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Small Time In What We Do

By Thomas Hanlon In March 2016 I was invited to meet Peter Lawwell at Celtic Park, this had followed a series of correspondence going back to November the previous year...

Ticileaks

We have an excellent podcast guest this week in Politics Home editor Kevin Schofield.

Neil Lennon – The Best Manager in Scottish Football

Listeners to the podcast will know that the decision to appoint Neil Lennon full-time was not my opinion of the ideal candidate.

Twist Or Stick?

A friend of mine has a conspiracy theory about Neil Lennon’s recent appointment as Celtic’s new manager.

Echoes of an Unlamented Era

By Critical Bill It was the New Labour Spin Doctor, Jo Moore, who coined the phrase, “a good day to bury bad news”.

The Trinity of Trebles

This week saw Celtic deliver one the most remarkable achievements in our history and certainly perhaps the most amazing domestic achievement of our modern history in attaining a holy trinity of trebles and this was immediately followed by the appointment of Neil Lennon as the new permanent manager at our great club, following on from...

Later…with Mark Cooper

So we lost a game of football, and not just any game of football but a game against THEM.

En Route to Gr8ness

Hail Hail The Celts are here! This is a football fans podcast of the 8, yes EIGHT in a row Scottish champions who are now just 90 minutes from a treble.

Post Killie Victory April 19

This week was an emotional one at Celtic Park with the passing of Big Billy and today’s game was never going to be easy.

The Late Late Show

This week saw Celtic snatch victory from the jaws of a bore draw with the late late LATE show at Dens Park as Edouard scored in the 96th minute to stretch our lead at the top to 10 points and edge us closer still to Gr8ness...

Harry Hood Tribute

Jock Stein was at his peak when he signed Harry Hood from Clyde in March 1969.

Stevie Chalmers Tribute

Many of the Lisbon Lions had marvellous stories to tell from their careers.

Eight in a Row – 1973 Style!

Christmas 1972 saw Celtic top of the league and looking dead certs to win their 8th successive league title under the stewardship of the legendary Jock Stein.

Billy Mcneill – From Easybeat to Lisbon Lion

Billy McNeill joined Celtic in 1958. A schoolboy internationalist, great things were expected of him and he made his Celtic debut at the tender age of 18 in 1958.

Jock Stein’s Team of the Seventies

Many Celtic observers and historians have commented in the past on Jock Stein’s ambition to build a new Celtic team from scratch to replace the Lisbon Lions...

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
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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
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Half Hour Hoops · Jun 13

HHH #74 A New Face

Peter, Ryan and 2nd half Stephen go over the Scotland game and the latest news at Celtic...

Half Hour Hoops · Jun 13

This Bhoys Life – Kevin Graham

In what will hopefully be a series of podcasts over the summer Harper is joined by Kevin Graham for the latest This Bhoys Life.

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TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1 Celtic 38 27 6 5 77 20 57 87
2 “Rangers” 38 23 9 6 82 27 55 78
3 Kilmarnock 38 19 10 9 50 31 19 67
4 Aberdeen 38 20 7 11 57 44 13 67
5 Hibernian 38 14 12 12 51 39 12 54
6 Hearts 38 15 6 17 42 50 -8 51
7 St Johnstone 38 15 7 16 38 48 -10 52
8 Motherwell 38 15 6 17 46 56 -10 51
9 Livingston 38 11 11 16 42 44 -2 44
10 Hamilton Academical 38 9 6 23 28 75 -47 33
11 St Mirren 38 8 8 22 34 66 -32 32
12 Dundee 38 5 6 27 31 78 -47 21

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