Celtic FC News 25 May 2012

A Joyous Day…..The 25th of May!

When Celtic Became The Kings of Europe.. It’s hard to imagine that 45 years ago today Jock Stein took his ‘Glasgow District XI’ to Lisbon to take on the mighty, and I mean ‘mighty’ Inter Milan...

Celtic Fanzone May 25, 2012
The Telegraph May 25, 2012

Celtic, “Rangers” and a season that shook Scottish football to its core

Roddy Forsyth: It was the season that saw the tectonic plates of Scottish football shift more spectacularly than at any time in living memory...

67Live May 25, 2012

Will those Celtic lions roar again in Europe?

‘In their world famous green and white hoped shirts ‘ Kenneth Wolstenholme’s words linger long in the memory, although the Lisbon Lions’ European Cup victory over Inter Milan needs no commentary...

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Celtic Quick News May 25, 2012

On 25 May 1967 Inter were the most formidable team in history

Inter were an incredible side. They were top of the Italian league and aiming for their fourth title win in five seasons...

Happy Lisbon day!

This day 45 years ago I was a seriously happy nine year old Bhoy...

Tribal Football May 25, 2012

Everton, Fulham, Sunderland, Celtic target Sigurdarson – I’d love to play for Solbakken at Wolves

In-demand Lillestrom striker Bjorn Bergmann Sigurdarson has revealed he would love to play under new Wolves manager Stale Solbakken...

RTÉ Sport May 25, 2012

Gers challenge SFA transfer embargo

Rangers’ administrators Duff and Phelps today said they have started legal proceedings in the Court of Session to challenge the Scottish Football Association’s transfer embargo...

Gary Hooper - Celtic News Now
Yahoo Sport UK May 25, 2012

Hooper reveals Barca dream

Celtic striker Gary Hooper has ambitions to play for Barcelona but he is happy to see out his Parkhead contract...

Scotsman May 25, 2012

Pat Bonner believes Fraser Forster can still earn England call while at Celtic

PAT Bonner believes Fraser Forster can earn a place in the England squad while playing in the SPL but has warned the Celtic goalkeeper he is not yet good enough for senior international recognition...

Not Celtic Class May 25, 2012

Bertie Auld cree que el Celtic repetirá la gesta de Lisboa

45 años han pasado del partido más importante de la historia del Celtic...

Jim Craig CSC May 25, 2012

If You Know The History: 25th May 1967 Celtic 2 Inter Milan 1 European Cup Final

25th May 1967 Celtic 2 Inter Milan 1 European Cup Final It was, without doubt, the biggest moment in Celtic’s playing history and it took place on this day in 1967...

Transfermarkt.co.uk May 25, 2012

Rangers begin proceedings against SFA

Rangers have taken their battle against a 12-month transfer embargo to the law courts...

Gary Hooper - Celtic News Now
Goal.com May 25, 2012

Celtic’s Hooper: I want to play in the Premier League and for Barcelona

Celtic striker Gary Hooper has reiterated his desire to play in the Premier League and represent England at international level, and also admitted that he harbours aspirations of one day turning out for Barcelona...

Goal.com May 25, 2012

Hooper: I want to play in the Premier League and for Barcelona

The 24-year-old striker has set his sights high, targeting moves to both an English top flight club and then the Catalan giants further on down the line in his career...

Gary Hooper - Celtic News Now
Tribal Football May 25, 2012

Celtic’s Hooper targets future Barcelona switch

Celtic striker Gary Hooper is aiming to one day play for Spanish giants Barcelona...

Gary Hooper - Celtic News Now
ESPN Soccernet May 25, 2012

Gary Hooper reveals Barcelona dream

Celtic striker Gary Hooper has outlined his ambitions to one day play for Barcelona but has stressed he is happy to see out his Parkhead contract...

Scotzine May 25, 2012

Champions 67

May 25th 1967 was the day that the Lisbon Lions were born when the Glasgow club became the first British team to win the European Cup, beating favourites Internazionale Milan 2-1...

