Turning Celtic Orange : the full story.

We would all surely agree on one little something. That the beautiful game has given us all many different memories to look back upon when the occasion calls.
I remember my favourite goal like yesterday, we all do. It’s why we love the sport and come back time and again seeking to be thrilled.
Favourite memory or not though, for a league used to scandal by now, Sundays scenes set a new low (or high depending on your stance) for Scottish football.

 

Let’s rewind one month.
Glasgow Celtics quest for an unprecedented tenth successive title was well under way with an exciting neck and neck tussle against their rivals.
So far so good.
And then came the first wave of what would become a tsunami.

 

When four online friends discovered a discrepancy that needed following up sometime around 2014, they could never have imagined the twists and turns of the path they had unknowingly tread upon.

 

That path ended at the London Supreme Court four weeks ago this Friday with what has been called an unlikely yet stunning victory for the four fans.
Lord Chief Justice Whitaker agreed with the plaintiffs that ‘once evidence contradictory to the published accounts became legally admissible, under Public Limited Company charter the board had a duty to all shareholders to enquire whether this new information might have impacted performance in any aspect of the club.
It’s clear there may have been a financial loss and as such the board should have appointed an independent body to perform an investigation.’

 

Noting obtuse answers where clarity had been asked for, the magistrate pointed out to the then CEO that ‘having a consensus to ignore company law, does not negate ignoring company law. There was no excuse for what happened whatsoever.’

 

The matter was referred to an Ombudsman to decide how to punish the breach of duty, when news broke that the entire Celtic board had resigned en masse.

 

A furious majority shareholder appeared the next night with RTEs media personality Eamonn Dunphy and did not hold back with his comments.

 

Noting that he was very much a ‘my way or the highway’ type of boss he insisted that fans must not be allowed to ‘impede operations and personnel like that’ by looking over their shoulder and ‘checking their homework like school again’.
Looking his host firmly in the eye he point blank insisted he was ‘done’ with the club and was open to offers.

 

A jubilant fanbase erupted and the four supporters gained instant notoriety.
‘The Resolutioners’ couldnt walk about downtown Glasgow for being asked for a selfie, quick pint, arranged marriage etc.
But thoughts had quickly turned to whats next?

 

One syndicate emerged as ‘the peoples favourite’ though.
Comprising an England based plastics magnate, a mainland Europe based actor, and a USA residing blogger they were soon the bookmakers favourites to strike a deal with the Macroom man, who by this time was sounding worse than a spurned lover on every radio station that would accept him. Negotiations were bound to be tough, all parties realised that and were prepared to fight their corner.
Little did anyone know though that others lurked in the shadows ready to pounce.

 

As the trio, now know as the Likely Lads, attempted to drum up emergency finance from the most obscure sources, including remortgaging a Cheshire pet groomers records show, they were beaten to the punch in truly outrageous fashion.

 

It happened timelined as follows.
Three weeks ago this Thursday Edinburgh International Airport received notification that a private jet from the USA would be landing. Protocol insists trans Atlantic flights are allowed to land and fuel, but from the minute the doors opened there was nothing ordinary about this flight. Or more importantly it’s passengers.

 

None other than the worlds most famous Incumbent President stepped off, was quickly surrounded by his entourage, and was immediately ushered into a private area with top level officials woken from their sleep to rush in.

 

Astonishingly his personal lawyer presented a bundle of papers to an immigration official and not a member of the nations diplomatic staff, as would be normal.

 

The on duty official was presented with a bill of sale for one hundred and fifty million Pounds alongside a complete application to enter and reside in the country legally due to the Invest and Inhabitat Visa offered by Scotland to businesses and business people worldwide.
To be presented with such paperwork at the airport was most irregular, but it was all in order.
The only question was what business had he bought, and the big answer revealed in one of a kind fashion has left people the nation over stunned.

 

As his staff worked to secure all necessary paperwork the former Commander in Chief had secured the penthouse suite of the nearby Sheraton Hotel, his media wing already assembling equipment in the hotels convention area.
One hour later, every hotel, bed and breakfast, and Airbnb within 100 miles had tripled its rates, and was booked out for months.
What followed ensured the national sport would never be the same again.

 

“Scotland, I’m home” he exclaimed to an eruption of flashes from 93 different nations press.
And with that he ripped off his jacket exposing a Basketball style top but with the Green half of Glasgows logo firmly in planted in the middle.

