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16 Mar 2018 17:13:32
Ralston away to Dundee United on an emergency loan.


1.) 16 Mar 2018 18:28:12
Wtf is that about I just don’t get that have United not got a youth system it’s a defender we had to play a midfielder converted to a centre half at right back due to injuries this was an ideal opportunity to bed him in rotate with Lustig give Lustig a breather and get Ralston used to the pressure of playing for Celtic? Most fans have been excited he was due back soon to get a start for the team? Anyway good to be back to a game this weekend hopefully Killie continue their excellent form surely better performers this month than Windass at Sevco even his own fans don’t rate him? 😂🍀⚽️.

2.) 16 Mar 2018 21:30:13
Calm yourself bigp, we have Lustig a renowned Swedish International, back from suspension and we have Hendry ready and keen and capable of playing right back and centre back . The league is near enough won and Sunday proved even with players missing all over the pitch, even with many players playing below their normal standards and even though the ref was corrupt we still had too much for Rangers who must be amongst the second, third or fourth best team in Scotland .
Keeping Ralston to sit on bench for rest of season won't prove much to Brendan .
On the other hand he should get plenty of game time whilst at Dundee Utd.
If he proves good enough he will be in the reckoning next season.

3.) 17 Mar 2018 07:26:56
I think the issue is that Lustig playing through injury was hardly the reliable figure that we all know and love before suspension so unless he has made a recovery Ralston may not have had to spend so much time on the bench after all. That said, I’m sure Brendan knows more about the options at his disposal than me. I know that I’d want Hendry in Centre of defence or right on a back 3 ahead of either Jozo or Dedryck atm.

4.) 17 Mar 2018 07:40:28
Oh I am calm just confused you ask a bunch of Celtic fans and it has been openly on here what positions need strengthened and the majority say goalie centre half and both full back positions. We get a full back back and left an him out? Maybe it’s just to wind up the Sevco fans try get the Arabs promoted as we all know the zombies detest United lol.

5.) 17 Mar 2018 08:51:32
Detest Paul because they didn't toe the party line and back the old club.

6.) 17 Mar 2018 08:53:41

I totally agree with you mate, I was hoping to see Ralston get a run of games, I know Lustig is a model pro but he wouldn't be human if he didn't have one eye on staying injury free for the World Cup.

7.) 17 Mar 2018 11:27:39
Can't understand why young raleston hasn't been back in the squad since his return from injury. Especially with the problems we have been having in defence.

8.) 17 Mar 2018 12:42:20
Surprised at that HH.



31 Aug 2017 22:07:25
Aidan Nesbitt to Mk Dons. Looks like a permanent deal.




29 Jan 2017 16:08:38
Bojan away to Mainz in Germany on loan. Another one scored off.




07 Aug 2016 23:08:55
Just read the news a few people have been dreading. BR telling James Forrest he does have a future at Celtic and it is now up to his agent and the club to sort out a new contract for him.


1.) 08 Aug 2016 06:35:12
He said it on live TV and so why people are ticking unbelievable is beyond me.

2.) 08 Aug 2016 11:06:46
Probably because they don't it to be true.

3.) 08 Aug 2016 12:04:34
The disagree button on here is a pile of mince. Reckon some people just do it automatically (cue the cunny funts)

4.) 08 Aug 2016 12:22:08
Has he not played well recently?

Let's see how he performs this season under BR as he may finally be a player worth keeping.

5.) 08 Aug 2016 13:05:41
Worth keeping imo played well in games this season scored yesterday and played 90 mins br knows who he needs and who he doesn't.

6.) 08 Aug 2016 14:53:29
I have been impressed by Forrest in the last few games but his consistency is the problem, if BR can get that from him I don't see any reason why we shouldn't give him a contract.

7.) 08 Aug 2016 15:17:55
Even if its just to sell him at the end of season rather than loose him in December for free.

8.) 08 Aug 2016 15:52:16
For rest has been putting on a crazy effort since the season started. I watched him bust a gut against Astana tracking back. This is the absolute minimum BR is requiring. It works too. For rest will need to consistently beat his man and find the cross as the end product. Personally I think he Wi lose interest or pick up an injury. From BRs point of view he came and was faced with these Euro qualifiers. What could he do but get them all on side till we get through this and then I am sure the new faces will arrive and certain people will go. He has done brilliantly so far man management wise.

