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Fergie Connections

As a proud born and bred Govanite, I recall my father and his friends telling me that Alec (note it was rarely Alex back then) Ferguson’s father had once ran a Celtic supporters bus from Neptune Street in Govan...

The Real Best Striker in Scotland

Celtic’s biggest problem this season has been the volume of injuries to vital players.

Memories of Real Madrid 1980

In Geneva, in January 1980, the draw for the European Cup quarter finals was made.

A Bit of Perspective Required

There is no doubt that the reputation of Scottish football fans has been damaged in the last few weeks.

Strict Liability – It’s Not Football That’s Changed

I grew up in the 1980’s when all football fans were “scum” – ‘why can’t you behave like Rugby fans?’ was the cry you’d often hear and read in the media.

Yogi – Once a Celt, Always a Celt.

“Once you’ve played for the Celtic, you’ll always be Celtic.” This week we move away from the Brendan gossip and back to the usual business...

25 Years Since Fergus

Today is 4th March 2019 – 25 years since Fergus took over the reigns and started the building blocks of where Celtic are now – the preeminent and most successful living club in Scotland...

Now the Dust Has Settled

There was I, lying in bed on Tuesday morning, enjoying a rare lie in on a well earned day off from work, when my phone started beeping like mad.

Previewing Brendans Departure

This podcast was recorded the night before the day of departure, so we discuss the Motherwell game, preview the Hearts game and in the middle discuss the increasing rumours coming through by text, DM and Whatsapp that something was afoot.

Two Saints for The Price of None

After the last podcast I promised that our audio output would start to return to normal levels and, if I hadn’t had a broken pipe resulting in sh1t ending up all over my hall this podcast would have been out a lot sooner and I’d have had time to go and pick up the St...

Huddling Along The Collective

This week the podcast returns with a guest from long long ago on a podcast far far away.

Podcast Xtra – 10 Goal Hibs Thriller

Celtic have now scored 10 goals in just two games after struggling in the early part of the campaign and also at the end of last season...

Saint & Matt

This week it is once again St Anthony at the helm and in discussion with a guest.

St Anthony At The Double

This week we have a very special new guest. I’m not going to ruin the surprise in the pre-amble but a clue is that it’s two for the price of one...

Celtic Confirm Brendan’s Desire to Leave

Celtic have this morning confirmed the media speculation that Brendan Rodgers wants to leave the club and leave now.

The Top Ten Celtic Books

As Celtic fans we are hugely fortunate to have a terrific number of Celtic books related to the club to admire.

Celtic Park Car Parking Update

Many Celtic fans will be aware of Glasgow council’s unreasonable proposals to ban car parking for a mile radius around Celtic Park.

A Footballing Act of Contrition

There is a popular misconception that Aberdeen and Dundee United suddenly exploded on to the Scottish football scene in the early 1980’s...

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
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ByTheMinCeltic Podcast #133

This week Remy McSwain and Lawrence Donegan are joined by the mighty Harry Brady of the Celtic Underground.

Half Hour Hoops · Apr 16

HHH #68 Sheep Shagged

The team go over the Aberdeen game and the usual chat @halfhourhoops...

Half Hour Hoops · Apr 16
90 Minute Cynic · Apr 16

Siamese Dream

Welcome to the 90 Minute Cynic Podcast (@90minutecynic) with host Chris Gallagher joined by a panel of Louis McCaffrey, Chris Sermanni and Christian Wulff. Semi Final Win Jozo & Hayes Neil Lennon Manager Search Media Outrage We finish with a Versus Neil Lennon vs Brendan Rodgers European Record Follow us on Twitter: Twitter.com/90minutecynic Follow us on Facebook: Facebook.com/90minutecynic Follow us on Instagram: Instagram.com/90minutecynic...

90 Minute Cynic · Apr 16

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

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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