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Where from: Linwood

Favourite player: Danny McGrain

Best team moment: 1985 Scottish cup final celebrating Davie Provan free kick and wee McGarveys header.

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22 Feb 2018 21:28:50
no one can doubt big lustigs love of celtic and the service he has gave us but his times up at celtic. how musonda didn't start is a mystery. i genuinely thought that zenit team were there for the taking even at 2 -0 but alas we watched the same old movie. i still think its grossly unfair to criticise our achievements over the last season and a half but its clear some boys need moved on kouassi being one.

id take 30 bob for jozo and the 40 million for the mouse seems a lifetime away. win the next two league games and the leagues in the bag young Bain needs a game DDV was embarrassing tonight. the subject of investment will raise its head again but in a nutshell we won't and can't spend to compete with the likes of Zenit who in my opinion are no great shakes. We shall not be moved.


1.) 23 Feb 2018 09:35:21
I agree with everything except the kouassi part last week was his best game for us last night he wasn't up to it.

2.) 23 Feb 2018 12:41:40
Sad to have to admit it about Lustig. Ideally he could stay around and finish his career here, playing on a more occasional basis, why some young prodigy learns the ropes.

3.) 23 Feb 2018 12:48:17
It isn't all about how much we spend. Astana drew 3-3 away to Sporting and imo Sporting are better than Zenit and we are better than Astana. We should be capable of better than that performance. There needs to be more quality added to the team and not these cheap budget signings. The team needs quality experience added too. I think over the campaign we have seen who our core players are. Ajer, Tierney, Brown, Ntcham, Forrest. Time to build a team around these guys. Still got the likes of Sinky, Griffiths, Compper, Clamac, Musonda Be interesting to see if BR is backed by the board now as I'm sure he'll want to overhaul the squad in the summer and get shot of the ones he doesn't think is up to standard. But knowing the board it'll be the usual biscuit tin approach until our European fate is decided. They'll be question marks over Gordon, De Vries, Jozo, Boyata, Lustig, Gamboa, Armstrong, Rigid, Dembele, Edouard, Roberts at the end of the season.

4.) 23 Feb 2018 12:52:27
Lustig needs rested and Ralston developed giving us the best of both a rejuvenated lustig and game experience for his natural replacement with both fighting for/ backing up the right back position. is musonda mature/ good enough to run the midfield. kouassi and ntcham cost a combined 7 mill aprox . both are ok. But 1 quality player instead of two ok with potential would've been better? . bain who went to loan at hibs and never played. harsh until we see him in goals for us l know . but we've known we needed a new keeper since before br arrived and still not been addressed.

5.) 23 Feb 2018 18:01:58
I'd like is to buy Bain as our number 2 and get shot of both Gordon and De Vries and get another keeper too and try loan out Hazard. I hope there has been a lot of cash out by for a spending spree as the squad clearly needs investing in. If all of the mentioned above was sold on that would generate around 30 odd million. Add VVD cash and CL cash and there plenty there to overhaul the squad. There's a few that don't want to be here, a few not good enough to be here and a few that are injured far too often. With that cash surely we can afford a new GK, CB, RB, CM and ST. If the board aren't willing to back BR then why should he stay?



04 Feb 2018 01:44:44
Ok the two injuries didn't help and the pitch wasn't great but hey its alright as long as Rangers get beat. well it's not ok our style of play is so predictable average teams like Killie (no disrespect) make us look bang average and Brendan can't change it. Still insist we missed a trick not getting Moult from Motherwell because when we need to go long there's nobody suited for that.

Should have sold Dembele in the window his heads elsewhere (French world cup squad) . It's not good enough just to win the league it's how we do it that concerns me. Like the look of Hendry and big Ajer was doing well. I think Helen Flannagan should be getting the suitcases packed because I'm not sure sinky will be there next year. And we still need a number 1 GK in the summer.


1.) 04 Feb 2018 06:45:30
If dembele has his head on the world cup squad then he would need to get his finger out.

2.) 04 Feb 2018 10:03:59
To be fair to Dembele he received no service whatsoever. A day when everything that could go, did go wrong. It could easily have been a bigger beating. They missed a couple of great chances.

