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The Celtic Star · 1h Hot!

Celtic Team News: Burke starts up top, Ralston and Izzy play

EARLY Celtic team news for today’s match against Airdrie we’ve given you a heads up for some previous games and have only ever got one player wrong (Bain played at St Johnstone rather than Gordon), so hopefully this is the correct team for today’s Scottish Cup match...

‘Fit, strong and sharp in training,’ Johnston is ready for Airdrie

MIKEY JOHNSTON is featured on today Match Day Programme for the Scottish Cup tie against Airdrie which signals the end of the winter break.

18 year old Tim’s debut, 18 year old Jack’s loan move

CELTIC’s youngest ever goalscorer Jack Aitchison yesterday joined Alloa Athletic on loan until the end of the season.

The Celtic Star · 3h Hot!

VAR, Janefield St Crush, Celtic’s ‘Surprised’ Statement and Resolution 12

CALLUM McGREGOR’S goal at Ibrox on 29 December was flagged as offside and although it was very tight, it was clearly the correct decision – a good call from the Assistant Referee to some and to others his flag was always going up anyway...

Jim Craig – Jimmy Quinn, a new Celtic star had arrived

The years around the turn of the 19th/20th centuries were ones of transition for Celtic Football Club.

The Celtic Star · Jan 18

Celtic and The 39 Steps to Hampden

CALLUM McGREGOR has been speaking about tomorrow’s resumption of action after the winter shutdown.

The Celtic Star · Jan 18
The Celtic Star · Jan 18

Revealed: Celtic’s Place in Europe’s Top 10 Elite

CELTIC are one of the top ten supported clubs in European football according to a new UEFA report which is out today...

The Celtic Star · Jan 18
The Celtic Star · Jan 18

The Troubles? ‘Swings and roundabouts’, as Clarke labels DUP ‘Sectarian Protestant Party in Ireland’

VETERAN politician Ken Clarke has hit the nail on the head when it comes to the loathsome DUP, attacking the Prime Minister Theresa May this morning for continually pandering to the 10 loyalist MPs from “Ireland”...

The Celtic Star · Jan 18
The Celtic Star · Jan 18

No to McTominay and still Nothing New on Broony or Lustig deals

WE’VE had so called signing targets in the back of taxis on the way to Parkhead while the club officials were busy ‘locked in talks’ down at Old Trafford and of course the speculation about whether Ya Ya has spoken to Brendan yet about a move to Celtic The guy in the taxi was on...

The Celtic Star · Jan 18
The Celtic Star · Jan 18

No to McKenna, No to Ya Ya, Brendan Knows the Score with Agents

BRENDAN RODGERS has explained the reason why Celtic will NOT be signing any central defenders in this transfer window.

The Celtic Star · Jan 18
The Celtic Star · Jan 18

Funny Hand Shakes after Perth Summit: Video Advantage to Rangers (VAR) and Full-Time Referees (FTR)

THE SCOTTISH FA’S summit meeting in Perth last night, attended by the senior referees and ten Scottish Premiership managers including Brendan Rodgers, reached agreement on the desire to introduce video assistant referee (VAR) technology into the Scottish game...

The Celtic Star · Jan 18
The Celtic Star · Jan 17

The Valencia file (Part 1) – Celtic’s European adventure begins

The close-season of 1962 provided some much-needed hope and promise for the long-suffering supporters of Celtic...

The Celtic Star · Jan 17
The Celtic Star · Jan 17

Tough times for the Tabloids, 15% circulation drop for Record, Mail and Post

THE first set of newspaper circulation figures to be released this year are out today, relating to newspaper sales in December 2018.

The Celtic Star · Jan 17
The Celtic Star · Jan 17

Scott Allan’s Pre-Contract with Hibs presents Celtic with this Opportunity

NEIL LENNON was delighted to have captured Scott Allan’s signature this afternoon on a pre-contract agreement and the Hibs manager will now speak to his counter-part at Celtic to see if a deal can be arranged to let the midfielder make the move to Easter Road in this window...

The Celtic Star · Jan 17
The Celtic Star · Jan 17

Why Scott Allan’s time at Celtic is over

FORGOTTEN midfielder Scott Allan will lead the exodus of squad players leaving Celtic this month.

The Celtic Star · Jan 17
The Celtic Star · Jan 17

‘I’m Surprised,’ replied a young Peter Lawwell: Rangers 3 Celtic 1, January 1978

John Greig takes a place in the record books by creating the longest period of time between his first league goal in the fixture and his last...

