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You know when you get to a stage with a player when you think, “Moussa, how about you slow down with the international goals?” Celtic are ticking along well right now, and while I appreciate how important it is that when we sell players, we sell them at an elevated price, I’d be happy if Moussa didn’t attract too much attention right now.

His hat-trick for France under-21 last night was another milestone in his inextricable rise to the top. Coming hard on the heels of Olivier Ntcham stealing the show last week for the same international side, we can expect plenty of scouts at Celtic Park in the coming weeks.

Australia v Honduras tomorrow morning is the last World Cup qualification fixture involving Celtic players before headcount returns to full levels at Lennoxtown. This international break (for those who got the break) was invaluable to Celtic. We have two games per week from Ross County on Saturday until the winter break on 30 December.

That’s 13 games in 42 days, including a cup final, two Champions League fixtures, Aberdeen, Hibs, Hearts and Newco; the squad will be stretched to its limit.

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  1. BOBBY MURDOCH'S CURLED-UP WINKLEPICKERS on

    COWIEBHOY

     

     

    Congratulations to all concerned on the arrival of Jude!

  2. Adverts are annoying, and thats a fact. Although can anyone remember the 90’s? In the early days of the Internet most companies used to charge you a subscription to use their browser, companies like AOL used to charge around 9.99 a month. Then Compuserve, i think it was, brought out a free service, but it had Ad’s, still everyone piled on it forcing all the other Companies to do the same.

     

    One other wee hack ive found is if you click on the circled ‘i’ at the start of the address bar, just before the www. part, it brings up the site settings, from there you can block pop ups, turn off javascript or flash settings.

  3. Big Georges Fan Club - Hail, Hail, Wee Oscar on

    Cowiebhoy – congratulations from me and Wee BGFC.

     

     

     

    Wee BGFC – amongst his many other roles – is the self-declared ‘King of the Wee People’. If the grand-wean is looking for someone to take them under their wing at away games in a few years, then Wee BGFC will be happy to oblige :-))

     

     

    HH

     

    BGFC

     

     

    PS – any spare tickets for Ross County ???!!!

  4. I would never criticise MON after what he did for Celtic and the memories he gave us.

     

    I wonder how a match between MON’s first 11 and Brendan’s would play out.

  5. Big Georges Fan Club - Hail, Hail, Wee Oscar on

    Barney63

     

     

    One other wee hack ive found is if you click on the circled ‘i’ at the start of the address bar, just before the www. part, it brings up the site settings, from there you can block pop ups, turn off javascript or flash settings.

     

     

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    Excellent spot – will be trying that on iPhone / Pad later.

     

     

    HH

     

    BGFC

  6. Australia will struggle in World Cup, think Mooy is a bit overhyped, must be an EPL thing.

     

    Some good flashes of skill from big Rogic but looks bit short of fitness/sharpness

  7. Cowiebhoy – great news my friend congratulations. Give my best to Jenna and Martin, it was really nice meeting them earlier this year. Jude is a braw name too. My morning grapefruit juice is raised to you all.

     

    Slainte

     

    Tony

  8. MAGNUS on 15TH NOVEMBER 2017 10:53 AM

     

    Honduras get their consolation goal. No adverts. No charges. Just fitba. Fascinating eh

     

     

    Interesting, never noticed they dont have Sponsors on the shirts before, although they do in Rugby.

  9. Looking at the joke that is CL qualifier dates for next season. They begin before the WC ends so we potentially are without Lustig, Boyata and Rogic (probable) and Dembele (possible if he keeps banging in the goals for France U21s).

     

    The need for a new CH in January to allow him time to settle and form a partnership with Jozo becomes more important, as is the continued development through game time of Tony Ralston.

  10. To all those who i met on saturday it was great having the craic,

     

    Tony Rome,’wee’ Jimmy and all the usual suspects.

     

    Paddybhoy look after yirsel :-)

     

     

    Good steak yesterday,having a great day in the company of OldTim,what a Celt :-)

     

     

    HH

     

    Cowiebhoy

     

     

    Congratulations to your family,hugs and all that :-)

     

    God Bless

     

     

    HH

     

     

    Indeed

     

    a)It happened.

