Celtic 7-0 St JohnstoneCeltic 7-0 St Johnstone

Saturday, 3 August 2019
Scottish Premiership
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Celtic
29Bain
23Bolingoli
35Ajer
33Abd Elhamed  Ralston 51'
6Bitton
8Brown
17Christie  26'  30'  67'  Ntcham 71'
42McGregor
49Forrest
19Johnston  9'  Griffiths 76'
22Édouard  80'
St Johnstone
1Clark
3Tanser
5Vihmann
15Kerr
19Foster  74'
2Duffy
8Davidson  78'
26Craig
4Callachan  McCann 46'
33Kennedy  27'  Hendry 65'
17O'Halloran
Subs
1Gordon
56Ralston  Abd Elhamed 51'
21Ntcham  Christie 71'  72'
11Sinclair
15Hayes
16Morgan
9Griffiths  Johnston 76'  86'
Subs
12Parish
6Anderson
18McCann  Callachan 46'
20McClean
11Swanson
22Hendry  Kennedy 65'
50Northcott
Possession
76%
24%
Shots
24
2
Shots on Target
11
Corners
8
Fouls
10
10

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Celtic 7-0 St Johnstone.

Elhamed’s Debut

“My kingdom for a right back!”. Celtic Park witnessed the debut of erstwhile centre back cum right back Elhamed in the romp over St Johnstone.

Celtic Will Win Nothing this Season According to Ibrox Cheerleader

Pundits are asked for their genuine opinions on what’s going on in football – but has there ever been a “pundit” so disingenuous and blinkered in the history of the game that could top Superscoreboard Derek Johnstone?

SFA Tell Refs to ‘Ignore’ New Rule During Glasgow Derbies

David Friel of SunSport has revealed the SFA have told referees to ‘ignore’ one of the newly implemented rules for this season to avoid situations in powder-keg fixtures.

‘This Guy is Fake’ – Dembele Tags Mikey Johnston in Goal Post

KARAMOKO DEMBELE has saluted his former Celtic developmental teammate after Mikey Johnston opened the scoring for Celtic on flag day.

Should Leigh’s Goal Count? Mocking Steven Gerrard

Leigh Griffiths came on in the second half against St Johnstone and put the icing on the cake for Celtic by scoring the SEVENTH goal of the day but in light of recent comments, were forced to ask – did his goal even count...

Neil Lennon’s Elhamed Injury Update

CELTIC thumped St Johnstone 7-0 today in an outstanding performance at Celtic Park.

Ajer ‘Exclusive’ Appears Hours After Celtic Victory

The Scottish mainstream media gave us exactly SIX hours this evening between the champions winning a whopping 7-0 against St Johnstone and them punting one our star defenders to the Premier League...

VideoCelts · Aug 3

The incredible stats behind Celtic’s 7-0 hammering of St Johnstone

The 7-0 scoreline matched the result in May 2016 when Ronny Deila signed off with the same result against Motherwell...

VideoCelts · Aug 3

Lenny Clears Up Marian Mystery

NEIL LENNON has cleared up the mystery of Marian Shved’s no-show in Celtic’s 7-0 Premiership opening day triumph over shell-shocked St Johnstone yesterday...

Celtic FC · Aug 3

Elhamed to start as the Hoops host St Johnstone on Flag Day

CELTIC celebrate Flag Day for an eighth consecutive year this afternoon, as Neil Lennon’s men host St Johnstone at Paradise...

Celtic FC · Aug 3
Celtic TV · Aug 3

Ryan Christie and Scott Brown on the Match | Celtic 7-0 St Johnstone | Magnificent seven!

Watch exclusive player and manager interviews, full-match replays and go behind the scenes of Celtic FC ONLY on Celtic TV...

Celtic TV · Aug 3

Celtic 7-0 St. Johnstone | Full-Time Reaction

Full-time reaction from #Celtic Park after a resounding 7-0 victory over St.Johnstone on the opening day of the 2019/20 Scottish Premiership season...

VideoCelts · Aug 6

False alarm over Griffiths as Hill returns

Griffiths started both legs of Celtic’s second round tie against Nomme Kalju but had to settle for a substitute role on Saturday against St Johnstone although he did come off the bench to score the final goal of the 7-0 win...

VideoCelts · Aug 6

Celtic 7-0 St Johnstone | Post-Match Pint

Post-Match Pint after a resounding 7-0 victory over St.Johnstone on the opening day of the 2019/20 Scottish Premiership season...

Harness Your Hopes

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Celtic FC · Aug 4

5 quick-fire talking points from a remarkable Flag Day at Paradise

CELTIC marked their eighth consecutive Flag Day at Paradise with a fantastic 7-0 victory over St Johnstone...

Celtic FC · Aug 4
VideoCelts · Aug 4

Watch extended highlights as Celtic crush St Johnstone 7-0

Ryan Christie then scored a hat-trick- all from outside of the penalty box- as St Johnstone were made to suffer in the sun...

VideoCelts · Aug 4
Celtic TV · Aug 3

Neil Lennon on the Match | Celtic 7-0 St Johnstone | Manager hails perfect performance

Watch exclusive player and manager interviews, full-match replays and go behind the scenes of Celtic FC ONLY on Celtic TV...

Celtic TV · Aug 3
SPFL TV · Aug 3

Celtic 7-0 St. Johnstone | Christie Nets Hat-Trick In Thumping Win | Ladbrokes Premiership

Celtic netted an incredible 7 goals, as Ryan Christie scored a hat trick to kick off a campaign to secure a 9th title in a row for the hosts.

