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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

The Decider

Nothing wracks the nerves of a football fan quite as much as a closely fought Championship run-in...

The Shamrock 32 minutes ago
Brendan Rodgers - Celtic News Now

Neil Lennon disappointed to miss out on emotional Celtic return but backs ‘great’ Brendan Rodgers to succeed at Parkhead

MARK WALKER: Neil Lennon has insisted there’s no shame on missing out on an emotional return to Celtic to Brendan Rodgers and revealed why he wanted to go back...

Daily Mail 2 hours ago

The Scottish football media – a special shower

That fans of a Celtic persuasion tend to distrust the Scottish football media is nothing new...

The Celts Are Here 2 hours ago
Brendan Rodgers - Celtic News Now

Celtic are set for changes with Brendan Rodgers in charge. but who will be central to former Liverpool manager’s master plan and who faces the boot?

The majority of his players may be currently resting their weary limbs but Brendan Rodgers will already be thinking about wielding the axe as he plots how to turn Celtic into a European force...

Daily Mail 2 hours ago
Brendan Rodgers - Celtic News Now

Colin Kazim-Richards set to be first player to leave Celtic

Brendan Rodgers has set to work clearing away the detritus of the cluttered first-team squad he has inherited at Celtic with Colin Kazim-Richards poised to join Brazilian club Coritiba...

Scotsman 2 hours ago

The opened door for “Rangers” and Celtic to be a part of the proposed shake-up in English football

Football League CEO Shaun Harvey has seemingly opened the door for “Rangers” and Celtic to be a part of the proposed shake-up in English football, but admitted that there could be some sizeable stumbling blocks to any potential move, The Scottish Sun reports...

Brendan Rodgers - Celtic News Now

@DeludedBrendan Gives His Funny Take on Steven Gerrard to Celtic Move

We can’t get enough of the Brendan Rodgers parody Twitter account following the Northern Irishman’s appointment at Celtic...

Talking Baws 4 hours ago

Chris Waddle: O** F*** would enhance English football – but give other Scottish clubs a pathway too

CHRIS WADDLE, the former England international, believes the addition of Celtic and “Rangers” would enhance English football and hoped there would be a pathway for other ambitious Scottish clubs to one day follow in their footsteps...

Herald Scotland 4 hours ago

Former England ace Chris Waddle reckons O** F*** would be welcome addition down south

FORMER England star Chris Waddle believes the addition of Celtic and “Rangers” would liven up English football and hoped other ambitious Scottish clubs would also one day get the chance to follow in their footsteps...

Evening Times 4 hours ago
Patrick Roberts - Celtic News Now

McCormack: Roberts set to take career to new level under Rodgers at Celtic

FORMER “Rangers” striker Ross McCormack today revealed how he urged his former Fulham team-mate Patrick Roberts to go out on loan to Celtic in order to kickstart his career...

Evening Times 4 hours ago

Neil Lennon interview: His disappointment on failing to get the Celtic job, his desire to return to management and why “good lad” Joey Barton will star for Rangers

NEIL LENNON won three league championships as manager of Celtic, as well as two Scottish Cup finals, reached the Champions League group stages twice and gave his supporters one of their greatest ever nights with the historic win over Barcelona...

Herald Scotland 4 hours ago

In-form International Ace Makes Celtic Transfer Announcement

Will Grigg has played down reports linking him to Celtic and insists he is happy at current club Wigan...

Striker Keen To Play Down Celtic Switch Talk

Wigan striker Will Grigg has played down rumours linking him with Scottish champions Celtic...

Inside Futbol 4 hours ago
Brendan Rodgers - Celtic News Now

Brendan Rodgers wants Chelsea defender Fankaty Dabo at Celtic?

Chelsea’s young defender Fankaty Dabo is reportedly a loan target of Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers...

Sports Mole 4 hours ago
Brendan Rodgers - Celtic News Now

Should Celtic Break The Bank On This Star Liverpool Midfielder?

Newly appointed Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers has been warned he would have to break the bank to reunite with Liverpool midfielder Joe Allen at Parkhead, according to The Daily Record...

