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Twitter : (17 December 2017 - 10:34 AM) Tweet(@MotherwellFC): A quick reminder folks that our re-arranged Youth Cup 4th Round tie against @StranraerFC, scheduled to take place t… https://t.co/rTy8WUsNpD
Twitter : (17 December 2017 - 12:01 AM) Tweet(@MotherwellFC): HIGHLIGHTS | Kilmarnock 1 - 0 Motherwell https://t.co/XF4wQL3lue https://t.co/KC0KkLXdd5
Twitter : (16 December 2017 - 09:08 PM) Tweet(@MotherwellFC): 🍾 | Looking for a Christmas stocking filler? How about a bottle of wine signed by your favourite Motherwell player?… https://t.co/kvgUVlBc83
Twitter : (16 December 2017 - 07:08 PM) Tweet(@MotherwellFC): GALLERY | Images from this afternoon’s 1-0 defeat at Rugby Park https://t.co/2CO2LJc8w7 https://t.co/XbvdEsPtUi
Twitter : (16 December 2017 - 07:01 PM) Tweet(@MotherwellFC): "We’ve played very well today and we haven’t come out with anything which is frustrating" https://t.co/2sv8AhO5XD
Twitter : (16 December 2017 - 06:58 PM) Tweet(@MotherwellFC): REPORT | Motherwell again slumped to defeat in an evenly-contested contest at Rugby Park, losing 1-0 thanks to Scot… https://t.co/2B4R6emHDx
Twitter : (16 December 2017 - 04:51 PM) Tweet(@MotherwellFC): FT: Kilmarnock 1 - 0 Motherwell https://t.co/aTxTZLacgR
Twitter : (16 December 2017 - 04:47 PM) Tweet(@MotherwellFC): 90+1' | 1-0 Chance for Killie to seal the win as Kilitie goes through 1v1 but Dunne recovers well, holds him up an… https://t.co/oVGqfrePZy
Twitter : (16 December 2017 - 04:46 PM) Tweet(@MotherwellFC): 90' | 1-0 Four minutes added on
Twitter : (16 December 2017 - 04:41 PM) Tweet(@MotherwellFC): 85' | 1-0 Killie sub, Erwin on for Burke
Twitter : (16 December 2017 - 04:39 PM) Tweet(@MotherwellFC): 82' | 1-0 Awful decision as Newell is hacked down wide on the left and lands on the ball with his hands. Free-kick to Killie.
Twitter : (16 December 2017 - 04:36 PM) Tweet(@MotherwellFC): 80' | 1-0 Motherwell sub, MacLean on for Bigirimana
Twitter : (16 December 2017 - 04:36 PM) Tweet(@MotherwellFC): 78' | 1-0 McHugh booked for a foul on Kiltie and Killie now have a free-kick just outside the box..Boyd drills it straight into the wall
Twitter : (16 December 2017 - 04:31 PM) Tweet(@MotherwellFC): 75' | 1-0 Kilmarnock sub, Kiltie on for Brophy
Twitter : (16 December 2017 - 04:29 PM) Tweet(@MotherwellFC): 73' | 1-0 Chance! Newell sends a shot fizzing just past the post from just inside the box
Twitter : (16 December 2017 - 04:24 PM) Tweet(@MotherwellFC): 66' | 1-0 Jones comes in off the left and his shot is deflected and looks like it's going to go in but Griffiths s… https://t.co/JGGLFUoTNh
Twitter : (16 December 2017 - 04:19 PM) Tweet(@MotherwellFC): 62' | 1-0 Motherwell sub, Newell on for Fisher.
Twitter : (16 December 2017 - 04:18 PM) Tweet(@MotherwellFC): 57' | 1-0 Lovely turn from Bigirimana and then cross which wins 'Well a corner....headed just wide by Dunne!
Twitter : (16 December 2017 - 04:11 PM) Tweet(@MotherwellFC): 55' | 1-0 Kilmarnock sub, Power off for Jones
Twitter : (16 December 2017 - 04:09 PM) Tweet(@MotherwellFC): 52' | 1-0 Tait feeds the ball out to Kipré who curls the ball in to the head of Rose but MacDonald again makes the save

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Glad to see the club grow a set for once, but as we are officially viewed on as a diddy club nobody will give a toss. Regan at the SFA will call Lawell and ST Brendan to ask what to do before ignoring us, and the media will just report us a bad losers, so business as usual.
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Excellent statement

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Ugh. Do not like statements. As I said on another thread - it's just a very 'old firm' thing to do.
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Well Done.....hmmmmmmm funny how Broon never mentioned the vandalism from the so called best fans in the world!!!