I wonder if Gordon will revert to eddy and Moussa again? With Charly taking Forrest’s place?

That’s how I would go.

3.) 04 Feb 2018 11:58:54
As I have said all season, this slow build up from the back is so frustrating. all we do with passing the ball about the back is give teams time to get 11 men behind the ball and get organised.
Honestly think we are far too predictable in our play and never mix it up, yesterday Forrest only player willing to take players on and try and create something.
What has happened to Sinclair? he has lost it this season altogether.
Some players really need a kick up the arse.

4.) 04 Feb 2018 23:22:55
Dembele and Edouard are both 6 foot or above so explain how there was no one to go long to? They barely touched the ball because the service was shocking.



04 Jan 2018 15:35:37
Are the days of us buying a proven player that goes straight in the team over? This policy of buy now play 2 years later is scunnering me. It's like me buying the weans Christmas presents and giving them 2 years later. Surely if there not good enough at 20/ 21 years of age they never will be. I don't buy into this project nonsense. If you owned a builders business would you start a joiner in the hope that in a couple of years time he might be able to hing a door? With that poser my fellow timalloys I rest my case ☘.


1.) 04 Jan 2018 16:16:33
Naw but they do start an apprentice with the hope that he will turn out to be a top notch joiner when he serves his time. That being said he learns from a proven tradesman and I get your point and agree we need to buy the finished article also.

2.) 04 Jan 2018 16:25:00
Most of our players over the last few years have been brought in as first team players I'd say. The young ones that don't break through immediately we give a bit of leeway. The older ones that can't cut it are rightly labeled wasted dough! I don't mind a few low cost under 20's its the experienced squad players I struggle to see the point in. Are they better than the current player in that position? If the answer is maybe or could be then we need to start moving past them unless we are desperately short and our youth can't fill the gap for the odd game.

3.) 04 Jan 2018 17:33:43
Well said Patdabhoy. I don't understand it either. Fine if it's a lad like the lad (17) from Oz. But we spent good money on players that have struggled big time like Benyu, Kouassi 3 million, gambo and till recently Johnny Hayes. It seems as if they go with the policy of if we get one good one from every 10 then great so they can sell on. We need to try bring in some quality for their areas that need it ASAP.

4.) 04 Jan 2018 18:07:14
If ‘they’re ’ not good enough by 20/ 21 they never will be? that’s a cracker Everybody learns and matures at different stages in life but to be past it at 21 I’m reevaluating my life lol! Sure we would like to see big signings here and there, recently we’ve signed Sinclair and Dembele. I like signing young talent, Especially Scottish players.

5.) 04 Jan 2018 18:17:02
Celtic really need to be buying players for the first team. We have a couple of players that have come to the end of their time with Celtic and need a move. I would put the following players up for sale. Jozo, Boyata, Henderson, Gamboa, McCart, Sviatchenko, Armstrong, Bitton, McGregor. All surplus to requirements in my opinion.

6.) 04 Jan 2018 18:25:54
What about players like Sinclair, ntcham, dembele? And players that we have brought in young and have turned out well like rogic, no point in bringing in a player for 5 million who's 29 to play a few years and be past it.

7.) 04 Jan 2018 20:59:53
First team clearly needs investment, whilst also planning for the future.

Early in the window, not going to get raging with the lack of first team signings until the end of the month, ha ha.

8.) 04 Jan 2018 22:57:05
The age isn't really the issue it is the ability. Would rather sign youngsters ready for the first team. VVD, Wanyama, Forster, Dembele all good enough for the first team when signed in recent years and cost us less than £5m and made us a fortune and we haven't sold Moussa yet. There are wise investments out there I'd rather we done this than pay over the odds for pish like Pukki, Bangura and Balde that wasn't rated highly at all in any point of their career.

9.) 04 Jan 2018 23:38:13
I would have thought Compper would be ripe and ready for SPL football. The fact he has played so few games this season should mean that once we get him up and running he will be able to play all the games we need him .