Vital Football May 25, 2012

Celtic target young ace

Celtic are understood to be in the market for highly-rated young Icelandic striker Bjorn Bergmann Sigurdarson...

The Sun May 25, 2012

Out to be a Ledgend — let’s hope he remembers

With Darren O’Dea playing every week for Leeds United, St Ledger was concerned the on-loan Celtic man would nick his Ireland spot...

Vital Football May 25, 2012

No move from Mexican

Out-of-favour Efrain Juarez has given firm indications of staying with Celtic despite already being transfer-listed...

Mikael Lustig - Celtic News Now
Evening Times May 25, 2012

Mikael Lustig banking on Euros for Celtic lift

Full-back Lustig has struggled to make an impact at the Glasgow club since arriving from Rosenborg in January...

Evening Times May 25, 2012

CeltIc to take on Real Madrid in USA

The Hoops will play Jose Mourinho’s side in Philadelphia in a one-off challenge match on August 11, at the 70,000-seater Lincoln Financial Field...

Evening Times May 25, 2012

Celtic kids are ready to answer the call of duty from Neil Lennon

NEIL LENNON will spend much of this summer striving to strengthen his squad ahead of Celtic’s eagerly-anticipated return to the Champions League...

Daily Record May 25, 2012

Lisbon Lion Bertie Auld: Neil Lennon will believe he can lead Celtic to Champions League glory

BERTIE AULD helped Jock Stein win the European Cup with a Celtic team that cost just £40,000 to build...

Daily Record May 25, 2012

Celtic weighing-up summer swoop for Lillestrom striker Bjorn Bergmann Sigurdarson

EXCLUSIVE: Celtic are in the £2.5million race for Norway’s hottest young striker Bjorn Bergmann Sigurdarson...

Latest News

Never walking alone

It’s easy to get bogged down in football matters.

Hail Hail Media 35 minutes ago

McKay says “Rangers” will regain edge for Hibs thanks to Warburton’s three-week plan

Barrie McKay says that he isn’t worried about “Rangers” losing their edge ahead of the Scottish Cup final, despite their poor form since the semi-final win over Celtic...

Herald Scotland 43 minutes ago
Jackie McNamara - Celtic News Now

‘GIVE McNAMARA THE JOB,’ SAYS CELTIC LEGEND

BERTIE AULD has stepped into the Tannadice turmoil – and urged Dundee United owner Stephen Thompson to give the manager’s job back to Jackie McNamara...

Celtic Quick News 46 minutes ago

Rodgers appointment scares the Shame

There are two very interesting articles currently in the SMSM about the possibility of Brendan Rodgers becoming the next Celtic manager...

Indy Celts 1 hour ago

Rangers tax case draws calls for independent inquiry into Scottish football

By Matt Scott May 5 – Glasgow “Rangers” escaped being stripped of historic league titles by the Scottish Football Association on false pretences, a report by the Tax Justice Network (TJN) has alleged...

Even Safer Standing

Dear NTV, The thought of the Blue Meanies setting hoof inside Celtic Park next season gives me the creeps...

Not The View 2 hours ago
Gary Mackay-Steven with Erik Sviatchenko - Celtic News Now

Rumour Mill: Celtic and “Rangers” battle for EPL striker | Ronny Deila tipped for Brondby | Businessman to save Dundee United?

ERIK Sviatchenko believes Ronny Deila is ideal candidate to become head coach of Brondby; Celtic and “Rangers” battle for EPL striker Danny Graham; Businessman Hugh Duncan hints he’s ready to step in to save Dundee United and more in Friday’s Rumour Mill...

Scotsman 2 hours ago
Gary Mackay-Steven with Erik Sviatchenko - Celtic News Now

Celtic defender makes a prediction about Deila, shares messages with Leicester star

Celtic defender Erik Sviatchenko is pleased for his Denmark international teammate and Leicester City goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel...

HITC 2 hours ago

Watch the incredible pyro welcome to Anfield from Liverpool fans

While pyro is banned from inside football grounds there was no shortage outside as the Liverpool fans gave their heroes a reception to remember...

