Category Archives: Opinion

Opinion: Join Together With The Brand

19
Sep
2015

Posted By kevingraham

Posted in Articles, Opinion

There has been a lot of reflection at Celtic over the last few weeks.   A couple of defeats have got some questioning direction and our financial figures for the year 2014-15 show a loss and the club relying heavily on Champions League prize money or player sales just to balance the books.   The 30th Anniversary of the death of Jock Stein has had us remembering his legacy. A legacy which saw the modern day Celtic created on the …

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Opinion: The Times They Are A Changing?

10
Sep
2015

Posted By kevingraham

Posted in Articles, Opinion

  Watched by the ever professional, John Hartson, Chris Sutton began on his post game rant at what he had just watched against Malmo.   I found myself agreeing with his sentiments but laughing at his hypocrisy as I remembered many occasions that him, and his extremely well remunerated mates, also turned in woeful performances away from home in Europe.   I wrote last year about us being on the outside looking in. I mentioned FC Basle as the model …

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Opinion: The Pointless Friendly Giveaway

27
Jul
2015

Posted By kevingraham

Posted in Articles, Opinion

  It’s not often that I agree with Tam Cowans “petty and ill-informed” views but on pre-season friendlies I’m broadly on the same page that these games should be free to attend if you so wish.  Previous Celtic manager Gordon Strachan’s party line when he was our manager was that these were training games and nothing should be read into them. His views haven’t really changed. Even our own club in recent years have just treated these games as brand …

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