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24 Oct 2017 21:51:23
Just watched John Mcginn for hibs tonight again. That boys a right good player. Would love to see him in the hoops at some point.


1.) 24 Oct 2017 22:42:32
McGinn is a cracking player and looks as if he's bulked up a bit. We surely won't let this talent slip by like we did with McCarthy.

2.) 24 Oct 2017 23:03:08
said it before and ill say it again


{Ed007's Note - But we might next summer when the Armstrong contract situation arises again and Brown's a year older.}

3.) 25 Oct 2017 03:37:07
Check my posts i have being saying this for two years when he played for St Mirren. I said at the time we should have got him instead of Scott Allen.

4.) 25 Oct 2017 06:38:40
Digibanger, even a blind man can see we've got loads of midfielders but I agree with a comment above. We missed a trick with McCarthy and the boy Mcginn is special mate. When a talent like that is sitting on our doorstep, it would be foolish to let him slip through our fingers. As ED said, Armstrong long term might not be there, also as much as I love him, Broony won't be around for ever.

5.) 25 Oct 2017 07:37:19
Is Christie any good?
We can't even get McGregor decent game time and he's special too.
Meanwhile I am reading major gripes from people in here re: Gordon. Gamboa. Lustig. Simos health. Boyatas heath. Eriks health. And only having 2 strikers when fit and at times none when they are not.

McGinn is great, I don't disagree - but will we sign him just so he doesn't stay with the opposition - and ruin his career as we did with Allen and Cifci (and 1000 others) .

If we are going to take a punt it should be on Moult or similar, or any decent cbs, lbs, rbs.

midfield we have forest, McGregor, bendu, ntcham, Christie, allen, hayes, biton, kouassi - not even to mention Brown, Armstrong, Rogic, Roberts and Sinclair or anyone in development.

Yes we will splash the cash and sign Moult, McGinn, the guy at St Mirren, but going by the last few windows - we don't splash the cash - I am still in total disbelief we didn't sign a defender last window. aren't you?

6.) 25 Oct 2017 08:26:41
and bitton gets punted, and i know who John wants to play for.

7.) 25 Oct 2017 01:55:52
Too right bond and when brooooonie gets slow and old time waits for no man except thor of asgard lol HH.

8.) 25 Oct 2017 09:44:10
I was delighted when we signed Christie and although I knew he was one for the future I reckoned he was versatile enough to do a job in a couple of positions.
Unfortunately since he was farmed out we have added Benyu, Ebousse and Ntcham, with Roberts returning on loan and McGregor making great progress.
On top of that we have Forrest, Broony, Armstrong, Rogic and Biton plus the unwanted Allen on the books.
I agree McGinn would be a good addition, but we need to make sure we don't stockpile players just for the sake of it.

9.) 25 Oct 2017 10:21:29
Brown won't last forever, EDs right regarding Armstrong, this time next year we'll be going through the same contract situation with him as we did this year, as for Scott Allan, cifti etc, both them will never play for us again. All I'm saying is I'd hate to see the Scottish game lose a talent like Mcginn and maybe not straight away but I do believe this guy could eventually be a regular starter in a Celtic team. We could do what a lot of big clubs do and sign him and then loan him back to hibs for example, after all we loan players in from other clubs on a regular basis.

10.) 25 Oct 2017 10:22:26
A take it christie can't play tonight.

11.) 25 Oct 2017 10:37:22
In the summer I'd expect us to lose several midfielders. Think Allen Armstrong and biton will leave and benyu will go on loan. Hayes could leave tae. Then I expect Roberts will go back down south.

12.) 25 Oct 2017 12:01:31
Agree Kev, Roberts will go, Armstrong will probably go as well as 2 year contract was signed. Others will go on loan or allowed to leave. So I think McGinn would be a great signing and allow Brown to used sparingly next season. The fact we have such a strong midfield is what gives us the platform to go on and play the way BR wants us to.

13.) 25 Oct 2017 12:04:12
and we'd still have

forest, McGregor, bendu, ntcham, Christie, kouassi, Brown, Rogic, and Sinclair AND anyone in development.

