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Firhill is the stage, fickle looking form

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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. mike in toronto on

    just checking in

     

     

    condolences to Mountblow Tim… will say a prayer for you and your family tonight.

     

     

    and sorry to hear about CRC’s problems.

  2. Canamalar it looks like OCD obsession on

    BT,

     

    That’s how we got the res through, the shareholders interests can have a few different interpretations, acting on information that proves the company was cheated out of money is harder for them to obfuscate. No taking action could be a criminal offence., it’s all about finding the place to shove the gemmy :)

  3. TBJ says Wee Oscar Knox is in heaven with the angels on

    Sincere condolences to mount blow Tim. … a candle will be lit at St brides Cambuslang

     

     

    Crc .. the feeling of knowing some Bassa has invaded your home is a terrible one that’s often worse for the women and kids . Every dog has their day mate … scummy Kents

     

     

    Sips

     

     

    I don’t think Whitney ever had a good number 2 in her :(

     

     

    Mariah Carey was second to her then. ..

  4. Mountblowtim

     

     

    So sorry to hear of the loss of your wife.

     

     

    God Bless.

     

     

    CRC

     

     

    Horrible thing to happen, but at least u and the family are ok.

     

    Stuff can be replaced

     

     

    HH

     

     

    On Res12.

     

     

    Devestated to learn of Celtic dragging their feet and placing obstacles in its path.

     

    Cannot for the life of me work it out.

     

    What is the end game for the club?

     

    Remain silent forever?

     

    If the broad body of The support knew about this I can only see it ending badly for us.

     

    Surely the SFA cannot get away with it?

     

    A governing body breaking rules to the benefit of one club and the detriment of others!!!!

     

    Why would we not pursue this?

     

    What are we scared of?

     

    Do these guys have something on us?

     

    So many questions and as per usual not a peep from our board.

     

     

    When will they grow a backbone ?

     

     

    Please God soon.

     

     

    HH

  5. Neustadt-Braw on

    Gemmy,s should be caressed……

     

    Slipped neatly into place…

     

    Braw…

     

    Even if there are no 12……

     

     

    Awfy braw…….

  6. Canamalar it looks like OCD obsession on

    Sips,

     

    Wasn’t ertha kitt in her early eighties about then ?

     

     

    HT

     

    We are taking what we think is the earliest deadline, 31st March, it may extend to the end of the season as that is how long the monitoring process lasts.

  7. Delaneys Dunky on

    Dallas

     

     

    As you know, her house is an up and down stairs semi detached in Knightswood. She wants home. We need to find a solution. My mammy’s huge heart and strong faith amazes me.

  8. Mountblow Tim.

     

    Condolences for your loss mhate.

     

    May your wife rest in peace and perpetual light shine upon her.

     

    Prayers said for her , keep strong fella.

     

    GOD Bless you and your family.

     

    Amen.

  9. Neustadt-Braw on

    TBJ……the amount of KFC she was said to scoff……she must have been Braw at number Twa,s

     

     

    Braw….

  10. blantyretim is praying for the Knox family on

    DD

     

    Get occ health in hospital onto the case, don’t take no for an answer

  11. Mountblow Tim

     

    Heartfelt sympathy with you and all your family

     

    May your wife rest in peace, and may perpetual light shine upon her

     

     

    CRC

     

    Sorry to hear about your misfortune, dropped you a text Bhud

     

     

    Finally just watching the program on the Dunblane massacre

     

    I was on shift with one of the guys who very sadly lost his son, his Mum also worked in same place as us, and from a good Cowie family. ( Aiden Bhoy you will know the family, mother was from just round the corner from you)

     

    So thoughts and prayers for wee John Petries family

     

     

    Hail Hail

  12. Big huns oot the big cup.

     

     

    Tbj…Whitney was gorgeous before she went of the rails.

     

     

    Canamalar…cheeky bassa :)

  13. Canamalar.

     

    Thanks for your replies etc ,please keep us informed.

     

    Please keep up the good fight , don’t be fobbed off, go for the throat .

     

    Can you not start fighting dirty.

     

    Maybe start a bit of snowdropping PL’s washing out on the line or sumfin.

     

    You might get a nice suit hanging on the line.(no chance of an Arthur Black an a pair or wranglers).

  14. As stated earlier, I was at the Jags v Sheep game last nite.

     

    I expect us to stuff Thistle on Saturday. They are powder puff up front,

     

    a very uninspiring midfield and a real dodgy defence!

     

    Only player of note was the Jags right winger…..worth the watchin.

     

    NB. Not that I’m making any excuses beforehand, the pitch[Jackie Husband Standside]

     

    is completely worn…..no excuse tho !!

     

    Onwards

     

    Hail Hail

  15. TBJ says Wee Oscar Knox is in heaven with the angels on

    Unlucky Chelsea. .. hardee har har

     

     

    Neustadt braw

     

     

    I always thought KFC did Pepsi with their meals … is it coke in the USA :)

  16. CRC

     

    Terrible feeling, I feel for your family, it’s the violation, had the same happen to us a couple of times, then we decide to invest in big dogs, never happened since, cheaper than insurance and they give you something back.

     

    HH

  17. TBJ says Wee Oscar Knox is in heaven with the angels on

    Sips

     

     

    I thought she was amazing. .. for years.

     

     

    In fact many of her songs were personal favourites of me and the love of my life . We even put one on the wedding video .

     

     

    But we went to the nec to watch her … paid a lot of dosh on travel and hotels etc. .. she was Coked out her nut and gibbering a load of mince … I love you Bobby etc and singing frekn Gospel songs and forgetting the words to my favourites. I lost so much respect for her that night

  18. thetimreaper on

    PSG are a terrific side, so many quality players and really playing as a team. Not always the case with highly paid players.

  19. blantyretim is praying for the Knox family on

    DD

     

    Got hospital at 1.45 so anytime after 8am then after 4pm

     

    KTF

  20. Tbj…

     

     

    She went down the wrong path a lot have fallen to.

     

     

    On a brighter note what one of your weddings would have that been;)

  21. Neustadt-Braw on

    TBJ….aye I believe so….but no Duracell’s…

     

     

    They last oor lang

     

    So I am led to believe

     

     

    canamalar …ktf…you are nearest the well when all goes quiet…

     

    Or something like that ,ye,all ken wit a mean loon…

     

    Braw

  22. Mountblow Tim…………

     

     

    So sorry to hear your sad news matey.

     

     

    KTF.

     

     

    HH.

  23. TBJ says Wee Oscar Knox is in heaven with the angels on

    Sips

     

     

    Number 3 … vodka John’s neice ;)