Big Bhoys?

Our former stalwart Kristopher Ajer found a new home in Brentford, a London based club that has found itself in the top flight.
How did he get on?
Very well by all accounts, helping his new team to a very respectable mid table finish. He did have a hamstring injury which forced an absence but apart from that he’s usually on the park marshalling those around him.

“I’ve dreamt of this my whole life” he proclaimed after scoring earlier in the month, showing he always had an eye on his personal holy grail, the EPL.
An article in The Athletic claims the club missed him when injured, there’s numerous videos showing him enjoying life with his new teammates, and he’s generally happy with his big move.

I’m not sure Odsonne Edouard can say the same. The chap had a French footballing legend pry him away, a mid table EPL club to showcase his wares, and the big lights of London after a few years in Glasgow.
He got what he wanted.
What happened?
Not much, so very typical.

His languid sometimes lazy style just didn’t cut it, his hard work ethos was again posted missing, and he found the bench rather than his best form.
On Thursday night he never made it onto the park, an unused substitute for a game his side lost. His new manager didn’t contemplate turning to him to save the day, a damning indictment. Another move, loan or sale, looks likely.

Young Master Christie didn’t move straight to the EPL, but one rung below it. Probably not through choice, but the Championship is one hell of a league, great attendance figures, a very hard division to escape, it’s certainly a step up from the Scottish top flight.

Despite the better environment, he excelled. Ryan became a pivotal member of the team, being involved in 11 goals ( 3 goals, 8 assists), he helped his new club Bournemouth gain promotion to the biggest league in the world, and shall surely grace that stage come September.

While many shall correctly state they prefer to focus on Celtic FC and it’s players, we should be aware of how our departed fare, for the club are judged by those they move on. Producing EPL ready players isn’t easy, but somehow we manage it. KT can hold his own down south.Throw in Stuart and big Frazer Foster and that’s 6 from recent times. Yet only Virgil shall play top flight European football again next season,,,the rest won’t.

Given this fact, and knowing they left a giant who shall dine at Europe’s top table next season,,was it the big league they wanted?
The big cup?
Or the big wages?
Only those big bhoys know.

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Twisty

Morning all.

Quiet period for the football looming obviously so I’ll tie up with Bobby / Mahe with a view to kicking off the naps competition. Give a bit of interest throughout the quieter months.

Details when finalised and approved by mein hosts .

Twisty

A few tunes to follow which some of you might enjoy

https://youtu.be/pYdvxBxHX2U

Twisty
Twisty
CFC

Mahe

Doubling/ trebling the salary will have helped but I assume some sort of professional advancement to an elite club would be part of the thinking.
Using Andy Robertson / V V D as the template – move to mediocrity with a chance to shine and attract a top 4/6 club.

Twisty

I know at least one person on here will enjoy this one. Enjoy Jimmy NP

https://youtu.be/B9FzVhw8_bY

Twisty

Off to Musselburgh races today. Have a good day all. Cmon the mini’s.

BOBBY MURDOCH’S CURLED-UP WINKLEPICKERS

TWISTY

Good luck at Musselburgh. Approval for naps competition granted,with grateful thanks.

I’ll be organising the Royal Ascot one-hopefully better than I did last year!-and maybe start the naps the following week?

Twisty

Bobby
Sounds good.

I’ve a lot going on at work this next week or two but should be ok to get started. I’ll mail ya amigo

voguepunter

Twists.
The vogue bhoys going to Musselburgh today, will try not to disturb you…
p. s any tips? :0) hh

BOBBY MURDOCH’S CURLED-UP WINKLEPICKERS

TWISTY

Cheers,mate!

If you’re looking for the lads from the Vogue,just think Rutherglen Massive. There’s a few of them run to a bit of height!!!

Twisty

Bobby / VP
I’ll be sure not to start any fights with anyone over 6foot 2 with a Rutherglen accent 😬

Twisty

VP
Competitive racing today. Give you my thoughts shortly. Be sure to avoid the ones I highlight

voguepunter

Twists/BMCUWP

We ( auld yins) are no problem,
It’s the young team I’m worried about.
Have a good day bhoys :0)hh

voguepunter

Twists
Thanks mate.

Twisty

VP
My biggest bet is on Vindobala in 3-38 race. Backed it on its last run at Hamilton and I stood in the stands and suffered in the same way Paul Mulrennan sat and suffered on the horse. Nowhere to go trapped on the rails. Ran on inside last and would’ve gone very close in my opinion with racing room.

Runs off same mark today but jockey today claims 5lb which could make the difference assuming he gets it into a better position than Paul did. Drawn 2 today. Gotta go very close with a clear run.

15 runners last time but only 9 today. You’d think it’ll be much easier to get racing room. Backed at 100/30 yesterday.
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I like Hilts in the 4-13. However , Haggas sends up one with Fallon up on it which won’t be making the trip up without some sort of chance. It’s the only runner he sends up. He did the same at Ayr on Wednesday. Sent one runner up. I actually met his representative in the parade ring pre race. Their runner won and it’d be no no real shock if they did it again today. Another 3/1 shot. As I say I like Hilts so I’ve covered both .
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In the opener there are a few you couldn’t dismiss but I’ll opt for Waverley star. Same claiming jockey who rides Vindobala. Unseated last time. Should go close today.
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I’ll get some info on a few of the runners a bit later when I’m at course. I’ll drop any updates on here if anything sounds interesting.

