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MEDIA FALSEHOODS FOR SEASON 2008-2009

On this page you can check the latest reporting errors made in your favourite paper / radio / TV program about the glorious Boys in Blue. Check the Sub-totals below for the example of the least "professional" reporters in Scotland. New Falsehoods and lies can be submitted here or by e-mail to webmaster@grange.demon.co.uk


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PUBLISHER FALSEHOODS SO FAR
Sun 4
BBC Scotland + TeletextTelevision 2
The Scotsman/ Scotland On Sunday / Evening News 1
Sunday Mail 1
Daily Record No Score Yet
News of the World No Score Yet
Glasgow Herald / Evening Times / Sunday Herald No Score Yet
Sky + Skytext No Score Yet
Perthshire Advertiser No Score Yet
Dundee Courier/ Evening Telegraph No Score Yet
STV  + Teletext No Score Yet
BBC Radio Scotland Radio No Score Yet
METRO No Score Yet
Sunday Post No Score Yet
Other No Score Yet
Daily Star No Score Yet
Teamtalk / Yahoo No Score Yet
The Times / Sunday Times No Score Yet
Daily And Sunday Express No Score Yet
Daily / Electronic Telegraph No Score Yet
Daily Mail / Soccernet No Score Yet
SUPERGOALS No Score Yet
Sporting Life No Score Yet
Chic the Prick No Score Yet
Hugh Keevins No Score Yet
Radio Tay No Score Yet
Press & Journal No Score Yet
Daily Mirror No Score Yet
Match Magazine No Score Yet
Gerry "OF Moaner" McNee No Score Yet
Barbour Bill Leckie No Score Yet



Sun

My daily read so expect a few entries here. Especially as they tend to give some coverage to the non-OF teams. Excludes any drivel written by Bill Leckie who has his own category. Won the title in 2001-02 and 2004-05

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Scotsman / Scotland On Sunday / Evening News

Edinburgh daily that will be lucky to mention Saints outside of the Old Firm meetings this season. Their WWW site is here


Sportscene + Ceefax + BBC Online

Also includes the BBC On-line service at news.bbc.co.uk

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Sunday Mail

Old Firm are Scottish Football so the rest don't matter - as you might guess. Winners in 2003-04

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Daily Record (or Waily Retard as we know it)

A bastion of professional journalism as shown below. Managed 2nd place in 1996-97 but walked away with the title in 1997-98 before reverting to 2nd in 1998-99 and winning it again in 1999-2000 and 2000-01. Their WWW site is here.

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Bill Leckie

Sun columnist and reporter with a dodgy quiff and a wonderful fetish about Barbour jackets. Thinks of himself as the champion of the underdog but still annoying. Still he pisses off the OF so we can't complain too much.

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Sunday Post

Not a regular read but always good for some errors.

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News Of The World

Another honest and fair paper (aye right). Excludes the page of McNee rants - he has his own section (see here).
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Scumdee Courier / Sporting Post / Evening Telegraph

Reasonable good coverage given that its a Scumdee Daily. Their WWW site is here with the Tele at www.eveningtelegraph.co.uk
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Radio Tay

The Dundee radio station, famed for Dick Donnelly - don't take it seriously

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The P.A..

Again, don't expect too much here - Gordon Bannerman usually knows what he's talking about, even if the editor doesn't. Their WWW site is here

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Official SPL Site.

Frightening how little they know outside the OF Their WWW site is www.scotprem.com

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Daily / Sunday Express

Don't expect too much coverage unless we're playing the Old Firm. Includes the on-line version.

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Press & Journal

Aberdeen-based daily with some good coverage of the East Coast teams.

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Daily Mail / Soccernet

With Saints in the Premier some coverage is guaranteed to be minimal as last season - see here for details.

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BBC Radio Scotland

Mainly Radio Scotland. Excluding Chic the Pric (see here) but including On/Off The Ball and the related websites.

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Supergoals

Onl-line site for the Sun and News of the World. Find them at http://www.supergoals.com

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Glasgow Herald / Evening Times / Sunday Herald

Wegie-centric so dont expect too much. Find them at http://www.theherald.co.uk

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Scotsport + Teletext

The STV show with Jim "hes a right" Delahunt is now legendary for it's camcorder footage which demonstrates just how professional a setup they have. 1998-99 champions.
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Gerry McNee

STV Sports Editor, ex-Sunday Mail Columnist and the nearest we've got to a Scottish Jimmy Hill. Now writing for the News Of The World although with his obsession with Man Utd there is little Scottish content any more!!!!

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Sky TV + SkyText

Satellite TV and Teletext for the masses - known to come to McDiarmid when a defeat is in the air. Mind you we're not in the SPL so expect complete ignorance of Saints
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Chic Young

Ibrox's most famous St. Mirren fan and living proof that you need fuck-all knowledge to be a journo.

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Hugh Keevins

Saintees everywhere's favourite ex-Scotsman journalist. Amazing tunnel vision since based in Embra he seems incapable of dealing with anything other than the Wegie Unwashed. New for this year since hes bound to cover some Saints games. Now writing for the Sunday Mason as the replacement for McNee (some honour eh). This man is the MOST LOATHED journalist amongst Saints fans.

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Daily Telegraph - Electronic or otherwise


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Times / Sunday Times

Find them at http://www.thetimes.co.uk. Sunday Times coverage is probably best for falsehoods.

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Match magazine



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Daily Star

Not a regular read and probably qualifies for a discount given that its Manchester based but what the hell. Their WWW site is here
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Sporting Life

As found at http://www.sporting-life.com/soccer/scotspremteams/stjohnstone.html - normally a fairly accurate site.

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Metro

Free paper distributed in Edinburgh and Glasgow. First year under it's own heading but given it's tendency to rehash Press Association stories, expect a few scores.

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Daily Mirror

Not a regular read. Don't expect too much coverage of Saints either.

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Teamtalk / Yahoo

Alleged up-to-date phone service for Saints fans. It isn't - Also available at http://uk.sports.yahoo.com/foot/engl/t/stjo/index.html.
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