9.) 08 Aug 2016 17:16:28
Back in the day I was a huge Forrest fan, if he can find form, sign him up.

10.) 08 Aug 2016 19:55:20
He played well yesterday to be fsir to him but he's been living off that Karagandy goal for 3 seasons now and you could count the number of times he's played well since on one hand. It reeks of playing for a new deal before he sinks back into injury and inconsistency.

11.) 09 Aug 2016 16:27:56
I think forrest is worth another season and unfortunately for that he requires a contract. I've been suprised by his effort under br although still think he drifts in and out of games.
It's a clean slate for me nobody was exactly pushing the boundaries under Rd so give everyone a shot.

Oh except efe, boyata and CG 😁.



11 Jan 2016 18:00:00
Rogic to Leeds starting to appear on a few sites. Talking about £1 million. Would you take that for him? Starting to show his worth but how far away is his next injury?


1.) 11 Jan 2016 18:15:55
I'd be absolutely fuming if we sold him for that I think this bhoy can be something special!

2.) 11 Jan 2016 18:39:43
No chance, If the board sell him for that then they all need sacked.

3.) 11 Jan 2016 18:45:02
I would hope they would at least hold out for more. He's still young £1m is an insult if we was buying Rogic from Leeds they'd want about £4-5m for him!

4.) 11 Jan 2016 19:52:43
He's really come on this year. Wouldn't be chuffed if that happened.

5.) 11 Jan 2016 20:01:31
It's not even his next injury, he's only had a couple of good games in the SPL, and as usual fans are raving about him! He was poor in Europe and cost us a school boy goal! He's also only got just over a year on his contract and we don't know what he's asking for! It's the same as Scott Allan, he's done nothing except having 1 good season for Hibs! I'd prefer Rogic to GMS, but I'd prefer Mane to Rogic! We also have Christie who is a left footed no 10 type! We need quality down the spine! Centre half, holding midfield, and a real no 9 to play with/ compete with Griffiths! Commons has also been awful this year, and I'd happily let him leave!

6.) 11 Jan 2016 20:08:23
Sorry I meant to say £1.5/ £2 million would probably be fair for Rogic! I'd prefer more, and I'd be happy if he stayed but none of our players are that good that they're unsaleable! I'd take £10 million for Biton in a heartbeat, he's good but doesn't put himself about enough, dominate enough, especially being 6'5". Rogic is also a little like that, for someone at 6'2" he is also a little lightweight. I've said it before, this is the softest Celtic team I have seen in 30 years!

7.) 11 Jan 2016 20:40:50
Just to justify that - I don't mean I'm happy for us to sell our best players, only that they should be truly judged in Europe, not the SPL! Also selling players isn't the problem, the problem is we don't replace them with quality! We replace them with more projects, putting us back 2 years or whatever! I have to say though that the players we have been linked with this window sound better! I'd be happy with Mane, the Croation midfielder, a striker and an aggressive centre half! Mocinic and Mane are young but they are pretty experienced!

8.) 11 Jan 2016 22:16:16
I wouldn't sell him for as little as that but I think with the midfielders we already have at the club and being linked with more we should at least consider offers for ANY of the guys we already have at the club.

9.) 12 Jan 2016 08:00:38
Couldn't care how much he goes for. Chances are he won't be replaced.

10.) 12 Jan 2016 16:28:01
I wouldn't want to see him leave, especially for £1m. He's been one of the only positives about this season so far, keeping free of injury and getting a few goals. If he keeps it up he'll reach double figures from midfield. Stefan Johansen on the other hand hasn't kicked his arse all season, his first good game was Sunday. I'd genuinely have Rogic (or Armstrong) instead of him until he gives himself a massive shake.

11.) 12 Jan 2016 16:48:57
If he continues the way he has been progressing then we will have a very stable squad player for us. Still a few parts of is game are missing but 1m? If true leeds can get to #.

12.) 12 Jan 2016 18:05:20
Does it matter how much we get for a player if it is not going to be reinvested on a like for like manner? Same applies to CL. If money is not going to be reinvested, then monetary values mean nothing.

13.) 12 Jan 2016 22:08:38

We are never going to be able to replace a Forster with another England international keeper or a VVD with a Dutch international centre-back probably because Dundee United don't have either!!

