About Celtic, Life, Strife & my Wife


  • Thebhoymcclay's Blog

    About Celtic, Life, Strife & My wife. A selection of thoughts, mainly on football but also on everyday life, current affairs and media sources interaction with the world.


  • Step Away from the Keypad

    Over the past weekend (7/8/9th July) (( In case you are reading this in the future!)), I have been taking a self-imposed break from the majority of my social... Read more

    Posted on 11 July 2012 SPORTS
  • Welcome to Sarajevo

    Welcome Sarajevo

    The Boys outside the GroundThis firsthand account of a weekend in the Bosnian capital has been kindly donated by my good (Celtic supporting) friend Chris Tait,... Read more

    Posted on 05 July 2012 SPORTS
  • The Catalanification of Modern Day Football

    Catalanification Modern Football

    & The Evil Superpowers out to curtail its mission. I am amazed at the current crop of journalists and fans who have now become ‘bored’ &... Read more

    Posted on 25 June 2012 SPORTS
  • Civil War in the Cathedral City – The Fan’s Review FC Koln 2011-12

    Civil Cathedral City Fan’s Review Koln 2011-12

    It is a year since I left Cologne after a long weekend spent, in the main, testing kolsch and integrating into the city and culture with my fellow travellers. Read more

    Posted on 15 June 2012 SPORTS
  • Villas-Boas Exits but Still in Good Stock

    Portuguese manager Andre Villas-Boas has become another victim of Roman Abramovich’s crazy lust for instant success as he exits nine months into the Stamford... Read more

    Posted on 05 March 2012 SPORTS
  • Bundesliga MD 24 Preview – 1899 Hoffenheim v 1.FC Köln

    1899 Hoffenheim v 1.FC Köln (04.03.2012 – 16:30 GMT)The curtain will be drawn on Bundesliga Matchday 24 when under pressure Koln, travel to the Rhein-Neckar... Read more

    Posted on 02 March 2012 SPORTS
  • Ayesha

    Reblogged from JL: Ayesha Siddiqui is 7 years old and she has leukemia. She urgently needs a bone marrow transplant to save her life. Ayesha is from Glasgow... Read more

    Posted on 22 February 2012 SPORTS
  • Points Proven

    Reblogged from Thebhoymcclay's Blog: Celtic cannot allow media outlets, pundits and commentators to overshadow this seasons’ achievements, in what is turning ou... Read more

    Posted on 21 February 2012 SPORTS
  • Bundesliga MatchDay 22 Preview – Leverkusen v Augsburg

    Bundesliga MatchDay Preview Leverkusen Augsburg

    As you may have noticed, another man by the name of Ken has started writing on here – & you would be correct in thinking he is not me, as I am me. But he... Read more

    Posted on 16 February 2012 SPORTS
  • Salmonds Suggested RFC Leniency

    Hi, it’s me. Ken again. Ken… again. That rhymes! Oooh, look at the kitte- no; time to concentrate. So! Alex “Independence or Bust” Salmond has come out and... Read more

    Posted on 16 February 2012 SPORTS
  • Points Proven

    Celtic cannot allow media outlets, pundits and commentators to overshadow this seasons’ achievements, in what is turning out to be a league campaign which will... Read more

    Posted on 15 February 2012 SPORTS
  • Cousin Itt


    Hi, I’m Ken. Not Mark; Ken. Mark’s cousin. Mark’s cousin – Ken. Hi. Turns out there’s only so many times one can say “want me to write you a blog?” before... Read more

    Posted on 09 February 2012 SPORTS
  • A Window To The Future

    Window Future

    New Striker Pawel BrozekCeltic completed their transfer dealings with a day to spare as Pawel Brozek joined on loan from Trabzonspor until at least the end of... Read more

    Posted on 01 February 2012 SPORTS
  • Pooling Power

    Pooling Power

    Andy Carroll was a man in form and in demand last year – a goal every other game for Newcastle United, an England cap which alluded to a rising stock for the... Read more

    Posted on 01 February 2012 SOCCER, SPORTS
  • City Show Staying Power

    Mario Balotelli again had the final say in a second half fueled with controversy and goals as he extended his sides winning home record in the Premier League... Read more

    Posted on 23 January 2012 SPORTS
  • When the Saints Come Marching In….

    When Saints Come Marching In….

    We need to tell them quite rightly, where to go with their £6m bid for our top striker. Southampton’s efforts to unsettle Gary Hooper have so far been rebuffed... Read more

    Posted on 18 January 2012 SPORTS
  • Balotelli Gold

    Balotelli Gold

    " you come to mention it..."One of the first occasions I set eyes on Mario, was during a highly-charged Champions League semi-final, where the young... Read more

    Posted on 12 January 2012 SPORTS
  • The Dying Art


    The majority of the football community were united yesterday afternoon in condemning the unjust red card which was brandished at Manchester City captain... Read more

    Posted on 09 January 2012 SOCCER, SPORTS
  • Hoopy New Year – Resolutions

    Best wishes firstly, to my followers and avid readers – all three of you helped immensely in my first venture into blogging which mainly focused on football, an... Read more

    Posted on 05 January 2012 SPORTS
  • Walk On Through the Wind

    Walk Through Wind

    The “Hail” force winds in the East End of Glasgow were enough to knock Rangers from their lofty perch last night as Celtic showed their title credentials in... Read more

    Posted on 29 December 2011 SPORTS