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Favourite player: Danny McGrain

Best team moment: 1988 Scottish Cup Final.


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10 Jul 2016 00:18:19
Bradley Dack from Gillingham is that someone who we are going for. Never really heard of him.


1.) 10 Jul 2016 10:35:47
No another no 10 got enough of them.

2.) 10 Jul 2016 11:51:45
I may be wrong, but can he not play on the wing as well?

3.) 10 Jul 2016 12:22:49
Doesn't matter where he plays this would be an awful signing.

4.) 10 Jul 2016 15:16:59
Fair enough Jim I know nothing about him at all, but a lot of folk have been waxing lyrical saying he's dynamite and is the next best thing since Deli Alli.

5.) 10 Jul 2016 17:34:00
Can't say I know a great deal either really bud apart from him popping up on the football league show and goals on sunday etc. He can't be better than what we've got. McGregor had a season just as good as his down in League One. We've all being banging on about quantity over quality, making signings that will take us to CL level and we're supposedly chasing players from Gillingham. I refuse to believe it.



07 Jul 2015 16:25:37
Rumours spreading that we have won the race to sign Martin Odegaard on loan from Real Madrid. If this does transpire I can only think it will be good for Celtic. My reasoning is that if he is as good as Real think he is and we give him game time where he returns to Real a mature and improved player then the posibilities of tapping in to Real for other players in the future improves. Let's hope we do get him and he is successful with us.


1.) 07 Jul 2015 17:38:05
I have no doubts he'll bring some excitement for us fans. The kid has tekkers. But I just feel somewhat underwhelmed given he's one of the hottest talents on the planet. Because we'll not be keeping him. And unless he plays a big part in carrying us into and through the CL groups do Celtic really benefit? Can only pray he falls in love with the place, gets himself a Scottish lass or something and runs down his contract with Los Blancos and signs for us! But aye, even if just for a season it'll be great to watch a player of his skill and guile in the Hoops.

Seems strange that the report says despite, as thought, Real wanted to loan him in Spain, that it is the player who has convinced Real to loan him to Celtic.

2.) 07 Jul 2015 18:25:21
Obviously there is a lot of hype around him but I can't say I've seen a lot of him, but if he comes who would drop out of the side . I'm presuming he's a no 10, so that would mean less game time for commons , gms or Armstrong dependant on Ronnies formation . As he won't be our player , what will we gain out of the deal unless he is a top drawer player . Obvious Ronny knows him well and has been after him at various times but he must offer something completely different from what we already have .

3.) 07 Jul 2015 21:50:17
Was reading Jack Harper might not be renewing his contract with Real, I don't know anything about the lad does anyone know if he's a player worth trying to get in.

4.) 07 Jul 2015 21:59:56
Martin Odegaard: this guy has a clause in his contract to say he must play & train in the first team @ Real.
He looks a real talent, however, who do we drop to fit him in?
will there be a min number of games we must play him?

5.) 08 Jul 2015 07:42:00
Stan, can't say i've seen him bud but have read rave reviews about him and admit it has crossed my mind that one day he might be worth a look! No idea if he's a 'tic fan fan and it may be a bit naive but if there's a young player who has spent time wih Real, and could be available for just compenation etc. then he's at least worth a trial in my opinion.

6.) 08 Jul 2015 07:57:47
I agree cprs if he comes one of our players won't get a chance can't stop thinking it won't be good for moral



05 Jul 2015 20:12:59
Apparently we have had a million pound bid rejected for McGeady. Disappointed if this is true. He has had his time with Celtic and both he and the club have moved on. No thanks.


