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post 09 November 2015
Read more from Alex Thomson on his blog Rangers cheated at football: the fraudulent silverware must go

After the biggest organised cheating scandal in the history of Scottish football, the former Rangers owners now face at last paying the British state the tax and NI they dodged for all those years.

post 04 November 2015
Read more from Alex Thomson on his blog Rangers: what happens now after court decision?

HMRC is adamant there is money in there to be had and the court now says the state is owed what will be a substantial sum - barring any appeal process, of course.

post 04 November 2015
Read more from Alex Thomson on his blog Rangers: winning titles but cheating the taxman

Whilst Rangers FC were busy winning titles and silverware the entire basis upon which they paid many players and executives should have attracted income tax and did not do so.

post 10 August 2015
Read more from Alex Thomson on his blog How football is tarnished and damaged by ignoring free speech

Gratifyingly, with the new season and the new rash of clubs busy censoring the media, the Great Banning Debate is now very much alive. Good.

post 07 August 2015
Read more from Alex Thomson on his blog Why banning football journalists makes the beautiful game ugly

Football clubs across the UK are banning reporters from their stadiums because they don't like what's being reported. Nowhere else in British public life is this tolerated.

post 04 August 2015
Read more from Alex Thomson on his blog How can it be normal to ban journalists from the football?

There are football clubs in England and Scotland who feel it is perfectly normal to ban any journalist guilty of perpetrating journalism they disapprove of.

post 12 March 2015
Read more from Alex Thomson on his blog The strange case of Rangers and the Prophet Mohammed cartoon

An ill-judged tweet alleged to have come from a prominent Rangers supporter who is now a non-executive director at the club, should prompt an immediate apology.

post 10 February 2015
Read more from Alex Thomson on his blog I'm a journalist because I'm angry - you should be too

#AdviceForYoungJournalists? No, you won't get rich from journalism. Yes, it is still worth doing.

post 21 January 2015
Read more from Alex Thomson on his blog Does Dave King deserve a second chance at Rangers?

Scottish football faces its own Ched Evans syndrome. Should a man with a past be given a second chance to have a high-profile position in (potentially) big-money football?