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Dual Ownership: Which has more potential conflict of interest – Owning two football clubs or One club and one betting agency?

In a previous post from 2 years ago I highlighted how Scottish football authorities accepted the conflict of interest of Dermot Desmond controlling/owning both a betting company, Betdaq, and a football club, Celtic FC. This was even the case in July 2011 when Betdaq was declared a Rogue operator by Australian media for taking bets on … Continue reading

Audit Scotland investigating corruption involving the Celtic SLA at The Lennoxtown Initiative

I kept this back to allow Audit Scotland un-impeded time to do their investigation without being hassled by phone threats. This was issued well before the EU ‘cleared’ the State Aid against Celtic PLC for the Glasgow Celtic Council land transactions but has been sat on patiently. The reply above from Audit Scotland acknowledges that they are investigating the … Continue reading