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    Quote Originally Posted by Pacman1903 View Post
    Bump

    Gone quiet here

    This was golden. Keep it going
    sh!tstirring Pac

    afc1903mad and his 'Glasgow mates' yesterday...


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    Quote Originally Posted by StandfreeFM View Post
    sh!tstirring Pac

    afc1903mad and his 'Glasgow mates' yesterday...
    Nah, my mates are nae neanderthals

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pacman1903 View Post
    Third story on the Daily Record website

    Daily Record shame



    Not even mentioned on the Evening Express website

    Evening Express shame
    That's pretty current for you Pacman, usually you are about a week behind

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    Quote Originally Posted by StandfreeFM View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by afc1903mad View Post
    That's pretty current for you Pacman, usually you are about a week behind
    15 years i was late on Michael Kamen. Absoulte belter that was.
    Last edited by Pacman1903; 15-05-2019 at 01:26 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jupiter View Post
    Never mind the BBC, it's the Tims who should be ashamed of themselves for not stopping this.
    Well, they really have no hiding place now, given the abuse happened at their stadium and at their training centre.

    Absolutely sickening. You’d hope there would be zero chance of this ever happening again, what with PVG background checks to be done before anyone gets within 100 yds of a child, even to referee a kids game, but the fact that Celtic KNEW this was going on, KNEW there was a link to Barry Bennell, is repulsive.

    As a club employing these sickos, can Celtic be held to account? Clearly, they knew something was amiss. Why did they cover it up? Avoidance of reputational damage to their “brand”?

    This is not about point scoring, this is about protecting kids, punishing ANYONE connected, even dead folk.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Feck_the_Huns View Post

    This is not about point scoring, this is about protecting kids, punishing ANYONE connected, even dead folk.
    How do you plan on punishing dead folk ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Basingstokered View Post
    How do you plan on punishing dead folk ?
    I have a joke that fits in right here. But not sure anyone but Donsdaft would approve of it.

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    Ach, go on onyway.

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    Quote Originally Posted by neilthedon View Post
    I have a joke that fits in right here. But not sure anyone but Donsdaft would approve of it.
    Do it min. Ill appreciate it

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    Quote Originally Posted by Basingstokered View Post
    How do you plan on punishing dead folk ?
    Exhume the cnuts.

    Someone knew.

    Can’t you be posthumously punished for retrospective crimes?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Feck_the_Huns View Post
    Exhume the cnuts.

    Someone knew.

    Can’t you be posthumously punished for retrospective crimes?
    I imagine it would be like opening a can of worms

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    Worst crime a human can commit.
    Far worse than murder.
    Cut them into small bits and dig them a hole so deep, Satan himself will personally greet them (kinda knicked from Frankie Boyle).
    Vile, abhorrent c***s.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RedStarTorphins View Post
    Worst crime a human can commit.
    Far worse than murder.
    Cut them into small bits and dig them a hole so deep, Satan himself will personally greet them (kinda knicked from Frankie Boyle).
    Vile, abhorrent c***s.
    Your last sentence sums the tims up perfectly

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    Quote Originally Posted by Basingstokered View Post
    I imagine it would be like opening a can of worms

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    Main story in the Record today Afcmad min

    "On Tuesday, a former kitman for Celtic, Hibs and Falkirk was jailed for six years and nine months for sexually abusing young footballers over two decades.


    Youth coach Jim McCafferty was revealed as a serial abuser more than two years ago following a confession when confronted by the Record.

    McCafferty’s imprisonment comes in the wake of Celtic Boys’ Club predatory *****philes Jim Torbett and Frank Cairney being jailed for sexual offences on boys spanning more than 20 years.

    Torbett, 71, was jailed for six years in November for the systematic sexual abuse of boys from 1986 to 1994.

    A third CBC official, Gerald King, 66, was convicted of a string of sexual offences against children at a school in Glasgow.

    Earlier this year he was given a three-year probation order.

    The revelation of the club’s 80s investigation appears to be at odds with Celtic FC’s present stance that the boys’ club is a totally separate organisation, and that it was first made aware of allegations of improper behaviour in the mid-90s.

    Helene Gray, 70, the mum of Torbett victim Andrew Gray, said of the development: “This is horrendous and shocking.”

    Andrew bravely gave a statement before his tragic death aged 41 in an accident in Australia. The information helped convict the pervert in November.

    Patrick McGuire, a partner with Thompsons Solicitors, who are representing the victims, said: “These new revelations uncovered by the Record go further than ever before in disproving the ridiculous assertion that the boys’ club and Celtic were separate organisations.

    “The former directors of Celtic have got to be clear about what they thought they were investigating back in the mid-80s.

    “The survivors my team represent deserve answers from the club about these investigations and they continue to be shocked and insulted that the board maintain that the boys’ club and Celtic FC are separate organisations.

