Earlier today, I wrote a piece on the Celtic By Numbers article which asks the deadly question about whether or not the SFA is lying to Celtic about the Jota decision. Alan Morrison, who runs that site, is not prone to exaggeration or hysteria. He cannot be called a conspiracy theorist by anyone credible because he is, himself, an extremely credible writer.
This evening Vital Celtic published a transcript of Ewan Cameron banging about all the usual rubbish about Celtic fans and conspiracy theories.
He creates a straw man argument that we’re concerned only with a handful of decisions which have seen penalties awarded against us, and uses that as his refutation. But as the Vital article points out, he’s wrong in at least one of these cases and they take no account of decisions we didn’t get for similar incidents or the Jota offside itself.
Cameron is not a friend of this club; indeed this blog has branded him a gutless wonder for some of his prior commentary, including an unhinged attack on John Hartson and comments he has made in previous years for which he’s been challenged to put up or shut up.
He is talking through his backside here, as ever. To accuse Celtic fans of paranoia, when we can see clearly what’s right in front of our faces, is the type of gutter tactic associated with him. His facts are selective, and he still gets them wrong. His comments are misleading. Overall, he brings himself no credit, but then this assumes he has any to start with.
His final point, that there are bad decisions elsewhere, is equally disingenuous and nonsensical in the context of what we’re talking about here. Since VAR was introduced in Scotland every major talking point has been a decision – a wrong decision – against our club. Every major talking point, and there is one in every single match.
If he can tell me which other club in the country has suffered so consistently, with so many bad decisions in such a short space of time, I’ll tell you what; I’ll donate £100 to the charity of his choice. But he won’t, because I’ve challenged him on that basis before and he’s a bottle merchant who didn’t even respond. I still say he owes Cancer Scotland £50.