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Alex Rae forced to admit on Super Scoreboard that an asterisk should be against Celtic’s title win

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Alex Rae was forced off the fence tonight to admit that he wants an asterisk placed against Celtic’s 2019/20 Premiership title success.

The former Dundee and St Mirren manager likes nothing better than to selectively cite the views of other people and some fans to back up his own views which he prefers to keep quiet. With regular media appearances on a number of shows he likes to think that he is quite a Smart Alex at disguising his own views. Almost like a politician.

Tonight’s Super Scoreboard show was going to plan with most callers on Rae’s wavelength. An early caller had Peter Lawwell lobbying UEFA to decide the SPFL on average points per game with an Ibrox fan on soon after wanting the Scottish Cup scrapped despite his club’s interest failing to extend beyond February.

Last up on the hour long show tonight was Celtic fan Frank. He did go round the houses a bit but after Rae went on to comment on other fans and an asterisk against the 1970 European Cup Winners Cup tournament (perhaps he was meaning 1972) he was finally pinned down.

Pushed to distance himself from the asterisk/hollow/tainted lobby Rae replied. He does feel that there should be an asterisk against this season’s title. Clearly the hurt runs deep at four seasons of constant Celtic success just as he tries to step up his media career.

Frank then pushed Rae on the EBT years. When five titles were won by players whose full earnings weren’t disclosed in their contracts with the SFA and SPL. Dave Murray used a disguised remuneration scheme to attract players like Rae, Barry Ferguson, Neil McCann, Billy Dodds, Steven Thompson and Kris Boyd to Ibrox.

Rae did give an answer, he mentioned that Martin O’Neill said that the five tainted titles were won on the pitch. As usual he avoided giving his own opinion.

CLICK HERE and go to 36 minutes 20 seconds to hear Frank v Rae.

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