James Forrest

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  1. Mr Shelby I am the son and heir Gold Member

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    I slammed him in here for years.

    He was one of the most frustrating players for me to watch. A big part of that was down to the fact that deep down I knew he had potential but just couldnt show it consistently and wasnt using his attributes.

    Now he is and it's great to see how pivotal hes become to us. Very happy to have been proven wrong.
     
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  2. JC Anton Time for 9 Gold Member

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    My first post on this version of his thread..

    Ronny did make a difference to his fitness, got him playing much more regularly.
     
  3. Deebo News Writer News Writer

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    He was afraid to push himself for years because he was so injury prone and kept picking up niggling injuries. Can have a huge impact on your confidence, which if obviously did with him.

    Since he’s gotten over his injury issues he’s been a different player altogether.
     
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  4. Drakhan Nac Mac Feegle Gold Member

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    7 more goals from Forrest will see him enter Top 40 of Celtic goalscorers and in doing so knock Bertie Auld out of top 40 list.
     
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    He'll get that this season no problem!
    Never got a look in much last night with us going down the left most of the time
     
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    I always get sad when things like that happen, but Jock Steins words always come back to me “we must make new legends.”

    If Forrest stays at Celtic for his career then he will be considered a legend
     
  7. tarboltontim We have nothing to lose but our chains. Gold Member

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    Evening Times reporting that Lennon wants to offer Forrest a new contract to extend beyond 2022.
     
  8. Notorious Gold Member Gold Member

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    Neil Lennon has intimated his desire to offer Celtic winger James Forrest a contract extension, a move that would effectively mean the Scotland internationalist would finish his career with the Parkhead side. Lennon is also optimistic of securing the signature of a right-back before the following this week's UEFA Champions League tie against FK Sarajevo on Wednesday night.

    Forrest signed an extension to keep him at the club until 2022 in September last year under Brendan Rodgers but such is Lennon’s regard for last season’s Player of the Year that he is keen to further tie him down.

    He wants to extend his contract which is great,” said Lennon. “Rather than talking about people leaving the club we’ve got one there who wants to stay. So that’s one we’ll look at. I think he’s still got two years left on his deal but we’ve already talked about an extension. Well, me and him have!

    “He’s a top, top player. He’s been brilliant. From the day I first saw him until now, over that 10-year period he’s been magnificent for the club. He’s achieved a lot but there’s still that hunger in him. He’s from a humble background. He’s not on social media. He’s not interested. He just wants to play football.


    “Physically he looks great. He’s got strong thighs and shoulders, quite broad but compact. And he’s still got that great burst of pace. The quality and speed of his technique is superb and he’s a good finisher when he’s in there as well. He does everything very clean.

    “He still has that desire
     
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  9. tarboltontim We have nothing to lose but our chains. Gold Member

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    I really hope we keep him as a one club man.
     
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  10. Keano88 Hoops we did it again! Gold Member

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    Wee Jamesy, Celtic through and through.
     
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    Totally agree, there seems to be some confusion where some folk think frustration of him was criticism of him but it was obvious he has ability, he'd already shown it. But so many times he'd * it to take players on and we were saying we don't care if you're not successful every time, even 1 out of 10 times is good cause that's a goal scoring opportunity.

    Rodgers ended up being disappointing in recruitment and longevity of playing style but he did give us back Forrest and Broony which makes up a bit for all the pish he bought.
     
  12. McGuire Gold Member Gold Member

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    He isn't a 10..

    Can play there or drift in now and then but we need a proper 10..
     
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    Most frustrating player i can remember , so much talent but always seems to be holding back
     
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    We've seen Jamesy being deployed on the left a few times, wondering if he could be a false 9, he must know a lot about the centre of the pitch and he definitely knows how to freak out defenders in doubt about where the * they should be

    He'd probably get sent off for being a false 9 though, that's fraud and there's no room for that in the game
     
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    Had to look up his stats under Ronny because besides his LC final goal i can't remember him existing in those 2 seasons
     
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    As Lenny says someone who wants to stay, heard Leicester were interested in the £10m rated player, who rates him at £10m? Fkn no marks going for that and more that noone has heard of.

    Would easily double or treble at least his wages, but loves life here, refreshing in this mercenary and money grabbing times.
     
  19. PaulM1888 Gold Member Gold Member

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    Is this a post from 2015 that’s just managed to be sent?
     
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    Have we just teleported back 4 years?:56:
     
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