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06 Jan 2019 00:54:47
For the 2nd time, I'm not wetting my panties about this transfer window just yet because there are still a few weeks to go however our early intentions do little to soothe an aching heart.

I hope our club have learned the lesson about leaving things until the last minute and appreciate the benefits of acting quickly on targets that have been identified a few months beforehand.
HH.

BobTheCat

1.) 06 Jan 2019 10:40:59
All we are linked with is a couple of short term loans, of players that will probably cut the loan deal short because they’re not getting a game.
Looking at it just now, we have a board only interested in big bonuses, and a manager (who’s not entirely blameless) throwing his toys out the pram.
We should be miles ahead of where we are now, and anyone who doesn’t think Defoe will make a difference, have to widen up. It’s a big month ahead for for Rodgers and Lawell.


2.) 06 Jan 2019 11:19:30
The loan players will probably cut their loans short and Rodgers is throwing the toys out the pram 😂.


3.) 06 Jan 2019 11:31:07
We really need to stop getting caught up in this Jermain Defoe thing. Over a career spanning 20 years, he’s averaged 10 goals a season. 4 in 30 I think it is for Bournemouth.

Imagine we were signing a 36 year old Premier League player, who’s played next to zero football all season and will no doubt be one of the highest paid players at the club.

Is that a signing you would be shouting about?


4.) 06 Jan 2019 12:14:18
As oppose to signing guys like kouassi who had played 10 career games?

Odsonne who had been on loan once in his life

Or Boyata who at 24 had played like 35 career games just?


5.) 06 Jan 2019 13:04:57
Cmon Gary we've been told to Widen up. Couldn't give a flying feck about Defoe he isn't a Celtic player. did we all go nuts when Aberdeen signed Wilson. As long as we strengthen and come out stronger that's good enough for me. The last couple of windows we did not. If we do this then it will be enough. If we don't will still win league just be closer than it needs to be. I'm just going to enjoy the ride and watching sevvies getting their hopes up only to be squished. I can't wait and will enjoy it even more when it does happen. Hail hail.


6.) 06 Jan 2019 13:24:04
Tesla young players with talent and a future or a 36 year old on high wages and nearing retirement?


7.) 06 Jan 2019 13:24:44
If Defoe had anything left of note, he would of been snapped up by another english club. Sevco would not of got a look in. Only reason he is away to them is i suspect they were only offer on table.

Our defence has battled against far better strikers in europe this season, Defoe will be a walk in the park compared to likes of Daffour of RB Salzburg etc.


8.) 06 Jan 2019 14:53:55
Pedrobhoy my point is about their current ability

An older experienced player who has played at high levels is every bit as good as most young guys playing their earliest professional games.

Neither are great. We develop players but we don't actually get to see the max potential on our parks.

So their potential means little to me, unless we sold big and then replaced with better players

But we sell for 20 mil and buy a 2 mil player. It's playing it far too safe and lacks ambition.


9.) 06 Jan 2019 16:07:09
Are they telsa? You mean experienced guys like
Ian wright
Freddie Ljungberg
Carlton Cole
Roy Keane
Colin Kazim-Richards
Joey Barton
Phil senderos?
They experienced guys?


10.) 06 Jan 2019 16:07:03
Every club tries to buy or loan what suits their coaching set-up . It would seem strange if Celtic didn't use Brendan Rodgers widely acclaimed ability to coach and develop young talent .
Despite some people's unnecessary negative view Celtic can look to 7 successive domestic trophies as an indicator of success .
In desperate Govan Rangers2012 appointed a rookie manager who has signed almost 20 players some twice as old as others he signed .
I can only think that he signed these elderly statesmen to have support at the discos for his choice of music.


11.) 06 Jan 2019 16:44:40
keV

Bangura
Amido Balde
Pukki
Andre Blackman
Benyu
Rabiu Ibrahim
Koki mizuno
Fridjonsson
Virgo
Hendry
Du Wei
Ciftci
Fisher
Killeen
Kouassi
Musonda
Wakaso

We have far far more failures from signing rubbish In comparison.