    “The survivors must receive an official apology from the club and be properly compensated for the terrible things that happened to them when, as children, they were under Celtic’s care.

    “This is the morally right and decent thing to do but if Celtic continue to ignore us, as I have said before, we will see them in court.”

    Kenny Campbell, another of Torbett’s victims – who waived his right to anonymity – said of our probe: “This makes me sick to the pit my stomach. It is a stunning development.”

    Boys’ club general manager Frank Cairney, 83, was convicted in December last year and jailed for four years after sexually abusing eight boys.

    He wrote in the Celtic View in December 1986 of his gratitude for the “tremendous support” he received from Celtic Park during the “recent difficult times”.

    At the time of the 1986 investigation by the Celtic FC board, their then vice-chairman Kevin Kelly was also president of Celtic Boys’ Club.

    He was also an employee of Torbett at his trophy business in Glasgow’s Shawlands.

    At the boys’ club AGM in 1987 – just months after the allegations came to light – Kelly said that because of the way “true friends” had rallied round, the “criticism” of the boys’ club had made it stronger.

    Torbett was previously jailed for two years in 1998 for abusing three former Celtic Boys’ Club players, including former Scotland international Alan Brazil, between 1967 and 1974.

    At that trial, former Celtic photographer and boys’ club chairman Hugh Birt claimed Torbett was fired in 1974 after child abuse allegations arose.

    But Torbett returned to the fold in the 80s.

    Celtic FC’s investigation into the conduct of Celtic Boys’ Club “leaders” came after parents raised their fears.

    The then boys’ club chairman Birt, who passed away five years ago, resigned because he believed the issue was not being dealt with properly.

    CELTIC VIEW STATEMENT
    “A Sunday newspaper recently carried a story which cast a shadow over the Celtic Boys’ Club in general, and some of the leaders in particular.

    “It also included a clear inference that the Celtic Football Club had not taken appropriate action with regard to the allegations contained in the article.

    “In actual fact, the Celtic Board investigated the rumours and interviewed the men concerned in depth and could find nothing to substantiate the stories that were being circulated.

    “During the course of the last 10 days, Celtic Football Club and the boys’ club have been in receipt of hundreds of letters and phone calls from boys and their parents, past and present, stating their complete support and backing of all involved with the boys’ club.

    “It must be clearly emphasised that apart from this newspaper article, inspired by the former chairman of the boys’ club, not one single complaint has been received by any other person with a Celtic connection.

    “The boys’ club leaders who have been placed under a cloud as a result of these rumours have instructed their lawyers to take the appropriate course of action and, if necessary, to go to a court of law to make sure these scurrilous stories are buried once and for all.”


    RECORD CARRIES ON

    In 1986, he said: “It appears the Celtic board want to look in the other direction in the hope the troubles will go away.”

    But in an article published in the club magazine, the Celtic View, in December of that year, Celtic FC rubbished a story in the Record’s sister paper, the Sunday Mail, about the abuse.

    It had listed complaints from parents about boys being kept out late, taken out socially when there was no game, and going to non-existent tournaments.

    But the Celtic View stated: “In actual fact, the Celtic Board investigated the rumours and interviewed the men concerned in depth and could find nothing to substantiate the stories that were being circulated.


    “The boys’ club leaders who have been placed under a cloud as a result of these rumours have instructed their lawyers to take the appropriate course of action, and if necessary to go to a court of law to make sure these scurrilous stories are buried once and for all.”

    On the Celtic board at the time were chairman Jack McGinn, vice-chairman Kelly, Chris White, Tom Grant and Jimmy Farrell.

    Helene revealed yesterday that the complaints in the 80s matched Torbett’s pattern of abuse when he preyed on Andrew.

    She said : “This was exactly what Torbett did to Andrew. It is the first we have heard of Celtic holding an investigation as far back as that. To think it made Torbett’s position stronger is sickening.”

    Kenny added: “I love Celtic. But people need to know the truth. For Celtic FC to claim they are separate from the boys’ club is total nonsense and this information uncovered by the Record shows that.”

    Last night, Celtic FC made no comment on our revelations.

    Following Torbett’s conviction last November, the club again claimed the boys’ club was not part of Celtic FC and did not refer to the investigation in the 80s.

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    The Record shamefully late with the news. Shame on them

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    I'm with 1903mad on this. Everyone at the BBC should be made to walk down the street naked while getting pelted with rotten cabbage and eggs.

    Shame.Shame.Shame.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pacman1903 View Post
    Main story in the Record today Afcmad min
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    Aye, lead story on the Record website. Not even mentioned in the Football bit tho.


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    The Celtic statement
    In actual fact, the Celtic Board investigated the rumours and interviewed the men concerned in depth and could find nothing to substantiate the stories that were being circulated.

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    Quote Originally Posted by afc1903mad View Post
    The Celtic statement
    The Celtic View statement from 1986.

    Can't believe you are just reporting this now!

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