Celtic Diary October 7: Not The Positive News We Wanted

Oddsone Edoaurd has tested positive for Covid 19 .

 

The French under 21 side conducted the tets prior to the next round of international matches, and it appears the forward picked up the virus sometime between the last test at Celtic Park and arriving in France.

 

Then again, one’s mind wanders when noting the tired performances of the forward recently, and when combined with the unreliability of the testing systems provided in this country, maybe some sort of investigation needs to be held, and perhaps a review of the methods used by Celtic.

 

It’s not as if the whole team have been off peak of late, is it ?

 

Fatigue is the most common symptom of Covid, and quite clearly there is a need for the club to tighten up on procedure.

 

 

In the meantime, lets wish the player well and hope he doesn’t get the Bad Covid.

 

 

Various rumours about other players have surfaced, but the club went out of its way last night to point out the Edouard is the sole infected player, and there is no reason to doubt that.

 

 

French rules mean the player is required to self isolate for seven days, so the player hopefully will be ready for the Glasgow derby, which bizarrely , given the nature of the illness, seems to be at the front of everyone’s concerns.

 

 

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Apart from anything else, the fuckwitted Tanner has got the date of the game wrong, presumably because he wants it played on the Friday because he’s not allowed out at weekends without adult supervision.

 

Then he corrected himself, albeit wrongly, when he said it was ten days….and remembered that it might do his image some good if he wished the player well.

 

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Our man in France sent us this….

 

 

The French government has slashed the mandatory Covid-19 day quarantine period by half. Here’s what you need to know about the new rules.

During his brief speech to the nation on Friday, French Prime Minister Jean Castex said the government had decided that the period of obligatory self-isolation for suspected or positive Covid-19 cases would be reduced from 14 days to seven.

“On the proposal of the Scientific Council, the duration of isolation will be reduced to seven days, that is to say the period during which there is a real risk of contagion,” Castex said, referring to the council set up to advise the government on its coronavirus strategy.

The prime minister had himself just completed one week of quarantine, forced upon him after he shared a car with Tour de France boss Christian Prudhomme who then tested positive for the virus.  

 

 

The official advice is that you need to self-isolate if you;
  • Test positive for Covid-19;
  • Have Covid-19 symptoms and are waiting to get tested;
  • Have been identified as a contact case and are waiting to get tested
  • If you have tested negative but have been identified as a risk-contact
  • If you have tested negative but live in the same house as a positive case

 

 

Just another example of why you shouldn’t take any notice of our own media.

 

Especially Tanner.

 

He became a sort of cheerleader for the hordes with his tweet, which in fairness is the level of intelligence he appeals to, and one or two of them claimed it was a conspiracy between Celtic and the French national side to get the game postponed on the 17th, as the hoops are running scared of whatever that entity out of Ibrox calls itself these days.

 

Yeah,

 

Just like they’d have clawed back that thirteen point lead…..

 

 

The rules on covid isolation in Britain are a little more confusing than in France, with all sorts of exceptions and exemptions.

 

What confused Tanner was this…

 

What are the government rules for self isolation?

Stay at home and do not leave the house for 14 days.  

 

 

  • you may have to self-isolate for the first 14 days you’re in the UK. See the guidance on self-isolation for EnglandScotlandWales and Northern Ireland
  • you may not have to self-isolate when you arrive from some countries and territories known as ‘travel corridors’. View the latest guidance and list of travel corridors for EnglandScotlandWales and Northern Ireland

 

 

If I was him, quite simply, or if I was advsing him, I’d suggest he just stays home until he’s better.

 

Same goes for Eddy.

 

Anything else is just nonsense.

 

 

Speaking of nonsense, the former Sky pundit Charlie Nicholas, the only pundit who can put his foot in his mouth whilst having his head firmly up his arse, says that Celtic have been doing things on the cheap, and “rangers ” have won the transfer window cup, to place alongside such treasures as the Social Media Cup and other assorted non playing titles.

 

I said Celtic would go cheap in their pursuit of a left-back. I knew they wouldn’t spend money on a defender that Neil Lennon has been ever so patient for.

“I don’t think Lennon has been given much of a helping hand, if I am being honest.  

 

He should have left that last bit at “I don’t think “.

 

He had to work double time to get anything out of so-called wealthy Celtic. I’d imagine he’ll be pretty annoyed this morning. I am sure he will put on a brave face but I don’t think he will have got anything close to what he was looking for.

“Albian Ajeti will get him goals but there are still question marks in other areas of the Celtic team. 

 

Rangers must be looking at it thinking that they got the better of the deals.  

 

Presumably the level of thinking at Ibrox is similar to that which goes on between the ear-ringed lobes of the intellectual toddler.

 

 

Lennon responded to the statement…again we have the original draft.

