The Engine Room

  The Engine Room is subsidiary to a review of season 16/17, and is the fifth chapter. Here I will consider the central midfield. This includes three distinct roles: Defensive or holding central midfielder – Bitton or Brown, and possibly Kouassi Box to box central midfielder – Armstrong or McGregor Classic Number 10 – Rogic … Read More

The 12th Man

Brendan Rodgers was appointed Celtic manager on 23rd May 2016. The Deila reign had run out of momentum, increasingly characterised by sluggish performances in big games, and a one paced, predictable brand of football. My reaction to the appointment of Rodgers was one of curiosity. Not being overly familiar with Rodgers, and not considering “lifelong … Read More