The Celtic Star · Jan 17
The Celtic Star · Jan 17

Brendan’s update on today’s Summit, transfers and Kieran Tierney’s injury

BRENDAN RODGERS held his press conference this afternoon ahead of the Scottish Cup tie with Airdrie on Saturday at Celtic Park.

The Celtic Star · Jan 17
The Celtic Star · Jan 17

Kieran Tierney in Europa League Fitness Race

KIERAN TIERNEY will be ruled out for games against Airdrie in the Scottish Cup on Saturday and St Mirren in the league next Wednesday and is likely to miss the remaining league matches in January...

The Celtic Star · Jan 17
The Celtic Star · Jan 17

Jim Craig – Charlie Shaw’s 436th and final Celtic appearance

Goalkeeper Charlie Shaw was by no means a big goalkeeper in terms of size – at 5’6” and 12 stone – but what a huge figure he was as regards achievement...

The Celtic Star · Jan 17
The Celtic Star · Jan 16

Ibrox? ‘Bittersweet – you make saves and it doesn’t equate to points,’ Craig Gordon

CRAIG GORDON reckons that Celtic are rested, refreshed and ready to get on with the second part of the season, starting late on Saturday afternoon against Airdrie in the Scottish Cup...

The Celtic Star · Jan 16
The Celtic Star · Jan 16

Socceroos Star Rogic set to miss the next Five Celtic matches

CELTIC will be denied the services of Tom Rogic for the first three or four games after the Winter Break after the midfielder scored a dramatic 93rd minute winner for Australia against Syria yesterday in the Asian Cup...

The Celtic Star · Jan 16
The Celtic Star · Jan 16

Celtic coach’s inside track on Vakoun Issouf Bayo

CELTIC coach John Kennedy met new signing Vakoun Issouf Bayo when he arrived in Dubai at the end of last week.

The Celtic Star · Jan 16
The Celtic Star · Jan 16

‘We are used to not listening to outside voices,’ Celtic Star

RYAN CHRISTIE has every reason to look forward to football getting underway in 2019 this weekend...

The Celtic Star · Jan 16
The Celtic Star · Jan 16

‘I was lucky enough to captain Celtic and I’m delighted to be back,’ Stephen McManus

NEW Under 18s coach, the former Celtic captain Stephen McManus, yesterday spoke of his delight at being back at the club and about his ambitions and targets for his new job...

The Celtic Star · Jan 16
The Celtic Star · Jan 16

‘Morelos is good but he’s missed big chances against Celtic,’ Big Pierre

ALFREDO MORELOS will be dreading the introduction of VAR to the Scottish game, the former Celtic striker Pierre van Hooijdonk claimed yesterday.

The Celtic Star · Jan 16
The Celtic Star · Jan 15

Tom Rogic’s dramatic 93rd minute winner for Australia

TOM ROGIC has scored a dramatic last minute goal to give Australia a 3-2 in over Syria in the Asian Cup.The Celtic star’s goal takes the Aussies through to the round of 16...

The Celtic Star · Jan 15
The Celtic Star · Jan 15

BBC man, English destroyed for his Ntcham dig, remember VVD, Tom?

TOM ENGLISH likes to be controversial on all sporting subjects except when it comes to upsetting the Rangers supporters.

The Celtic Star · Jan 15
The Celtic Star · Jan 15

Video: Bayo’s emotional farewell

AS we reported yesterday Celtic bound striker Vakoun Issouf Bayo was meeting the fans of his former club FC DAC to say his farewells and the supporters certainly came out in their numbers to say their goodbyes and with the striker all the very best for his time at Celtic...

The Celtic Star · Jan 15
The Celtic Star · Jan 15

‘Things might be a bit tighter, but we’re in a very strong position,’ Celtic coach

JOHN KENNEDY has been speaking to the Celtic View and the Celtic coach has declared himself to be reasonably pleased with how the season has gone so far and relishing the challenge that has emerged, confident that Celtic will pull away in the weeks ahead...

The Celtic Star · Jan 15
The Celtic Star · Jan 15

Scottish football? Where ‘striking an opponent with excessive force’ is not a problem

CELTIC striker Vakoun Issouf Bayo has avoided serving a two match suspension that would have otherwise followed him to Scotland, by paying a fine of €1000 to the Slovakian FA...

The Celtic Star · Jan 15
The Celtic Star · Jan 15

Jim Craig – McGrory scored 49 goals that season

The season of 1926-27 was a tough one for Celtic. They had won the First Division title the year before and, as a result, were targeted by the other sides, all of them desperate to do well against the Champions...

The Celtic Star · Jan 15
The Celtic Star · Jan 14

Yaya? ‘Over to You, Celtic FC’, Kolo? ‘He’s great with players,’ Rodgers

THE YAYA TOURE rumour simply will not go away. Celtic ‘sources’ are telling some media, apparently, that there is no interest in the former Manchester City star who is a free agent at the moment...

