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26 Mar 2021 13:06:07
Unsure whether the wife is collaborating with Pedro and Cork Paul to send me over the edge given I'm worth more dead than alive.

But she's just come in from work and reported that Keano was allegedly seen in the Dakota Hotel.

Either that or he was heard feckn shouting.


{Ed007's Note - You'll be hoping Mark Chapman's escaped..... 😉

1.) 26 Mar 2021 14:24:41
J you'll be hoping it's actually in dakota 🤣.

2.) 26 Mar 2021 14:39:09
Dakota Hotel JFP?
There's no way Terry Thomas is forking out for that unless an announcement is imminent 😄.



31 Jan 2021 18:45:43
Is Davies signed for Liverpool?


1.) 31 Jan 2021 19:10:17
Not confirmed as yet JFP but they've apparently offered 2M as well as sending their young Dutch CB, Sepp Van Den Berg, to PNE on loan for the remainder of the season.

2.) 31 Jan 2021 19:14:39
So he hadn't signed any pre contract to join us then.

3.) 31 Jan 2021 19:15:47
sore one if we do miss out.

4.) 31 Jan 2021 19:21:33
a real sore one and one to join the list of regrets this shouldn't have been allowed to happen no way.

5.) 31 Jan 2021 19:31:49
What half decent player outwith scotland is going to sign for us at present when no one knows who's running the asylum.
We are a complete basket case.

6.) 31 Jan 2021 20:16:58
Every time we try to sign a player it takes weeks. Other clubs get these things done in a matter of days. We seem to haggle over every penny and make sure every intricate details benefits the club rather than just agree a price and a wage.
We’ve had since January 1st to talk to Davies if we wanted him. We’ve know the defence needed work, but we wait till the last couple of days, take ages over it and someone comes in a steals him in a matter of hours.
I know I’m making it more simplistic than it is, but look how quickly the Sevconians get dead done. Liverpool will have him signed in a matter of hours.
We really are a sham of a club.
You can guarantee Lennon will see out the season, and I definitely wouldn’t bet against him being here next season.

{Ed007's Note - We've been talking to Davies agent for weeks and he was in no hurry to leave PNE, the pre-contract is agreed but not signed - there was also talks held with TRIFC, Newcastle and Bournemouth.
If a player chooses somewhere else that's hardly Celtic's fault.}

7.) 31 Jan 2021 20:55:24
Fair enough on this one if Davies stalled, but we always take ages to get deals done when other clubs have them done quickly.

{Ed007's Note - Honestly mate it doesn't work like that although it sometimes feels like it does. Most transfers are long drawn out affairs and things can change in the blink of an eye. Without taking a dig at you, Degsy or anyone else but the normal fan in the street has no idea what's involved and to be honest neither did I until I started doing this and learning from people like Ed001 & Ed002 - I was the exact same and just try to pass on what I've learned and found out over the years.}

8.) 31 Jan 2021 21:31:14
If PNE know he has agreed terms with us, and Liverpool offer the reported 2 million, of course they would accept, it’s two million or potentially nothing. And it can’t be celtics fault, even if we wanted to spend the 2 million, what player would reject the chance of Liverpool to stay at PNE or join us. We need to be more positive now and build for the future, loan deals make better sense, let the next manager and with any luck DOF choose the players required rather than acquiring a squad of previous choices, especially when signings have been so poor. We think we are only going for these pre contracts as it’s a nominal fee for players with a higher value, business decisions rather than footballing.



31 Jan 2021 14:16:47
"I've asked continuously for an update on this (the review) the club must provide an update. "

(John Paul Taylor)




30 Jan 2021 19:51:56
Motherwell have apparently accepted an offer from Celtic for Declan Gallagher?


1.) 30 Jan 2021 19:57:32
Oh super more rubbish to add to the stockpile.

2.) 30 Jan 2021 19:59:03
Is a swap deal for Lennon?

3.) 30 Jan 2021 20:37:28
shocking if we have.

4.) 30 Jan 2021 20:46:36
Any news on the Preston defender yet?

5.) 30 Jan 2021 21:57:46
Kev, Davies has agreed a pre contract with Celtic. Talks are now ongoing to see if a deal can be done before the window closes. If a deal can’t be reached we will announce the pre contract deal.

