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01 Sep 2018 08:11:50
Someone is going to have to explain to me why we didn't sell Boyata for £9m and then reinvest in someone who actually wants to play for us. We will lose him for nowt next year and he is not as good as he thinks he is. Stupid decision as I'm certain if our scouts did their job we could get a decent CB for £5m or so. One of several bad decisions this window. They aren't great but will win most of their games and the game on Sunday is a must win to put down a marker.


{Ed002's Note - A good CB has arrived on loan.}

1.) 01 Sep 2018 09:06:08
Emanuel emenike is a free agent might be worth a punt big burly striker could do Us a turn as cover fir Griffiths and eddy.

2.) 01 Sep 2018 09:44:44
Chink67 I think that the plan could have been to get through the qualifiers then punt him.
We needed him for they games and the manager knew it.
The gaffer expected him to be a professional and if he had I've no doubt we'd have qualified.

3.) 01 Sep 2018 11:06:23
Heaney, Eminike is a good player but do you know if he has calmed down with age? Seem to remember he was a bit of a bam on and off the field.

4.) 01 Sep 2018 11:57:29
Lacina Traore is also unattached and guiseppe Rossi but he was always injured.

5.) 01 Sep 2018 12:04:23
He’s 31 now think he would be sound enough as cover but don’t think Rodgers would mind a challenge as long as he can still put the ball in the net.

6.) 01 Sep 2018 09:19:19
How do we know he is a good CB ed? let's face it, he got a move to leicester for a huge fee, but he is very young with very little experience. Ajer and hendry are bomb scares together and now we are relying on an unknown and boyata, a player who does not want to be here. Rodgers must be gutted. Is it just me or does anyone else see that we are going backwards? The morale and harmony in the squad can't be great after the exploits of boyata and dembele. Forgive the negativity but a 22yr unknown Cb on loan and a 31yr freebie that no one else wanted just won't do it for me. ☘HH.

{Ed002's Note - Filip Benković picked Leicester over Borussia Dortmund, Inter Milan and Chelsea with Spurs also showing an interest. He may well be unknown to you but he is well respected in the game. I hope he fails miserably at Celtic so you are not disappointed.}

7.) 01 Sep 2018 13:27:06
The CB has been chased by some big clubs including ours for years and the free that no one wanted was signing foe Swansea till we approach him.

8.) 01 Sep 2018 13:43:30
Just because he was linked to various clubs does not reflect his ability, he may well have potential but we don't need potential, we need ability particularly at the back! The fact he picked leicester over the clubs you mentioned ed tells me that he lacks ambition and favours money, dortmund would have been a great place for him to go! Or maybe these clubs you mentioned are just media hype. Anyway ed I ask again how do we know he is any good and not just another experiment? Please try and reply without being sarcastic. We all know we can't afford to have another experiment at the back. ☘HH.

{Ed002's Note - Just forget it then. Try the approach of screaming vile abuse at him and start up a hate group on Facebook and force him out of the club. I truly hope he fails completely and loses Celtic multiple games to keep you happy.}

9.) 01 Sep 2018 13:51:30
I think the boy looks brilliant. I would play him tomorrow with Boyata. The only downer is he will leave before our CK qualifiers next season.

10.) 01 Sep 2018 13:58:30
For years kev, really? And we stole a 31 yr freebie from swansea, lol I should think so! Look I am just a bit concerned about where we are going and the signings we are making, like many fans I am not convinced. We are weaker than we were, no doubt about it. We lost armstrong, dembele and roberts who were first picks. Our defence is poor and we go out and get a freebie from killie, an unknown cb on loan, 2 young boys who are far from first team material and a LB who we punted a year ago. Forgive me for not being ecstatic. ☘HH.

11.) 01 Sep 2018 14:27:55
Benkovic is a coup the board done well in that respect to get him here. Him Boyata and Ajer at the back will tear it up this season.