The 4th Official 5 hours ago
Brendan Rodgers - Celtic News Now

Celtic Ace Delivers an Interesting Prediction About Board and Rodgers

Chris Sutton reckons Brendan Rodgers will not be on the same page as chairman Ian Bankier when it comes to transfers this summer...

Rangers Will Challenge Celtic And Win 55

Former “Rangers” defender Hugh Burns thinks winning the Scottish Premiership title must be the Gers’ goal for next season and there is no reason why the Ibrox outfit cannot challenge rivals Celtic at the summit...

Offside Football 5 hours ago

Agent of £15m Midfielder Makes Celtic Transfer Announcement

Swansea City have been warned they face competition from Celtic and would need to pay big money if the dream scenario of bringing Wales international Joe Allen back to the Liberty Stadium is to become a reality...

EPLscouts.com 6 hours ago
Brendan Rodgers - Celtic News Now

What Should Be The Pair In Central Defence For Celtic Next Season?

Celtic have announced the appointment of Brendan Rodgers as the highest-paid manager in Scottish football...

The 4th Official 7 hours ago

Northern Ireland international quashes Celtic rumours

Wigan Athletic and Northern Ireland striker Will Grigg denies a move to Scottish champions Celtic is on the cards, according to Deadline News...

29th May 1966: North American Tour – Celtic v St Louis All-Stars

After Celtic’s first four matches in the tour had all taken place on the east coast, the party travelled west to St Louis for the next game, against an All-Stars eleven...

Brendan Rodgers - Celtic News Now

Agent Confirms: Celtic Are Ready to Finalize the Transfer of 37-times-capped International Striker

COLIN KAZIM-RICHARDS looks set to become the first Celtic player to head for the exit door as the Brendan Rodgers era swings into action...

EPLscouts.com 7 hours ago
Colin Kazim-Richards - Celtic News Now

One In One Out: Rodgers is Desperate to Finalize the Double Deal

COLIN KAZIM-RICHARDS looks increasingly likely to be heading for the exit door at Celtic as reports from Brazil link the big striker with a move to Coritiba...

Offside Football 8 hours ago
Brendan Rodgers - Celtic News Now

Celtic Boss Makes Franck Admition About O** F*** Clash

Newly-appointed Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers has revealed to The Telegraph that he has never been to an O** F*** derby...

EPLscouts.com 9 hours ago

Promising Winger Sends Message to Rodgers – “Next year I would love to play for Celtic”

Michael Duffy has hailed the appointment of Brendan Rogers as Celtic manager and believes the former Liverpool boss is the perfect man to take the club forward as the Scottish champions prepare to welcome O** F*** rivals, Rangers, back to the top flight...

Offside Football 10 hours ago

Football League CEO discusses whether “Rangers” and Celtic could be involved in Football League shake-up

Football League CEO Shaun Harvey has seemingly opened the door for “Rangers” and Celtic to be a part of the proposed shake-up in English football, but admitted that there could be some sizeable stumbling blocks to any potential move, The Scottish Sun reports...

This Is Celtic 11 hours ago

Celtic and “Rangers” take note: Euro 2016 stars who could be bargain buys before the tournament kicks-off

THERE are some real value players who will be on display this summer in France, but a good showing could take them out of Scottish team’s price range...

Daily Record 11 hours ago

30 May 1906 – Death of Celtic patron Michael Davitt, Irish patriot, republican and land reformer

MICHAEL DAVITT – patron of Celtic in 1892- was a political activist and land reformer born in Straide, County Mayo during the great hunger in 1846...

Celtic Quick News 11 hours ago

Absolutely No Reason Why “Rangers” Can’t Challenge Celtic And Win 55 – Former “Rangers” Star

Ex-Rangers star Hugh Burns feels there is no reason why the “Rangers” cannot challenge Celtic for the title next season...

Inside Futbol 11 hours ago

Wigan hotshot Will Grigg cools Celtic links with Euros approaching

The 24-year-old joined the Latics from Brentford last summer for a reported £1m and has cooled speculation that he could be heading to Celtic...

Herald Scotland 11 hours ago

Wigan hotshot Will Grigg cools Celtic links with Euros approaching

The 24-year-old joined the Latics from Brentford last summer for a reported £1m and has cooled speculation that he could be heading to Celtic...

