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Fury
31-01-2016, 20:28
The RST notes the Herald’s action over columnists Graham Spiers and Angela Haggerty. Their decision has predictably led to an outcry from those who encourage the sort of dishonest commentary on Rangers Football Club for which both rose to some degree of prominence. We feel it is important against that backdrop to try to present some facts surrounding this incident.

http://therst.co.uk/news/rst-statement-on-herald-action-over-graham-spiers/

supergers07
31-01-2016, 20:30
Yes
Yes
Yes


That is a headshot to those bottom feeding crawling trash

Community Chest
31-01-2016, 20:33
Excellent statement. Very well said.

scottm
31-01-2016, 20:33
Excellent statement but as we all know common sense hardly ever prevails when it comes to matters of government these days.

Wilton_Bear
31-01-2016, 20:34
Good statement but unlikely to be picked up by the mainstream press.

allanwalton
31-01-2016, 20:34
Superb statement ������

wishawcrossblue
31-01-2016, 20:34
Bang on the button.

Charlie Dont Surf
31-01-2016, 20:35
Thank goodness for the RST and Thank you Fury

karanja
31-01-2016, 20:36
That is an excellent statement.Points well made.

The Lone Sniper
31-01-2016, 20:37
Good work.

shorerdbear
31-01-2016, 20:37
Top statement. The 'mob' described perfectly.

Westsbest
31-01-2016, 20:38
Wow, that really hits the spot

Big Tam's Piledriver
31-01-2016, 20:38
List those hacks that came in to support the dastardly duo - including [politicians - do it on this thread and we should shame them all with this link..

List them on your site Sir - list them on this site.


Send that list to the NUJ and the Herald editor.







Then the Club and ask them to pursue the BBC for leaving their lying text on the whole affair up all night.

barrymoped
31-01-2016, 20:42
Very well said but will almost certainly be ignored by those very same journalists, politicians and obsessed bloggers the statement refers to, it doesn't suit their agenda.

Big Tam's Piledriver
31-01-2016, 20:42
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pBRnjBw8NEw

Barwon
31-01-2016, 20:42
Well said the RST

the bow bluenose
31-01-2016, 20:43
Superb statement. Great stuff from RST.

mentalbox
31-01-2016, 20:43
Good disciplined comments IMO

200000 Heroes
31-01-2016, 20:43
100% correct in every respect.

It is an excellent statement. Let's see if it's picked up and reported by the corduroy prick & Slaggerty's mates.

weebear
31-01-2016, 20:44
factual, honest and correct, something Spiers, Haggerty and the mod know nothing about.

bigkahunarab
31-01-2016, 20:44
Nicely done lads.

Wilton_Bear
31-01-2016, 20:46
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pBRnjBw8NEw

A few seconds that sums him up for what he is. A snivelling, slimy, lying weasel.

Big Tam's Piledriver
31-01-2016, 20:46
Very well said but will almost certainly be ignored by those very same journalists, politicians and obsessed bloggers the statement refers to, it doesn't suit their agenda.

Unless we force feed them that wonderfully scripted statement.

Copy and paste the link and the text in every single social media corner you visit.

While the mhankies are quiet and nursing their kalimari wounds that their favoured non masonic referee let them down today.

Del
31-01-2016, 20:46
Brilliant statement - there will be much foaming at the mouth on the back of that:)

Vince
31-01-2016, 20:48
Great statement ...... Pity it's not the club that released it.

Sweet_Home_Alabama
31-01-2016, 20:50
Excellent statement. Very well written and hit the correct tone.

Also I echo Vince's post immediately above.

superger
31-01-2016, 20:50
A few seconds that sums him up for what he is. A snivelling, slimy, lying weasel.


The RST should be posting that video of Stinky being caught out lying alongside any statement.

big poppa
31-01-2016, 20:51
factual, honest and correct, something Spiers, Haggerty and the mod know nothing about.

They are so blinkered by their obsessional hatred every single point made will fly over their heads.

They simply cant help themselves or stop themselves from their foaming at the mouth agenda.

Rom8
31-01-2016, 20:53
Good statement but last two paragraphs detract from the facts of the Spiers/Haggerty case. I would have stuck to the basic facts so no-one can challenge the statement. Then again, I didn't write it.

hutch42
31-01-2016, 20:53
Awesome statement, name and shame them all its time this all ended for the greater good of the game in this country.

Popbear
31-01-2016, 20:57
We will all agree it is a great statement.
There is the problem imo.
Preaching to the converted. We have no way of getting such a statement into the msm
I am guessing the rags only print anything from the rst when they ask for it.?? The rest cannot come away with something as good and just offer it up?

