Roy Aitken

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Robert Sime “Roy” Aitken is a former footballer who went on to become a coach with clubs including Leeds United and Aston Villa. His position as a player was defence.

Born in Irvine, Ayrshire, he grew up in Ardrossan. He signed for Celtic as a youngster. At Celtic, he was nicknamed ‘The Bear’ by the supporters due to his large frame and commanding presence. He later went on to play for Newcastle United, St Mirren and Aberdeen.

He won 57 caps for the Scotland national football team, scoring once.

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originally posted on According to Sunday Post, Olympiacos are interested in Dedryck Boyata and could lodge a bid for his signature in January.

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James Forrest has insisted that the Parkhead side will look to go for the win against Salzburg on Thursday night as Celtic look to unlock the next round of the Europa League.

Five things we learned from Celtic’s rout of Kilmarnock ahead of their massive Europa League showdown with Salzburg

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Callum McGregor: Parkhead will be rocking on Thursday – Celtic will take on Salzburg with all guns blazing

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originally posted on According to The Sun, Bournemouth ‘could try’ to sign Callum McGregor after losing Lewis Cook to a season-ending injury.

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