On the 18th of August this year I wrote an unpublished opinion piece for this very site, on a certain Celtic player I’d had enough of. He hadn’t just had a bad game. On the contrary, he’d hit something of a purple patch. Rather, he’d had several frustrating seasons of such purple patches interspersed with […]
In an interview looking back, sometime in the early 2000s, on his time as a member of 90s chart topping unit shifters Take That, Robbie Williams once gave an insight into his thoughts when receiving the various awards he and his cohorts hoovered up at their height. He summed up his feelings roughly like this, […]
The UEFA Champions League is finally here. After a hard summer of qualifiers the big nights have returned to Celtic Park again and tonight will be an occasion to remember as Brendan Rodgers’ side welcome cash-rich Paris Saint-Germain to Glasgow.
As the transfer window ‘slams shut’ and the speculation that dominates the football headlines is silenced, for a few short months anyway, we now know the make-up of the Celtic team that has the task of living up to last season’s unbeaten domestic achievements and forging ahead in Europe.
There was something about the way Georgios Samaras received the ball on the right touchline at Rugby Park in February 2008, jinked past a hapless Simon Ford and slotted the ball coolly past Alan Combe that jolted something primal in every Celtic supporter.