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  1. Irn Bru Cup semi final

    They are in their first game, but after that it is down to be a free draw as far as I can see.
  2. Irn Bru Cup semi final

    As I posted in the matchday thread, I reckon the draw for the Semis will be ICT against Dumbarton and TNS against Crusaders. One non-Scottish team in the final might generate a bit of interest, but would there be any in Scotland if it was both?
  3. Inverness CT -V- Falkirk

    Draw for the Semis will be ICT against Dumbarton and TNS against Crusaders. The SPFL won't want to run the risk of both non-Scottish teams getting to the final, but having one there might generate a bit of interest.
  4. Inverness CT -V- Dunfermline

    First match I've managed to get to for a while. Thought we had it under control in the first hall without really putting them to the sword. Second half, Dunfermline came out of the blocks faster, but we kept it together enough. Still need to get sharper in front of goal, I think balls were coming behind instead of to feet, but definitely something to kick on from now.
  5. That by referring to tempering language means that using any swearing at all will treated as if you had carried out a deliberate criminal act. Of course there are cases where swearing can be an integral part of a criminal act, but a single utterance would not be the case, which should be abundantly clear without it having to be spelt out, although it seems I just had to. From reading further in the thread it seems like I am in a minority who sees the statement for what it is and that the club is being seen to take action. If others want to complain more vocally about this being dealt with correctly, than it that it happened, then there doesn't seem any point in debating any further. I'll know how I stand.
  6. Because PumpFake has completely misunderstood, as it appears have you, the point made in the statement.
  7. Yes, I also understood it.
  8. ^^^^^^^^^ Thinks F-Bomb is exactly the same as a Smoke Bomb.
  9. They are awful, awful that they have to be made due to the criminal behaviour of these 'supporters'. I would hope that these consequences will make it clear to others that may have thought about such behaviour that it will not be tolerated, prevents it happening again and so helps improve the atmosphere.
  10. It doesn't seem from your previous posts that you respect all laws. The point here is though, that the first time a smoke bomb was let off, a talking to was quite right. Even the second or third time I could understand, but the sheer number of incidents, from the smoke bombs to the chasing after other teams fans in Elgin looking for a fight, means it has now got beyond that and as those behaving in this manner don't seem to pay attention to the gentle advise, then what else is left? As is clear from their own statement, the wider group don't seem to think that any of their number have done anything that could be remotely considered wrong I think we both agree it is wrong, though disagree on how wrong, so if the wider group don't accept that when given the facts and asked to modify their behaviour, further action is required. Added to this, as others have reminded us, the SPFL have raised it with the club officially, if the club aren't seen to act beyond what has already been done, then sanctions directly against the club could be possible.
  11. Just because in one you are the victim and in another support and condone the perpetrator, does not make them incomparable. Letting off pryotechnics at football IS proper criminal action, covered under The Sporting Events (Control of Alcohol etc.) Act 1985. If you feel strongly enough that such behaviour should not be criminalised, by all means lobby your MP and others to have the act changed, if the desire is there to allow this then get it permitted in the right way.
  12. I have posted elsewhere, it appears that instead of accepting that they have a, possibly very small, element that has been taking it too far, and working to help weed it out s that both they and the club benefit, they are blaming others for a perceived witch-hunt for them just trying to create a little atmosphere. If they can't see what is wrong, what hope is there?
  13. So your reaction to criminal behaviour is to not involve the police and just sweep it under the carpet. So if your car is stolen you won't bother with the police and just ask those who did it to calm their exuberance and not do it again?