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Rangers Website Has Removed Mr McCoist’s Comments About Green’s “Contempt”

I posted not long ago about the reaction of Rangers’ manager Ally McCoist to the defeat by Forfar.

In that piece I complimented Rangers for its open-ness in publishing Mr McCoist’s severe criticisms of Charles Green, blaming him for the loss today. I suggested that it would be “Pravda-esque” for the official site to ignore what Mr McCoist had said publicly in his press conference.

The story on the Rangers website was posted under the heading “Contempt for our Club”.

I also made the wry analogy with a revolution where the rebels take over the TV station to put across their message. I think that the Ibrox computers might have been seized by rebel forces! Continue reading

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Are #Rangers Already Falling Apart On and Off the Field?

Is it possible for events at Ibrox to become even more bizarre and farcical than they have already been?

Today proves that indeed that is the case.

Remember we are dealing with a football club which has been described as the second most important institution in Scotland, and one with a worldwide fan base of over 500 million.

More prosaically it is a PLC, quoted on the AIM Stock Exchange, in which £22 million was invested recently in a share issue, as well as millions more by institutional and other investors before the IPO.

(Strictly of course it is a football club made up of assets and business which are owned by a company which is owned by the PLC.)

It is also an organisation with a sizeable PR department, as well as having expensive PR professionals on retainer. Indeed the club has its own Director of Communications, who is one of the titanic figures of Scottish sports journalism of the last 25 years. Continue reading

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