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Where from: Newcastle

Favourite player: Henrik Larsson

Best team moment: John Hartson\'s goal at Anfield to make it 0-2 and knock Liverpool out the 2003 UEFA Cup Quarter Final.

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22 May 2018 05:53:57
According to a couple of papers we have 9 days to come up with 10m for Edouard. Interesting.

1.) 22 May 2018 07:05:53
Papers jim it'll b a lot less than that ad Imagine.

2.) 22 May 2018 07:20:37
Rodgers confirmed himself That it was way less than the original 9 million quotes by the papers so that just tells you.

3.) 22 May 2018 08:53:09
Few reports saying it's around 5 million then add ons and sell on fee that could take it a lot higher.

4.) 22 May 2018 09:14:57
That sounds more like a ransom than a transfer lol.
We already agreed a deal for £7m so we can get him for that, no way we will even pay that much tbh.

5.) 22 May 2018 09:34:52
Sevco hacks stirring rubbish that isn’t there. Boy are they hurting.

Rogers stated the figure is nowhere near what was floated, by the same Sevco hacks.

We are trying to sign him and I think we will. Another Hunskelper signing is their worst nightmare.

Sweet Dreams.

6.) 22 May 2018 09:45:52
Mally/ Ken, I thought Rodgers just said that it wasn't 7m?

7.) 22 May 2018 10:04:50
It's not 7 million the gaffer came out and told the press that weeks ago.

8.) 22 May 2018 10:54:55
Even if it is, we will treble that when he moves on in a couple of years. That’s killing them too. :)

9.) 22 May 2018 11:00:21
O was wondering about this 10 million Brendan has came out and told us it's less than the 7 million first quoted so could the 10 mill include his wages and bonuses for in thinking 5 yr contract hh.

10.) 22 May 2018 11:37:40
Jim a thought he ment lower than 7 mate maybe nearer the 5 mill mark.

11.) 22 May 2018 12:06:30
£5m would be a steal. We know what we are getting, it ain't no gamble he is worth every penny. I also think having Edouard and Ntcham at the club is very good for Dembele.

12.) 22 May 2018 12:08:52
I’m thinking he will be round about the same price as Ntcham, similar contract aswell.

13.) 22 May 2018 13:52:01
Obviously the lower the better Mally. Getting into 8 figures suddenly makes a deal seem more of a risk. For arguments sake, if Dembele was to be sold for 20-30m, then I'd be ok spending 10m on Edouard. But ideally I'd like Dembele and Edouard.

14.) 22 May 2018 14:02:54
It's going to be a bit of a quiet week with a lot of players on holiday so it's big news for the them. If eddy gets over the line added to the renewals it's a good start. I don't think psg will be looking to extend a loan deal with the exposure he has had with us as it has alerted a few clubs who will pay more than our 5m+ add-ons.

15.) 22 May 2018 23:12:42
must be true if its in the Hun loving press.

16.) 23 May 2018 12:41:44
4m i heard.



30 Oct 2017 17:45:03
KT signs new 6 year deal. Brill.

1.) 30 Oct 2017 19:16:40
Great news


Get in Son . HH.



08 Aug 2017 11:09:49
Reports suggesting Paddy Roberts sees us as his preferred option on the table. With his rep meeting with Citeh (I'd guess he isn't part of their plans this season) get something done Celtic! I'd even take another loan if that was to be it, his position was the no.1 target for me this window and I'd rather have him for a year than not at all. A permanent deal would be great however we'd want the buy-back clause to be worth several million profit, just to make sure we don't end up losing anything spent more than anything.

1.) 08 Aug 2017 12:06:30
I'd hope they'd make him a Celtic player properly now; If a loan, surely we want the right to buy.

Presumably, Roberts thinks he might make the grade at City in time, and I think we can all respect that.

2.) 08 Aug 2017 14:40:20
Hi ED, have you heard anything about this? thanks in advance.

{Ed007's Note - City want a permanent deal and it looks as if Paddy's only wanting a loan deal.}

3.) 08 Aug 2017 15:21:17
Oh fur **** sake paddy bhoy. get your self back up here.

4.) 08 Aug 2017 17:00:43
rumours are he is scared of all the mad ferrets in manchester.



26 Jun 2017 20:34:38
Anton Rodgers travelling to Austria with Celtic. Fair enough, it's not unusual for players to train with managers they know. But the Mirror saying he's in the squad to play. That's got to be brown bananas surely?

1.) 26 Jun 2017 20:53:58
I wouldn't be too chuffed if he actually got game time.

2.) 26 Jun 2017 22:41:38
Surely just to get the lad some fitness, can't see him having a chance to play!

3.) 27 Jun 2017 06:38:49
Calm down boys, young Anton has been offered training facilities while he finds a new club.