What about Davie Weir, Kenny miller's, Robbie Keane, lubo moravcik etc

Fact is we need experience. We can't just keep signing guys who have barely been professional footballers.

It's not good enough for a club of our level.

It's not even about rangers signings. Who even cares about rangers in 2019? They are not the standard.


12.) 06 Jan 2019 17:19:26
Pukki was 24 and had dozens of caps when we signed him.
He was a double league winner in Iceland and had just spent 2 year playing in Germany.
Inexperienced?

Killen was around 25 26 when we signed him. Also an international.

Kenny Miller was also around 26 maybe 27.

So you just proved point of experience and age can't guarantee success.


13.) 06 Jan 2019 17:20:42
Rabiu Ibrahim, oh God I forgot about him! Mind that Braafheid boy too- ooft. Carlton Cole was like signing MBappe compared to them.


14.) 06 Jan 2019 17:29:46
Kev I'm talking about Kenny miller's now at the age of 87 still scoring in the SPL

Don't also pretend you had the slightest clue who pukki was.

It's not just an age thing. Guys are 27 and played at poor levels their whole career.

Point is when you sign projects they are NOT at their potential. So we get lesser players.

Odsonne is a good player for his age but will have lots of poor weeks as he is very much learning the game.

We can't do this for every single signing.

We can't continue to throw European qualification away losing 40 mil a time.

We can and should be operating on a higher level of quality.


15.) 06 Jan 2019 21:04:23
Pukki is tearing up the Championship.

Always felt there was a player in him.

{Ed007's Note - 😲😲😲😲


16.) 07 Jan 2019 18:03:46
Did that Braafheid no come on and get subbed on his debut lol? Don't think he barely kicked a ball after that either.


17.) 07 Jan 2019 23:41:46
Tesla, do you just come on here and say controversial things to advertise a certain car manufacturer?


 

 

14 Dec 2018 08:56:52
Guys we can dress it up as much as we like, but we are lucky to be in the knockout stage. Things went our way, but the truth is we were 2nd best last night at home even though we have been playing well recently. Call it a bonus to be in the next stage, but if we're honest then we'll see that European competitions are just a step ahead of us. Let's not lose our focus on the league, that's our biggest challenge. HH.

BobTheCat

1.) 14 Dec 2018 09:21:08
It's sometimes being better lucky than good. Yes Rosenberg did us a favour and yes Strasbourg were much better than us last night, but were overdue a rub of the green in Europe. We qualified on merit, we obtained more points than the other two teams and that's all that matters.

We were up against an extremely well organised side last night and to get a maximum 18 points from the group is highly impressive. Hopefully we can look at them and learn. They were excellent. Anyway let's enjoy the moment. European football after Crimbo is what our illustrious manager strives for at the start of the season. He has delivered. Hail hail Bhoys and Ghirls.


2.) 14 Dec 2018 09:36:30
Sorry guy's Salzburg.


3.) 14 Dec 2018 12:56:19
Lot of folks dealing with some guilt or Stockholm syndrome this AM. Get over it: we're through!


4.) 14 Dec 2018 14:40:07
More points than 3rd placed team means we qualify. if unhappy go watch sebco and see them crash out.


5.) 14 Dec 2018 18:05:21
We were 2nd best to the best team in the group, and finished with more points than the other 2 teams in the group. don't see any luck involved, we were just beaten by the better team last night.


6.) 15 Dec 2018 00:25:47
Bob, you can dress it up whatever way you like. We’ve got 9 points, Leipzig have got 7. We qualify, no luck involved.


 

 

03 Dec 2018 13:29:26
It's newspaper talk but apparently BR will hold January signing talks with a player after the Cup Final today.

Any ideas anyone? HH.

BobTheCat

1.) 03 Dec 2018 14:03:28
I hope it is Le Harve defender Harold Moukoudi. However in this point if we beat the **** on their home patch before the January transfer window would you keep Boyata or sell him if he is not going to sign a contract.