9+ players to pick 4 or 5 from isn't too bad.

But in defence we have to play biton atm and we have no recognised cover for KT. Recent CL qualifiers we didn't even have a fit striker!

I want the best players in all positions, but going by the recent history in the transfer market we ain't going to "splash out" so we need to fix what's broken first.

{Ed007's Note - And how many players that you listed play in the same position as McGinn? Ntcham, Kouassi and Brown - 3. Signing McGinn would have no effect on any the rest of the players you listed Celtic careers.}

14.) 25 Oct 2017 12:45:27
Been impressed with him and seen the Edinburgh derby highlights and he looked brilliant. Would like him being long term replacement for Brown.

15.) 25 Oct 2017 14:02:23
Exactly ed007. People always talk about swapping this player for that player all time without taking positions into account.

{Ed007's Note - It's baffling, Kev. Stuart Armstrong is the perfect example, at Dundee Utd he played as a LM (like Ledley done for us) most of the time yet RD was given pelters for trying him one position up as a LW with people screaming out for him to play as a No.10, a number he'd never played at and as has now been proven will never be able to play.
People don't moan about playing SA out of position when he's on the left of a midfield 3 now do they? His best position is playing as a box to box midfielder, sitting helping Brown and then pushing forward at the right time a la Frank Lampard or Scholes, you'd never consider either of those as a No.10.
And don't even get me started on the trying KT as a LW nonsense.}

16.) 25 Oct 2017 19:54:13
let me reiterate -I want us to sign mcginn - but only as part of signing another permanent striker, young and hungry and a recognised centre back and cover for kT

looking at the last few windows we haven't really stregnthed on those areas so mcginn YES but once we have plugged the holes.



29 Aug 2017 06:19:08
This transfer window could turn out to be one of the best we've ever had. If as reported Liverpool have had a bid of 81 million accepted for VVD the money we'll receive on the 10% sell on clause along with the champions league money we're guaranteed, that's a s##t load of dough for a club from our league, not to mention the signing of ncham, Roberts and holding onto our main players, if we can add another quality CB and Striker to the squad by close of play Thursday I'll be over the moon. Come on Celtic make it happen.


1.) 29 Aug 2017 09:28:22
It's not really getting money that's the problem at Celtic. It's spending it when we are in a position of strength that has always been our Achilles.

This window has been less than reassuring so far. We still have no CB or fullback. That's a worry.

I would also like us to buy a keeper. I wonder if Boruc would come back. πŸ˜„.

{Ed001's Note - yes he would.}

2.) 29 Aug 2017 09:42:11
I'll be waiting until Friday morning before I decide how I feel about this window. Let's not forget the club have taken millions off us already in ST and CL qualifiers and are set to take millions more from the CL package. In fact the CL tickets will probably cover all our transfer fees and then some. Add the VVD money and CL group windfall I'm looking for a serious CB and striker brought in.

3.) 29 Aug 2017 10:02:35
Well said Kevbhoy. The club have plenty of money now champion league is confirmed. Plus if the VVD transfer goes through we will get serious money. We need to get in a serious CB ASAP. Hopefully a new CF and goalkeeper to put pressure on gordon or replace him.

4.) 29 Aug 2017 11:11:20
You are forgetting paying of the co-op loan. Also millions owed to DD.! That's where our cash goesπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚.

5.) 29 Aug 2017 11:13:44
Totally agree kev! I've said before that I'm always a pessimist when it comes to our transfer dealings! Delighted that paddy is back but if Thursday comes and we've brought nobody else in I'll not be happy! CB and cover up front is a must! And I still think we need another left back to cover and compete with KT! Rate the boy miller but for me we need a natural left back in there! As superhuman KT is we can't expect a boy of 20 to play every game this season without some sort of burn out! So I'll wait til Thursday nite before deciding if we've done aswell as we should have done on the transfer from front! U still expecting another 2 players to come in ED?



