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‘It’s a great club and the fans are incredible,’ Two Goal, Man of the Match Bayo

HE scored two, reckons he should have had three but bitter Craig Levein, backed by the pundits on Sportscene last night reckoned he’d scored none.

Sandman’s Definitive Ratings – Celtic v Cousins

SANDMAN’S DEFINITIVE RATINGS: CELTIC V COUSINS 3-1 25/08/19 “It’s not just the Rangers, you know.

Bitter Goal Thief Levein Claims Bayo didn’t score today – both OGs according to Hearts Boss

NEIL LENNON reckons that debut striker Bayo has every reason to be delighted after netting twice against Hearts after making his starting debut for Celtic eight months after arriving at the club...

Celtic 3 Hearts 1 – Bayo’s Beautiful Sunday

BAYO made his full debut for Celtic in the Parkhead sunshine and turned in a performance that was just too hot for Hearts to handle.

The Celtic Star · Aug 25

Fraser Forster and Bayo both start

Returning hero Fraser Forster is in goals this afternoon for the Scottish Premiership match against Hearts...

The Celtic Star · Aug 25
The Celtic Star · Aug 25

UEFA stamp on the ‘Racist and Sectarian’ Rangers support – The politics of the Celtic Songbook

Now that the Rangers are finally seeing some censure for their vile output there is increased speculation that every effort of their allies will be focused on ‘Whataboutery’ in the hope of damaging Celtic.

The Celtic Star · Aug 25
The Celtic Star · Aug 24

Taylor or Meling? Wanyama? ‘Greg Taylor to Celtic from Kilmarnock should be done next week,’ says sports writer

THE GREG TAYLOR rumour continues to grow. The Scotland international left back was left out of today’s squad for the goals draw against Aberdeen amid increased speculation that his transfer to Celtic was imminent...

The Celtic Star · Aug 24
The Celtic Star · Aug 24

Dunfermline’s Songbook, The Boyd Agenda, Lennon latest dig at Celtic support, ‘Racist and Sectarian’ Ibrox

NEIL LENNON has, somewhat annoyingly, continued with his ‘It’s All the Fans Fault’ theme in his cosy chats with the Scottish mainstream media.

The Celtic Star · Aug 24
The Celtic Star · Aug 23

Willie Maley v Jimmy McGrory. If you know the history – Celtic at birth, 50 & 100: Part 11 – August 1938

If you know the history – Celtic at birth, 50 & 100: Part 11 – August 1938 Exactly fifty years after 20-year-old wing-half William Patrick Maley starred in the inaugural Celtic side who competed in our first tournament, the Glasgow International Exhibition Cup of 1888, the by-now elderly manager led his side into what would...

The Celtic Star · Aug 23
The Celtic Star · Aug 23

‘The Goals at Celtic Park have just become smaller – The Green Giant is Home!’

LE GRAN MURALLA is back at Celtic after signing on a season long loan from Southampton where he had dropped down to third choice goalie after recovering his long term knee injury...

The Celtic Star · Aug 23
The Celtic Star · Aug 23

Tangled up in Blue – Stephen O’Donnell on how Rangers lost track of their Foundation Date

BELOW is an exclusive edited extract from Tangled up in Blue; The Rise and Fall of Rangers FC’ by Stephen O’Donnell, which was published this week and is available on Amazon and at selected Waterstones Bookstores...

The Celtic Star · Aug 23
The Celtic Star · Aug 23

Edouard’s Remarkable Celtic stats, ‘There’s no limit for him,’ says Jullien

CHRISTOPHER JULLIEN had just put in his best yet performance in a Celtic jersey, against AIK Stockholm, but was happier talking about one of his teammates, and the one he has known the longest, fellow Frenchman Odsonne Edouard...

The Celtic Star · Aug 23
The Celtic Star · Aug 23

A Sort of Homecoming -Celtic fans welcome back ‘La Grand Muralla’

CELTIC announced the signing of Fraser Forster from Southampton on loan until the end of the season, on social media during the first half of last night’s game against AIK Stockholm then dimmed the floodlights to add a little theatre to the formal re-introduction as the big Englishman stood in the centre-spot as the spotlights...

The Celtic Star · Aug 23
The Celtic Star · Aug 23

Sandman’s Definitive Ratings – Celtic v IKEA’s flat-packed back four

SANDMAN’S DEFINITIVE RATINGS: CELTIC v IKEA Europa League (you know – the one nobody wants to be in ) Play-Off 1st Leg “MFI will never die, ya Swedish multi-national conglomerate bams!

