Articles by Christian Wulff

Christian came to Scotland in 2001 and nobody have still managed to get rid of him. A native of Oslo, Norway, he was a huge fan of Ronny Deila before it was cool and still is now that nobody likes him anymore. Christian joined the Cynics in 2014 and is now website editor and infrequent podcaster. He has previously written for The Herald, Scotsman and has also contributed to STV (face) and BBC (voice)


Cynic Live | Celtic vs Salzburg, Rodgers’ tactics and Jack Hendry

Chris Gallagher and Christian Wulff met to discuss Celtic’s loss to Salzburg and the fundamental mistakes that led to it, whether Rodgers’ tactics was a significant change from other European games, the performances of Jack Hendry, Mikael Lustig, Youssef Mulumbu and Olivier Ntcham, in addition to how Salzburg’s success show how fragmented Celtic are both…


Cynic Live | Celtic – Rosenborg Review

Filmed lived from Bath Street,  Chris Gallagher and Christian Wulff met up to discuss: Celtic’s not-so-convincing win over Rosenborg Weak Norwegians Change of formation for Celtic? Leigh Griffiths – fit to be first choice or better off the bench? Time to give Olivier Ntcham and Tom Rogic a break? Kilmarnock – better than their results…


The Cynical | Edition Eight | Celtic and the fight for equality in football

DOWNLOAD EDITION EIGHT OF THE CYNICAL HERE: EPUB FORMAT  (great for iBooks and other e-readers) PDF FORMAT   Note: Magazine might take a few seconds to download – we recommend doing it directly in Safari or Google Chrome and not through Twitter app.   The eight edition of The Cynical has been the most challenging one….


The Revolution will be Tactical

Ian Cathro’s short-term reign at Hearts was another flash-point in an ongoing discussion around the attitude towards progressive ideas and tactical applications inside Scottish football and the media covering it. One of the main contributors to the debate is Stevie Grieve, a young but experienced Scottish coach who has worked within both football clubs and…


To Colt or Not To Colt; The Norwegian Experience

Whether top flight teams in Scotland should be allowed to play their colt teams in the lower tiers of the SPFL is the very emotive question that has intensified in recent weeks. Christian Wulff has spoken to two Norwegian football experts to see how a similar system has worked there and what their recommendation for…


I Expect You to Save; Introducing a new model to rate shot-stopping in the SPFL.

A life-long member of the Goalkeepers Union, Christian Wulff uses advanced stats to introduce a new method of measuring the shot-stopping performances of the goal custodians in the SPFL Premiership.   In a past life I was a goalkeeper. I was OK. Slow, not a great jump and quite the liability at crosses. But my…

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