6.) 30 Jan 2021 23:04:39
A definite drop in standard but will do a job in a team with young Welsh I feel. Bitton can't stay at the back, Duffy has to leave and I feel Ajer will leave also.

7.) 30 Jan 2021 23:46:02
This is why loans should only be allowed until the new manager comes in. We don't want to fill the squad with players that ain't good enough and won't want to move on because they won't find a better wage elsewhere. Unless it's genuine quality we are bringing in, which clearly Gallagher isn't.

8.) 31 Jan 2021 07:54:50
I don’t agree on the Declan Gallagher view. The bhoy has proven himself on the International stage and the money and wages it would take, has to be considered a good squad player. Duffy made a few mistakes, however he didn’t have a decent keeper behind him. One which could easily have saved both of those goals. When NL said at the start of the window that GK was not a position we were looking to strengthen in, I was worried about second place then and I’m getting more and more worried as the day goes on, surely we could get a keeper in on loan until we find some team crazy enough to take Barkas off our hands. Also if there is someone earmarked for the Celtic job at the end of the season, give it to Broonie and Kennedy, until then. Second place is in serious jeopardy and not only that, each and everyone of us are going to be robbed of our only escapism from this C.V. Watching Celtic was supposed to help ease the hardship of these lockdowns, we pleaded to get the football back, given the choice, I would rather get the season called now. Let the fn red arrows fly over and the rubbish of 55 start. I’d much rather that, than endure this for another few months and then listen to that rubbish then. Things are not going to improve unless something is done and it is breaking my heart and sickening me more and more each day. HH 💚🍀.

9.) 31 Jan 2021 10:26:42
Gallagher is dugmeat. Proven at international level haha he has had 1 decent game for Scotland embarrassing signing if it happens.

10.) 31 Jan 2021 11:00:28
I’d take Declan Gallagher, if only as a squad player. But I’d say he’s probably better then what we have at the moment with injuries, want aways and loans. Not just a new team next season, possibly a new squad 🤷🏼‍♂️.

11.) 31 Jan 2021 15:44:48
Dc, the boy is a player, can read the game and if you can’t see that, I’m sorry bud. He’s actually had a couple of good games and that’s playing beside players, he’s never played with before. HH.

12.) 31 Jan 2021 16:26:04
Bbb209 are you serious Duffy made mistakes because the goalkeepers weren’t good enough.

13.) 02 Feb 2021 07:02:39
Hi Ok, I meant we are punished even more, than if there was a better keeper. Not defending Duffy one bit. Right from the start if every game, he goes through players trying to win a ball he has no chance of getting to and gives away needless free kicks. Some if his antics in the box are wild, throwing himself about like a keeper. So the answer to your question is no. Merely that it is highlighted even more by our lack of a good keeper. I also don’t entertain the fact that JK is a good coach either, as our defence is absolutely shocking, so good knows what he is teaching them.



26 Jan 2021 21:20:49
Dr Jo Venglos dead at 84. RIP.


1.) 26 Jan 2021 21:29:07
Rip Dr Jo Venglos, the man who brought us Lubo 😔💚💚🍀🍀.

2.) 26 Jan 2021 21:29:15
What a shame I remember when he came in no one knew about him brought in Lubo and the king sadly missed rest in peace friend.

3.) 26 Jan 2021 21:38:57
RIP Dr. Jo, a coach who was ahead of his time in terms of diet, fitness and the type of lifestyle he expected his players to commit to in order to perform at their best on the pitch.

Coached in leagues all around the world as well as at International level and was rightly highly respected.

4.) 26 Jan 2021 21:51:21
RIP Dr. Jo Venglos.
Hopefully a minute silence tomorrow night for both Dr. Jo and Shuggy.
May they both Rest In Peace.

5.) 26 Jan 2021 23:12:38
RIP Dr Joe
Very Sad.

6.) 27 Jan 2021 01:08:27
Apparantly he was way ahead of his time . But that's Scotland. Rip jo.

7.) 27 Jan 2021 01:57:07
rip dr jo.

8.) 27 Jan 2021 09:07:12
tony2bhoy Wim Jansen brought the king to Celtic.

9.) 27 Jan 2021 14:39:23
He signed Mjallby and Moravcik.