 

“I’ve bought the Celtic’s!”
And then he flashed that inimitable smile, and in that instant the hearts of every Hoop worldwide sunk, some dreaming it was all a big hoax, but their dreams where soon shattered when he explained how the deal had come about.

 

” I talked to Door-Mat. Great. Great. My kind of people. We played golf and struck a deal.” He proudly announced.
And then it begun in earnest.

 

” And not only that, now I have entered soccer will it never be the same, no one has ever or will ever do it like me, my way, You guys hear me, my way! “

 

One nod to an aide, the rear curtain dropped, and there was Hulk Hogan clad in the same shirt, which quickly disintegrated under a tug with a lions roar familiar to millions.
He may have aged, been through wives, operations, and court cases but to have The Hulkster involved with Scottish football was groundbreaking.
The Hulks ripped Celtic top meme quickly went viral and the online Superstore experienced a 90% rise in traffic within the next 24 hours.

 

When a Philippines based journalist asked why Glasgow Celtic the clubs new owner didn’t need held back.
” I’ve never liked blue, never ever. And red, they lost. They lost the election and they are losing me. So I’ve never liked red or blue.
But you know what colour I always loved.
Green. Green baby. Green all day long.”

 

When asked of his plans for the club by a Norwegian outlet he went on to state,
” You would not believe what we are gonna do with this franchise. It’s gonna be incredible, you people are gonna love it believe me.
World Series? The top and I mean it.”

 

“Well let’s see we have reached out to Wayne Gretsky, one of the greatest.
Also Arnold Schwarzenegger and Pele, great people.
On the fashion and media side we have the best in the business.”

 

What followed was the first big sign of what was to come for the notoriously loyal fanbase who still dream of a side replicating their famous Lisbon Lions.

 

” Kanye West and his beautiful wife Kim Kardashian will not only be the public face of the company but they will help design the next kit with their mix of streetwise and hip. You’re gonna love it.”

 

Leaked information suggests at boardroom level we shall see his son in law plus daughter named to the board with the latter running daily operations, along with his personal lawyer, Kanye West and Kim Kardashian.
All will reside in the city but report to his Aberdeen golf course and mansion every weekend. Local rent in both cities increased 10% upon the news.

 

But when pushed for details about his proposed board makeup he announced
” I work best alone, me calling the shots, so I bought the club lock stock and barrel. My people will come to me, we will sit down and talk about it, and you’re gonna love it believe me. We are gonna make this club great again.”

 

When asked specifically did he know the off side rule his response was chilling in it’s portent.
“That’s the rules right there ” had said while pointing his finger at his New York born personal lawyer.
“Trust me, Soccer won’t know what’s hit it.”

 

This seemingly abrupt flight from his homeland and venture into the sports industry for the first time may be explained by the New York Attorney Generals strengthening case which was touted to be close to completion.

 

But in exploiting a loophole so to speak, his team have in effect bought him the time he craves.
Scotland’s legal system is notorious not only for it’s no rush approach but also it’s co-operation at certain levels.
In having never been charged with any crime, plus having purchased a local club with his own money, native Immigration forces were in effect ‘strong armed to let him in the backdoor’ claimed one source who spoke on condition of anonymity.
This outlets Legal beagles informed that any nonviolent charges brought in the USA against an elderly ensconced resident deemed vital to his chosen business could take decades to drag out, which increasingly looks to be the end game here.

 

However there’s always someone caught in the middle, and in this case it’s the Celtic fans. Already horrified by recent events, some were pushed over the edge by their new owners more than occasional faux pas, something he is well noted for.
Three times he repeated he had bought one half of the ‘Old Friends’ before being corrected by aides, only to then proclaim there would be no kneeling during the anthem, showing a total lack of knowledge regarding his new profession.
However one statement drew audible gasps of shock from the assembled throng.
” That star, that star is me!” he proclaimed pointing to the clubs iconic European Cup symbol claimed by the legendary Jock Stein and his local lads.

 

He continued ” I might make it bigger, I like big stars like me, but that star is me and its almost as if they knew I was coming!”.
It was too much for former Captain Tom Boyd who was visibility restrained by security and then called a silly protestor by footballs most famous owner.

 

When the new media head was asked did he wish to comment directly to the support, Kanye offered the folllowing,,
“Less cloth, More speed. From now on we dropping the shoulder exposing those tattoos y’all.”
His famous wife had this to say about the iconic green and white hoooped shirt,,
“What’s this the 70’s? This is out.”

