Posts Tagged "Celtic"

To Boo Or Not To Boo? Why There Is A Time & Place For Dissent

By on Sep 5, 2012 in Latest, Politics | 2 comments

Three games into the Premier League season, the distinctive sound of burning pitchforks is in the air. Without a win from the six matches that they have played between them, both Andre Villa Boas and Brendan Rodgers are already being cast into a familiar mould – that of the hapless managerial failure. Both are managers whose appointments carried an element of...

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Going South? Celtic & The English League System

By on Mar 19, 2012 in English League Football, Latest, Scottish Football | 43 comments

It is one of the most commonly recurring stories of modern football. Should Celtic and Rangers be allowed to leave the Scottish league system and join the English football league system instead? It’s an emotive subject, for sure, and it’s one that seems to divide both supporters and administrators, with the only people that are certain of which way they...

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A Celtic Encounter

By on Oct 19, 2011 in European Club Football, Latest, Scottish Football | 0 comments

Every so often events conspire to make us question whether there is indeed some footballing god directing proceedings from, somewhere. After UEFA’s initial decision to┬áremove Swiss club FC Sion from the Europa League, the club they had previously beaten on aggregate in the final playoff round–that club being Celtic FC–were awarded their place in...

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Matters of Hearth & Home in the SPL

By on Oct 17, 2011 in Latest, Scottish Football | 0 comments

There exists evidence to the contrary that a man’s home is his castle. To begin, seeing as how there are so few men living in castles these days, owing to their relatively poor resale value and faulty electrical wiring incapable of ┬áhandling the wattage necessary to capture the beautiful game in breathtaking HD, castles just aren’t prime real estate...

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Learning to Beat Swords Into Plowshares Takes Time

By on Oct 7, 2011 in Latest, Scottish Football | 0 comments

An odd thing happened to the prediction that Celtic would break the GI Joe kung-fu grip Rangers have had on the Scottish Premier League trophy the past three years. Quite simply, it appears to have been rather hastily determined based on deceptive appearances alone, or perhaps a notable disappearance from Ibrox. With Ally McCoist taking charge after Walter...

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