Ann Budge Doubles Down On Her Ranting. Hearts Have A Real Loose Cannon On Their Hands.

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Hot on the heels of the spectacular unravelling of her league reconstruction plans, Ann Budge has gone full on tonto with another attack on her fellow clubs.

The blindness of this woman is amazing.

She does not know when to leave stuff alone.

Hearts and Sevco have behaved so abysmally that it is doubtful either club will be taken seriously in Scotland again whilst the current incumbents are in office.

The lunatics are running both now, and there is no sign that sanity is going to dawn.

Early last month, amongst a string of deranged comments, Ann Budge suggested that Celtic should not be awarded the SPL title if the season was brought to a close. It seemed to be definitive backing for the voiders campaign.

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In the 1951/52 season, SFA chairman George Graham tried to stop Celtic from flying the Irish tricolour flag over Celtic Park, leading to a bitter stand off between him and the club. Which Scottish club backed Graham over his stance?

Yet within hours her own board of directors had cut the legs out from under her and sought to “clarify” her comments.

If I were on the Hearts board, I’d be sorely tempted to do the same again. Her behaviour is bringing nothing but disrepute to the club and her continued threats to take this matter to the courts have brought forth stinging criticism from Neil Doncaster today.

She has lost control of herself.

Some on the Sevco board suffer from the same affliction, but their club is not facing relegation and all the myriad problems that go with it. Thistle have expressed their anger today, and whilst The Record thinks this could be the start of a new campaign it is perfectly clear that the big arguments here have already been had and are done.

Neither Hearts nor Sevco is going to get what they want.

They now have a choice about how they conduct themselves in defeat. Both clubs have made it clear that they don’t intend to keep calm or quiet; in my view, both of them are now in violation of the SPFL charter on bringing the game into disrepute. Sevco always was.

Budge has now crossed that line too.

Her own board has to get a grip on her before she does something that they cannot correct and before she causes damage they cannot contain.

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