2.) 03 Dec 2018 17:48:11
Sadly if he isn't going to sign a new contract I would sell him.


3.) 03 Dec 2018 22:44:57
Brendan doesn't know who the player is. Lawell tells him where to go. It's like stars in your eyes. Tonight Brendan you are getting player X.

Humour was used in this post. Sensitive people please ignore 😉😉😉.


4.) 04 Dec 2018 13:39:45
Almamy Toure and Kokorin are two players available for precontract come january I think. Both would be good signings for us in my opinion. I'll get the ball rolling and say it's Patrick Roberts thpugh 🤣. Where has this story come from? Can't see anything online.


5.) 04 Dec 2018 15:44:56
Rogers said it before the cup final jim.


6.) 04 Dec 2018 18:50:20
Was he maybe talking about trying to get Boyata to sign a new contract?


7.) 04 Dec 2018 19:22:30
Ta Kev. If it's came from BR then that's pretty promising. I think the board have a bit of a point to prove and if it's true we got the Dembele money upfront then hopefully we'll see one or two to give the team a bit of an injection.


8.) 04 Dec 2018 21:42:32
Jon he said he was flying out so it's not boyata.


9.) 05 Dec 2018 08:25:28
I will always support any player that wears the Hoops and watched Boyata come back into the team and play well. But a lot off the early season stuff was down to him and No player is bigger than that Celtic Top so if he is not signing them out the door in January .


10.) 05 Dec 2018 13:48:14
We would get very little in January for him though. If we are still in Europe surly it makes more sense to keep hold of him for the rest of the season.

I have just seen though he has teased at a new contract on his instagram. fingers crossed.


 

 

04 Nov 2018 14:23:50
We're running on a good vibe at the moment. Forrest continues to show himself as an important player, Christie is stepping up to the plate big time, Rogic is performing well, Benkovic is proving his quality, McGregor is fantastic whatever role he is asked to play and Edouard is showing his quality even though he is lacking a frontman buddy. If we can get Griff to the right level then he can be electric. The future is bright, hopefully the board will back Brendan in January and put the pretenders in their place for good. HH.

BobTheCat

1.) 04 Nov 2018 15:28:09
A striker in the window is a must far too light in that dept.


2.) 06 Nov 2018 10:37:25
Wouldn't mind calvert-lewin on a similar deal as odsonne. Follow Everton n this boy is very good.


 

 

25 Oct 2018 19:44:31
Another predictably poor away performance in Europe. The only consolation is that we didn't suffer a heavy and thumping defeat in terms of the scoreline although we were well beaten all over the park. HH.

BobTheCat

1.) 26 Oct 2018 10:57:08
Three newbies last night in the team. In European football away from home against a top bundesliga side worth a lot of money.

Christie, Morgan, Hendry. I was prepared to play Christie as a newbie risk. But all 3?

Plus Kouassi and Gamboa chucked in the mix.

Is BR losing it? Or is he taking the piss?

Celtic is a big team. Big teams are expected to play to their max domestically and in Europe. Every time.


2.) 26 Oct 2018 15:20:06
Thought the newbies looked out there depth especially kouassi. they moan for a chance and then don't show up when they get the chance . we need a clear out.


3.) 26 Oct 2018 15:41:23
They’re worth £750k each mate and they’re up against £10-£26m value players.

RED BULL versus DERMOT DESMOND.


4.) 26 Oct 2018 17:27:04
That should be the incentive to be better and show your worth a place in Brendans 11 but we never saw that they were poor.


5.) 26 Oct 2018 23:24:04
We have played 2 other Europa League group games with our strongest 11 and were played off the park in one of them so give the guys a chance. I don't think a full squad would have done much better it was a defensive error by our best cb last night who would have made it regardless who was playing so give the guys a chance the only way to improve is to get a decent run and don't think they were that bad considering the competition.


 

 

 

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19 Jan 2019 15:15:44
Ed007, what's happening with Mulumbu? Does BR simply not rate him enough to include him or is there something else going on? HH.