SPFL TV · Aug 3

Lenny’s Personal Double Magnificent Seven – and No-One Noticed

NEIL LENNON celebrated a personal ‘Double Magnificent Seven’ triumph at the weekend – and it went unnoticed.

Neil Lennon Clears Up Marian Shved’s Squad Omission

NEIL LENNON has let Celtic fans know that new signing Marian Shved is NOT injured after he was left out of the Celtic squad for the flag day opener.

‘I’m really looking forward to playing at Celtic Park,’ Michael O’Halloran

HE may have signed for the Rangers but he never stopped supporting Celtic – he even went to the Scottish Cup Final in 2018 when Celtic beat Motherwell to wrap up the Double Treble and this caused considerable upset among the Ibrox hordes...

Celtic TV · Aug 5

📹 Paradise: Access All Areas | Flag Day | Celtic 7-0 St Johnstone

Watch exclusive player and manager interviews, full-match replays and go behind the scenes of Celtic FC ONLY on Celtic TV...

Celtic TV · Aug 5

Can Outstanding New Signing Become Mainstay in Celtic Side?

Even the harshest of footballing critics would struggle to come up with any negative context with regards to the champions 7-0 victory over Perthshire side St Johnstone in a packed-out Celtic Park...

The Green Terror Is Back And It Swept Aside St Johnstone Today. Rivals, Be Very Afraid.

If Steven Gerrard asked the Celtic score at quarter to five tonight, you might have heard – had you been within his earshot – that distinct double-barrel sound that you usually only hear when someone gets a text message saying their cat has just died; a chocking noise followed by a low whimper...

Celtic 7-0 St Johnstone | Twitter Reaction

Twitter reaction from #Celtic Park after a resounding 7-0 victory over St.Johnstone on the opening day of the 2019/20 Scottish Premiership season...

Celtic Receive Champions League Injury Boost

Celtic new bhoy Hatem Abd Elhamed looks set to fly out with Celtic this afternoon even though he picked up a knock and had to be substituted during Celtic’s 7-0 win over St Johnstone according to Darren Johnstone of SunSport...

Green Brigade Plan Special Flag Day Surprise

The North Curve Celtic twitter page has asked everybody in the sections help as they unveil their first banner of the season against St Johnstone later today.

Celtic’s potential next opponents, and lol at St Johnstone.

Photo by Ian Rutherford/PA Images via Getty Images I knew we’d smash St Johnstone, but I wasn’t expecting it to be 7-0, and it should have been 10 or 11.

Celtic FC · Aug 3

Neil Lennon: St Johnstone win was a perfect performance

CELTIC marked their eighth successive Flag Day at Paradise today (Saturday) with seven goals from five different scorers...

Celtic FC · Aug 3

5 things we learned from the Scottish Premiership’s opening weekend

Celtic kicked off their search for a ninth successive Ladbrokes Premiership title in devastating fashion as they routed St Johnstone 7-0 at Celtic Park...

Predicted ‘Flag Day’ Celtic Starting XI vs St. Johnstone

As ‘Flag Day’ gets underway at Celtic Park, Celtic FC fans have the distinct privilege of joining their club on the beginning of the road to nine consecutive Scottish Premiership championships.

‘When I heard Celtic wanted me I wanted to come here,’ Bolingoli

BOLI BOLINGOLI reckons that the noise he left behind in Vienna, means nothing to him as he’s convinced he make the right decision in leaving Rapid for a move to the Scottish Treble Treble winners...

Celtic Starting XI Confirmed: Elhamed Debut, Griff on Bench

It’s Flag day and we’re absolutely buzzing for this one! Celtic entertain St Johnstone in the SPFL opener at Celtic Park this afternoon on a sunkissed day in Glasgow.

Four Tims Pod · Aug 5

Four Tims and a podcast – episode 8

The bhoys are back as they chat over the opening game of the season and Celtics emphatic win over St Johnstone and look towards the next round of the champions league qualifiers against Cluj...

Four Tims Pod · Aug 5
VideoCelts · Aug 3

Lennon responds to the message from the noisy neighbours

Lennon has kept a diplomatic silence, refusing to get drawn into any debate but after watching the champions enjoy a 7-0 opening day win over St Johnstone he sent out a not so subtle reply...

VideoCelts · Aug 3
ETims · Aug 6

Celtic Diary Tuesday August 6: Victories and Victims

Celtic duly began their domestic campaign with an uneventful 7-0 win over St Johnstone on Saturday, a routine performance during a routine trip north for...

ETims · Aug 6
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TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1 Celtic 2 2 0 0 12 2 10 6
2 “Rangers” 2 2 0 0 8 2 6 6
3 Ross County 2 1 1 0 3 0 3 4
4 Aberdeen 2 1 0 1 3 3 0 3
5 St Mirren 2 1 0 1 1 1 0 3
6 Hamilton Academical 2 1 0 1 2 3 -1 3
7 Hibernian 2 1 0 1 2 6 -4 3
8 Livingston 2 0 2 0 2 2 0 2
9 Hearts 2 0 1 1 2 3 -1 1
10 Motherwell 2 0 1 1 2 5 -3 1
11 St Johnstone 2 0 1 1 2 9 -7 1
12 Kilmarnock 2 0 0 2 1 4 -3 0

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