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Where to From Here?

The season resumes on Saturday with a visit to Firhill in the Scottish Cup.

Celtic Squad Mid Season Report Card

Now that the season is at the half way stage let’s take a look in detail at the performances of the players since the campaign started in July.

Half season Report Card

We’re still in the limbo-land of the winter break and whilst the players are training in the hotbed of the birth of World Ward III we here at CU Towers thought there needed to be a half year report card for the hoops...

Celtic Underground · Dec 9, 2019

Oh My Days

What a game and what a week. We have had the over dramatic descriptions of how well they played and how on another day blah, Blah BLAH the scores on the doors is Celtic 1 – 0 Rangers.

Celtic Underground · Dec 9, 2019
Celtic Underground · Dec 9, 2019

League Cup Final 2019 – Highlights and Post Game

What a game! We have had the over dramatic descriptions of how well they played and how on another day blah, Blah BLAH the scores on the doors is Celtic 1 – 0 Rangers.

Celtic Underground · Dec 9, 2019
Celtic Underground · Dec 6, 2019

A Wet Day in Advent in 1982

Celtic and Rangers (Oldco) have actually met in one previous League Cup final in the month of December and that happened in 1982.

Celtic Underground · Dec 6, 2019
Celtic Underground · Dec 2, 2019

Ryan’s World

The world’s longest running football fans podcast is back with a same day match review following our 4-1 victory away at Ross County...

Celtic Underground · Dec 2, 2019
Celtic Underground · Dec 2, 2019

Podcast Extra – Lazio the day after

The day after the night before Following the historic victory in Rome over Lazio, Neil Lennon had his pre-Motherwell match press conference at Celtic Park today.

Celtic Underground · Dec 2, 2019
Celtic Underground · Dec 2, 2019

Podcast Xtra – Victory over Lazio

Tonight saw Celtic secure a hard won victory over an excellent Lazio team to move top of the Europa League Group at the half way point.

Celtic Underground · Dec 2, 2019
Celtic Underground · Nov 29, 2019

Remembering Roy Baines

A decent Celtic quiz question is – name the three English born goalkeepers who Jock Stein signed for Celtic in the 1970’s? The answers are Peter Latchford, Gordon Marshall senior and – Roy Baines.

Celtic Underground · Nov 29, 2019
Celtic Underground · Nov 17, 2019

Give Us a Wave

In early 1975, Jock Stein had a goalkeeping crisis at Celtic.

Celtic Underground · Nov 17, 2019
Celtic Underground · Nov 6, 2019

A Nervous Night in Dundalk

Tomorrow marks the 40th anniversary of one of the most unusual European ties Celtic were ever involved in and how, on one cold night in County Louth, they almost suffered their most embarrassing European defeat.

Celtic Underground · Nov 6, 2019
Celtic Underground · Nov 2, 2019

A Sporting Contest

Today is November 2nd, which marks the 36th anniversary of one of the most remarkable European games ever witnessed at Celtic Park.

Celtic Underground · Nov 2, 2019
Celtic Underground · Oct 23, 2019

Rock on Celtic

This week we are joined by Glasgow sport entrepreneur Duncan Smillie.

Celtic Underground · Oct 23, 2019
Celtic Underground · Oct 20, 2019

A Man for All Seasons

Question: Name two men who have been employed by Celtic at four different times in their life in different capacities? Answer: One is John Clark (player 1959-1971, reserve coach 1973-1977, assistant manager 1978-1983, kit man 1997 onwards).

Celtic Underground · Oct 20, 2019
Celtic Underground · Oct 18, 2019

In Memory of John Doyle

One of the saddest anniversaries in the Celtic calendar is October 19th, which marks the sad passing of John Doyle back in 1981.

Celtic Underground · Oct 18, 2019
Celtic Underground · Oct 5, 2019

Celtic Crush Cluj

This week saw the return of European action and a packed Celtic Park witnessed an excellent performance as Celtic beat Cluj an exacted some revenge for the defeat that took us out of Champions League Football this term...

