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Bobby Evans Interview

A good friend of this site, Roddy Stewart, recently discovered some old Celtic interviews on cassette that he had done in the late 1980’s.

At The Crossroads

By Critical Bill After every bad defeat, there inevitably comes a time of navel gazing and soul searching.

Celtic Underground · Dec 15, 2018

Memories of Christmas 1978

Firstly, a bit of friendly advice. The twitter account Tweet Celtic ‘78-79 (@_Tweet_Celtic_ ) is highly recommended for those who may remember the 1978/79 football season.

Celtic Underground · Dec 15, 2018
Celtic Underground · Dec 3, 2018

A League Cup Love In

It’s not so long ago that the League Cup (or any of its pseudonyms such as the Skol Cup, Coca Cola Cup, CIS Cup or the Bet Fred Cup) was seen as Celtic’s bogey tournament...

Celtic Underground · Dec 3, 2018
Celtic Underground · Nov 27, 2018

And Then There Were Two

Hearts’ early surge to the top of the table brought hope to neutrals that there would be actually be a league race in Scotland this season involving a team outside Glasgow’s big two...

Celtic Underground · Nov 27, 2018
Celtic Underground · Nov 20, 2018

A Commonwealth Games Effect Every 9 Months

Regular readers of this site and listeners to the podcast will know that I have banged on for some time about the economic impact and value of football and specifically Celtic to the Glasgow and wider Scottish economy...

Celtic Underground · Nov 20, 2018
Celtic Underground · Nov 11, 2018

Indian Summers – Dion Dublin

When Gordon Strachan took over as Celtic manager in the summer 0f 2005, there was no doubt that he would stamp his authority over team matters by getting rid of some of Martin O’Neill’s old guard...

Celtic Underground · Nov 11, 2018
Celtic Underground · Oct 27, 2018

Indian Summers – Pat Stanton

It’s hard to convey to a younger generation that, for 13 years, Hibernian retained of the best footballers in the UK.

Celtic Underground · Oct 27, 2018
Celtic Underground · Oct 21, 2018

Indian Summer – Alan Rough

Pat Bonner represented Ireland with great distinction during the 1988 European Championships in West Germany.

Celtic Underground · Oct 21, 2018
Celtic Underground · Oct 6, 2018

Indian Summers – John Hughes

In the summer of 1995, Celtic manager Tommy Burns was in the market for a centre half.

Celtic Underground · Oct 6, 2018
Celtic Underground · Oct 5, 2018

Fed Up With This Movie Franchise

I’ve seen last night’s movie before. Like one of those Hollywood franchises that gets milked to death, where they have different characters and different locations but the core elements of the story repeat Celtic keep turning up in foreign cities and put in the same basic performance...

Celtic Underground · Oct 5, 2018
Celtic Underground · Sep 28, 2018

Indian Summers – Tosh Mckinlay

Tommy Burns was not long in the Celtic manager’s chair in 1994 when he signed Tosh McKinlay from Hearts for a bargain £350,000 transfer fee...

Celtic Underground · Sep 28, 2018
Celtic Underground · Sep 24, 2018

Jim Brogan Tribute

The sad news reached us today of the passing of that stalwart Celt, Jim Brogan, aged 73.

Celtic Underground · Sep 24, 2018
Celtic Underground · Sep 22, 2018

Indian Summers – Ronnie Simpson

When Ronnie Simpson arrived at Easter Road one morning in October 1964 he had no idea what awaited him and how it would change his life.

Celtic Underground · Sep 22, 2018
Celtic Underground · Sep 15, 2018

Indian Summers – Billy Stark

I well remember one afternoon in the summer of 1987 shortly after Billy McNeill had taken over from David Hay as Celtic manager.

Celtic Underground · Sep 15, 2018
Celtic Underground · Sep 8, 2018

Indian Summers – Lubo Moravcik

This is the first in a short series of articles which puts the focus on players who joined Celtic late in their careers when their best days were reckoned to be over but who gave tremendous service to the club.

Celtic Underground · Sep 8, 2018
Celtic Underground · Sep 4, 2018

Our Summers of Discontent

From May’s Feelgood to September’s FA by Critical Bill It was George Santayana who said “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”...

Celtic Underground · Sep 4, 2018
Celtic Underground · Sep 3, 2018

Petrov on Cancer, Charity And Derby Wins

This week we once again won a Glasgow Derby playing the opposition off the park it never gets boring, so on the podcast we have the postgame chat from Brendan, Broony, Gerrard and a Rangers player, we also have music from Daniel Boone and Public Enemy – Don’t Believe The Hype AND we have the opinion...

Celtic Underground · Sep 3, 2018
Celtic Underground · Sep 3, 2018

Smashing The Window Hype

By Lachie Mor ‘Any version of windows (sic) is going to have lots of great new things that people use and things that are tough’ Bill Gates At another time, in a different climate I wrote about my love for the close season...

Celtic Underground · Sep 3, 2018
Celtic Underground · Sep 2, 2018

Not The View Of A Game Against Them

The new season is upon us and the 13th season of the Celtic Underground podcast is also here...

Celtic Underground · Sep 2, 2018
Celtic Underground · Aug 26, 2018

Suduva Memories From 2002

This week Suduva will travel all the way from Lithuania to Parkhead for the second time in European competition.

