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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Scotzine · Aug 16

‘Why Celtic Can’t Take Financial Risks,’ Strachan

GORDON STRACHAN has defended Peter Lawwell and the Celtic board after a lack of new faces was blamed for the club’s Champions League exit.

Scotzine · Aug 16
Daily Star · Aug 15

Celtic: Brendan Rodgers prediction made by Gordon Strachan after Champions League exit

BRENDAN RODGERS will not leave Celtic in the wake of their Champions League, according to former boss Gordon Strachan...

Daily Star · Aug 15
The Scotsman · Aug 15

Strachan: Celtic can never put themselves in same position as Rangers

Former Celtic boss Gordon Strachan has defended the club’s board, saying they can’t risk the long-term health of the club in the same way their greatest rivals did...

The Scotsman · Aug 15
Celts Are Here · Jul 25

The Rise of Social Media and Sports Journalism in Scotland

A Celtic State of Mind was recently named as the UK’s Best Football Podcast at the prestigious 2018 Football Blogging Awards...

Celts Are Here · Jul 25
Celts Are Here · Jul 24

The Day Boruc Smashed McGeady – Training Ground Bust Up Saw Bhoys Pulled Apart

Speaking on Simon Ferry’s Open Goal channel, Barry Robson gave a fascinating insight into the Celtic squad back when he played for the bhoys.

Celts Are Here · Jul 24

‘Celtic Suffer Because of Failure of Other Clubs,’ Strachan

GORDON STRACHAN insists Celtic’s chances of making progress in the Champions League are being hampered by other Scottish clubs.

Celts Are Here · Jul 24

‘Ya Big Greek P’ – Robbo Shares Hilarious Strachan/Samaras Story

GORDON STRACHAN spent four seasons at Celtic, winning three titles, two League Cups and a Scottish Cup.

Celts Are Here · Jul 24

Staying in Europe vital for Scottish football – Strachan

Gordon Strachan today insisted extended runs in Europe are vital to the well-being of Scottish football as Celtic, Aberdeen, Hibs and Rangers all look to make progress this week...

Hugh MacDonald with Celtic State of Mind

A Celtic State of Mind was recently named as the UK’s Best Football Podcast at the prestigious 2018 Football Blogging Awards...

The Scotsman · Jul 11

Ex-Celtic boss: Steven Gerrard has done wonders for Scottish football

Gordon Strachan claims new Rangers manager Steven Gerrard has already changed the landscape of Scottish football...

The Scotsman · Jul 11
Evening Times · Jul 9

Gordon Strachan says Steven Gerrard has changed the Scottish football landscape

FORMER Celtic and Scotland manager Gordon Strachan believes that the arrival of Steven Gerrard as Rangers boss has given Scottish football a shot in the arm...

Evening Times · Jul 9

Gordon Strachan says Steven Gerrard has changed the Scottish football landscape

FORMER Celtic and Scotland manager Gordon Strachan believes that the arrival of Steven Gerrard as Rangers boss has given Scottish football a shot in the arm...

Evening Times · Jun 11

Neil Lennon tried to sign Sol Campbell, David James and Jimmy Bullard for Celtic

Former Celtic manager Neil Lennon has revealed that he tried to sign Sol Campbell, David James and Jimmy Bullard for the Parkhead side...

Evening Times · Jun 11

Gravesen, the not so Great Dane…

FORMER Celtic Star Thomas Gravesen spoke about his time at Celtic and his relationship with the then Celtic manager Gordon Strachan in an interview with tipsbladet.dk...

‘It did not work between him and me’ – notorious Celtic flop slams title-winning manager

Notorious Celtic flop Thomas Gravesen has blamed former Hoops boss Gordon Strachan for his failure to fit in at Celtic Park.

Former Celt Absolutely Slaughters Gordon Strachan During Celtic Park Stint

THOMAS GRAVESEN has lifted the lid on what it was like to play under Gordon Strachan at Celtic and gave some insight from his perspective on why things never clicked.

Talking Baws · Jun 6

Thomas Gravesen Slaughters Ex-Celtic Boss Gordon Strachan and His Style of Play

Ex-Celtic man Thomas Gravesen has slaughtered his former Hoops boss Gordon Strachan and his style of play, with the former Denmark international claiming he’s still a fan of the Premiership champions...

Talking Baws · Jun 6
Not The View · Jun 24

The Zen of Nakamura

誕生日おめでとう中村俊介 Happy birthday Shunsuke Nakamura, our erstwhile legend of the free-kick...

Not The View · Jun 24
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