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Brozek in Glasgow chess game. Check.

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Two years ago I had a memorable journey from one end of Poland to the other, mostly in silent prayer that our man from Poland would slow down, to check out a few footballers, including Wisla Krakow striker, Pawel Brozek, who obliged with a goal.

Pawel has played mostly as a lone striker, he can hold the ball up and bring others into the game.  He’s not a particularly tricky player but he has good positional sense inside the box.  His move to Trabzonspor last year hasn’t worked out well as he has played back up to scoring sensation, Burak Yilmaz, who is averaging better than a goal per game in the league this season.  Brozek’s record at Wisla was comparable to Maciej Zurawski, who he replaced as top striker in the league.

The Polish CQN brigade told me Celtic should move for Pawel and his twin brother before Trabzonspor signed them.  When news leaked that Pawel was a target to replace ex-Rangers player (too soon?) Nikica Jelavic our man in Poland suggested he would pick up a lot of points for Rangers in the SPL.

If he comes to Celtic on a six month loan both parties will have plenty of opportunity to figure out if there is long term fit.  In the meantime, should Pawel arrive we have someone to put pressure on Gary Hooper and Anthony Stokes and the Cheeky Chappie will have to consider his next move (again, too soon?).

On the subject of Jelavic….  Remember in August 2010 when we were told he “effectively went on strike” to engineer his escape from Rapid Vienna after the player declared he wasn’t able to face Aston Villa?  I hear he’s unable to play against Hibs this afternoon.

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  1. Any CQNers going to the Tommy Burns Supper at CP tonight?

     

     

    bjmac will be there, come over and say hello, speccy, beardy and baldy and some (well me) would say extremely handsome ;-)

     

     

    hh

     

     

    bjmac

  2. CentenaryBhoy says:

     

    28 January, 2012 at 16:11

     

     

    i honestly dont give a flying f*** about excuses, selling jelly increases our chance of winning league, i hope they do sell jelly, its very simple

     

     

    there is no excuse you either win or lose thats the bottom line, we have lost the league over the last three years, i want to win the league

     

     

    if they want to use excuses then you can apply them to their league wins i.e. because they did not pay their taxes etc…

  3. I am Neil Lennon - LTPS on

    Pawel will do for me. He fills a gap in our current squad’s skill set.

     

     

    He can score goals with his head and he can score a penalty.

     

     

    Oh… And he snubbed Them. Sounds a bit like BBJ (with more hair).

  4. Lennon n Mc....Mjallby on

    Fed up saying about Hibs,total cabbages,cannot be trusted to hold their own pish.

  5. Ten Men Won The League on

    SkySporksNews Sky Sporks News

     

    by celticrumours

     

    BREAKING; Sky Sources say Sir Alex Ferguson has physically lashed out at David De Gea in the Liverpool tunnel following their defeat.

  6. stephbhoy

     

     

    We will win it whether they have him or not. I’d rather they didn’t get the money for him!

     

     

    HH

  7. Ten Men Won The League says:

     

    28 January, 2012 at 16:29

     

     

    If that’s true, that’ll do the young guy plenty of good…Swallex, once a hun…

  8. Fur the Last time..

     

     

    You guys..oot there..and ye Know WHO ye ur..

     

     

    Stoap..

     

     

    Using

     

     

    The Woid…

     

     

    “TURGID”

     

     

    When ye mean.. the Woid…”TORPID”!

     

     

    Ah know ye dinnae know this.. Obviously!

     

     

    But..

     

     

    “TURGID”

     

     

    Means…

     

     

    SWOLLEN, DISTENDED, INFLATED,

     

     

     

    While..

     

     

    “TORPID”

     

     

    Means…

     

     

    SLUGGISH, INACTIVE, DULL, SLOW, LETHARGIC..

     

     

    So..

     

     

    Ah dinna Want tae see written oan here…

     

     

    “Celtic’s Play wiz very TURGID.. and Boring…”

     

     

    when it should be..

     

     

    “Celtic’s Play wiz very TORPID..and Boring..”

     

     

    Right?

     

     

    Right.

     

     

     

     

    Kojo

  9. red for hibs def mcdade for nothin

     

    off

     

    hibs down to 10

     

    surprise surprise

     

     

    think he was bookd first half

     

    no sure

  10. The Honest Cover-up on

    Brozek looks impressive in the youtube video doing the rounds.

     

    Not the tall physical striker who’d give us an extra dimension we were hoping for, but looks like he’d provide quality cover for Stokes and Hooper. I’ll settle for that.

     

    His goal scoring stats look good, espicially 2007-9. The boy certainly looks like he knows how to put his laces through the ball!

     

    For those who say anyone can look good in a youtube compilation they’ve obviously not seen Bangura’s video!

  11. CentenaryBhoy says:

     

    28 January, 2012 at 16:30

     

     

     

    i think we will win the league also, but i think the selling of jelly will make for an easier ride.

