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Martin O’Neil’s overspend bought 2001 Treble using Dermot Desmond’s Bank Guarantee. Debt needed to be cleared by share offer.

In the Celtic accounts for year ending 30 June 2001, Chairman Brian Quinn acclaims their first Treble in over 30 years but the clue to how it was achieved appears in the next paragraph: Celtic made a gross investment of over £21m in players. The players signed are listed in the accounts:       … Continue reading

Steven Purcell started the GCC policy of Off Market deals used in the Celtic land deals of 2007 but only made it official in 2009.

There has always been corruption in Glasgow City Council politics but Steven Purcell’s reign as Labour party leader of Glasgow City Council from 2005 to 2010 made cronyism Glasgow City Council policy. The council showed no shame in favouring certain Labour supporting mates especially for land disposals. Remember this was the time of ALEOs (the AL, … Continue reading