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Blinkered Views risky punt against St Mirren

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In his Bookies Corner article for the current issue of CQN Magazine, columnist, Blinkered Views, suggested St Mirren offered good value for a punt on relegation.  I spoke to him when he submitted the article and suggested, “Surely Dunfermline?”  He agreed Dunfermline were most likely for the drop but they offered no value.  St Mirren, on the other hand, were 9/1 for the drop and he made a good case why this was worth a bet.

St Mirren promptly spoiled Christmas for thousands (not your or me) by coming from behind to beat Rangers but that has been their only win in 8 league games.  We also don’t need to be reminded that when visiting St Mirren Park, form is a poor guide.  Celtic exited the Scottish Cup there a week after beating Saints 7-0 at Celtic Park.  They are a team who can raise their game for the big occasion and the visit of Celtic, live on TV, is as big as it gets around Paisley.

Paddy McCourt has enjoyed his visits there and has been key to Celtic collecting the points a couple of times.  Don’t be surprised if he makes a match winning appearance from the bench.

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  1. JimmyQuinnsBits on

    Am gonna take out the biggest loan the suckers’ll gie me…. an all they buy now pay in 2013 deals… ah how I’ll laugh

     

     

    aw… hing oan

  2. Ok, it’s approaching 9am Saturday here. Game on TV at 11pm, so signing off to get showered. Well, it’s a start.

     

     

    Be back in 12 hours for the build-up.

     

     

    Sleep well all Tims back home.

     

     

    Hail Hail.

  3. tommytwiststommyturns Kano 1000 on

    Sanna – who the feck is Jacques Loussier, ya auld tart ?!!

     

     

    Jazz….Nice !

     

     

    T4

  4. Here is the Celik team to lay the Saints in Paisley tomorrow:

     

     

    Stewart Kerr

     

     

    Jackie Mac

     

    Mick McCarthy

     

    Lex Baillie

     

    Darius Wdowcek

     

     

    Pedro Grant

     

    Mike Galloway

     

    Joe Miller

     

    Owen Archdeacon

     

     

    Mark McGhee

     

    Darius Dziekenowski

     

     

    C’mon you boys in green – make Lenny proud….

     

     

    TJ

  5. G64..

     

     

    i know mate it is only a wee joke,

     

    Ill see him next time I am in the vogue, coz no chance of seeing that guy called vogue punter.. o)

  6. Tommy Joad

     

     

    Cheers m8.

     

     

    Tom McLaughlin

     

     

    Here is hoping the Celts put on a cracking show tomorrow. I genuinely think we are ready to go up a gear now and will not let them get a look in during this second half of the season. We are strengthening all the time and Neil has never been more focussed and that is Very Good news for all Celtic fans.

     

     

    Hail Hail m8.

  7. My dear,dear,dear,friend.. Petec.

     

     

    Hiya,Palomine?

     

     

    Mark Levin’s New Bookbuster ..is a Brammer.

     

     

    Foist we hiv.. Pat.. the Fienian.. Buchanan’s ..Tour de Force.

     

    Now

     

     

    Mark’s, which Ah couldnae pit doon.. and it wiznae because..

     

    that it wiz covered in Crazy Glue!

     

     

    Noo.. Back tae the … Fun Stuff..

     

     

    Sammi,is an Enigma,awe right!… wrapped, in a Auld Copy o’ “The DANDY”!

     

     

    Despite, Ma Hopes .. tae the CONTRARY..

     

     

    He has bin Playing rather well.. during the last .. Ten Games..

     

     

    Yep.. Ah hiv bin Carefully Coontin’ them!

     

     

    Fur.. Ye jist Know…that His Run o’ Fine Form..

     

     

    Is Gonna. Come tae an End…

     

     

    Soon..

     

     

    Howevahhhhhhh..’

     

     

    The Sly Big Besom, has Fooled me.. by ..

     

     

    Insistin’ in Gien us..Mair the A Few.. Maist Acceptable Performances.

     

     

    Curses!

     

     

    Diz He knows he is Deprivin’ , Me..o’ Pennin’

     

     

    Umpteen, Postin’s..loaded wi’ Complaints??

     

     

    Anyway..

     

     

    Mark Levin, he is the tops.

     

     

    Kojo

     

    yer pal..who likes ye aloater

  8. BT

     

    Correct pal.

     

    He’s going to change his moniker to XVP.

     

    This will get him really wound up when he reads back in the morning.

  9. BT

     

    It’s okay for you up at Charing X.

