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16 Jul 2019 11:07:23
Anyone got any idea who the three trialists are who are lining up against Cambridge today? No making stuff up please.


1.) 16 Jul 2019 11:46:13
All young boys freed by EPL teams.

2.) 16 Jul 2019 11:47:16
I heard it was snap crackle and pop.

3.) 16 Jul 2019 14:11:20
Rachi from spurs, young boy from man city is the only two i know.

4.) 16 Jul 2019 14:55:57
Royal blue they r already signed.

5.) 16 Jul 2019 15:24:51
John, i'm sure Albert rachi was a trialist today. He has not signed yet.

6.) 16 Jul 2019 16:14:19
Heard from a reliable source it was Larry, Curly and Mo?

7.) 16 Jul 2019 16:16:30
Whatever. He was a named player in 9-1 win against Huddersfield.

8.) 16 Jul 2019 19:06:53
My boy thinks one of the loan players was Kane from Liverpool. He got text from mate who played for Dundee
Not sure the rule re playing another clubs player as a trialists.
I know we did it with Ruth last year.

9.) 16 Jul 2019 19:09:47
Royal blue young boy hosler we signed from Man City played mate.

10.) 16 Jul 2019 20:04:56
Royal blue, Rachi and Hosler have both signed and both played for the u18s today. The 3 trialists were playing for the development squad also today. No idea who they are though.

11.) 16 Jul 2019 20:57:13
Awww my bad musta saw something and got confused. can't see anything online about rachi signing though.

12.) 16 Jul 2019 23:15:13
1 of the trialists was Max Hutchinson, son of former Scotland player Don.

13.) 17 Jul 2019 00:43:19
John he was a trialist in the 9-1 game as well says so in the news real regarding the game if u just read it all will be clear.

14.) 17 Jul 2019 09:12:18
Ok Alexander. Very unusual to name him and not put him down as trialist in Huddersfield game.

15.) 17 Jul 2019 11:07:50
Think it was Tom, Dick and Harry.



08 May 2019 13:10:42
Apparently we are after Zander Clark for £1m? Anyone else think that's madness when Liam Kelly is apparently available for £50k? Clark is decent but is he any better than Fod or Alnwick?


1.) 08 May 2019 13:52:03
Agree mate.

2.) 08 May 2019 15:09:40
He got beat from 40 yards at the weekend so I hope we’re not paying £1m.

3.) 08 May 2019 16:20:23
Its'crazy' that would even have to pay 50k for Kelly!

4.) 08 May 2019 16:40:03
I would rather we re-signed our former young goalkeeper, liam kelly.
Said before on here that kelly should never have been let go to livingston. He's the natural successor to allan mcgregor as far as i'm concerned!

5.) 08 May 2019 18:23:49
Supercooper he was not let go. He left at end of contract as we signed McGregor.

6.) 08 May 2019 19:12:41
SC11 not one person in the coaching team gives two hoots who you think is McGregors natural successor. Your like a broken record going on and on and on about Kelly. HE LEFT, HE WANTED TO GO. Change the record.

7.) 08 May 2019 19:44:29
L17 correct mate. If we kept or signed everyone coops said we would have a squad of 80.

8.) 08 May 2019 20:29:34
JBoy 21 highly rates them all ;-) apart fae Shinnie he has always stated his dislike of Shinnie or has been consistent in saying he was not being good enough.

9.) 08 May 2019 20:40:38
Chill we have 2 McCrories lol.

10.) 09 May 2019 04:04:53
If we sign him it'll be for nothing remotely close to £1m. Behave.

11.) 09 May 2019 07:19:15
We aren’t after him for £1 million killie have priced him at that.

12.) 09 May 2019 10:19:54
Would help if he played for killie Dee haha he’s st Johnstone goalie, imo liam kelly would be ideal replacement, great keeper with a great attitude.

13.) 09 May 2019 10:22:24
Doesn't play for Killie mate.

14.) 09 May 2019 12:25:20
Exactly Jboy and in my honest opinion I truly believe that they’d all be future captains 🙈.

15.) 09 May 2019 18:59:17
I don’t believe that anyone on the coaching team gives two hoots about what anyone thinks on here!

Is SC’s opinion less worthy than the rest on here?




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07 Aug 2019 13:22:52
See the comments from the Danish team about the good reputation of Scottish fans and that they don’t expect any bother from Rangers fans? Let’s hope that’s the case and a few morons don’t further damage the club’s reputation. We need to get better at self-policing. If you’re going, please keep an eye on your fellow fans. Let’s come away with a victory both on and off the park lads! 👍.