1.) 06 Jul 2015 12:25:31
Absolute rubbish why are people posting this. The last thing we need is a winger.We just bought Mckay Steven as far as my opinion on Mcgeady wouldn't even give Greek Euros for a winger that can't cross his legs nevermind a ball

2.) 06 Jul 2015 18:07:16
Have to say I was hoping for an attacking wide man, ideally a goalscoring wing forward. I think Johansen, Commons, Armstrong and Rogic are more suited down the middle. That only really leaves us with GMS, Forrest and Stokes. The latter two I think we need to be looking for better and Boerrigter looks done. I'm all up for a playing style where the front four might not have strict positions but fill in the gaps (just search clairefontaine in the page search I remember Ed giving a good lecture). Perhaps that's what we'll go but I would still like to see a more naturally suited wide man.



30 Jun 2015 09:10:03
Apparently we have had 900k bid for Nadir Ciftci knocked back by Dundee Utd. I don't know if this is the sort of player we need. There is no doubt he can score goals but his temperament and the baggage he brings does not sit well with me.


1.) 30 Jun 2015 10:10:21
I'm not sure either mate.

The players i'd like us to go for and who we do go for are two different things these days. Granted we've found some rough diamonds.

That said and only commenting on the player in our sights, I quite rate him. He's the striker in Scotland i'd prefer the most. If that counts for anything. He's the perfect 'type' to play that lone striker. Can run and shield the ball and really work a defense by himself. Got that bit muscle and poacher instinct in the box too. Plus I think the three behind him would really benefit from his game play.

Costing us by doing something stupid is a big worry, and whether he can make the step up to CL level remains to be seen. So those two factors just put a bit doubt in my mind.

2.) 30 Jun 2015 10:57:51
There is no doubt Ciftci can play a bit , but his temperament and attitude are not what I want to see in a Celtic player , he would do well enough in domestic football , but I'm not so sure at European level , I'd much prefer us to persue the bid for Jelle Vossen , we are fast becoming Dundee Utd lol .

3.) 30 Jun 2015 11:12:22
I'm not over the moon about this either! I was really hoping for us to sign someone better!

4.) 30 Jun 2015 11:40:49
Thought we were only gone sign players that only make us better??

5.) 30 Jun 2015 15:12:58
No what big Pete meant was the cheap option and if he makes us better that's a bonus. I just wish we would go and sign a proven striker.

6.) 30 Jun 2015 17:36:40
Would not like this boys from Dundee utd but mabye it's better the devil you know considering the shocking strikers we have bought in over the last few seasons, is there not a young striker in the development squad wee could bleed through behind griffiths

7.) 30 Jun 2015 18:53:59
Guys give the guy a break, we have had the likes of Pukki/Balde etc and all the talk when we signed them was they look good. If Cifti was coming from Europe we would all be on youtube saying this guy got something about him. because he from Utd its this guy not good enough. Well LG has stepped up and so could Cifti. I also think Scepovic could step up this season also if given the chance.There has been many many old frim players down the years who struggled their 1st year.

8.) 30 Jun 2015 20:24:30
Anyone else getting a sense of deja vu,the way some people are talking about Cifci is very similar to the way they were talking about Griffiths last year.

9.) 30 Jun 2015 20:40:44
I agree with you lawman
Looks like we are trying to go for the safe option but in RD I trust

10.) 30 Jun 2015 22:26:17
Hi Rayman, A usually agree with you more often than not but not this time Bud!

Cifti is up in three weeks for this biting charge and although a don't have a crystal ball he is going to get a 5 or a 6 game ban IMO A mean BITING FFS! a don't know about you but as was repulsed at the Suarez incident and we don't need the grief!

So disappointed in this even approach in so many fronts if am honest must have a better option than him surely even WITH how poor our record up front is :-(

11.) 01 Jul 2015 00:20:44
@Jamie I not saying he anything special but we tend to go on about players because they from Europe. I know he Turkish but he getting it because he playing here. Mate the biting thing I have never seen simply because I had no interest in it. But surely he innocent to proven otherwise. Incidently I would take Suarez in a minute lol.

12.) 01 Jul 2015 14:56:40
Hi Rayman mate, He did it mate (bite) the Dundee's players Mrs was mad about it in the papers because he gave him a better "lovebite" (pmsl) than she ever could (y)



28 Jun 2015 17:33:40
Looks like Balde is signing for Metz to on a two year deal. Shame it never worked out. The clear out is gathering pace.


