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24 Feb 2017 22:22:42
Now that sevco have lost AGAIN! is it yet a possibility we can win the title against them at Celtic park?

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24 Feb 2017 22:37:55
Makes you wonder if King had an agenda in sacking Warburton,?

24 Feb 2017 23:50:52
Ever seen Mary popins? Mind the guy that couldn't stop laughing? Well Gonny someone have a look see how he got back down as I've just seen they got beat again and I'm stuck on the ceiling!

25 Feb 2017 08:30:54
No we can definetly rule them out of the greatest comeback ever but Aberdeen are to far in front if they keep winning to allow us to win the title against the tribute act.

25 Feb 2017 08:55:15
It's all about whether Aberdeen drop enough points. We need them to only get 2 points from their next 3 games.

25 Feb 2017 09:19:06
Need 15 more points to win the title if Aberdeen keep winning.

24 Feb 2017 19:40:48
Been told that for the away game against Dundee on 19th March (potentially title winning day) that our allocation has been CUT.
Some murmorings online that allegedely the sevco fans caused some damage last week, they are worried Celtic fans do the same.
NONSENSE as we all know, the REAL reason is they want as few Celtic fans as possible to witness our title winning game. They are not known as Dundee sevco for nothing.
Remember this was the team that employed bomber brown as manager.

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25 Feb 2017 08:30:48
Dundee (Hibernian) Utd are the Catholic team/ Irish. Dundee are the prods. Enough said.

25 Feb 2017 10:26:07
@timalloy - it's not like you to be paranoid? I would have thought Dundee would have welcomed the extra income the Celtic fans would bring?

P.S. if the allocation is cut maybe it's to do with the trouble Celtic fans caused up there last season?

P.P.S. and I thought it was only Rangers ( insert preferred name here ) fans who brought religion into football in 2017?

25 feb 2017 12:22:34
@union jack i was worried about you. how goes it! can you hear me across the chasm? 😂👍🍀.

25 Feb 2017 12:52:28
@jfp88 - win or lose I'll come on and take my medicine even though it's hard being a Hun just now.

25 Feb 2017 13:31:38
@UJ Fair Play to ye but long may it continue! 👍😂🍀.

25 Feb 2017 16:19:19
@jfp88 - you've no worries on that front. Right now I see no light at the end of the tunnel. I honestly fear the 12th.

25 Feb 2017 18:41:48
@UJ I think the 12th could be glorious! 👍😂🍀.

24 Feb 2017 09:41:54
Ed, Been thinking about the new development plans and overall future plans as part of the Celtic Triangle Project, Also talk about the South Stand being replaced is never far away from discussion with rumoured plans already in place. Do you think this is us finally flexing our muscles to totally dominate Scottish football on and off the park and laying down a marker for future income resources so we aren't soley reliable on selling our best assets, or with Peter Lawwell having more and more talks in Europe are we looking at the bigger picture and possible future change in European League structure. Finding this whole issue remarkable as we are starting to look like a massive club on and off the park again and for that i have to credit the Board who i had become demoralised with for showing no vision. We now look like a club with a plan and the future looks fantastic. Any other comments or views welcome.

{Ed007's Note - Regarding the South Stand stadium expansion I'm of the opinion that if/when Celtic announce it there will be concrete plans in place for us to leave the Scottish league - I just don't see why we need to do it just now, Stan apart from improving the look of the stadium as there's no point adding seats if you aren't going to fill them or only going to fill them 6-10 times throughout a season.}

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24 Feb 2017 16:25:23
Thanks for reply Ed, Fair point and agree a higher capacity is certainly not required for SPL games. You would think if there was plans to replace it but have the capacity as it is or extend slightly to around the 65,000 mark it would be to upgrade dressing rooms, restaurants, Hospitality, etc.

. and a bigger Trophy room.