     

    b)This is what its like to be Celtic

  11. GARY67 on 15TH NOVEMBER 2017 10:59 AM

     

     

    So the Semi’s line up for the WC is going to be Sweden, Belgium, Australia, France? ;-)

  12. DBHOY Everyone but the eventual winners will struggle in the WC. Have you noticed it’s a team game? They have a presence in the WC and that’s not a privilege earned by many.

  13. GARY67 on 15TH NOVEMBER 2017 10:59 AM

     

    Looking at the joke that is CL qualifier dates for next season. They begin before the WC ends so we potentially are without Lustig, Boyata and Rogic (probable) and Dembele (possible if he keeps banging in the goals for France U21s).

     

     

    The need for a new CH in January to allow him time to settle and form a partnership with Jozo becomes more important, as is the continued development through game time of Tony Ralston.

     

     

     

    If we cant get passed the 1st round with the squad we have,it will be the worst day in our history.The standard .It will be someone from some place like Litchtenstein.We wont be the only team affected.

     

    I think we have plenty of cover in midfield,and Ralston will be just fine.

  14. Cowiebhoy

     

    Mucho congrats.

     

    HH

     

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    ROBINBHOY on 15TH NOVEMBER 2017 10:21 AM

     

    I also am on a PC, use Google Chrome and use Add blocker, am annoyed tho, your blocker is blocking 32 adds and mine is only blocking 12, no fair :-(

     

    HH

  15. Celticrollercoaster supporting @WalkWithShay on

    Congratulations Cowiebhoy, a fine day for you and your daughter and the rest of the Cowiebhoy clan.

     

     

    Welcome to the world, little Jude! May God look after you and your lovely family

     

     

    Really made up for you all.

     

     

    HH

     

     

    CRC

     

     

    ps Will Jude be supporting the Jags 50% of the time? :-)

  16. Celticrollercoaster supporting @WalkWithShay on

    Oh, and Happy Birthday Mrs CRC. A fine day indeed :-)

     

     

    HH

     

     

    CRC

  17. Gary 67

     

     

    Just thinking – if Scotland had qualified we would have had a whole team’s worth of players at the World Cup when CL qualification begins!

  18. Magnus

     

    I’m glad the ozzies qualified, I cheered every goal.

     

    They struggled at times against a poor Honduras and before that a poor Syrian team , the portents don’t look good for the WC

  19. Personally I’m glad this world cup pish is over for most of our players.

     

     

    Is FIFA more corrupt than the SPFL?

     

     

    Te hell wi’ it!

  20. Bundoran Bhoy - TEAM OSCAR FOREVER on

    Hi Bhoys n Ghirls just wanted to say thank you to all who have supported me on my six runs this year for The Oscar Knox Fund of Solving Kids Cancer and to the bhoys who gave me donations at the Hootenanny. I finished my runs on Sunday and as it stands i am at over of £3000!!!

     

     

    https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/TheOscarKnoxFundSKC#

     

     

    Once again THANK YOU ALL!!!!

     

     

    HH Bundoran Bhoy

  21. traditionalist88 on

    I don’t buy the notion that O’Neill is washed up/yesterdays manager or any other ageist rubbish.

     

     

    He took a limited group of players(minus two of their first picks in Coleman and Walters) to a playoff and lost to a far, far superior, technically excellent Denmark team.

     

     

    These idealists that think technically weaker sides can compete by trying to pass better teams off the park just don’t understand football. Strong defence is equally as important and had Ireland gone 2-0 up last night it would have been a different game.

     

     

    As it was, it was a pleasure to watch Denmark to be fair, after some poor, tense playoff matches.

     

     

    How much would Sisto set us back?!

     

     

    HH

  22. !!BADA BING!! on 15TH NOVEMBER 2017 11:14 AM

     

     

    I’d imagine any new CH would be to partner Dedryck, we just need to hope we have enough sticking plaster to hold Jozo together until Dedryck returns from Russia.

  23. Happy Hoopy Birthday to Mrs CRC.

     

    Have a Super Day.

     

     

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    As far as I am aware…the AGM didn’t start until 11.30 am…and there’s no Mr Desmond ?

     

    Here’s hoping for further details…actions etc on Res. 12 fROM CELTIC fc ?

     

    HH