Posted on Tuesday, 17th August 2010 by Sean
Bobo ‘is gonna get you’ Balde used to bullet them in, shove them in and smash them into the goal.
Mick McManus used to hammer a few in with his thunder nut now and again (The Jam Tarts win most memorable) and his late arrivals at the back post used to get a few tap ins as well.
Gargantuan Dutchman, Glenn Loovens even hits the net with the odd clipped in headed goal.
Now we have Dynamite Daniel Majstorovic (Seen in the image). Not only is he an experienced ‘journeyman’ he has attacking prowess as well. The 33 year old, 6ft 4 inches tall defender has had quite a prolific goalscoring ratio himself at past clubs.
His record is quite astounding, especially when you look into his record at Swiss club FC Basel. Between 2006 and 2008 he had 85 match appearances and scored 26 goals. Ok you may say whats great about that? Well he’s a centre back, plus he can take a mean penalty, now that is a record a centre back can be proud of. That’s near enough 1 in every 4 matches Bhoys? I hope the gaffer gets him attacking on the set pieces sooner or later.
Fact for the pub
With Daniel Majstorovic we have signed a centreback that has has been more prolific than ex-rangers superstar striker Francis Jeffers has in his whole career.
Jeffers hitting 34 career league goals comparing to Majstorovic’s 56 career league goals to date.
I think Sweden internationalist Majstorovic has the potential to be very productive in the SPL and with Mjallby having a word in his ear now and again I cannot see us going wrong with this signing.
With Majstorovic in the bag and with more signings in the run of the mill being touted to us through the media outlets right, left and centre for now that can be put a side and the focus simply on Utrecht.
For those of you who are elder statesman in the game and you are as experienced as a 50 year old lady of the moonlight is with evening relations, you can look away now as here is the education for those new to the beautiful game:-
Football for dummies – Education for the day
“Utrecht you say? Isn’t that something to do with a downstairs division of a ladies loins?” spit a few un-educated football virgins.
Well chaps no is the answer as FC Utrecht are a Dutch football side and have nothing to do with a females love crumpet. This exert was brought to you by the letters O.D.R and the number 69.
Utrecht will not be an easy team to play at all, even though Dutch football can be said to be on a par with Scottish football right now we know little about our Thursday evening opponents. They finished 7th in the Eredivisie is the most notable fact around.
Utrecht have an ex-Celt in their ranks, none other than Jacob Lensky. The 21 year old spent 3 years in the Celtic youth system between the years 2004 and 2007 and then he was let go. He eventually made his way back into professional football after retiring for around a year in 2008 and after coming out of retirement in January 2009 with un-successful spells in Canada and America and then went to Feyenoord in Holland and then he was snapped up by Utrecht in July 2009.
He is now a regular in Utrechts first team plans. There is life after Celtic after all.
As for the upcoming match I think we will win but it will be a close knit affair. I predict a 3 nil win over the 2 legs. I am sure as predictions go some Celts will be sceptical about my estimated outlook.