12.) 01 Sep 2018 14:27:56
Benkovic will be or is the best CB at our club make no mistake this boy is a great player watch and see.

13.) 01 Sep 2018 14:29:41
Would you rather we go out and sign 14 players who are not in our league.

14.) 01 Sep 2018 15:17:56
No marco, but their two centre halfs would walk into our team. ☘HH.

15.) 01 Sep 2018 15:56:18
he has to be a troll 😂 Benkovic is a fantastic signing and hopefully will bring the best out of Jozo as well. 4 solid centre halves in the squad, until big Starvin Marvin comes in and plays a sweeper as part of a one man defence. Solid.

16.) 01 Sep 2018 16:33:50
Armstrong and Roberts first picks?
Guess you didn't watch us last season
Both where on bench when fit.
Both CBs would walk in to our team?
I smell 💩💩💩💩💩.

17.) 01 Sep 2018 17:10:39
Is that supposed to be light hearted kev? ☘HH.

18.) 01 Sep 2018 18:19:54
Goldson and there other CH are rotten they are terrible under pressure and have no pace we will take 3 or 4 off them and I’m willing to wager you on that and I never bet.



24 Feb 2018 22:46:36
Said it before and will say it again, not trying to get McGinn was a mistake. He is better now than Kouassi, Armstrong and more reliable than Rogic and eventually could play the Broony role.


1.) 25 Feb 2018 11:40:54
Top players from other spl clubs that have joined simply haven't stood the test of time. Brown, LG and SA (1 season) when on form have been exceptions. Our top players almost always are brought in from abroad. If the talent isn't there domestically, which it isn't, we have to continue to look further afield. I like McGinn but will he take this team up a level? I don't think so.
From our first team squad there could be GK departures. 3 defenders, 4 mf and 2 strikers. From the loaned out list Christie looks like the only one likely to get any game time.
To replace the likely departures 6 players at a bare minimum have to be brought in. For me they ALL need to be first team ready. 25M might do that. I'd say we won't go north of 12.

2.) 26 Feb 2018 13:40:19
Scott McDonald, Caldwell, Robson, Hartley, McNamara, Mark Wilson, Stokes, Mulgrew, Agathe etc

all our own youth players are domestic as well.

Paul Lambert was developed at SPL clubs

sure there has been as many failures but you can count as many failures we have signed from foreign leagues also.




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12 Nov 2018 10:10:37
At 0-0 yesterday who would you rather bring on, Morgan, Hayes or Roberts? No brainier for me therefore if we can get him permanently then let's do it.


1.) 12 Nov 2018 12:04:39
Roberts would be starting if fully fit? Ok Forrest is playing great but I think Roberts would be first pick? Probably need another striker right back first. We may need to sort out our central defence of Boyata leaves as we can’t afford to let him leave for nothing in the summer.

2.) 12 Nov 2018 12:38:51
Defensive reinforcements must be sorted out first.

{Ed007's Note - Reinforcements? We've got 3 RBs, 2 LBs and 6 CBs in the squad already.}

3.) 12 Nov 2018 13:11:47
Sorted out and that means GK as well.

4.) 12 Nov 2018 13:54:05
Florist kept Paddy out the team even when not injured which wasn’t often when he was here and James is playing better at the moment than then. Actually didn’t understand him getting hooked yesterday. Naw for me lightweight and had his chance. Saunter on Patrick.

5.) 12 Nov 2018 14:25:41
I wouldn't say no to Roberts coming back for the right price but I think the priority should be a striker and someone like Sutton or hartson type big strong and good at holding up the ball and good in the air.

6.) 12 Nov 2018 19:47:12
Forrest would be my first choice every time.

