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    Which Celtic player/players now or in the past have you absolutely thought was beyond pish yet the majority of fans seemed to stick up for or like at the time?

    One i remember, clear as day how pish he was, Josh Thompson. Absolutely the slowest cunt i have ever seen haha. Scored a few headers and people thought he was the next McNeill for a few weeks.

    Also what players did u really like which were not very popular? Apart from Griffiths at the start for me I thought Berget was really dangerous through the middle and him getting played on the left was daft as fuck.

    Except Scott Brown Pual ha
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    I don't think he was pish but the love for Boruc always amazed me. A keeper who made a lot of mistakes and a fair few of them in big games for us. I think, like Brown, he got a lot of love for his actions rather than his ability.

    On his day he could be good of course but nowhere near what folk gave him the credit for.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pual View Post
    I don't think he was pish but the love for Boruc always amazed me. A keeper who made a lot of mistakes and a fair few of them in big games for us. I think, like Brown, he got a lot of love for his actions rather than his ability.

    On his day he could be good of course but nowhere near what folk gave him the credit for.
    That's actually a good shout, he made a lot of high profile mistakes but the fans loved him for the whole ''Hollie Goalie'' thing

    Could have been a lot of shite but an old mate knew the concierge in the apartment block he lived and he claimed never to have seen so many empty Vodka bottles in his life!

    He claimed to get a back hander for ''discreetly'' disposing the bin bags from Borucs apartment, he was so discreet he sat in pub telling every cunt about it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Poblacht View Post
    Robertson is better than Tierney
    I don't agree, Robertson's a good player, both excellent going forward but I think Tierney is already far better defensively and will continue to improve.

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    I think Lustig is and always has been very average

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    lol I wondered how long it would be before Jameey steered the thread off into one of his mongo rants. Was genuinely surprised he managed one post about football!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Poblacht View Post

    In fact im that disturbed with the retardation that if the BBC fired up an article or breaking news that they found Red Nose the fucking Reindeer bones in the Highlands they would believe it.
    That's just fucking stupid, everyone knows Rudolph is still alive!

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    Quote Originally Posted by pual View Post
    I don't think he was pish but the love for Boruc always amazed me. A keeper who made a lot of mistakes and a fair few of them in big games for us. I think, like Brown, he got a lot of love for his actions rather than his ability.

    On his day he could be good of course but nowhere near what folk gave him the credit for.
    That is an extreme amount of pish right there. Boruc was the best keeper we'd seen at the club for a long time, that coupled with the Huns hatred of him he became a true celt.

    His professionalism may have been an issue, I'm not talking about winding up opposition fans, I mean that his last season with us he was a fat bastard, and it was this season we saw his mistakes roll out. The 3\4 years before that got him his legendary status, and deservedly so.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Poblacht View Post
    Robertson is better than Tierney
    Who's that?

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    Yeah Boruc was fucking brilliant. Guy is still doing a job in the PL at 37 ffs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jquinn View Post
    I think Lustig is and always has been very average
    Invincible for 2 different clubs and swedens right back for the majority of his career.

    Very very average indeed.

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    tbf by its very nature this thread is going to attract some stupid as fuck posts, that's what it's asking for.

    I guess my unpopular opinion is that a striker hasn't had a good game just because he's scored and a defender/keeper hasn't just because they haven't conceded. And manager's haven't just because they won

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    Quote Originally Posted by Keano_7 View Post
    Invincible for 2 different clubs and swedens right back for the majority of his career.

    Very very average indeed.
    Haha, Majstorovic got into the Sweden squad.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Poblacht View Post
    Don’t know if I agree with this considering Footballs a result industry and winning is what makes it enjoyable.
    Two games, exactly the same except in one the referee gives the penalty where the winner is scored and in the other he doesnt. By your logic the manager has done a better job in the first example than the second. I don't agree. The Scotland game on Thurs was a good example too: terrible team selection and subs by Strachan but Scotland win thanks to an OG. Has he done a good job there?

    Quote Originally Posted by Poblacht View Post
    I think any one could do a job in the úPL if im honest. That doesn’t hinder Boruc in any way because hes class, I just dont buy into the bullshit that the úPL is in any way the standard they propagate through Sky.
    It's not but that doesn't mean it isn't home to lots of top strikers, and if Boruc can still be first choice at 37 he was obviously pretty good in his prime

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    Quote Originally Posted by Euskadi View Post
    lol I wondered how long it would be before Jameey steered the thread off into one of his mongo rants. Was genuinely surprised he managed one post about football!
    To be fair he pointed out in another thread he doesn't actually like fitba

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    FWIW, Forster was much better than Boruc

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    Nah you know what, that's plenty. Cheerio son

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    Quote Originally Posted by jquinn View Post
    FWIW, Forster was much better than Boruc
    Agreed.
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    Is jameey posting in this thread? I see people quoting him but don't see his actual posts

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    Nah hes' gone. cannot be dealing with his mongoness any more. Just responds with randon inane rants and never actually replies to anything asked so whats the point?

    Honestly if anyone has an issue with it they can fuck off too

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