1.) 28 Jun 2015 18:52:07
Anybody heard a fee? Doesn't look like we'll be getting much in anyway but am just wondering.

2.) 28 Jun 2015 19:03:59
I think his contract was terminated.

{Ed007's Note - 'Mutually' terminated = paid off and hunted.}

3.) 28 Jun 2015 20:32:42
I just read saying McGeough is a possibility when he's just extended his contract? Any news on Fridjonsson Ed? And anyone in for Boerrigter?

{Ed007's Note - Fridjonsson will be going out on loan, probably back to Brondby, or permanently, nothing's been decided but he won't be here next season. I've not heard of any interest in Boerrigter, I think that unless he is freed he'll need to prove his fitness before anyone would consider signing him.}

4.) 29 Jun 2015 00:37:54
2m wasted rather than paying a bit more for better quality! And that's the loss for just him we coulda bought somebody like a franchise signing with this all this wasted money! But it's constant cheapness and in the long run is bad business with our attempts to sign a striker!

5.) 29 Jun 2015 09:35:37
What you wanted to bring in McDonald's or KFC. I've always found the food court at the ground to be top notch. πŸ™ŠπŸ™Š




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20 May 2018 10:28:35
Well that's it for another season. We've had a lot of highs (domestic) and a few lows (Europe) but all in all it was a season that we will never forget. When players matured and grew and our captain who just seemed to get better and better with each game.

Now on to next season and the rumours of players we are looking at. (I love it) A few extra additions who can fit straight into the team and maybe a gem or two. Domestically another treble? why not but it's in Europe I want to see the progression. The future is bright the future is green and white.

Hail hail.




18 Apr 2018 18:54:14
Joey Barton that player who came up to Scotland and had a very successful time (his own words) and ended up banned from playing after a betting scandal has just been appointed Fleetwood town manager.
I'm sure the bookies will be providing short odds for him walking away from the club under a cloud in the coming weeks.


1.) 18 Apr 2018 19:24:52
Hope he does not have a bet on Fleetwood winning promotion!

2.) 18 Apr 2018 20:09:01
Us this the joey Barton that broony schooled in the 5-1 game.

3.) 18 Apr 2018 21:27:33
I have to say if Barton is given Β£1.5m to Β£2.m and buy the whole first team players from Rangers 2012 . That would leave Walter or whoever they get next a clean dressing room to fill with proper Rangers players.

4.) 19 Apr 2018 00:24:25
Johnny he'll probably have a bet on them not winning promotion, then he can take his winnings on gardening leave.



18 Apr 2018 16:18:28
A team of sound experts at Hampden found that when the players walked onto the park 109 decibels was registered. This grew to 115 decibels at each goal. The ambient level was 98 decibels in the first half and 96db for the second half. Comparing this to the English premier league which old Trafford topped with only 84db at the start of a match.

The consultant added that the passion of the fans was incredible and the fact that the noise level didn't drop throughout the whole game. Imagine what the sound would have been like if it wasn't just the Celtic fans creating the atmosphere πŸ˜‰πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ€.


1.) 18 Apr 2018 18:56:13
Send them to mine to to measure the after effect of our curry night saturday, am sure the trumpet arse wife could beat that. you know where am coming for guys.

The duvet was on the ceiling last week, and the back of my leg was artexed.

2.) 18 Apr 2018 21:18:16
I remember two instances were we made such a noise that the radio equipment couldn't cope. Not sure of the dB level though.

One of the occasions was when Cadette made his debut against Aberdeen and scored after coming on from the bench.

The other time was when we played FC Tirol at Parkhead and it was a real roller coaster of a game.

