The Asterisk Debate: Celtic Deserve Their Title. There Are Others Who Should Have To Give Medals Back.


, value: £569,000. – had a side letter.

One of most vocal amongst the Voiders and calling this a tainted title is Alex Rae.

He has the IQ of an amoeba and looks like he’s up a promising career haunting houses.

Instead, he’s doing punditry – amongst others – the BBC.

His playing career is pretty undistinguished, but next to his journalistic credentials it looks immaculate.

For all that, he has only ever won a handful of honours; he has an English First division title medal and one for the First Division .

His two major honours were both won in Scotland, both at .

The first was the league title he won in 2004-05. The second is the League Cup he won in the same season. Unfortunately for Rae, he had was the recipient of a quite generous EBT worth more than £500,000 … and he had the side letter to go with it.

Which means every match he played in for those two campaigns was invalid due to deliberate non-disclosure of his contract details to the SFA.

Hand those winners medals in before you talk about “tainted titles” and “asterisks” Alex.

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