4.) 27 Jun 2017 18:11:04
Who's this Jim?

5.) 27 Jun 2017 18:13:43
He's on trial.

6.) 27 Jun 2017 18:14:15
Got to be a favour to his son to gain match fitness. Nothing more, nothing less.

7.) 27 Jun 2017 20:22:43
Obviously. We are biscuit tin stuff, but not that desperate.



26 Jun 2017 20:16:27
Chris Willock reported to be joining Benfica. I suspected signing Hayes might have put that to bed anyway as a back up to Sinclair. BR saying he expects a signing in the coming days though. Any punts Bond?

1.) 26 Jun 2017 21:30:36
He say that today JimTim?

2.) 27 Jun 2017 18:18:21
I was being a dafty LM. What were presented as quotes were actually quotes from a bogus website, not BR himself.




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27 Feb 2019 11:05:05
Is it just me that thinks we need more than a new manager in the summer now? Perfect time to shake the infrastructure up a bit and get in a DoF/ Technical Director? A lot of people seem frustrated that we either need to spend more, or spend what we do more wisely. Personally I think it's a bit of both. To simplify things - at some point, it's PL who signs the cheque (or not) and therefore it's his mind that determines the value of potential targets. Do we need somebody with a footballing brain to bridge the gap between finances and football?

1.) 27 Feb 2019 11:33:59
Seems they were getting set to make John Kennedy the DOF.

2.) 27 Feb 2019 11:50:02
First I've heard Kev. Was this before BR's departure?

3.) 27 Feb 2019 13:57:30
Just read about it today jim. Seems BR okd it.



01 Feb 2019 11:41:21
I thought I'd give a wee rating of our new transfers for people to agree, disagree, comment on or tear apart.

BAYO - First and foremost he can hopefully take some of the pressure of young Edouard, and perhaps even play with him in the way we seen with Dembele. For a young lad he demonstrated a great goal record at any level in the season gone in Slovakia. Hopefully it wasn't just a purple patch and he can step up for us. Only seen his goals reel on youtube and whilst a lot of them look like they relied on service, never underestimate a penalty box goalscorer and I'm excited to see him properly and what else he has in his locker.

WEAH - A highly rated youngster who will, from what I've seen so far add some much needed freshness and quality to the attack. I'm assuming we have next to no chance of signing him permanently so that takes a bit of the shine off but nonetheless should be an enjoyable player to watch.

BURKE - Pretty much the same as above really but I'd say with a slightly better, next to next to no chance, of a permanent deal.

TOLJAN - Well after all the talk of a RB we finally got one over the line at the last. Thank funk for that. Imagine the scenes if we hadn't. He's got pedigree. Represented Germany at various youth levels an looked a right prospect at Hoffenheim. Hence the move to Dortmund. Didn't quite work out for him there but what does it go? One swallow doth not a summer make? Basically, one poor season doesn't make him a poor player. Get him back on track and we could have a player on our hands. Conflicting reports about whether we have a permanent deal already negotiated but there's time to worry about that.

SHVED - not going to bother going into how a manager and recruitment team work. But this is actually the signing I'm most excited about. Let's wait until the summer thpugh and see if we get a better view of him in preseason.

OVERALL - pretty happy. Always think we could have done a bit more but sadly I think a lot of poor signings from previous windows have bloated our squad and wage bill. Not to mention january is always more difficult to get players in, never mind come to Scotland. Castagne would have been a quality signing by the way. Finally, well done Ed and Rich T for keeping the pages ticking over. Now let's get back to the football, crack on with a Treble Treble and dare to dream in Europe. COYBIG.

1.) 01 Feb 2019 11:57:52
Jim av read this morn there is an option to buy with the young german.

2.) 01 Feb 2019 12:44:16
Agree Jim, particularly with shaved.

3.) 01 Feb 2019 13:26:32
Nice one Mally 👍.

YNB, only youtube admittedly but he looks a cracking player.

4.) 02 Feb 2019 01:12:58
The good thing is that at this stage at least we are all very happy with 5 of our signings . I think we really don't have a notion about the two Americans, they seem to be more long shots, but I might be surprised and next year we may be all excited about them.



16 Jan 2019 15:51:01
Ed007. Do you have any info on James McCarthy mate? Understandable if you can't/ don't want to given the personal attachment. Or is it just groundhog day with the column filler?

{Ed007's Note -If Ntcham pushes for a move then the Club will step up their pursuit of McCarthy.}

1.) 16 Jan 2019 19:41:47
Cheers Ed 👍.

{Ed007's Note - 👍

2.) 16 Jan 2019 19:45:08
If Ntcham did push for the move, is it really a position we would need to bring another player in for? CM has been sublime in that position and with Christie and rogic, as well as the new signings being able to slot in further forward, surely we could use the money to invest in a new cb? Possibly benkovic? Or another cb proven at a decent level? What are your thoughts Ed?

