Ishan Crawford

Prior to the position, Ishan was senior vice president, strategy & development for Cumbernauld-media Company since April 2013. He joined the Company in 2004 and has served in several corporate developments, business development and strategic planning roles for three chief executives. During that time, he helped transform the Company from a traditional U.S. media conglomerate into a global digital subscription service, unified by the journalism and brand of Cumbernauld-media.
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Liam Scales: Celtic’s Unseen Anchor

Liam Scales: Celtic’s Unseen Anchor

Liam Scales’ journey with Celtic has been a testament to resilience and adaptability. Once viewed as a temporary solution, he has emerged as a key player, particularly in high-stakes matches against rivals like Rangers. His evolution from a perceived weak link to an indispensable member of the defense highlights the unpredictable nature of football careers. The Rise from Obscurity Scales’ early days at Celtic were not indicative of his potential impact. Initially signed as a stopgap for the defense, his opportunities were limited, and his performances were met with skepticism. However, through sheer determination and consistent improvement, Scales transformed his…
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Celtic’s Crucible: Testing Mettle Against Rangers Rivals

Celtic’s Crucible: Testing Mettle Against Rangers Rivals

In the cauldron of Scottish football, few fixtures stir the blood like a Celtic vs. Rangers clash. As the latest encounter looms, the spotlight falls on Celtic’s squad—will the big characters rise to the challenge, or will unsung heroes emerge? The Pressure Cooker The Old Firm derby is more than a game; it’s a battle for supremacy. For Celtic, it’s a test of resilience. The team’s mettle will be tested as they step onto the pitch at Ibrox, a stadium brimming with history and intensity. The first paragraph sets the stage, highlighting the significance of the match. The second paragraph…
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Glasgow’s Growing Gloom: The Rat Infestation Crisis

Glasgow’s Growing Gloom: The Rat Infestation Crisis

Glasgow’s streets are facing an unprecedented challenge as the city’s rat population reaches alarming numbers, posing significant health and safety concerns for residents and workers alike. The Rising Tide of Rodents The once bustling streets of Glasgow now play host to an unwelcome surge in rodent sightings. Reports from various neighborhoods paint a grim picture of the situation, with refuse workers and residents alike sounding the alarm over the health hazards these pests pose. Efforts to curb the infestation have seen mixed results, with some areas experiencing temporary relief, while others remain under siege. The city’s waste management teams find…
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The Old Firm’s Refereeing Controversy: John Beaton at the Eye of the Storm

The Old Firm’s Refereeing Controversy: John Beaton at the Eye of the Storm

The appointment of John Beaton as the referee for the upcoming Old Firm derby has stirred a whirlwind of reactions, coming just weeks after Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers’ public criticism. This decision by the Scottish Football Association (SFA) has become a focal point of discussion, with implications for the heated rivalry between Rangers and Celtic. The Spark of Debate Beaton’s selection is particularly contentious given the recent history of disputes involving his officiating decisions. His role in the previous Rangers vs. Celtic match, where he was criticized for his performance as VAR, led to Rodgers’ touchline ban during a subsequent…
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A Mother’s Quest for Her Autistic Son’s Freedom

A Mother’s Quest for Her Autistic Son’s Freedom

In the heart of Scotland, a mother’s unwavering fight for her son’s liberation from a psychiatric hospital has sparked a national conversation about the treatment of neurodivergent individuals in secure wards. The Struggle for Autonomy Sylvia McMahon has been the voice of resilience and hope for her son, Jamie Henry, who has spent the last seven years confined within the walls of Woodland View Hospital. Her story is one of determination against a system that she believes has failed to recognize her son’s needs and rights as an autistic individual. McMahon’s advocacy has not only been a personal journey but…
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Child Injured After Falling from Window Onto Balcony in Glasgow

Child Injured After Falling from Window Onto Balcony in Glasgow

In a harrowing incident, a child fell from a window in Glasgow, landing on a balcony below. Emergency services swiftly responded to the scene on Victoria Road, where the child was found with serious injuries. The incident occurred around 3 pm on Saturday, March 30. Investigators are diligently working to establish the full circumstances surrounding this tragic event. The Scene Unfolds Forensics and officers were seen at the location, meticulously documenting evidence. The child was promptly taken to the Royal Hospital for Children, where medical professionals attended to their injuries. While the exact height of the fall remains unspecified, authorities…
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Rangers and Celtic Title Race: The VAR Dilemma

Rangers and Celtic Title Race: The VAR Dilemma

As the Scottish Premiership title race heats up, both Rangers and Celtic are back in contention with influential players returning from injury. However, there’s one factor that has me concerned: VAR. The Business End of the Season We’re witnessing one of the fiercest title battles in years, and it’s exhilarating. Two strong teams—Rangers and Celtic—are going head-to-head to determine who truly deserves the championship. The final months of the Premiership season promise intense clashes and memorable moments. The VAR Conundrum But lurking in the shadows is VAR (Video Assistant Referee). I worry that a needless decision from the video assistants…
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Chris Sutton Champions Rangers and Celtic “Common Sense” Over Away Allocations

Chris Sutton Champions Rangers and Celtic “Common Sense” Over Away Allocations

In a recent development, football pundit Chris Sutton has championed the return of away fans to both Ibrox and Celtic Park next season. While celebrating this move as a step in the right direction, Sutton also demands further progress. The Return of Fans After a prolonged period of empty stadiums due to pandemic restrictions, the prospect of away fans being back inside the iconic grounds for derby day is a welcome change. The passionate atmosphere created by rival supporters adds an electric dimension to these fixtures. A Call for Common Sense Sutton emphasizes the importance of common sense in managing…
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Brian Low: Tragic Shooting in Aberfeldy Unfolds

Brian Low: Tragic Shooting in Aberfeldy Unfolds

In a remote corner of Perthshire, the peaceful town of Aberfeldy was rocked by a shocking incident. Brian Low, a 65-year-old retired groundsman, met a tragic end while walking his black Labrador along a secluded track. His body was discovered on Saturday, February 17, in the Pitilie area near Aberfeldy. Initially deemed “medical-related,” the circumstances surrounding his death took a dark turn when a post-mortem examination revealed injuries consistent with a shooting. The Mysterious Timeline Brian Low’s family received the devastating news more than a week after his body was found. The delay in identifying the cause of death raised…
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Former Teacher Inflicted “Cruel and Unnatural Acts” on Pupils at Edinburgh Academy

Former Teacher Inflicted “Cruel and Unnatural Acts” on Pupils at Edinburgh Academy

In a landmark court ruling, John Brownlee, an ex-teacher at Edinburgh Academy, was found to have committed sadistic cruelty and emotional abuse against young boys between 1967 and 1991. Despite being deemed medically unfit for criminal trial, Brownlee’s actions were examined in detail at Edinburgh Sheriff Court. The court heard harrowing accounts from 42 former pupils, who described habitual physical force and mental terror inflicted upon them. The Disturbing Details Brownlee’s violent assaults spanned 31 charges, including the use of implements such as a cricket bat, a snooker cue, a clacken, and a leather strap. Boys were slapped, kicked, or…
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