     

    I’ll have to suffer the wrath of VP.

     

    Hope to see you soon at my fav Blantyre bar.

  10. I used to really like George McCluskey. I would wind up the old man by saying he was better than Bobby Lennox :)

  11. Hey Gents,

     

     

    Can I make a request for folks to pray for Alan McMenemey’s family after his body was confirmed identified in Baghdad today.

     

    4 years for me professionally but a lifetime for his dad et al.

  12. St Stivs

     

     

    I sat late last night till almost 3 bells watching and re-watching a 20 mins spell of the huns game on 28th Dec just for the singing.

     

     

    At the time – being hauf cut – i didnt quite realise just how good the atmosphere was after the new Joe Joe Super Joe scored. It was superb! And here’s a wee taster…….

     

     

    This Famous Old Ground Is Jumping

     

     

    HAIL! HAIL!

     

    Token

  13. jude2005 is Neil Lennon \o/ on

    Old Pulteney Malt of the Year and Ive got the proof!! Well I did 5 mins ago. lol

  14. Partizan says:

     

    20 January, 2012 at 23:17

     

    I used to really like George McCluskey. I would wind up the old man by saying he was better than Bobby Lennox :)

     

    ———————-

     

     

    George McCluskey is a fantastic guy.

     

     

    But I’m sure that even he would agree that he could do tens of things that the Buzzbomb couldn’t do but that Bobby could do thousands of things that he couldn’t do.

     

     

    Your Faither could spot a player….

  15. The Token Tim says:

     

    20 January, 2012 at 23:21

     

     

     

    ————–

     

     

    VMHAN took me in with the Green Brigade.

     

     

    Right up there with the best Jungle experiences I ever had.

     

     

    it was some night.

  16. Lardo

     

     

    will light a candle tomorrow St Patricks Anderson..

     

     

    also for my buddy Jamie who called me on his way home from work to tell me his grandfather had died suddenly, two months ago hid grandmother died, his father is in a bad place right now, he is a lovely lad from Arbroath and after working with me is now a tim..

     

     

    he is the reason I am working tomorrow…

  17. St Stivs,

     

     

    I normally sit in 113 just along from the GB and they do know how to get things going, but for the 2nd Huns game on the bounce I ended up further away than I wouldve liked (although not quite the 7000 miles away that I was back for the 3-0 game!), as a mate of mine took me to the Investors club…..the beer was flowing before during (HT) and after in there.

     

     

    Glad you had a ball in with them. Bet it was slightly less messy and les sway-ay than the Jungle though….. ;-)

     

     

    HAIL! HAIL!

     

    Token

     

     

    PS – My mate saw his Windfall no up on the big screen and thought he’d won the 15k………turns out he won the £50 vouchers for 2nd prize……..was wee bit gutted :-)

  18. I really think we should have a CQN day in the Bon Accord, well a whisky day….(plenty of real ales too)

     

     

    They gave a superb selection of whisky starting from £2.95 all the way up to ove £100 for a nip..

     

     

    big Paul is a great host and a tim of curse or i would not be giving it the philvis…

     

     

    TTT they do whiskey too… Japanese whiskey also New Zealand stuff

  19. tommytwiststommyturns Kano 1000 on

    Got a bottle of Auld Pulteney at Christmas from my in-laws.

     

    It’s not getting opened yet….not yet! Well overdue a whisky sesh with a couple of old soaks….!

     

     

    T4

  20. Will jelavic play tomorrow? How will his frame of mind be after the unsettling transfer talk? Or maybe that won’t be worthy of comment……….

     

     

    P.S. Rangers should sign joey Barton. The classless b**tards deserve each other.

  21. The Legend Johnny Doyle on

    Guys

     

     

    I am off Skiing for a week in Switzerland tomorrow and will be leaving in about 3 hours time. But I am sad?… Sad because I might not get to hear instantly the Hun demise.

     

     

    Worried just in case I am going to miss all the fun of the imploding Hun. The Champagne has been in the fridge for months, I would be gutted if their breasts went North and I wasn’t here to witness the old media fall over themselves to save their Lamb take aways and my Champagne in the fridge for months would remained uncorked…!

     

     

    So I am going to be selfish here Ghuys….. I hope their breasts don’t take that great trip up the road before I come back from Skiing, the reasons being obvious…. Let them suffer another week I say, it will do them good!

     

     

    I will be testing my iPhone skills in the next few days.. ;)

     

     

    God Bless you all,

     

     

    JD

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