{Ed007's Note - A lot of the stuff currently in the trophy room will probably end up in the museum. I do like your idea about refurbishing the old stand and it's facilities with maybe a minor rise in capacity. If we could refurbish the entire stand I don't see any reason why we couldn't apply to hold CL/EL finals.}

24 Feb 2017 18:58:11
Ed if we up the capacity is that the only requirement we need to meet to get finals at paradise? Is it to do with how many stars a stadium has? A think hampden is the only five star football stadium in Scotland, am sure it's to do wae Road access or something like that? Am a on the right tracks wae that.

{Ed007's Note - The changing rooms aren't big enough and we need an enclosed area where visiting teams buses stop. Platini said years ago that for security and logistical reasons that he wanted all CL finals to be played in stadia with a minimum capacity of 70,000 but the 2014 final was held in Benfica's Estádio da Luz which doesn't hold 65,000 spectators so it's not a rule as such it was more a recommendation although no CL final has been played in a stadium with a capacity of less than 60,000.
I remember years ago the guides who gave the tours told the story that the only reason we never received the old UEFA 5* rating (that doesn't exist any longer, it's called UEFA Elite Stadiums) was because of the changing rooms size problem but because of the chances of the SFA sanctioning a bid over Hampden were so slim it wasn't financially feasible to take the gamble.}

24 Feb 2017 19:52:56
So if Celtic were to get elite stadium status they would still need the sfa to approve our request for a final? I thought it would be down to Celtic and uefa to decide.

{Ed007's Note - The Club would need the SFA to put the application forward. It's the same everywhere, it's the FA's that apply with a nominated stadium to the UEFA Executive Committee who make the decision. Remember it's the SFA that are members of UEFA, not Celtic, for example European prize money etc is sent to the FA to be distributed to the clubs.
The SFA did apply for Hampden to be considered for the 2019 EL Final but that's going to Azerbaijan Baku’s 68,700-capacity Olympic Stadium or Atletico’s new stadium, the Wanda Metropolitano, which will hold 67,000 when it opens this summer.}

24 Feb 2017 23:49:18
I knew a previous chief exec of celtic who told me that there are plans drawn up and good to go for rebuilding the south stand. At that time he said it would only happen if we got into the English Premiership so don't imagine much has changed now.

25 Feb 2017 09:22:47
That's right Marty, worked there years ago (Barnes Time) and the talk then was the dressing rooms etc moving to the corner under the stand (south / west stands) and the drawings etc are all in place.

25 Feb 2017 09:01:22
Ed there is every chance the sfa would back us now especially since all the stuff about the sfact not going to use hampden anymore so it could be either us or Murray field for international matches.

{Ed007's Note - They can't nominate us now, the stadium doesn't meet the requirements.}

24 Feb 2017 15:13:18
I never get tired of this clip: Broony, we salute you! HH.

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24 Feb 2017 17:09:12
All my non Celtic minded pals absolutely hate Scott browm, especially an ex colleague who is a massive Jambo.

When broony scored that old firm goal and raised his hands up. quality.

24 Feb 2017 20:43:54
He's up there with a couple more for my POTY, love the guy.

24 Feb 2017 21:57:20
he couldn't trap a bag of cement.

24 Feb 2017 22:47:54
Dear oh dear jamesbhoy, what a crock of crap. Broony is a star and I wish we had more of him, you must be on the go go juice or the Moroccan woodbine.

24 Feb 2017 23:16:54
hes the bigest imposter who's ever worn the hoops, he runs about like a headless chicken thinking he's a hardman, there's tougher women where i come from, if my comments (which are the truth) upset the panty wetters on here mores the better.

24 Feb 2017 23:49:41
Your comments don't upset me at all, they just show everyone that you know fek all about football and you should stick to bingo with all your "hard women"

25 Feb 2017 00:33:26
have you ever seen him pass the ball to another celtic player? no neither have i, everytime he is out the team we play with a faster tempo the sooner him and the coward bitton are replaced with a real ball winner and a playmaker the sooner we might do something in the champions league,

25 Feb 2017 00:43:43
imagine you saying i know nothing about football when you're calling brown a STAR, god give me strength lol, he wouldn't have been allowed to polish bobby murdoch or lubomir moravcik or paul mcstay's boots and bertie auld murdo mcleod and roy aitken must crease up with laughter everytime they hear him described as a hardman.

