Declare the 9


I remember 1997 when another nine-in-a-row was about to be won.  We knew it was coming, we knew it would be difficult and we needed to get through the period.  I avoided all news coverage and football chat for over 24 hours that May, only to find out later that Motherwell’s Owen Coyle upset plans and the title had yet to be won.  I just wanted it over with, the delay was not helpful.

We are in the same situation now, there is not the remotest doubt the Premiership will be called and Celtic will be declared champions.  No one’s interest is served by further postponing the inevitable; it would only leave the SPFL in the spotlight longer than necessary.

Only box ticking exercises remain and today’s meeting between Premiership clubs and the SPFL should be the last.  Scottish football has more important things to worry about, it is in significant peril and needs to move energies on immediately.  Declare the 9.

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  1. bobby murdoch was in the pub extras scene,



    watched it all,



    connolly brilliance for acting.






    I raise a glass to helen.



    did not think i knew her i am not really in the close cqn circles.



    however, when i saw a picture from the front stand, aye i did.



    god bless you girl,

  2. for people and friends , god bless you hamilton tim, minx, pablo. st johnny doyle, every person who ever posted here in an authentic, genuine, walfrid hearted way,



    the rest of us, keep it lit.




    John Lennon *In My Life* *Look At Me*





    There are places I’ll remember


    All my life, though some have changed


    Some forever, not for better


    Some have gone, and some remain


    All these places had their moments


    With lovers and friends, I still can recall


    Some are dead, and some are living


    In my life, I’ve loved them all


    But of all these friends and lovers


    There is no one compares with you


    And these memories lose their meaning


    When I think of love as something new


    Though I know I’ll never lose affection


    For people and things that went before


    I know I’ll often stop and…

  3. Hamiltontim! Absolutely a legend!! An. Inspiration mate ! Hope to god that I go before my princess! But if not I pray I can remember you and your beautiful words ! Hope this post don’t offend bro , HH Chris and Helen

  4. Saint Stivs – John Lennon, Paul Simon and George Harrison : possibly the best sequence of postings EVER! Thank You!

  5. !!BADA BING!! on 16TH MAY 2020 5:26 PM


    GM- did he mention Celtic waived £300k a couple of years ago, to get split between the other clubs?



    Bada, explain please I understood it that we deferred the 300k for the benefit of Motherwell and another team I can’t remember possibly PT? Then we got our money at the end of the season, we didn’t gift it to them??

  6. Saint Stivs.



    Thank you dude.



    My Favourite is Neil at Ibrox with his crew.



    Forgive forevermore.



    Go harder and harder Howevaaaaaah.






    Chapter 15 is a Belter.😁

  7. A quadruple Treble just sounds insane.



    Thanks Celtic.



    Chris, we are all going Home soon.



    God Bless ye Brother in Celtic.



    Helen is in the company of our Lord and Saviour now. What a place to be.😁

  8. Melbourne Mick on

    Hello again all you young rebels.



    From another beautiful sunny Melbourne.


    A big happy hoopy birthday to our CSC president PADDYMACOZ.


    3 Score years and ten.


    Incredible to think we almost lost him a wee while back, but after


    a triple bypass, a bout of pneumonia, and many heart scare


    moments the aul Celtic warrior beat it all, and will lead our club


    in Mornington for years to come.


    Happy 70th PADDY.


    If only they would declare the 9 now, and make it a Paddy’s


    day to remember.


    Now for a wee toast to the wonderful Minx, couldn’t team up


    with you ghuys because of time difference, so here’s to


    HAMILTON TIM & HELEN R.I.P. you beautiful person.


    H.H . Mick



    Have a Happy Hoopy Birthday young man !


    You are about to witness Celtic’s “second” 9 in a Row…so you and I also have that in common..LOL


    God Bless.


    Stay safe.



  10. bigrailroadblues on

    I was 16 when we won our first 9 in a row. Didn’t really celebrate it, took our success for granted. I’m going to make up for it this year. PAAAARTY!!!!😂🥳🍺

  11. Castore will officially be announced today at Ibrox today.



    Making an announcement on a Sunday morning, it appears even the huns are embarrassed by their new partner.


    BROGAN HOGAN TREVINO ………………………………………………..






    FERENC PUSKAS scored all 3 and got a losers medal.

  13. !!Bada Bing!! on

    G-D on 17TH MAY 2020 1:36 AM


    !!BADA BING!! on 16TH MAY 2020 5:26 PM





    GM- did he mention Celtic waived £300k a couple of years ago, to get split between the other clubs?







    Bada, explain please I understood it that we deferred the 300k for the benefit of Motherwell and another team I can’t remember possibly PT? Then we got our money at the end of the season, we didn’t gift it to them??



    Doncaster volunteered the info a couple of weeks ago on Radio Scotland, I think it was a standard payment across the board, and Celtic passed on it,and was shared amongst the rest of the SPL Clubs at the time.

  14. Some lovely posts last night in memory of dear Helen.



    This really can be a lovely place.



    Thank you all for being here.

  15. Good morning CQN from a wet and windy Garngad



    What an emotional read back that was.



    Hamiltontim – we have never met as I am a relative newbie to the blog, but going from the beautiful words and posts your lovely wife has received she must have been one of Gods angels on earth.



    No alcoholic toast at this time but a coffe cup raised in her honour.



    God bless



    D. :)

  16. blantyretim is praying for the Knox family on

    Happy 70th paddymacoz



    Hail Hail ☘️☘️

  17. Paddymacoz – 70 years young. Wow



    🍻🍻🍻 Happy 🎂 Birthday 🎉



    D. :)

  18. I see Sevco put out a statement at 7.09am this morning announcing the mighty Castore as kit makers😂😂😂



    7.09am on a Sunday😂😂😂



    They were Probably going to do it tomorrow but as we have a party planned brought it forward to when they shred evidence at the Victorian bigoted lavvy block.



    D. :)

  19. The £300,000 was given to 2 clubs who, because of the split, failed to get a 2nd home game against either Celtic or Sevco, I think it was Motherwell and someone else, can’t remember who though, por cierto

  20. Very H888py 70th Birthday 🎉







    🏆🏆🏆🍀🏆🏆🏆🍀🏆🏆🏆🍀🏆🏆🤔- tbc

  21. Good to hear you,re celebrating your 70th birthday today, maybe a big present from Celtic tomorrow. Enjoy your day. Hail Hail Hebcelt

  22. !!Bada Bing!! on

    PC- I think it was Celtic’s money,but decided to give it away? That’s what I read from Doncaster’s statement….

  23. Ion from work after a long old shift


    I raise a cup of tea to Helen Dunese Stewart.


    I smile


    You were one of us.


    A Celt,A mother,A wife and a leader.


    God bless you Helen


    Rest in peace


    God bless you Chris and the boys.




  24. Paddymacoz


    Happy Hoopy Birthday. Hope to meet again if/when we make it over once more – and Melbourne Mick (nae excuses next time…) 🤣🤣🍀🍀

  25. 21-5-79 🍀 on

    Oh My Days! Listen tae this pish!..🤣



    “Castore have deliberately selected Rangers, the world’s most successful football club, as they enter the football market, which will see them partner with 3-5 other major clubs across Europe in the next 18 months.



    “Castore is backed by a consortium of high-profile private investors worth a combined £5billion”…