bada,

they will be deducted 15 this season and 5 next.

It is their first insolvency not that that the paradox will bother anyone within the professional game in Scotland.

Big Audio Dynamite

Googled photos of Arlene Foster …she really likes that crown broach, eh? Every single photo? Wow

Big Audio Dynamite

Like I said about Sevco, a fantastic chance to start a mark3

Oglach

Big Audio Dynamite
Googled photos of Arlene Foster …she really likes that crown broach, eh? Every single photo? Wow
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That is one very strange fetish you have my man. But hey ho as long as you aren’t hurting anyone 🙂

bada bing1

Awe Naw- I think a first Admin is 25 points, a 2nd is 15? But we know what happens with the huns and rules.

Auldheid

Penalty to Celtic. Nakamura (again) shoots but Cuellar tips ball over the bar with his hands. Hes off

Auldheid

Bugger McGregor saves from Scott McDonald

Big Audio Dynamite

Ogpach, that’s a long time to wear the same broach ..few photos I could understand, but ffs, everyday??

Big Audio Dynamite

Brilliant midfield. Broony – Hartley – Robson – Nakamura

Auldheid

Barry Robson off, big Sammy on. Should be some last 15!

jimthetim53

I think I have figured out which premiership club want the season null & void.

It is not the huns. They have came out today and stated strongly they want the remaining games played at some point.
It is not Hearts, Budge has said if the season cannot continue, no relegations from the premiership. increase league to 14 teams next season.

So if it’s null & voided who gains most? If we restart with the position we were in at the start of 2019/20, Kilmarnock would qualify for Europe again. As it stands at the moment they are in EIGHTH PLACE and no chance of Europe.

ergo, KILMARNOCK.
and they are hunnish.

Mike in Toronto

BAD

From your posts on here, I have thought that you and I would have a bit in common in how we view things. Before becoming a lawyer, I was raised on Derrida, and Chomsky, so question everything …… and that was before I became a lawyer …. and we know how bad that lot are ….now I’m not even sure I can believe myself!

and maybe that isn’t a broach Foster is wearing … maybe it is a microphone … or a brainwave controller thingy!

🙂

Big Audio Dynamite

Auldheid – As long as we don’t pump high balls to McDonald, fs he’s a midget!

Big Audio Dynamite

Mike, if it is, it’s not working great ?

Awe Naw

bada

although it could be argued that King and Johnson and Park are the same regime as the last time for a possible 25pt deduction nobody is going to argue that anyway and as the 5 year period is up it´s 15 pts immediate and 5pts next season. If it happens during the close season then 15 pt deduction for the upcoming season and 5 to follow. -5 to start with to defend ten isn’t exactly an investment opportunity

It’s almost as if the expected hun trajectory has been set in stone within the SPFL rule book 😉