Old Firm leaving Scotland

Scottish football

Blogathon Bonus: Old Firm Out? Get Real

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Earlier Scott Johnston and I debated the Old Firm leaving Scottish football. As a wee bonus here's Stewart Weir (@sweirz) with his take on the issue:

It's usually an argument made by those who don't support the Old Firm.

But if Celtic and Rangers (in alphabetical order only) departed Scotland and went elsewhere, Scotland wouldn't have the Old Firm.

For Your Consideration

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I've been suffering from a spot of writer's block over the weekend. The only way to get past it is to tackle it head on. So, with that in mind, I'm dragging myself away from The West Wing (Series 3) to take a meandering Monday look at some internet stuff that has caught my eye over the last couple of days.

Rangers

Old Firm: In Suffolk nobody can hear you scream

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"An afternoon when the Old Firm fixture reclaimed some credibility as a footballing occasion to savour."

That's The Scotsman's verdict on yesterday's humdinger of an Old Firm game.

Rangers outdid Celtic. Football outdid the myriad levels of crap that pockmarked this fixture last season.

In A Rich Man's World

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Such has been the forensic focus on Ranger's perilous finances over the last couple of days that following Scottish football has been like studying for an accountancy degree. Not so much fans with typewriters as fans with calculators.To save everybody the hassle of crawling into every nook and cranny of the internet in the search for news about the country's most bombastic football club

You Take The High Road

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And so it raises its ugly head again.Desperate, lonely and just wanting to be held by somebody, Rangers and Celtic have once again slipped into their negligee, touched up the make up, set up the webcam and logged on to www.ageingtartswantenglishlovers.com.First we had former male model Martin Bain saying Rangers would be upping sticks in ten years.

So Long, Farewell?

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Is this the endgame of the bitter, uneven relationship? There is nothing new in Rangers and Celtic courting English football but Phil Gartside's intervention would seem to change things. The idea now has support down south. Not with the fans but with some of the money men.From this point, I think, the outcome is inevitable.

So Long, Farewell?

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Is this the endgame of the bitter, uneven relationship? There is nothing new in Rangers and Celtic courting English football but Phil Gartside's intervention would seem to change things. The idea now has support down south. Not with the fans but with some of the money men.From this point, I think, the outcome is inevitable.