     

     

    the money will be there for him in the summer as well, its better for us if he goes now

     

     

    but no matter when they get the money its just going to fill the hole in their accounts, even without the tax case they’re in deep and will hav to cut into their wage bill, CW said it himself

  12. Nuclear Bovril and a Half Munched Pie on

    I am Neil Lennon – LTPS says:

     

    28 January, 2012 at 16:27

     

     

    Agree. As ever my personal jury will remain out til I’ve seen him in the Hoops. As with any ‘unknowns’ (well unknown to me) I always have a wee voice in the back of my head saying ‘if he was that good, why has nobody else signed him?’ but then I had no clue about Kayal, Victor, Izzy et – bleeding- cetera. Hoping the scouts and management have found another surprise package.

  13. Kojo

     

    Turgid – Torpid.

     

    Agree – tired of seeing it, not only on this site either.

     

    Lot’s of non St. Gerards bhoys on here :-)

     

     

    Greetings from a freezing PNW.

     

     

    James_Oregon

  14. The Honest Cover-up on

    BABASONICOS71 says:

     

    28 January, 2012 at 15:53

     

     

    Exactly. Obviously we should never sign a player based solely on a youtube video but it can give you a quick insight to a player. Put it this way; if youtube had been around in 1998 when an “unknown Slovakian” signed it would have saved the blushes of a lot of supporters and journalists!

  15. Nuclear Bovril and a Half Munched Pie on

    The Honest Cover-up says:

     

    28 January, 2012 at 16:35

     

     

    Aha, indeed. I am presently crumpling up my ‘any player looks good on YouTube’ manifesto and preparing to flick it into a bin.

     

     

    Mind you, I still feel, re Bang Bang Epic Hair, I haven’t seen enough to make a judgement. How many minutes has the fella actually played? How many of those were effects-of-injury-free? Ok if I was a betting man I would not be putting the mortgage on him being a works beater but I still give the guy a square go. Uh, not in the fisticuffs sense.

  16. 67Heaven ... I am Neil Lennon..!! Tick Tock !! on

    How can we have signed him……..it hasn’t been mentioned on any of our radio stations…?

  17. Nuclear Bovril and a Half Munched Pie on

    Works beater = world beater.

     

     

    And if any of you say he should be a panel beater then you are being far too cruel.

  18. Lennon n Mc....Mjallby on

    I notice Ravenscraig Wide-O didn’t surround himself with many adults in those pics.

  19. Warning…

     

     

    “Danger, Danger.. Will Robinson..and YOU, tae.. Lennie…”

     

     

    Please Guys…

     

     

    Do Not UNDERESTIMATE the HIBS..

     

     

    Sure, They Lie Doon tae oor Rivals..maist Teams Dae.

     

     

    Howvahhhhhhhhh…

     

     

    Remember, how The Hibs Thwarted us.. Earlier ,in the Season???

     

     

    In October…in the League.. At oor HAME??

     

     

    Nil-Nil??

     

     

    Na..

     

     

    Ah wid no be sae Skeech… as you Yins..in Writin’ Hibs Aff!

     

     

    So

     

     

    Cool Ye’re Jets, Guys..

     

     

    Ah am very chary o’ meetin’ them.. in Edinburgh.

     

     

    Kojo

  20. Nuclear Bovril and a Half Munched Pie on

    Shortbread commentator will have to change his ppppPPPANTs after his over excited celebration of Davis’ goal there.

  21. Joe Filippis Haircut on

    Kojo. Anyone who drop points to this Hibernian side who have absolutely no confidence and no idea would really need to be playing with 8 men. H.H.

  22. Posted this a while ago from Rankers Media – still makes me laugh.

     

     

    “Why are the banks reluctant to help Rangers?

     

     

    Couldn’t help but notice that two out of three chairmen of Scotland’s biggest banks are Earl Haigs and are BOTH season ticket holders at the Brendanbeu. Granting Rangers a credit facility as opposed to servicing a loan/debt are two separate things. There is something not right here.”

     

     

    Off to the vigil.

  23. RATM says:

     

    28 January, 2012 at 16:55

     

     

    Craig Whyte is one odd looking guy, even for a Hun.

     

     

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

     

     

    I agree,he’s like a composite of other people’s body parts,all that don’t fit.

     

    The lovechild of Michael Heseltine and a spacehopper! :-)

  24. BOBBY MURDOCH'S CURLED-UP WINKLEPICKERS on

    Watching a rerun of ESCAPE FROM SOBIBOR on YESTERDAY.

     

     

    Somewhat Hollywoodified,no doubt,and everyone knows the story of THE HOLOCAUST.

     

     

    Try to catch it if it is on again soon,it is a powerful reminder.

  25. bjmac says:

     

     

    28 January, 2012 at 16:25

     

     

    Any CQNers going to the Tommy Burns Supper at CP tonight?

     

    —————————————————————————

     

     

    Yes – I’m going with ma burd and 4 x others.

     

    Tip – There is an auction, get your hands on the hand made hooped shaving set (I’ve got inside information on it) an absolute steal if it goes for less than £80.00.

  26. kojo

     

     

    English lessons from you is like taking financial advice from Craig Whyte…

     

     

    yir pal who aye has time fur ye

  27. Monaghan1900 says:

     

    28 January, 2012 at 16:58

     

     

    “The brendanbeu”, the problem with that is I think it’s quite funny, so it doesn’t really work in the way they intend it to. I also laughed at the San Giro, after all sticks and stone may break my bones, but they’re still Huns!

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