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How far can Celtic go now in Europe?

Champions League Final
44 (30.6%)
Champions League Semi Final
1 (0.7%)
Champions League Quarter Finals
1 (0.7%)
Last 16
9 (6.3%)
Third in the group and Europa League
37 (25.7%)
Bottom of the group
52 (36.1%)

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Re: The Offical Glasgow Celtic thread
« Reply #14355 on: May 26, 2019, 08:34:00 AM »
Celtic probably struggled to attract anyone to the position. It's not exactly a challenge. It suits a manager who has maybe designs on rebuilding their career after a horror time at another club. Rodgers, Steve McLaren etc. Obviously they have to a strong enough character to deal with the sectarianism as well.
Congrats on winning all the trophies though.

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Re: The Offical Glasgow Celtic thread
« Reply #14356 on: May 26, 2019, 10:09:13 AM »
Celtic probably struggled to attract anyone to the position. It's not exactly a challenge. It suits a manager who has maybe designs on rebuilding their career after a horror time at another club. Rodgers, Steve McLaren etc. Obviously they have to a strong enough character to deal with the sectarianism as well.
Congrats on winning all the trophies though.


We don't want or need your patronising congratulations.

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Re: The Offical Glasgow Celtic thread
« Reply #14357 on: May 26, 2019, 11:15:40 AM »
Rarely watched Celtic but watched this. Tough enough game but just had a wee bit more quality. Good finish from Eduardo.

Scott brown is hard to like. Doesn’t really cover himself in glory with his behaviour.

And what behaviour was that

As a supporter, Brown tries to be the hard man - snarling at opposition players etc.  At the end of yesterday's game, he was at it again,  trying to wind up the Heart's sub.

He should just concentrate on playing football - no snarling in big European Champions League games where he doesn't get a kick of the ball.  Last 2 Rangers games, his impact was zero.

Needs to show some humility, like Henrik or Lubo.

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Re: The Offical Glasgow Celtic thread
« Reply #14358 on: May 26, 2019, 11:47:09 AM »
Celtic probably struggled to attract anyone to the position. It's not exactly a challenge. It suits a manager who has maybe designs on rebuilding their career after a horror time at another club. Rodgers, Steve McLaren etc. Obviously they have to a strong enough character to deal with the sectarianism as well.
Congrats on winning all the trophies though.

Did you copy and paste that from the daily mail ? The challenge is to win every competition every year. There's a long list of players and managers who started out with your attitude but quickly changed their minds when they arrived at celtic. I've no doubt its the exact same over on the dark side too.

I'm not thrilled with Lennon but if they weren't getting a top tier man then its probably a sensible choice. Celtic can't wait another day as the CL qualifiers start in July. They can't hang around waiting to see who is coming and going. That squad needs serious investment

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Re: The Offical Glasgow Celtic thread
« Reply #14359 on: May 26, 2019, 11:53:27 AM »
In fairness to Lennon, he signed some good players when he was previously Celtic manager. Van Dijk, Victor Wanyama, Fraser Foster, Gary Hooper. Celtic made a good profit on those players.

He is a loose cannon along the sideline though. Needs to stop getting involved.

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Re: The Offical Glasgow Celtic thread
« Reply #14360 on: May 26, 2019, 06:37:40 PM »
f**king hell!
Some blow ins to this thread. Stop reading and believing the media crap about NL or Broonie. Actually take time to watch Scottish football and then come back and comment.
Didn't want Lennon again but let's hope he has learned from past experience. Recruitment is key as past two transfer windows have been diabolical, although I have high Hopes for Shved and to a lesser extent Bayo.

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« Reply #14361 on: May 26, 2019, 06:44:47 PM »
In fairness to Lennon, he signed some good players when he was previously Celtic manager. Van Dijk, Victor Wanyama, Fraser Foster, Gary Hooper. Celtic made a good profit on those players.

He is a loose cannon along the sideline though. Needs to stop getting involved.

