He's said publicly that Dougie let his heart rule his head and that's why we ran up the debt.
Dougie may have let his heart rule his head but the reason we ran up stupid sized debts were shambolic amateurism at every level and a board of compliant puppets who never had the balls or interest to challenge his idiocy.
I don't remember Crawford or his ilk resigning in protest at the way the club was being run.
Joe along with Joe Harper were my boyhood heroes and he was a pleasure to watch. Always busy and looking for the ball, a thunderbolt shot and great vision when it came to picking out a pass. 100% guy in all respects and a great servant to the club.
Mixed feelings about this but I've decided to support this initiative. I fully understand the concerns expressed above but anything that offers a chance to slow down or very optimistically help to reverse our decline is worth a punt.
Don't care that much about his decision to leave or the timing. Fact is he hasn't cut it as this level and he'd be better off plying his trade in the seaside league where he con folk into believing he's got a future at a higher level.