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With financial projections which provide entertaining reading, Rangers International promoted director, Walter Smith, to the position of chairman.  Smith immediately proclaimed, “Unity among the directors is vital”, although he was not asked about the forthcoming EGM where fellow directors Malcolm Murray and Chris Morgan face dismissal, while a third director, Charles Green, suggested he was going to resign by today, but has not got around to filling out the form yet (does this guy have ‘form’ when it comes to filling Companies House forms?)…..

They don’t do unity very well.

The only show in town is season ticket sales; for all clubs.  Maybe Celtic should appoint Martin O’Neill to the board for a few weeks to allow the newspapers to provide some bluster for those who more convinced by headlines and sound-bites than strategy?  Perhaps not.  Let’s stick to plan.

Lisbon Lion in Ayrshire, send reinforcements!

Willie Wallace will be at Waterstons in Ayr from 1-3pm this afternoon, get along (with camera) if you can.

Tomorrow Willie will be at the Celtic Superstore from 12-2pm before going to the Celtic Shop, Clydebank, from 3.30-5.30pm.  Get out and meet the man.

Great to meet so many people at Waterstons, Stirling, last night. The store sold out of Willie’s autobiography. There was actually a queue of people waiting to enter the store at one point.

Just a few days left on the auction for the signed Messi strip, a magnificent piece of football memorabilia. Keep an eye on it here.

Order your copy of Heart of a Lion, delivered before Father’s Day, below…..


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  1. prestonpans bhoys on

    praecepta

     

    23:24 on

     

    31 May, 2013

     

     

    wait to a pint of order comes on…

  2. macjay1 for Neil Lennon

     

     

    23:15 on 31 May, 2013

     

     

    Gary is a big game goalscorer. I hope he signs on for a few more years, especially as he is going into the prime of his life, playing football wise.

     

     

    Celtic have a real chance of holding onto all our best players this Summer, IMO.

     

     

    Samaras&Broonie are still the Finest Men, well because they are the elders.

     

     

    It is all very good in the hood, the U13s are incredibly special, you just wait to see that crop mature.

  3. Total Stupidity strikes again, have all the finals scribbled down and ticked Chelsea as beating United in the penalty shoot out game. Gawd Almighty whats it between me and bloody Chelsea. Should have united 3/2 and Chelsea 2/1 Aw Well.

  4. Q5 Answers:

     

     

    Since the EPL was formed in 1993 – what’s the total number of EPL team of appearances in a CL final?

     

    • 9 (winners 4 losers 5); Man Utd 2/4, Liverpool 1/2, Chelsea 1/2, Arsenal 0/1.

  5. !!Bada Bing!! on

    Sevco tv with the Walter love in eh bhoys.He’s a lovely man and a thoughtful man, I wonder where this thoughtful man was when Neil Lennon was getting death threats.Yep the clown waited until league was won.

     

    Post of the day my friend.HH

  6. Doc You should be keeping your head down, over here we Tims pride ourselves in saying we have no interest in EPL, thats why I’m deliberately getting a few wrong. Well thats my story and I’m sticking to it.

  7. corkcelt

     

     

    23:35 on 31 May, 2013

     

     

    Agreed, Celtic only for me, BUT

     

     

    Praecepta, good quiz, well done

     

     

    Hail Hail

  8. Rapid finish (while I try to work out scores update).

     

     

    Q6?

     

     

    How many Championship Teams (total number) have been in the EPL (excluding Cardiff – just promoted). Simple answer – e.g. 10/ 20/ 30/ 40 (these numbers are an example and are not the correct answer – just want a number).

     

     

    Confused.com!

  9. Macjay1

     

     

    Hiya.. Palomine?

     

     

    Nice tae Greet and Meetya.. Wance Mair.

     

     

    Sure, there wiz a time when We did need tae Bring in A New FACE

     

    or Two or three or.. TEN..

     

     

     

    But. that Phase in the Life of the Club is Over. done.. Nae Mair.

     

     

    Neil, has done the Very Devil of a Job.

     

     

    He has tae be noo.. just oan the Verge of Saint Hood..as faur as Ah am Concerned.. He is a Shoo In..fur that Honor.

     

     

     

    Neil..has bin Just whit the Doctor Ordered..

     

     

    at the time when he came in tae the Wheel Hoose.. we wur Lurchin. in the Storm.. and heading fur the Rocks..

     

     

    However.. well.. You Know the rest..

     

     

     

    Anyway.. Ah need tae Catch Masel.. or.. Ah will Ramble too much..

     

     

    Noo..

     

     

    back tae Maverick..

     

     

    in A Nutshell..

     

     

    We are a Young Team..and we wull only get Bettah as we play more and More together.

     

     

    Even Without the services of Either.. Hoops or Victor .. FORSTER.

     

     

    We wull Live and Prosper..

     

     

    Yep..

     

     

    Ah see us doing Awfy well in Europe Next season

     

     

     

    An didnae feel as Sanguine.. aboot oor chances of success in Euro..at the beginning of Last Season..

     

     

    But.. Ah wiz Happily Surprised..

     

     

    so.. going by that..

     

     

     

    Mebbe..

     

     

     

    In the Coming Season..

     

     

    Ah should Continue tae Feel that We wullnae Dae Too Weel ,in Europe..

     

     

    But, Ah wullnae.

     

     

     

    Ah wull stand fast.. and

     

     

    Continue, tae Be Confident that We wull Take Europe By Storm..

     

     

    Or ..at least.. by a Sunny Shower.. in the Up coming season.

     

     

    So there~

     

     

    Nice Chatting,pal

     

     

    Kojo

     

    Still Laugin’

  10. macjay1 for Neil Lennon on

    petec

     

    23:27 on 31 May, 2013

     

     

    We have had a very successful season,garnished with a lot of laughs at the expense of

     

    the baby class.

     

     

    Now we are faced with the weight of expectation,particularly in Europe.

     

    Qualification for the group stages will be a huge challenge.

     

    Failure to qualify will leave a real void in the season.

     

    Of course,there`s always Europa.

     

     

    Youth developement is crucial to progress.Never mind the Quality Street kids,I remember the Kelly kids,Celtic`s “answer” to the Busby Babes.

     

    The Kelly kids became the Lions.

  11. confused.com Is it the number of teams in the present Championship, if so I’ll chance 8. However when I see eg 30/40 I’m guessing I’m misunderstanding the question. Jaysus I feel like I’m back in school and I’m really pissing off the teacher.

  12. Doc

     

     

    That’s to give me time! :-)

     

     

    You’re pals with CRC – does he have the whole family, chalk-boards, post-it notes and a couple of laptops running on a Friday night?

     

     

    Am drinking here like a guy on the City News Desk in front of a typewriter (obviously not a MSM sport’s hack). :-)

  13. macjay1 for Neil Lennon

     

     

    23:44 on 31 May, 2013

     

     

    _____________________________

     

     

    You are right on compadre.

     

     

    Kojo wants us banking the millions, I want them spent at the grassroots because they will pay off a lot more than paying guys 40000 G a week, if we just have a little patience.

     

     

    Nae huns about, so there is nae excuse not to go wholeheartedly down this Ajax route so dear to Tommy Burns Heart.

  14. Scores update – only a couple of questions left (thank God someone at the back shouts).

     

     

    Burghboy – 20

     

    Prestonpans bhoys – 12

     

    Doc – 19

     

    TET – 16

     

    Corkcelt – 14

     

    Paddy Turner – 7 (MIA)

     

    UnionbearBhind – 18

     

    West csc – 9 (late starter)

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