 

The Superstar continued,,
“Look, hoops were created to shame us into not exposing our bodies by naturally widening our bodies to the eye thus hiding our true form. Our new design will help you break away from that shame.”

 

The new regime is different even than any seen across the city at a Rangers, a club that has witnessed a numbers of chancers sit in the boardroom.

 

But the big question was always what would happen when his team were playing an important game, a derby match for instance.
This past Sundays Old Firm clash provided the answer, and instantly went down in sports history as a ‘where were you’ moment.

 

Following another Ryan Jack nibble at the heels of his opposing number around the thirty eighth minute mark, the one of a kind celebrity stormed the field with three lawyers in tow to a stunned silence. A quick whisper in referee Willy Collums ear, and he was directed to a lawyer.
The Distinctive Hairdoo ‘somehow’ found a mic in his hand that was linked to the stadium PA system, did a slow 360 with a smile saying ‘,you wanna do it with me, yes you do, Ok on three.
One
Two
Three!”
And the entire arena simultaneously chanted,, ” Youre Fired!!! “
Many felt that exact moment was when a line had been crossed.

 

In Scottish football terms it certainly was. Overnight the governing body received applications to screen games live from forty eight networks worldwide.

 

The replacement ref, Andrew Dallas, stayed mostly around the middle of the park once the new owner took up position beside his teams goalposts with not one foul given against the reigning Champions during the second 45 minutes exactly, the new regimes first Old Firm game negotiated without defeat, but not without talking points.

 

While the new owner settles,, his wife claiming to love the weather and food, he spared a few more words not only for his teams rivals but the entire nation possibly
“I like winners full stop. If you wanna be a winner come talk to me!”

 

Meanwhile the four supporters responsible for bringing down the previous board thus opening the door for the entire charade are still shell shocked about how events have unfolded.
One explained how it was always in mankind’s nature to open Pandora’s Box, while another released a 3800 word statement effectively saying ‘Oops’.
While they continue to receive support from fans who realize they did not envision what exactly would occur by ousting the previous operators, life isn’t really the same as before.

 

More than one has noticed the fish and chips seem a little smaller, the steak fattier than usual,sausage rolls a bit stale, and the pot of tea just never made fresh anymore.

 

They still get hellos when out and about, each claiming the level of personal support has been phenomenal by and large.
But there’s always one.
Before Sundays never to be forgotten clash, since dubbed the ‘Sold Firm Game’ a hastily scrawled bedsheet produced by a group of teenagers proclaimed “Executioners for the Resolutioners” for all of thirty seconds before being removed by supporters three times their age.
Such views were not shared by any fans spoken to by this outlet outside the stadium.

 

It is surely one of lifes great ironies however, that most fans feelings towards the four were inadvertently summed up perfectly by a current family member of the previous majority shareholder they forced out.
To the Celtic support they are, as Andrea Corr sang so beautifully, forgiven not forgotten.

 

Gabriel MacKay
reporting from East Glasgow

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Mahe

Thoughts and prayers go out to Fairhill bhoy and family today.
Best wishes brother. Always here for you.

Hail Hail

TheTic

Gabriel if I wake up after this nightmare, in the morn, and you know who owns Celtic you can delete my. name from this blog
Goodnight

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FAIRHILLBHOY

Dreadful day in front of you all,mate. My best wishes to all who knew and loved your Dad.

HH

bada bing1

Fairhill Bhoy- hope all goes well today. HH

bada bing1
McCaff

Morning all and particularly to Fairhill Bhoy and his family on this sad day. YNWA

McCaff
Friesdorfer

Thoughts and prayers with Fairhill Bhoy and family today especially.
YNWA HH

Friesdorfer

Wow. No words can describe the feeling after reading the article. A magnum opus indeed. George Orwell, eat your heart out…
HH

Garry

Thoughts and prayers to Fairhill Bhoy on this dreich wet day in Lanarkshire. God bless J.

A great story up until the takeover by Flump.
Maybe there’s a lesson hidden in there! 🙂

Even if our dreams come true and we are rid of the Board & major shareholder, it guarantees nothing! A fan ownership option sounds brilliant, but sadly if truth be told, that is not risk free either. Hundreds of retail Co-ops went bust from the 1960s onwards. The only reason we still have Co-ops in our High Streets is because the big brother CWS took over the remnants of the failed Co-ops. The CWS is Owned by the members (£1 each share, one member one vote) BUT it is most definitely NOT run by the members. That is left to paid, hired, professionals. It is still influenced by the members via local & national membership forums who are always in dialogue with ‘Head Office’. The overall broad strategy is still determined by the members.

