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Damien Duff

Discussion in 'Ex Players' started by Mr Shelby, Feb 12, 2020.

Discuss Damien Duff in the Ex Players area at TalkCeltic.net.

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

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    I noticed Lennon giving him credit for speaking with Griffiths about his delivery.

    I'm really glad we have him on board. He seems really passionate and was obviously a fantastic player who experienced a lot.

    I just fet the feeling hes offering us a lot behind the scenes. Maybe not getting mentioned enough as is always the case with those in his role, I suppose.
     
  2. McGuire Gold Member Gold Member

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    Good point..

    I'm sure Dembele or one of the kid's has mentioned what he's like behind the scenes as well..
     
  3. ILoveTheCeltic

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    Corners were class tonight and now I read this I remember Griffiths ran toward the bench pointing at them after we scored.

    He hung the corners up, took 3 that 2nd half a I think and they were all identical and Jullien got the head on all 3, think one was the mad scramble Jozo and Brown both hit the bar with? first one Jullien scored and 3rd Jullien headered past the post.
     
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    A big thing we have is we have coaching staff like Kennedy, Woods, Mcmanus and Dunn who didn't want to leave Celtic. They stayed because they have passion for us, same with guys like O'Dea. They are proud to coach us. They are not just here for a paycheck
     
  5. Mr Majestic I like Trebles and Bass Gold Member

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    Mikey Johnston I think it was.
     
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  6. ILoveTheCeltic

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    The Ajax model, ex players and fans coaching. Probably a good thing as the reason most youngsters don't cut it isn't because of ability it's because of mentality and thinking the hard work has been done. The mentality and the work ethic that Stokes, Riordan and Scott Allan have is what separates them from Kenny Miller, Scott Arfield and Jame McArthur, guys of no real skill or class who played in the EPL while they'd have or did struggle in the English Championship.

    Need people like McManus and O'Dea saying "listen son I was utter pish and couldn't hit a barn door with a ball" but how they worked hard to get into the best shape they could every day and worked hard for the team and that even if you are Dembele and far better than anyone your age you've played all your days it doesn't count for anything when it comes to playing real football.
     
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    He always looks like the angriest man in the world on the bench, it’s hilarious :56:
     
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    Love Duffer. One of my heroes as a child growing up.
     
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    You see him giving players instructions out the wee notebooks.

    Can't be a bad thing having him around giving advice.
     
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    Certainly making an impact! Was wondering where Griff was pulling these corners from, never thought of Duff being the man but makes sense.
     
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    Long overdue but we now seem to be doing better with our corners, so important as we get plenty.
     
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    Future manager I suspect.
     
  13. bkk bhoy

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    We got a Duff coach while our neighbours have a duff manager and a duff team ;-)
     
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    Did the rat try and take him as well ?
     
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    taylor had mentioned hes been working with duff about going by players and getting crosses in

    seems to be getting there
     
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    Don’t think so. Think the 2 that turned down Ratboy was JK and Stevie Woods.
     
  17. PaulM1888 Gold Member Gold Member

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    I think he’ll make a fantastic manager one day. What a guy for our attackers to lean on day in and day out in training - 100 international caps, world class on his day, Premiership stalwart and multiple time winner.

    I’ve loved him since his first interview when he came over, he has a steely determination about him and a cast iron work ethic.
     
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    Duff came just as he left did he not?
     
  19. thailandceltic

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    He was getting absolute rave reviews in Ireland with Rovers(shitebags) about his coaching especially his man to man coaching with the younger lads, He has obviously been able to handle the step up in class.

    He does a fair bit of punditry on TV over here in Ireland and you can also see hes a man that doesnt take nonsense, straight shooter id say. Going from coach to manager is a massive step but Duffer certainly has the mentality and temperament for it.

    He said Celtic was the only role he would of left Ireland for too so let's hope it stays that way, I'd imagine there a few clubs taking note.
     
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    Woods told him to * off apparently, and was disgusted by the manner of his departure. Him and JK are due a lot of respect in holding it together in the following days.
     
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