August 11, 2022

Former Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou has proved his critics fallacious after main Celtic to the Scottish Premiership title – forcing former Scottish soccer star Alan Brazil to eat his phrases on stay radio. 

Brazil, 62, a former Scottish worldwide turned broadcaster, didn’t maintain again when he ridiculed the group for signing the Aussie because the membership supervisor in June 2021.

Former Scottish footballer Alan Brazil ridiculed Celtic for signing Ange Postecoglou as their new supervisor – however now he’s needed to eat his phrases

‘Celtic have utilized for exemption with UEFA for Yokohama Marinos boss, what’s it, Postecooglou? [sic] to handle in Europe,’ Brazil mentioned final 12 months, fully mispronouncing the brand new rent’s surname.

‘He doesn’t maintain the required licence – oh, this has bought to be a wind-up.

‘Oh, he’d be a terrific supervisor. The place do they give you these guys from?’

A 1-1 draw with Dundee United on Thursday secured the membership’s tenth title in 11 years and Postecoglou grew to become the primary Australian coach to win a significant European competitors.

Brazil is pictured playing for Tottenham Hotspur against Liverpool in 1984

Brazil is pictured taking part in for Tottenham Hotspur in opposition to Liverpool in 1984

To his credit score, Brazil was fast to take again his criticism when he appeared on his radio present quickly after the title win.

‘Pay attention, I’m delighted. I like consuming humble pie,’ Brazil mentioned.

‘I’ll apologise stay, now. Ange, completely different class. What a job you’ve achieved. It’s incredible and I take all of it again.’

The 56-year-old give up as Socceroos coach simply after the group certified for the 2018 World Cup, saying Soccer Federation Australia solely positioned significance on getting the facet to Russia as a substitute of constructing on success world wide with a brand new technology on the roster.

An emotional Postecoglou and Celtic FC midfielder Callum McGregor celebrate after clinching the premiership

An emotional Postecoglou and Celtic FC midfielder Callum McGregor have a good time after clinching the premiership 

Postecoglou mentioned taking Celtic to the title was overwhelming.

‘It’s fairly particular. For the primary time this 12 months, I’m misplaced for phrases,’ Postecoglou mentioned.

‘I’ve achieved about ten horrible interviews and this gained’t impress anybody both. It’s honest to say it’s taken each ounce of me.

‘It’s arduous for me to grasp. I’ve had this lifelong dream to handle a world well-known membership, making an attempt to make an influence.’