Celtic Diary Saturday November 19: Thats Why We’re Champions

Celtic visited Kilmarnock last night, its the sort of thing you have to do when you’re a football team, and like several other visits, the players just got on with it.

Rugby Park and its awful pitch isn’t the best place to play or watch football.

With the referee grading fouls play in his own novel and refreshing way, it was even more difficult. Celtic picked up a number of bookings which were bizarre, whilst Kilmarnock, in the age old style of a team which knows it can’t compete kicked everything that moved.

Then you had that pink strip.

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I don’t care how much New Balance are paying the club. See whoever looked at this design, twiddled his pen and said

“I think we’re onto a winner here..”

 

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Its an embarrassment. No one who ever wore pink was taken seriously. That isn’t going to change any time soon either.

The black one is bad enough, but this one-I’d be surprised if anyone has actually bought it, and even more surprised if they were ever let out again on their own without adult supervision.

to the game itself, and it took a Stuart Armstrong goal a minute before the break to separate the sides, and that was about all there was worth talking about.

The pinks started with Calum MacGregor out of position at left back and Dedryck Boyata out of position at centre half, and they coped fairly well with anything that the Ayrshire side threw at them. On a difficult pitch there were more than a few stramashes, and when they got a chance to, Kilmarnock tried a few low shots on goal, but the defence didn;t seem to bothered, and Boyata, in his first game for a long time, looked a little less nervous than usual, and should be given time to adjust.

His confidence , given that he came from Manchester City where he had failed to break through, to what he may have thought was an easier gig at Celtic, must be lower than a joke about orphans, and there is a player in there.

In the next league game, or even next couple of league games, I’d line him up alongside Kolo Toure, who could be a godsend for this guy, if only to help him with his temperament.

Moussa Dembele failed to deliver away from home again, and at the risk of sounding like an idiot-or more of an idiot than usual, I’d take the best price we can get for him in January.

And we need to be careful here , becuase as Steven Craigan of BT Sport said..

“They don’t have a second striker when Dembele and Griffiths are out.”

There’s something i can’t identify about this guy, and I haven’t taken to him yet, in the way that I have with other strikers down the years.

Joe Craig, George McCluskey, Frank McGarvey, Charlie Nicholas, Tommy Coyne and so on right up to Nadir Ciftci, I just have a gut feeling about him that warns me not to get too close to him.

Like with the girlfriend you know is only using you to practice on until she gets the guy she wants. You can’t get too close to them because deep down you know she’s only using you.

Or is that a restraining order ? I get mixed up.

Its fun while it lasts, but you both know it will finish one day, and rather abruptly at that.

Incidentally, the latest club to register an interest in Dembele is none other than West Ham, and whilst you may laugh, the fact that all of these clubs are interested means that the price he fetches is going up all the time.

There comes a time when you have to stick or twist, and this January we should twist. His stock is not going to be much higher unless we progress in Europe, and at the moment that looks unlikely.

After the game, manager Brendan Rodgers dismissed the rumours that Leigh Griffiths had been flinging his toys all over the training ground as he explained the strikers absence..

 “He’s touch and go. We’ll just see how it goes over the next week. He felt it tighten in the last 15 minutes of game at Wembley when he was sprinting after the ball. He felt something then but played on so we’ll see how he gets on. 

“He’s had a couple of wee niggles. It’s important if you’re not playing you have to condition, train and work well so you can last. For Leigh it’s unfortunate because I felt he did well against England.

“We’ll see how it goes, if he’s not good for Wednesday then it’s okay. We have players doing very well and we’ll see how he’s doing for the weekend.”

Then he changed the subject to complain about the weather..

 “It was absolutely freezing and we had to dig in towards the end. It’s a great win and a great feeling to win.

“We can’t be greedy. It’s seven clean sheets in a row. First half we played very well, we made a couple of mistakes in buildup play. Sometimes you have that. 

“In the main we were slick, movement wads good, we created chances and we looked exciting going forwards. We scored the goal at the end of first half, it was a very good finish.

“Second half give Kilmarnock credit, they threw it all at us. Lee Clark’s team did him proud. We didn’t have as many sequences in possession and it led to us playing on the counter.

“We had chances to finish but couldn’t quite get the final pass. We can see the solidity of the team which we’ve been building. After a two-week international break it was a brilliant result.” 

