Leigh, Kieran, marking your card


The most important result in international week is that we get all our (33) players back fit and ready for Saturday. That looks to be the case, although I hear Erik Sviatchenko had a close shave at Hampden. The job now is for Ronny Deila to assess the preparedness of his squad for the Hearts game. All may be fit, but it’ll be impossible for the likes of Tom Rogic to be at his best after coping with a 12,000 mile journey home and the necessary body clock adjustments.

Ronny will also have to counsel Kieran Tierney, who has had another big week. Teenagers often progress in waves, after with each crest there’s often a trough. The focus for Kieran right now has to be 100% Hearts.

I read Leigh Griffiths had an uneventful game against Denmark. Don’t bet against him shining on Saturday. He’s a player who flourishes with a point to prove.

I’ve not written much on Resolution 12 recently and I don’t see that changing for a few weeks (despite the trolls), but I have been very active on the subject. Anyone who thinks I’d skip over this is welcome to self-certify as a mindless troll below (I’m counting on at least one being sufficiently mindless…).

What I’d like to do is mark your card on this one. Completely erroneous claims have been made. Outrageous things have been written. There’s a Kangaroo Court underway which would do Salem proud. Let the loons run with their agenda of running Celtic down, but be circumspect. Your card’s been marked.

You are being played, all right, but not by Celtic.

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  1. PS, I am now on annual leave for 10 days or so, so be prepared to listen to an abundant amount of sensible debate. In my sleeping hours of course!

  2. Melbourne Mick on

    Curiosity got the better of me so i read back and just to


    put things in perspective condolences to Proudbhoy on


    his loss, may your father rest in peace.


    H.H Mick

  3. Big Nan, read Pauls leader again.


    He is active.


    That doesn’t guarantee anything other that efforts being made.


    But they are being made.

  4. thomthethim for Oscar OK on

    HAMILTONTIM on 31ST MARCH 2016 12:00 AM









    You keep supporting from yer armchair and I’ll keep backing the Bhoys.







    If you’re ever looking for tickets, many on here will vouch, I’m yer man.





    ….and your point is?

  5. Big Georges Fan Club - Hail, Hail, Wee Oscar - Sack the Board - Lawwell Out on

    DOC on 31ST MARCH 2016 12:01 AM


    PS, I am now on annual leave for 10 days or so, so be prepared to listen to an abundant amount of sensible debate. In my sleeping hours of course!





    Ditto – starting Monday once I sober up ;-)






  6. ProudBhoy, Condolences, sorry I missed your news earlier.


    I have the fortune of still having time with the man who gave me Celtic.


    For that I am grateful.

  7. Big Nan



    I expressed my views to another poster on the day the resolution was withdrawn, ‘it’s f***ed!’ Were my words.



    I’ve always saluted the attempts and the diligence of the Resolutioners and will continue to do so.



    However, I doubted then, as now, the wisdom in taking Celtic at their word.



    It’s a guess but if there is a ‘smoking gun’ then it’s that the monkeys will go bust shortly.



    Now that really would get PL off the hook.




    You’re seeing disrespect when there’s absolutely none intended. You should take my word on it.



    Bit late for a Wednesday, sleep well all good tims

  9. Margaret McGill on

    petec on 31st March 2016 12:00 am



    Petec. Please dont go down there. i am not insulting any religious beliefs. In my opinion Jesus was the first bona fida communist in the literal sense.

  10. It’s all about MONEY with Monsanto.



    Blissful ignorance is great. No doubt a reasoned argument will be put forward for Monsanto, by people in Cushy Livestyles.



    These are the End Times. Of that there is no doubt.



    This Won’t be allowed to continue. Its actually a freak World now.

  11. “And them being the Trolls ie: anyone who questions the actions of the board and Auldheid et al’s handling of the requisitioner’s concerns.”






    I’m not sure how many times this has been corrected.

  12. thomthethim for Oscar OK on

    MARGARET MCGILL on 31ST MARCH 2016 12:09 AM


    petec on 31st March 2016 12:00 am







    Petec. Please dont go down there. i am not insulting any religious beliefs. In my opinion Jesus was the first bona fida communist in the literal sense.





    You are absolutely correct.


    The word Communism comes from Communion, which is the basis of the Christian Faith.



    Any ideals espoused by Communism can be found in the Sermon on the Mount and elsewhere in the New Testament and precede Marx, Engels and any other plagiarist.





    I’ve always said that the board put their faith in two things.



    Neither of which I can blame them for.



    Due process. The laws were there to prevent what has happened in the last four years-I genuinely cannot blame the board for every one of those laws being circumvented.



    Going bust,as they cannot be a going concern subject to FFP regulations. They have also been ignored. Eventually they must run out of money. But they don’t.



    Their latest downfall is around the corner. But it has been that way for too long. Time to hasten it along.

  14. HT, BMCUW,


    Cheers. Great to hear that the Dublin trip was such a success.


    Eastertime is so meaningful for V and me that I was never going to trap for said event. Two places at one time and all that eh!


    Nonetheless, pleased it went so well…



    Big Nan, keep it lit. You are (to me) the real deal. For sure.



    Regards & Hail Hail



  15. GuyFawkesaforeverhero on

    Margaret McGill on 30th March 2016 11:44 pm



    Posts such as this one, laugh at those with religious beliefs hahaha. What is it you believe?



    You’re away on Friday ( I know that because you’ve let it be known, ad nauseam). Good riddance.

  16. The Green Man says SACK THE Board on

    FFs…have i missed all the arguments.


    There is a simple way to solve this hun cheating.


    Demolition squad…mass assault with bulldozers on the circus of horrors.