27 Aug 2017 07:26:26
Morning ED, what's your gut feeling regarding transfer activity this week? Surely now champions league football has been guaranteed, and the money that's guaranteed to come with it and the cost of the 3 game package ( which a lot of people seem to think is a bit much ) surely there will be maybe 3 or 4 signings made this week. I hear the south African boy won't be joining now. I do understand the need to bring quality in over quantity but but I do think like most we need another centre half, wee Roberts, another striker and fingers crossed another keeper ( although I'm no holding my breath on that one) . Where do you think we're short and could improve and do you think it'll happen. Cheers.


{Ed007's Note - I'm confident that there will be 2 or 3 additions to the squad this week. I definitely think that a new quality 'keeper would improve us but that's not happening this summer.
I would like a new CB to play beside Simunovic in the CL but I don't think it's as necessary as others make out and I didn't think Coetzee was the answer at that level, he would have been Sviatchenko's replacement as back up.
Roberts signing will excite fans and give us a player that'll get you off your seat, we know what we're getting and he definitely adds a lot to the team, even at CL level.
With only Dembele and Griffiths as recognised strikers we're always one injury away from a crisis, we need to look at either an older Toure type signing or a younger player that would be happy to step up to playing for Celtic knowing that his chances will be limited, Jack Aitchison is just a kid and we can't expect him to lead the line.

1.) 27 Aug 2017 12:45:41
ED007 as to the centre half position, surely Brendan must see that Lustig is better there than Biton, we can either play young Ralston at rb or Gamboa.
I agree about Gordon, I was hoping we might have tried to lure Vorm but that looks a non starter.
Again up front, with both Dembele (hamstrings) and Griffiths (calfs) suspect injury wise we need one other forward even just for domestic games to give Moussa and Leigh a break after tiring european games.

{Ed007's Note - I wouldn't be surprised if Gamboa moved on before the week's out, Tim and I honestly don't think Bitton is as bad a CB as people make out, not at domestic level anyway. With the emergence of Ralston, I can see Lustig playing a lot more games in the middle and he might finally make the move to CB that he's spoken about doing to help with his hip problems and prolong his career.}

2.) 27 Aug 2017 12:46:55
VVD session long loan from Southampton would be a topper we deserve it πŸ˜‡πŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’š.

3.) 27 Aug 2017 15:53:04
Well ED here's a prediction 4 days left till deadline closes let's face it today no work on transfers will be done so that's why 4 days this morning you believe 2/ 3 players in I think they may get in 1 if lucky Celtic am sure have been working hard in players in but the line from BR come Thursday if we do hear from him due to international games will be it not just Celtic if both clubs can't come to an agreement then it won't happen and I think that will be the case.

{Ed007's Note - Have you been rubbing your crystal balls again? You'll go blind you know.}

4.) 27 Aug 2017 18:25:35
No need for a cb or a rw or lb . we only have 10 midfielders we need at least 3 more.



22 Aug 2017 18:46:53
Definitely need an experienced centre half brought in. I know we're signing this south African centre half but no sure he's the answer yet especially at champions league level. Must say a big well done to the bhoys to qualify yet again playing 3 qualifiers just to get into the groups as domestic league champions. Now it's concluded let's go get 2 or 3 quality players in.


1.) 22 Aug 2017 18:51:39
I'd be happy enough with Boyata and Jozo. One of them being out though and we've got a bit of a problem.

2.) 22 Aug 2017 18:51:55
don't get me started on having to qualify for the "champions" league. UEFA and their pals have ruined it, it used to be a pure cup competition, but has not been for many years . some teams that win it are not even domestic champions, money and greed have put paid to the integrity of it, they should have left the euro cups alone and we would still have 3.

3.) 22 Aug 2017 18:56:34
Agree. Hopefully the Board back Brendan and sign an experienced CH. With the riches from the Champions league another 2 or 3 quality players along with Paddy Roberts. Would love to get Real Madrid in the group (no doubt be Barca! ) & any English team.