10.) 07 Jan 2018 17:30:39
Patdabhoy explains fully what is wrong with too many Celtic fans, they act and behave like little children . Like children our fans believe in Santa Claus, they expect every player to be perfect in every way, win every header, find a colleague with every touch score four or five goals every game and of course don't concede any .
That's exactly what Patdabhoy expects and wants, patience of a wean, wants everything immediately and throws a hissy fit if they have to wait .
It's hard enough for poor LG with his 7? Children, poor Brendan has thousands to please .



30 Dec 2017 16:41:56
Brendan Rodgers isn't fallible and Imo he got it all wrong today. Dembeles head is elsewhere and should never have played (take the money now) Gordon is a great shot stopper but if you want to play out from the back then Gordon and Boyata are bombs cares.

How Ntcham never started is startling and young Ralston can't come back quick enough because mikael is struggling. The sooner we stop slagging the glib and that mob the better. Although still a bit away they're getting better. Hand on your heart bhoys are we? . Positives . Build our defence round Ajer and KT. Happy new year bhoys ☘.


1.) 30 Dec 2017 17:29:08
Patdabhoy r u joking “they are getting better” have a word with yourself. The quality of both teams was terrible but this is us playing way below standard/ ability and them playing their hearts out. How many they won in a row again? Beat from St. John’s and killie! They matched us for effort and fitness but we were poor with decision making and looked tired as we have done for weeks. Get a few in next month, move a few in and get some fresh competition for places. Treble is on and if we get that then it’s another great season.

2.) 30 Dec 2017 18:30:43
He’s bang on with his assessment of the game tho.

3.) 30 Dec 2017 19:35:46
br got it so wrong . Ncham should have seen on beyond the blue eyed sinclair . forrest should have been subbed after 30 . We miss rogic.

4.) 30 Dec 2017 20:33:49
Patdabhoy u r bang on. Dembele had no interest today. He has sights elsewhere big time. Gordon made some great saves and is a good shot stopper but shocking with them ball at his feet. They killed us in midfield except from brown and when ntcham came on. Two of the worst misses l have ever seen from sinclair. A lot of players found wanting today. And Dembele for me was shocking and looked likes a player who had no interest. Look at these end of their game he had is watch and bracelet on! We made them look good and their sub go man of the match! Rogers got midfielder wrong and not statying ntcham l have no idea what he was thinking. We got away with it today. Brown, kt, ajer and ntcham did well. Recruitment needed big time.

5.) 31 Dec 2017 10:48:00
We were running on empty today especially second half, 38 games plus internationals in the first half of the season has clearly taken its toll, Aberdeen and Hibs both drew as well so it’s as you were at the top of the table, no excuses we were not at it today but we didn’t lose and we now get a much needed break and hopefully a couple of good signings and we’ll be back on form come January 24th v Brechin City in the Scottish Cup, listen 2017 has been a great year watching our club, a wee blip and the bedwetters are out in force 😉🔫, let’s get behind the team and more good times to come 🍀 HH .
Drewzybhoy .

6.) 31 Dec 2017 11:53:45
Yes the assessment of the game is correct but to be honest I could of wrote that before the game. What we have said about Gordon and Boyata for weeks if not all season. Obviously it’s the best we have at the moment or Rodgers would change it.

{Ed007's Note - What exactly did Boyata do wrong yesterday to warrant being singled out for criticism?}

7.) 31 Dec 2017 13:40:50
Both CBS had good game yesterday.

{Ed007's Note - I thought so too, Kev.}

8.) 31 Dec 2017 16:41:01
Boyata, apart from his mandatory four or five heart stopping short passes, played well. Sadly, most of his team mates failed to trap.

Not that it mattered, it was only a derby against out fiercest rivals.

Forrest, Lustig, McGreggor, Sinclair, Armstrong, Dembelle, AWOL.

9.) 31 Dec 2017 20:07:00
It’s not what Boyata did wrong it’s the fact he slows the pace down and can’t pick a pass or at times completed a pass. That’s down to his ability of a ball playing centre half. But like I said earlier he is going to play because of other players issues.