Fair enough, it was, and that kind of result in those kind of circumstances is the reason why Celtic are champions, and will be champions again this season.

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Robbie Keane is a free agent.

Just saying.

Thirteen year old sensation-eah, i’ll join in the hype and the other bullshit around this kid-Karamoke Dembele has been called up to play for England in December. Despite having played for Scotland at the same level, he’s still free to choose who he wants to play for.

Whoever is looking after him needs to have a word with himself.

Were it I who was responsible for the kid, he wouldn’t be playing for any international side at this stage, and he would be learning his trade at club level.

Given that the Scotland under 19 coach is alex Rae, though, its not too difficult to see why he’s heading south.

Anyhow, he’ll be burnt out by the time he can buy a beer in Tescos at this rate.

Give him peace, and let him get on with learning. International football can wait.

All this attention is going is going to his head and its not going to help him keep his focus where it should be-and thats on the pitch.

Speaking of which…

Rangers will finish second easily, says James Tavernier

Arguably the main asset at the club, and the only one who might command a seven figure transfer fee when he leaves, Tavernier may just be banging his own drum here, but then again, all this exposure might have gone to his head..

Not surprising really, when you’re talking to a slavering Roddy Forsyth, who didn’t feel it necessary to point out a few . well, instances of complete bollocks in the words of the player.

I figured I’d help.

“We believe we can finish second, easy. 

And we believe in Santa Claus, the tooth fairy and that if you leave your shoes by the back door, little pixies will mend them overnight.

The games where we’ve dropped points have been all down to us,”

He’s on to something here.

“It has never been the case that a team has been better than us. 

Nope, it’ sgone.

“We haven’t been great on the day, or we’ve made a mistake, but we fully believe we are better than the other teams in the league. 

They’ve not been that great on any given day.

“It’s always a tough one to take when you drop points before an international break. You are looking to rectify it straight away but we’ve had to wait. 

Usually they drop more points. But , like everyone else at Ibrox, he talks a good game.

“We’ll get the opportunity against Dundee and we’ll be looking to take it. I certainly feel ready to go again. Our form before the Ross County game had been good, we’d probably played as well as we have done all season against Kilmarnock. 

Ah, well, a good performance aginst Kilmarnock and second place is there for the taking.

“That’s why dropping those points was so disappointing. It was nowhere near good enough but we need to show it was only a blip. 

He means “another blip ” so many blips, in fact, that they sound like the speaking clock before it tells you what time it is.

“It’s been a slow start to the season but we have been improving. We feel we’re good enough, 100 per cent. Second place should now be a minimum. 

A minimum ? Is he suggesting that , as in a horse race, they should aim to lie just behind the leader and then make a late run for the winning post ?

“We haven’t played Hearts as yet, but we have played Aberdeen. If we play to our potential, with the players we’ve got, we won’t fear anyone else in the league.”  

Aye, two out of their next three games-I think-are against Hearts…which could mean that they are back in the mix for a European place, but equally likely, it could mean that the magic hat, already missing, is declared to be lost forever.

“I want maximum points, and that’s not unrealistic 

It is. It really is.

“If we play the way we can do we can get maximum points but if we get one draw out of all of those games then we’ve had a really good run. 

Am i reading that right ? Is he suggesting that one draw will constitute a good run ? Perhasp Roddy should tell him to slow down, as he’s not making any sense.

“But we’re Glasgow Rangers ….

Told you. not maing any sense at all.

and we shouldn’t be expecting to lose any of those games. We want to win all of those games and that’s why I want to see us getting maximum points. 

And I want Sofia Vergara for Christmas, which is equally unrealistic..

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“We’ve got past the stage now where all the lads are in and they’ve gelled, so we can prove to ourselves and everyone else how well we can play and the results will follow. We’re a team that plays from the back with a fast-tempo and moving the ball around the pitch but sometimes we’ve lacked the dynamic movement we normally have and it hinders the team a little bit.”  

This is James Tavernier talking about “rangers “. I felt I had to remind you at this point.

“I’m on a dry run at this minute, I don’t know if it’s maybe the slow start we’ve had. We went out the blocks last season and were scoring a lot of goals. 

Thats becuase they were in a lower division. you’d think his manager would have pointed out to him that it would be tougher this season, and that would seem to be the reason for the slow start.