VideoCelts 3 hours ago
Erik Sviatchenko - Celtic News Now

Celtic defender Erik Sviatchenko will SNUB his summer holidays as he vows: I’ll do my best to be one of the best

THE Danish centre-back is determined to improve himself over the break and has lofty ambitions for his career...

Daily Record 4 hours ago

Rangers star Barrie McKay warns Scottish Cup Final opponents Hibs: Don’t go assuming we’ll be on a Hampden holiday mode

MANAGER Mark Warburton has devised a programme of rest, training and behind-closed-door action to keep his players ticking over...

Daily Record 4 hours ago
Gary Mackay-Steven with Erik Sviatchenko - Celtic News Now

Ronny Deila tipped for Brondby job by Celtic’s Dane defender

Erik Sviatchenko believes outgoing Celtic manager Ronny Deila is an ideal candidate to become head coach of Brondby...

Scotsman 10 hours ago
Erik Sviatchenko - Celtic News Now

Celtic star Erik Sviatchenko sure axed boss Ronny Deila will have host of job offers

Erik Sviatchenko is confident Ronny Deila will be a wanted man among European clubs this summer – after Brondby became the first to be linked with the departing Celtic manager...

Daily Mail 10 hours ago

Jurgen Klopp Celebrated Liverpool’s Europa League Semi-Final With a Ronny Roar

Liverpool booked their place in their first European final since 2007 and Anfield erupted with Jurgen Klopp leading the way in terms of celebration...

Talking Baws 11 hours ago
Erik Sviatchenko - Celtic News Now

Sviatchenko: Brondby will just be the first European club to pursue outgoing Celtic boss Deila

ERIK Sviatchenko believes Brondby will be the first of several European clubs to show an interest in appointing Ronny Deila as their manager when he leaves Celtic in the summer...

Herald Scotland 11 hours ago
Erik Sviatchenko - Celtic News Now

Celtic stopper Sviatchenko has no concerns about Japanese burnout with Denmark this summer

ERIK Sviatchenko today dismissed fears that playing in the Kirin Cup this summer will prevent him from performing at his best with Celtic in their Champions League qualifiers early next season...

Evening Times 11 hours ago
Erik Sviatchenko - Celtic News Now

Celtic stopper Sviatchenko sets sights on becoming one of the best defenders in Europe

CELTIC centre half Erik Sviatchenko today revealed his ambition is to become one of the best defenders in the whole of EUROPE...

Evening Times 11 hours ago
Erik Sviatchenko - Celtic News Now

Celtic ‘unaffected by Deila departure’

Celtic defender Erik Sviatchenko says Ronny Deila’s decision to announce his departure ‘hasn’t been a problem’ for the players...

BBC 12 hours ago

ByTheMinCeltic Podcast #55

After a long sicky break, Lawrence Donegan and Remny McSwain are back to catch up on all the news, of which there is plenty...

ByTheMinCeltic 13 hours ago

Dundee United turn to Jim Spence

Speaking to the local Courier newspaper Spence said: “I met the board recently and told them some harsh truths...

VideoCelts 13 hours ago

This Is How Celtic Can Be As An Inspiration To Rest Of The Premiership And The Premier League

Celtic have always been a club where history is made time and time again...

The 4th Official 13 hours ago

Astounding Tax Justice Network Report Destroys The Credibility Of The SFA

Tonight I’ve read one of the most astonishing things it’s ever been my good fortune to read in many, many years commenting on issues involving football and politics...

The Celtic Blog 14 hours ago

Private meeting in a public place

I understand that three ex-Rangers players met yesterday in the lobby of the Blythswood Square Hotel...

Gary Mackay-Steven with Erik Sviatchenko - Celtic News Now

Celtic defender Erik Sviatchenko wants Champions League reunion with Leicester pal Kasper Schmeichel

Celtic effectively secured their fifth Ladbrokes Premiership and a place in the Champions League qualifiers with a 3-1 win at Hearts last Saturday although confirmation can come at home on Sunday...