BobTheCat

{Ed007's Note - He was signed as a stop gap and simply hasn't impressed.}


 

 

17 Jan 2019 20:12:16
Ed007, just a quick question for you and I appreciate that you can only give an opinion (unless you have some specific information) , do you anticipate any further quality signings before the window closes? HH.

BobTheCat

{Ed007's Note - I do think there will be more signings, Bob - whether they're quality or not will be THE debate lol.}


 

 

15 Jan 2019 12:11:46
McKenna signing. FACT HH.

BobTheCat

1.) 15 Jan 2019 12:33:52
No chance Aberdeen to let one of there best players go never mind a rival team in January not good business for them and the fact that none of the tabloids have mentioned this is a big hint too.


2.) 15 Jan 2019 12:56:49
Ed would've said something if he was on his way the fact he hasn't commented must mean it's pish.


3.) 15 Jan 2019 13:47:34
hey, the guy convinced me by stating FACT at the end.
That must mean it's true.


4.) 15 Jan 2019 13:47:34
hey, the guy convinced me by stating FACT at the end.
That must mean it's true.


5.) 15 Jan 2019 17:01:20
Particularly as it’s in capital letters.


6.) 15 Jan 2019 18:12:31
There is some amount of garbage posted on here during the transfer windaes:- FACT.


 

 

13 Jan 2019 21:52:55
Ed, please step in and stop the lunacy that's going on here lol HH.

BobTheCat

{Ed007's Note - There is no stopping it.... EVER!!!!!

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06 Jan 2019 00:54:47
For the 2nd time, I'm not wetting my panties about this transfer window just yet because there are still a few weeks to go however our early intentions do little to soothe an aching heart.
I hope our club have learned the lesson about leaving things until the last minute and appreciate the benefits of acting quickly on targets that have been identified a few months beforehand.
HH.

BobTheCat

{Ed007's Note - Like every transfer window the players and agents hold the power and play the long game, what if players want to wait and see what other offers are available as the window winds down? Would Lawwell or Rodgers take the blame for a player that dithered until he got offered a better financial deal than ours late in the window?
How can Rodger plan for the future when our captain is pissing about with contract negotiations? Or will Brown's departure be blamed on Rodgers and questions asked why he didn't bring in James McCarthy to replace him?

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1.) 06 Jan 2019 07:11:04
Ed I think Brown has made his mind up by his actions even talking to another club. I would be surprised if Brown is at club next season.

{Ed007's Note - So would I be now, Phil. I think Brown himself knows his best days are behind him and he's now struggling playing at this level.}


2.) 06 Jan 2019 10:42:21
So we are signing James McCarthy Ed.

ROLF, couldn't help myself mate.

{Ed007's Note - That'll depend on whether a deal can be done with Everton but McCarthy would definitely be up for it.}


3.) 06 Jan 2019 03:15:10
Bang on Ed. It doesn't matter what the club or manager do people will complain.

{Ed007's Note - We all do it lol


4.) 06 Jan 2019 03:32:09
Ed I hear you, I absolutely do. You are often a voice of reason and I know you hate 'over-enthusiastic' criticism of our club at different levels. I do too.
I feel the momentum has swung towards the scummy side of Glasgow and they are real challengers this season. Am I listening to too much of the media? Maybe I am.
Am I confident about the collective ability of our first team for the rest of this season? No I'm not, and I don't imagine I'm alone.
I do believe that the lack of squad strength over the last few years could bite us on the arse. With the exception of Edouard we have spent very little on players that have made a positive impact but we have certainly spent a lot on players who have been pretty useless. I know that not every transfer can be an immediate 100% success but our recruitment of lower level players simply hasn't paid off. HH.

