SomethingElse Registered User
#31



Anybody else getting the feeling that Whyte is struggling for a few bob?

Jelle1880 Registered User
#32

Or maybe he's not willing to pay over the top for guys like Goodwillie

He had the money for Hemed, but Hemed decided he liked Spain more, which makes sense.
Cuellar, I don't even know why he's in there, no bid has been made.

Jelle1880 Registered User
#33

McLeish has said he is willing to let Cuellar come back to Ibrox for +-3 million.
With Whitaker's agent saying that he doesn't want to stay we can get rid of him for a bit of money and then get Cuellar back, would be a great deal.

SomethingElse Registered User
#34

Jelle1880 said:
McLeish has said he is willing to let Cuellar come back to Ibrox for +-3 million.
With Whitaker's agent saying that he doesn't want to stay we can get rid of him for a bit of money and then get Cuellar back, would be a great deal.


Whitaker leaving would be a massive PR failure imo.

Broxi_Bear_Eire Registered User
#35

SomethingElse said:
Whitaker leaving would be a massive PR failure imo.


Why

SomethingElse Registered User
#36

Broxi_Bear_Eire said:
Why


http://www.thescottishsun.co.uk/scotsol/homepage/sport/spl/3571796/Ill-pay-you-stay.html#ixzz1LtwIeEGf

http://www.skysports.com/story/0,19528,12876_6992449,00.html

They shouldn't have emphasised so much that they want to hold on to the lad. You could argue that they were trying to push up the price but I think they risk swaying the fans against them.

Broxi_Bear_Eire Registered User
#37



Doesn't mean anything if he wants to go fine he will be the loser as many fans will say he forgets all the times we have stood by him when his football has been garbage

Broxi_Bear_Eire Registered User
#38

And we are the big bad bigots

http://www.donegaldaily.com/2011/06/23/shock-for-hoops-fans-as-gaa-star-signs-for-rangers/

AN upcoming GAA star from Co Derry has confirmed that he has signed for Rangers.

Catholic Aaron McGregor, 17, is a regular with Limavady Wolfhounds GAA club and has just signed a two-year professional contract.

And it seems Rangers are going after more players from Ireland with a GAA background.

For Aaron won’t be the only player with a GAA background in the Rangers reserve and Under-19 squads he’ll initially be joining.

“Rangers is full of lads who have played Gaelic: there are five in the squad that Aaron’s joining, three Dublin fellas and one from Omagh, and three or four of the Rangers scouts had Celtic tattoos on them,” said his dad Michael.

“At this level it’s all about professionalism.

“The reaction locally has been brilliant, from all sides of the community. We have had so many phone calls wishing him well.

“We had a going away party for Aaron at the weekend and the turnout was mixed right down the middle. Everybody is very proud of him,” he said.

Said Aaron: "

“I was delighted when Rangers made an approach, it’s an opportunity to make a career as a full-time professional footballer,” he said.

“When you see Rangers’ facilities and their coaches, it’s a fantastic set-up. I’d been on trial with a few other teams — Bradford, Burnley and Aberdeen — but the Rangers set-up was the best.

“Bradford actually put a deal on the table, they offered a contract straight away. I was over three times with Burnley and they were in the process of bringing me over again when Rangers moved in between times. They moved very quickly once they had made their decision.”

So the prospect of a GAA-playing Co Derry man scoring against Celtic for Rangers has moved a step closer.

Madam Registered User
#39

So the prospect of a GAA-playing Co Derry man scoring against Celtic for Rangers has moved a step closer.

If he ever gets to play for the 'big' team that is - has any other Irish player been brought forward to play after the two year apprenticeship? Is this just not a cloak for Rangers to say they are not a sectarian club?

Broxi_Bear_Eire Registered User
#40

Madam said:
So the prospect of a GAA-playing Co Derry man scoring against Celtic for Rangers has moved a step closer.


If he ever gets to play for the 'big' team that is - has any other Irish player been brought forward to play after the two year apprenticeship? Is this just not a cloak for Rangers to say they are not a sectarian club?

No its not and they have only started scouting here because of the abuse youngsters were getting from their own communities and I know this from at least one young boy personally

And Rangers as a club are not sectarian and haven't been for many years
Yes we have an element within our support that we could do without but so do every other club including Celtic

Jelle1880 Registered User
#41

Madam said:
So the prospect of a GAA-playing Co Derry man scoring against Celtic for Rangers has moved a step closer.


If he ever gets to play for the 'big' team that is - has any other Irish player been brought forward to play after the two year apprenticeship? Is this just not a cloak for Rangers to say they are not a sectarian club?

The young goalie is about to break into the U19 at Rangers.

bobbysands81 Registered User
#42

Madam said:
So the prospect of a GAA-playing Co Derry man scoring against Celtic for Rangers has moved a step closer.


If he ever gets to play for the 'big' team that is - has any other Irish player been brought forward to play after the two year apprenticeship? Is this just not a cloak for Rangers to say they are not a sectarian club?

A proper scouting regime in Ireland could save Rangers a fortune and increase their PR no end.

If RFC were serious about the bigotry/anti-Irish nonsense that is a cancer on their club then there are a myriad of things they could do... but they seem to have no interest in stopping it.

The recent debacle with the authorities in Europe has always been a case of "We can't sing those songs because we'll face UEFA sanctions", not "We can't sing those songe because they're WRONG!"

Jelle1880 Registered User
#43

Increase PR ?
Bollocks, people who keep on about the whole 'No Irish players' thing will always find a way to blast Rangers.

First we didn't sign Catholics, that was proven wrong.
Then we didn't sign the right Catholics (Italian, Spanish,...), that was wrong too.
Then we didn't sign Irish Catholics, which we did.

What next, we never signed an Irishman from the Falls Road ?

We have signed more Irish players than we did Bosnians, Canadians, Chileans, Belgians, Croatians, Czechs, Egyptians, Finish, Germans, Greeks, Israeli's,...

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Broxi_Bear_Eire Registered User
#44

bobbysands81 said:
If he ever gets to play for the 'big' team that is - has any other Irish player been brought forward to play after the two year apprenticeship? Is this just not a cloak for Rangers to say they are not a sectarian club?


A proper scouting regime in Ireland could save Rangers a fortune and increase their PR no end.

If RFC were serious about the bigotry/anti-Irish nonsense that is a cancer on their club then there are a myriad of things they could do... but they seem to have no interest in stopping it.

The recent debacle with the authorities in Europe has always been a case of "We can't sing those songs because we'll face UEFA sanctions", not "We can't sing those songe because they're WRONG!"

Actually Bobby you will find most people are saying these songs deserve to be left in the past pity Celtic fans can't don't seem to feel the same about there songs

SomethingElse Registered User
#45

Broxi_Bear_Eire said:
No its not and they have only started scouting here because of the abuse youngsters were getting from their own communities and I know this from at least one young boy personally


Only started scouting here, or only started scouting for Catholic players here?

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