    Problem solved….Job Done:)




  17. Thomthethim



    No harm, I was simply saying that if you ever find your way to Scotland and need tickets I’d be happy to help out.





    My next trip home is August. I’ll keep you posted,so be ready.



    I might have to visit yer wee palace and The Grotto of Faith and Hope otherwise.



    And if it’s as dear as I expect,some Charity might be on the agenda too!



    HH,guid Tim. Wee hug to V from me.

  19. Margaret McGill on

    GuyFawkesaforeverhero on 31st March 2016 12:13 am



    Youre welcome my friend. Its all yours. Do the right thing.

  20. MAGS.


    I hope you change your mind regarding today being the last you post on.


    If not , best wishes for the future. HH.

  21. Hamiltontim



    Just trying to defend Celtic and Celtic supporters who are actually doing something about what’s happened.



    If guys on here can’t give it some time then I will admit defeat. The Res 12 guys have asked for patience themselves over the past few years then threw an end March time limit post onto the blog.



    It certainly had the desired effect of installing urgency but it’s also complete nonsense.



    That’s why I called BRTH an old fox!



    If there is s deadline it’s end June and it’s unlikely that that stands anyway.



    Next few weeks enjoy the games, talk about the other items on the list we started making the other evening and await real news on Res 12.



    Then Neganon can come on and say he told us or otherwise.

  22. Margaret McGill,



    He was the base for all isms, to get control but the evil in Man, because of the Fall. It means they are all doomed to fail.



    I hope you stay longer as well m8ty.



    I’m glad you stopped calling macjay1 – dismay1. It’s the little things.



    I reckon a scrap car is a quality name for Rascar Capac and I’m sure he’d run with that one – Like you, I hope he is well.



    The Fall

  23. Margaret McGill on

    angelgabriel on 31st March 2016 12:22 am


    Ah time zones. Im in EST. So the earth spins on its axis. My day may be 5 hours behind yours but yes I’m done with this experiment.


    It was good but then it became lazy journalism. At the historic moment in the history of Glasgow Celtic, the perfect coalescence of when lazy journalism was the antipathy of all things Celtic, CQN joined the hordes of Old Firm. You can keep it.

  24. Ah, but Maggie, when those who espouse a better journalism leave, then we are bereft of pressure for better.



    We will disagree again, but I’d rather disagree than not hear your point of view.



    Make it better, or abandon it?

  25. Just had nice read back, very thankful for the nice comments and prayers offered.






    Take care buddy , appreciate your kind words during your own tough time.

  26. BMCUW,



    As ever, your concern for others is clear.


    Thanks M but now that you are a ‘passported’ free range flyer; looks like Cebu is the next stamp on your travel docs, as we are heading back early July…


    Always welcome pal….



    Regards & Hail Hail



  27. WC



    In my opinion you don’t need to defend Celtic supporters on here apart from the genuine trolls, but on the whole they’re fairly obvious.



    Funny that you’ve mentioned BRTH making his post about the supposed deadline. I can’t quite get my head around that.



    Why make a statement, that was incredibly inflammatory, whilst claiming that the board were so supportive of the Resolutioners and their proposal?



    I’m struggling to understand why.



    Jim’s a clever guy so it’s obvious there was a reason.



    I’m merely curious because ultimately it’ll matter little to us. We’ll buy our tickets, home and away, and leave the petty squabbles until pre or post Celtic games.



    In the interim, we’ll call out our custodians for what they are.

  28. macjay1 for Neil Lennon on






    You’ll be missed. Your absence will also be celebrated.




    Think about that,please. And stick two fingers up and stick around.






    Amen to that.


    The ” missed” part. :-) not the ” celebrated ” part.

  29. GuyFawkesaforeverhero on

    Margaret McGill on 31st March 2016 12:19 am



    Sail in fair weather.



    There’s a grumpy McGill we call Mags,


    Such a bitch, should be stretched tlll she sags?



    Some folk in the know,


    Say the wrong time to go,



    The Celts will be flying our flags.

  30. MACJAY1 FOR NEIL LENNON on 30TH MARCH 2016 11:23 PM


    BOBBY MURDOCH’S CURLED-UP WINKLEPICKERS on 30th March 2016 11:14 pm







    I was referring to the organisation as ” entryist .”



    I`m quite sure that the members don`t see themselves as such.



    It is the organisation I deplore.Not it`s members who , I have no doubt , are convinced of their rectitude.



    BUT the organisation has a vested interest.



    They have acknowledged as such.



    The previous threats were from without.



    This threat, as far as I am concerned , is from within.



    A far more serious threat.






    Really must go.






    And you really should go after this one mate!



    So you view this membership based group as entryist but not its members and their (misguided?) self perception.



    That’s me telt then. About myself. From a distance.



    Gonna be useful and choose me some lottery numbers?!?






    HH jamesgang

  31. macjay1 for Neil Lennon on



    Margaret McGill on 31st March 2016 12:19 am




    Sail in fair weather.



    There’s a grumpy McGill we call Mags,




    Such a bitch, should be stretched tlll she sags?






    I`ve got a better rhyme.

  32. I hope that all who went to Dublin had a great time and enjoyed the company.


    I went to Drumboe on Easter Sunday and listened to a most inspirational speech by Pearse Doherty,this young man,in my opinion,is the one to led us in the future.


    On Monday we celebrated our 1916 leaders with the Fanadpatriots,again we were inspired by the words of Padraig Mac Lochlainn ,who never fails the people of Fanad


    The organisers of the commerations must take great credit especially this year by getting more of the youth to participate,it was a joy to behold.