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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Celts Are Here · Apr 20

Dion Dublin Gives His Verdict on Next Full Time Celtic Manager During Live Broadcast

DION DUBLIN only had a short stint in Glasgow under Gordon Strachan back in the day but the former striker still speaks fondly of his time up north.

Celts Are Here · Apr 20
The Sun · Apr 7

Gordon Strachan AXED by Sky Sports after ex-Celtic and Scotland boss compared treatment of paedo Adam Johnson to racism

GORDON STRACHAN has been binned by Sky Sports after he sparked a furious backlash by comparing the treatment of paedo footballer Adam Johnson to racism towards black players.

The Sun · Apr 7
Daily Record · Apr 7

Gordon Strachan ‘facing axe’ from Sky over controversial Adam Johnson comments

The former Celtic and Scotland boss will meet with the broadcaster after making the comparison between the shamed winger and black players who suffer abuse...

Daily Record · Apr 7
The Scotsman · Apr 1

Neil Lennon: Celtic must rebuild to maintain Scottish dominance

In the summer of 2005, Neil Lennon was named Celtic captain as Gordon Strachan undertook the revamping of a squad which had maxed out at the end of Martin O’Neill’s outstanding tenure as manager...

The Scotsman · Apr 1
Celts Are Here · Mar 28

Former Celtic Boss Makes Shock Claim About Disgraced Footballer

FORMER CELTIC and Scotland manager Gordon Strachan has admitted he would sign disgraced Premier League footballer Adam Johnson after the player was released from prison.

Celts Are Here · Mar 28
VideoCelts · Mar 28

Odds come crashing down on former Celtic boss replacing McLeish

During the course of writing this article the odds on Gordon Strachan have been cut to 3/1 from 8/1 by Paddy Power, the firm that he produces some hard hitting opinion pieces for...

VideoCelts · Mar 28
Soccerlens · Mar 27

‘He’s a talent’ – Ex-Celtic boss drools over Rangers star

originally posted on Sportslens.com Glasgow Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos is good enough to play for the Premier League, according to former Celtic boss Gordon Strachan.

Soccerlens · Mar 27
67HailHail · Mar 27

Former manager delivers verdict on who should be named as next Celtic boss

Former Celtic boss Gordon Strachan has admitted that he would like to see Neil Lennon installed as the next permanent manager at Celtic Park.

67HailHail · Mar 27
The Celtic Star · Mar 27

‘Rangers are years behind Celtic, Lenny understands the modern-day game,’ former boss

A FORMER CELTIC manager has backed Neil Lennon to get his old job and reckons that Celtic remains years ahead of this Sunday’s opponents...

The Celtic Star · Mar 27
Daily Express · Mar 21

Gordon Strachan BLASTS Scottish football: We need more than Rangers and Celtic

GORDON STRACHAN has hit out at Scottish football, deriding the lack of quality outside of Celtic and Rangers...

Daily Express · Mar 21

Strachan Reckons Rodgers Planned His Shock Exit

GORDON STRACHAN is convinced Brendan Rodgers would have planned his Celtic exit – and NOT left in a rush.

Celts Are Here · Mar 20

Former Celtic Boss Reveals Brendan Rodgers Theory

GORDON STRACHAN has weighed into why former Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers left and told Celtic fans there’s no way this was a move that happened overnight.

Celts Are Here · Mar 20
67HailHail · Mar 20

The nonsensical idea regarding Brendan Rodgers’ Celtic dominance

Gordon Strachan is the latest to hit out with the idea that Brendan Rodgers wasn’t tested enough at Celtic.

67HailHail · Mar 20
The Celtic Star · Mar 19

BR-Exit was Carefully Planned – ‘I don’t think whatever happened, happened in 12 hours,’ Strachan on ‘Analytical’ departure

FORMER CELTIC manager Gordon Strachan has been talking about the reasons why he believes that Brendan Rodgers left Celtic three weeks ago rather than wait until the end of the season and try to write history in Scottish football by completing an unprecedented treble treble...

The Celtic Star · Mar 19
Daily Record · Mar 19

Gordon Strachan explains Brendan Rodgers’ Celtic departure

Celtic fans were shocked with the sudden nature of Rodgers’ exit but Strachan reckons he will given it time and thought...

Daily Record · Mar 19
Daily Record · Mar 15

Former Celtic boss Gordon Strachan urges Scottish clubs to follow Athletic Bilbao signing policy

Strachan reckons the unique traditions of the Basque club should be adopted worldwide but teams lack ambition to carry it out...

Daily Record · Mar 15
Evening Times · Apr 10

Neil Cameron: What Gordon Strachan said was appalling – everyone should realise that

ONE thing about being a black person, which I am not but I think I’m right to say it, is that it’s definitely not against the law...

Evening Times · Apr 10
Evening Times · Mar 27

Gordon Strachan: Allan McGregor’s save blinded us to huge problems in Scottish football

AS far as historic sporting moments go, it wasn’t quite Bobby Thomson’s ‘shot heard around the world’, but it might just have been the save that blinded a nation...

Evening Times · Mar 27
VideoCelts · Mar 12

McLeish drops 54 cap Celt

Gordon was the first choice under Gordon Strachan but after losing his club place to Scott Bain the keeper looks unlikely now to add to his 54 full international caps...

VideoCelts · Mar 12
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