Evening Times 11 hours ago
Brendan Rodgers - Celtic News Now

Agent of Liverpool FC star Joe Allen warns he could cost Celtic FC ‘too much money’ amid Swansea City links

Allen remains a prime target for Swansea, but there have been rumours of a reunion with Brendan Rodgers in Glasgow...

Wales Online 12 hours ago

IK Start Supporters Give Celtic-Bound Teenager Kristoffer Ajer Brilliant Send-Off

Kristoffer Ajer might be heading to Celtic this summer, but fans at his current club IK Start gave the teenager a brilliant send-off...

Talking Baws 12 hours ago
Colin Kazim-Richards - Celtic News Now

Celtic striker Colin Kazim-Richards set for move to Brazilian side Coritiba

THE much-travelled Turkish international is expected in Brazil today to undergo a medical that could see him sign a two-year deal for...

Daily Record 13 hours ago
Brendan Rodgers - Celtic News Now

Rodgers Lines Up Dado

BRENDAN RODGERS has been linked with a swoop on ex-club Chelsea for one of his first signings for Celtic...

Celtic Quick News 13 hours ago
Colin Kazim-Richards - Celtic News Now

Brazilian club confirm transfer talks with Celtic striker

Valdir Barbosa, the sporting director of Brazilian club Coritiba, has confirmed that his side has held talks with Celtic striker Colin Kazim-Richards...

Read Celtic 13 hours ago

Cardiff City deny claims they want former Celtic FC defender after release by Nottingham Forest

The 30-year-old centre-half was released by Nottingham Forest at the end of last season and is now a free agent...

Wales Online 13 hours ago
Brendan Rodgers - Celtic News Now

Watch Celtic fans belt out new song for Brendan Rodgers as excitement builds ahead of new season

THE Celtic fans have been quick to act on a song for their new manager and made sure it was heard loudly in Santa Ponza...

Daily Record 13 hours ago
Brendan Rodgers - Celtic News Now

Celtic could be priced out of Rodgers’ midfield favourite

After appointing Brendan Rodgers as manager, it was inevitable that some of his former plays would be linked with a move to Celtic – including Joe Allen...

Read Celtic 14 hours ago

Celtic Transfer Target Staying Cool Over Talk Bhoys Want Him

Robert Snodgrass, who is reportedly a target of Celtic, is remaining calm over the rumours...

Inside Futbol 14 hours ago

Rangers boss Mark Warburton: Joey Barton can inspire younger players to the next level

RANGERS manager Mark Warburton says new signing Joey Barton’s talent and experience will ‘inspire the younger players...

Evening Times 14 hours ago

Snodgrass Happy At Hull, For Now

ROBERT SNODGRASS appears to have closed the door on any possible move to his boyhood heroes Celtic...

Celtic Quick News 14 hours ago
Colin Kazim-Richards - Celtic News Now

Colin Kazim-Richards set to be first Celtic player moved out by Brendan Rodgers

COLIN KAZIM-RICHARDS’S forgettable time at Celtic could be ended this week as he is being lined up for a move to Brazil...

Herald Scotland 14 hours ago
Colin Kazim-Richards - Celtic News Now

Colin Kazim-Richards set to be first Celtic player moved out by Brendan Rodgers

COLIN KAZIM-RICHARDS’S forgettable time at Celtic could be ended this week as he is being lined up for a move to Brazil...

Evening Times 14 hours ago
Brendan Rodgers - Celtic News Now

Hoops clear-out on the cards but Stefan Johansen’s future still up in the air

There is little question that a clearout is on the cards when Brendan Rodgers gets his feet under the desk next month at Celtic Park...

The Hoops Blog 14 hours ago

Liverpool would demand ‘too much’ from Celtic for Allen – agent

Celtic are unlikely to be able to afford to sign Joe Allen from Liverpool, with the midfielder’s salary also likely to be a “massive issue”...

TEAMtalk 14 hours ago

Liverpool midfielder Joe Allen’s wages ‘massive issue’ for Celtic move

Joe Allen’s agent says his high salary demands would be a ‘massive issue’ if Celtic were to move for the Liverpool midfielder...