3.) 18 Apr 2018 21:40:55
The Man City game is the loudest I’ve ever heard and it’s been a while I thought I’d burst an ear drum. The game when the Huns won the league, did the huddle, guy fell from top deck and Dallas got pelted with coin is the most volatile atmosphere I’ve ever experienced at Celtic Park. It was a baw hair away from a pitch invasion and would have been had the shoe been on the other foot. ☘️.

4.) 19 Apr 2018 00:26:59
Definitely jfp. That game was the closest to a riot I've ever seen. Poisonous atmosphere.

5.) 19 Apr 2018 07:03:32
Loud? Celtic vs Leeds at Hampden. My ears were ringing all the next day in school!



12 Mar 2018
New image uploaded to the
Celtic Player Sightings page entitled, How true πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚




27 Feb 2018 18:58:37
Totally sick of this corrupt and money grabbing UEFA organisation. Champions (Celtic) of an associated country will now have to compete in 4 qualifiers before getting to the first round proper. There is something far wrong with that. It's about time other clubs caught in the same scenario join together and snub them completely cause that's what they are trying to do to us.


1.) 27 Feb 2018 19:57:31
Said this a while back the cl us only for the top 4 countries it is corrupt.

2.) 27 Feb 2018 20:25:38
As long as you can win the Champions League without being national league Champions it’ll be a farce! ☘️.

3.) 27 Feb 2018 21:08:17
I mean seriously is there really any point us playing against pish teams like TNS, Clintonville, Linfield, Tallinn or HafnarfjarΓ°ar. They're never going to knock outhe someone like us as they're minnows. It's shocking they even made us play the 3 rounds let alone another one.

4.) 27 Feb 2018 21:22:52
Aye but in round -3 you might get the mighty red imps n then your season goes sideways in the most colossal way. Its kinda like jumping through hoops for a stunner who you know is horrendous in every other way. We'll still do it til there's a better option.

5.) 27 Feb 2018 22:11:31
It's not about the football, that's comes second. its the revenue the greedy money men at the top can make from the fans travelling, spending, hotel's, etc etc. and the more games they make them play the richer they become. also drives the economy. We all agree the champions of their league should be straight into CL. criminals now wear suits and ties.

6.) 27 Feb 2018 22:33:59
It's the way it is. We would be playing friendlies otherwise. At least thus gives us additional income but we should have been better prepared for it. A home crowd of even 30,000 at Β£20 a skull and TV money means we earn money,

We can moan all we want. It us what it us and as I said at least we make money. Hopefully the board spend some this time on defenders and a keeper.

7.) 27 Feb 2018 23:01:55
I am not worried about playing the early rounds, especially if we play teams who are in their close season like ourselves . Cork City could be a danger as their season runs from February until November.




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28 Aug 2017 10:27:40
That's what I was trying to get across but you say it more eloquently Magicpole πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚.




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27 Aug 2017 21:49:40
Steven Caulker?




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27 Aug 2017 21:23:44
Why would we need a medical for a loan deal. I could understand if it was for someone we never had before but if he still has two legs and a head why bother πŸ˜‰.




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12 Jan 2017 17:57:50
What a year that was and the Scottish Cup win to top it off. We were certainly singing in the sun that day.




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23 Aug 2016 20:58:44
I'm still confident we will get through but our defence is shocking and Gordon needs to be punted 😣.





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14 Apr 2018 15:46:58
Definitely hand ball for the first but the Aberdeen player stopped playing and Motherwell took advantage. The second one I think the Motherwell player just used his strength and the Aberdeen centre back was too weak. Shocking game of football though. Route one football with the ball spending the majority of time in the air.




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16 Mar 2018 14:48:01
EW bet at 33/ 1. Bring it on 😁😁.




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03 Feb 2018 17:18:02
Above should have read also make us competitive on the European stage. Need an edit facility πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚.




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24 Jan 2018 21:30:47
Was watching the above game for a short time and give him his due with the resources he has Murty has them playing pretty decent. Then again it was only Aberdeen who were rank.




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23 Jan 2018 23:22:34
I agree Dafabet or certainly a new defensive pair.