Celtic Underground · Aug 26, 2018
Celtic Underground · Aug 15, 2018

A Case of Celtic Deja Vu

The summer of 1988 looked so promising for Celtic. The highly memorable centenary double season had just passed and the fans had appreciated watching an exciting new team...

Celtic Underground · Aug 15, 2018
Celtic Underground · Aug 6, 2018

Boyata Unlikely To Feature Against AEK

Brendan Rodgers has confirmed that Dedryck Boyata is unlikely to feature against AEK Athens in the forthcoming Champions League ties, making it likely that we will see a return to a 4/3 of Lustig, Ajer and Jozo with KT switching in as a left back/left wingback depending upon the game situation...

Celtic Underground · Aug 6, 2018
Celtic Underground · Aug 5, 2018

Brendan Confirms Arzani Deal Is Imminent

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers has confirmed that the club will this week complete the signing of the rising star of Australian football, Daniel Arzani...

Celtic Underground · Aug 5, 2018
Celtic Underground · Aug 5, 2018

Podcast Xtra – All The Post Livi Chat

This week saw the return of domestic competitive football and Celtic hosted Livingston on Flag Day...

Celtic Underground · Aug 5, 2018
Celtic Underground · Aug 2, 2018

A Greek Tragedy

Celtic face Greek opposition next week in the shape of AEK Athens.

Celtic Underground · Aug 2, 2018
Celtic Underground · Aug 2, 2018

A Greek Tragedy

Celtic face Greek opposition next week in the shape of AEK Athens.

Celtic Underground · Aug 2, 2018
Celtic Underground · Jul 29, 2018

In Appreciation of Danny Mcgrain

On Saturday Danny McGrain will unfurl the SPFL league flag at Parkhead and he has been a hugely popular choice since it was announced in the last week or so.

Celtic Underground · Jul 29, 2018
Celtic Underground · Jul 21, 2018

The Rosenborg Files

On Wednesday Celtic take on Rosenborg of Trondheim in a first leg Champions League qualifier at Celtic Park...

Celtic Underground · Jul 21, 2018
Celtic Underground · Jul 20, 2018

Jock Stein’s Departure – 40 Years On

In the summer of 1978 Jock Stein departed from Parkhead after spending over 13 years as Celtic manager and the manner of his departure still leaves a bad taste even after all these years.

Celtic Underground · Jul 20, 2018
Celtic Underground · Jul 15, 2018

Davie McParland

Davie McParland’s sad passing was announced yesterday.

Celtic Underground · Jul 15, 2018
Celtic Underground · Jul 12, 2018

Ten Things We’ll Discover in the New Season

The season is upon us and many things will be decided in the new campaign.

Celtic Underground · Jul 12, 2018
Celtic Underground · Jul 8, 2018

The Celt – a Sad Farewell

In the summer of 1983 a new underground Celtic supporters’ publication was born.

Celtic Underground · Jul 8, 2018
Celtic Underground · Jun 30, 2018

Complacency is the Fear

I well remember the summer of 1997 and the feelings of trepidation I had back then.

Celtic Underground · Jun 30, 2018
Celtic Underground · Jun 18, 2018

My Ten Favourite Celtic Games

This site is fairly quiet now that we are in the close season so I thought it would be an ideal time to recall some old Celtic games from the past.

Celtic Underground · Jun 18, 2018
Celtic Underground · Jun 17, 2018

The World Famous CU Top 10 – VOTING BEGINS

The players are back in training tomorrow for the start of the new campaign and the big questions everyone is wondering about are; Will we once again hold off the challenge from Scotland’s second best side Aberdeen?

Celtic Underground · Jun 17, 2018
Celtic Underground · Jun 7, 2018

The 2017-18 End of Season Review

The season is over but the talking never stops and of course how can we not stop talking about a double treble season?

Celtic Underground · Jun 7, 2018
Celtic Underground · May 27, 2018

The Ten Best Moments of the Season

JAMES FORREST WINNER IN ROSENBORG July and August are always difficult months when Celtic are required to negotiate tricky European qualifiers.

Celtic Underground · May 27, 2018
Celtic Underground · May 26, 2018

Let’s Go the Whole Hog and Ban Away Fans Entirely

Much has been written over the years over what was once referred to as the ‘O** F***’ game...

Celtic Underground · May 26, 2018
Celtic Underground · May 25, 2018

Chatting With Peter Lawwell

This week we are joined by the Celtic CEO. Yes big Pedro himself sat down on the joint CU & ByTheMin Couch to discuss...

Celtic Underground · May 25, 2018
Celtic Underground · May 22, 2018

Double Treble Goals and Party

What a day Saturday was. To quote Michael Buffer, “the thousands in attendance and the millions watching around the world” saw history being...

Celtic Underground · May 22, 2018
Celtic Underground · May 20, 2018

Car Parking Around Celtic Park – Urgent Update

Back In January I wrote the following article on this very website: A PROBLEM ON THE HORIZON Unlike most of the twaddle I write...

Celtic Underground · May 20, 2018
Celtic Underground · May 19, 2018

Foundation Perfect Day

Saturday past saw the annual Celtic FC Foundation badge day which raises funds for Britain’s most successful football club charity...

Celtic Underground · May 19, 2018
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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

View fixtures League table

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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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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17:15 19 January 2019