AriseSirWalter
31-01-2016, 20:58
Great statement from RST, as always!

toffeebear
31-01-2016, 21:00
Yes, we'll done. Rangers porn should not be shown to children

deedle
31-01-2016, 21:05
Perfect statement.

T9Row
31-01-2016, 21:05
I fully support that statement, well done the RST.

Cyberniv
31-01-2016, 21:07
We will all agree it is a great statement.
There is the problem imo.
Preaching to the converted. We have no way of getting such a statement into the msm
I am guessing the rags only print anything from the rst when they ask for it.?? The rest cannot come away with something as good and just offer it up?

As well as getting all the corrective points across, it also does a good job on making it clear we are open to sensible discussion and debate on these subjects.

If the people to whom its addressed ignore it or throw it back in our faces, then it's even more clear than before that they are unwilling or incapable of balanced debate.

The offer is there, its a question of whether any of them have to guts or integrity to accept it.

Moodymann
31-01-2016, 21:09
One of the best statements i have read from the RST

Superb stuff

allrightfeet
31-01-2016, 21:12
An excellent, well constructed statement. Well done !

williewoodburn
31-01-2016, 21:13
Haggerty on Twatter has just confirmed the RST is 'the mob' !

54ncounting
31-01-2016, 21:17
Brilliant just needs the clubs endorsement to reach the media platform it deserves.

AnglianBear
31-01-2016, 21:17
A truly wonderful statement.

GarryT
31-01-2016, 21:19
Take out a couple of newspaper ads and stick that into them.

cambridgeblue
31-01-2016, 21:26
These are basically hate preachers - if they were Islamic, the Sun would be wanting them deported and arrested.

earnger
31-01-2016, 21:28
Superb statement from the RST, no rational person could argue with any of the points made. Proud to be a member of the RST.

gourockblue50
31-01-2016, 21:28
A statement and a half. Thank god for the RST.

The one downside is who is going to read this? Will it get main stream attention?

deedle
31-01-2016, 21:29
Good statement but last two paragraphs detract from the facts of the Spiers/Haggerty case. I would have stuck to the basic facts so no-one can challenge the statement. Then again, I didn't write it.

Remember that BBC Scotland is playing heavily on the allegation by the NUJ that the Herald succumbed to 'mob rule'.

Much of the reaction on social media (a fair amount from SNP MPs/MSPs) also takes this line.

There is a prevailing attitude that ordinary men and women can be treated like trash just because they support Rangers. This simply has to be challenged.

Captain Jock
31-01-2016, 21:30
Haggerty on Twatter has just confirmed the RST is 'the mob' !

She obviously just can't control herself can she?
Perhaps Angela might want to read the RST statement and try and understand how a point can be made without resorting to defamatory and abusive comments to make her point.

mitchellenman
31-01-2016, 21:30
Fantastic statement once again

Calvers72
31-01-2016, 21:31
The statement is excellent and telling as it is but it would carry much more weight if it was the club releasing it and it's about time they spoke out more about the overt bigoted sectarianism which has become the norm and an acceptable practise in the MSM and elsewhere in this country. The message needs to be relayed loud and clear the club will no longer remain silent and Will vigorously challenge those who lie, smear and act with malicious intent.

Sir Duncan Ferguson
31-01-2016, 21:31
Haggerty on Twatter has just confirmed the RST is 'the mob' !

But tellingly, she hasn't refuted a single thing on the statement.

Vogie
31-01-2016, 21:31
Another excellent statement. Keep defending Our Club.

Proud to be a member.

kylegib
31-01-2016, 21:32
Tremendous statement

mirtin73
31-01-2016, 21:33
I like that a lot.

The Busby Bear
31-01-2016, 21:36
Excellent statement, well said.

Top_Cat
31-01-2016, 21:36
Haggerty on Twatter has just confirmed the RST is 'the mob' !


Only a pity shite doesn't burn...

johanfyfe
31-01-2016, 21:43
Superb statement, standing up for the club and the fans.

Cyberniv
31-01-2016, 21:43
Haggerty on Twatter has just confirmed the RST is 'the mob' !

Is that the best she can come up with? It's like a kiddies playground, with these.

Incapable of debate, she couldn't counter any part of the statement's contents. Instead it's the usual spurious and superficial drivel we all expect from this crone.

Just a rabble rouser, sorry, unemployed rabble rouser.

Wilton_Bear
31-01-2016, 21:45
I'm glad I'm an RST 'mob' member.

WATP

Aspley Ger
31-01-2016, 21:46
And if you are looking in Roy Greenslade you are no defender of journalistic freedom. Stephen Glover in the Independent, highlighted your complete disregard for the safety of a fellow journalist. You have written articles for Sinn Fein according to the same article. Your defense of the liar Spier's is based on your Republican sympathies and not based on journalistic freedom, unless peddling lies is what you want to protect.
You hide behind a pretence of intellectual superiority, but the Stephen Glover article shows what really drives your views.
Rangers are a great British institution, and Great Britain is where we live.
Get over it, and stop trying to destroy us. We will never surrender to poeople like you. Truth is our shield, lies and untruths told by Spier's and his sort will never defeat us.?