{Ed007's Note - I'm not getting into another McCarthy debate mate, there's nothing I can say that I haven't said during every previous window for years.}

3.) 16 Jan 2019 20:31:08
I was really impressed with Ntcham last season and thought he 'had the lot' as far as midfield players go; but he has really disappointed this season - and I know the Dembele situation was a catalyst - but his attitude and performances have been lacking.
It's a shame because he could have been a star here, but like so many seems to see us as a stepping stone to bigger and brighter?
However, few actually fulfill their ambitions and end up journeymen.
I would worry about McCarthy's injury problems if he was a target and would be happier if we looked at Scandinavia or Europe as we have faced a few talented players in Europe recently and the price/ wages might be well within our budget.



29 Nov 2018 20:13:00
A good performance and a thoroughly deserved win. Still a bit to do but we could face a 'weakened side' in the last game. The other result tonight puts to bed some of the BS I've read about a possible carve up. Some of us don't do ourselves any favours at times with the paranoia. Thankfully the bookies did tonight. Looking forward to the weekend now in what could be a fantastic week for us. COYBIG.

1.) 29 Nov 2018 22:21:50
Jim there was never a doubt in my mind that salzburg would win or at least try their hardest which is why I stuck a tenner on celtic / salzburg double but I sh@ it and cashed out when they scored, still £40 up.

2.) 30 Nov 2018 00:36:47
I couldn't believe it last week when I looked and Salzburg were 27/ 10, thought it was strange for the bookies to get it so wrong, how they made Leipzig clear favourites is still baffling.

3.) 30 Nov 2018 05:48:56
I was on the same double Steph 👌.

I didn't think Salzburg were runaway favourites Stevie, not in the way the bookies thought Leipzig were. But far too good to knock back at a very similar price to that. Sometimes they just get it wrong and present a good opportunity.



17 Nov 2018 16:08:52
What would be your all time 'favourite XI'? They don't have to be Celtic players. They don't even have to be the best players, so they might be a bit of a cult hero or have a bit of a character. No balance to mine but:


1.) 17 Nov 2018 19:02:59
Some team! Always wanted okocha in the hoops him and del piero.

2.) 17 Nov 2018 19:29:11
Van Vossen


3.) 17 Nov 2018 20:22:48
Malky u had me at moshni 😂😂😂.

4.) 17 Nov 2018 20:31:44
Wouldnae fancy playing centre fwd up against Bobo and Stam 🤕.

5.) 17 Nov 2018 20:59:34





6.) 18 Nov 2018 00:42:14

McGrain Beckenbaur McNeill Maldini

Keane Pirlo Zidane Totti

Larson Muller.

7.) 17 Nov 2018 23:24:19
Norman Hunter
Dave Mackay
Duncan Ferguson
Joe Jordan
No team would turn up they would s*** themselves lol.
Just might keep the ball forever.

8.) 17 Nov 2018 23:38:04
Best 11 for players I've ever seen:-

Maldini Beckenbaur Puyol McGrain
Jinky Maradona Pele Cruyff
C Ronaldo Di Stefano

Best Celtic 11 I've seen over the years:-

McGrain Elliot Bobo KT
Jinky Murdoch McStay Lennox
Dalglish Larsson

Both selections very difficult to narrow down.

9.) 17 Nov 2018 23:54:23

Denis Irwin
Roberto Carlos

Roy keane
George best

Brazillian ronaldo

Tried being unbiased and leave out celts but couldn't bring myself to leaving out king henrik.

10.) 17 Nov 2018 23:56:04

King Billy
Roberto Carlos



11.) 17 Nov 2018 23:57:34
Oliver Kahn

Tosh McKinlay

Lothar Matthaus


12.) 18 Nov 2018 00:06:26

Brownlie Buchan Maldini McGrain
Gerson Baxter Bremner Best
Muller (Gerd)

13.) 18 Nov 2018 00:15:13
Van Der Sar

Van Dijk




14.) 18 Nov 2018 01:27:06
Bonner McGrain Baresi Beckenbauer Maldini Murdoch Jairzinho Cruyff Gerd Müller Zidane Rivellino.

15.) 18 Nov 2018 05:49:00
Kahn cafu canavaro bonnuci teirney Ronaldhino Scholes Zidane redonda Brazilian Ronaldo Messi.

16.) 18 Nov 2018 09:22:57
A good few teams up there without messi in it. Have you been asleep for the past 10 years?

17.) 18 Nov 2018 09:31:16

Cafu Maldini Nesta Carlos

Pirlo Del Piero Zidane

Messi C. Ronaldo Ronaldinho.