Seriously though we do have to start investing in key positions. Why are we being linked with more midfielders when we all know we are weak in every position but that?




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15 Apr 2018 12:37:19
I have to laugh at Brendan's link to Chelsea the day before a Glasgow derby.

Lennon won 3 titles, Champions League football after Christmas and the best he got was Bolton because winning titles in Scottish football wasn't seen as any great achievement.

Delia won 2 titles, Europa League football after Christmas and only got a move back to a mid-table Norwegian team.

Now Brendan winning 2 titles and Champions League football after Christmas is getting him a move to one of the big 4?

Talk about trying to unsettle the team any way they can.


1.) 15 Apr 2018 12:58:39
NiallH Lennon or Ronny had worked in England as a manager
Rogers done a great job at Swansea
He was a baw hair fae winning the league at liverpool and he is well known in Chelsea football club.
Now I ain't saying he is going anywhere but he has a far better chance of getting a good job down there than the 2 you mentionedbecause of his previous record and contacts.

2.) 15 Apr 2018 13:28:27
I see where you are coming from Kev but he was ridiculed at Liverpool regardless of how close he came to winning the league.

After being sacked by Liverpool do you think Chelsea would be looking at him? No, me either. So if they are looking at him they are basing it on what he has done since leaving Liverpool.

3.) 15 Apr 2018 13:51:57
I see Halliday is on to get Brown sent off.



02 Mar 2018 08:25:11
I am seeing a lot of these "what happened to this player tipped as the next big thing" online at the moment.

Islam Feruz, 22 years old, in the Chelsea development squad list, 23 league games played in 5 loan moves and 0 goals over 6 years after leaving us.

It could have been so different for him.


1.) 02 Mar 2018 09:14:42
The only good thing to come out of this whole mess, not ours but the boy, is Young Dembelle has seen what happens if you let an agent turn your head. don't wish the boy ill but cannot forget the shocking TB comments, awful.

2.) 02 Mar 2018 11:37:10
Mentioned Feruz before mate. a complete half wit of a boy! Will never forget what TB done to help him and his family, and they threw it back in the clubs face! His career is done before it even got started. don't think many will shed a tear about that!

3.) 02 Mar 2018 16:55:52
You can't really blame Feruz as his dad was his agent and was giving him bad advice.

However, he is a wasted talent because he started living the high life after getting the Chelsea move, instead of focusing on his football career.

4.) 02 Mar 2018 19:51:04
i've played with guys who made it, but i would be a rich man if i had a tenner for every guy i played with who pissed their talent away with bevvy or drugs, its just a waste.

5.) 03 Mar 2018 00:21:21
Jamesbhoy 67 .
Could you name a couple you played with that made it big.

6.) 03 Mar 2018 01:44:16
James it's easy for kids, especially kids with extreme wealth to get carried away with themselves. That's when they need guidance the most, it's a shame feruz never seen how good he had it at celtic, with Tommy Burns in his corner I have no doubt he'd have made it if he listened to him. The worst thing he done was listen to his agent, if it's his dad then shame on him. The good thing is, the lad is young enough to get his life in order, maybe not as a footballer but, good luck to him.

7.) 03 Mar 2018 10:58:46
certainly chris, kevin gallacher Premiership winner with Blackburn.



25 Feb 2018 21:45:07
Yet another win against Aberdeen and yet again McInnes saying they were unlucky to lose.

The guy talks absolute nonsense.


1.) 26 Feb 2018 07:20:40
That's the same McInnes that says at the weekend" Celtic always turn up against us" he should be more worried about getting his own team to turn up in the big games.

2.) 26 Feb 2018 09:08:32
Yesterday was never a doubt, Aberdeen just can't win when it matters. Serial bottlers.

3.) 26 Feb 2018 09:49:26
He also said he can’t remember us having many chances? We could have been 5 up by half time. Dembele, Rogic x2 and Broony missed great chances as well as Sinclair and Ntcham hitting the woodwork. 🙈.



29 Jan 2018 21:27:14
Musonda confirmed.


1.) 29 Jan 2018 21:37:34
Never even knew he was baptised or made his first communion lol.