Still a better option that the current set up at Celtic or even worse, being owned by a Flump.

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Dunno whose fair hand wrote the article,but it has made me feel better just reading it!

One of the problems with our widespread dissatisfaction with the current custodians is the “Careful what you wish for!” scenario. And if I’m honest,it is something which has always been a concern. As indeed it should be for anyone with an emotional or financial stake in any publicly quoted company.

Celtic is what binds us all-even if we all have different opinions about many aspects of how it is run! And the way that the shareholding is structured means that anyone who wishes to buy the club only needs to convince DD to sell his stake in order to gain a controlling interest. Get a hold of Lindsell Train’s shares,and there’s the majority done and dusted. The buyer has the club for a mere £60m or so,depending on the premium demanded.

So why does that make me feel better? I suppose the obvious answer is that the article describes a worst-case scenario,and that anything else-bar a childless divorced Mason Boyne winning the Euromillions-is an improvement! But it also raises two questions.

Is it right that the future of the club should be in the hands of two financial institutions who are really only interested in the balance sheet-and what can we do about it?

And secondly,just what drugs have been legalised in California?

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JIMTHETIM53

Re the Co-op,you just have to look at what happened to its banking arm to understand the problems caused by running a co-operative.

Bobby, yes the Co-op Bank overstretched itself and gambled badly taking over that failed Building Society. It shook the Co-op to the ground. I doubt it will happen again. Maybe the despicable world of high finance had infiltrated the inner chambers of the Co-op Bank.

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JIMTHETIM53

Due to financial mismanagement,the Co-op bank was bought for peanuts by a consortium of hedge funds,etc. It is now on the verge of being sold on again.

It hasn’t been part of the co-op movement since 2013.

https://www.theguardian.com/business/2020/nov/17/co-op-bank-reveals-takeover-approach-by-unnamed-party

Yes I read that a few days ago Bobby. From what I can remember the Co-op bank was started to provide a banking service for the Co-op societies and manufacturing divisions. From the 19th century the Co-op movement tried to be self reliant and out with the capitalist system. From the cradle to the grave. Not so long ago the Co-op was the biggest farmer in Scotland. The largest dairy in Scotland was in south west Scotland manufacturing butter & cheese. The largest baked beans factory in Europe was the Co-op in south east England, bigger than Heinz! (They provided own label for all the supermarket chains). Shieldhall in Glasgow was full of dozens of manufacturing units for the Co-op. The largest undertaker in Britain too!

The Co-op bank eventually tried to become just another high st. bank. I think it will be gone soon.

Sol Kitts

Thoughts and prayers are with Fairhill Bhoy and family today. God bless.

Fairhill Bhoy:

For some reason this came ‘up next’ on you tube after You’ll Never Walk Alone. I think it’s on my ‘like’ list 🙂
Betcha Garry likes it too!

The Real McCoy

Condolences to Fairhill Bhoy and family.
Your father’s star ⭐️ will shine bright.
Rest assured You’ll Never Walk Alone.
I will now join JTT in a rendition 👆🍀

A thing of beauty

Thoughts with fairhill bhoy today. You will have some good memories to sustain you.

bada bing1

Scottish Cup Final

 

20th December, 2.15pm ko

CaltonTongues

Afternoon, Login

HH

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BADABING

Worst time for kick off if you want to do anything else that day. I’m hoping to be in Scotland then,and was planning Sunday lunch somewhere.

Heyho…

Talking about the Co-op Bank, they always boasted that they were ‘ethical’. Which reminded me of some years ago The Vatican Bank was meant to invest ethically too. So it was somewhat embarrassing when it was pointed out that they had inadvertently invested in some risque property in Soho London! 🙂 If you fly with the craws!

Celtic Champs Elect

Thoughts and prayers for Fairhill bhoy today.

Rebus67

Fairhill,

Tough times but be assured that your memories of your loved one will always be with you. The way he laughed or smiled, his favourite phrases, the times you had together…….all of these will give you comfort in the future.

Rebus

Cosy Corner Bhoy

Thoughts and Prayers with Fairhill Bhoy on this sad day. Remember the great times together.

Mahe

Hi Di Hi Campers.

Be careful what you wish for indeed folks. I hope the Fab 4 read this 😉
I got permission don’t worry.

I received my first Christmas card of the year, from a poster! Thank you very much Sir and I will return the favour soon. It’s nice to feel appreciated pal.

