1. Having trouble logging in by clicking the link at the top right of the page? Click here to be taken to the log in page.
    Dismiss Notice

Greg Taylor

Discussion in 'Celtic Chat' started by Notorious, Sep 2, 2019.

Discuss Greg Taylor in the Celtic Chat area at TalkCeltic.net.

  1. Smithy

    Joined:
    Jun 15, 2009
    Messages:
    2,962
    Likes Received:
    505
    Location:
    Edinburgh/Newcastle
    Naw.
     
    Albian Ajeti likes this.
  2. PaulM1888 Gold Member Gold Member

    Joined:
    May 8, 2007
    Messages:
    63,546
    Likes Received:
    23,756
    Read and heard the give Laxalt a rest comment a few times now.

    He doesn’t need rested, he needs game time. There is every chance we’ve not even seen the best of him yet.
     
    Marty McFly and JC Anton like this.
  3. celtic warrior

    Joined:
    Aug 29, 2007
    Messages:
    10,321
    Likes Received:
    3,325
    I get the temptation to rest a few key players.

    But in Laxalts case, he needs the game time.
     
  4. Mince.Charming

    Joined:
    Feb 1, 2010
    Messages:
    2,460
    Likes Received:
    1,398
    Unpopular opinion- would bring him back into the first team and put Laxalt into midfield.

    Was criticised for his lack of attacking ability but our defence has suffered with Elhamed and him out of it.
    Thought the criticism of him was Over the top.
     
    martin_d, MickMac, blackfish and 2 others like this.
  5. trackebhoy

    Joined:
    Oct 4, 2008
    Messages:
    6,988
    Likes Received:
    651
    Location:
    GLASGOW
    Fav Celtic Player:
    ANDY THOM
    Fav Celtic Song:
    YNWA
    I don't think many people were criticising him on the defensive side of his game but in the system we pay he gives us nothing going forward. The only times he gets a ball in the box is when he is running on to a through ball which doesn't happen enough for us. No chance he deserves to be back in the team under this system.
     
  6. Brian Dunphy

    Joined:
    Sep 27, 2020
    Messages:
    879
    Likes Received:
    710
    Fav Celtic Player:
    Lubo
    Fav Celtic Song:
    The Merry Plougboy
  7. bkk bhoy

    Joined:
    Aug 12, 2011
    Messages:
    8,605
    Likes Received:
    2,787
    Location:
    Thailand
    Fav Celtic Player:
    Hard to choose ... different players for different era's
    Fav Celtic Song:
    Fields of Athenry (at the moment anyway)
    another absolute waste of money. Between him and Bolingoli we could have went out and bough a quality Left Back and still had money left over
     
  8. MickMac Gold Member Gold Member

    Joined:
    Aug 4, 2019
    Messages:
    484
    Likes Received:
    390
    Fav Celtic Player:
    James Forrest
    Fav Celtic Song:
    YNWA
    I was thinking exactly the same. Laxalt and Christie in midfield would give us the energy we've been missing and they could both play box to box with a more defensive midfielder behind them.
    Taylor can't beat a man but he's half decent defensively and he makes decent runs in behind and can put a decent ball into the box we just need to play the right passes through defences for him to run onto
     
    Mince.Charming likes this.
  9. Brian Dunphy

    Joined:
    Sep 27, 2020
    Messages:
    879
    Likes Received:
    710
    Fav Celtic Player:
    Lubo
    Fav Celtic Song:
    The Merry Plougboy
  10. kyndig

    Joined:
    Aug 29, 2005
    Messages:
    4,423
    Likes Received:
    1,458
    Location:
    Singapore
    Fav Celtic Player:
    Nakamura
    Was up there for MOTM today, fair play to him great attitude.
     
    martin_d, rhydo1888 and Metrobhoy like this.
  11. McGuire Gold Member Gold Member

    Joined:
    Jul 30, 2012
    Messages:
    80,457
    Likes Received:
    40,232
    Location:
    Jockney over spill..
    Fav Celtic Song:
    For those who are in love.....
    He's *..
     
  12. Double Dutch

    Joined:
    Feb 17, 2019
    Messages:
    399
    Likes Received:
    346
    Fav Celtic Player:
    CalMac
    Fav Celtic Song:
    Celtic Symphony
    Had a great game the day, I know there will be plenty who will give him zero credit to save face but the attitude of the boy is * top class. Am glad we have him * the haterz x
     
    martin_d, MickMac and Metrobhoy like this.
  13. Metrobhoy

    Joined:
    Jan 7, 2008
    Messages:
    15,800
    Likes Received:
    641
    Location:
    Glasgow
    Fav Celtic Player:
    Lubo, Naka and Koki
    Fav Celtic Song:
    YNWA
    I prefer him to Laxalt.
     
  14. Albian Ajeti Gold Member Gold Member

    Joined:
    Aug 13, 2008
    Messages:
    60,069
    Likes Received:
    22,456
    Location:
    London
    Fav Celtic Player:
    Lubomir Moravcik
    Fav Celtic Song:
    You'll Never Walk Alone
    Had a good game. Decent squad player. Should’ve won us a penalty too.
     
  15. jocksteinupper

    Joined:
    Mar 13, 2015
    Messages:
    7,240
    Likes Received:
    4,762
    Location:
    N Ayrshire
    Fav Celtic Player:
    Henke
    Fav Celtic Song:
    Willy Maley
    Seems to split us!! I'm actually on his side. With decent finishing he could have had a couple of assists, granted some crosses are wasted. Quite a few could do with his attitude starting with that guy up front!!
     
    MickMac and Metrobhoy like this.
  16. .Zander. Gold Member Gold Member

    Joined:
    Jan 10, 2010
    Messages:
    20,880
    Likes Received:
    2,470
    Location:
    Irvine
    He was good today
     
    Slaw likes this.
  17. kyndig

    Joined:
    Aug 29, 2005
    Messages:
    4,423
    Likes Received:
    1,458
    Location:
    Singapore
    Fav Celtic Player:
    Nakamura
    He’s not better or worse than Hayes, but always gives 100% when asked, don’t think he’s the best but can’t fault the effort and attitude.
     
    Wee Baldy likes this.
  18. Just Kieran Gold Member Gold Member

    Joined:
    Jan 1, 2008
    Messages:
    14,732
    Likes Received:
    1,715
    Squad player.

    Good energy and attitude but can't forget that he can't/won't dribble.
     
    Wee Baldy likes this.
  19. We named the dog Indiana Gold Member Gold Member

    Joined:
    Jul 8, 2008
    Messages:
    4,435
    Likes Received:
    1,303
    Fav Celtic Player:
    scott brown, boruc
    Fav Celtic Song:
    celtic song
    Done well but he's deffo not better than laxalt.
     
  20. MickMac Gold Member Gold Member

    Joined:
    Aug 4, 2019
    Messages:
    484
    Likes Received:
    390
    Fav Celtic Player:
    James Forrest
    Fav Celtic Song:
    YNWA
    Some people just need a whipping boy. He played well as usual. He's rarely going to be our star man but he's very dependable, doesn't make mistakes and gives 100%. He's not good a beating a man but makes good runs in behind and we should play to his strengths by playing him in with the right passes.
     
    Wee Baldy and martin_d like this.