“I’ve got two to my name so far and clean sheets are a massive thing. I got questioned about my defensive side. Obviously, I’ve been working on that to be a much stronger defender and the goals will come if I get into positions.” 

Two goals ? It’s a bugger when you step up a level and the opposition won’t let you score.

His manager, who has also been found out at a higher level spoke about another of his players who has struggled in the rarified Premier league atmosphere..

Warburton warbled…

“Joe Garner is 10 games in. I use the example of Andre Gray, who is probably worth £30million now. He scored two goals in 10 for Burnley and six in 20, so Joe’s ahead of him.” 

No wonder the fat controller won’t let him speak. His heads gone, and the rest of his body won’t be far behind.

But then, thats kind of the norm over there… the right hand doesn;t know what the left hand is doing.

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No. Hands, I said. not eyes.

Grame Murty, the Ibrox development coach, said to the clubs tv channel, that it wasn’t all about winning at that level…which is just as well, as his side are 12th in the league

GRAEME MURTY insists the development of young players at Rangers has to be about more than simply just winning matches.

The under-20s side sit 12th in the 17-team SPFL Development League with four victories from the 11 matches they have played so far, but quite often, the side has gone into games with an average age of less than 18, indeed as low as 17.4 on one occasion.

“I think if you talk to the teams we are playing against, I think they would suggest we are doing things the right way – we are playing good football, we have good footballers and they are doing the processes we have asked them to do in and out of possession, but they just haven’t found a way to win yet. 

Which you would think is pretty important for any team that is developing.

But then.. on the other hand..

A strong development side saw off Ross County in an evenly-balanced match at the Global Energy Stadium in Dingwall. First team stars Danny Wilson, Barrie McKay, Martyn Waghorn and Philippe Senderos and Matt Crooks all started for Graeme Murty’s side against a County XI featuring ex-Gers David Brownlie and Dylan Dykes.

That may well play havoc with that average age statistic.

Again, they are just telling the support whatever they think will keep them off their backs, something that we have seen before…

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A failure to spot the signs and deal with the problem the second time around will inevitably lead to the same result as the first time.

 

The petition to demand answers from the SFA has stalled a little, at around 4000 or so.

Arguably it has done its job in drawing attention to the issue, as the papers did pick up on it, but its nowhere near enough to try to force change.

Here’s the link again, and wherever you can put it, please do.

petition-link

I’m going to try a few things later when I get back from work to see if i can raise its profile, but any other help would be much appreciated.

A sustained campaign is required here, and unless anyone fancies tying themselves to the railinggs outside Hampden, then this is the best way.

for those who doubt it would do any  good, look at how quickly the press picked up on it when it was only 3000 names.

How quickly do you think they’d be on it if it was thousands more.

Do your bit.

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By the way, for those of you wondering, the Knob of the Week yesterday won for his use of a scarf that said “England -Scotland ” on it. Yes, i am aware that our CSC president is a fully paid up member of the tartan army, but I’m not quite sure how that helps your argument.

I used to go to Scotland games as well, but gave up after a game against Norway when it dawned on me that the highlight of that match was the singalong with Donnie Munro, once of Runrig at half time.

I think it was that game when Chris Iwelumo missed a sitter and Stephen Thompson got on as a substitute.

I think that helps my case.

The big picture yesterday was this, an unused still from the current BBC series Planet Earth II

A wee bit of imagination gave us this..

Pensionerbhoy November 18, 2016 at 11:15 pm · Edit · Reply →

Caption: “Joey the budgie refuses to dance to Warburton the monkey’s tune.”

H H

Celtic face Barcelona again on Wednesday, and today, can someone explain what they tell me is a picture from that city taken back in 1936..

Plaça de Sant Jaume, Barcelona. February 17, 1936

 

 

 

 

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portpower
4 years ago

State of the art aerification Pink Football strip?

You were lucky.

Try playing in a hessian potato sack with 3 holes cut in it.

Khids these days.

portpower
4 years ago

Sofia Vergara, advertising Kenny`s wallet. 🙂

(thank you Ralph)

Hans Kelper
4 years ago

Caption:Nostradamus predicted a great war in the 20th century, where the battle will take place for a “silver chalice”, in a European village called Barcelo, after an invasion of “the Mongol hordes”. The people of Barcelona take this as a prediction of a European Cup-winners Cup final in 1972, and prepare for battle with the Mongol hordes 36 years early, to allow for any fluctuation in the accuracy of this prediction.

