Derek’s beard and Occam’s Sevco

I think it is fair to say that Mr McInnes will look back at the close shave he has had with the train wreck at Sevco.

Of course, a preoccupation of your humble correspondent is the continued failings of the Fitba Fourth Estate when it comes to anything pertaining to Ibrox.

They failed to gauge the scale of the shitstorm heading to Edmiston Drive in 2011.

Since the death of Rangers, the press pack in Glasgow have also been posted missing on matters Sevco.

The obedience of the stenographers to the Ibrox brand TUPEd over with the basket of assets.

Therefore, it was amusing to hear the reaction of the clotted cream of the Fitba Fourth Estate comforting each other after the McInnes announcement.

Perhaps they should set up a self-help group.

It is almost as if they are doomed to push a rock up to the top of a hill.

Once there, they are promised that the vista will be illuminated with moonbeams and dignity.

Sadly, just when they think they’re there, Timmy gravity sends the boulder hurtling back downhill.

So just when it appears that the good times are back at Ibrox reality kicks them in the groin.

It is almost as if they’ve all caught a bad dose of Sisyphus.

Of course, it would be wrong to paint all of those in the Fitba media with the sickening sycophantic brush.

Mikey Stewart has called the McInnes story spot on from the get-go.

Last night on BBC Radio Sevco he posited an alternative narrative.

It was an analysis rooted in observable facts and sensible deductions.

After the programme, he continued on Twitter:

He is a rarity in the Scottish media in that he countenances the probability of real and present financial problems at Ibrox.

Could the McInnes debacle come down to the simple fact that Sevco didn’t have the money to pay compensation to Aberdeen?

Is it possible that there isn’t enough working capital to find that amount in a lump sum to allow them to formally speak to McInnes and his agent?

Well, actually it could be that simple.

Anyone in the Fitba Fourth estate who is pretending otherwise is part of the problem.

Instead of fixating on William of Orange it would serve The People much better if they became acquainted with William of Ockham.

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