25 Feb 2017 07:51:51
That must be some go go juice Jamesbhoy. I agree with you about Bitton but not Brown. He's not a McStay or a Lubo but who is nowadays. The lads has his ups and downs but I watch him every week and the teams not the same when he's not in it. definitely don't think you watch him every week, I think you formed an opinion when years ago and stuck to it.
And as for Bertie, I recall an interview with him a while back and he said he loved Brown, how important he was to the team, that'll do for me.

25 Feb 2017 08:04:57
Janes he's had a few dodgy seasons where he's not performed bur right now he's in the form of his life and i don't think that's up for debate.

25 Feb 2017 08:10:18
And pass the ball to another Celtic player? Are you a mushroom, are you kept in the dark? Brown got better pass percentages in the Champions league than any English based player.

25 Feb 2017 09:57:14
you are all on drugs i've watched this clown since he came and his touch is shocking, usain bolt wouldn't even be able to catch his misplaced passes, rogic and armstrong (when fit) are better midfield options and both of them are attacking goal threats not headless chickens who haven't got a first touch and don't go about making reckless mistimed tackles for ninety minutes.

25 Feb 2017 10:49:06
Think your at it, nice comments jamesbhoy and you are entitled to your negative outlook on things. Just find it strange that some people come on to here and blast players as nothing good to say, but each to their own! The best part though is when people say (its the truth) , newsflash bud, just because you say its the truth it doesn't make it so! Its just your opinion.

25 Feb 2017 11:32:50
ITS THE TRUTH.

25 Feb 2017 12:32:50
What's your reply to his record of pass percentages in the Champions league against English based players? Now that's the truth!

25 Feb 2017 14:14:07
he passes it a yard to get shot of it, because he's not got the abillity to hold onto it its called passing the buck he's a carthorse, star my arse.

25 Feb 2017 16:45:03
Another passing masterclass from our captain today, the full repertoire. Player of the year material easily.

25 Feb 2017 18:28:07
hahahahahahaha hahahahahaha oh my sides, aye pirlo the second lol.

25 Feb 2017 21:05:47
Pirlo wears a Scott Brown watch Jamesbhoy lol.

25 Feb 2017 22:15:12
aye to remind him of clowns that couldn't get near him lol.

24 Feb 2017 09:50:48
With all the suggested names for our new hotel, I think there is an opportunity to forever remember one man:
(1) who has given us lots to cheer about

(2) who has given us much to be proud of

(3) who, speaking personally made us grateful to be Celtic supporters

what about THE WARBURTON? 🍀.

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24 Feb 2017 13:57:40
I do like that but i think 'The Warburton' sounds more like some all you can eat Toby Carvry slop house where the locals look at you funny as you walk in.

If we were to pay homage we could name the pub inside (if there is one) 'The Loaf and Gap'

24 Feb 2017 15:10:04
We owe a lot to Wee Fergus for stepping up and helping keep our unbroken history he wasn't everyone's cuppa tea when in charge but now all appreciate more what he done when we see the tribute act over the road.

24 Feb 2017 16:51:30
Can't understand why there isn't a statue of the bunnet outside Celtic Park. been saying for years the man is a Celtic legend and is up there with Brother Walfrid. don't care what anyone says👍.

24 Feb 2017 19:10:52
Guys i think there should be some sort of accolade for Fergus McCann.
so here is my 2p worth

The Fergus McCann Stand ( North )

Fergus is not Stein he is not Jinky.
He is the man who single handed kept OUR CLUB ALIVE.

The Man with the Bunnet Done it. its the least we can do to say thanks Fergus . Hail hail.

{Ed007's Note - From what I've been told by a few different people at different levels behind the scenes over the years and one guy that regularly played golf with Fergus all over the place, Fergus McCann is far too modest and he would not welcome anything along those lines.

