I was disappointed the Allianz Stadium was not sold out for the Celtic-Sydney game this morning. As we learned earlier this year, the promotors of this tour invested significant sums, I hope the venture is profitable for them. Still, if not, the lawyers will have scope for breach of contract with other parties.
Sunday’s game against Everton is the headline event of the Sydney Super Cup. It may be that the lure of an EPL side is greater than an APL outfit. On the bigger picture, we are there to evangelise, Celtic fans in Sydney have been great ambassadors for football and life in general, well done to all.
One of the biggest disappointments imaginable for a former Celtic hero must, at the peak of his athletic prowess, being compared to an out of shape nobody. Moussa Dembele (26) is being allowed to run out his Lyon contract, which expires in June. For those of us who watched him at Celtic, this is jarring. After a prolific season last term, where he scored 21 in 25 league starts, he has scored twice this term in an injury interrupted current term, making only 6 starts and is now targeted by Fenerbahce.
He’s 18 months younger than Kyogo. Just sayin’.
Yesterday brought back memories of the good old days, trying to reboot the server to bring us back online whenever big news broke. We just broke yesterday….