Hail Hail

The Gombeen Man

Enjoyable read and sympathies with Fairhill Bhoy today.

Looks like the white flag is being raised by the privileged yet disreputable few of the Plc.

Are the PLC so nervous of Ten, that the tried and tested divide and conquer is the only way to distract the support?

Seems that way reading Pedro’s favourite blog.

Grannies, children, orphans and the homeless beware. Pedro and Co will point the ego finger of blame at any easy target.

1) Who negotiated and agreed Pedro’s Pardon, otherwise known as the 5WA?

2) Who runs recruitment at our club?

3) Who fell out with Brendan Rodgers?

4) Who dodged Res 12?

5) Who wants to dodge the follow-up Resolution?

6) Who hires our coach and coaching team?

7) Who picks the team and tactics?

8) Which team has failed twice to make the CL in the last two seasons?

9) Who allows the SFA to walk all over our club with at best a muted response?

10) Who has consistently undermined government policy throughout the pandemic ?

11) Who has ignored every transgression from Ibrox over the last eight years?

It’s about time that those who claim an allegiance to green and white put the club first and not the pound note.

No mention of the AGM, resignation/redundancy of the Compliance Officer, or suspicion of HMRC investigation at Ibrox.

Just the excuses and fear based deflection we’ve become accustomed to.

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THEGOMBEENMAN

I’ve just submitted tomorrow’s article and believe me,some of those questions were a part of it. Much of the content of your post though-as I say in the article-is for nearer the AGM. Too much to cover in one article!

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Repost from last night…
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AULDHEID

Having read pages 8 and 9,the new resolution and the very genuine concerns it raises,I am astonished that the board consider it of no merit and recommend a vote against it.

Well,I SHOULD be astonished. Of course,I’m not. The cover up continues.

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The use of the term that Res11 was unnecessary was used in 2013 Res12 as well.

The Company Lawyer explained it as meaning that because Celtic had questioned the SFA in December 2011 and were satisfied with the response there was no need to go to UEFA so Res12 was unnecessary.
That was challenged before the 2013 AGM with evidence suggesting there was an overdue payable contrary to SFA response of Dec 2011 which led to adjournment.

This time if you read the the Original Res which is on an earlier page, what the shareholders put to Celtic was not rejected by Celtic.

Quite the opposite they are saying they will pursue with SFA and UEFA. The latter means original Res12 not needed as that is what it asked.

Agreeing to go to UEFA was result of UEFA already having a case of deceit and possible fraud to investigate as result of SFA pulling out. That case was made by shareholders in May and July 2020 and passed to the relevant person in UEFA. There has been no response refuting the case to date.

The issue now is not that an investigation has come to an end which is preying on preconceived notions but will Celtic do as they have said?

Obviously there is huge mistrust that will happen based on past experience not helped by:

1. Lack of timetable.
2. Who exactly will progress if any be reported to? “Certain Member”?
3. What is in the company interests that I saw Awe Naw has commented on but have still to read
4. An end date.

So whilst welcoming Celtic are saying they will pursue the above points need addressed to give any promise to follow up credibility.

This is where an an explanation of Res12 being unecessary comes in. It means as Board are doing what is asked then it is unecessary, not it has been dropped.

As I said the term has been used before the difference is unlike 2013 the evidence that there is a case to answer is sound.

If it wasn’t Res11 would have been rejected on those grounds.

We now have questions on the 4 issues above to put, particularly mistrust, the over riding one, using the e mail address Celtic have provided in the notice.

This was going to be my contribution to a blog tomorrow but you can repeat it and let folk comment or repeat comments.

November 17, 2020 9:26 pm

bada bing1

If we used a private jet to get Eddy and Barkas home last month, surely we can do the same tonight for McGregor, Taylor, Griffiths, Christie, Stevie Woods,and Bitton…..el Hamed is suspended, so hopefully he is back already.

big packy

evening all and jim , thoughts to fairhill bhoy and family.👍just lets be clear, there has been a cover up from start to finish, as mahe says hope the fab 4 read this👍

Auldheid

Following my clarification of Res11/12 BMCUW reposted earlier, this James Forrest blog is quite apt as in what Celtic said in their response to shareholders statement under Res11 i.e that they will pursue issues of licensing and rule avoidance with SFA and UEFA. It is now more essential than ever. James covers why for those whose focus happens to be more on the football than the business of football and why the latter is so relevant to the former when it comes to 10iar and staying top dogs.

https://thecelticblog.com/2020/11/blogs/the-latest-ibrox-horror-story-shows-why-sfa-reform-is-celtics-critical-unfinished-business/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

Auldheid

Mahe
Hi Di Hi Campers.

