Gordon Strachan

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After a 16-month break, Strachan returned to management on 1 June 2005, when he succeeded Martin O’Neill as manager of Celtic. For 2005–06, his stated aim was to regain the SPL title from rivals Rangers. He had an embarrassing start to his campaign as Celtic manager, losing 5–0 to Slovakian champions Artmedia Bratislava on 27 July 2005 and three days later drawing 4–4 with Motherwell in his first SPL match in charge of the Glasgow club. The loss against Artmedia meant that Celtic suffered an early exit from European competition, despite winning the return match 4–0. After this disastrous start, Celtic started to improve under Strachan. A low-point was the shock defeat in the third round of the Scottish Cup to First Division Clyde on 8 January 2006. However, the following month his team made history when they beat Dunfermline Athletic 8–1, a record victory margin for the SPL at the time. Strachan’s first season was ultimately successful as he coached Celtic to victory in the Scottish League Cup and, on 5 April 2006, his side clinched the SPL title in record time and with six matches remaining. Reflecting this achievement, Strachan was voted ‘manager of the year’ by the Scottish Football Writers’ Association eight days later.

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The Dugout · Oct 19

Strachan says Celtic star Griffthis ‘hasn’t taken a huff’

Gordon Strachan doesn’t believe Griffiths has taken the ‘huff’ with McLeish – but concedes he can make “you question what is normal”.

The Dugout · Oct 19
Soccerlens · Oct 17

Gordon Strachan names which Celtic player is “quirky” and “first class”

originally posted on Sportslens.com Gordon Strachan says Leigh Griffiths is “quirky” and a “first class” player, and doesn’t believe he withdrew himself from international duty as a response to Alex McLeish favouring Steven Naismith over him in attack.

Soccerlens · Oct 17

Celtic V Hibs – High scoring game likely?

BTTS for the degenerates. You need to go back to 2010 for the last time a Hibs team left Celtic Park with three points.

Read Celtic · Oct 16

Former Celtic boss weighs in on Leigh Griffiths narrative

Leigh Griffiths has come under fire in recent weeks for issues ranging from his weight to his attitude, but ex-Celtic boss Gordon Strachan has leapt to the defence of the 28-year-old.

Read Celtic · Oct 16
Daily Record · Oct 16

Gordon Strachan defends Leigh Griffiths and says Celtic striker might be wacky but he’s not huffy

Celtic striker drew criticism for pulling out of the Scotland squad last week but Strachan says he is NOT one for sulking...

Daily Record · Oct 16
Celts Are Here · Oct 12

Former Celtic Hero Lands Major Eredivisie Role

Forrmer Celtic striker Jan Vennegoor of Hesselink has taken up his biggest off field football role today as he was appointed Chief Scout at PSV Eindhoven.

Celts Are Here · Oct 12
Celts Are Here · Sep 28

Former Celtic Boss Blames Duo for Celtic Unrest

FORMER Celtic and Scotland boss Gordon Strachan believes that this summers upheaval and nonsense surrounding two Celtic Players have played their part in Celtic’s slow start...

Celts Are Here · Sep 28
Read Celtic · Sep 27

Former Celtic boss explains the key tactical change Rodgers must makge

Former Celtic manager Gordon Strachan says the Hoops must adapt and find another way of winning during games.

Read Celtic · Sep 27
Evening Times · Sep 27

Strachan: Celtic are one-dimensional and Brendan Rodgers has to change his style

GORDON Strachan has described Celtic as “one dimensional” and urged Brendan Rodgers to find a different way to win matches...

Evening Times · Sep 27
Daily Record · Sep 22

Scott McDonald opens up on loathing the love for Gordon Strachan and how he left Celtic too soon

The Aussie loved his time at the Hoops and was a fan favourite but decided to join Middlesbrough during Tony Mowbray’s time at Celtic...

Daily Record · Sep 22
Daily Star · Sep 21

Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers dubbed next ‘Gordon Strachan’ by fans after Europa League win

CELTIC fans compared manager Brendan Rodgers to former boss Gordon Strachan after their Europa League win...

Daily Star · Sep 21
Scotzine · Sep 20

‘Where Have You Been, George?’ Strachan’s Question for Peat

FORMER Celtic boss Gordon Strachan has insisted the Hoops deserved their 2008 Premier League success – and Rangers blew their title chances...

Scotzine · Sep 20
VideoCelts · Oct 14

‘Torture to watch- get rid now’ Tartan Army turn fury on McLeish

In eight matches since replacing Gordon Strachan the former Rangers (IL) boss has suffered six defeats with just two victories against Hungary and Albania on his record...

VideoCelts · Oct 14
The Celtic Blog · Sep 27

I Respect Strachan, And He’s Right About Our Style, But He’s Got A Cheek All The Same.

Man oh man, of all the people to talk about one dimensional football and a style that never changes; Gordon Strachan, what are you doing my man? I agreed with every word you said, but good God talk about being the wrong man for delivering such a lecture!

The Celtic Blog · Sep 27
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