This guy was the real deal


I had to smile at Simon Donnelly’s comparison of Henrik Larsson to Kenny Dalglish. Until Henrik came along, The New Dalglish was the reference point for any great prospect. And a few not-so-great ones.

Simon himself was one prominent recipient of this title. Back in 1994 Lou Macari’s Celtic were as bad as we’d been since the 50s when the teenage Donnelly burst onto the scene with five goals in the final 12 league games of the season. He was famously hailed as the new Dalglish, a comparison which was shown to be absurd during the barren season which followed.

When Henrik pitched up in Glasgow in 1997 all those comparisons must have crystallised for Simon. This guy was the real deal.

Although some starts shone brighter than others, both of them played their part in the historic title win in 1998. Celtic fans will never know a time like that again. When Simon, Henrik and friends gather for the Foundation game in May, more than a few of us will recall that titanic season.

On the subject of memorable league title wins…….

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  1. macjay1 for Neil Lennon on

    PETEC on 28TH MARCH 2017 11:35 PM



    You`re with the majority , Pete.


    Not a bad place to be.

  2. Macjay,11:35


    Your with the majority,petec ??


    Secular Franciscans tend not to be a majority,even in the phone box they share,


    they are a very small sect



  3. macjay1 for Neil Lennon on

    THE DONALD on 28TH MARCH 2017 11:13 PM






    Down With The Coudenhove-Kalergi Plan…!





    Off Oot…






    Had to google that , Donald.



    Almost wish I hadn`t.




  4. macjay1 for Neil Lennon on

    SHUGGIEBHOY67 on 29TH MARCH 2017 12:06 AM





    Your with the majority,petec ??




    On Brexit.




  5. “Down With The Coudenhove-Kalergi Plan”



    Gotta love the alt-right rubber room nut job conspiracies. This one is right up there with the Frankfurt School.



    Here are pieces from one of their own sites:-



    “Few people(apart from the enlightened writer obviously) know that one of the main instigators of the process of European integration, was a man who also conceivedConceived it, did he? Unlike your own hero, adolf, who nearly managed it the genocide of the peoples of Europe. He was a sinister individual whose existence is unknown to the masses of our(sic) people, but the political elitesThey do? Do they? consider him as the founder of the European Union.”



    “Coudenhove-Kalergi was able to work unseen, away from the glare of publicity, and he managed to engage the co-operation of the most influential heads of state for his plan, making them supporters and collaborators for his “project of European integration”.aye, but you guys in the know cottoned on to the importance of this non-entity, thanks to your superior breeding probably, eh?



    “In 1922 he founded the “Pan-European” movement in Vienna, which aimed to create a New World Order, based on a federation of nations led by the United States.”Erm, I think it’s hardly European then, if it’s US led. You ever heard of the idea of keeping your argument internally consistent?



    “With the rise of Fascism in Europe during the 1930s, the project of European integration was abandoned and the “Pan-European” movement was forced to dissolve.”Thenk feck for the Nazis, eh?



    “However, after the Second World War, and thanks to frantic and tireless activity and the support of Winston Churchill, the Jewish Masonic Lodge B’nai B’rith and major newspapers like the New York Times, Kalergi managed to gain acceptance for his plan by the United States Government and later the CIA became involved in driving the plan towards completion.”Kind of suspected there would be a Jew implicated somewhere, and that Winston bassa, he was a kind of anti-nazi too, wasn’t he?



    “Kalergi explains that the citizens of the future “United States of Europe” will not be the people of the Old Continent, but a new mixed breedcos the old lot were so homogenously Caucasian despite our common African origin, the influence of the Golden Horde, the various tribes of Celts, Jutes, Saxons etc; among the 87 distinct peoples of Europe the products of thorough and widespread miscegenation. He states that the peoples of Europe should interbreed with Asians and other non-White races, to create a multiracial population, with not (sic) clear sense of tradition or identity and therefore easily controlled by the ruling elite.” But, if the ruling elite were not interbreeding too, would they not end up easily controlled or do it not work like that, Donald?



    Although no textbook mentions Kalergi, his ideas are the guiding principles of the European Union.Thanks for bringing this forgotten important figure back into the light. How many other important guys managed to escape the spotlight of the historic fame they were actually due?



    And the aim of the website where all this unreadable and illogical nonsense came from. I’ll let their own words speak for them :-



    “Western Spring is not just a website. We are a community of people dedicated to achieving the Six Prerequisites and thereby acquiring the wherewithal needed to win political power and through that secure the future survival, proliferation and advancement of the British people and other White peoples of European descent, wherever they may live.”



