Keith Jackson has succeeded James Traynor as the “big cheese” at the Record Sports Department (for which read Football Department!)
He wrote a piece yesterday (Monday) which has the temerity to suggest that the Rangers share issue might not be as successful as many have said it will be. Clearly Mr Jackson’s sources must be wrong, bearing in mind all that has been issued officially and unofficially from Ibrox about the IPO.
And I can exclusively reveal some gross errors in his piece today. You can find the article here.
Some extracts are below, but I recommend you read the full piece.
THERE’S a touch of the Boycotts about Charles Green. And it has nothing to do with not taking tickets for Tannadice.
For six months this eccentric, torn-faced Yorkshireman has been strutting around Scottish football, smashing almost everything and everyone for six.
His aggressive, sleeves-rolled-up batting style has been fun to watch and, at times, pretty spectacular too.
It must be said, when it was announced only 10 or so days ago that he had secured £17m worth of reasonably blue chip institutional investment in his planned flotation, many a flat cap was doffed in Green’s direction. This was arguably an even more impressive success than his snake charming act on the masses. Continue reading