05 Aug 2019 17:04:04
My honest opinion is we are weaker now than we were at the end of last season. We’ve improved the centre half positions in theory, but if we keep playing Goldson regardless of form then those new signings are wasted on the bench. We’ve lost Kent and Candeias and not replaced them with equal quality. Jones and Stewart are mediocre, Ojo I’m not convinced by. We also had a legitimate 3rd choice striker in Lafferty at the end of last season, whereas if Morelos or Defoe gets injured we are in trouble. Worries me Stevie G saying we only need 1 more. We need a left back, we need more creativity up top (Kent back AND a number 10 type ideally) and we need a 3rd striker.


1.) 05 Aug 2019 17:41:54
Kent has been missed, Candiaes was far too up and down and simply wasn't reliable enough. F*ck knows what happened to Lafferty. Jones, stewart and ojo need the benefit of the doubt surely? We've just started the season. If I remember correctly Kent wasn't exactly sh*t-hot at the start of last season. I am much more confident and think we've got a stronger first team squad than last season.

2.) 05 Aug 2019 18:20:33
r u for real swagman. I smell barry white.

weve played 1 game in the league.

stevie g made good point about losing points at end of games.

aribo is class act.

3.) 05 Aug 2019 19:13:02
Legitimate 3rd choice striker in Lafferty! 😂😂😂😂😂
Total imposter who's had 2 bites at the cherry and crashed and burned big style!

4.) 05 Aug 2019 20:23:50
Although not Goldsons biggest fan, were it not for him we would have left rugby park with 1 point rather than 3 on Sunday.

5.) 05 Aug 2019 22:05:02
Jones has played 10 mins and looked decent. Stewart played his part keep it possession after the goal. Not sure how we can write them off on a 10 min cameo. I'd have had Jones on for Ojo earlier though.

6.) 05 Aug 2019 22:47:24
Doesn’t matter that Lafferty didn’t do great his second time round, he’s still an actual striker. Surely we can’t all have forgotten last season’s debacle where we had to play with Sadiq up front? A Defoe injury and a Morelos suspension and that’s the kind of shambles we are back to. Benefit of the doubt? Stewart couldn’t cut it at Birmingham or Aberdeen so how you deem him fit for Rangers? Jones we’ve seen playing in the SPL for a couple of years now, hardly set the place alight. Ojo I just said I wasn’t convinced yet.

7.) 06 Aug 2019 05:26:12
Steven Gerrard deems Stewart fit for rangers. Same goes for Jones and ojo.

8.) 06 Aug 2019 12:51:08
Aye mrgrumpy, same as he deemed Grezda, Worrall, Sadiq, McAuley, Lafferty etc. fit for Rangers?

9.) 06 Aug 2019 13:45:51
Still take Gerrards opinion over yours Thewagsman.

10.) 06 Aug 2019 14:26:48
Defo totally agree with you I'm starting to lose faith in SG another English man under estimating Scottish league.

11.) 06 Aug 2019 14:31:36
Our squad is stronger but our starting 11 is weaker. The team that played celtic off the park at ibrox was our strongest. Obv we don't have kent. The team that started yesterday is nowhere as good as that team that pumped celtic. 👍.



01 Aug 2019 19:48:40
Connor Goldson needs dropped. He has been absolutely awful recently and his distribution in this game is shocking. We desperately need more quality in the squad. We need another left back as Barasic is not the answer and we need at least 2 more attacking midfielders/ wingers of a higher standard than Jones/ Stewart/ Hastie and we need another striker.


1.) 01 Aug 2019 20:15:40
Agreed Swagman he's been rubbish all pre season.



28 Jul 2019 20:46:20
I’ve been a big fan of Stevie G and most of what the club has done in his time, but I have to say I’m very disappointed with our treatment of Dorrans. I know for a fact he turned down double what he gets from us to stay in England because he wanted to play for his boyhood club. The reason he has struggled with injuries in his time at the club is because he spent the first season here playing through the pain barrier and at well below 100% as he felt he owed it to the fans as our big signing of that summer. This is a man who has put his body, career and reputation on the line for the club he loves and to see him treated like this is a disgrace.

I don’t mind the ostracising of guys like Grezda, and previous to him Pena etc, guys who were never fit to wear the shirt, but the lack of respect we are showing to good guys these days, off the back of the appalling way we have treated Lee Wallace, is worrying to me. We are better than that. When guys love the badge like Dorrans and Wallace do, the least we can do is give them that bit of respect. We as a club should hold ourselves to that standard.


1.) 28 Jul 2019 21:27:31
I do agree Wagman about Dorrans but at the end of the day you have to trust our Manager and he is the man trying to win us the League Title! 👍🇬🇧.