7.) 13 Nov 2018 00:19:31
COYBIG im the same mate. I was one of his biggest critics but under Rodgers, he has totally changed into an outstanding player. This might sound far fetched what im about to say but when Lubo was here, he mentored Shaun Maloney and back in his day I thought Maloney done well. Just makes me wonder if Maloney passed on his wisdom whilst he was briefly coaching at club. If this is the case that's the famous Hugh Keevins comment about the biscuit tin coming back to haunt him, because that £350,000 investment would still be producing wonders lol.

Apologies about long post, got a bad habit of going into a tangent lol.

8.) 13 Nov 2018 00:27:04
Big D apologies mate forgot to reply to post as well. Roberts is a great player but last season injuries set him back a bit. I think Guardiola (elma fud) is controlling that situation by sending him to Girona because he wanted Roberts to go there last season instead of returning to us. Probably spinning some false hope that if he goes there he will have better chance of making it at Man City.

Im the same as you, we really need a striker in mould of someone like Hartson that can hold the ball up and get good few goals as well. I really like Edouard as a player he is more of a 6 yard box player though. If we can get someone to properly replace Dembele i think we will give a lot of headaches.

9.) 13 Nov 2018 01:16:07
Forrest for me too.



11 Nov 2018 18:05:08
Played ok on a joke of a pitch. Most of our dropped points have been on plastic pitches. Lost to Killie, draw today, draw at St Mirren (think they have Astro) . Still should have enough to have got 3 points but they defended well. We will be at the top now until we clinch 8. HH.


1.) 11 Nov 2018 19:07:29
They have beaten Hibs, Sevco, Hamilton and Dundee at home and have only lost 1 game in the league at home, it was always going to be a hard game on that surface and after Thur night.
We are back where we belong though and will stay there the rest of the season.

2.) 12 Nov 2018 12 37:13
Sorry Bhoys but looks like we got it wrong as Andy Gray (that well respected pundit and megastar) has stated that rangers (whoever they are) are going to beat us and go top.



22 Oct 2018 18:17:04
Why when we have a "bloated" squad do we keep signing squad players? Every window we sign 1-3 players who are on the bench at best. Yes they may be cheap but when the first team needs investment why fritter wages?


1.) 22 Oct 2018 19:06:04
Good point Brendan said it was quality over quantity and then we sign guys like mulumbu and hayes gamboa put all the money together we've spent on they types and you d get a class player.

2.) 22 Oct 2018 22:46:43
The club have over a full team of 'passengers' that rarely feature at all in the managers plans:-
De Vries
Gamboa Simunovic Compper Izzaguire
Arzani Allen Bitton Eboue Benyu

Leaving Bain, Ralston, Hendry, Ajer, Mulumbu, Johnston, Griffiths, Sinclair and Christie to add to the starting 11 that beat Hibs.

Obviously we need cover for every position, but we scertainly need to offload quite a lot of deadwood to raise cash for better quality. The wage bill is around £63m and obviously there will be players reluctant to leave on current wages and of course there's the problem of persuading other clubs to take our 'rejects' without losing money in the long run; but we do need to downsize.

3.) 22 Oct 2018 23:02:09
Once think you'd need to take bitton out that list as Rogers is a fan and he would have played more if fit.



07 Oct 2018 19:39:28
Great result today, hopefully the start of a run of consistent performances. If we get to Jan top to close to it then we will pull away from the mob. We need serious in investment at the back tho, RB and we have a CB who doesn't want to be there and another who is on loan. Hopefully get at leat two in and a clear out of some of the players who need moved on;

Christie (if he can't get a game now then time up)
Kouassi (bang average at best)

How much is that lot costing a week in wages, £100k?


1.) 07 Oct 2018 21:08:19
I'd keep kouassi but send him on loan. Showed what he can do against the Russians at home.

2.) 07 Oct 2018 21:19:47
Would offer him to Steve Clark at killie.
Would suit his team and the club treated Ajer very well.

3.) 07 Oct 2018 21:28:15
I know it's 3 comments in a row but who is the CB we have out on loan?

