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Mark Wilson Is The Latest Ex-Celtic Player To Become An Insufferable Media Climber.

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This morning, CQN published an excellent piece about Daizen Maeda, and demolished, utterly, the idea that there had been luck involved in his goal at the weekend.

They didn’t chose to highlight his movement for that one; what was brilliant was that they chose to highlight his run for the one that Kyogo finished. It echoes every word the manager said.

When you look at it as they have, his vision and awareness are exceptional, and it is obvious even from the still images. As O’Riley plays the ball forward Kyogo is well in front of it and inside the opposition half.

Maeda is in Celtic half, and he sprints up the pitch so that when Kyogo finally puts the ball past the keeper his Japanese partner is inside the penalty area waiting for the merest deflection so that he can finish it off.

One of the things that makes a great footballer is spatial awareness; the ability to know what’s happening around you and your own position relative to the ball. Maeda’s is exceptional and combined with his key attributes – his pace and his work rate – it makes him a nightmare for opposing players to deal with.

The manager already spelled this out. CQN has forensically dissected the third to show Maeda’s vision and alertness. Yet Mark Wilson – yes, our former player – was on Clyde the other night dismissing Ange’s comments about Maeda’s own goal.

And this sums up the growing frustration – even anger – a lot of our fans feel towards Wilson right now, as he seems to have slotted into a familiar role; that of the ex-Celtic player in the media who believes that the best way to show his “impartiality” is to criticise us and play down our achievements as much as he possibly can.

He has been doing it for a couple of months now, and it’s starting to really bug a lot of the fans I know, especially those who – for their sins – still listen to Clyde.

I don’t mind people who talk nonsense for a living.

I get away with it, after all, as a lot of my own critics will be happy to tell you. But we all recognise the Uncle Tims now, because we all know the MO. Wilson isn’t on the level of a Walker, Nicholas or Commons yet.

But the operative word here is yet. He’s already perilously close to it.

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  • Voice of Reason says:

    Wilsons a Soup taking cunt.. Nae doubt about that! Agreed wae Gollums decisions last Sat when every NON HUN BASTARD knows the 3 ae them wur wrang!! He’s a NOMARK living on wan goal against the FILTH!!

  • Bill says:

    Mark Wilson joins a list of ex celts who are souptakers
    To quote big Eric
    The seagulls follow the Trawler

  • John Copeland says:

    Maybe he see a possible vacancy at BBC Scotland what with McCann’s disparaging remarks about big Alfoodo the other night ! It’s common knowledge that the public money beneficiary won’t tolerate any such vernacular about a player from its pet project … Good luck with that wishful thinking though .

  • Finbar muldoon says:

    Like keevins, he’s only suffered on that show so they have somebody to laugh at. He thinks they’re laughing with him. They’re not. They’re laughing at him. Soup-taker. HH

  • Tony B says:

    What none of these meedjit fannies fail to realise is that the more you put yourself in scoring positions the more likely you are to score, including rebounds, deflections and own goals scored under pressure.

  • R.McMillan says:

    Wilson has been a snivelling wee apologist for a few years not months. Didnt stand up for Zaluska when that nyaff Paton ran from the scene in the stramash in Grosvenor Lane. Only good thing he did was knock the hun out in 2011. Average player whom Ange would not look twice at

  • Johnny mcglinchey says:

    Just another clown who doesn’t know what he is slabbering half the time, anything for the blue pound. HH

  • Johnny Green says:

    I’m not ready to go as far as most of you, not just yet, as I have not really noticed Mark Wilson being overly controversial. Even in this instance he is not completely wrong. We all know if you put in the hard work then you can to an extent create your own luck by being in the right place at the right time. However when a ball ricochets of any player and ends up in the net, then it is most certainly a lucky break and, if it were the other way round, we would all be claiming the same.

  • larsson7 says:

    Yes I have noticed some of his Comments,from Mr Wilson,has to be watched.
    Regarding The BBC Mr Thomson was after a post there,determined to get it,trust me.
    It’s worked out well for him.

  • MartinKennea says:

    Wilson’s a spineless streak of pish .

  • Scud Missile says:

    BENNY Wilson was taking plenty of soup on SSB las night listening to that bampot you would think it was Donald Finlay defending Goldson hand balls.

  • Scud Missile says:

    This is Wilson testing the water by dropping we snippets of slowly but surely having a go at us,and his voice will get louder and the faults he finds in our team will continue and become more frequent as time goes on.

  • Johnny Green says:

    I will keep my eye on him, but for now the jury’s out as far as I am concerned.

  • Gordon Ashley says:

    Totally agree he has become an ibrox *rse licker in the last few months.. lost all respect for the guy. He has sussed out how to climb the ladder.. shame on him

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