10.) 27 Jan 2021 20:46:42
Dr Jo also signed Mark Viduka for Celtic .




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10 Jun 2021 21:19:12
When Big Ange was interviewed Lawell asked him where he came fae.

Am Athenian he said.

Great said Peter.

Start on Monday! ☘️.


1.) 10 Jun 2021 22:30:45



18 Apr 2021 11:26:47
It should be do or die today.

We have better players and if we turn up we should secure the victory.

A lot of it comes down who wants it the most and the two men in the respective dugouts. A chance for us to see what Kennedy has in his arsenal.

Don't go toe to toe keep the high balls low and beat them playing football.

If that fails and we lose we should be coming back from Ibrox with a barra load of red cards.


1.) 18 Apr 2021 12:06:09
Agreed JFP, whoever crosses the white line today wearing the Hoops should leave everything on the park.

This is ALL or NOTHING.

2.) 18 Apr 2021 12:28:26
I agree JFP. In the last couple of Glasgow Derbies, on the whole, I think we've shown we're the better 'footballing side', if you will. And I too, still believe we have the better players. However they, and their manager, have a doggedness. An ability to grind out a result, take their chances and not shoot themselves in the foot. You touch on Kennedy. I think this is a big game for him. My head already says no to him full time, my heart says "he's unbeaten and won't show what he can do until he gets the chance". He needs to show the tactical nous today.

3.) 18 Apr 2021 12:40:53
JK - in terms of today's game, yes. Show us something against this lot, but it should mean nothing more than that.

Winning the SC as interim manager of Celtic should look good on his CV as he seeks to establish a career in coaching elsewhere.

4.) 18 Apr 2021 13:06:38
Our fortunes today will likely be determined by how well we defend set pieces as that is where they have been scoring their goals against us.

Defend well and we win.

5.) 18 Apr 2021 13:44:54
Call me optimistic or delusional maybe but I have a feeling all the rangers negatives are going to come today. 1st home defeat 1st red card and first penalty conceded. Passions will be high and the ox will see red. COYBIG HH 🍀.



03 Apr 2021 10:40:58
If appointed Howe will only be the third English manager in our history. We have had four Irish managers. We've now had 19 managers in total. Lennon and McNeil were the only managers to manage us twice. The next manager will be our 20th. When I saw Celtic play for the first time we were only on our 4th manager and for many on here it would have been out 3rd. It shows the extent of Celtics history we've lived which is quite amazing.

Anyway have a nice Holy Saturday lads.


1.) 03 Apr 2021 11:15:16
I’ve just noticed your question, if Joe Jordan was in charge for one game.
Joe Jordan did take over from Liam Brady but only for ONE DAY.
Joe felt that also stepping down was the right thing to do.
Frank Connor took over for a few games until Lou Macari was appointed.

2.) 03 Apr 2021 11:17:56
Hope he's better than the 2 previous English managers J.

3.) 03 Apr 2021 11:37:20

I forgot about Joe Jordan and big Frank Connor who was caretaker and an Airdrie man.

Where are you reading Carmylebohoys question Buzz?

4.) 03 Apr 2021 11:29:32

That’s what I was thinking.

Mowbray single handedly dismantled a team and his donkey purchase ratio was phenomenal. Barnes was a disaster who went further down in my estimations after his recent comments.

I think we played some of the best football I’ve watched over the years under Tommy Burns and Liam Brady.

5.) 03 Apr 2021 12:25:11
Can't disagree especially under TB god bless him.

6.) 03 Apr 2021 12:33:27
I was looking for Ed001 comments on Howe.
I found it on page 8 and that’s when I noticed Carmylebhoy’s question. 😂.



02 Apr 2021 21:10:16
I'm away to my Peter.

Here's a challenge for my awakening God willing.

Pray tell why should I be clicking ma heals delighted at Eddie Howe's appointment?

Goodnight and God Bless.


1.) 02 Apr 2021 22:08:47
Nothing's confirmed JFP. Keano still has a shout from what I can see, HH.

2.) 03 Apr 2021 03:24:10
Prison does that too you JFP. Too much time in yer peeter. Not heard that one for a while click your heals Dorothy there's no place like home. HH.

3.) 03 Apr 2021 08:33:07
Like Dorothy from the Wizard Of Oz clicking her heels it's all fantasy.
You can click your heels or bury your head in your hands once the appointment is made but that's far from certain at the moment despite the rumours.