He is passionate along the line. He’s competitive. So was Alex Ferguson. There are rules there if he transgresses. However I think it’s important to challenge the narrative that he is some sort of monster along the line. That narrative is promoted by the sectarian racist bigots who have targeted him for years. Racism/sectarianism has no place in a sporting environment and if it was directed towards black players there’d rightly be an outcry. 

Neil Lennon has the support of the players, an excellent cv, a good eye for a player, and is now a mature and experienced manager, who deserves the backing of supporters and most importantly the board, to make Celtic competitive in Europe again ( for which he has a great track record) , he’s not perfect but all things considered the smart choice.


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Re: The Offical Glasgow Celtic thread
« Reply #14362 on: May 26, 2019, 06:50:16 PM »
Rarely watched Celtic but watched this. Tough enough game but just had a wee bit more quality. Good finish from Eduardo.

Scott brown is hard to like. Doesn’t really cover himself in glory with his behaviour.

And what behaviour was that

As a supporter, Brown tries to be the hard man - snarling at opposition players etc.  At the end of yesterday's game, he was at it again,  trying to wind up the Heart's sub.

He should just concentrate on playing football - no snarling in big European Champions League games where he doesn't get a kick of the ball.  Last 2 Rangers games, his impact was zero.

Needs to show some humility, like Henrik or Lubo.

He uses this as an act to mask his ability as a footballer. He's very limited.

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« Reply #14363 on: May 26, 2019, 07:11:49 PM »
Edouard patiently baited the hearts goalie, even the ref had time to get into a position to have a grandstand view of the  goalie falling for the oldest trick in the book, time seemed to stand still just before the goalie lunged at Edouard.

It's a tremendous achievement to get the triple xxx, but Celtic made heavy weather of it today and way too much hoofing the ball up to Edouard.
Pity Rodgers couldn't stay to the end of this season, take the triple crown plaudits and bid  a fond farewell.

That’s a fancy way of saying the striker took a dive!!!

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Re: The Offical Glasgow Celtic thread
« Reply #14364 on: May 26, 2019, 08:34:24 PM »
The fancy way is to say he was anticipating the tackle, not diving :) But to most every observer of that incident opine that it was a fair penalty, that the goalie dived in and clattered Edouard, who patiently exacted perfect timing, thus avoiding most of the potentially leg breaking contact.


   
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Re: The Offical Glasgow Celtic thread
« Reply #14365 on: May 26, 2019, 11:15:31 PM »
Some clowns on here trying to wind up or just spew up crap they read somewhere else...

NL has been offered the job because Celtic feel he's the best candidate available to them, too many people judging him and they don't know him or anything about him. They'll be lining up next season waiting on Celtic to lose their first match so they can say "told you so".  He's a very intelligent guy who knows what he's doing, judge him when the season is over next year when they've played his way and his players...Ohh and being a Catholic from the North of Ireland doesn't make him sectarian or a bigot.

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Re: The Offical Glasgow Celtic thread
« Reply #14366 on: May 26, 2019, 11:42:03 PM »
Some clowns on here trying to wind up or just spew up crap they read somewhere else...

NL has been offered the job because Celtic feel he's the best candidate available to them, too many people judging him and they don't know him or anything about him. They'll be lining up next season waiting on Celtic to lose their first match so they can say "told you so".  He's a very intelligent guy who knows what he's doing, judge him when the season is over next year when they've played his way and his players...Ohh and being a Catholic from the North of Ireland doesn't make him sectarian or a bigot.

I'm a huge supporter of Neil Lennon but I've been disappointed with the 2 Ramgers gsmes and cup final.  2 wins alright but application and intensity was poor.  No better in second half so worried about getting best out of players.

Major point also is major investment needed in next few weeks.  Any later and it's no good, too late for Europe.  Board needs to back Lennon with money for 5 new quality players.

As I said before, duds must go - trim the squad up.  Too many passengers on big wages and not even kicking a ball for months on end.  Complete waste of money.  Top with with lads from the academy.

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Re: The Offical Glasgow Celtic thread
« Reply #14367 on: May 27, 2019, 12:33:52 AM »
Some clowns on here trying to wind up or just spew up crap they read somewhere else...