25 Feb 2017 09:09:56
Agreed 100% 'The Croy Bunnet' had vision and is a Celtic legend. I remember getting his letter as a season ticket holder saying he was going to build a 60,000 all seater stadium and would have 50,000 season ticket holders and a waiting list and wanted £600.

We'd had about 11,000 fans watching Celtic against St. Mirren on a foggy Wednesday night singing sack the board and I thought to myself 'Aye Right Fergus-You've Been in Canada too long! ' Now that's what I call vision and the reason why the bunnet is a multi-millionaire and am pure dead no wan! God Bless and Long live the bunnet-right up there with Br. Walfrid for me as you say. 🍀.

25 Feb 2017 08:35:57
The stadium he built is his memorial.

25 Feb 2017 09:38:47
Fair point ed, for me I would like to see an accolade to the bunnet.

24 Feb 2017 05:55:52
Great comedy on tonight troops Imvermes v Sevco this will be funny as it gets 🍀.

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24 Feb 2017 08:16:31
Even funnier reading tbe rags online and wee kenny miller doing a piece about how sevco talk a good game but never deliver. and his quote aimed at broony at tbe start of the season and how celtic and aberdeen would be scrapping for second. Now that's comedy gold HH.

24 Feb 2017 00:50:33
I wasn't brought up to be a Celtic fan, I was forced to be a Dundee fan by my Grandfather when at the age of 8 i got fed up being called a 'bad luck charm' cos Dundee were rotten. Paul Mcstay was the best player I had seen, I liked Pat Bonner and i liked the tops and from then on it was a case of demanding the green and yellow CR Smith goalie top from my mother and no looking back. Although I did start supporting just as 9 in a row was at title number 1. so maybe I was a bad luck charm at the time.

Because I chose Celtic and it chose me (Then one of the Old Firm. peace be upon it) it became almost inevitable that I had to learn a bit more about British and Irish history and struggles, Regality and religious intolerances especially between the now 3 football sides and form my own views on what right and wrong and who i think was right or wrong and when ( to put it all exceptionally lightly and gloss over a hell of a lot of the background, I'm sure everyone knows to what i refer) .

This decision is not something I have ever felt the need to associate with my choice of football club even though some of what i learned and accepted correct for my life view came through being part of this support. I know circumstances are vastly different and how deep rooted emotions are when you have been directly affected by the historical struggles. Does this mean we should keep this deep seated bond or hatred running through into a sport?

This leads me to a question that has always troubled me. How and why is a football club a focal point for so many peoples religious views and political struggles?

I know people of similar backgrounds and mindsets, religions or political affiliations will migrate together and this forms a strong part of the bonds that both created our club and is its lifeblood today and it is the same for those that supported both Rangerses.

Do some of us attach too much totemistic dependency on a football Club? For me sport is an escape, always has been. Its always been a small glimmer of hope in a world going more mind numbingly tonto every minute. The SFA/ FIFA/ UEFA have been doing a fine job at disillusionment there though.

Do i need sport to help me validate my opinions about other things in life? Do i need to use it to carry on the battles being had out with? or to simply get it up the other lot (in a non sporting sense) ? Should i need to use it as another way to get back at Protestants or Catholics for mocking me, threatening me, beating me, killing my family and keep the age old feuds running into another aspect of life? Should we not see sport as a way to escape the awful awful things we as a race can do to each other for simply having opposing viewpoints? . Yes some of these wounds will never be healed and loved ones and innocent bystanders not brought back but why carry it on to a football game?

So how does this relate to sport? and why do some feel it is the best place to show their political and religious colours as well as their sporting ones? i know, i know, i'm bringing it up on a sports forum, but it seems as good a place as any to get a views to something that has always bugged me.