Celtic Underground · Oct 5, 2019
Celtic Underground · Sep 30, 2019

This week in history…

I started attending games at Celtic Park in 1974, just as the great European era of the club came to an end.

Celtic Underground · Sep 30, 2019
Celtic Underground · Sep 20, 2019

Learning Lessons with Lennon

I still well remember where I was when the news came through that Sion had been expelled from European competition, at the expense of Celtic, in August 2011...

Celtic Underground · Sep 20, 2019
Celtic Underground · Sep 19, 2019

Strong and Stable In Europe

This podcast is recorded within hours of the excellent away result in France where Celtic were unlucky not to end up deserved winners but instead took a very creditable 1-1 away result against Rennes...

Celtic Underground · Sep 19, 2019
Celtic Underground · Sep 5, 2019

Celtic Blow Away The Hype

On the first Sunday in September Celtic once again visited Ibrox and as per the bulk of the last few years since the new club arrived in the league, we won...

Celtic Underground · Sep 5, 2019
Celtic Underground · Sep 3, 2019

Sound Thrashings 1993 Arbroath 1-9 Celtic

Liam Brady was in the third season of his tenure as Celtic manager in August 1993 when, on a pleasant summer’s night, the Celtic support travelled to the picturesque setting of Gayfield Park in Arbroath for this League Cup second round tie.

Celtic Underground · Sep 3, 2019
Celtic Underground · Aug 31, 2019

Podcast Xtra – Mohamed Elyounoussi

Friday evening (30th Aug) Celtic confirmed the signing of Mohamed Elyounoussi on a 1 year loan from Southampton.

Celtic Underground · Aug 31, 2019
Celtic Underground · Aug 30, 2019

Celtic Remain in Europe

Celtic wiped away the tears of disappointment from Cluj by crushing Swedish champions AIK 4-1 in their own backyard therefore ensuring progression to the group stages of the Europa League...

Celtic Underground · Aug 30, 2019
Celtic Underground · Aug 30, 2019

Down Up Down Up

The last podcast was recorded two domestic league games ago...

Celtic Underground · Aug 30, 2019
Celtic Underground · Aug 28, 2019

Celtic Sign a Right Back

After spending the summer alternating between two right sided centre backs at right back, Celtic have finally completed the signing of a right back – on loan with an option to buy...

Celtic Underground · Aug 28, 2019
Celtic Underground · Aug 24, 2019

Opening the doors and letting society in

Football opens its doors and society walks in. Families and loners, philanderers and fools, if they exist in society, the attend the football.

Celtic Underground · Aug 24, 2019
Celtic Underground · Aug 21, 2019

Unconscious Bias

We live in peculiar times. If you have a smart phone with access to mobile data, or even just the ability to walk to a library, you can get hold of a machine which will give you access to all knowledge ever known to man...

Celtic Underground · Aug 21, 2019
Celtic Underground · Aug 17, 2019

Sound Thrashings 1978 Celtic 7-1 Dundee

Tommy Gemmell was already a football legend when he brought his Dundee team to Celtic Park for a Scottish Cup tie in February 1978.

Celtic Underground · Aug 17, 2019
Celtic Underground · Aug 15, 2019

The Cost of the Common Denominator

By CRITICAL BILL First the history lesson that we’d all rather forget.

Celtic Underground · Aug 15, 2019
Celtic Underground · Aug 14, 2019

The Sad Story of Jim Casey

In the mid 1970’s Celtic boasted a number of highly promising youth players at the club.

Celtic Underground · Aug 14, 2019
Celtic Underground · Aug 14, 2019

You Reap What You Sow

This time last year, during the peak of Brendan and the club briefing against each other in the press, I read a comment from an online poster criticising Peter Lawwell’s management of the relationship with the manager...

Celtic Underground · Aug 14, 2019
Celtic Underground · Aug 4, 2019

Sound Thrashings 1999 Aberdeen 0-6 Celtic

In mid-December 1999, as the twentieth century was coming to a close, John Barnes took his Celtic team north to Pittodrie to face Aberdeen...

