Thoughts on Cammy Bell as a keeper?

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  1. Glasgowsteve

    Glasgowsteve New Member

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    Looked like a decent prospect at Killie and then proved inadequate at Ibrox. Hasn't improved since.
     
  2. Amato Turn

    Amato Turn Well-Known Member

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    I can't remember one good game or even save he made in a Rangers shirt.

    Dreadful.
     
  3. EdwardoW

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    I was sure i read somewhere he was injured for the playoff game ,think it was his knee and couldnt move properly.still dont think he was very good but he was nowhere like as bad as simonsen or robinson.
     
  4. Andyboyh68

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    Was in goal when we smashed Killie to win league! Never forgive him for the Motherwell away play off! Just push i am afraid to say. His career after Rangers sounds like the early eighties tv shoe was ‘The Littlest Hobo’
     
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    Very average but bottled it under pressure.
     
  6. bluebeak

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    Couldnae keep hens oot a close
     
  7. Netherthird

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    That flap in the Motherwell game will live with me til the day i die!
     
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    Davieloyal Active Member Official Ticketer

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    not very good
     
  9. the_baron

    the_baron Well-Known Member

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    He was terrible, he barely saved a thing.

    He was signed off the back of a freak wonder game against Celtic for Killie IMO.
     
  10. Duranman

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    There's a good podcast about him on Heart & Hand ...
     
  11. Family bam

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    A truly awful keeper.
     
  12. frankfurterbear1

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    His first 7 mins at Kilmarnock when we won the league he was ace, apart from that rotten.
     
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    Pretty bad but, not as bad as Simonsen.

    Shudder
     
  14. AdiCR2

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    Id rather have Anne Robinson than the cock Bell.
     
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    A perfect example of a player doing well at a lesser club does not mean that will transfer over to us in the same vein.

    Fell well short unfortunately.
     
  16. Dinxied1972

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    Bang average, with the potential to f3ck it up.
     
  17. CM13

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    I actually thought when he signed we where signing a very good keeper. He was hopeless. Motherwell away play off game was one of the worst I have ever seen at any level
     
  18. evo14

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    Effing rubbish.
     
  19. Valley Bluenose

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    Based solely on his time at Rangers - absolute MINCE.
     
  20. No T in Mikhailichenko

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    A bit RING rusty!
     
  21. jigster

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    We should've kept Alexander ......bell was a below average keeper
     
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  22. Torque_87

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    His horror show at Motherwell is all I'll ever remember and associate with him.
     
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  23. ItsInTheNet

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    Up there with the worst.
     
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    He was ok initially and then I seem to remember him being injured and he was 'below ok' after that. He'll always be remembered for that calamitous moment against Motherwell.
     
  25. Sam English

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    The mere mention of his name brings back nightmares.
     
  26. Paisleyprod

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    He was crap for Killie. We often scored plenty past him and my fears came to light after we signed him.

    Rotten
     
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    No he isn’t.
     
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    Simonsen
     
  29. thelivibluenose

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    Rotten, always thought he would be a decent enough but he stunk the place out
     
  30. VaucluseBear

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    Not the worst keeper ever but was around at the time when the club had elected to employ 3 of it's worst ever; him, Simonsen, and Robinson.
    Would've given Alexander the extra year on his contract ahead of signing they 3.
     
  31. ICA_86

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    I reckon he’s not much better than me.

    He is awful.
     
  32. DougieJones

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    To be fair to Bell, at least he played week in week out. Bad certainly, but our worst ever keeper? For me that would be a shitebag like Snelders or Myhre that hid when the going got tough. Granted Simoneson was bloody awful. Can’t even remember Robinson.
     
  33. Flash81

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    Just one of those Bears that couldn’t handle playing for us,wish him well.
    But man he was just fucking terrible.
     
  34. blue division

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    Painfull @7mins 35secs
     
  35. imvaison

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    Sums it up for me. Suffice to say he isn’t in contention for a place in my best ever Rangers XI.
     
  36. Gardy Loyal

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    Not very good I'm afraid.

    However he will be remembered by me for having the game of his career on Jobbie Keanes debut when Killie beat the tarriers :p

    No idea why I remember that. Was during the Mowbray saga when much hilarity was being had on the Real Radio phone in.
     
  37. Crouchy

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    Only second to Simonsen in terms of shite.
     
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    Absolute dug shite, got a move to us based on one good game against the fhilth!
     
  39. delboi

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    Rubbish. The only thing worse than his performance at Motherwell that day was the fact he didn't even give a sh!t that his team mate was surrounded by Motherwell players trying to get a dig in and he just continued to stroll about as if nothing was happening.
     
  40. cannavaro

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    Thats about his level, in general a decent enough shotstopper but poor at coming off his line and shirt was a bit big for him in the bigger games culminating in that playoff howler
     
  41. Jb85

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    Shite
     
  42. TPB90

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    Garbage.

    McCoist's desperation to replace McGregor/Alexander with him was bizarre.
     
  43. Jed jed1

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    He’s not a very good keeper
     
  44. simplyzebest

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    This...I thought he'd be a decent signing but injuries and mismanagement (confidence was shot) conspired against him. All that being said he turned out to be a poor signing albeit sue to the aforementioned issues.
     
  45. Rich Uncle Skeleton

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    Bell was worse for me.
     
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  46. SemperParatus

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    Absolutely no chance
     
  47. SemperParatus

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    Indeed. The bowler against Motherwell has clouded some people’s judgement. Simonsen was much worse on a game to game basis.
     
  48. The Ultimate Warrior

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    This.

    His effort to save Lafferty's lob when we won the league there was mental
     
  49. willowbankbear

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    Poor poor keeper for Rangers, I thought leteizi was worse, simonsen was bad

    That mistake at fir park was a fuckin howler , don’t think ally maxwell is anywhere near as bad as these duds
     
  50. JK1975

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    I'd rather not think about when he was our keeper
     

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