2.) 28 Jul 2019 21:37:44
How do u want to treat him? Were now passed his level and no longer good enough for the midfield. So he has to move on. No matter what club he suppotrs. If he's not good enough get him off the wage bill.

3.) 28 Jul 2019 22:08:03
Correct Paul.

4.) 28 Jul 2019 22:48:58
Hi Graeme! 😳.

5.) 29 Jul 2019 00:05:59
People totally missing the point. It’s not about getting him off the wage bill. It’s about how he is treated until then. Here’s a hypothetical - and one that isn’t too far fetched - we can’t get anyone else to take him and once the window closes Davis and Arfield both get injuries that rule them out for the season. Meanwhile we have an experienced player of similar ilk who has been training away from the first team for months and probably won’t be up to speed.

6.) 29 Jul 2019 05:19:09
How have the club treated Dorrans badly? He was playing then got injured. He was injured for a long time, the club signed new players, moved on. He's now fit but obiviously isn't showing the gaffer he's better than the players in front of him. Isn't that just football is?

7.) 29 Jul 2019 07:11:17
If Arfield and Davis got injured, we would still have Docherty, Kamara, Jack, Aribo. Polster looked decent today in midfield as well so I don’t think that would be a big issue. Dorrans just not good enough anymore unfortunately. We all wanted it to work for him but injuries have stopped any chance of that happening now.

8.) 29 Jul 2019 08:50:05
Because he’s been papped out away from the first team, not even allowed to train with them. Unless someone is clearly a bad apple, which I don’t believe to be the case here, that kind of exclusion makes no sense. It’s embarrassing to the player, to the club and believe me it would make other players think twice about moving to the club, as football is a small community and players talk.

As I say, also short sighted as while we are paying his wage we may as well make sure we are able to use him if required. Like I say, if we can’t move him on and we get some injuries after the window we’ll see how wise a policy this is.

9.) 29 Jul 2019 09:38:09
He's away from the first team squad, because he's not in the first team squad. Happens all the time in football, can't really see what the big issue is.

10.) 29 Jul 2019 10:33:14
SG has been honest with all his players. Some are good and part of his plans, some are not part of his plans and available for transfer.

I'm sure Dorrans isn't being ostracized. He isn't training himself. It's just football at most big clubs. You need to keep improving and unfortunately, some decent players get replaced by better every season.



17 Jul 2019 18:42:52
Charlie Austin been told to train with youths at Southampton and club will accept £8m. If we get £15m plus for Morelos we should look at him, see if we can get him for maybe £5m plus add ons. Would be that physical presence Lafferty was meant to be and would score for fun up here. Bit more realistic than Sturridge.


1.) 17 Jul 2019 19:30:40
Charlie Austin would be a good signing for us Theswagman i agree. I always rated and liked austin.

2.) 17 Jul 2019 22:31:23
If what you say is right, Austin would be a decent player, injury prone though.

3.) 18 Jul 2019 00:23:16
Misses nearly as much football as andy Carroll no thanks 👎.

4.) 18 Jul 2019 00:29:15
Austin would be a superb signing for us and would score 20+ goals easily. Yes he has had a few injury problems but that is to be expected when you are constantly in and out of a team and your body doesn't get a chance to build up match fitness.




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21 Aug 2019 13:46:14
Has he been for a jobby?




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19 Aug 2019 21:44:22
I know the Dundee manager, he’s all about promoting youth and playing football in the correct manner, he’ll improve while he’s there an hopefully come back ready to push for the first team.




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14 Aug 2019 18:54:07
Dunno where he is going to play the midfield is packed. Meanwhile we still need a left back and another striker.




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14 Aug 2019 11:46:40
Delboy, what’s that got to do with it? Folk are named in squads and sold or loaned all the time.




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12 Aug 2019 09:48:22
Brophy, Kamberi and Cosgrove? You been drinking?

Why not see if we can get Dougie Arnott or Keith Wright while we are at it? Also, Brophy is dyed in the wool Celtic.





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22 Aug 2019 12:31:10
Wallace was better than John, that’s who we should have kept.




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21 Aug 2019 00:29:55
Hopefully this post to tell Katic to dry his eyes makes it through hahaha! Honestly mate, lighten up, we have definitely strengthened. It was the squad that needed strengthened more than the starting 11. It was when we needed to go to the bench or got suspensions or injuries that we fell apart last year.




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20 Aug 2019 18:33:07
So you’ll know they are massive Celtic fans?




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20 Aug 2019 13:51:22
Katic - are you telling me that Aribo, Edmundson and Helander haven’t added quality? What were you expecting, Aguero?