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Ljundberg signing exemplifies Celtic's recent struggles

Freddie Ljundberg could find his way out of the MLS after two forgettable seasons with a move to Scottish Premier League team Celtic. (Courtesy John Goodwin)

By Ryan Fleming

For the last two years things around Parkhead, in Glasgow, Scotland, have been a period to forget for the Celtic faithful – save for the loan spell of Robbie Keane.

An utterly dismal time during the reign of Tony Mowbray, capitalized by a boatload of useless signings that his successor, Neil Lennon, shipped out were of the lowest points.

Lennon followed up by picking up some “talent” whose purpose was to ascertain the team’s place in the Champions League or Europa League. Well, guess not. Celtic crashed, fumbled, or however you want to describe it, out of all European play.

Now with less than a week before the opening of the January transfer window, and Celtic are on the path again for more pointless signings. Signs, at least to the fans stand points are all pointing down.

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Last Gasp of Hope for Henry and Other Stars

Courtesy David Clerihew NewYorkRedBulls.com

By Ryan Fleming

When David Beckham arrived in Los Angeles as a part of the Galaxy, there was, to say the least, a good amount of fanfare. Thierry Henry has been unveiled as a member of the New York Red Bulls, and the media fanfare has not be quite as impressive, but nonetheless, Henry will be welcomed with open arms.

For Red Bull fans, it comes at a great time. The Knicks just lost out on LeBron James, and the fans are looking for any reason to cheer right now.

The 32-year-old Henry makes his move to the Red Bulls after a disappointing season 2009-10 season where struggled with Barcelona and played sparingly during France’s ill-fated run at the FIFA World Cup.

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