{Ed007's Note - My problem is that we don't need any more lower-level (sqaud) players, we've got an abundance of players that can come in and do a turn in certain games. It's 4-5 first team starters we need brought in over the next 2 windows and loans just ain't going to cut it.
The one and ONLY reason I could see for loans is that the player we want isn't available this window, maybe their contract is up in the summer. The loan of Burke is baffling to me.}


5.) 06 Jan 2019 15:41:04
Bob the cat .
I am pleased to tell you, that there is no pendulum swung towards Ibrox or anywhere else . Rangers 2012 won't finish in the top 2 this season . Any club who are signing two way past their best players nearer 40 than 30!. One a retired goal scorer working 15 minutes every 3 weeks and the other doing less hours but signed to keep the loyalist paramilitaries among their support happy .
The loss on the 29th was a one - off, many things that will be difficult to repeat were used against us .
No matter who we sign, we will be a lot better than that lot.


 

 

 

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22 Jan 2019 12:28:42
I agree with you about Ralston. He was excellent on Saturday. If we had paid £5m for another right back and he had turned in a performance like that then we'd have been raving about him and stating that's what you get when you pay decent money for a player. HH.

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21 Jan 2019 17:21:25
I'm not pointing the finger at anyone in particular but some people are really getting too annoyed/ excited without any foundation. If it's a genuine rumour then no problem but if we're going to be putting up every name that is mentioned in the papers then it kind of dilutes the validity of the content on the page, don't you think?
How about keeping it for player links that have some genuine credibility attached to them? No wonder Ed007 goes quiet during transfer windows! HH.

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21 Jan 2019 16:32:24
Who said we are interested in Iorfa from Wolves?
Has the club said it?
Has BR said it?
Has the player himself said it?

Just because it's in the papers doesn't flippin make it true. Please guys, just chill out and stop getting your knickers in a twist over nothing. HH.

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21 Jan 2019 06:39:34
Quinn1888, I love your positive outlook. lol
We'll just have to wait and see who comes in. HH.

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18 Jan 2019 16:57:03
Ice Man, give us the real figures then about McCarthy's injuries. I said before that he is a terrific player and you obviously agree with that when you state that IF he stays fit he is quality. Therein lies the problem though, he doesn't seem to be able to stay fit. And IF my granny had baws she'd be my granda. HH.

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20 Jan 2019 07:44:47
RAW, I had forgotten all about him. Not worth the time or energy if you ask me. HH.

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19 Jan 2019 15:30:20
philtim88, Claude Puel said he has no plans to recall him but he could change his mind. Also if he gets the boot then a new manager may want him back right away. To the best of my knowledge Leicester CAN recall him if they wish and they are perfectly entitled to do so as he's their player. We all hope they won't but we'll be in a bit of a spot if they do. HH.

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14 Jan 2019 06:57:01
Ed, I go to Mass myself and say prayers every day, but every once in a while when I ask for unrealistic help I swear I can see the big man out of the corner of my eye standing there shaking his head and telling me to quit while I'm ahead. lol HH.

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{Ed007's Note - That's not Him - that's just your conscience lol.}


 

 

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14 Jan 2019 06:52:48
Aye Rich T, where's the picture then? I heard through my grannys milkmans cousins friend who used to drink with a fella who knew another fella who once knew a man who said he knows about these things and he has said it's pish. HH.

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06 Jan 2019 03:32:09
Ed I hear you, I absolutely do. You are often a voice of reason and I know you hate 'over-enthusiastic' criticism of our club at different levels. I do too.
I feel the momentum has swung towards the scummy side of Glasgow and they are real challengers this season. Am I listening to too much of the media? Maybe I am.
Am I confident about the collective ability of our first team for the rest of this season? No I'm not, and I don't imagine I'm alone.
I do believe that the lack of squad strength over the last few years could bite us on the arse. With the exception of Edouard we have spent very little on players that have made a positive impact but we have certainly spent a lot on players who have been pretty useless. I know that not every transfer can be an immediate 100% success but our recruitment of lower level players simply hasn't paid off. HH.

BobTheCat

{Ed007's Note - My problem is that we don't need any more lower-level (sqaud) players, we've got an abundance of players that can come in and do a turn in certain games. It's 4-5 first team starters we need brought in over the next 2 windows and loans just ain't going to cut it.
The one and ONLY reason I could see for loans is that the player we want isn't available this window, maybe their contract is up in the summer. The loan of Burke is baffling to me.}