Terrible Recruitment

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  1. wulliebad

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    What a pity the rat * us over as soon as he could.....signing 6 month loans and * off before the * hit the fan.
    Meaning when the summer window got here we lost something like 6 players and 4 or 5 of them were in defence.


    I will take lennon over the rat any day of the week,it also means we got griff back.....so * the rat.

    Lenny will come good,two signings on the bench aye they were dropped but they have not even got 10 games between them.


    This mess we are in is not down to lennon,its our * club every window waiting to see if we have CL before spending money then blowing a whole 3 million on some useless * when we fail and panic buy.
     
  2. Valhalla Manna, Beloved Gold Member

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    Still trying to excuse Lennon.

    Embarrassing...
     
  3. wulliebad

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    aye ok then.
     
  4. Metrobhoy

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    I'm not judging any of the new signings at this stage. Be silly to!
     
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  5. Belgian_lad

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    This! We need a structure in place that has a huge database of players. But as well the Dof needs to approach parents, build connections with players and try and sign the best youngster. Even when they cannot sign the youngsters those connections can come in handy in later years. Someone who as well knows about contract situations, character etc of all relevant players for us. Everything is wrong when PL is responsible for our recruitment.

    This together with our youth setup and we will be fine.
     
  6. bhoy81

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    Utter mince.

    Lawwell * over Rodgers, both last summer and then in the January window.

    Can you really blame him for walking away? I called him a * at the time but it’s the powers at be who have * us,.

    You can’t keep blaming Rodgers and his staff.

    Lennon * it last night, playing our best midfielder at left back, having 10 million worth of talent signed on the bench, don’t make the excuses about game time the right back has been here less.

    He failed to act at half time, he failed to act to hold a lead when in front, he failed this massive test.

    It’s Lennon’s fault last night and it’s the boards fault downgrading our playing side for years and it’s their fault we are in this mess now.
     
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  7. MagicBallBhoy Gold Member Gold Member

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    clubs have sacked managers for far less but celtic wont sack lennon not just now because they know they are culpable aswell and if they sack him it will come out about the boards shenanigans

    the other thing its very easy to blame rodgers for everything

    firstly he was an employee on £2m to 3m a year he wasnt managing celtic because he loved us he did it because we paid him handsomely i bet because of his high reputation he was like martin oneil and guaranteed a certain amount of money and after a while the funds started drying up the same as with martin oneil

    so i rodgers is a * he left us (we got 7million quid) 3 months before the end of the season a season in which started by all * breaking loose due to boyata falling out and refusing to play and us getting knocked out of the champions league because of poor defense right back lustig hopeless costing us goals and our best world class striker in since larson getting sold just at close of window it was clear that rodgers was either * things up or he wasnt been supported that then ended up with the bollocks that was teh january window which was embarassing which made it even clearer rodgers wasnt going to be here next season, leiceter asked for permisssion to speak to him rodgers wanted out couldnt stand working with lawell anymore and the club got 7 million quid

    basically a top class manager is a sellable asset like a player these days and we were handomely paid for rodgers

    bit conspirational but i reckon neil lennon was sounded out about a return to celtic and thats why he bailed on hibs
     
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  8. Officer Doofy Hey Terry, smell my finger! Gold Member

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    Anyone saying they would take Lennon over Rodgers (“snake” “rat” stuff aside) are * idiots and letting heart rule head.

    Night and day in terms of managerial ability.
     
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  9. murphy88

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    He was going through a shocking run at Hibs and had lost the dressing room it appeared. He is the luckiest manager alive to be in the position he is just now.
     
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  10. MagicBallBhoy Gold Member Gold Member

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    aye your probably right

    letting my paranoia run lol
     
  11. Valhalla Manna, Beloved Gold Member

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    Yep.

    The fact they had to announce it in the midst of a Treble Treble celebration says it all.

    They know he’s not good enough and pulled a fast one.
     
  12. HTG "I have an uncle who does Yoga"

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    I have never felt such a change in emotions when he was appointed that day :56:
     
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    The board * Brendan over with Dembele and McGinn last September and Rodgers most likely said to himself "im gonna * yous over the next opportunity i get", and he did in February.

    The board has done exactly the same with Lenny this summer messing him about and Lenny decided last night to do a power play with Left back by dropping Boli and saying to the board "you just sold my best left back, get me a new one" and it backfired.

    Power play *-show
     
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  14. Valhalla Manna, Beloved Gold Member

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    I still remember posting the tweet of the announcement and people thinking it was a joke :56:
     
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    I genuinely thought it was a wind up when I first heard about it after the cup final. When you bring in a manager like Rodgers and dominate as we did, you have to try and bring in someone on that level again and try and progress. We went for a manager who had went backwards after leaving us and not even close to Rodgers level. That's the reality of it.
     
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  16. murphy88

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    Your first point about the board and Rodgers is spot on in my opinion. People talk about Rodgers * is over, which he did. However he probably felt no loyalty towards the board as they had threw him under the bus in the Champs League qualifiers. It wasn't all that long before Rodgers left that the Green Brigade had a display about back him or lose him, and it was largely backed by the support. if the board's ambitions had met Rodgers and the fans, who knows what would have happened. He might still have left us, he might still have been here.
     
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    It's recruitment and it's coaching. A good coach brings the best out of average players, like Rodgers and o Neill did and Strachan to an extent.

    Lennon is a sub-average coach who is causing good players to regress.
     
  18. Seán Mac D Gold Member Gold Member

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    Well that's clearly not true. Edouard, Christie and Ntcham fleetingly have all improved markedly since Lennon came in.

    I'm all for constructive criticism of his poor tactics, formation and substitutions last night but there's no need to make things up to suit your argument.
     
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    Rodgers was * horrendous in Europe doofus.
     
  20. Valhalla Manna, Beloved Gold Member

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    And that’s us as a support feeling that.

    Imagine what the players would’ve felt. Especially the ones who moved here to work with Rodgers.

    Mental.