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Dons Turn Hampden Red

Celtic finally overcame an ill-disciplined Aberdeen with ease to reach the Scottish Cup final.

Aberdeen’s Airborne Assault Awaits

Aberdeen seem to have simultaneously produced better results against Celtic and The Rangers whilst falling away from their established position as Scotland’s second-best side...

Why Celtic Drew A Blank Versus Livingston

Saturday’s 0-0 draw with Livingston was Celtic’s 9th domestic scoreless game over the last two seasons.

Injury And Ill Discipline Can’t Stop The L8 Show

Celtic were utterly dominant in the derby for 63 minutes before a sucker punch goal, injuries and disruption to shape stemmed the impetus.

World Records Beckon At Ill-Disciplined Ibrox

With likely three red cards versus Celtic and mob rule at the end of the game, the spot light once again falls on ill-discipline at Ibrox.

The Rangers Can Frustrate Celtic. But Is That Enough?

Celtic are clear favourites to extend their lead over The Rangers to 13 points on Sunday...

Has Lennon Changed Celtic’s Style Of Play?

After struggling to break down Dundee, Lennon spoke about changing Celtic’s “slow and pedestrian” style of play.

Is Toljan an upgrade on Lustig?

“We need a right back” has become a familiar refrain from the Celtic support in recent times.

Learning Averse Celtic Edge Towards Euro Exit

Celtic meekly surrendered a 2-goal deficit against a compact and well organised Valencia side in the Europa League.

Midfield Tweak Brings Sixcess

Against St Johnstone Rodger’s made a subtle change to the midfield shape at half time counter intuitively withdrawing McGregor deeper.

Forrest vs Sinclair: Wing Wonders

Forrest was the first to double digit goals and assists for Celtic and leads Scoring Contribution with 27.

The Fight for Number One

Since the winter break Bain has replaced Gordon as the Celtic Number One.

Burke and Weah Debut

The Burke and Weah show arrived under the green disco lights of Celtic Park.

The Larsson Benchmark

We all know Larsson was a world class talent and the greatest forward Celtic has seen since Dalglish.

Comparing Strikers Since Strachan

Celtic have a history of great strikers. How does the current crop compare to recent incumbents? Data on goals and assists is available from 2005, the start of the Strachan era.

Life In The Old Gord Yet

Celtic are conceding less goals than last season, averaging 0.74 per game versus 0.89 last season.

Assessing Vakoun Issouf Bayo

Ivorian international Vakoun Issouf Bayo became Celtic’s third attacking recruit of the January window.

Assessing Oliver Burke

To say Oliver Burke is the embodiment of nonlinear football development is an understatement.

Welcome Timothy Weah

The Tim with the big small name (son of Liberian President and former Ballon D’Or winner George Weah) has signed for 6 months.

Defensive Checkpoint

Combing Defensive Effectiveness measures is very useful for assessing the defensive strengths of various areas of the squad.

Can Edouard and Forrest Maintain Scoring Momentum?

With only one striker for much of the season, it is the blossoming Forrest that has led the Scoring Contribution chart so far.

Rodgers No Better Than Deila (If You Don’t Count The Trophies)

At the macro level the key performance requirements have been met: But looking purely at match results, the team is not improving.

Celtic Fail To Adapt When Pressed

A performance of limitless energy saw The Rangers harry and press Celtic into meek submission.

Celtic By Numbers · Dec 28, 2018

Tough Selection Choices. How The Numbers Help.

Rodger’s has a number of prickly decisions to make as regards the line up for the end of year Glasgow Derby.

Celtic By Numbers · Dec 28, 2018
Celtic By Numbers · Dec 28, 2018

The Rangers Battle Constant Change and Reverting to the Mean

Celtic enter the last game of 2018 with a three-point lead and a game in hand in the SPFL...

Celtic By Numbers · Dec 28, 2018
Celtic By Numbers · Dec 27, 2018

The European Gulf

Celtic qualified for the knockout stages of European competition for the second season in a row, finishing 2 points above RB Leipzig.

Celtic By Numbers · Dec 27, 2018
Celtic By Numbers · Dec 23, 2018

New Year, New Sinclair?

Sinclair was excellent yesterday against Dundee. Here’s hoping this is a long-term return to form.

Celtic By Numbers · Dec 23, 2018
Celtic By Numbers · Dec 22, 2018

In Defence of Edouard

BT Sport analyst and former Celt centre forward Chris Sutton was coruscating in his constant criticism of Edouard against FC Salzburg.