4.) 22 Aug 2017 19:29:49
I am delighted to be through, I began to wonder if it was all going to go wrong when they scored 3 times early in the second half, but thankfully we pulled it round.
I don't know what was wrong with Jozo, but we are getting an awful lot of injuries in that position lately, it's asking a lot of a young player who is very raw at this level, and for a midfield player playing out of position, to play in a match of this importance, hopefully we will get it sorted before the group stages.
I'm sorry we lost our unbeaten run, but overall if you'd offered me these 2 results when the draw was made I would have bitten your hand off, so I'm certainly not going to worry about it too much.

5.) 22 Aug 2017 19:33:41
Disagree with the Boyata shout JimTim. Hats off to the boy for working hard and getting back in the team however I feel he would be a real weak link in the CL. Really poor distribution and looks a nervous wreck on the ball. Def require a centre half partner for big Jozo in my opinion.

6.) 22 Aug 2017 19:43:19
I'd give him a chance Ice Man. Still think he can be good for us. If a top drawer CB was brought in, fair enough. But with Rivaldo coming in we have a few CBs when fit.

7.) 22 Aug 2017 20:05:40
I'd no doubt have him as a squad player Jim Tim and happy for him to play SPL but have my doubts at CL level. No doubt the guy has attributes. I think his biggest attribute is his airiel power in the opposition box. Great attitude as well as I remember BR mentioning he was trading in the early hours of the morning when he wasn't in the team.



03 Aug 2017 06:15:05
Just seen the message Scott brown was sent after last night's result. You just wonder what actually goes through some people's minds when they send this kind of shit. Absolute scum bags and I hope they are caught, named and shamed. There's absolutely no place for this kind of behaviour. Even the videos of some of our fans singing a song about Lee rigby. As I said, what goes through these morons minds. Get a grip. Name and shame the lot of them!


1.) 03 Aug 2017 06:29:59
Totally agree Garryc, banter is part of what makes football interesting especially with us and sevco but lately it's seems to have stepped over the mark. Neither of both set of fans should be happy about the recent stuff, if they have any morals at all. Shocking and barbaric that some moronic element of fans and society today think that glorifying deaths is ok.

2.) 03 Aug 2017 07:15:11
Seen the message he got sent absolute pond life hope the police get them, obviously someone not happy with the result last night deary me.

3.) 03 Aug 2017 09:37:40
As a gers fan total agree absolute disgusting and no need for any vile rubbish to be sent to no one wether they play for celtic rangers hearts or who ever absolute scum bags they are i hope the police trace those muppets an give them the full term jail or whatever name n shame the daftys and rangers hearts or who ever this kind of scum support take action too by banning all supporters for a game or 2 so the desent supporters name shame and point these nuggets out to the police and stewards at games banter is banter between fans of all clubs butwhen people take it too far time to get them out of the game for good.

4.) 03 Aug 2017 11:00:49
It's always these twats the press concentrate on. What I can't get my head around is their total incapability to realise how they damage the club they purport to love.

Hopefully they get identified and banned. We have the greatest support in the world, but within it, there are some who fail to realise we represent our club whenever we go to see them.

{Ed007's Note - So are clubs now responsible for anything any of their supporters do, no matter where or when? I don't remember any clamour for Arsenal to make a statement when one of the London terrorists had an Arsenal shirt on, and does that make all Arsenal fans ISIS supporters now?}

5.) 03 Aug 2017 12:23:25
No they shouldn't be. But, sadly there are forces at work who want just that.

6.) 03 Aug 2017 12:26:20
The problem is where do you draw the line, as to what a club is responsible for, and what somebody wearing a football tap is responsible for. Do I feel like people saying certain things about certain people is a reflection on me? Naw. Do I think that it is a reflection on others? Naw. Do I think a football club should be pushed to make an apology for the actions of a few people? Naw. It's amazing the difference a football shirt seems to make. The club will deal with who they see as wrongdoers. The law will deal with those who they see as wrongdoers. Anything in between is just getting tedious and the media are just stirring up one big "you're momma is fatter than my momma" playground mentality. Guy does something stupid, media finds a reason to brand them a particular football fan an bingo, p*sh fodder to fill half a page. Thankfully, the majority of folk aren't biting it and clearly do not agree with the actions of a minority.

7.) 03 Aug 2017 15:46:29
Ed you're spot on and I'd actually forgotten what football top the terrorist was wearing as it was irrelevant.