Am i just being some sort of new age hippy 'Cant we all just get along'? or trying to oversimplify hundreds of years of pent up hatred and mistrust? that's for you to decide. Will we ever be able to get to a purely sporting rivalry and relationship where one guy just happens to support a team in a different colour and that's the end of it apart from banter about how rubbish said team is etc? Although things are generally better than they ever have been in terms of the troubles that have plagued our club and the Rangerses maybe its time for a lot of folk to take the grievances and hatred out of the stands. but maybe because we have it in the stands its actually helping off them in many areas? .

aye ok maybe i should just get my coat.

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24 Feb 2017 12:22:40
Evinguu you are going back to your long winded posts again, I can see Wee Pat getting in touch lol.

24 Feb 2017 14:01:56
Well i did put up an offer a wee while ago for folk to pay me to shut up, so I assumed absolutely everone just really really loves a lengthy rambling post which often contradicts and repeats itself.

You won't be surprised but plenty more where that came from.

Im no feart o Wee Pat. he is a pussycat really 😀😀.

24 Feb 2017 14:49:20
jeezo take a wee lie doon mate you must be knackered lol.

24 Feb 2017 19:23:34
Evinguu in the old days of carrier pigeons to send messages, I think u would need a Pterodactyl lol.

23 Feb 2017 22:36:26
First off, I think the sacking is a disgrace - had they not won the league last year, he would probably still be manager as they are so used to relegation battles: if ever someone was a "victim of their of success". Absolutely appalling.
Secondly, the ignorance of the English media absolutely does my nut in - on the BBC tonight they stated that Wanyama scored his first goal in Europe this evening. Jesus wept.

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24 Feb 2017 00:34:49
U almost sound surprised mate?

24 Feb 2017 02:06:19
Andy the stats, well done big vic. Thier heads are still spinning that shrek is jacking it in down south and flying east. sore one for the engarund faithful.
As for them
Fishsupper cup 4th attempt and now they will settle for 4th. By the fourth month of this year they will have dropped minimum 6 points and by the time the split kicks in and they have secured the top 6 prize money who knows what will be announced. Nevermind up to thier knees they are sinking, stinking and up to thier necks. If I'm picking you up right admin2 will be held up if it happens at all. If it was to roll out now and 20pts whipped away they would be in a real relegation scrap as they have no bottle. Ginger is no longer a currency and the cellar is as good as old mother hubbard's.

24 Feb 2017 02:09:42
Haha cludio! Thought you were warbin it up! errore mio!

24 Feb 2017 14:55:26
Steph - good point! I should be used to it by now, but somehow, their eternally insular opinions still amaze me!

23 Feb 2017 20:38:37
Cludio Raneri sacked by Leicester. Guaranteed Brendon on the short list of people they would like to talk to. Look at what he has done with us. Taken an under performing side and injected a new lease of life. Hope he stays.

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23 Feb 2017 21:02:10
First of all an absolute disgrace this man has been sacked, he took a wee team made them EPL CHAMPIONS.
He rewarded those players with new big contracts and the "johnny big times" pocketed the cash and then downed tools, shame on the whole Leicester team.
But now to the fun part of this as the deluded ones down Ibrox think Ranieri is coming to manage them.

23 Feb 2017 21:09:18
Johnnymac, I doubt Brendan would be interested in the Leicester job. I think when he does leave us it will be to one of the bigger clubs either in England or in Europe.
In my view, Leicester are at their level, last season was a freak, they are a team who will generally be hovering around the relegation zone, I think Rodgers would be looking for a club towards the other end of the table.

23 Feb 2017 21:12:20
why would he join a smaller club?

23 Feb 2017 21:24:17
I think the best thing Leicester City should have done is move CR to a position upstairs and let the new manager come in, instead of sacking the guy.

23 Feb 2017 21:34:01
That's football these days. Zero loyalties. They Leicester players owed that man big time, they all now have medals they'd never have got without him. He kept them grounded when they would more than likely have got too big for their boots and blew the title. 90% of them will fade to nothing shortly, they definitely won't get their big moves now.

23 Feb 2017 22:03:23
Sure enough the deluded zombies think they're in with a shout of getting him to the crumble dome. Winning the Epl with Leicester would seem like a stroll in the park compared to trying to overhaul Celtic next season with that mob.