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Meh.



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Not one of our better statements, but I understand why we've felt the need to release it. Seems a wee bit whiny on the "debatable penalties" front. Not sure what our attendances being up has to do with anything, just seems to make the statement longer for no good reason. And given our usual honest approach to such things, I'd have preferred us to acknowledge that incidents involving our fans had already been reported and would be investigated, rather than saying we'd do so if there were any.



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Very Club1872... Pandering to our über fans
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Well Done.....hmmmmmmm funny how Broon never mentioned the vandalism from the so called best fans in the world!!!

And how would he know of the damage? Do you think he asks after every match what damage their scum had caused?

Dont get me wrong I have no love for the guy and Im sure there are plenty Celtic fans who do he same - mainly at away games.
What gave me the best laugh when I read his pish was this:

It's more when we go away from home

No shit Sherlock its not often your own fans throwing objects at you - unless its scarfs in disgust.

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And they  are all over the statement on the clubs twitter account.



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Why have we not heard about the coin throwing before now? Apparently its been going in for ages.....Broon, Brenda, the lot of them are full of shit.

Throwing coins at players is 100% out of order by the way.
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No need to issue a statement imo but appreciate the club are under pressure to apphease a particular cohort of our support.



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All I meant stuwell was that Broon is quick to criticise our fans yet his fans are always perceived as angels. At end of day if our fans weren't stupid enough to throw coins he would have no comments to make. Some of our fans need to screw the nut.

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I don't think anything the club have said in the statement is incorrect but what it has done has provided a shed load of new ammunition for the moon howlers. Witness some of the responses to the tweet.

It has been touched upon on several occasions since Sunday but the actions and responses of Celtic and their fans give a deep view into the psyche and mindset of them.

They are a club and a support that from their very existence have traded upon being downtrodden persecuted victims.

They have won European trophies (though they don't like to talk about it...), literally dozens of titles and cups but they can't operate at full pelt without a grievance. Be it the media, Rangers, referees, accusations of sectarianism you choose your topic they have thousands holding a masters degree in whataboutery ready and willing to counter with the most blinkered responses you could dare imagine.

They are close to seventy games unbeaten, have won however many trophies in succession with a second successive treble more than a strong possibility.

Yet so desperate they are to be outraged or get a whiff of victimisation that they couldn't even take the time to enjoy a League Cup victory before getting themselves into a frenzy because Motherwell fans had the temerity to question blatant cheating.

Last night has provided more of the same with the added hook for them now their support has attracted inferred criticism. And we know how they lap up that utterly ridiculous self proclaimed pedestal they put themselves on as being the best fans in the world. This could could not go uncontested by them.

I thought our stance as I saw it this morning was restrained and measured. Ask questions, seek clarification but done so in a fairly classy manner.

I think we might well have been better served continuing in the same vein, albeit offering an explanation to our support of the whys and why nots.

Whilst our statement is far from Traynor penned delusional rant in the knowledge that Celtic are a club and support that thrive on having a cause, a claim or a vendetta to rally behind I fear we've allowed them to turn their focus directly on us and our people inside Fir Park may well have to show the steel and backbone that some posters were accusing them of lacking in posts following last night.
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Fully support the approach the club has take and urged them to do so. Well written statement that addresses the main points. There comes a time in all situations in life where you need to stand up and point out what has become completely unacceptable. No faith that itll change anything but the choice was to shut up and accept being shat on from a great height contually or take a stand and at least make it known we know exactly whats going on here.
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Personally, I prefer the approach Robinson took in his post-match, and would have left it at that.
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Twitter seems like a well scary place, Im not actually on it but if I ever look at comments below tweets theyre genuinely ridiculous/terrifying.

From a quick look below the club statement there appears to have been as many Celtic fans there last night as there were in Seville.
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Personally, I prefer the approach Robinson took in his post-match, and would have left it at that.


Agree that Robinsons approach last night was correct. Would rather he concentrated on the players and preparing for the next game. The hierarchy at the club is in different matter in my opinion.

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Twitter seems like a well scary place, Im not actually on it but if I ever look at comments below tweets theyre genuinely ridiculous/terrifying.

From a quick look below the club statement there appears to have been as many Celtic fans there last night as there were in Seville.

 

A quick read of that - tells me exactly why I detest that form of social media. Oh for simpler times


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