Football

Video: James McFadden Plays Down Mark McGhee Video.. Confirms He Was Close to Becoming Celtic Player

Video: James McFadden Plays Down Mark McGhee Video.. Confirms He Was Close to Becoming Celtic Player

James McFadden refused to get drawn too much on Mark McGhee‘s now infamous video with Aberdeen fans before confirming he was close to becoming a Celtic player several times during his career.

The Motherwell assistant manager was put in front of the press this morning to preview their clash with the Hoops in the Scottish Premiership tomorrow.

That shouldn’t come as a surprise given the news surrounding McGhee and his clash with Dons supporters after being sent to the stands at the end of his side’s 7-2 defeat to Aberdeen at Pittodrie on Wednesday night.

An already angry McGhee didn’t take kindly to a fan recording him as he walked up into the stand and his reaction was posted online before going viral.

So it was McFadden who faced the media – and after swatting away a number of tricky questions about the incident as well as the performance of referee Alan Muir, the former Well player also spoke about the regular links to Celtic throughout his career:

[youtube id=”k3hbt5Ssxe4″ align=”center” maxwidth=”680″]

Like the reporter says, there was a time when McFadden was linked with Celtic during every transfer window, but it never materialised in a career that took him from Motherwell to Everton, Birmingham, Sunderland and St Johnstone before ending up back at Fir Park.


YOU’LL LOVE OUR PODCAST

On this week’s show, Daniel is joined by talkingbaws.com editor Jonny Boyle as well as rangersnewsfeed.com‘s Kyran Wallace – and they talk through a big fat Rangers edition after Mark Warburton’s surprise exit from the club:

More in Football

Why AC Milan Visit is a Significant Point in Celtic’s Season

Jonny BoyleOctober 22, 2020

Why Scotland Has a Chance of Best Representation in Europe For Years

Jonny BoyleSeptember 24, 2020

Are Chelsea Now Title Contenders With New Signings?

Jonny BoyleSeptember 10, 2020

Why We Should All Be Excited About Leeds United’s Premier League Return

Jonny BoyleSeptember 8, 2020

Serie A: Gian Piero Gasperini Has Turned Atalanta into One of the Most Entertaining Sides in Europe

Jonny BoyleAugust 19, 2020

Remembering the Underrated Genius of Diego Milito

Jonny BoyleAugust 17, 2020

Why Rangers Have to Take Advantage of Celtic Lay-Off

Jonny BoyleAugust 13, 2020

Best Player To Manager Success Stories

Jonny BoyleAugust 12, 2020

Video: Steven Gerrard Is Not Having Any Questions About Alfredo Morelos

Jonny BoyleAugust 1, 2020