23 Feb 2017 22:13:48
Agree with everything said bhoys.

Hypotheticaly even if they were relegated CR deserved the chance to bring them back up.
Having said that it's the epl bunch of money grabbing back stabbing tw**s.

24 Feb 2017 00:06:57
It's a shame Leicester didn't sell Vardy and Mahrez in the summer when their value was at its highest. They could have rebuilt their squad with the money. I don't watch Leicester or the EPL enough to know if these players downed tools after signing lucrative contracts but it certainly looks like they have let CR down.

As for Rodgers, Honestly don't think he would leave Celtic for a top 6 Club in England at the moment never mind a bottom 6 one.

24 Feb 2017 00:35:58
Agreed Stan.

24 Feb 2017 09:20:55
Why would any manager with a club go to Leicester when they sack a manager who is still reigning champion in the supposed best league in the world. A team that is always favourite for relegation and winning the EPL and getting sacked, absolutely shocking, and hope they free fall many divisions, major delusions of grandeur.

24 Feb 2017 09:25:38
Sad to see Ranieri getting sacked. I can understand why but sad all the same considering what he has achieved with Leicester. H.

24 Feb 2017 09:42:48
money before morals, everything that's wrong with the world today, not just football.

24 Feb 2017 14:53:28
surely if the guy had the skill to win the league with a provincial club then surely he's got the skills to stave off relegation.

23 Feb 2017 18:06:36
Loving this site. i hear Celtic have a Monopoly in Scottish football. Celtic building a hotel and Rangers you are In debt go directly to jail! !

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23 Feb 2017 20:41:26
If that's what the Premiership does to you you can keep it. A man wins it with a provincial club and 8 months later is sacked! And it's all to do with money, nothing else. That's what happens when foreign owners with no feelings for the club buy them. It's all to do with the bottom line.

At least Dermot is a fan, no way would I like some foreign billionaire get their grubby hands on Celtic, I'd much rather stay in Scotland.

23 Feb 2017 20:58:54
Croybhoy, leicester have not scored a goal in the Premier league in 2017. 1 point above relegation playing rubbish. Look Ronnie won 2 SPL in a row and he went. Same thing mate.

23 Feb 2017 21:06:52
Its different Johnnymac, Leicester are a provincial club and are not expected to win it, they should be building statues of the man not sacking him. Celtic should be winning it and more just now, it was the way they were playing and winning it that most fans disagreed with. It's all to do with money, nothing else.

23 Feb 2017 22:18:10
Im with you croybhoy his achievements at the club deserve much more than a sacking.

To say they haven't scored a goal in the PL in 2017 is rediculous considering its February!

23 Feb 2017 23:25:39
Can't believe there are still people who think Ronnie was hard done by, the fact that Ronnie was the manager (well at least that's what his job title was) when Celtic won the league, was more to do with the poverty of the opposition than anything to do with Ronnie's input, to compare him to Ranieri is ridiculous, I think it is an awful decision to sack CR, I mean what do they hope to achieve?,

23 Feb 2017 23:47:25
Spot on aindoh, my sentiments exactly.

24 Feb 2017 02:33:05
Yes it's to do with MONEY. So was Delia's sacking. we won but the football wasn't good enough and there was no Champions League Football so no money. Let's not delude ourselves. Leicester aren't good, last year was a fairytale and this year they are being found out. Tottenham lost to Genk, the EPL is SO OVER RATED. Had we lost to Genk what would have been reported? Garbage loser Scottish champions lose to belgians. Overall there is way too much money in football for average players who live the high life and like to tweet and Facebook their lavish lifestyles. We have all been conned yet accept it! Poor CR, I'm sure he has a bank like golden parachute. Now if only footballer were paid on a no win no fee contract. wait that is only tennis players and golfers. performance driven.