Rob O'Keeffe
4 years ago

Thank goodness someone agrees about Dembele.If the ball is played to him with his back to goal,he either loses nearly every header or sticks his foot forward and knocks the ball back the way it came.He just doesn’t have a brilliant first touch and it can’t be taught.Please take all the millions,buy a £10 million big striker with touch and that can hold off a defender and play him with “Wee Shorty”.These league games are also becoming predictable and not entertaining enough.Our conversion rate of chances made is poor.We better be up for the Cup on Sunday because the pitch is going to be dodgy,again,and forecast is not good.Sorry to be bit negative but wee Strachan got peters at Celtic for winning but boring football.KTF

Uralius
4 years ago
Reply to  Rob O'Keeffe

Absolute rubbish, he is the best player in Scotland and the best under 21 player in any league on these isles. We should not let him go for under £50M! Bitton is also a rock in Middlefield lol Middlefield. He calms the nerves of our entire team and prevents counter attacks from having the sting they could, his vision for that killer ball is brilliant. He is really worth £15M. Anyone with any experience in marketing could tell you that.

The Charlie Saiz International
4 years ago
Reply to  Uralius

£15m for Bitton fuck me Uralius are you on the swally?
He’s no better now than Wanyama -when he arrived at Celtic.
£5m on his best day.
As for Dembele he’s potentially woth £20m depending on how many come in for him at the moment.
Has plenty potential and a decent all round game but IMO has plenty he could work on.
I can see him going this Summer for between £15-20m with possibly another player coming the opposite direction or a percentage of any future sell on fee.
He’s been an excellent signing but to be thinking he’s worth £50m is deluded mate no player coming out of the SPL is going to command £50m.

Monti
4 years ago
Reply to  Rob O'Keeffe

Rob,
You are talking shite!

Uralius
4 years ago
Reply to  Monti

That’s right Monti you tell him!

john young
4 years ago
Reply to  Rob O'Keeffe

Even Messi would struggle waiting on decent passes from our mid-field,watch Dembele when he is playing with the French under-21s,playing with players that can pass to him support him,if you ever played the game you would understand that as a striker you are totally reliant on others.

Rob O'Keeffe
4 years ago

Oops,meant pelters,predictive text.Doh

portpower
4 years ago

RUMOUR MILL:

Jabba is Huttless?

sevco Solo! Solo! FC.

Honest Hoops
4 years ago

Caption; The NB pink shirt designer is finally cornered…

Cortes
4 years ago

Caption: “CNN, I said, not CNT! OK, then, cmon you C*NTS!”

ewanbhoy
4 years ago

wow….cant believe Dembele is being criticized here. He is a fantastic player, big and strong,good in the air and can score with both feet. he has a very good first touch and holds the ball up very well. In the big games, and these are the games that matter most he has been brilliant. scored big goals in the CL not to mention 4 against the scum already. In our away games now he has 2 players always close to him but even at that he still made the great pass to Armstrong for the goal last night(and had the ball in the back of the net but Brown was just off side). Why sell such a player now when he has only just signed for us and is only going to get better and better ? we dont need the money right now and do we not want to be a CL team ? well for that you need a top striker who can score at that level….and guess what, we have one now so why sell ???? how long have we been crying out for a striker of that quality ? so get a grip with any talk of selling him in January or saying that he isnt that good because that is pish.
one other point, Boyata is the player i hope most we sell in January, his passing is shocking and he got lucky last night that he didnt cost us a goal or 2. he has no aggression and cant attack a high ball….i hope he played his last game for us last night!!
anyway i am delighted with the win last night even though we were pretty bad in the second half but 13 points clear after 12 games is really impressive. A good performance on Wednesday followed by a cup win next weekend will be sweet.
HH

Monti
4 years ago
Reply to  ewanbhoy

Ewanbhoy,
Absolutely spot on m8, Boyata is a waste of a jersey, get him tae fuck!
Time for a cull in Paradise, time to get fucking ruthless!

portpower
4 years ago

Caption:

Jorge Messi complains about the 300 Scotch Pies at the Louden Tavern.