02 Apr 2021 18:46:57
Eddie Howe managed Bournemouth then somebody else south of Hadrian's wall that starts with a B then eh aye Bournemouth again.

Aye and he played for eh aye that's right Bournemouth. Has anybody ever been in Bournemouth? It's the most boring blue rinse Tory backwater I've ever had the misfortune to work in or visit.

Why am I no excited.

He's got five pluses for me:

(1) He might be a fantastic as yet undiscovered manager destined for the top who is only currently on the bru because nobody in Engerland loves or appreciates him.

(2) He's cheap.

(3) He's availabie.

(4) He's no Roy Keane and

(5) He's no Roy Keane.

I take it Peter Lawell isnae away then?

That's all I have to say about that.


1.) 02 Apr 2021 19:10:13
And breath jfp. . 😂😂😂.

2.) 02 Apr 2021 19:59:22
Give it a break JFP

If we hired Pep you would complain, Howe won the LMA manager of they year in England, had a 46% win rate win Bournemouth, He was a contender for the Arsenal, Chelsea and England job at the age of 40.

He probably stayed at the club 1 year to long just as I personally think WGS did with us.

If Howe is allowed his own people and is allowed to run things his way he will do a fantastic job.

My only concern will be what happens when he leaves for a big job in the EPL in 2 or 3 years, will he take the whole backroom staff including the DOF if he has a say in who that will be just like Rodgers tried to do?
I personally think that the DOF will be the most important hire this off season as it should be the DOF that runs the whole footballing side of the operation.
It should be the DOF who is still here once Howe leaves and gets to choose the next HC which should be a seamless transition when he is brought in.

3.) 02 Apr 2021 20:23:20


Thanks very much for that.

Bollocks though I’m no the moaner stick with the programme.

God Bless. ☘️.

4.) 02 Apr 2021 20:26:23
The negativity does ma box in, wouldn't matter who we appointed there would be moans on here, howe is a good young coach he's intelligent and handles the press a bit like Rodgers. a hope it happens.

5.) 02 Apr 2021 20:47:32

You’re the most depressing guy on this forum and now negativity does your feckn box in?

6.) 02 Apr 2021 22:12:18
Aye right have a look at my posts J more positive than your constant moans.




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28 May 2021 20:09:46
Lads I asked on podcast weeks ago if their was a bigger problem at Celtic Park and called out Dermot Desmond our absentee landlord who to date has been silent. I haven’t renewed season ticket but it was a formality as was ma laddies but for the first time in half a decade I’m asking myself should I? Here’s the craic. Last year you paid £600 and didn’t watch a game. This year can we have £600 again please but we don’t know who the manager is or if you’ll be allowed into the stadium but give us your money anyway. Now it’s the manager deal is belly up but deadline date for paying is 25.06.21. Oh and here’s a £50 voucher which we hope makes up for a c**t of a season when we were found sleeping at the wheel. (Please note expiry date) . Come on to feck Celtic or I may decide Mary’s Meals and Albion Rovers are more deserving of my hard earned cash.




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20 May 2021 18:15:35
Did anybody see Alex Ferguson speaking about Rangers Directors asking him about his wife’s religion when he signed. He was very genuine and said he let himself and his wife down and quote ‘should have told them to f**k off’.




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19 May 2021 20:00:24
He’s the bit of dig in the middle of the park we badly need Pedro.




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11 May 2021 19:46:32

BigBubs summed it up above.

He’s a fud.

The last feckwit Celtic need.




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05 May 2021 20:00:13
Roy Keane a masterstoke.

Deary me just when I thought the season couldn’t get any worse.

There is some view fae this roof.





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11 Jun 2021 20:19:09
Pedro must be our age!




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11 Jun 2021 20:18:03
If the best Celtic midfielder I’ve seen in my lifetime says he’s good enough he’s good enough. ☘️.




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11 Jun 2021 19:07:58
Could the Green Brigade perchance be on the case with a song?

Suggestion - Rolling Stones - Angie would reverberate around Celtic Park rather nicely. ☘️.




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10 Jun 2021 19:25:37
Antlanta Bhoy





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10 Jun 2021 18:58:51

Me thinketh similarly my friend.