Daily Mail 14 hours ago

Erik explains his dancing moves

“It’s important to enjoy a victory together and sing and cheer together,” he added...

VideoCelts 15 hours ago

Doing SFA for Fair Play: A Report into the “Rangers” Tax Affair and the role of the Scottish Football Association

The Offshore Game’s new report into the “Rangers” tax affair shows just how a badly-run football association can undermine a level playing field – and what needs to be done about it...

The Offshore Game 16 hours ago
Erik Sviatchenko - Celtic News Now

Erik’s Double Title Delight

ERIK SVIATCHENKO is preparing to celebrate his second title success in 11 months when Celtic face Aberdeen at Parkhead on Sunday...

Celtic Quick News 16 hours ago

Rodgers favourite for Celtic job

The odds on Brendan Rodgers becoming the next Celtic manager have been cut following a flurry of bets...

Sky Sports 16 hours ago

Standing Together: Safely

Good Evening. I was taken aback to see this story in the Telegraph today...

The Clumpany 16 hours ago
Erik Sviatchenko - Celtic News Now

Erik Sviatchenko hopes Celtic can secure Champions League football next season

Erik Sviatchenko is targeting Champions League football forCeltic next season where he could face Denmark team-mate Kasper Schmeichel...

Herald Scotland 16 hours ago
Erik Sviatchenko - Celtic News Now

Erik Sviatchenko wants to play Champions League football

Erik Sviatchenko is targeting Champions League football for Celtic next season where he could face Denmark team-mate Kasper Schmeichel...

Scotsman 16 hours ago
Erik Sviatchenko - Celtic News Now

Celtic defender Erik Sviatchenko wants to play in Champions League

Erik Sviatchenko is targeting Champions League football forCeltic next season where he could face Denmark team-mate Kasper Schmeichel...

Evening Times 17 hours ago

Which loan “Rangers” could make step up in the Premiership next season?

WE take a look at who might be in contention to feature in the coming season from the batch of youngsters sent out on loan spells...

Daily Record 17 hours ago

Alcohol, Betting, what’s next?

Last week, Celtic announced a four-year agreement with Philippine betting company, Dafabet, which saw the Hoops seal the biggest ever sponsorship deal in Scottish football, according to the club...

Read Celtic 17 hours ago

Roy Keane: Manchester United lack character

The Irish assistant boss also played down rumours linking him with the soon-to-be-vacant Celtic job...

The42.ie 17 hours ago

Sports Hotline: ‘Brendan Rodgers to Celtic? There’s more chance of Buck Rogers getting the job!’

GORDON PARKS takes your calls and hears from more than a few raging punters...

Daily Record 17 hours ago
Gary Mackay-Steven with Erik Sviatchenko - Celtic News Now

Training Unaffected By Ronny Deila’s Exit Announcement – Celtic Defender

Celtic defender Erik Sviatchenko insists that manager Ronny Deila’s decision to leave hasn’t created a problem within the team...

Inside Futbol 17 hours ago

How Low Can Our Media Go? Now They’re Cynically Using Hillsborough Against Us

Before I start, let me tell you that I am loathe to write this piece...

The Celtic Blog 17 hours ago

Celtic unveil new home kit

Celtic have unveiled the new home kit they will wear as they bid for a sixth successive Scottish Premiership title next season...

‘Are You Hearing Any Whispers?’

“ARE you hearing any whispers?” Cqn was asked today by a press man, who wanted to know if we’d keep him “up to speed” on what he calls “the great guessing game,” who will be Celtic’s new manager...

Scott Brown - Celtic News Now

Celtic stars model new kit . check out our gallery featuring Scott Brown and Co

BROWN, Sviatchenko, Griffiths and McGregor show off new strips at Parkhead...

Erik Sviatchenko - Celtic News Now

Erik Sviatchenko Reveals Tynecastle Dancing Was Inspired by The Beatles

Erik Sviatchenko has revealed his dancing at Tynecastle last weekend was inspired by The Beatles – and he’ll plan another one for after Celtic win the Scottish Premiership title...

