Celtic’s relentless run continued at St Johnstone however Rangers followers nonetheless reckon the Hoops are working scared as an alternative of working away with the league.
Mick Beale’s males made it 12 video games unbeaten below the brand new boss and the Ibrox assist have put Ange Postecoglou on discover. Alan Flett, through electronic mail, mentioned: “ Celtic followers are past perception. If it’s not referees favouring Rangers, it’s groups mendacity all the way down to them. The Mick Beale revolution is in full swing and it’s solely a matter of time earlier than Scotland’s greatest membership are again the place they belong. The naive Postecoglou is on borrowed time and Celtic shall be left with a staff of Japanese duds that no different supervisor will need.”
It’s truthful to say Celtic followers don’t agree. Denis Bruce, Bishopbriggs, mentioned: “Beale is taking part in thoughts video games along with his ridiculous remarks. If he hopes to rile Postecoglou with such feedback, he has one other factor coming. Postecoglou is just too astute to fall for such moronic manoeuvres. He ought to hope that his thoughts video games do not backfire huge time.”
Kenny Wilson, Moffat, mentioned: “9 factors clear on the high with higher objective distinction of 25 and successful with ease each week but nonetheless we now have to take heed to Rangers followers telling us they’re higher than us and we’re working scared ? “The one working we’re doing is away with the league so Rangers followers keep on with your PlayStations, it’s the one place you’ll win the league.”
James Fitzpatrick emailed: “Caller Joe Sneddon says Celtic are scared from essentially the most profitable membership in Europe. Final time I seemed Actual Madrid play in La Liga. Maintain taking the tablets Joe.”
And Scott Farmer, Auckland , mentioned: “I don’t know why the large fuss about how a lot Celtic have out there to spend. From the start of final season, they and Rangers have nearly equivalent switch earnings. And so they each obtained within the area of £20m from the Champions League this season. Rangers have solely spent a fraction of the cash obtained. Possibly they’ve obtained completely different priorities?”
Celtic flexed at McDiarmid Park on Sunday however not everybody was impressed. Dr Robert S Pender emailed: “What a boring watch. St Johnstone have been as useless as their pitch. Celtic performed at strolling tempo and St Johnstone simply lay down. It was a poor advert for Scottish soccer and it’s no surprise the Outdated Agency battle in Europe.”
Talking of surfaces, Kevin Lord, Drylaw , mentioned: “As if the shiny plastic ones aren’t dangerous sufficient, the state of pitches within the Premiership is atrocious. It’s embarrassing to ask good gamers to adorn them.”
Aberdeen’s interim boss Barry Robson halted the slide on the weekend however the seek for a brand new gaffer goes on. Andrew Lamb, Fraserburgh, mentioned: “Simply when Aberdeen followers suppose they’ve seen the worst, they discover out John Hughes needs to be the subsequent supervisor at Pittodrie. If Hughes is nearly as good as he boasts, how come no huge membership needs him?”
Lastly, Scotland’s rugby aspect gave the nation one thing to cheer about on Saturday once they put the Auld Enemy of their place once more in their very own yard.
The problem now’s to kick on and Neil Renton, Edinburgh , mentioned: ”That was some outcome for Scotland beating England at Twickenham within the rugby. Let’s hope they keep away from doing the standard Scottish factor of not successful one other sport for the remainder of the Six Nations.”
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