Jill Rattray

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I'm 36, a feminist, a geek and a diehard Dundee United fan. Never ever confuse Dundee United with Dundee, the original noisy neighbours.

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Hillsborough: Why Was the Cover-up Allowed to Happen

Over the past couple of months the truth about Hillsborough has finally come to light. But for many people the release of the report from the Hillsborough Independent Panel only confirmed what they already knew: the police were responsible, lives could’ve been saved with a better response from emergency services, and the police tried to cover up their mistakes.

But why was the cover up allowed to happen? Unlike many disasters, Hillsborough was recorded by TV cameras and…


Posted on October 24, 2012 at 10:32

The Match of the Orginal Noisy Neighbours is Back

Since it was decided that Dundee would take Rangers place in the SPL, football fans in Dundee have had their eyes set on one date and time, 19th August 2012 12:45pm. The day the Dundee derby returns to the SPL, and Britain’s closest footballing neighbours go head to head one more.

The last competitive derby took place on April 30th 2005 when both teams were in a relegation battle. In the last round of fixtures that season Dundee United beat Inverness and Dundee defeated by Livingston… Continue

Posted on August 17, 2012 at 13:38

The SPL Will Survive

Say No to Newco

On 4th July the SPL face a crucial vote on whether the admit the new formed The Rangers Football Club into their league, or to promote Dundee and consign Rangers to the Scottish Football League's third division.

The rules governing these penalties for liquidation were changed last month so that there would be a vote in Rangers future instead of the automatic relegation that was in place previously. So why do the SPL want different rules for Rangers? The… Continue

Posted on June 20, 2012 at 14:42

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