Evening Times 14 hours ago

Liverpool midfielder Joe Allen’s wages ‘massive issue’ for Celtic move

Joe Allen’s agent says his high salary demands would be a ‘massive issue’ if Celtic were to move for the Liverpool midfielder...

Herald Scotland 15 hours ago
Colin Kazim-Richards - Celtic News Now

Brazilian club confirm talks with Celtic’s Colin Kazim-Richards

Coritiba director Valdir Barbosa says the striker will arrive in Brazil on Tuesday...

STV Sport 15 hours ago
Brendan Rodgers - Celtic News Now

Striker’s Celtc Vow

NADIR CIFTCI has vowed to fight for his Celtic future and hopes to play a part in the Brendan Rodgers era which will begin next month when the Celtic squad returns from their holidays...

Celtic Quick News 15 hours ago
Colin Kazim-Richards - Celtic News Now

His Wife Is Brazilian – Coritiba Confident of Deal for Colin Kazim-Richards

Brazilian Serie A club Coritiba are hopeful of signing striker Colin Kazim-Richards, who joined Celtic earlier this year...

Inside Futbol 15 hours ago
Brendan Rodgers - Celtic News Now

Celtic Fans Rejoice as Colin Kazim-Richards Looks to be Leaving For Brazil

It looks like Colin Kazim-Richards could be the first big casualty of the Brendan Rodgers era at Celtic – and fans are over the moon about it...

Talking Baws 15 hours ago

Aitchison Hat-Trick Gives Celtic Clean Sweep In Title Wins

CELTIC’S teenage record-breaker Jack Aitchison netted a 12-minute hat-trick as the Hoops overwhelmed Hamilton 5-0 to seal the Under-17 title...

Celtic Quick News 16 hours ago

The TJN Addendum — johnjamessite

“For the first time I’m confident that the 2011 fraudulent licence application will be dealt with by CAS...

Carl Jungle Bhoy 16 hours ago
Colin Kazim-Richards - Celtic News Now

Will Griggs In, Kazim-Richards Out?

COLIN KAZIM-RICHARDS looks increasingly likely to be heading for the exit door at Celtic as reports from Brazil link the big striker with a move to Coritiba...

Celtic Quick News 17 hours ago

The TJN Addendum

“For the first time I’m confident that the 2011 fraudulent licence application will be dealt with by CAS...

John James 17 hours ago

Rumour Mill: Joe Allen and Robert Snodgrass to Celtic rumours | Joey Barton ‘to boost Rangers’

CELTIC target Liverpool’s Joe Allen and Robert Snodgrass but face obstacles to sign both; Joey Barton signature a statement of intent...

Scotsman 17 hours ago
Tom Rogic - Celtic News Now

Hoops face a fight to hang onto Tom Rogic this summer

Celtic could face a fight to hang on to Tom Rogic after Arsenal stepped up their interest in the Australian midfielder...

The Hoops Blog 17 hours ago

Warbo finally speaks out after nine day silence

Touching on the Hampden defeat Warbs said: “It was a disappointing way to end the season...

VideoCelts 30 May

Loan striker returns to impress Rodgers

“It was a challenge for me and I still believe I can succeed if I get the chance next season...

VideoCelts 30 May

Celtic fan Robert Snodgrass: it would be difficult to leave Hull even if Parkhead comes calling

ROBERT SNODGRASS has pledged his immediate future to Hull City even if boyhood club Celtic make a summer move for him...

Brendan Rodgers - Celtic News Now

Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers warned he’ll need to break the bank if he wants Liverpool ace Joe Allen

WELSHMAN’S agent says the midfielder’s wages would prove “a massive issue” if the former Reds boss wanted to be reunited with his old player to Celtic Park...

Erik Sviatchenko - Celtic News Now

Erik Sviatchchenko willing Jozo Simunovic back to full fitness

Erik Sviatchenko has revealed he is gutted not to have been establish a partnership with Croatian stopper Jozo Simunovic just yet...

Brendan Rodgers - Celtic News Now

Celtic legend Lubomir Moravick: It is up to James Forrest to decide what he wants to do now

A new broom sweeps clean but among the de-cluttering exercise that Brendan Rodgers is about to embark on at Celtic Park, there is always a belief that value can still be found in the rough...