WeirFleckNRothen

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  1. We should be out-selling them, regardless of how big their stadium is.
  2. Every time I've sat in the club deck, the atmosphere has been poor. As a result, with the great view, it feels like you're watching the game on TV. I'm not a fan and can understand why it's unpopular. Who has sold more season tickets, us or the Tims?
  3. This, completely. The period of 2008 - 2011 was a tremendous period for me, but what followed was horror. I fucking despise them, but McGregor, Whittaker, Davis, Naismith, etc. knew how to win trophies. Suddenly, cunts like Andy Little were heroes. We've come out of the other end and it seems we're in good hands, but I don't care what anyone else says, these past four seasons hurt us more than any suggestion that we were missed. Never forget what this left-wing shitehole of a country (Footballing terms, to an extent) did to us. We've been a laughing stock and it has not be self-inflicted. I'm going to need one of those self-help courses to get over what we've been through. I will never get over the fact that the history books will show Scott Brown to have captained Celtic to five-in-a-row.
  4. I was at that game. Templeton picked-up his first injury with us that day and the rest is history. What a grim, grim period that was for our fine club.
  5. Does anyone have a link I can watch this on?
  6. I'm not saying that we can only attract under-performing, mid-league floaters (At the time of their arrival, Waghorn and Tavernier fell into this category), but Robin van Persie is a household name. There are Arabs willing to throw cash like its sand at him and Russian tycoons willing to secure his great, great, great grandchildren's grandchildren future just to have his name on the back of their club's shirt. Vlad Weiss will inevitably, I think, return to Ibrox one day. Not until he's milked his tax free salary from the Middle East, though. He would be stupid not to; we can't compete and never will for as long as Ibrox lies on North Britain soil. Average players can earn incredible fortunes abroad, never mind big names. Scottish football doesn't have that. Scottish football is a car crash. Scotland is a car crash, both in a sporting sense and politically, but that's another debate. Neither Barton nor Kranjcar are van Persie. Barton made an incredibly bold carrier move in coming here and Kranjcar probably sacked his agent for ending up in the second flight of the USA. I'm excited to see which striker we bring in, but it won't be a household name. That, I guarantee.
  7. Robin van Persie. Fucking hell, I might be putting my tremendous reputation on the line here through mocking, but are people fucking high? Are certain people oblivious to the money floating around the world's elite leagues? I'm not even talking about England, Spain or Italy; I'm talking about Netherlands, Russia and Turkey, for example, never mind the USA and the Middle East. Nike will pay footballers £5K per-game for wearing their boots in most countries, never mind the unbelievable salaries, bonuses, allowances, etc. We are the world's most successful club, but operate in a third world footballing country. That's why we're signing unspectacular (almost) nobodies - a term I use non-offensively - for peanuts.
  8. I would take this with a massive pinch of salt. There is zero substance in that article. Regardless, perhaps they have rejected an initial proposal. It happens; I understand Barrie McKay knocked-back our first offer before accepting the second. Rejecting a contract offer doesn't mean they want out, it's simply the art of negotiation. What makes me additionally sceptical is Waghorn's liking of the article on Twitter. From my angle, he's being ironic as I don't believe he's stupid enough to like it for the wrong reasons. On a side note, some of the reactions in here are embarrassing. Grown men sniping 14 goals and 20 assists Tavernier and "average" Waghorn.You are the fans that journalists live for.
  9. I'm still waiting for Warburton's assessment of the Scottish Cup final. After what we were subject to for the last four or five games of the league campaign, we were due a performance and what we were given, on the national stage, was an embarrassment. That Motherwell side we're facing is absolute shite. I know Motherwell fans and as they have done for the past 50 years, they've lost anyone of any value this close season. We MUST batter them. Not only to set the bar upon our return, but revenge for that horrible play-off final last season.
  10. Nice touch, but staged.
  11. I'm sure there's more to it, such as coaching opportunities and personal ties, but it's still sad. I thought he complemented our more aesthetically pleasing players such as Ferguson, Davis and Mendes very well. He carried out a simple job, but he did it well. I was gutted when we sold him, sorry, Lloyd's Bank sold him to Middlesborough. His goal against Celtic was outstanding, the one-two with Darcheville, the run, the finish, Boruc had no chance. It sickens me that Scott Brown, his best mate, will go down in history as having cost twice as much, lead them to however many titles and won a large amount of Scotland caps whilst injuries have ravaged Thomson's career.
  12. I watched his press conference last night and was impressed. He's very well spoken and honest.
  13. A welcome addition to the squad; English Premier League experience cannot be underestimated. I'm assuming he'll start the season behind Foderingham, but could be wrong. If he's to stake his claim for the goalie's jersey, then he'll need to familiarise himself with keeping the ball on the deck and distributing it by foot. That was a refreshing pleasure last season and the thought of our 'keeper hopelessly punting it up in the air fills me with dread. I'd be interested to hear how Foderingham is feeling right now. I have no doubt that Warburton will have spoken to him, reassured him, etc., but his opinion would be interesting, On a side note, I'd like to see young Liam Kelly sent out on loan, again. I understand he had a successful spell at East Fife (I think it was them) last season, so stepping-up a league would be excellent exposure. With young 'keepers, I always keep in mind that McGregor (The rat that bailed on us) was 24/25 when le Guen handed him the gloves.
  14. This is all well and entertaining, but I hope Joey can back it up. There is no doubting that he's intelectually above Brown, but the jury is still out on who will "lose it" when we play them at Parkhead in September, in my opinion. Let's not forget that, whilst in his deep, philosophical stage, Barton almost cost QPR relegation and essentially handed Man City the league title when he lost it at the Etihad a few years ago. When the going got tough and the stake got higher, he stuck the knee in Aguero, tried to header Kompany and wanted a square go with Balotelli. That's plenty of talking, Joey. Focus on the football and do your talking on the pitch, then start ripping him when we've got our hands on 55. On a side note, the "champions" press conference, their captain's first words of the season and they've got a new manager, but the Queen's eleven are the talking point.
  15. Absolutely not. Those square-glassed staircases are unique, historical and a credit to Archibald Leitch's work all those years ago. The Commonwealth Games banner in your photo makes Ibrox look like a kid's toy, not a five-star arena.