10.) 01 Jan 2018 01:54:24
Sinclair has that in his bag when he's off it. Remember similar misses against the dons in cup final. i think we need at least 5 starters signed this window and next and get griff in crom start.

11.) 01 Jan 2018 10:21:50
Absolutely Drew. Player's have played a full league season in the space of 4-5 months. Yesterday was the highlight of Sevco's season. a draw at Celtic Park! We dominated them in the first half and they could only try and contain us. 2nd half they won, but I'm not upset about it. Put it into perspective. There will be a revolving door in January, the squad will be refreshed and we'll be ready to go again. We're top of the league, in Europe and the treble is still on. Happy New Year, y'all!



26 Dec 2017 23:34:24
I have a feeling Saturday or maybe today might be Dembeles last game. I agree with big Sutton the vibes suggest both parties would be willing to do business. Personally I think we should take the cash as long as the majority is really invested in the squad not to mention the benefits of these millions would have if invested in our youth development. But surely Dembele is better than Brighton a team in free fall and heading to the championship at a rate of knots.


1.) 27 Dec 2017 07:49:33
Agree with that. It we could get 20-25 million I'd be happy enough as long as we re-invest at least half. What a difference if we spent 4-5 million on a few players. Would want a new striker in asap so he's ready to go for the 42 CL qualifiers. Agree Brighton would be a poor move, Everton/ West Ham would be better moves.

2.) 27 Dec 2017 11:11:11
If the rumour is true that his agent was at the Brighton game, it lends credence to the claim that they are interested, not that they have bid.

Rogers sounded as if he was reiteritating we are a selling club if the money is right. I fail to see how £18m in the English market fits that criteria.

We talk about not being ripped off but if we accept this type of fee, then it's all bullshit from the board.

I don't give a flying feck what you could be earning. If we don't get a fair price we sell when it suits us, he has been poor this year, is this the best time to sell? Naw it's no.

I just don't think our board can refuse a big cheque. They can avoid signing big checks for us to buy quality, but taking them they're a pushover.

{Ed007's Note - I am told that regardless of what Celtic have said, Brighton have spoken with Celtic regarding Dembele and have told Celtic what they would be willing to pay - I don't know the figure. They had initially been approached by a representative of Dembele but were surprised to find out he was unlicensed.....

3.) 27 Dec 2017 11:33:19
It's clear our initial hopes of the story being a fabrication was wrong. If they have enquired then they are interested. I doubt with us or them would have disclosed any fee to the press though.

If they accept £18m they can go feck themselves. I don't care what we got him for. If he was moving from Brughton to Everton then Brighton would laugh their arse off at £18m.

We should do the same.

{Ed007's Note - The story was still a complete fabrication though, MP and that's why SLY removed the story from their website and the reporter removed his Tweet. Remember the story was that Celtic had accepted an £18 million bid from Brighton -
which wasn't true.}

4.) 27 Dec 2017 12:42:45
They repeated it yesterday. I have no doubt they make up stories, but they seemingly got the club right, so, that was either a lucky guess, or the reporter was tipped off there might at least be interest from them.

We have people guessing who we will get all the time. Rarely do we get it right.

I only hope is we don't sell for the price being banded about. I know that's shit., hopefully.

5.) 27 Dec 2017 12:47:43
Punt him. Totally agree we should get best deal as possible but let’s get real if it is £18m that’s a great deal tho I’m hearing it’s £24m. Point for me is we can’t stand still players come and go and he’s one we know was always going to go. Reinvest and carry on Celtic 1st Celtic last Celtic overall.

6.) 27 Dec 2017 13:45:35
Welsbhoy I wonder if a move to Brighton would be a last ditch effort to get into the France WC squad by banging in a few in the EPL but I can’t see him getting there no matter who he plays for between now and the summer.

7.) 27 Dec 2017 14:48:04
Agreed Pat. Business is business at the end of the day and as long as the money is right I think we should take it. Players don't have the same commitment to clubs as the fans do and even though Moussa has not been publicly saying he wants to go I'm sure he'd love to treble or quadruple his salary if the opportunity arises.
Where he goes (if he goes) is neither here nor there to us. If he goes to Brighton or Barcelona for the same £x fee then so what? HH.