The Celtic Star · Aug 23
The Celtic Star · Aug 22

I Wanna Praise Edouard – ‘Odsonne is playing brilliantly. He’s leading the line superbly,’ Lenny

NEIL LENNON was delighted with both the performance and the result as second half goals from James Forrest and Odsonne Edouard gave Celtic a two nil win over AIK to take to Stockholm next Thursday.

The Celtic Star · Aug 22
The Celtic Star · Aug 22

Celtic In Driving Seat after two nil win over AIK

CELTIC produced a competent Europa League performance against AIK, securing a 2-0 win in the first leg of the Play-off round.

The Celtic Star · Aug 22
The Celtic Star · Aug 22

Celtic team to play AIK, ‘why was that not the line-up last week?’

NEIL Lennon has obviously learnt one or two harsh lessons from last week’s team selection against Cluj which resulted in a costly shock Champions League exit...

The Celtic Star · Aug 22
The Celtic Star · Aug 22

Gumny to Celtic for £5.8m? Encouraging news Breaking in Poland

TRANSLATED from Polish by Google this tweet reads something like this £5.8 million for Lech and Robert Gumny’s five-year contract, apparently agreement reached with Celtic!

The Celtic Star · Aug 22
The Celtic Star · Aug 22

No Wanyama Return as Club Bruges move to sign former Celtic Star

NEIL LENNON may have decided to bring Fraser Forster back to Celtic but one of his other stars from Celtic’s famous 2-1 victory over Barcelona in 2012 will not be returning the the club...

The Celtic Star · Aug 22
The Celtic Star · Aug 22

‘La Grand Muralla’ – Deal agreed to bring Fraser Forster back home to Celtic

CELTIC have agreed a deal with Southampton to bring Fraser Forster back to the club five years after he was sold to the English Premier league side.

The Celtic Star · Aug 22
The Celtic Star · Aug 22

Players BLAMED, Fans BLAMED but ‘the abuse Peter Lawwell gets is very unfair,’ says Lennon

NEIL LENNON yesterday jumped to the defence of the man who brought him back to Celtic on a temporary basis at the end of February, after Brendan Rodgers walked out on the club, then appointed him as the permanent Celtic manager in the shower-room at Hampden after the Scottish Cup Final against Hearts on 25...

The Celtic Star · Aug 22
The Celtic Star · Aug 21

If you know the history – Celtic at birth, August 1888

If you know the history – Celtic at birth, 50 & 100: Part 10 – August 1888 August 1888 was by far the busiest month in the short story to date of the fledgling football club in Glasgow’s east end, with no fewer than nine games to be played, including six scheduled by their 20-year-old...

The Celtic Star · Aug 21
The Celtic Star · Aug 21

‘Absolute Soap Opera,’ Fans React to Lennon’s Elhamed Injury News

CELTIC’s summer of discontent today got worse with Neil Lennon breaking the bad news that Hatem Abd Elhamed is a major injury doubt for tomorrow night’s Europa League qualifier against AIK Stockholm at Celtic Park...

The Celtic Star · Aug 21
The Celtic Star · Aug 21

Massive Backlash to Celtic’s ‘Plan Ahead’ Message to Supporters

CELTIC’s tweet this morning simply said ‘Plan Ahead’ as the club’s Events Department looked to drum up some business for their Festive Period programmes...

The Celtic Star · Aug 21
The Celtic Star · Aug 21

Celtic finally confirm latest signing Jonathan Afolabi

CELTIC have this morning finally confirmed that the club has signed Jonathan Afolabi on a three-year deal.

The Celtic Star · Aug 21
The Celtic Star · Aug 21

Celtic’s Meling Move? Rosenborg’s Champions League Play-off against Dinamo Zagreb, a Crucial Factor

BIRGER Meling’s agent has been speaking about the possibility of the left back leaving Rosenborg in this transfer window but reckons that the Norwegian Champions involvement in the Champions League could have a bearing on whether his client stays or moves...

The Celtic Star · Aug 21
The Celtic Star · Aug 21

‘I took so much criticism when I was at Celtic,’ Moaning Heid

GARY CALDWELL will return to Celtic Park on Wednesday 25 September when he brings his Partick Thistle side across the city for the League Cup Quarter Final tie...

The Celtic Star · Aug 21
The Celtic Star · Aug 20

‘That makes me smile,’ says Celtic Star, Cluj lose at home to Slavia Prague

ODSONNE EDOUARD loves the new Celtic chant in his honour yet admits he’s not usually a big fan of the Stone Roses!

The Celtic Star · Aug 20
The Celtic Star · Aug 20

Celtic Crazy Season, from the 4-2 Game to the Scottish Cup Final Riot – Matt Corr

The close-season of 1979 was a great time to be a Tim, as we basked in the glory of the 4-2 game, the night when Ten Men Won the League...