Celtic Underground · Aug 4, 2019
Celtic Underground · Aug 4, 2019

Podcast Xtra – 7th Heaven Hoops

Yo ho ho it’s magic you know, it’s gonna be 9 in a row 1 game down, 37 to go on our way to securing the record equalling 9 in a row and what a way to start.

Celtic Underground · Aug 4, 2019
Celtic Underground · Aug 4, 2019

Year 14 – The Season 2019-20 Preview

Whilst the international campaign commenced the domestic season commences this weekend against St Johnstone and so it’s time for the Celtic Underground 2019/20 season...

Celtic Underground · Aug 4, 2019
Celtic Underground · Jul 27, 2019

Sound Thrashings – 1983 Dundee 2-6 Celtic

The summer of 1983 was arguably the most turbulent in Celtic’s history.

Celtic Underground · Jul 27, 2019
Celtic Underground · Jul 22, 2019

Not Remotely Good Enough

Twelve months ago I was moved to write the following article on this very website...

Celtic Underground · Jul 22, 2019
Celtic Underground · Jul 15, 2019

Sound Thrashings – 1982 Motherwell 0-7 Celtic

This is the first in a new series of articles on Celtic Underground where St Anthony will look in close detail at some notable Celtic victories by a high margin through the decades...

Celtic Underground · Jul 15, 2019
Celtic Underground · Jul 11, 2019

Istanbul Here We Come

This week the 219/2020 season officially commenced with our first competitive game.

Celtic Underground · Jul 11, 2019
Celtic Underground · Jul 9, 2019

Celtic win in Bosnia – Goals and Match Report

Celtic have tonight taken a giant leap towards the next round of the UCL qualifying stages with a comfortable victory over F K Sarajevo...

Celtic Underground · Jul 9, 2019
Celtic Underground · Jul 9, 2019

The 2018-19 CU Season Review

That was the season that was and what a season, European football past Christmas, a manager going from hero to zero and a unique treble treble and off the park we saw the passing of two legends of European Football...

Celtic Underground · Jul 9, 2019
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90 Minute Cynic · Jan 14

The Scouting Report – Patryk Klimala

The Scouting Report is a podcast that looks at new additions to the Celtic squad as well as getting a first look at potential opponents.In this new episode Chris Gallagher is joined by Polish football expert Ryan Hubbard to discuss our new signing Patryk Klimala.

90 Minute Cynic · Jan 14
Half Hour Hoops · Jan 17

HHH #92 Half Term Report

Peter and Lewis are back for 2nd time this week with the 2nd part of the half term report...

Half Hour Hoops · Jan 17
Hail Hail Media · Jan 15

We Shall Not Be Moved Podcast – GUEST – Liam Kelly ‘Take Me To Your Paradise’

GUEST SHOW – This week Mickey & J.P are joined by our very first guest on the show, Liam Kelly author of the fantastic book ‘Take Me To Your Paradise’ and he’s here to share some of it with us...

Hail Hail Media · Jan 15

View fixtures League table

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1 Celtic 20 17 1 2 55 13 42 52
2 “Rangers” 19 16 2 1 53 11 42 50
3 Motherwell 21 12 1 8 33 27 6 37
4 Aberdeen 21 10 6 5 30 26 4 36
5 Livingston 21 6 7 8 30 29 1 25
6 Hibernian 21 6 7 8 29 36 -7 25
7 Kilmarnock 21 6 5 10 17 24 -7 23
8 Ross County 20 5 6 9 22 42 -20 21
9 St Johnstone 19 4 8 7 16 34 -18 20
10 St Mirren 21 5 4 12 17 29 -12 19
11 Hamilton Academical 21 4 6 11 20 34 -14 18
12 Hearts 21 2 7 12 18 35 -17 13

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Partick Thistle 1-2 Celtic Celtic FC Partick Thistle 1-2 Celtic at Firhill in Glasgow in the Scottish Cup. 2020-01-18T17:30:00+00:00 2020-01-18T19:15:00+00:00
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17:30 18 January 2020

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