 

Tell him to fuck off

 

which appeared , after considerable editing, as

 

Listen, if we were to sign (Lionel) Messi and (Cristiano) Ronaldo, Charlie still would have found fault with it. He’s been negative about the club for years.

 

 

Either that or he’s just a knob.

 

 

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Anyway, bit Tanner and Nicholas are through to the final for this weeks Knob of the Week.

 

It would take some doing to dislodge either of them from that position.

 

 

Yesterday, we had this…

 

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R.St.Parsley
 23 hours ago

Caption:
Castore announce expansion into luxury coach business.  

 

 

Today…

 

 

David Tanner opens up about being axed from Sky Sports after 18 years | Glasgow Times

 

 

 

 

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BornCelt!
13 days ago

Captions – Well Tanner, afore we go live, what do you say after upsetting Ralph Malph who called you out and would you like to ram that knob up a bit of McCann?

pilsbury dough bhoy
13 days ago

My erection at the thought of Sevco humping the Celtic is making my tie stick out like Red Card Ross’s offside flag when Griff is clean through

Una
13 days ago

Caption

Tanner to mccann, if you look at the list neil you have 500k worth of ebts to your name, mccann to tanner ohhhh fergie & minty have more than me the fukin cheating bast*rds

SteveNaive
13 days ago

Said Charlie in his Daily Express column.
Explains a lot there.

Cesar
13 days ago

The very fact that Tanner didn’t wish Eddy a speedy recovery in his initial tweet speaks volumes and is KOTW. On that topic, caption:

Every time we sit this close David it gets this big, I cannae help it.

AntonDeclan
13 days ago

CAPTION: “Where’s the pitch gone?”…..KNOBS!

Duncan
13 days ago

Caption
“Thats a shocking tackle from Ralph but no half as shocking as me not being up for KOTW David”

Cartvale88
13 days ago

Caption

Why are we noo covering the Sevco game Davie?

The hordes are demanding that Celtic self isolate, stupid stupid huns

As for Charlie boy he will say anything for the Queens shilling, kd not wait to move to Engerlund and Arsenal. As for Tanner his opinion is not worth a farthing!

JTT
13 days ago

Just to say that a positive test is not necessarily a case. https://www.cebm.net/covid-19/infectious-positive-pcr-test-result-covid-19/
Also this video from Irishman, if that matters to you, Ivor Cummins is the best I’ve seen that follows the science of covid. Following the science is something that our governments have not been doing.
https://youtu.be/8UvFhIFzaac
Hope this helps to inform people as there’s a lot of patent nonsense flying around disguised as science.

Yoker Bhoy
13 days ago

Just seen several YouTube clips showing Diego Laxalt’s skills and was greatly impressed. I know that these videos can sometimes flatter to deceive but there’s enough evidence in these ones to show he can do a lot of remarkable things and looks the real deal. Great game-reading and tackling, impressive dribbling and crossing ability together with blistering pace and power in the air. Looks like wee Greggs going to have to content himself with being second fiddle for a season.
Bienvenido al Paraíso Diego. Me mola tu país cantidad. Lo vas a pasar pipa en Glasgow y va siendo hora que les propinemos una muy merecida paliza que te cagas a los hunos de mierda que vienen de otra parte de la ciudad y que tan mal huelen. Con tu ayuda desde luego.

mattybhoy
13 days ago

caption. dumber&dumber look for sevco score on “rangers tv”while live game on in background

13 days ago

Caption,Penalty for the gers,
moreorless went down
Just like that,
Just like that

13 days ago

Caption,McCann shows tanner how to be a little tea pot

Uibh fhaili
13 days ago

Oh fuck off neil I don’t want to share kotw with Nicholas , i can’t wait till Ralph announces the winner

John McDermott
13 days ago

Hey David just hearing through my ear peice… Ahct your useless tanner Charlie humpt ye in KOTW ….. Don’t worry Neilly boy am getting closer! Ye forget Charlie has been KOT decade for the last 6 year! FFS your maths is as good as ma accountant !

George Lazenbhoy
13 days ago

Caption: hawd own I thought I was getting knob of the week

Tanaka Khan
13 days ago

“Surely that’s a red card for Simulation, David! Klimala clearly dives there!”

Duncan
13 days ago

And so it continues…

Stuart Armstrong, Kieran Tierney and Ryan Christie will all miss Scotland’s Euro 2020 play-off semi-final against Israel after the former tested positive for Covid-19.

Armstrong was the only member of the squad to return a positive test. 

But Arsenal defender Tierney and Celtic attacker Christie must self-isolate for 14 days from Tuesday after being identified as close contacts.

Duncan
13 days ago
Reply to  Duncan

Duncan 4 hours ago

I agree Jimmy and cannot understand why International Football hasn’t been shelved like they have the Women’s games?

Surely they realise that sending players into other Countries outwith the control of their own Clubs ( who pay their wages) is increasing the likelihood of infection?

UEFA are a shambles.

