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Fergal Harkin - DOF

Discussion in 'Celtic Chat' started by Blochairnbhoy, Feb 6, 2021.

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  1. \o/ Gold Member Gold Member

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    He must be part of City’s set up on merit though? They’ve put a lot of money into that system.
     
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    Where you been for the past few months mate? Haven’t seen you on here much.

    Probably yeah, just seems a little bit too close for comfort to me, with Desmond’s son rumoured involvement, and Lawwell’s sons involvement at City. I’m sure it can work, but I would be more encouraged to see us open up recruitment far and wide.
     
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  4. \o/ Gold Member Gold Member

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  5. Valhalla Thus spoke Batistuta. Gold Member

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    Mark Allen had a key part of City’s system...

    They’ve all the money in the world down there but there’s still baffling decisions made. Jobs for the boys down there as well.
     
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    I’ve no idea who Mark Allen is but I the name rings a bell
     
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    Ex Huns DOF.
     
  10. Notorious Gold Member Gold Member

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    Celtic have opened director of football talks with Man City transfer guru Fergal Harkin, Football Insider can reveal.

    The Scottish giants have set their sights on the 44-year-old, who is the football partnerships manager at Premier League leaders City.

    A Celtic source has told Football Insider that discussions are underway over Harkin taking on the key executive role at Parkhead.


    A deal has not yet been agreed but the Irishman is now favourite to head up a revamped football department.

    Celtic employed specialists Nolan Partners to draw up a shortlist of candidates to interview.


    The firm has worked with some of the biggest brands in sports and helped provide Man United with an entire global team of scouts a number of years ago.


    Harkin has spent more than 11 years in various scouting and recruitment roles at big-spending City.

    The links between Celtic and City have been evident with a series of transfers and loans in recent years.

    Olivier Ntcham and Jeremie Frimpong made permanent moves to Parkhead, while Patrick Roberts and Daniel Arzani had lengthy loan spells.
     
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    Happy with this but had my heart set on the juve guy
     
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    CeltsAreHere claim a club source told them he is in the mix and a announcement will be made soon and before a manager.
     
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  14. thailandceltic Fuck the Huns

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    Even so I'd say this guy is absolutely nailed on to take the job given the connections
     
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    I've been convinced it was him all along to be honest. The connections we have had with City in the past and also he seemed quite plausible. But in the end I couldn't tell you who would be a good candidate.
     
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    We employ a firm of specialists to draw up candidates and we come up with someone who just happens to be Desmond jnr pal and currently works with lawell jnr:56:.

    We are so * it's pathetic.
     
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    Aye it always seemed likely to be him..

    What's taking so long then?

    The quicker we get the DOF in, the quicker we announce his pick of coach..

    Dragging on too long for my liking..
     
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    If it is Fergal then it means we’ll be getting Maresca which isn’t a bad thing, i think we should really consider the Juve guy aswell though, even hiring them both lol
     
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    Can’t see Harkin being trusted to pick a head coach or any other DOF for that matter.

    Hopefully they’ll get a say in it but it will be Desmond’s call IMO.

    Hopefully they are using that recruitment firm to help with finding a manager as well - they’ll probably cast the net wider than we have in the past.
     
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    Maybe no picking himself but I'd imagine he'd have a say in the talks..

    Needs to get a move on this now. It's dragging..