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Celtic v St Mirren - 23rd January 2019 (with thanks to Eric Arthur Blair)

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1 minute ago, TPAFKATS said:
13 minutes ago, TopCat said:
Not surprised by the result, we’ve always lost at Parkhead in my memory (unless wee baldy is in charge).
 
Sounds like a familiarly pathetic and shambolic performance under Kearney though. Certainly not encouraging and back bottom of the league, where we deserve to be.
 
Dundee winning at Tynecastle... fear they may have turned a corner. We certainly haven’t
 

I've seen wee baldy manage a St. Mirren team that shipped double the number of goals that we did tonight.

Exactly.  I really don't get the fascination with ex managers and ex players,  and somehow thinking if we had them , we'd be playing like Barca. Romantic memories of past glories that didn't really happen. 

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I certainly never expected to win at Celtic Park but quite frankly we were absolutely woeful for goodness sake we are supposed to be full time pros.We had no pass marks our team had no shape character or desire.We had a sub subbed that’s how bad it was and shockingly bad on leadership.We have only a very short time to add to an extremely poor squad.I am now beginning to lose faith on all fronts.

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I watched it until McGregor's miss and had enough,we were poor all over the park and the first goal shows how bad our defending is at times , a free header from six yards ,the penalty was schoolboy stuff McGinn giving Sinclair a  freebie. Now sitting rock bottom a least now we need to get the sleeves rolled up.

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3 minutes ago, Mid Calder Saint said:

I certainly never expected to win at Celtic Park but quite frankly we were absolutely woeful for goodness sake we are supposed to be full time pros.We had no pass marks our team had no shape character or desire.We had a sub subbed that’s how bad it was and shockingly bad on leadership.We have only a very short time to add to an extremely poor squad.I am now beginning to lose faith on all fronts.

If only we had Cammy tonight

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13 minutes ago, TPAFKATS said:
25 minutes ago, TopCat said:
Not surprised by the result, we’ve always lost at Parkhead in my memory (unless wee baldy is in charge).
 
Sounds like a familiarly pathetic and shambolic performance under Kearney though. Certainly not encouraging and back bottom of the league, where we deserve to be.
 
Dundee winning at Tynecastle... fear they may have turned a corner. We certainly haven’t
 

I've seen wee baldy manage a St. Mirren team that shipped double the number of goals that we did tonight.

No you haven't.

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9 minutes ago, Mid Calder Saint said:

I certainly never expected to win at Celtic Park but quite frankly we were absolutely woeful for goodness sake we are supposed to be full time pros.We had no pass marks our team had no shape character or desire.We had a sub subbed that’s how bad it was and shockingly bad on leadership.We have only a very short time to add to an extremely poor squad.I am now beginning to lose faith on all fronts.

Wasn’t Kellerman replaced due to Injury ?

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Celtic commentators in full paranoid dribbling mode - The safety of Celtic players in particular this season has not been paramount in the eyes of officials.

Yeh heard them say that, it was cringe worthy.

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Firstly, I didn't expect anything from the game tonight result wise.

But, I did expect at least a few moments of decent play. Perhaps a few decent passing moves. Maybe even a couple of shots on goal. We got zero. Absolutely nothing.

I thought the team selection was wrong and whatever the tactics were, they didn't have a chance of working because the midfield couldn't string 2 passes together.

We still need at least 4 or 5 players in during the next week.

The midfield is the issue. Flynn & Kellerman won't do. They are not good enough. I am running out of hope with S McGinn in this league. I will hold judgement on Tansey and Lyons for a few weeks.

We need a left back, a centre mid, 1 or 2 wingers and a striker. 

Shocking performance regardless of who or where we were playing.

 

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16 minutes ago, Mid Calder Saint said:

I certainly never expected to win at Celtic Park but quite frankly we were absolutely woeful for goodness sake we are supposed to be full time pros.We had no pass marks our team had no shape character or desire.We had a sub subbed that’s how bad it was and shockingly bad on leadership.We have only a very short time to add to an extremely poor squad.I am now beginning to lose faith on all fronts.

Thought you weren’t going back?

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1 hour ago, Bud the Baker said:

As I mentioned before even JRs miracle recovery took a while to kick in, the man himself said it wasn't till the Ayr game in late February (25th IIRC) he felt we started playing consistently better - only a month to wait! :toilet

Indeed . At around this point in the season 2 year ago, we lost at home to QOS and Falkirk,  3-0 and 2-1 respectively. So lets not abandon all hope because we lose 4-0 to Celtic, woeful as the performance was.

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We are bottom and in honesty, we deserve to be. In truth, the only saving grace is that we have shipped the stubbs squad as we would only have been further adrift at this point had we not. 

We've a harder set of games than Dundee and Hamilton coming and we need to look at games such as St Jonstone a few weeks back and even Aberdeen and his lately and acknowledge we have threw points away. 

Defence and immediately in front of defence (central mid) is a real issue. 

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2 minutes ago, Prague Buddie said:

Firstly, I didn't expect anything from the game tonight result wise.

But, I did expect at least a few moments of decent play. Perhaps a few decent passing moves. Maybe even a couple of shots on goal. We got zero. Absolutely nothing.

I thought the team selection was wrong and whatever the tactics were, they didn't have a chance of working because the midfield couldn't string 2 passes together.

We still need at least 4 or 5 players in during the next week.

The midfield is the issue. Flynn & Kellerman won't do. They are not good enough. I am running out of hope with S McGinn in this league. I will hold judgement on Tansey and Lyons for a few weeks.

We need a left back, a centre mid, 1 or 2 wingers and a striker. 

Shocking performance regardless of who or where we were playing.

 

TBH I forgot Lyons was on the pitch, (this week) barely involved. Flynn tried but no real bite.

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2 minutes ago, spankin_panda said:

We are bottom and in honesty, we deserve to be. In truth, the only saving grace is that we have shipped the stubbs squad as we would only have been further adrift at this point had we not. 

We've a harder set of games than Dundee and Hamilton coming and we need to look at games such as St Jonstone a few weeks back and even Aberdeen and his lately and acknowledge we have threw points away. 

Defence and immediately in front of defence (central mid) is a real issue. 

We all play the same teams. We need to be off the bottom and within a win of tenth at the split. That really is the target now. But infear Oran doesnt know how to play, to not lose?

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2 minutes ago, Lord Pityme said:

We all play the same teams. We need to be off the bottom and within a win of tenth at the split. That really is the target now. But infear Oran doesnt know how to play, to not lose?

To do that he really needs to get players in

That was a shambles tonight

I thought Sellic weren't that good we were dreadful

Time for Gus and co to up their game to give us a chance

The squad as shown tonight isn't good enough to compete in this league

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Shocking performance tonight.  We offered literally nothing from start to finish which isn't good enough - even at Celtic Park (even Airdrie managed to get 5 attempts on goal against them on Saturday).  Hopefully we'll see some much-needed investment in the squad this week. 

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An abject performance to say the least.

The lack of awareness or concentration from our players, especially the defenders is absolutely criminal. If they're not stopping and watching opposition players work a chance for themselves they're putting in half-arsed challenges that wouldn't dispossess an under 12.

Nobody is expecting to go to CP and pull off a shock but what I think we all expect is 100% effort and to see basic defending carried out. What do we work on in training on a weekly basis? We have no defensive shape or structure, the midfield never tracks back to help the defence and going forward we're horrible in possession - We are not a cohesive unit at all.

Can't get too carried away as it's Celtic and there's a huge gulf in class between both sides but after watching that tonight I reckon most if not all Premiership teams would've taken one or two from us.

Worrying.

Edited by Spam_Valley

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