Enigma
31-01-2016, 21:49
Just to add.

The RST as recently as yesterday have had to ask an online newspaper to retract comments in one of their articles,These comments alluded to the RST threatening legal action against the Herald in regards to comments made by Spiers against a Rangers director.

These comments were once again misleading and printed in this newspaper, The Drum, who were forced to remove the untruths,Seems like Haggerty's old workmates have a lot in common with Spiers.

Well done the RST .

The Blue Iceberg
31-01-2016, 21:51
Excellent work Bears. I await this being printed in all of the papers tomorrow...:angel:

sensiblesteve
31-01-2016, 21:56
RST yet again printing truths Exposing the Rangers hating rats

I could publicly chug .....

Ps yes I've been in the Kirky Rangers all day !!!!!!

St Matthew 18: 1-6
31-01-2016, 22:01
Well said RST.

Truth Defenders:)

xelaxela
31-01-2016, 22:02
Great statement ...... Pity it's not the club that released it.

Agreed. It is a great statement and if the Board hadn't thrown Chris Graham to the very wolves we are talking about the it just might have come from the club.

Bearsden Bear
31-01-2016, 22:04
Yet ANOTHER great statement from the RST! :)

billybluehat
31-01-2016, 22:05
Great statement.Well said Chris.

paisleyprod
31-01-2016, 22:05
Good statement.

This whole situation is absurd. Spiers chums saying freedom of speech denied when him and his ilk went out their way to deny us that very right

Fannies

Gunther Netzer
31-01-2016, 22:08
Can a RST member lobby the local Govan MSP to act on our behalf ?

Aunty Christ
31-01-2016, 22:10
What a statement. Well done the RST.

Jelle1880
31-01-2016, 22:11
Fantastic statement.

grascots
31-01-2016, 22:18
Excellent statement, which unfortunately will be suppressed by the Scottish media and politicians alike.

If this statement had been issued by the club I would have been euphoric. Well done the RST.

Calvers72
31-01-2016, 22:19
A statement and a half. Thank god for the RST.

The one downside is who is going to read this? Will it get main stream attention?

Erm...NO is the simple answer to that. The massed ranks of obsessed filth are absolutely raging two of it's foot soldiers have just had their arses very publicly spanked from the man at the top who had no choice other than to bag them and the MOB are now howling at the moon unable to accept it was due to the pair of bigoted saddos acting very foolishly driven on with a cock sure attitude and irrational drive TRYING to hurt and antagonise an enemy that can never be defeated! They will keep on trying and it's no use burying our heads in the sand, the club needs to be on constant alert and tackle the b@stards every single time they cross the line.

bertram
31-01-2016, 22:24
magnificantly worded.

thank you.

skorn
31-01-2016, 22:29
Great statement.

But because it's from a Rangers fans group it will get little if any coverage.

As a poster above has mentioned, if Chris Graham hadn't been ditched, then this is the sort of statement the club could have been coming away with -- the calibre of which would very quickly have raised awareness across Britain of the bias our fans and club suffers against.

Is there any way back for Fury, into some sort of media consultancy post with the club ?

Haining84
31-01-2016, 22:32
Another excellent statement. Keep defending Our Club.

Proud to be a member.

^^^this^^^

Great stuff from the RST

big poppa
31-01-2016, 22:38
Haggerty on Twatter has just confirmed the RST is 'the mob' !

Typical: cant deal with facts and reason so resorts to throwing an insult.

She is well suited to her wee cabal.

scott13rangers
31-01-2016, 22:45
great statement

Tomted
31-01-2016, 22:52
Hope a copy is sent to Ruth Davidson, with an invitation for her to comment.

Irn Bru Loyal
31-01-2016, 23:17
Great statement.

bornabluenose
31-01-2016, 23:19
...................................

GJ21
31-01-2016, 23:24
Great statement, well done all involved.

PalefaceRedskin03
31-01-2016, 23:26
Very,very good. The kind of reasoned but appropriately firm response the club should be delivering.

I'm largely pleased with the board but I'm yet to be convinced they have the necessary will or strategy to deal with the attacks on us.

Pollok-Loyal
31-01-2016, 23:29
The RST never fail to deliver, brilliant.

Scrubs UK Redux
31-01-2016, 23:57
Fantastic statement which reminds of why I am happy to continually renew my membership.

sammysun
01-02-2016, 00:29
Very good statement from the R S T.

