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Duplicity & Duplication in Mergers & Acquisitions

Duplicity & Duplication in Mergers & Acquisitions

The working title for this piece, which involved extensive research and is drawn almost exclusively from a thirty-eight pages report ( The Panel Statement of 13 March 2017), in a nod to the Glasgow vernacular was  ‘Fucking with the wrong guys.’ Dave King, now in his fifth decade of being a career criminal, has been […]

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A Mexican Stand-Off

A Mexican Stand-Off

Should one accept the copy and pasted Level 5 PR spin from Keith Jackson, the Takeover Takedown (JJ:passim) of King has had no ramifications. It was merely a coincidence that King’s fellow ‘requisitioners’  on the board of the SFA’s member club chose to relinquish their roles as directors a few days later. A Director of […]

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Cold Shoulders For Slippery Shoulders

Cold Shoulders For Slippery Shoulders

I awake to the regulatory news that the appointments of three directors in The Rangers Football Club Limited (TRFCL – SC 425159) have been terminated. Club Chairman Paul Murray, who recently hosted an ICAS evening on how he would rebuild Rangers Lite, is the highest profile termination. Given that he resorted to the reset of […]

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All Dave Needs is Love

All Dave Needs is Love

Love, Love, Love. Love, Love, Love. Love, Love, Love. There’s nothing you can do that can’t be done. Nothing you can sing that can’t be sung. Nothing you can say but you can learn how to play the game. It’s easy. Nothing you can make that can’t be made. No one you can save that […]

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Thrown Under The Wheels of his Bluster Bus

Thrown Under The Wheels of his Bluster Bus

Prior to writing this article with its exclusive centrepiece I take pause on another milestone breached at The Sitonfence Speakeasy. Our site has achieved 11,000,000 hits to date, with comments now numbering fifty shy of 28,000. The generosity of my readers makes this site possible. In what has been a difficult month for donations I have […]

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Blue Velvet

Blue Velvet

One of my principal sources, whom is separated from the last professional board at Ibrox by a cigarette paper, has been engaged in some gaming theory in regard to King’s next move. Prior to outlining one of his plays it’s important to highlight why RIFC issued unaudited interim accounts when they had no obligation to […]

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Apocalypse Now

Apocalypse Now

As the Dave King circus packed up the lamb gourmands at the SMSM were left with a veritable smorgasbord of gaffes to choose from, but as we have come to expect they just repackaged his back catalogue of lies and added a polish for good measure. What we were left with was a Chairman (according […]

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Cirque Du Soleil at Rangers Lite

Cirque Du Soleil at Rangers Lite

The concert party carpetbagger jetted in and out of Ibrox with the precision of a Cirque Du Soleil performance. Le Grand Chapiteau (The Big Top – The Gazebo is so old hat) was erected by sub-contractors from the Level 5 velodrome at Auchenhowie. In an epic performance by Traynor he managed to convince his tame […]

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A Spare to the Heir of Auchenhowie

A Spare to the Heir of Auchenhowie

One should never underestimate the unreserved audacity of David Cunningham King. A few days after being found culpable of engaging in a concert party takeover of the executive functions of RIFC plc, King has jetted in to anoint Ibrox’s answer to St. Peter, Pedro of Caixinha, and to leverage the bonhomie reserved for new managers […]

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A Conflict in Context

A Conflict in Context

“A terrorist is someone who uses fear to motivate civilians to act in a political manner on their behalf. A freedom fighter is someone who acts on the behalf of at least some civilian population in direct opposition to a military or government.” Mowing down innocent pedestrians on Westminster Bridge prior to murdering an unarmed […]

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Did the 3 Bears shit in the woods?

Did the 3 Bears shit in the woods?

I note with interest that STV have finally caught up with my exclusive narratives on a bad week at the office for Dave King. One can but hope that the vile pond life who inhabit my spam file will soon realise that I was right all along about career criminal Dave King. Is the news […]

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Persona Non Grata

Persona Non Grata

Prior to the main thrust of this article I take pause to consider the merits of a company/club in liquidation due to taxes owed to HMRC being represented by a QC made bankrupt due to unpaid taxes to HMRC. Was Andrew Thornhill, who cannot handle his own tax affairs, the correct choice to petition The […]

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Are The Rangers Headless Chickens Coming Home To Roost?

Are The Rangers Headless Chickens Coming Home To Roost?

Dear JJ, I believe it was Harold Wilson who first coined the phrase that a week was a long tome in politics. I have no hesitation in suggesting that the past week has been a long time in Scottish Football politics. The Takeover Panel decision to take Dave King and his concert party activities to […]

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Taking the SFA to Task

Taking the SFA to Task

The Orwell Fellow a.k.a. The Rangers Tax Case blogger sent the following Tweet to the SFA at the conclusion of the Supreme Court proceedings: “@scottishfa  How often does HMRC serve SFA with Schedule 36 notices relating to member clubs? If unusual, did it trigger concerns within SFA?” Stewart Regan, in an address to students at […]

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Heads You Lose, Tails You Lose

Heads You Lose, Tails You Lose

As regular readers will note, I’m my own harshest critic. Keyboard warriors line up every day to have a kick at me, but they’re wasting their time. Others conspire to maim and kill me, and despite being known to Police Scotland, I am the one who was given four hours notice to quit possession of […]

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Squeaky Bum Time v A Love Supreme

Squeaky Bum Time v A Love Supreme

As much as I would prefer to fire up my old valve amplifier and dust down my vinyl copy of the John Coltrane classic, A Love Supreme, I quickly remind myself that they are in safe storage, that I am in safe exile and that duty calls. The rolling blog for day two will resume […]

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The Continuation Jihadists – Supreme Disappointment

The Continuation Jihadists – Supreme Disappointment

I promised readers my analysis on the first day of the Supreme Court and I won’t disappoint. I had almost 50,000 hits yesterday, with 15,000 readers following the rolling blog. Despite typos and one material error, which I have now corrected, the strategies of Thornhill for Rangers in liquidation, and Ghosh defending the ruling of […]

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The Supreme Court

The Supreme Court

Preamble Court One is currently hearing  submissions from the appellant’s counsel who are soliciting judgment on whether three judges at The Court of Session erred on a point of law. We now have a distinction on timelines. The period from 2001 is being considered. The prevailing legislation at that time is being outlined. As one […]

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The Black Spot

The Black Spot

Should David Cunningham King not make good on the directions of the Takeover Panel Executive to issue a share prospectus for the purchase of all shares not held by his concert party, by close of business on 12 April 2017, he will be in breach of the Executive’s codes and subject to disciplinary proceedings. There […]

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Takeover Takedown

Takeover Takedown

Regular readers will know that I have had no hesitation in calling the hostile takeover of RIFC plc as the action of a group of self-serving carpetbaggers acting in concert. I outed them as a concert party on the LSE AIM shares chat page and on the RSL site. However it’s one thing to agitate […]

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