Is Amido Balde really the saviour for Celtic?


If you say the name Balde to Celtic fans, they will jog their memories back to a defender who took no prisoners in one instance and opened up the gates, welcoming everyone in, the next. His style of defending married lumbering long distance runs with tackles that sent opposition players into orbit and a no sense of positioning. In Short, Balde was a cult figure namely because of his crunching tackles.


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Andy Muirhead is the Editor of Scotzine and the Scottish Football fanzine FITBA. He is the Scottish Football columnist for The Morning Star and has written for a number of other publications including ESPN, Huffington Post UK, BT Life's a Pitch and has had his work featured in the Daily Record, The Scotsman and the Daily Mail.

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