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Why giving Rangers’ 2005 League title to Celtic would be a travesty of justice:

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Rangers are the world’s most successful club. If you don’t believe me, check out the Guinness Book of Records. They have won more trophies – 115 in total, including 54 national league titles – than any other club in the world. This has always stuck in our rivals throats and the attempt to strip Rangers of these titles is a cheap attempt to rewrite history. The basis for this is the use of the EBT tax scheme. Rangers have declared these payments to the SFA every year, yet all of a sudden it is being seen as a dual contract. But alas the Scottish game is never clear and simple and tribal loyalties run deep.

If Rangers were to be stripped of the 2005 league title who will it be given to? It will be given to Celtic; a team that at that time were operating the EBT tax scheme. How is this justice? Celtic has so far refused to confirm if the EBT used for the Brazilian Juninho was paid within one contract or as a dual.

Why is no one asking questions of Celtic? Celtic is now in control of the Scottish game and has no fear of retaliation for their use of the dual contracts if proved. Timing as they say is everything. What kind of message does this send out? It is either against the rules to use the EBT scheme or it is not. The fact that Celtic weren’t good enough to win the title in the season that they used the EBT funded Juninho is if anything proof that using EBTs does not give clubs a sporting advantage.

With the inquiry into Rangers use of EBTs about to begin this week most Rangers supports don’t hold out any hopes of getting a fair hearing. The SFA and SPL are corrupt and are smarting that Rangers exploits in the third division attract more television viewers and fans through the turnstiles than the tired and pointless SPL.

If punishment is to be dealt out then it must be dealt out fairly. Celtic fans for years claimed that the SFA was corrupt and biased in favour of Rangers, now it seems that nothing has changed, only that the rider has merely jumped horses and now favours Celtic.

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91 comments

  • JoeG says:

    A travesty!! Finish the sentence you clown. Travesty of Justice? Justice? Justice?

    Justice is when the law is applied. Not when you make your own rules. But as I said earlier, welcome to chats with teams from the SPL. We welcome everyone even third division outfits………..obviously.

  • Colin says:

    Does this clown not realise that Juninho had an EBT but no other contract , That is why Celtic have been cleared today!

    Rankers were paying the player’s Contracts plus EBT Tax free money ( Dual Contract’s) unknown to the SFA at the time so they cheated , Gained an unfair advantage – This is why Celtic will be awarded 5 yes 5 titles and will be owed 50m in champions league money.

    Just a bitter cream bun.

    Colin

  • ruud says:

    Straws? Clutching?

    Who cares anyways. There will never be any more titles won cause the club is dead. Only time before someone will overtake the “most cheating team in the history of sports’!

    Wave bye bye.

  • Celtic Tommy says:

    Why can’t these Govansh*tes get it through their thick heads? Their oul club is DEAD. R*ngers do not exist anymore, they are DEAD.

    The only thing R*ngers will be remembered for is that they were CHEATS.

    Stick that in your trophy cabinet boys.

  • john walsh says:

    IF RANGERS ARE STRIPPED OF ANY TITLES THATS FAIR ENOUGH BUT WE DON’T WANT THEM.CELTIC WON TITLES AGAINST RANGERS WHEN RANGERS USED EBT’S BUT WEREN’T GOOD ENOUGH TO BEAT THEM IN OTHER SEASONS.BUT IF YOU BREAK THE RULES YOU SHOULD ACCEPT YOUR PUNISHMENT.STOP BLAMING CELTIC AND DEMAND YOUR OWN CLUB ACTS RESPONSIBLY WITH DIGNITY AND PRIDE. CELTIC FANS ARE NOT THE ONLY FANS WHO THINK YOU CHEATED.

  • Neil says:

    as the pie man said
    ” i demand to know” who wrote this shite!!!!

  • portbhoy says:

    The fool who compiled this garbage mentioned in his rant about the Guinness book of records.I wonder what stance they will take when newc win an other title.?

  • Hector says:

    Just because Celtic have said nothing doesn’t mean that questions have not been asked and answered …

    http://sport.stv.tv/football/189920-celtic-cleared-by-spl-over-use-of-ebt-scheme-to-pay-player-juninho/

    Suggest you go back to the drawing board and find your next poor excuse.

  • Mharkopolo says:

    who the hell hired you to write an article about something you know literally nothing about. As is said TIME AND TIME AGAIN, EBT’S are legal if you use them properly. Juninho was paid with an EBT but tax was paid on it as it was registered and NOT a dual contract scam. Rangers used their dual contract scam in conjunction with the EBT scheme to avoid the tax that would have been deducted from it, which is why the financial doping investigation started in the first place. Its like talking to a brick wall, if you take your foot off the defensive pedal and f***ing take it in and learn whats happened like a good journalist, you’ll have a better understanding of it. And btw, dont listen to Charles Green, he is literally talking out his arse 24/7 just to win you over.

  • jason says:

    This was only written to get response from Celtic fans. Look at the amount of comments.

  • Tully says:

    Cyberturd – Did the defunct Rangers ever win the big European trophy? The answer, as I doubt your sure, a big fat no and that is what stuck in the throats of you and your nuckle dragging ilk. There be the root of all that caused your old teams DOWNFALL. Haw Haw Haw!

  • Lonelybhoy says:

    oh dear,,,blah blah blah,,,,a big boy did it anaw,,it wisnae jist us mister,,etc etc

    the whatabouterry is farcical! oh look,,
    whats this,,,,

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-2202374/Celtic-did-break-rules-EBT.html?openGraphAuthor=%2Fhome%2Fsearch.html%3Fs%3D%26authornamef%3DMark%2BWilson

    yes,,now shut yer hole;-)

  • Jamsie says:

    I would ask the persons responsible for this website, why oh why would you allow such an ill informed article to be posted on this site. you could be opening the fllodgates for attacks like above due to this moronic post.
    Ted, your stupid pityfull argument was blown out of the water today, I am wondering are you going to offer an apology, Mibbees aye mibees naw. what a clown.

  • Rawheid_Rhex says:

    Aww, the hurt is strong with this one!

  • McAllister says:

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/19577683

    Choke on your cornflakes knob ‘ed

  • Shotgun1888 says:

    Celtic have NO case to answer re: EBT’s so no luck there bitter ones. Your tainted titles will be rightfully stripped but it is a bit of a pointless gesture as sevco have won NO titles. No history, and under Green, no future. Keep believing his lies, feeding his pocket and your own sense of injustice. The only injustice is that the corrupt sectarian beast is not dead.

  • db says:

    I thought this drivel would end when the primary schools started back.

  • Joseph says:

    Cyberted get someone anyone to explain , slowly , the difference between right and wrong please…..

  • Craig says:

    Hahaha bitter Rangers trying to point the finger. Confirmed today that our EBT was legit and requires no further investigation. All of yours on the other hand do as no one seems to want to co-operate with inquiries highlighting that there is a sense of suspicion about them? You wouldn’t of had the glamour team back then without your dodgy tax dodging EBT’s that gave you the advantage over teams running their clubs in the right way. The enquiry is between 2001-2010 not just 2005 so the stripping of titles will rightfully restore the good will of the SPL. It is about time you lot got found out for the cheats that you are and our ‘conspiracy theories’ afterall weren’t far from the truth.

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