4 years ago

Can’t believe your report on Dembele,give yourself knob of the week. Dembele is one of the best young strikers on the go at the moment. He worked tirelessly last night,set up the goal had one disallowed. Defended set pieces,and had to fend off two or three players every time he got near the ball. The passing from back to front was poor,and if players hadn’t been so clumsy in possession Dembele had made great runs but never saw the ball. Sinclair in particular the most guilty.
Can’t believe that,but each to their own.
HH

maryhillbhoy
4 years ago
Reply to  jimmybee

Jimmybee and Ewanbhoy well said to both Ralph must be on the wind-up

Monti
4 years ago
Reply to  maryhillbhoy

He is!!

4 years ago

Caption: Fuck the facists. Viva la Quinta Brigada.

schoosh71
4 years ago

It never fills you with confidence when you see your centre half coming out and wearing gloves. HH

4 years ago
Reply to  schoosh71

Big Virgil did alright with gloves on

Monti
4 years ago
Reply to  jimmybee

Jimmybee,
No one should take to the field wearing gloves or tights m8

Faggot shit!

4 years ago
Reply to  Monti

Mon moo monti, less of the homophobia…you bein a Christian n that, eh.

Cartvale88
4 years ago

The plastic pitch last night was a joke, a great leveller.
Robertson refereed with a bias for Killie, he could not wait to book Sinclair, even Craigan thought it was a poor booking.
At least anothe game at a midden won with no serious injuries.
Ralph when do your u keep mentioning that mingling mob, they are not worth the ink
Caption
Another tax dodge found at Barca

The Charlie Saiz International
4 years ago
Reply to  Cartvale88

I think the ref got the Sinclair booking right bud if you watch the challenge again after the initial tackle he has a dig him with his trailing foot aggressively.
That aggression coming from the previous challenge Sinclair was involved in.

The Charlie Saiz International
4 years ago

Sinclair loses the initial tackle the defender takes the ball Sinclair gets pissed off because he thinks it was a foul then put’s in a counter tackle on the same player and wins the ball however follows through with his trailing foot aggressively when the ball has already been won.
Defo a booking for me.

Monti
4 years ago

Pish!

henkesdreadlocks
4 years ago

For one of the few occasions, I entirely agree with you CSi. There was no need to follow through after the initial good challenge.

The Charlie Saiz International
4 years ago

Cheers I felt at the time he a bit nippy after the initial challenge.
I also felt Sinclair had a poor game throughout (he’s lost his early season form I think)and this might have had something to do with his reaction as whatever he tried never really came off?
Nice name change btw 😉

Monti
4 years ago

Pish 🙂

The Charlie Saiz International
4 years ago
Reply to  Monti

Sinclair was poor has been for several games now Monti.

Cartvale88
4 years ago

Caption should read
‘Another tax dodger found at Barca’
Talking about tax, hopefully the mob in the sooth side can dig deep to sponsor Queenies Buck House repairs

Mike Annis
4 years ago

Caption: Spanish police practice spot the Hun before Franco’s Scottish team visit for a “friendly”.

Big Nutz
4 years ago

Rob O’Keeffe, absolutely spot on. Couldn’t agree more.

That last image, is that not the cops beating the shite out of the anarchists in Barca either just before, or during the Spanish civil war?

portpower
4 years ago

Tweet of the Day:

Glen kilcullen
‏@glen_kilcullen

I think we are going to lap sevco

mike
4 years ago

Friday night fitba. Born for the sole purpose of t.v.
Played on a pitch,suitable only for amateurs.
A referee who should be refereeing junior fitba.
Kilmarnock players raised on porridge and trained in ice skating.
Those wonderful Tic. supporters,who came out on a freezing night,who cheered and sung endlessly and put their dosh into an ailing club,without them a Dreary New Years Eve,would be meaningless.
It is my view that without the Tic. Scottish fitba. would be down the swanny and why the SFA tried there hardest to get the O.F.(the only game in town)back on the agenda asap.
Only Broonies straying off side prevented Dembelle scoring a good goal.
Robbie Keane,yes please.
Sofia Viagra,ditto.
btw the wee Fife (Lochgelly)girl,got her stem cell match(two).Well done yoo for making us all aware.
Keep up your good work.
Whisper it sack the Boar—-awe a canny say it,its too sair.

portpower
4 years ago

FACT:

Sir David Murray should only have the access to his
solid rhodium crutches for 1 hour per day.