4.) 07 Oct 2018 21:35:53
I’d keep Kouassi as well. He can’t get in the team because Broony’s outstanding but he’s willing to train with us and wait for his chance. We need players like that in contrast to Dembele and the like. If we can convince Boyata to sign a deal I’d keep him as well but it’s probably unlikely. I think he meant, we’ve got Benkovic on loan, Kev.

5.) 07 Oct 2018 21:59:51
Like the idea of Kouassi going out on loan. Didn't BR send Ajer there to 'learn how to head-the-baw'? Think he needs to learn about positioning etc so a more winning team would be optimal. I think we'll probably keep him close and give him a run once the title is in the bag.

6.) 07 Oct 2018 22:19:35
I'd just give Kouassi tae Killie👍.

7.) 07 Oct 2018 22:53:59
Does chinks still think shevvy is ours?

8.) 07 Oct 2018 23:00:15
Cheers COYBIG. Though he meant we had one out. Though I missed something. 😂.

9.) 07 Oct 2018 23:36:27
No probs Kev. Maybe you can help me out, who’s Shevvy?

{Ed007's Note - Did Don McLean not drive one of them to the levy but the levy was dry?}

10.) 08 Oct 2018 07:08:18
Big Sviatchenko COYBIG.

11.) 08 Oct 2018 10:16:44
Ed . no . he drove his to the levee.

{Ed007's Note - I'd have never have guessed that spelling in a million years lol

12.) 08 Oct 2018 10:54:59
What I tried (and failed) to articulate was that of the back 4 yesterday, KT is the only one who is likely to be there at the end of the season. Time to start looking for RB and 2 c CB’s. Unless Boyata has a change of heart.

13.) 08 Oct 2018 14:21:37
Cheers again Kev, BTW anyone WTF is a levy (levee) ? Chinks, I think there’s a possibly Boyata might end up staying and I thought Benkovic was a 2 year loan? Also I expect Ajer and Simunovic to be here, Lustig will probably play less so he will need to be replaced but we’ve still got Gamboa and contrary to what some think on here, I think Ralston has got real promise.

14.) 08 Oct 2018 15:13:42
COYBIG, Benkovic is 12 months and they have option to recall in Jan. Despite Boyatas shenanigans I also hope he stays but doubt he will if he can double/ treble his wage. The badge means nowt to him or he would have played in CL. Ajer def one that might do a turn, JoZo has too many bomb scare moments and injuries. We need about 6-8 out the door and 2-3 quality replacements. BR needs to stop signing guys that are no better than what we have. He has done it again I this window.

15.) 08 Oct 2018 16:45:43
Coybig it's a water barrier as in a dyke in Holland but these are in the state of Louisiana . it's what broke when new orleons got flooded.

16.) 08 Oct 2018 19:15:31
Cheers DRB, it’s still a pish lyric. Whilst I wasn’t impressed with Boyata’s behaviour at the transfer window, I’m not convinced it was as bad as our press made it out to be and BR’s managed the situation well. I don’t blame him for not caring about the badge. He’s Belgian, he probably supports a Belgian team so he can’t be expected to have the same commitment as KT or Jamesinho but he should have some more loyalty to his teammates. However, he might now be looking at Armstrong and McGinn who could both find themselves relegated at the end of this season and think, ‘do I want to take that kind of risk at this stage in my career’? I think that’s why BR was willing to stand his ground with him. Dembele was a obviously a different kettle of fish as he’s young and would probably have caused more trouble if he’d stayed.



25 Sep 2018 00:44:18
I like everyone else that is a true hoop am totally gutted with how we have started this campaign. Who is to blame, without doubt board not backing manager, BR maybe bringing this on himself for poor signings but surely without question the players on the park picking up £££ and not giving us that back in effort, commitment, pride. We are Celtic, they should be bursting a gut and any 11 we start should be wiping the floor with opposition. MAN UP time?