{Ed001's Note - it is nothing to do with being found out, the players are not trying as they have all been given big long term contracts and basically downed tools on the manager who gave them the chance to earn such huge money.}

24 Feb 2017 04:29:37
So they are found out to be weak professionals and not up to the job or title of professional. Same thing. Overrated.

{Ed001's Note - so what do you say about the Celtic players who did the same thing last season to get their manager the sack?}

24 Feb 2017 04:33:34
And didn't we all want the champions league group Leicester were in. why. because it was the weakest.

{Ed001's Note - what does that have to do with anything? Oh yes, jealousy is clear in everything you type. It is quite sad that your only thought on the sacking of a genuinely decent man is to turn it into a hate fuelled jealous rant about the English and English football. Actually no, it is very sad. You need to get out more.}

24 Feb 2017 04:47:57
I already said it. read my post again. it's too bad footballers can't be paid on performance like the Andy Murray's of this world or Rory Mcilroy. They love to win and enjoy the rewards of being the best. They make their bread and butter week in week out and that is what they take home (thru performance they earned their endorsements) . Leicester last year was amazing but it was always going to be a one year blip. We r all to blame for glorifying these fragile little snowflake athletes. Delia and the team were not good enough for CL football. CR and Leicester were never going to challenge 2 years running. They are all culpable from the top to the bottom.

24 Feb 2017 04:58:03
Ed001 where have I attacked the integrity or character of either manager? I truly resent your quick and spiteful response, apology necessary. Both men were decent guys, I have attacked neither in my posts other than to say the teams were found out. Just because I called the pro footballers weak mentally you say I am hateful. English football is overrated I am sorry. More importantly. Scottish football could be better and yes I dearly want to see Scotland play in a World Cup again and to cheer them on. I'm so sorry you got up on the wrong side of bed.

{Ed001's Note - where did I say you attacked either manager? No apology necessary but clearly you need reading lessons. You chose to turn the sacking of Ranieri into an anti-English rant, and I find that offensive as someone who is of English birth. What is the relevance to whether something is overrated or not to the sacking of a nice guy? None, but it was an excuse for you to make a jealous rant. So no, apology is not forthcoming and no I did not get out of the wrong side of the bed, just find your bitter whines embarrassing and childish. You sound just like my cousin when he does the exact same thing, turns everything possible into a rant about how much he hates the English and how they are the root of all evil. Most of the time, like in this instance, it is nothing to do with the subject, just an excuse to get in more bitter jibes.}

24 Feb 2017 05:19:37
Ok this is a banter site. let's condense my message to the basic elements. most footballers regardless of nationality or league are overpaid divas. Most managers are well paid to look after said divas. And the world goes on and people do other stuff unrelated to football and are very nice people and help in the community and get out and put others first and couldn't care less where you are from.

24 Feb 2017 08:01:22
Ronnie was a thoroughly decent man as was BR andvthey both got the sack happens all the time. as for the epl benng overrated my god av seen sone poor games this season most if the games av seen have been dross.

24 Feb 2017 09:30:10
Tick how is it ridiculous to point out Leicester have not scored a league goal in 2017. It's a fact. 6 games no goals and 12 conceded. that's poor no matter what division you are in. Its the worst performance of any team in the Prem bar none in 2017. Teams can't afford to drop out the Premiership and that's where they are going. Well done to him last season but that was last season. His players should be ashamed but that's football.

24 Feb 2017 09:34:11
Aindoh i don't think Ronnie was hard done by at all. Never said that. Pointing out that like Ranieri you can't just judge a manager on winning a trophy. Ronnie was wrong for us and Raneri has dropped the ball at leicester and if you are wrong for the club you go. don't see leicester have done anything wrong. Why should the fans or the club accept relegation just because they won tbe league last year.

24 Feb 2017 13:30:33
Johnnymac it's rediculous to say no goals in 2017 as it's 6 games.

Winning the epl last year was nothing short of a miracle and are they not still in the CL?
When players use clubs for a "stepping stone" we are the first to call them disloyal etc but when a manager achieves what he did at Leicester last season is sacked where is the loyalty there?
Surely even if they were relegated his accomplishments deserved the opportunity to turn it around.
It will be interesting to see where the finish now as they have gone from everyones favorite neutral club to public enemy no1.