Monti
4 years ago
Reply to  portpower

Half an hour……

Broxburnbhoy
4 years ago

Another win and more points. Dembele is not beyond criticism although I’d stop short of cashing in just yet. I think he has some development to go and will learn more with Celtic as he will get a game. I’m certainly in favor keeping him as long as we can and eventually selling him on to some massive club for a massive fee. I’m the meantime keep playing the lad.

ewanbhoy
4 years ago
Reply to  Broxburnbhoy

of course Dembele is not beyond criticism if he is not doing well or not trying but 17 goals speaks for itself. the boy has just turned 20 and its his 1st season in Scotland and there is a reason why his price tag is 25M and upwards. he puts in some shift every game giving 100%, how can you criticize that ?

Broxburnbhoy
4 years ago

I mean financially massive there is no bigger club than Glasgow Celtic Football Club 1888

portpower
4 years ago

Can a Celtic Football player think for himself while under pressure?

That was the line-up Brendan played yesterday.

January shall be interesting.

wulz
4 years ago

Hope Moussa stays for a bit and when he does go we get silly money for him, he’s been brilliant.
The pink strip is the same colour as the tickets for Lisbon in 1967 or so I’m told and the females seem to like it. So that’s the link to it being a celtic strip.
The huns seem to take it in turns to talk crap now Joey has left the building (falling down). Good luck to Paul Hartley and Dundee today would be good if they get a result, certainly hope so.
HH

Paul McGovern
4 years ago

Caption, “No one expects the Spanish Inquisition!”

Half-Fool
4 years ago
Reply to  Paul McGovern

You deserve some cake for that Paul. Maybe even a comfy chair.

John McCloy in Tasmania
4 years ago

Caption,Pablo Picasso about to get the skelping that changed his painting technique,HH

Monti
4 years ago

Moussa is fucking class and Boyata is shite!
Boyata will never be good enough, would love to see Boyata and Ambrose play together ( not with Celtic ).
Comedy gold!

highseastim
4 years ago

Had a great night watching the game in the Hoops bar in Los Christianos with mine host Steve McQueen and several others from the Moray Emerald CSC. Not a great performance, but 3 points in the bag, trying to walk the ball into the net too much I fought. First time I’ve seen the wife on pints of lager and spiced rum and coke for ages, it’s quite funny to see her suffering today!!

highseastim
4 years ago

For fought read thought!!

highseastim
4 years ago

John McCloy whereabouts in Tasmania are you as my two step daughters are there doing their fruit picking/planting at the moment?

Pensionerbhoy
4 years ago

Ralph,

I have always maintained we supporters are far too quick to go overboard about young players too soon. Many never reach the potential they show despite their first fruits of success. I will name but a few, M. Owen – 1 international goal and a life of sliding thereafter; W. Rooney – the wonder kid who is nothing like the player the press painted and D. Moyes touted, unless you include his amorous adventures in retirement homes; our own A. McGeady – a schoolboy genius who gradually forgot what a ball looked like far less what it was for because he could not see clearly out of his own rear end. Like so many other one day wonders their ability and continued success was a burst. I feel we and many others are doing the same with “master” Dembele – the older one. What is happening to the younger one is close to abuse – who has had some phenomenal runs this season and scored fantastic goals at all levels but is very far from the consistent “Messianic” performances many attribute to him. Messi very rarely has an off day, home or away. Someday this young, athletic and talented player may be all we imagine he is or could be, but for the moment he is showing good signs, nothing else. That is why, as in many other similar cases, I reserve judgement because I know a new house can look fantastic till you start snagging. Moreover, I am only too aware that when waiting too long to sell a property you can be caught short by a sudden depreciation. Perhaps Dembele could bring in more in a season or twos time but, should he get on that slippery slope to anonymity, he could be a freebie lying on the shelf – or, more aptly, sitting on the bench. They say, “A bird (or several millions) in the hand is worth………..”. I think it is always wise to be that little bit circumspect and take what is guaranteed rather than being greedy and losing everything. If a golden goose is on the menu at Christmas, then I would grab its golden egg without hesitation.

The photo is from the time of the Spanish Civil War, the brutality of which was lost in the horrors of WWII. The left wing rebels, of course, were outnumbered and outgunned by a fascist dictator, as cruel and savage as Hitler, who stopped at nothing to eliminate his opposition. The photo is just one small example of the mobster-style of harassment and violence perpetrated by the various henchmen of Franco’s “Nazi” regime.

