"Fake an injury"; The Celtic Scott Brown derby debate goes on with good humour
Celtic boss Neil Lennon has, on the surface, an easy choice to make.
It seems obvious, doesn’t it? If two players are battling for one position, you pick the one on form. The one fans are taking to, the one who tackles literally everything and scores screamers.
Obviously, I’m talking about Ismaila Soro and Scott Brown. With Soro in the team, we look better in every department. Even then, you get the sense that Scott Brown will start on Saturday.
Ibrox has been a happy hunting ground for the Celtic captain, but on current form, a lot of the Celtic supporters would rather we started with the midfield that’s been so successful in recent matches.
Twitter, as ever, was the home of Celtic midfield discourse.
Celtic fans on Brown/Soro debate
At the very least, you can rely on Celtic supporters to be funny.
As ever, that was the case in the Brown v Soro debate.
Scott Brown on Saturday … “I’m back and better than ever” pic.twitter.com/6ulfLwK7xV
— mh 🏴 (@_MH_67) December 30, 2020
Love scott brown wae aw my heart but it really is upsetting hes going go start on saturday
— Cammy (@cammycfc1) December 30, 2020
Scott Brown should do the right thing and fake an injury for Saturday’s game
— 🇧🇷Mark O’M🇧🇷 (@1forSoro) December 30, 2020
The very possibility that Scott Brown might play on Saturday is making me uptight
— Richard Murphy (@RichardMurphy80) December 30, 2020
Scott brown is timing his hair growth. Perfectly shaved head for the lead out on Saturday 😎
— MrsCelticMatchworn (@Celticg2017) December 30, 2020
Pro-Broony Alliance in full effect
Unsurprisingly, some of the Hoops faithful have thrown their weight behind the Celtic captain.
No player has won more Glasgow derbies as a captain at Ibrox in the 21st century than Celtic skipper Scott Brown.
— Inside The SPFL (@AgentScotland) December 26, 2020
Scott Brown no look pass at Ibrox. Please do not show Lenny this before Saturday. pic.twitter.com/FSgbalJODW
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— ciarán. (@NotoriousBAG_) December 30, 2020
Scott Brown getting a wee run out before Ibrox 👍🏻
— MartinMcGuire 🎗 (@MartinMcGuire91) December 30, 2020
According to 15th Century monk and poet John Lydgate, “You can please some of the people all of the time, you can please all of the people some of the time, but you can’t please all of the people all of the time.”
For Lenny, this should read: “don’t check Twitter, because you’ll inevitably annoy folk and end up as an animated GIF.”
Either way, we’re glad we have one constant; Celtic fans have the best patter in the world.