Gl today. Hope you have a great ( and profitable) day.

voguepunter

Twists
Good luck…. thanks again.

Twisty

VP
As an addendum to my previous posts, I don’t think there’s a more optimistic trainer in the country than Ed Walker. He talks up all his runners. They’re all gonna win or go very close.
Well today he’s all over the country and unsurprisingly once again he fancies all of them to be troubling the judge! One of these days he might just be right. Given his enthusiasm today again for:

Stormy Antarctic 2-15 G ( 6/1)
Zulu Tracker 2-40 Y (9/1)
Glenartney 3-30 Y (6/1)
Came from the dark 3-45 H ( 11/2)

a 50p Yankee or similar small stake multiple might be worth considering. Most likely you’ll lose your £5.50p but ya never know.

Honestly, he’s the eternal optimist and most of the time his optimism proves unfounded but as I say, maybe one of these days he’ll deliver to his expectation! Hopefully it’s today. If I win £10k on his horses today I’ll only be a few thousand down having backed his enthusiasm for a number of years😬

voguepunter

Twists

😁👍

Bigrailroadblues

Good morning all from Govanhill. Usually don’t see any of the hun scum drinking around here, bit too Timmy for them. Thank feck.

Prestonpans bhoys

Would they serve them in Neesons anyway😱

Gordon64

Twisty
Thanks for your tips mate. With a bit of luck we might catch up for a drink at Musselburgh 🏇
Ruggy Vogue CSC very Jolly Bhoys outing HH 🍀

Gordon64

PPB Can you recommend any decent boozers in Musselburgh ? Last time we were there we ended up in Jackie Mac snrs pub HH🍀

Twisty

Gordon
Staggs ( Volunteer) has a good reputation. Easy stroll to the races.

PP Bhoy might know quite a few more though.

Twisty

You’ll find reviews on Trip advisor Gordon.

Gordon64

Twists Cheers mate 👍

Bigrailroadblues

Prestonpans there are a couple of huns who drink in there. Doubt that wee Margaret and the regulars would tolerate a mob of them.

Pitymevin

Anybody think that the lack of water in Seville might have been a ploy to reduce the chance of rioting post match.

Make sense to me, drained and dehydrated would no doubt subdue the hordes of huns.

Ha ha

JimmynotPaul

Morning all.
Twisty 6.19.
Yes, a great song, it was McCaff who put me on to them.
And, indeed, in hell I will be in good company. 😂😂
I hope you and the Vogue boys all have an enjoyable and profitable day.
Be lucky!!!!

The Fenian Whaler

Hun Skelper Sutton taking the pish again

Good luck to both teams in the Scottish Cup Final today👍 If Rangers win it will surpass Celtic’s 1967 team as the greatest achievement ever in the world…

McCaff

Pitymevin… hopefully this link works. Some of the comments are funny!
https://mobile.twitter.com/DaveTheWiserTim/status/1527640648806973441

McCaff

Twisty and JNP…listened to it last night after Billy Strings but never posted it!
Here’s Billy Strings for your delectation…
https://youtu.be/VFEZOjtrwls

Pitymevin

Wee huns 5 to 1 to win in 90 minutes, well worth a punt

Pitymevin

MaCaff seen that but always worth a second look.

Wycombe 1-0 2-0 2-1
Hertz
Red bull
Lyon

All the same 5p bets 81 bets £4.05

This is the day

Leggy

Morning all,

Gordon64 and Twisty,

Hope you both have a great day at the Races and make sure you fleece them Bookies !!!!!!

🏇🏻🏇🏻🏇🏻🏇🏻🏇🏻🏇🏻🏇🏻

voguepunter

Leggy

What about me ya bastard? 😕

ASWGL

I was picking up a Chinese takeaway last night, and you know how some of them just love to gamble, well the owner gave me a tip for Musselburgh races today.
My memory is not so good I’m bad with names, so I asked him to write it down for me.

开 艾 迪 迪 艾 艾娜 吉

HH

BOBBY MURDOCH’S CURLED-UP WINKLEPICKERS

ASWGL

No 7?

McCaff

ASWGL…that’s your order ya muppet!! 🤣🤣🤣

voguepunter

ASWGL

Bhoys on the bus liked that one😂

jimthetim53

ASWGL, LOL 🙂

ASWGL

Remember bet responsibly, and put Daizen Maeda down to win the first and last race.

HH

Craig76
ASWGL

Craig Penultimate eh ?
Maybe Govan has become a country and they’ve made the final of the World Cup too.

Craig76

ASWGL
They are definitely not smarter than the average bear 😀

Craig76

Celtic’s Road to the Title 🟢🏆 / Sky Sports Football

Craig76

2022 Live cinchPrem Trophy lift / Celtic FC

Craig76

If you can’t watch the SC Final how about this blast from the past

Leeds United 1-4 Celtic Friendly 2001-02 (Full Match) / VHS Football

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