    And this is the kind of pro-Adolf nonsense that gets peddled on CQN.



    There is no shame large enough

  6. Margaret McGill on

    Good news about video in the France spain game. progress.


    Some results tonight, Holland, Ireland, France,portugal, Argentina all beaten.

  7. macjay1 for Neil Lennon on




    Reassured to see that you had to google it too.




  8. Margaret McGill on

    I remember being castigated and almost red carded on CQN once for a joke deemed racist which it wasnt in my opinion. I have also had many posts deleted simply because it was deemed offensive, puerile, inflammatory or just deemed unwanted by the murderators. I guess if you couch your bigotry in catholic terms and racism in white acceptable terms its ok on CQN. Like tonight. Murderators indeed.

  9. macjay1 for Neil Lennon on





    And this is the kind of pro-Adolf nonsense that gets peddled on CQN.




    There is no shame large enough





    Total distortion .



    Fake news.



    Prime example.



    CNN for you.

  10. macjay1 for Neil Lennon on

    PETEC on 29TH MARCH 2017 12:32 AM






    In all honesty , mate , reasonable guys get fed up with proselytising.

  11. Macjay



    “Total distortion”



    Don’t think so- I let theor own words speak for them. They listed



    Racial Purity tick


    Evil Influence of Jews tick


    Miscegination tick


    Reference to “our people” tick




    This was not merely “fake news” as you may prefer. It was untrue, it was illogical, but it was not news.



    It carried racist overtones, it emphasised the preferred colour of the preferred race. What did it not have that Adolf had?



    The only missing thing I saw was the swastika and the moustache- apart from that- we have the core beliefs of a racist ideology- and not for the first time.

  12. A Ceiler Gonof Rust on

    Maggie doll, you should have mair red cards than me……………………….:_)



    We can compare in the wee toon in Portugal………………………………………..x



    and wan for the wee barra……..x

  13. A Ceiler Gonof Rust on

    Definitely off, pete’s using the dollar sign in posts to me and its got me uber freaked out and scared witless. Naw naw no the dollar sign!!!!



    Ha HA no idea what particular hex that puts on me but I’ll deal with this mumbo jumbo mania as it comes.



    Most of us call it life and simply get on with it.

  14. macjay1 for Neil Lennon on



    And this is the kind of pro-Adolf nonsense that gets peddled on CQN.



    There is no shame large enough





    The Donald referred to it.


    As did I.


    We must not refer to this ?


    Next we`ll be burning books.




    Precisely who “peddled ” it.


    Precisely who is ” pro Adolf ”


    Who should feel shame ?



    The implication you made is clear.


    You are not referring to the authors.

  15. A Ceiler Gonof Rust on

    Maggie, Naw:_(



    But I will still love you and love you more. Yer wee bro would have been my choice anyway, he’s a big strappin bhoy and you’re a faggotty……..type……..:_)




    Nae passengers on thebus bruv, sorry….x



    HH Sister

  16. macjay1 for Neil Lennon on

    PETEC on 29TH MARCH 2017 12:56 AM


    I wish Every Celt Well. I Wish Everyone Well.




    Happiness is a Wonderful thing. I’m smiling typing.






    Onyersel , pal.


    Believe it or not , I`m just catching up with all the Rab C videos I missed when they were first transmitted.


    Keeps me smiling.

  17. Margaret McGill on

    A Ceiler Gonof Rust on 29th March 2017 12:57 am



    You got me and my brother muxed ip. :)


    ok mate


    catch you there.

  18. Margaret McGill,



    It is Occult stuff. Shiva the dirty Diva is Proudly outside the facility.









    Yeah, I’d ask questions too.



    Why is a (small) god outside there – that makes no sense. Science stuff innit?



    You know about this right yeah?

  19. Margaret McGill on



    Yeah its drivel. there isnt enough energy even if all of earths mass was converted to create a black hole on earth/Cern. Ignore it. Religious gobbledeygook.


    Can you say gobbledygook on CQN?

  20. Smash my particles up



    Abbadon/Appolyon/Lucifer/Nimrod the Fallen Wans. They’re are in the abyss, where that abyss is, who knows. Ancient Stuff.



    Is the Abyss being opened up?



    Speculation it is.



    Revelation Nation.



    The Word is GOOD.