Another night, another shockingly bad defeat. For a season that does not qualify as “an unmitigated disaster”, I sure as hell not sure what does.
A defeat, again, to Ross County, sitting lowly at the bottom of the league before their 1-0 home victory against Celtic tonight is enough to send any Celtic fan potty. But the Celtic managers post match interview tonight did nothing to help his cause as the smirking at the start of the Sky Sports interview did nothing to appease the fury of the fans.
Celtic’s official twitter account tweeted out the post match interview but seemed to have edited out Lennon’s smirking at the start and this did not go down well with the Hoops support.
The criticism did not simply stop at the smirking. Lennon’s incessant drum banging of “not learning”, “bumps in the road”, “we didn’t play that badly” quotes are simply not washing with the fans and they took to Twitter to vent their fury on the Hoops managers post match interview:
Should Neil Lennon be Celtic manager next season?
You keep saying dominant, that word doesn’t mean what you think it means. Dominant is 70% possession, chance after chance and about 20 shots on target, needless passing the ball about is not dominant Neil.
— Kieran (@KierHar) February 21, 2021
The next tweet begged the manager to go:
Lennon no one cares anymore. There are no excuses. Please go. It’s the most humiliating situation for a Celtic fan to watch the manager humiliate himself week in week out. Please please go !!!!!!!
— Totobhoy (@GMweb) February 21, 2021
The next tweeter raged at Lennon’s inability to address Celtic’s competency at defending set pieces:
Asked about what can he do about defending against set pieces, “…………. I can’t do anything about it now”. Shouldn’t be now should have been done ages ago!
— Craig Shiach (@craigmac1209) February 21, 2021
@gordonm64 says Lennon has no pride by refusing to walk:
Technically way out of his depth, bereft of ideas and now simply refusing to blink first in a contract payoff deadlock. One thing I thought he had was pride. His failure to walk suggests otherwise.
— Gordon M (@gordonm64) February 21, 2021
The next tweeter suggests Lennon doesn’t care about now about the results and takes aim at the Celtic social media team:
Why would you post this?
He’s literally sniggering as he talks, clearly doesn’t give a s**t.
This is really unfair on us fans, we’re being goaded here.
— Luke Bernard-Haigh (@50shadesofhaigh) February 21, 2021
And the last one tells it all really:
They’ve edited him laughing so for anyone that missed it pic.twitter.com/dYWpoPjAsq
— Joe M (@joem1967_) February 21, 2021
Whatever happens now, Lennon’s credibility is shot to pieces. Nonsensical pre match interviews and indeterminable post match comments surely means the managers times up….now…..surely?
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