Caption: “The SFA finally respond to the Requesitioners”

H H

Pensionerbhoy
4 years ago

Ralph,

Did Monti ask you to erase my post in case I won the caption twice 🙂

H H

Monti
4 years ago
Reply to  Pensionerbhoy

🙂

Half-Fool
4 years ago

Rugby park, as always, truly does represent the home teams ways.

Caption:

Huns using the law against the free and the good, it was never just in Scotland folks.

Half-Fool
4 years ago

Caption:

“Your comment is awaiting moderation.”

Uralius
4 years ago

Caption: James Forrest’s barber about to pay.

Monti
4 years ago

“Get cancer ya cunts” – Fredcdobbs.
Oh dear!

Sniff.

Uralius
4 years ago
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Caption: FredCDobbs finally runs into Monti, Mike and Andybhoy.

Uralius
4 years ago
Reply to  Monti

While we are traveling down the thrash metal road…..

Uralius
4 years ago
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Half_Fool
4 years ago

Caption:

Looking at the situation, Referee Dallas saw nothing wrong.

Monti
4 years ago

Efe Ambrose and Dedryck Boyata are the two worst central defenders to have pulled on the Hoops!
Can anyone imagine them starting a game together?

Uralius
4 years ago
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With Raphael Shite on the bench?

Monti
4 years ago
Reply to  Uralius

Steve McCahill or Paul Mcgugan 🙂

Monti
4 years ago

Do we have a DJ tonight?

If so could you put up a track called ‘ Chaos A.D. ‘ by a band called SEPULTURA!

Uralius
4 years ago
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Monti
4 years ago
Reply to  Uralius

Top man Uralius!

Monti
4 years ago

Dembele will fire Celtic to trophies, more concerning is the injury to Griffiths….
A striker must be brought in in January!

Uralius
4 years ago
Reply to  Monti

Monti,

While I would be tempted to say you are right, I am leaning towards more of a “striker must be brought in in January; if we remain in Europe,” stance.

Monti
4 years ago

HAHAHA! I am currently in an Edinburgh boozer near the Waverley station.
In has walked a Hun wearing a hun jacket, hawaiian shorts and white Nike trainers lol lol

The mont is in Franco Begbie mode lol.

Update soon

Monti
4 years ago
Reply to  Monti

Good luck neebs…….

Monti
4 years ago

I better not but i really want to engage with this cunt, he is about a foot away!

Monti
4 years ago

Hun verbally destroyed and left without a name!

Stupid fucking huns!

wulz
4 years ago
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Good lad
HH

Monti
4 years ago
Reply to  wulz

Wulz,
you should have witnessed that m8!
I basically kept asking him ” have you paid the creditors”?

wulz
4 years ago
Reply to  Monti

They live and believe the lie until they’re faced with the truth , wished I’d seen the hun’s face, 10 out of 10 to yourself
HH

Uralius
4 years ago

Monti go to the Jukebox put on Don’t Stop Me Now by Queen. Grab a pool Cue and say, “It’s on random.” Then look at the zombie.

Uralius
4 years ago
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Monti
4 years ago
Reply to  Uralius

I don’t do violence m8, unless they want it!
Verbally though? I’m into that!

The Charlie Saiz International
4 years ago
Reply to  Monti

Aye verbal diarrhoea
We know 😉

Uralius
4 years ago
Reply to  Monti

It wouldn’t have come to it, Zombie’s don’t watch movies it probably would have been lost on him, but you would have gotten a few chuckles in the pub.

Monti
4 years ago

I just fucking love it when a hun backs down………
‘ watp ‘ ? Didn’t see any evidence of that, cunt!

Uralius
4 years ago

So did they pay the creditors?

Does that mean they are not the same club?

The Charlie Saiz International
4 years ago
Monti
4 years ago

Charlie saiz,
You like metallica?
Good donkey 🙂

The Charlie Saiz International
4 years ago
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Monti
4 years ago

Gregory Campbell?
How’s your land deal investigation going?

Stupid Orange bastard!?

Monti
4 years ago

DJ?
Oasis ‘ live forever’

The Charlie Saiz International
4 years ago
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Monti
4 years ago

Cheers man

Uralius
4 years ago

Don’t want to count my chickens, but Champagne anyone?

You mad about ETims or just plain mad? Why not buy the t-shirt at http://etims.spreadshirt.co.uk/