{Ed007's Note - The players must shoulder some responsibility imo, no matter what's going on behind the scenes they should be doing a hell of a lot more on the park. It's all well and good blaming Lawwell, Rodgers or Congerton but when push comes to shove where's guys like Brown, KT, Lustig etc pulling the players together?
I'm not singling them out but we need players like that to sort it out on the park.}

1.) 25 Sep 2018 09:42:33
The distractions and events behind the scenes will always affect moral and the carry-on with Boyata and damaging departure of Dembele must have caused disruption in the dressing room - especially when the manager seemed to be undermined by his board?
However, you are spot-on Ed, where the 'bottom line' blame lies.
Senior players who have been over the course - some with several managers - are shirking responsibility and failing this challenge.
We saw it with Deila when senior players were more than happy to tread water and let the manager take the flak and it can't be allowed to happen again.
They are happy to ride along on the crest of a wave of success, but when grit, graft, guts and guile are needed right now, we are getting half-hearted performances, fear and finger pointing.

2.) 25 Sep 2018 16:11:38
Kris Boyd reckons our dressing room is split and we all know that is exactly what the bias bigot wants . After Boyd has been wrong about Celtic at least half a dozen times since season started, I am sure he hopes he will be right once sooner or later . It maybe up to manager and board to prove him wrong again.




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25 Oct 2018 21:31:21
In Europe even our good players look average and our average players look rank. And BR signs too many average players. Fact. Yes he wasn’t fully supported in last window but he would be better not buying the likes of Hayes, Mulumbo, Hendry etc. Are they any better than we have, nope. Are they trusted even when the team is ravaged by injury/ suspension nope. And yet BR recently said the squad was bloated. When results go against any team the mangers signings get rightly questioned- and recently we have had more misses than hits.




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30 Aug 2018 13:56:48
Average Player. Typical lack of scouting type signing and will not excite fans. Where has the money gone? I thought it was THEM that was broke! 👎😩.




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15 Aug 2018 20:45:59
Jozo has clearly gone backwards and Hendry tries hard but is NOT Celtic class. Ajer will regress also unless we get someone decent to partner him. CB is the priority imo. We can get by with an ageing RB until January.




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18 Jul 2018 20:00:30
I agree McGinn is unlikely to be a starter in CL or in many league games unless we get injuries, at least initially. I’m sure we all accept that in this day and age players get tapped up so it seems pretty certain we will get him on a pre contract or for lesser fee in January. That being the case would £3m not be bteer spent on a RB? Let’s say we pay £3m and he plays 10 full games in his first 6 months, that’s £300k a game plus wages. VFM? Play the long game I’d say. HH.




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23 Apr 2018 19:22:18
Our recent signings don’t suggest we will splash the cash. Hendry, Kouassi, Bain (loan) Morgan? Will they make us better in Europe?





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10 Nov 2018 19:30:57
Both are worth a punt. Paddy isn’t £7m + tho which City want. Would take him for £4m- £5m.




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09 Oct 2018 08:53:06
Grey, Commper? Are u serious?




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08 Oct 2018 15:13:42
COYBIG, Benkovic is 12 months and they have option to recall in Jan. Despite Boyatas shenanigans I also hope he stays but doubt he will if he can double/ treble his wage. The badge means nowt to him or he would have played in CL. Ajer def one that might do a turn, JoZo has too many bomb scare moments and injuries. We need about 6-8 out the door and 2-3 quality replacements. BR needs to stop signing guys that are no better than what we have. He has done it again I this window.




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08 Oct 2018 10:54:59
What I tried (and failed) to articulate was that of the back 4 yesterday, KT is the only one who is likely to be there at the end of the season. Time to start looking for RB and 2 c CB’s. Unless Boyata has a change of heart.




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05 Sep 2018 22:36:25
It seems odd he could make the Aussie World Cup squad but not our 42 man squad for EL? BR did say the “club” identified him so maybe it is a message. If BR wanted him signed he would be in the squad. Kouassi is in it?