Kevin McCluskie

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Groundhog Day: featuring Patrick Roberts

It was around about this time last season, with the dawning realisation that his 18-month loan contract was coming to an end, that the clamour began amongst the Celtic support to ‘Announce Roberts’ and secure the talented winger on a permanent deal...

Kevin McCluskie · Apr 30

Announce Edouard

It’s the 31st of August 2017 and Celtic have just announced the loan signing of a young Frenchman by the name of Odsonne Edouard to a largely unimpressed support, 99% of whom – myself included – have never heard of the lad...

Kevin McCluskie · Apr 30
Kevin McCluskie · Apr 15

Oh When The Celts Go Marching On!

With a seventh consecutive League title all but sewn up, Celtic today romped into the Scottish Cup Final courtesy of a four-goal demolition of city rivals Rangers and, in the process, moved one step closer to completing a historic second successive domestic Treble...

Kevin McCluskie · Apr 15
Kevin McCluskie · Mar 11

When Ten Men (Most Probably) Won The League Again

They came, they saw, and even with Dedryk Boyata’s best efforts to throw the game, Celtic once again conquered Rangers at Ibrox in what was easily the most thrilling Glasgow derby in years...

Kevin McCluskie · Mar 11
Kevin McCluskie · Mar 10

Form is Temporary, Class is Permanent

It will have escaped few people’s attention that tomorrow is derby day in Glasgow as Celtic travel across the city to Ibrox to take on Rangers for the third time this season...

Kevin McCluskie · Mar 10

The window doesn’t slam, it closes gently

On the eve of the January transfer window opening Brendan Rodgers set Celtic hearts a racing with his prediction of a revolving door a Celtic Park during the month ahead...

January Transfers and Brendan’s Revolving Door

2017 saw Celtic achieve the unthinkable of an unbeaten domestic Treble, however, as the year drew to a close, standards and performances began to slip as fatigue and the efforts of the preceding 12 months began to take their toll on a number of the playing squad...

Kevin McCluskie · Dec 17, 2017

Hello Darkness, My Old Friend

Hello darkness, my old friend I’ve come to talk with you again...

Kevin McCluskie · Dec 17, 2017
Kevin McCluskie · Dec 5, 2017

Celtic versus Anderlecht: European Progression in Our Hands

Tonight’s the night and the script, should Celtic chose to follow it, could not be simpler; avoid defeat by more than 3 goals and European football post-Christmas is secured for the first time since the 2014/15 season when the Hoops narrowly lost out to Inter Milan in the last 32 of the Europa League...

Kevin McCluskie · Dec 5, 2017
Kevin McCluskie · Nov 26, 2017

4 out of 4 for Brendan and the Bhoys

Celtic, thanks to goals from James Forrest and Moussa Dembele, claimed their 4th successive domestic honour today with a victory over Motherwell in the BetFred Cup Final at Hampden Park...

Kevin McCluskie · Nov 26, 2017
Kevin McCluskie · Nov 25, 2017

Celtic v Motherwell: League Cup Final Preview

On Sunday afternoon Hampden Park will be awash with the green and white of Celtic and claret and amber of Motherwell as both sides go head to head for the season’s first piece of silverware...

Kevin McCluskie · Nov 25, 2017
Kevin McCluskie · Nov 4, 2017

The Bhoys They Couldn’t Beat

On Sunday, May 15th, 2016, Ronnie Deila led his Celtic team out for the final time before his two-year tenure at Celtic Park came to an end...

Kevin McCluskie · Nov 4, 2017
Kevin McCluskie · Oct 31, 2017

Going Toe-to-Toe with Bayern Munich: A Tale of Progress and Hard Luck

In my pre-game post I spoke of tonight’s clash with Bayern Munich as representing something of an Acid Test for Brendan Rodgers’ Celtic; another opportunity to test themselves against one of Europe’s top clubs, albeit this time one slightly weakened by injuries...

Kevin McCluskie · Oct 31, 2017
Kevin McCluskie · Oct 31, 2017

The Acid Test: Celtic vs. Bayern Munich

So far Celtic’s Champions League campaign has gone pretty much according to script and expectation...

Kevin McCluskie · Oct 31, 2017
Kevin McCluskie · Oct 26, 2017

Life Expectancy of a Scottish Football Manager

There is an old saying in football that you have got to be mad to be a goalkeeper...

Kevin McCluskie · Oct 26, 2017
Kevin McCluskie · Oct 4, 2017

Scotland: Two games from history or Oblivion

After a thoroughly disappointing start to the qualifying campaign...

Kevin McCluskie · Oct 4, 2017
Kevin McCluskie · Sep 1, 2017

Celtic Summer Transfer Window 2017

Improving on last season’s Invincible Treble winning squad within the strict confines of the Celtic transfer budget was always going to prove to be a difficult task for Brendan Rodgers and his backroom team...

Kevin McCluskie · Sep 1, 2017
Kevin McCluskie · Aug 22, 2017

Celtic 8 – Astana 4: It was Never in Doubt (honest)

Give me 8-4 before kick off last week and I would have bitten your hand off, now, somehow it seems like an anti-climactic qualification; one where from a position of great power we are now happy to have crawled over the finish line...

Kevin McCluskie · Aug 22, 2017
Kevin McCluskie · Jul 27, 2017

Celtic Vs. Rosenborg: First Leg Fall Out

While last night’s result and performance was far from ideal from a Celtic perspective, the tie is still alive and finely balanced at the halfway stage; all is not lost nor as bad as it could have been if Rosenborg had taken their chances...

Kevin McCluskie · Jul 27, 2017
Kevin McCluskie · Jul 20, 2017

The Armstrong Dilemma

Stuart Armstrong is the latest in a long and ever increasing line of Celtic players to be linked with a big money move down south to the riches and glamour of the English Premiership; in his case the talented midfielder has been associated with a potential transfer to the likes of Southampton (which Celt hasn’t...

Kevin McCluskie · Jul 20, 2017
Kevin McCluskie · Jun 13, 2017

Leigh Griffiths: More than the sum of two freekicks

It’s amazing what scoring two incredible freekicks in the space of 4 minutes in the powder keg atmosphere of a Scotland vs...

Kevin McCluskie · Jun 13, 2017
Kevin McCluskie · May 30, 2017

Honved vs Videoton: Busting my Magyar Foci Cherry

It’s been almost three months now since I moved out to Budapest and posed myself the question of which Budapest team I should follow now that I am here...

Kevin McCluskie · May 30, 2017
Kevin McCluskie · May 25, 2017

The Lions of Lisbon

“And the whistle is going, and Celtic have won the European Cup...

Kevin McCluskie · May 25, 2017
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TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1 Celtic 38 24 10 4 73 25 48 82
2 Aberdeen 38 22 7 9 56 37 19 73
3 “Rangers” 38 21 7 10 76 50 26 70
4 Hibernian 38 18 13 7 62 46 16 67
5 Kilmarnock 38 16 11 11 49 47 2 59
6 Hearts 38 12 13 13 39 39 0 49
7 Motherwell 38 13 9 16 43 49 -6 48
8 St Johnstone 38 12 10 16 42 53 -11 46
9 Dundee 38 11 6 21 36 57 -21 39
10 Hamilton Academical 38 9 6 23 47 68 -21 33
11 Partick Thistle 38 8 9 21 31 61 -30 33
12 Ross County 38 6 11 21 40 62 -22 29

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