Rights And Responsibilities

The recent alleged assault on a Catholic priest has thrown the future of Loyalist parades in Scotland into doubt. Last Saturday’s Boyne Celebrations were somewhat tarnished by lurid headlines alleging that Canon Tom White had been spat on and attacked with a baton. While it seems apparent that no-one taking part in the parade was […]

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A Question Of Governance

The problem with addressing certain matters in a polarised environment such as Scottish football is that there is an automatic defence and denial by the “other” side of any debate. The present furore over Murdoch MacLennan’s conflict of interest is the perfect example. MacLennan’s role as Chairman of the SPFL is clearly compromised by and […]

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The Revolution Has Begun

In my excitement at the appointment of Steven Gerrard as the new Rangers manager, I poked fun at supporters of other teams by suggesting this was great for Scottish football. I was joking, of course, but the reality is that Gerrard coming to Rangers should be celebrated by every fan in the game here. Next […]

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