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Ben Doak

Discussion in 'Ex Players' started by Valhalla, Dec 26, 2021.

Discuss Ben Doak in the Ex Players area at TalkCeltic.net.

  1. CookieMonster Geez yer cookies Gold Member

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    Unfortunately so, think the only way we could push teams to accept it is to either create an SPFL channel to show all games from championship down, think plenty people would be interested in the B teams which could increase revenue for the lower league teams massively.

    Doak was definitely down to the money and opportunity, same as the boys that went to Bayern. We can’t compete financially with them but if we can get our facilities to the level needed no reason we can’t follow the likes of Ajax.
     
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  2. Noskeil

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    Some fans just need to accept that some of our youth are destined for bigger things. Granted I'd love to see every youth player pull on the shirt and play for the first team, but we all know that's not going to happen. It's the same for us though how many players have we signed in the past from academies from over the UK?

    I just think fans should wish them luck instead of over thinking about money and if we should have kept them. I know if I was a 16 year old playing for celtic I'd want to play for them, but if a Liverpool, Barca, etc come asking you to sign it's hard to turn down, sentiment goes aside and you think about your career within and outwith football.
     
  3. McChiellini..

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    Playing for the under 21's and scoring and doing well
    By all account's smashing it for Liverpool in the uefa youth champions league and getting game time for their 23's as well..

    Is he even 17 yet?

    He's going all the way. Has that pace over short and long distance. Can carry the ball. Can finish. Can assist. Got a bit of swagger and confidence..

    Within a couple of year he'll be a full international..

    If he keeps progressing how he is. He'll get a chance at Liverpool. See Klopp give loads of youth game time..
     
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  4. Tony Ralston Gold Member Gold Member

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    Honestly mate, I’d say we will feed back (or any team that reaches it) 10% of European TV money to be distributed amongst the other clubs in Scotland, with the caveat that we’re allowed a B team in the lower leagues and the money’s used for youth development in Scotland.

    Think something similars came in, in the Belgian league. It’d go somewhat towards raising Scottish football as a whole.
     
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    Boy has some size of heed. Kompanyesque.
     
  6. Notorious Gold Member Gold Member

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    Going all the way that boy..
     
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