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That such a company existed in Kilmarnock? (According to Google Maps)

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Thanks Glade Rover

Well Done Killie!

Good to see Kilmarnock overcoming the odds to win the Scottish Communities League Cup yesterday, albeit being rather overshadowed by one of the Killie players’ fathers dying of a heart attack at the game.

In the post match interview, Celtic boss Neil Lennon was very gracious and praised the Kilmarnock team for their remarkable hard fought victory complained about the referee, not getting a penalty, we wuz robbed etc.

Lennon has done a very good job with Celtic this season and one is always conscious of the crazy stuff he has to cope with in everyday life. However he strikes me as a very bad and ungracious loser on the rare occasions when Celtic do lose.

Killie boss Kenny Shiels, also from Northern Ireland, on the other hand is a breath of fresh air to the Scottish game. Always with something to say and one feels, slightly bonkers. He’s a bit like old Dundee United boss Ivan Golac.

The Killie goal is on Youtube – a cracking header. I’m not going to link to it though because it will no doubt attract all the usual dumbass comments that anything to do with the Old Firm does.