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Charles Green of Rangers Gets Naming Rights Example Wrong or Else Mike Ashley Has a Time Machine

I would like to offer my thanks to commenter COYBIG for picking up on another inaccuracy, though again surely inadvertent, in Mr Green’s latest ramblings.

For some unaccountable reason the mainstream media seem reluctant to point out inconsistencies or errors emanating from Ibrox. Maybe they are working on the basis that James Traynor and Charles Green are an irresistible force, or at least immovable objects.

Last Thursday Mr Green was on about naming rights to Ibrox stadium.

As an aside I note that Mr Green is quoted in the piece saying the following:-

What I said last night is that I personally am going to fight to get the Ibrox name in the new title.

Now Mr Green is, unless I am very much mistaken, the CEO of Rangers International FC PLC and also the CEO of Rangers Football Club Ltd. One or both of those companies will be selling these rights. As the CEO of the seller, one assumes Mr Green is in position to tell any prospective buyer “Ibrox stays in the name”. Continue reading

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“Newcastle’s Ashley ready to buy Ibrox share” – A Study in Succulent Lamb

Chris McLaughlin is the BBC Scotland Senior Football Reporter. This piece is not intended to be critical only of him, but of the wider issues known by the phrase “succulent lamb”.

Succulent Lamb Shanks

It seems that the media are still willing to churn out stories about the Rangers Football Club, apparently without any checks at all as to whether the story makes any sense.

We can treat the following story from the BBC website yesterday as a case study.

The headline is “Rangers: Newcastle’s Mike Ashley ready to buy Ibrox share”. Continue reading

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