18.) 18 Nov 2018 10:13:51
Really tough choice this one lads but here goes!


Van Dijk



Bench would be. mcstay, Stam, messi, Rivaldo,
and Ronaldinho! Not a bad wee team there!

19.) 18 Nov 2018 10:15:33
Van Basten

20.) 18 Nov 2018 10:16:35
Aindoh, you would put in a blue nose ahead of Jimmy johnstone?

21.) 18 Nov 2018 10:21:57



22.) 18 Nov 2018 12:51:00
Once a bhoy

Had to Google your Celtic goalie hadn't heard of him. You have had the privilege to watch some great Celtic teams. HH.

23.) 18 Nov 2018 21:41:07




24.) 18 Nov 2018 22:12:27
In my life time (I'm 24) it would be:


Neville, stam, balde, tierney,

Scholes, pirlo, ronaldiniho

Messi, larsson c., Ronaldo.

25.) 18 Nov 2018 22:33:00
I was on the wine, and I tried to imagine a team playing a certain kind of total football, these players came into my head, bluenose?, if your are talking about Baxter, he was a brilliant footballer, if you are one of these people who can't recognise a supreme talent, then you are just like the knuckle draggers on the other side, maybe I misunderstood the question, if it was about the best players I ever seen then Jinky, Dalgleish, Cruyff, Larson, Maradonna, Riviera, Van Himst, Van Hannegen, Van Basten, Murdoch, Bowles, Hudson, Hamilton, Moore, Smith, Hughes, Rummenige, and others who's names I can't spell would be up for selection, but to diss someone for being a "bluenose", is very .

26.) 18 Nov 2018 23:37:49
@Aindoh, the OP asked for your all time favourite XI and I just find it strange that a Rangers player is in your all time favourite XI and especially ahead of Jinky if you are of that era and a Celtic fan.

27.) 18 Nov 2018 23:40:57
Cafu Baressi Thuram Maldini
Socrates Pirlo Zidane
Messi. Peel Maradona

(I would love to name a Celtic player but is unrealistic to do so) .

Best Celtic 11 I have seen:
And it has balance.

McGrain Elliot. McNeil KT
Hay McStay Murdoch
Jinky Henki Lubo.

28.) 19 Nov 2018 08:34:17
Some good sides here then bhoys. A few mentioned that would probably make my bench too. Henry, Carlos, Davids and 'Brazilian Ronaldo'. Getting a gage of a few posters' ages too, lucky to have seen some Celtic greats over the decades. Fair to say none of these sides would lay a glove on Malky's team 😂.




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17 Mar 2019 10:48:53
I think the difference is Aindoh LG came in and changed his attitude, worked hard to make an impact. Allan hasn't. Nor did he even make an impact at the likes of Dundee or Rotherham.



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16 Mar 2019 22:57:33
Aindoh I've seen you back Allan a few times. Sorry, but there's a different class between being a Celtic player and a Hibs player. Different gravy. Given that he was a JP signing though I'm really surprised he hasn't cemented a place for us by now.



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26 Feb 2019 17:59:50
As an interim I guess it's ok. All the best Lenny.



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26 Feb 2019 17:25:40
Surely with how quickly this has happened (if at all) it's managers we have approached?



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29 Jan 2019 14:14:56
He did look decent SW2, until he went to Dortmund. Withput being too harsh on a young player trying at a big team, he looked poor whenever I seen him. Could be a case of taking what was a promising young player and getting his career back on track though. Still room for a bit coaching too. Trying to find positives.




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21 Mar 2019 16:46:38
I didn't know that about Nagelsmann, Cory 👍.

I've voted for Hutter. Rose comes a close 2nd.

Rafa is a decent shout. Doesn't work under a DoF though and his spending is as dodgy as BR's. He does have pros though.

I love NL. But for him to be bossing a poll over ANY manager. There's a few voted with their heart.



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21 Mar 2019 06:30:35
I think I've narrowed my list down to three - Julian Nagelsmann, Marco Rose and Adi Hutter.



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17 Mar 2019 16:58:48
You've nailed your colours to the mast there Ice Man so fair play for tht however he's a quality young player. I agree with Mally in that he looks better coming in from the left/ deeper positions - just look at his goal again today. It was pretty clear Rodgers had the intention of playing Edouard with Dembele and what a partnership that would have been. As Buster says his goals to minute is very good at 106. Certainly not a player I thought would come under criticism given his age.



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17 Mar 2019 10:55:26
There's some queer folk out there Greenockbhoy. Good to hear 👍.



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17 Mar 2019 10:51:08
OaB, it was RD who came in and brought many aspects behind the scenes up to speed. I have no doubts at all that Rodgers would have found it easier following on from RD than he would NL.