8.) 27 Dec 2017 15:29:40
It's claimed that there are replacements ready for those who leave if nessassery which means to me that if the right deal for all parties is put in place then the deals will happen as aposed to saying not for sale going nowhere which was there stance last year it definitely sounds like he's away.

9.) 27 Dec 2017 17:23:35
MP you are having a go at people for something that's either not true and hasn't happened.
Shud I have a go at you for marrying Taylor Swift cos u stole my bird lol.

10.) 27 Dec 2017 21:24:24
If he does well for us in the Europa, it would enhance his France world cup hopes.

11.) 27 Dec 2017 21:25:39
And if he does get to play in the world cup, what will his value be then?, is madness selling him just now, he could be the difference between getting past Zenith, or going out.

12.) 28 Dec 2017 10:23:51
If we do get £18m for him, how much do we expect to spend improving the team? We need a defence regardless of the Mousa situation. If we don't do that then the Zenit games will end in certain defeat.

Hopefully Rogers is as aware of that as my cat and demands funds to improve us. We achieve that and we move further ahead domestically. We improve CL quakifucation chances and hopefully not getting humiliated by the better teams.

The board cannot expect to sell all those season books and CL packages, the CL money and attempt to spend buttons to try and sustain that.

I bet they try though. I bet they try.

13.) 29 Dec 2017 00:16:06
Why are prophets of doom always predicting the departure of Dembele . Some of you were at it last December / January . Then you started it off with a vengeance last May for the summer window and bleated on about all window . Just because some of the low life media want to upset the Celtic club and fanbase, why should we swallow the bait . Do fans get a weird sense of satisfaction of predicting gloom for the team?
Is there a competition that I haven't heard of with a prize for the person who predicts the departure of our best player the most?
One thing is certain those who have been posting for a year about Dembele's departure will be right . Hopefully he will leave us probably 2018, but almost certainly before 2028 . So fair play to you all prophets of gloom, u haven't a notion when he will leave but he will leave.




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10 Feb 2018 18:44:53
Just seen the headlines in the Record regarding the passing of young Liam Miller. Utterly deplorable and if Peter Lawwell has any balls he will ban this rag and every journalist related to them from Celtic park. God rest your soul Liam. Rosary said for you tonight ☘.


1.) 10 Feb 2018 19:01:46
How what did they say pataboy?

2.) 10 Feb 2018 19:21:00
Posted a pic this morning if anyone buys this rag again they need look in the mirror . only in Scotland.

3.) 10 Feb 2018 21:34:52
Regardless of the story in the record regarding Liam miller, the fact they removed the story and apologized says it all. Totally agree, this rag and their journalist's should no longer be welcome inside the grounds of Celtic park.

4.) 10 Feb 2018 23:26:14
Im not following bhoys, yous are upset that they reported his death?

{Ed007's Note - The headline was inappropriate and of order but the article was spot on, it was a bit strange the headline got the go ahead in the first place. }

5.) 11 Feb 2018 01:11:05
Well the sun had Liam's picture on the front page, and a respectfully written piece inside, can't believe anyone or any paper would write a bad word about this story, will have to check it online.

6.) 11 Feb 2018 01:17:40
Said he sent pics to jealous friends boasting about how great his life was in America just months before he got cancer. it was online they took it down and posted a half hearted apology. scum of a paper.



17 Jan 2018 20:50:23
Good luck to Liam Henderson in the new chapter of his career. Maybe unfortunate to break into the side at a time when midfielders were rife but in all honesty he was just a bit short of being a mainstay in there. Good luck to the bhoy all the same ☘.




01 Jan 2018 18:19:02
Happy new year to all on here. Sitting here thinking to myself about 2017 as a celtic supporter and you know what I think my first game was 1972 or 73 and if I live to be 100 I doubt if I'll see a season/ year like we just had. We are all experts when we give our opinion on here myself included and being realistic it's unfair to criticise again myself included. Celtic teams evolve Celtic teams break up but one things for sure we'll be there and we'll always be there like we have for the last 130 years of unbroken history. Hail Hail ☘.