24 Feb 2017 17:42:54
So because a manager wins the prem he us allowed to stay on tbe next season even if he gets them relegated? Then is he allowed to stay on ne t season if they get relegated again? Behave. The isdues are this. Small club mentality putting players on massive contracts after last season buying tbem cars open top bus rides in the far east. Then at the start of the seadon CR says his only ambition is 40 points
He should have been telling the players we are champions let's go out and win it again. No responible club can look relegation in tbd eye and do nothing. Did fantastic previous year but 1 point from 6 games this season knocked out tbe cup by Millwall 20 places below them with only 10 men? Sorry times up. Very nice man but tbe players have downed tools. You can't sack the players and you can't allow your club to get relegated. If they go down tben it ws the wrong move
If they stay up then its the right move. Does not matter who the manager is after last season this club deserve to survive in tbe prem. Managers come and go.

24 Feb 2017 18:03:35
Dont think you read my post what I said is if they went down he deserves a chance to bring them up. I never said get them relegated again after that but the least he deserves was a chance.

Did cr not say last season his target was 40 points?

Small club mentality, well of course it's Leicester city they are in club terms a small club.

There are 13 games to go and imo there are far worse teams at the bottom than them so there is a strong possibility they can stay up.
Still in the CL and could reach the quarter's.

The points your making and your opinion just highlight the problems In modern football. No loyalty and short term memories.

24 Feb 2017 18:53:29
Tick the only loyalty is fan and club. Firget managers and players. Its about money. Noe as a fan i don't want to see my club relegated. CR may have kept them up? We will mever know. You say there are worse teams than Leicester? Not this calander year (2017) . This year they have the worst record in the league. Sacking Raneri is not a disgrace. Your opinion is that 6 games without scoring a goal and conceding 12 is no big deal becsuse its only February. What has that got to do with it. 6 games 1 point. Very poor. Understand the players have downed tools and did it months ago. He needed to sort that out. Too supportive of his players and paid the price.

25 Feb 2017 08:48:17
In my opinion he did not deserve the sack, winning the league, probably the biggest achievement Leicester have had for me should have earned him sum kudos n especially more time.

I don't think Leicester will or would go down, it's a bad period for them but they have enough quality to see the m stay up.
As for Rd, the Ed's constantly put people right on here about various things n yet people still choose to talk wet.

First season we looked quality, n should have won a deserved treble, 2nd season Rd was let down by the board, as well as players n big Simo n Erik were fought in too late for me n too many lesser quality players were forced upon him, that was on lawell n park n their transfer policy at that time, which fortunately has changed. If only they had allowed Rd more say on who left n who came in we'd have signed a better quality of player which we had done to an extent in the 1st season, albeit loans.

As well as all the things people scoffed at, 24 hour athletes, sports science, diet, fast passing, high pressing, attacking football n being able to play the same way in league or Europe as well as what he wanted in terms of trading facilities etc, all of which Brendan is doing n people r totally on board with it, so in my opinion, n I don't care what the haters think or want to say, he got around deal from our support, board, backroom staff n unprofessional players.

Ranieri also won the league so clearly is a good manager, annoys me all this good guy tag, yeh he's a nice guy but he s clearly a great man manager as he got players playing way above their level, as well as improving them as another poster said some of those players probably wouldn't have won that league medal without him or anywhere else.

He 100% in my opinion deserved more time n respect, not to mention, despite the easier group they had took them through the group stages in europe n I hate how football is thse days, so money orientated which is why it annoyed me so much last season too see so many not run through a brick wall, not just for the manager, for the club for the fans n that was a slap in the face to us as well as the manager.

Celtic is the greatest club in the world, the history, the great players, the great teams and managers and the greatest fans (most but not all haha) so any player we have should always give 100%, that's the very least we should expect.
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