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#361 glasgowcelticwing

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Posted 15 May 2011 - 10:20 AM

Celtic always

Feck the huns

Anyone go to the celtic games?

I had a season ticket for 10 years until I moved to the States...........man I miss going to Parkhead.
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Posted 21 May 2011 - 12:13 PM

Hampden in the sun (well rain actually).

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#363 St. Michael (the Red Wing)

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Posted 29 July 2011 - 02:29 PM

Anyone else pumped about Klinsmann being our new USA head coach? I know I am. Should have got him awhile ago tbh. :thumbup:

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Posted 29 July 2011 - 03:12 PM

Anyone else pumped about Klinsmann being our new USA head coach? I know I am. Should have got him awhile ago tbh. :thumbup:


Hell yes! Should've happened a long time ago but we need to do something. There needs to be an emphasis put on developing young talent immediately. Hey, at least Freddy Adu resurfaced during the Gold Cup haha. It also doesn't hurt that Juergen is a former Hotspur.

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#365 St. Michael (the Red Wing)

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Posted 29 July 2011 - 08:30 PM

Hahaha right on man! Klinsmann played for Tottenham? I didn't know that. I think Klinsmann is going to be given complete control of the USA under-17, 18 and 21 youth programs. Like everything. This should have happened awhile ago but I'm excited to see what he brings. Mexico friendly coming up should be good :D

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Posted 01 August 2011 - 06:01 PM

tl;dr yes I'm pumped.

At least he's here now rather than later. He's going to have his work cut out for him though, although he has the right mentality according to his quotes.

He said all the things I wanted to hear, such as kids need to grow up kicking the ball around similar to how kids are easily accessible to basketball pick-up games. It's something you grow up with and is a part of our culture, and that's why we sport the best players on our olympic basketball team and the NBA of course. The same goes for other countries with their soccer; there's a reason why countries like Brazil, England, Germany, etc. are way better than us, it's because it's in their culture and they grew up playing it.

Also, teens need to be trained better. Hopefully he has control over that in the U-17 and up.

We need an identity, which he admits will be tough because of the melting pot of our culture, but has expressed we need more latin influence, which I'm more than happy with. He also admits that even though we performed well in the World Cup, we're still not that good, saying something like "they need 10 Landon Donovans before they're considered contenders." I agree with this as well. We just seemed to overachieve and be inconsistent most of the time.

I think he was hired at the right time. Our miracle run in the World Cup kicked things off, MLS is started to get more popular and is getting tons of TV coverage and even expanded with a couple more teams, the USWNT had even higher ratings if I recall, and so the movement begins.

If he can really make things happen with our youth development and install a system similar to Germany's (since I do believe he had control over their youth to make them what they became last year, could be wrong though), then I don't care how crappy they play in the short-term, as long as it makes us better in the future. And with our culture accepting soccer more and more, hopefully it makes his job somewhat easier. We'll have a long ways to go though, but I believe he's a step in the right direction.

Edited by dropkickshanahans, 01 August 2011 - 06:02 PM.


#367 St. Michael (the Red Wing)

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Posted 10 August 2011 - 11:20 PM

Game was good tonight vs Mexico. First half was awful second half was good. Klinsmann looked calmed and relax with being being quite humorous in his interviews. Overall a solid performance I think. Thoughts?

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Posted 11 August 2011 - 09:27 AM

Yeah, the first half was pretty shameful but in the second we were definitely the aggressor. Drawing Mexico in your first match isn't a terrible start, especially with a squad made up of a lot of the B team.

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Posted 28 August 2011 - 09:58 AM

Does anyone have a stream link for Arsenal/Man United today?

nvm - found some

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#370 Hockeytown Red Wings

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Posted 29 August 2011 - 09:44 AM

Does anyone have a stream link for Arsenal/Man United today?

nvm - found some


Hope you're not an Arsenal fan. That was ugly. Even uglier than my Spurs getting destroyed by the suddenly-Billionaire Citizens.

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Posted 06 March 2012 - 03:46 PM

Crazy... Arsenal 3-0 on AC right now, 3-4 aggregate. Halftime.


Van Persie is an absolute machine. 33 goals and 9 assists in 38 matches. Are you kidding me? I wish we had a sniper like that.

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Posted 23 March 2012 - 07:15 AM

Toronto Star.

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Posted 21 April 2012 - 12:29 PM

I had a season ticket for 10 years until I moved to the States...........man I miss going to Parkhead.


I'm looking forward to a happy Administration day ;)

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Posted 21 April 2012 - 10:39 PM

How bout that Chelsea - Barca game in the first leg. 1-0 Chelsea headed to Spain for the second game.

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Posted 23 April 2012 - 10:16 PM

No doubt Barca will dominate possession so I would expect Chelsea with only needing a draw to go through, to park the, defend deep and hit on the counter.

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Posted 24 April 2012 - 04:28 PM

Hell yea! CFC through to the final. Torres finally starting to do something for this team. About 4 guys aren't going to be able to play in the final because of yellows or a red (Terry) but we can still win. I'm so pumped.

#377 glasgowcelticwing

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Posted 29 April 2012 - 10:18 AM

I'm looking forward to a happy Administration day ;)

Say No to NewCo!

Celtic winning what will probably be the final ever old firm game today 3-0........priceless. :)
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Posted 30 April 2012 - 07:24 AM

Ah...the derby.

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Posted 13 May 2012 - 11:27 AM

HOLY ****


MANCHESTER CITY HAS WON THE EPL TITLE, THAT WAS THE WILDEST FINISH PROBABLY IN SPORTS HISTORY.


They had the goal differential on United, they needed a win to clinch the title. United won their respective game, but City was down 2-1 to QPR at fricking home. AND THEN THEY SCORE TWO UNANSWERED WITHIN 2 MINUTES IN STOPPAGE TIME. I was watching the Arsenal game, and switched over to the United game and Ferguson's face was priceless when he found out City dropped 2.

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Posted 13 May 2012 - 11:29 AM

Have to say, the finale of the Man City game was something special. As a Liverpool fan, it was the best way for City to win the title.

Build up the Mancs***es then watch them fall down to earth with a bang. :clap:

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