Firhill is the stage, fickle looking form


You can imagine the anticipation Celtic players as they arrived for training this morning for Saturday’s visit to Firhill. They must be bursting a gut, just desperate to get onto the field and do their stuff. You and I have seen lots of this team, but right now, today, they will have an edge that’s been missing for so long. They have questions to answer, points to prove and a league title to win.

Firhill will be their stage. If anyone at Lennoxtown is in doubt about the job required, I still have my boots, just let me at them.

It’s indicative of where we are that those two draws (Hamilton and Dundee) plunged us into a form crisis. Since the turn of the year we’ve won 9 out of 13 games, failing to win twice with 10 men, once away to our nearest challengers, and that awful Dundee game at Celtic Park. Were it not for the two red cards, I expect the dip in form would be scarcely noticeable.

Over the same period Aberdeen have had a far easier programme, playing only 9 games (in 9 weeks). They’ve won six of these games, including the last two, which has put a more respectable look on their form. It’s still not any better than Celtic’s, though.

We’re still playing fixture catch-up, as we’ve six games in the next five weeks, to Aberdeen’s four, but that’s the price of reaching the latter stages of cup competitions.

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  1. clogher celt on

    Mountblow Tim,



    My condolences on the passing of your wife. May she rest in peace.

  2. Captain Beefheart on

    Absurd cheating from the Portuguese(as usual). Two comical moments of playacting against Zenit.

  3. WeefratheTim on

    Evening all.






    “G” please pass my condolences to Mountblow Tim on the sad loss of his wife. Prayers being said. So sad. HH.

  4. Delaneys Dunky on




    She is a Clydebuilt Maryhill Tim. Will take more than a broken hip to keep her down.



  5. prestonpans bhoys on

    Just ordered my tickets for Motherwell, never seem to get away from the first six rows. Do they reserve them for on-line bookings?

  6. Delaneys Dunky on




    All the usual ex Saint Tams bams in the Smiddy cheering on PSG.


    Freezing on Dumbarton Rd when I go oot for a puff.


    Bet it’s warmer in Emirates.




    Just had a text from our good friend Celticrollercoaster with the disturbing news that he arrived home from work today to find that his house had been broken into.



    Amongst other things he says that he needs to fit a good alarm system and quality upvc back door so if any of you have recommendations he’s happy to hear from you, via this email if need be: cqnpredictor@gmail.com .




  8. Canamalar it looks like OCD obsession on



    Lightening storms and phishing but it’s warm water :)

  9. Firstly my condolences to mountblow Tim.



    Was reading about res 12.



    It’s very sad. Predictable. But very very sad.



    Our board are beyond parody and beyond disgrace.



    Paul67. Is it time you conceded that point and we can join the barracades together? Or are you still in too deep.



    Cqn stands tonight of a campaign of lies and misinformation against Celtic supporters. What say you Paul?

  10. kevinlasvegas on

    Sorry for your loss Mountblow Tim. Thoughts and Prayers bud.







  11. kevinlasvegas on

    Stop the worry and panic over the huns, It takes time but there is too much money involved for nothing to happen. So haud yer water Bhoys. This crazy world is driven by money and HMRC won’t leave empty handed.



    Also while I am at it, To be honest i know there are still lots of point to be played for. But if we fail to beat that Thistle team the dons beat last night we don’t deserve to win the league. It hurts to say and no doubt I’m a hun but there it is. I don’t buy into the false confidence of the opener. I think if we do win the title it will be because of either the players put aside their differences with Ronnie or each other and get us over the line or by default, Hearts and Aberdeen will cancel each other out.



    Hopping for something to cheer about Bhoys.






  12. WeefratheTim on




    Just like my old mum, a Clydebuilt Govanite till the day she died. God bless yer mum.HH






    Tough shit buddy, if there is anything I can do to help, just say. Worse nightmare my friend. HH

  13. Canamalar



    You guys will know far better than me on that one.



    However, I’ll be astonished if it transpires that they have raised it.

  14. Melbourne Mick on

    Mountblow Tim



    Condolences from Oz.


    May she rest in peace.




  15. Jobo:


    Sent CRC a message. We were in Bed Easter Sunday in 2000 when our House got tanned,they took the Car amongst other things. Our Son was only 18 months old at the time. Two months after the event Slough Police phoned looking for the Wife, she was out and I took the call. They found her Driving Licence in a House they turned for drugs. Never did get the Bastards but I know who did it.


    My Heart goes out to CRC and the family, not pleasant experience.


    Keep the Faith!


    Hail Hail!

  16. Dallas Dallas where the heck is Dallas on

    Moutblowtim, may eternal light shine on your wife and her soul rests in peace



    Delaney’s , I hope your mum is not too badly affected with her injury.



    CRC , awful news about the break in.

  17. Canamalar it looks like OCD obsession on



    It will be raised one way or the other, making sure action is taken is the goal, that has its best chance if the board make the complaint, getting them to accept their responsibility appears to be the problem.


    There are laws in place that regulate corporate administration and responsibility which is party why we hired a corporate/commercial legal firm :)

  18. We bit of help needed from the songsters on here…who was number two to Whitney, a coloured girl in the early eighties?

  19. blantyretim is praying for the Knox family on



    They are scum, hope everyone is safe and well





    Didn’t know about your wee mum, I’ll keep her in my prayers

  20. blantyretim is praying for the Knox family on



    Can the Plc board not be brought to account for failure to act in their shareholders interests?

  21. Great game at Stamford Bridge, some excellent ind ideal players. I posted earlier about Big Jock in 1967 using a squad of about 17 players. Can anyone tell me what a full reserve squad would have been then ? I used to watch the reserves c 1964 when Jinky was playing, but can’t remember the reserve team of 67.

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