Celtic By Numbers · Dec 22, 2018
Celtic By Numbers · Dec 21, 2018

Ajer Appreciation

Ajer returned to the side after a bad facial injury and was pitched into right back against the hugely talented FC Salzburg.

Celtic By Numbers · Dec 21, 2018
Celtic By Numbers · Dec 20, 2018

The Broony 500

Captain Scott Brown reached 500 appearances for Celtic on 19th December 2018 versus Motherwell.

Celtic By Numbers · Dec 20, 2018
Celtic By Numbers · Dec 12, 2018

Celtic’s Virtues On Point To Drown The Kilmarnock Party

The recent win over Kilmarnock show cased some of the reasons this current Celtic team are so effective.

Celtic By Numbers · Dec 12, 2018
Celtic By Numbers · Dec 12, 2018

More Christie Stat Porn

The emergence of Christie as a vital and thrilling part of the first team has been a season highlight.

Celtic By Numbers · Dec 12, 2018
Celtic By Numbers · Dec 11, 2018

When 100% Completion Tells You Nothing

Good to see Neil Cameron in the Herald today using passing stats in an article on Gordon.

Celtic By Numbers · Dec 11, 2018
Celtic By Numbers · Dec 11, 2018

Celtic Speed Towards A Future Without Brown

The emergence of McGregor and Christie at the heart of midfield has undoubtedly reenergised Celtic.

Celtic By Numbers · Dec 11, 2018
Celtic By Numbers · Dec 9, 2018

Brown and McGregor: The Great Debate

There was an excellent article in The Herald using data (crumbs!) to compare McGregor and Brown in the defensive midfielder position.

Celtic By Numbers · Dec 9, 2018
Celtic By Numbers · Dec 2, 2018

The Benkovic Bind

Having nearly completed 900 minutes, it’s time to evaluate Benkovic.

Celtic By Numbers · Dec 2, 2018
Celtic By Numbers · Nov 26, 2018

Why Ntcham Matters

An article for the undervalued. But mainly Ntcham. Assists, chances and expected goals have all seeped into the mainstream on occasions and regular visitors to this site will be very familiar with those terms.

Celtic By Numbers · Nov 26, 2018
Celtic By Numbers · Nov 24, 2018

Forrest Given Time To Improve

Forrest’s form is fantastic. Hitting the heights at International football as well, the winger’s stock has never been higher.

Celtic By Numbers · Nov 24, 2018
Celtic By Numbers · Nov 23, 2018

Passing Into The Danger Zone

Danger Zone (DZ) Passes are those completed into the area most likely to yield a goal.

Celtic By Numbers · Nov 23, 2018
Celtic By Numbers · Nov 20, 2018

Hardcore Defenders

An assessment of the squad’s defensive performances so far this season.

Celtic By Numbers · Nov 20, 2018
Celtic By Numbers · Nov 19, 2018

Scoring Contribution – November 2018

Over the last day I’ve shown you actual goals and assists charts as well as Expected Goals and Assists.

Celtic By Numbers · Nov 19, 2018
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View fixtures League table

1 Celtic 33 24 5 4 71 17 54 77
2 “Rangers” 33 19 9 5 73 24 49 66
3 Kilmarnock 33 16 10 7 46 28 18 58
4 Aberdeen 33 17 7 9 52 37 15 58
5 Hibernian 33 14 10 9 49 34 15 52
6 Hearts 33 15 5 13 38 41 -3 50
7 St Johnstone 33 13 5 15 32 44 -12 44
8 Motherwell 33 13 4 16 37 47 -10 43
9 Livingston 33 11 9 13 35 33 2 42
10 Hamilton Academical 33 7 4 22 21 69 -48 25
11 St Mirren 33 5 6 22 24 61 -37 21
12 Dundee 33 4 6 23 25 68 -43 18

Last match

Celtic 3-0 Aberdeen Celtic FC Celtic 3-0 Aberdeen at Hampden Park in Glasgow in the Scottish Cup. 2019-04-14T14:00:00+00:00 2019-04-14T15:45:00+00:00

Scottish Cup
14:00 14 April 2019

Next match

Hibs v Celtic Celtic FC Hibs v Celtic at Easter Road in Edinburgh in the Scottish Premiership. 2019-04-21T12:30:00+00:00 2019-04-21T14:15:00+00:00

Scottish Premiership
12:30 21 April 2019