NL has been offered the job because Celtic feel he's the best candidate available to them, too many people judging him and they don't know him or anything about him. They'll be lining up next season waiting on Celtic to lose their first match so they can say "told you so".  He's a very intelligent guy who knows what he's doing, judge him when the season is over next year when they've played his way and his players...Ohh and being a Catholic from the North of Ireland doesn't make him sectarian or a bigot.
AFAICS, for the most part Celtic supporters judge Neil Lennon on his capability to be the next Celtic manager for the next 2 years and for the most part he was by far the less desired candidate. This had nothing to do with  a knowing or not knowing,  because knowing or not knowing has fck all to do with it, yet you keep bringing up or alluding to that you know the real Neil Lennon or that somehow knowing his inner goodness equates to qualifying as being suitable  as the next Celtic manager.
Personally I have a respect Neil Lennon and on a managerial aspect I even think he did an incredible job at Bolton to keep them up when all and sundry said they were a doomed team. 
But now that he has been given the job the discussion is over and I hope he lives up to the big task ahead.

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« Reply #14368 on: May 27, 2019, 01:09:58 AM »
Some clowns on here trying to wind up or just spew up crap they read somewhere else...

NL has been offered the job because Celtic feel he's the best candidate available to them, too many people judging him and they don't know him or anything about him. They'll be lining up next season waiting on Celtic to lose their first match so they can say "told you so".  He's a very intelligent guy who knows what he's doing, judge him when the season is over next year when they've played his way and his players...Ohh and being a Catholic from the North of Ireland doesn't make him sectarian or a bigot.
AFAICS, for the most part Celtic supporters judge Neil Lennon on his capability to be the next Celtic manager for the next 2 years and for the most part he was by far the less desired candidate. This had nothing to do with  a knowing or not knowing,  because knowing or not knowing has fck all to do with it, yet you keep bringing up or alluding to that you know the real Neil Lennon or that somehow knowing his inner goodness equates to qualifying as being suitable  as the next Celtic manager.
Personally I have a respect Neil Lennon and on a managerial aspect I even think he did an incredible job at Bolton to keep them up when all and sundry said they were a doomed team. 
But now that he has been given the job the discussion is over and I hope he lives up to the big task ahead.

The big task? They’ve won all before them domestically for years while Rangers were kicked out, they’ve had it easy. Rangers Aberdeen and the rest shouldn’t count even if they keep the same team.
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« Reply #14369 on: May 27, 2019, 07:43:40 AM »
Some clowns on here trying to wind up or just spew up crap they read somewhere else...

NL has been offered the job because Celtic feel he's the best candidate available to them, too many people judging him and they don't know him or anything about him. They'll be lining up next season waiting on Celtic to lose their first match so they can say "told you so".  He's a very intelligent guy who knows what he's doing, judge him when the season is over next year when they've played his way and his players...Ohh and being a Catholic from the North of Ireland doesn't make him sectarian or a bigot.
AFAICS, for the most part Celtic supporters judge Neil Lennon on his capability to be the next Celtic manager for the next 2 years and for the most part he was by far the less desired candidate. This had nothing to do with  a knowing or not knowing,  because knowing or not knowing has fck all to do with it, yet you keep bringing up or alluding to that you know the real Neil Lennon or that somehow knowing his inner goodness equates to qualifying as being suitable  as the next Celtic manager.
Personally I have a respect Neil Lennon and on a managerial aspect I even think he did an incredible job at Bolton to keep them up when all and sundry said they were a doomed team. 
But now that he has been given the job the discussion is over and I hope he lives up to the big task ahead.

The big task? They’ve won all before them domestically for years while Rangers were kicked out, they’ve had it easy. Rangers Aberdeen and the rest shouldn’t count even if they keep the same team.

No competition in Scotland? Granted Celtic should have, and did, win the league for the past 8 seasons. Cups are a different matter. As far as I can see Celtic lost a few league games over the course of this season. In one off games anything can happen which makes the treble treble remarkable. It hasn't been done anywhere before. Man utd with their unfair advantage in the 90's didn't do it, Barca haven't done it, PSG and Man City financially doped  haven't done it.