The Celtic Star · Jan 14
The Celtic Star · Jan 14

Boyata Latest, Ntcham’s away, if the price is right

DEDRYCK BOYATA is to remain at Celtic until the end of the season, according to his manager Brendan Rodgers who has confirmed that the club will NOT sell him in this window...

The Celtic Star · Jan 14
The Celtic Star · Jan 14

‘Both are real high-calibre individuals,’ Brendan on new recruits

CELTIC this afternoon announced the appointments of Damien Duff as Reserve Team Coach and former captain Stephen McManus as Under-18s’ Coach.

The Celtic Star · Jan 14
The Celtic Star · Jan 14

‘He meant to kick me rather than the ball,’ Celtic Star on Defoe’s bone breaking challenge

CRAIG GORDON yesterday recalled the nasty challenge on him by new Ibrox loan signing Jermain Defoe which left the big goalkeeper with a broken arm.

The Celtic Star · Jan 14
The Celtic Star · Jan 14

‘Wild Rumours’ as Glasgow bound Bayo says his farewells and thanks ‘Persistent Support’

CELTIC’S new strike Vakoun Issouf Bayo will today meet supporters of his former club DAC to say his goodbyes, pose for photographs with the fans and sign autographs, his former club has revealed.

The Celtic Star · Jan 14
The Celtic Star · Jan 14

‘Celtic can make Weah a more complete player,’ Neymar

NEYMAR has been talking about Timothy Weah’s loan move to Celtic and the Brazilian superstar reckons that the Scottish Champions is a perfect place for the USA striker to get valuable match day experience...

The Celtic Star · Jan 14
The Celtic Star · Jan 14

‘I want to stay at Celtic’ admits World Cup star

MIKAEL LUSTIG is still waiting to hear if Celtic want to take up their one year extension that is written into his current contract.

The Celtic Star · Jan 14
The Celtic Star · Jan 14

Jim Craig – A good afternoon for Celtic, as they won 9-0

The Celtic side which took to the field at Parkhead on this day in 1928 to face Dunfermline in a league match had one unusual name in the left-half position...

The Celtic Star · Jan 14
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ByTheMinCeltic Podcast #126

A special mid-season podcast. Remy McSwain and Lawrence Donegan joined by Paul Thomson to answer listeners’ questions.

90 Minute Cynic · Jan 15

The One With The Transfer Committee

Welcome to the 90 Minute Cynic Podcast (@90minutecynic) with host Chris Gallagher joined by a panel of Chris Boud, Louis McCaffrey and Christian Wulff. We chat about a lot of different things in this episode and touch on: ✍️Stephen McManus 🇫🇷 Ntcham 🐏 McKenna 🗒️Transfer Committee Experience The Transfer Committee Paperwork link is available via Twitter and on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter: @90MinuteCynic Facebook.com/90minutecynic...

90 Minute Cynic · Jan 15
Half Hour Hoops · Jan 15

HHH #55 Half Term Report Part 2

Peter and Stephen are back with a bumper episode. We go thru the players and ask who deserves pass marks or who needs to leave as we rebuild the squad.

Half Hour Hoops · Jan 15

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TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1 Celtic 20 13 3 4 46 14 32 42
2 “Rangers” 21 12 6 3 43 16 27 42
3 Kilmarnock 21 12 5 4 32 20 12 41
4 Aberdeen 21 12 3 6 34 24 10 39
5 Hearts 21 11 3 7 26 26 0 36
6 St Johnstone 20 10 4 6 25 24 1 34
7 Livingston 21 8 6 7 26 19 7 30
8 Hibernian 21 7 8 6 30 22 8 29
9 Motherwell 21 6 3 12 20 33 -13 21
10 Hamilton Academical 21 4 2 15 14 43 -29 14
11 St Mirren 21 3 3 15 15 39 -24 12
12 Dundee 21 2 4 15 15 46 -31 10

Last match

“Rangers” 1-0 Celtic Celtic FC “Rangers” 1-0 Celtic at Ibrox Stadium in Glasgow in the Scottish Premiership. 2018-12-29T12:30:00+00:00 2018-12-29T14:15:00+00:00
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Celtic

Scottish Premiership
12:30 29 December 2018

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Celtic v Airdrie Celtic FC Celtic v Airdrie at Celtic Park in Glasgow in the Scottish Cup. 2019-01-19T17:15:00+00:00 2019-01-19T19:00:00+00:00
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Airdrie

Scottish Cup
17:15 19 January 2019