The Celtic Star · Aug 20
The Celtic Star · Aug 20

Plastic pitches, no reserve league, no wonder we’re losing top talent like Liam Morrison

JUST a few weeks after selling Kieran Tierney to Arsenal, Celtic have now lost out on ‘the next best thing’ to come through the Academy with the news this week that 16 year old Liam Morrison has decided to take up the opportunity to sign for Bayern Munich rather than remain at Celtic...

The Celtic Star · Aug 20
The Celtic Star · Aug 20

Over a decade of Industrial Scale Cheating – SFA fine £250k, Tom Boyd’s remarks, SFA fine £100k

THE SFA action against Tom Boyd has taken another, even more sinister twist, with the indiction now being that it will be Celtic that will be charged and the club could end up being fined up to £100,000 for the truthful and accurate comments made by the former Celtic Captain on Celtic TV on Saturday...

The Celtic Star · Aug 20
The Celtic Star · Aug 19

Celtic ‘Astonished’ by SFA action after Media’s Tom Boyd Witch-Hunt

“CELTIC have issued a statement saying they would be ‘astonished’ of the Tom Boyd matter was progressed,” Sportscene Presenter Jonathan Sutherland has tweeted, adding “If it is, they say they will ‘respond robustly’ and the BBC man promises “more tonight on BBC Sportsound”...

The Celtic Star · Aug 19
The Celtic Star · Aug 19

£52? Incredible! The Most Expensive Ticket Price in Scottish Football History

AROUND 800 Celtic supporters will pay an incredible £52 for their ticket to see Celtic play the Rangers at Ibrox in two weeks time.

The Celtic Star · Aug 19
The Celtic Star · Aug 19

Peter Lawwell, frustrated managers and what’s really happening at Celtic

EXACTLY one year ago to the day we published this article on The Celtic Star, written by one of our esteemed contributors...

The Celtic Star · Aug 19
The Celtic Star · Aug 19

Apparently ‘Europe is Massive,’ says Celtic Star – Meling, Afolabi and Dembele

MIKEY JOHNSTON hopes to go some way to bringing the Celtic support back onside after the terrible defeat to Cluj last Tuesday ended the Champions League dreams for another season...

The Celtic Star · Aug 19
The Celtic Star · Aug 18

‘If we want good men rather than yes men then Lawwell has to make way,’ Niall J

FOLLOWING on from the Green Brigade vow of silence and their unfurling of a banner strongly criticising the gamble the Celtic board are taking with the quest for ten titles, we’ve had a hard hitting article today from The Celtic Star Editor – Ibrox Looms – The Celtic Defence and Peter Lawwell’s Crucial Two Weeks...

The Celtic Star · Aug 18
The Celtic Star · Aug 18

League Cup Quarter Final Draw – Celtic v Partick Thistle

CELTIC have been drawn at home against Partick Thistle who knocked out Premiership side Ross County yesterday.

The Celtic Star · Aug 18
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90 Minute Cynic · Aug 20

TMT#187 – Murder Was The Case

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Hail Hail Media #1 We’re back! Brilliant Bayo sends warning to the Shame

Bayo, Jullien, Boli improves, Fraser is back, James on the left, Wanyama chat, AIK and of course the game at Mordor...

View fixtures League table

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1 Celtic 3 3 0 0 15 3 12 9
2 “Rangers” 3 3 0 0 9 2 7 9
3 Livingston 3 1 2 0 6 3 3 5
4 Ross County 3 1 1 1 4 4 0 4
5 Aberdeen 3 1 1 1 3 3 0 4
6 Motherwell 3 1 1 1 5 6 -1 4
7 Hibernian 3 1 1 1 4 8 -4 4
8 St Mirren 3 1 0 2 1 2 -1 3
9 Hamilton Academical 3 1 0 2 3 6 -3 3
10 St Johnstone 3 0 2 1 4 11 -7 2
11 Hearts 3 0 1 2 3 6 -3 1
12 Kilmarnock 3 0 1 2 1 4 -3 1

Last match

Celtic 3-1 Hearts Celtic FC Celtic 3-1 Hearts at Celtic Park in Glasgow in the Scottish Premiership. 2019-08-25T15:00:00+01:00 2019-08-25T16:45:00+01:00
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Celtic
 
Hearts

Scottish Premiership
15:00 25 August 2019

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AIK v Celtic Celtic FC AIK v Celtic at Friends Arena in Stockholm, Sweden in the UEFA Europa League. 2019-08-29T18:00:00+00:00 2019-08-29T19:45:00+00:00
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AIK
 
Celtic

UEFA Europa League
18:00 29 August 2019