29 Dec 2017 23:49:08
Lewis Morgan looked the business tonight against Dundee United. Two cracking goals and at 300K definitely one for the future.




27 Dec 2017 21:26:29
Carrying on with the festivities here's a wee joke.
Celtic v TRIFC at parkhead and wee Billys off to game. Unawares he strays into a staunch celtic pub for a pint. Barman and the locals notice his blue scarff and surround.

Hey you says the barman we don't allow bluenoses in here, in fact we kill them but seeing it's the festive season I'll give ye a chance. Barman hands Billy a dice and says if you roll a 1 2 3 4 or 5 we do ye in. What happens if I roll a 6 asks Billy? Ye get another shot says the Barman ☘.





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22 Dec 2017 17:36:53
Kenlike I think the shock might be Armstrong staying put. Unless there's people in the know then correct me but he didn't celebrate on Wednesday like a guy that's for the offer. Wouldn't be the least surprised to see Dembele go right at the end of the window so there's no time to spend the dosh and that'll be another £20 million towards Paradise hotel.





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12 Feb 2018 13:11:15
DeVries has to start no other option back four of Lustig KT Ajer and Jozo. Jozo hasn't become a donkey overnight and there's no way you can throw young Hendry in with Ajer. Far too inexperienced. Brown Ntcham and Forrest are stick ons. Sinclair on the left but he must turn up on Thursday. Not suggesting the lads not trying but there's others coming back from injury to take his place. Hopefully SS turns it on. I would have McGregor in front of the midfield for his work rate alone.

Games probably too soon for Stuart Armstrong and maybe not suited either for Musondas flashy tricks. Moussa or Edourd. probably just Moussa. Remember lads there will be a decent bench for back up and I think I read somewhere that a draw home or away earns enough points for us to be seeded at some stage in the qualifying rounds. Praying for a home no goals against win but a nil nil wouldn't be a disaster bhoys. Just my humble opinion ☘.




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11 Feb 2018 01:17:40
Said he sent pics to jealous friends boasting about how great his life was in America just months before he got cancer. it was online they took it down and posted a half hearted apology. scum of a paper.




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09 Feb 2018 18:02:03
Broony did not get himself intentionally booked so he could face sevco. That never crossed his mind. He's whole hearted and aye a bit nuts at times but remember when he flew into that tackle at Dingwall last year I'm pretty sure he didn't have a potential two match ban in mind both against Sevco. That's the way he plays the game and I hope he never changes. Who gives a toss what Levein says anyway.




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16 Jan 2018 13:29:34
Stan. not expecting many to agree here but I would take the boy Tavernier in a heart beat. Anyway . without being over confident I think we have enough in the tank to take care of the league for a couple of seasons yet but we still need to be mindful of what teams around us are doing.

Sevcos tactics are to fill there team with loan signings in an attempt to get a shot at European football next season. It's my opinion that at some point there fortunes will change like ours did when 'the bunnet' arrived. But in all honesty I detest all this 10 in a row stuff.

If it happens great. But let's just take it a season at a time. We'll lose cups along the way and we'll lose to them along the way too. We would all love a marquee signing every transfer window but that won't happen. Every now and then we will unearth a Ntcham.

Every now and then we will dig up a Bangura that's how it goes. Let's keep the heid bhoys and see where the window takes us and discard the absolute pish that's flying around. We are heading in the right direction. I agree with formerlygreenjehdi if you think there were dark forces involved at the last referendum wait till ye see the obstacles in our way if we are going for ten.




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16 Jan 2018 13:25:19
Sad to hear that Cyrille Regis has died. A vastly underrated player and pivotal in a good WBA team of the late 70s early 80s. Etched in my memory is a game at Old Trafford when West Brom put 5 past Man Utd. Along with Brendan Baston Laurie Cunningham Vivian Anderson they tackled racism full on and beat it by class on the pitch. RIP Cyrille another icon from my era gone too soon.