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Scottish football glossary Celtic Da.

THERE remains no end in sight to the feud between young Celtic fans and the so-called Celtic Da community.

Although it's impossible to be a Celtic Da under the age of 35, being 35 or over does not automatically bestow Celtic Da status upon you.

Certain red flags indicate you are in the presence of a Celtic Da. If a young female Celtic fan posts a selfie, Celtic Da CSC flock to the replies in their droves with "Looking great Ghirl xx" responses. The addition of "HH" at the end of most sentences is another dead giveaway.

Ditto a complete inability to take a joke at their club's expense without adding it to their Anti-Celtic agenda: evidence dossier.

The Celtic Da is ripe for mockery but respect must be shown to those who are willing to make or take jokes about themselves. Hats off then to @tomtheleedstim.

During the recent sunny weather he tweeted "All those pr***s calling us Celtic Da's should remember it was our use of hairspray in the 80s that gave them this glorious weather. Ungrateful a***holes". A tweet so good he even forgot to add "HH" at the end.

FIVE PARTICULARLY EMBARRASSING PARTICK THISTLE MOMENTS FROM THE LAST FEW DAYS* 1 Gary Caldwell letting each player pick their ideal starting 11.

2 The Whatsapp conversation in which Thistle's assistant manager Brian Kerr said, "Boys, big game on Saturday, we want each of you to bring in your starting XI tomorrow morning on a piece of paper in a blank envelope and hand it in at training" being leaked.

3 Partick Thistle's 37-year-old assistant boss not knowing the difference between to and too.

4 Partick Thistle's reserves losing 8-0 to Dundee United and the club's official Twitter account describing it as "a bad day at the office".

5 Heading into the final day of the season only five points above Falkirk.

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Title Annotation:Sport
Publication:Daily Record (Glasgow, Scotland)
Article Type:Glossary
Date:May 4, 2019
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