Celtic Unveil New Strip

CELTIC have unveiled their new home kit for the forthcoming 2016/17 season...

Celtic safe standing confirmation branded ‘insensitive’ by Hillsborough campaigner

A safe standing section will be created in the summer but Margaret Aspinall reckons the timing, just a week after the Hillsborough inquest verdict, is wrong...

Celtic safe standing announcement branded ‘insensitive’ by Hillsborough campaigner

CELTIC confirmed yesterday a safe standing section will be created in the summer but Margaret Aspinall reckons the timing, just a week after the Hillsborough inquest verdict, is wrong...

Billy Tells The Stark Truth About The Next Celtic Boss

Billy Stark has weighed into the Celtic manager debate with an interesting, and honest, interview where he gets to what might just be at the heart of the matter...

Ronny Deila - Celtic News Now

Billy Stark: New Celtic boss must cut out dead wood

FORMER Celtic caretaker and assistant manager Billy Stark reckons the first thing that the new manager at the club must do is ship out the deadwood from Ronny Deila’s bloated squad...

Deila makes admission regarding star Celtic lad, says he struggled

The 18-year-old is one of Scotland’s hottest properties now...

HITC 5 May

From the Graveyard to Paradise

For many years, I went along to Celtic Park and barely acknowledged that there was a Barrs factory next door...

Celtic Congratulated

THE AFFILIATION or Registered Celtic Supporters Clubs today issued a statement congratulating Celtic in relation to the news yesterday that the club will freeze season ticket prices for next season...

Beidh ár díoltas an gáire ár bpáistí

Today 35 years ago a young man breathed his last at Long Kesh prison...

Answering tangential digs at Celtic

I see Celtic’s name was dragged by the media into what some low-life vandals did outside Ibrox this week – and a few years ago, for good measure...

Celtic unveil new home strips for next season

Celtic have revealed their new home kits for the 2016/17 season...

Scotsman 5 May

What Celtic Style Do Fans Actually Want?

Over the past few weeks, as managers names have come and gone in quick succession the usual foray of twitter luminaries have been quick...

Project Vanity

There is an election today in regards to the incumbents of Trumpton...

Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes warns Rangers: We’ll still be Celtic’s main challengers

THE Aberdeen manager is unhappy with suggestions “Rangers” will be Celtic’s competition and insists his team will be up there...

Hearts to investigate claims of Celtic fans with ‘non-valid’ tickets after Tynecastle fiasco

HEART of Midlothian FC plan to investigate claims of fake ticket circulation for their recent home game against Celtic after many fans were refused entry...

Ronny Deila - Celtic News Now

Celtic Contact Roy Keane Over Succeeding Outgoing Manager Ronny Deila

Celtic have sounded out Roy Keane over replacing outgoing Bhoys manager Ronny Deila in the summer...

The Secret Assistant Manager On Snubgate II: Snubbed With A Vengeance

Scottish Comedy FC has acquired the rights to an upcoming best-seller – “The Secret Assistant Manager” – which will tell you what really happens inside Scottish football...

Brendan Rodgers now among favourites to become Celtic boss

Odds on former Liverpool and Swansea City manager Brendan Rodgers to become the new boss at Celtic have dropped dramatically in the last 24 hours...

Scotsman 5 May
Ronny Deila - Celtic News Now

Ronny Deila Spotted on Game of Thrones

The outgoing Celtic manager may not be worried about where his next pay cheque is coming from after Celtic fans on social media discovered someone looking a very lot like him on Hit US Tv Show ‘Game of Thrones...

Statement: Season Ticket Price Freeze Should Just Be The Beginning

The news that Celtic are freezing season ticket prices for next season is very welcome...

ARCSC 5 May
Kieran Tierney - Celtic News Now

Kieran Tierney Confirms He’d Only Tackle His Granny if She Had the Ball

Kieran Tierney has confirmed he really would tackle his grandmother – but only if she had the ball...

Celtic Diary Thursday May 5: New Reality Tv Show Planned.

In an interview with ESPN, the sports network it’s good to tell your mates you have...

ETims 5 May