When Celtic released this statement revealing nothing, you’d have been forgiven for thinking they were just saying things for the sake of saying things.
Alas, it would appear that THIS was indeed the much anticipated review we’ve been promised since the end of 2020. The response from Celtic’s SLO John Paul Taylor would suggest this is the confirmation of it.
Yes I believe so— Celtic FC SLO (@CelticFCSLO) February 15, 2021
In a season where fans have had the rings ran around them by Celtic, this is just another masterclass in manipulation from the club, who clearly believe that their actions will not have any consequences and many will still cough up for season tickets in the summer anyway.
Under John Barnes and Tony Mowbray, Celtic smashed teams domestically in amongst the diabolical results, but a catastrophic loss would prove to be a bridge too far for the club, who would quickly part ways with the men in charge who sunk to new lows in those particular seasons.
Neil Lennon has had several ‘Mowbray moments’ this season and yet finds himself still able to be in a position where he is in charge of talented players who won’t be here next season, in a bid to finish the campaign as strongly as possible to prove his credentials for wrestling back the league title from Rangers, who continue to crawl towards that inevitable success.
It would seem almost unthinkable that Celtic would gamble with Lennon for the future, and yet, they gambled with him in May 2019, and look at the damage that’s been done, yet they have not acknowledged it.
The aftermath of March 21st is going to be very telling indeed.