13 days ago
Reply to  Duncan

Agreed m8.
To send players all over the world during a pandemic is plain daft.

Duncan
13 days ago
Reply to  Jimmybee

Totally reckless Jimmy

13 days ago
Reply to  Jimmybee

If Internationals are stopped then so will the Europa League.

13 days ago
Reply to  The Cha

Good so be it cha 10 in a riw way more important dont you think

13 days ago
Reply to  Jimmybee

Only if beating the Huns is the only thing we’re interested in.

Personally I’d like to aim higher, a helluva lot higher.

Duncan
13 days ago
Reply to  The Cha

Have you tried pinching yer and spraying it like a fireman attacking a blaze in tall building?

Duncan
13 days ago
Reply to  Duncan

Bell end’

highseastim
13 days ago
Reply to  Duncan

The SFA will be ecstatic that another one of our players will miss the Glasgow derby, always there to give a helping hand to the establishment club!!

Duncan
13 days ago
Reply to  Duncan

@Cha
Clubs pay player their wages and are working on Covid every day as a matter of course creating their own bubble.
Is it coincidence that our players left that bubble and within 48 hours we now have 2 players now having to isolate themselves.
They cancelled the Women’s International games last month there seems to be a case that UEFA are risking the entire Season to play out this Tournament in the me s game.

Is this a purely financially driven exercise by them?

Duncan
13 days ago
Reply to  Duncan

Men’s game’

Bgbhoy
13 days ago
Reply to  Duncan

Uefa are a shower of cnuts and you don’t need me to tell you that. They were never going to risk losing more money that they already have. As for the football itself, it’s brutal. Anyone honestly say they enjoyed the champions league etc? It’s awful.

13 days ago
Reply to  Duncan

The clubs paying players’ wages is a spurious argument, as its all a private organisation/competition and, if you want to take part, you follow FIFA/UEFA rules, where international competition is paramount.

As Scotland are playing at home and Armstrong plays in England, I’m not sure that can be blamed on “bloody foreigners”.

I just hope that Griff cancels any weans’ birthday party in the next couple of weeks. 😉

Duncan
13 days ago
Reply to  The Cha

You seem to be taking this in another direction.
That’s two bites at the racist cherry you’ve had.
Adios

Duncan
13 days ago
Reply to  Duncan

😉

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Owen Mullions
13 days ago

Caption:
Tanner and a spanner

Sancheto
13 days ago

Caption – Excitement in the Sky studio………..Hold on David that’s a blatant penalty for the Gers, stonewaller, never in doubt, the referee has a clear view of it! but Neil the Gers aren’t playing, it’s Celtic! Oh, never ever a penalty and the referee has got it right, Mr Beaton should send the cheating, diving bastard off for diving!

Hoop hoop hooray
13 days ago

Caption
David don’t turn away. I’m sorry.
I promise I will get you tickets for the next lockdown trophy.

13 days ago

Caption “You’re right David, its 14 days isolation, it says so in my rulebook in my hand”

Son of Celts
13 days ago

The pundits demonstrate arm positions exempt from the new handball rule, no. 2, the “rod hull and Emu” and no. 37, the “Freeman’s catalogue man”

Bognorbhoy
13 days ago

Caption ..

McCann to tanner .
you know the wan ,by that kay guy, you start movin yer erms and it goes like this
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Lyrics
Sha la la la la la la la
Sha la la la la la la la
Sha la la la la la la la

When the day is dawnin’
On a Texas Sunday mornin’
How I long to be there
With Marie who’s waitin’ for me there
Ev’ry lonely city where I hang my hat
Ain’t as half as pretty as where my baby’s at

Is this the way to Amarillo?
Ev’ry night I’ve been huggin’ my pillow
Dreamin’ dreams of Amarillo
And sweet Marie who waits for me
Show me the way to Amarillo
I’ve been weepin’ like a willow
Cryin’ over Amarillo
And sweet Marie who waits for me

Sha la la la la la la la
Sha la la la la la la la
Sha la la la la la la la
And Marie who waits for me

There’s a church bell ringin’
Hear the sound of joy that it’s singin’
For the sweet Maria
And the guy who’s comin’ to see her
Just beyond the highway
there’s an open plain
And it keeps me goin’
Through the wind and rain

portpower
13 days ago

Play Ryan Christie in the derby and just pay the Police fine after the game..

portpower
13 days ago

Caption:
Spot the puppet.

Funkyy
13 days ago

Caption:- Then when naebody wiz lookin’ I grabbed ma EBT wi’ this hawn and stuck it in ma poket wi’ this hawn.

Duncan
13 days ago

FAO whoever controls the ETims Twitter feed
JucoJames is the plonker who occasionally writes for the Celticbynumbers website.
He talks absolute Raphael Sheidt half the time.
You should read his “analysis” on Callum McGregor it’s pure comedy gold.
Compares him to Thomas Muller ffs.

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