Be careful what you wish for indeed folks. I hope the Fab 4 read this 😉
I got permission don’t worry.

I received my first Christmas card of the year, from a poster! Thank you very much Sir and I will return the favour soon. It’s nice to feel appreciated pal.

Hail Hail
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I could hear Trump speak where you para quoted him and our final fate reminded me of the guy who got out of Plato’s cave, found out those left behind were dealing with shadows but when he went back in and tried to enlighten them he was murdered.

Chilling stuff, the best and biggest chilling stuff there ever was. 🙂

Auldheid

BMCUW

Readers who are shareholders can raise questions using the e mail to do so mentioned in the following para. The Share Reference Number is needed.

For info here is what the 2020 AGM Notice says in respect of raising questions.
Webcast and Questions The Company will hold a live webcast of the AGM for shareholders which can be accessed online at https://web.lumiagm.com or via the mobile app ‘Lumi AGM’. Full details of how to do so are contained in the AGM User Guide available on the Company’s website at http://www.celticfc.net/pages/corporate_investornews. In order to provide shareholders with an opportunity to ask questions, as they would normally be entitled to do at the AGM, shareholders are invited to submit to the Board any questions they would otherwise have raised at the AGM, in advance of the meeting. If you have any questions, please submit them via email to AGM2020@celticfc.co.uk by no later than 6.00pm on 10 December 2020, together with your Shareholder Reference Number (SRN), which can be found on your share certificate or Form of Proxy. The Chairman or another director of the Company will endeavour to answer questions during the AGM and may group questions together when doing so. It will not be possible to ask questions during the meeting. Shareholders are advised to check the Company’s website for any changes to these arrangements.

In case its gets lost in there it is

AGM2020@celticfc.co.uk

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AULDHEID 613

Thanks,mate. As that is relevant to tomorrow’s article too,I’ll repost it then-hopefully a bit sharper than the one I finally remembered today!

Packy, Score prediction for tonight?
I’ll go 2-0 win for Scotland. McGregor & Christie to score!

big packy

JIM, if that bhoy christie scores i will be delighted, something about the name👍😎😎 how are you pal.,KTF

Fine Packy, I’ve got to vote in a council by-election tomorrow. The Labour party candidate is the son of two teachers in my school back in the 60s. They were terrific. Lovely family, the bhoy has got my vote!
If he is voted in, the 3 councillors representing my constituency will all be Labour & Tims! 🙂

big packy

JIM, brilliant 👍

Fairhill bhoy

Laid my dad to rest this morning and it went as well as can be expected given the circumstances.
The weather was horrendous but it didn’t stop a great wee turn out.
I honestly can’t thank everyone enough for all their good wishes.
God bless you all and god bless wee Benny 🍀💚

Very good goal by Israel in the last minute of the 1st half

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FAIRHILLBHOY

So sad that today happened,mate. Benny will have a ringside seat now,cheering on The Bhoys like he always did.

HH

A thing of beauty

Ryan Christie has a real problem in judging the weight of a pass and being calm enough to play the killer ball. It’s alright running around like a Duracell bunny but when you get the ball you need the presence of mind to play the crucial pass. He nearly always makes a pigs ear of it. As for crosses, until the centre forward is 15ft tall his crosses will never find him. He is nowhere near as good as he thinks he is. All my opinion of course.

Auldheid

ATOB

Christie.

He is nowhere near as good as I think he can be.

More to come.

CaltonTongues

Looks like Dykes has had his 15 minutes of fame, awful.

Fairhill boy,
God bless.

HH

Auldheid

Fairhill Boy.

My late condolences. I could see you were enduring a bad time but lost track over the days.

Grief is a right bassa.

A thing of beauty

It was the final game of the state of origin today in Australia in the rugby league today. This is an annual tri series played between New South Wales and Queensland. The decider took place today in Brisbane in front of 49000 fans. Why as a nation are we so bloody useless at everything. We are not even allowing supporters to go into stadiums where if you took their average support the social distance could be measured in 10s of metres. It’s bloody soul destroying.
Btw Queensland won. Mr ATOB missed the game as he forgot it was on. Wtf!!! Happy Queenslander now but it’s no the same as watching it live.