The curious significant of 1 June


There’s something I’ve never been able to figure out for the last nine years.  When Gordon Strachan was announced as Celtic manager, on 1st June 2014, he apologised to the media for bumping their calls the previous week, as he was due to takeover on that date, and the announcement was embargoed until then.

No idea why the news was embargoed, but it was.  Tomorrow’s the 1st June.  If the same rules hold true now as when Gordon Strachan was appointed, there was little chance of an appointment in late May.

If you’re not going to the CQN 10-in-a-row Charity Golf day on 4 July the Sean’s Trust Charity Dinner is on the same night at the Fullarton Suits, Glasgow.  Sean’s Trust is run by the late St John Doyle’s partner, Linda.  If you’d like to attend let Lennybhoy know, lennybhoycfc@gmail.com

Let me know if you would like to attend the CQN Question and Answer evening at the Manor Club, Wimbledon, on 21 June, with a confirmed line-up of Lisbon Lion, John Hughes, and our own Brogan Rogan and Auldheid, celticquicknews@gmail.com

Visit the CQN Bookstore to get Tommy Gemmell to sign your personal copy of his tome, All the Best.

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  1. What I mean? Peter Lawwell said they have list of five to ten. Martin O’Neil would not make recommendation without having contact with Keane. They both suggested it’s done. Now,imagine other candidates concerns, maybe the questions if the game is transparent? If I was the other candidate and heard the press I would probably play Celtic down.

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    You mean a ‘volcanic’ Irishman?



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  3. bournesouprecipe on

    I’ll be quite happy if Roy Keane gets a bigger budget than the budget we don’t know that NFL didn’t get.

  4. GuyFawkesaforeverhero on

    Kilbowie Kelt will vote YES





    Yesterday afternoon, I would never have bet on this article still being active now. Thought you were on the winner, then.



    Are you standing firm or have you laid away to anyone else?



    Hope you come out ahead of the market-makers.

  5. Seems i opened a can of worms wi the ol good player/manager debate. Yes i know there have been notable exceptions but generally most great mangers had modest playing careers.



    As for Glen Hoddle! Don’t make me laugh, a prime example of a rampant ego if ever there was one. Sorry whoever mentioned him, but never liked the guy.

  6. If Sevco 5088 has been saved from the funeral pyre because they may still have claims over Sevconian assets, doesn’t this also mean that any attempts to sell MP will be similarly blocked?