The issue we have is the way the press focus on anything in Scotland that is non-pc (when it suits them) and of late everything seems to be involving us.

The idiots causing these issues can only blame themselves and they clearly have no real intelligence or moral compass in the first place when they leave their social media profiles public hence they need to deal with the fallout and rightly so.

{Ed007's Note - The Scottish press is just an extension of Tw@tter and that's a cesspit. A Scottish journalist's job these days seems to consist of sitting and trawling through social media for stories and reporting on sporting events from their living room watching it on TV.}




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07 Aug 2017 13:34:22
Hope so iceman. Be absolutely gutted if we can't get wee paddy back in the hoops.




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04 Aug 2017 16:43:35
Surely back up will have to be brought in now. I know Brendan's saying bitton can play centre half but surely we can afford to go out and get an experienced centre half. He done it last year when he brought in big toure and we already had svitchenko, big jozo and boyata at the club. It makes absolutely no sense playing a player out his natural position when we have a small window of opportunity to bring someone in.


{Ed007's Note - And come September we'll have the new signing competing with Jozo, Boyata, Sviatchenko, Ajer and now Bitton. We moaned about having a bloated squad for years and now it's trimmed people don't want to use the squad we have and buy more squad players. For me Ajer or Bitton would be more than capable against Astana or why not move Lustig in there and play Gamboa at RB?
The only way we'd have brought in another CB is if one (Sviatchenko) left and I can't see that happening now.}



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30 Jul 2017 06:00:31
Looked the part mate, not a bad performance from anyone in the hoops. Good passing and movement, plenty of energy throughout, some good goals into the bargain.




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08 Jun 2017 18:49:19
Id be quite happy with 2 maybe 3 signings of as good a quality as we can attract to scottish football. One of those signings for me must be wee paddy roberts providing man city and roberts himself are willing to make it happen. Just as important as new signings, we must try our very best to keep our main assets ie wee tierney, dembele, armstrong etc. If we can do that then i think most fans would be over the moon.




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04 Jun 2017 22:23:55
If celtic can get a perminent deal done with man city for roberts in my opinion it would be one of the most exciting signings we've made in many a year. This boy really is something special and at his age has all his best years still ahead of him. Come on celtic, make this happen.





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23 Nov 2017 10:17:54
Spot on NC_67.




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22 Nov 2017 22:43:55
Couldn't agree more with everything you said kev. Getting beaten by a Barcelona, PSG, Munich etc is no disgrace given the financial gulf between them and us. What i do find unacceptable is getting pumped by 5,6,7 goals. For me that's not on. The defending at that level by us is shocking and is drastically needing looked at. Granted we can't go out and buy a 20,30 million defender, what we can do is go out and get players with the same idea and potential as big Virgil van dyke. we must use our scouting system to the max and source out the best quality that we can attract to Celtic. The defenders we have stroll the SPFL at a canter, but champions league, or Europa league for that matter definitely needs a step up in quality. Roll on Sunday and get this result out our systems.




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25 Oct 2017 10:21:29
Brown won't last forever, EDs right regarding Armstrong, this time next year we'll be going through the same contract situation with him as we did this year, as for Scott Allan, cifti etc, both them will never play for us again. All I'm saying is I'd hate to see the Scottish game lose a talent like Mcginn and maybe not straight away but I do believe this guy could eventually be a regular starter in a Celtic team. We could do what a lot of big clubs do and sign him and then loan him back to hibs for example, after all we loan players in from other clubs on a regular basis.




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25 Oct 2017 06:38:40
Digibanger, even a blind man can see we've got loads of midfielders but I agree with a comment above. We missed a trick with McCarthy and the boy Mcginn is special mate. When a talent like that is sitting on our doorstep, it would be foolish to let him slip through our fingers. As ED said, Armstrong long term might not be there, also as much as I love him, Broony won't be around for ever.




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21 Oct 2017 15:45:32
He must be one of the worst goalkeepers out there at passing out from the back. If Brendan wants to continue playing that game we really need to source another keeper.