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Dedryck after his MVP performance and Craig

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Appropriate appreciation is due to Dedryk Boyata for his MVP performance on Wednesday. He scored the goal that won the points, could have scored more and made the most impressive defensive intervention of the game.

If scouts were in the Celtic Park stand watching, he did all he could to entice an offer, but a sample size of one game is not enough to validate a change in form for me.

Brendan has a big selection decision to make for Hearts on Sunday. You could argue he’s got the best from Patrick Roberts by bringing him on as a substitute in Celtic’s last four games, the most recent three of which the player considerably lifted the Celtic performance. Patrick will be wondering what he needs to do to get a start.

Chelsea want to sign Craig Gordon? No surprise there, they did sign Magnus Hedman a year after he left Celtic, after all. Craig is playing well and a reliable cog in an effective defensive wheel. But you know me. This far off the qualifiers, it’s all about the price as far as I’m concerned.

Everyone has a price, to think otherwise is to deny the future exists.

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  1. mild mannered Pedro delgado on

    Regarding dedryk

     

     

    While I agree,he played well the other night,(and I had him as first scorer -bloody Ladbroke 25/1-

     

    When he was pressed he hit risky passes on a couple of occasions

     

     

    I don’t know if Brendan can Instill confidence in him

     

     

    Confidence is everything for a footballer. If you don’t believe in your self you ain’t gonna make it

  2. Maarahcash,Express,would happen to have been Arrols, engineering works.Dunn Street,I worked in Hollins,Mill in Boden Street, another hun hole,4 of us down in the basement, illegally, playing cards,got caught,3 of them Protestant,me Catholic,who got sacked right on the spot,me,not one of them came not even the union,it really never bothered me ,till I got older ,then reliased,what a lot of decent men and women,had to put up with,just because they were Catholic.

  3. Mags.

     

    The other night you advised another poster to watch Oliver Stone’s The Untold Story of the United States . I took your advice and I’m glad I did. Cheers .

     

    Getting educated on CQN CSC.

  4. BGFC

     

    Well done to your daughter, i’m also celebrating ,my daughter has just been promoted to Senior Management Accountant in NHS , so having a wee swally as we speak !

  5. Gerryfaethebrig on

    Jobo/CRC

     

     

    Hope all the GFS punters have their picks in so you can have a relaxing Friday night :-)

  6. Gerryfaethebrig on

    BGFC

     

     

    Just read back great news for your daughter, hopefully in a couple of years weeBGFC does well at school but preferably a wee contract in at Celtic park would suffice :-)

  7. Phyllis Dietrichson on

    BGFC – delighted to hear the news about your daughter – I’m sure that she, and wee BGFC, will do you proud. One piece of advice that I always give my own teenagers is that – given a choice between the easy option and the hard option, always choose the hard option, because it will make it easier for you in 20 years time.

     

     

    Hail hail.

  8. embramike supporting Res 12 on

    Seemingly Sevco knocked back by Port Vale for keeper because they wanted instalment plan !

     

     

    Inside The SPFL@AgentScotland

     

    The Rangers bid for Jak Alnwick was £70k up front & £60k in the Summers of 2018, 2019 & 2020, this doesn’t trigger his £250k buy out clause.

  9. Gerryfaethebrig on

    Park Road 67

     

     

    Enjoy your wee swally and congrats on your daughter success

     

     

    On the Craig Gordon topic, a bit like Leigh Griffiths keep the goalies that make the saves and keep the strikers that score the goals

     

     

    Craig&LeighCSC

  10. —— Greetings……Mr Zbszek….

     

     

    Wave Goodbye To The US Troops In Eastern Poland….

     

     

    Putin & The Donald….

     

     

     

    Making Europe Great….Again !

     

     

     

    Just Like When Aslan Came Back To Wintry Narnia….

     

     

    And Banished The Wicked Queen Merkel .

     

     

    Absorb The New Zeitgeist

     

     

    Spring Has SPRUNG…!

     

     

    ——–

  11. theglasgowcelticway on

    Zybszek,

     

    Yes it’s International holocaust day but also the march for life in Washington. The modern day holocaust.

  12. Celtic Champs Elect on

    ME

     

     

    Excellent post and a story many on here can say that happened to me

     

     

     

    When is aw naw getting back on

  13. MAGS, YOU WILL LIKE THIS ONE……………….HH

     

     

     

     

     

    When asked what he thinks about General Mattis being considered for Secretary of Defense, Rob O’Neill (the man who killed Bin Laden), said, “General Mattis has a bear rug in his home. It’s not dead, it’s just afraid to move”.

  14. Gerryfaethebrig on

    Get Ryan Christie on

     

     

    By the way was Scott Bain not on Ronny’s radar ?

     

     

    Couldn’t lace Craig’s gloves

  15. Hunderbirds are Gone on

    Dons V Dens

     

     

    Neither team can stitch three passes together, but both have hit the woodwork.

     

    Dundee have had the ball in the net but given offside.

  16. i'vehadtochangemyname on

    if cg goes – any chance of us putting a bid in for b mckay – seemingly he’s that good he could play in any position

  17. margaret mcgill

     

     

    Maggie you mentioned on Burns night that Scots found themselves of different sides of the American War of Independence in the Carolinas in the 1770s. Many Highlanders, and Lowlanders for that matter were encouraged to go to North Carolina by the Colony itself, with offers of work land etc. Most were loyal to the British Crown for that reason but post 1746 that was not always the case. Interestingly Flora MacDonald and her husband Alan, also a MacDonald, arrived in NC in 1774. Alan was a Captain in the British Army, and Flora despite having spent some time in the Tower of London post 1746 was also a Loyalist. Unfortunately for them they paid the price for their loyalty, and following the defeat of the British lost everything, and either jailed or forced into exile in Nova Scotia. They both ended back in the Isle of Skye where Flora was buried. Fascinating period of both Scottish and American history.

  18. Hunderbirds are Gone on

    Dons V Dens

     

     

    Ex Celts showing well.

     

    McGowan for Dundee, McGinn for Sheep. Both nearly scored.

  19. Gerryfaethebrig on

    Ryan Christie must be correct…..the Dandy Dons definitely the 2nd best outfit in the Spl

  20. Hunderbirds are Gone on

    Mind wandering watching this game…….

     

     

    …… Dundee were semi-finalists in the 1962-63 European Cup (Champions League for younger readers – Ed), Winning the first leg against Milan. They also reached the semi-finals of the 1967-68 Fairs Cup (Europa League – Ed) losing out against Leeds Utd by a single goal over two legs

     

    And of course Aberdeen triumphed in the 1982-83 Cup Winners Cup, beating Bayern Munich en route to the final and toppling Real Madrid in the Final.

     

     

    Scottish Football needs a strong Sevco? Does it flip.