KennyP2519
01-02-2016, 00:40
Couldn't agree more. Great statement.

Fisher23
01-02-2016, 00:40
Credit to the RST, that's a superb statement.

RangersForMe
01-02-2016, 00:45
The RST hits the postage stamp corner with a fine strike.

Grandmaster_Suck
01-02-2016, 00:46
Great statement.

But because it's from a Rangers fans group it will get little if any coverage.

As a poster above has mentioned, if Chris Graham hadn't been ditched, then this is the sort of statement the club could have been coming away with -- the calibre of which would very quickly have raised awareness across Britain of the bias our fans and club suffers against.

Is there any way back for Fury, into some sort of media consultancy post with the club ?


Rather than being defeatist - print it out yourself and stick it in the post to various jounralists, editors and politicians.

Big Tam's Piledriver
01-02-2016, 01:15
The board are the brains and resources of the Club - and they are working hard.


http://www.therst.co.uk/media/1027/rst.png



The RST are us - the support - and as such they (CG et al) truly speak as the Heart of The Club.

gramps1
01-02-2016, 01:20
The RST never fail to deliver, brilliant.

Would have liked them to come out with a statement since the club couldn't when we got slaughtered for singing the Billy boys and never heard a peep from the media about the rebelfest in Stranraer.

*****GREG_RFC*****
01-02-2016, 04:56
Brilliant statement.

devilman
01-02-2016, 05:13
It's a great statement and we just need to make sure it gets out there. A lot of the Scottish media will do what they can to keep it out the public eye but some will push it. Some will see it as worthy of making a bit of noise about.

Blue Bounty
01-02-2016, 05:52
Excellent statement from the RST

mayfairblue2
01-02-2016, 06:17
Fantastic statement.

lone_ranger
01-02-2016, 06:24
Five months for Spiers to bring his accusation against a Rangers director to print. That is pretty odd. If Spiers was the crusader he makes himself out to be then why not publish immediately?

hillheadbear
01-02-2016, 06:29
Five months for Spiers to bring his accusation against a Rangers director to print. That is pretty odd. If Spiers was the crusader he makes himself out to be then why not publish immediately?

Probably because it never happened.

charlesdexterward
01-02-2016, 07:00
Excellent statement by the RST.

skorn
01-02-2016, 08:20
Rather than being defeatist - print it out yourself and stick it in the post to various jounralists, editors and politicians.

Sure thing GS -- mind, I'd have thought an RST email list would have included them anyway ??

As for "defeatist" ... you couldn't be more wrong.

sargy
01-02-2016, 08:30
Excellent and to the point but will be ignored by the mhedia

suramericaranger
01-02-2016, 08:49
That is excellent, it really is.

It hits the nail on the head. Well done to the RST, whilst many of us moan about things, a few have gotten off of their arse and taken action. Many thanks to them.

opersson
01-02-2016, 09:11
Well done gents. Great statement.

rinosprayer
01-02-2016, 09:16
Excellent statement.

Will anyone have the balls to run with it?

schmohawk
01-02-2016, 09:20
The herald normally runs with rst statements but I doubt they will with this one.

doc holliday
01-02-2016, 09:32
The RST should be heartily congratulated for defending the Club and the great support from the sour, twisted vindictiveness and continuous hatred from the usual suspects online and in the printed press.

The very fact that a propagandist and hater like mhanky Muirhead attacks them on his poisonous blog ,tells you that they are getting results in the very best interests of Rangers and its huge fanbase.

georgesky01
01-02-2016, 09:33
fantastic statement

Hendrie
01-02-2016, 09:42
Good statement and let this be a warning to any other papers willing to print Spiers fabricated version of the truth.

blu14evr
01-02-2016, 09:48
Please go for that utter tadger Muirhead next and his patheticly pro-Bheast '********' website please.

Broomie Front
01-02-2016, 09:52
Excellent statement from the RST. For too long we, as a support, have just sat back and taken everything thrown at us. This should be the way forward for us.

doc holliday
01-02-2016, 09:54
Evil prevails when good men do nothing.

tauntonbear
01-02-2016, 09:58
Great stuff from The Trust. Good to see we're not taking things lying down anymore.

DejaVoodoo
01-02-2016, 10:03
Great statement from the RST as usual. Outstanding work from the trust.

burghblue
01-02-2016, 10:48
BRILLIANT !!!!!

watp

Sandy Jardine no.2
01-02-2016, 17:05
Excellent Statement. Dignified , appropriate and very much to the point !

Credit to Fury/RST.

Big Tam's Piledriver
13-02-2016, 23:53
Bumping this because of Spiers determination to publicly defame our Board members - all of them..... and also for BBC CFC for allowing him a vehicle to do so on air today.

Defamation by Spiers - sponsored by the BBC.


It has to stop.