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Broken Hearts

A sad day for one of the country’s biggest fitba’ clubs but something that in all honesty has been coming for a long time


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  1. What I can’t accept is those folks that say “You’ve got to feel sorry for the Hearts supporters”. As far as I can see the Jambo fans, just like their counterparts over Govan way, completely revelled in the fact that spending money that their club quite blatantly didn’t have bought them moderate “success”. (how ironic and fitting that one of their Scottish Cup victories was – only by a penalty shoot-out – over Gretna another club commiting a form of fraud on the rest of Scottish football). They are therefore reaping the harvest they have so joyfully sown and deserve not an iota of sympathy.
    It is only the ordinary staff, local small businesses and others who will be made unemployed who deserve our thoughts and solace. No whip round or cash pledges for them I guess.

    • I’ve never got the sympathy for the fans thing Madmac. I watched ruefully last week whilst the SPL did their takeover of the SFL. Well run community clubs like Annan could suffer to the tune of £20,000 a year whilst Les Gray reckons that his vanity project at Hamilton (full time football on gates of 1,000) will get a shot in the arm to the tune of £200,000 a year. The lessons are clear but they have not yet been learned.

    • Couldn’t agree more, Madmac. The fans of both relished any triumphs that the overspending yielded and sneered at clubs who tried to live within their means. Fuck them.

  2. Flats, flats, glorious flats.

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