2.) 29 Jan 2018 21:55:18
That’s great news, think he’ll be on the bench tomorrow night.
I know a lot of people might not agree with me on this:
We should consider John Souttar from Hearts. I’ve watched over the years to see how he’s progressed from Dundee Utd to Hearts and I’ve been impressed. The guy came back from a bad injury and I believe he would be great for us. Don’t think he would cost a fortune either.
Other to you guys:
Agree or I’m I talking p**h?

3.) 29 Jan 2018 21:57:43
Best one yet Tim, 😀😀.

4.) 29 Jan 2018 22:24:33
I was lucky to go to a real betis game last year. They were playing Valencia. I think it was musondas debut for them ( not sure ) . This boy was head and shoulders above anyone on the pitch. He was outstanding. I think ed already said it but this boy will go right to the top. He is better than Dembele and for us to get him is an incredible achievement from the board. He will run riot in Scotland.

5.) 30 Jan 2018 07:31:44

That is why the signing took so long to announce. Medical, baptism, communion and confirmation all needed first.

6.) 30 Jan 2018 09:02:33
After I watched the youtube clips Ed out us onto I thought this boy is fecking brilliant. Then I thought, aw naw, some richer club might nip in and steal him. So I was delighted we got him. Rogers was saying 24 clubs were wanting him. I'm actually glad I never knew that as this would have made it a more nervous couple of days.

I've watched it about five times now and you need to lunch yourself that we git him.

Credit were it's due. I'm never slow archiving the board pelters when they dither. Well done Peter. Now get us a couple of defenders and I may consider going back to Mass as there may indeed be a god after all.



29 Jan 2018 10:07:06
Evening Times reporting Musonda has arrived in Glasgow. No pictures or fanfare like Murphy or Cummings though!





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15 Apr 2018 16:47:00
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30 Jan 2018 19:08:19

Lustig has had a few bad games and to be honest he is probably his own worst enemy by not holding his hand up earlier and admitting he is stuggling.

He still has enough about him when fit to be a good option for us.

Too many people too quick to put a bolt gun to a players head after a few poor games.




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30 Jan 2018 17:52:48

I wouldn’t say we don’t have a good right back but now understand your point.

Lustig has served us well and has come a long way from the player who shared the RB slot with Adam Matthews because NEITHER could keep fit.

I would expect to see Ralston become our regular right back next season with Lustig kept in an Izzy role to help him. If he doesn’t fancy that then he could be moved on.

I also would have expected Gamboa to move on in this window but that hasn’t happened so struggle to justify bringing in a fourth right back now.




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30 Jan 2018 17:01:14

We can’t just buy a new player when someone is out injured for 2 weeks. The squad is bloated enough.

I would be more worried about who would fill in if KT got injured.




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30 Jan 2018 16:02:04

How many do we need?

Currently we have Gamboa and Ralston who play there. Ajar and Boyata could fill in there too if desperate.





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24 Apr 2018 19:04:43
Old man Chris

4th highest in the UK? Does that count clubs who had side contracts or not? 😳.




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15 Apr 2018 22:54:44

I like both but we haven’t seen enough of Dembele like that this season. He was immense today but can struggle especially when teams sit in deep.

If the scouts were watching that increases his value by a few million. He must be worth as much as Morelos by now. 🤣🤡.




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15 Apr 2018 13:28:27
I see where you are coming from Kev but he was ridiculed at Liverpool regardless of how close he came to winning the league.

After being sacked by Liverpool do you think Chelsea would be looking at him? No, me either. So if they are looking at him they are basing it on what he has done since leaving Liverpool.




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02 Mar 2018 20:14:44
I remember attending a European game when I was about 18 and sitting in my uncles seat in the main stand close to the directors box. Billy sat in the seat directly in front of me. I remember thinking about speaking to him, shaking his hand or asking for an autograph but I crapped it because he was such a legend!




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04 Feb 2018 23:22:18
No bother Kev.

Agree we should have kicked on but after an unbeaten season it is hard to replace players who have really done nothing wrong.

I also think one of our big issues is moving players on. I would have expect to get a fee for Sviatchenko but every possibility he will be back after his loan ends as they won’t be able to afford the fee. I would have thought Gamboa would have gone, possibly Simunovic too. Maybe a few of the midfield too if there weren’t so many injuries. Plus we are still carrying deadwood like Allan and Ciftci who we will be lucky to see a fraction of the money we paid for them back.

To be honest the quicker we are out the EL the better. The Thursday nights are a killer and there is no real money in it for us.