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Removing the emotion and looking to the future

Yesterday was awful. A flat performance and an opportunity to open up a 10 point gap at the top of the league blown.

Once the facade is dropped, true colours shine through

When managers arrive at Celtic Football Club they nigh-on always deliver the same clichéd sound bites to the press regarding the size of our “massive club”, our “magnificent history” in the game, and of course, our “incredible fans”, who are regarded as “the best” or “one of the best” sets of supporters in world football...

Drop the Shoulder · Oct 26, 2017

Sumptuous Celtic put on a show

Last nights performance was magnificent. After a week of travel, a humbling defeat in Munich, and an intense encounter in the League Cup semi final, facing Aberdeen at Pittodrie could have been a daunting prospect...

Drop the Shoulder · Oct 26, 2017
Drop the Shoulder · Oct 21, 2017

Dembele double sends Celtic into final but Achilles heel evident

This lunchtimes League Cup semi-final was certainly an entertaining game of football...

Drop the Shoulder · Oct 21, 2017
Drop the Shoulder · Sep 23, 2017

A Saturday lunchtime stroll in the park

Sometimes when you have three important games in a week it can be necessary not to over exert yourselves in the early fixtures...

Drop the Shoulder · Sep 23, 2017
Drop the Shoulder · Sep 1, 2017

The almost perfect summer

As the transfer window closed last night the only disappointment from the past few months could be the lack of a new centre-half...

Drop the Shoulder · Sep 1, 2017
Drop the Shoulder · Aug 29, 2017

Paddy finally comes home to Celtic

If last year’s Scott Sinclair signing seemed like a transfer saga at the time, this summer’s pursuit of Patrick Roberts has felt like the season finale of a box set blockbuster; with Paradise the setting of this particular epic...

Drop the Shoulder · Aug 29, 2017
Drop the Shoulder · Aug 28, 2017

Paddy finally comes home to Celtic

If last year’s Scott Sinclair signing seemed like a transfer saga at the time, this summer’s pursuit of Patrick Roberts has felt like the season finale of a box set blockbuster; with Paradise the setting of this particular epic...

Drop the Shoulder · Aug 28, 2017
Drop the Shoulder · Aug 23, 2017

Champions League returns to Paradise

So last night was, erm, entertaining At 5-0 up going into the second leg nobody considered Astana to have a chance of qualifying for the group stage of the Champions League; including the Astana players going by the opening period of the game...

Drop the Shoulder · Aug 23, 2017
Drop the Shoulder · Aug 16, 2017

That was beautiful. That was magical. That was Celtic

Wow. Even the most confident of Celtic fans can not have been expecting quite such a phenomenal result as that...

Drop the Shoulder · Aug 16, 2017
Drop the Shoulder · Aug 3, 2017

Celtic Progres with Europe guaranteed

What at times was another nervy night for Celtic in the Champions League qualifiers, ended in delight as Brendan Rodger’s men saw out the final stages of their tie versus Rosenborg in composed fashion...

Drop the Shoulder · Aug 3, 2017
Drop the Shoulder · May 25, 2017

25 de Maio de 1967, Lisboa, the greatest day before my life…

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the most special day in Celtic Football Club’s history...

Drop the Shoulder · May 25, 2017
Drop the Shoulder · Mar 14, 2017

It’s been a long time coming…

Not since September have I found myself in this situation; it feels strange...

Drop the Shoulder · Mar 14, 2017
Drop the Shoulder · Sep 15, 2016

Forget the wounded animal, Barcelona from another planet

We all knew Barcelona would be hurting after their defeat to Deportivo Alavés at the weekend, that they would come out with all guns blazing on Tuesday night ready to prove a point...

Drop the Shoulder · Sep 15, 2016
Drop the Shoulder · Sep 12, 2016

Beware the wounded animal

After an embarrassing defeat a team will always focus all their attentions into bouncing straight back...

Drop the Shoulder · Sep 12, 2016
Drop the Shoulder · Sep 1, 2016

Early shopping delight, yet disappointment lingers

Okay, so I’m no fan of transfer deadline day – the whole thing has become another Sky Sports gimmick centred around Jim White and his yellow tie, frantically reporting on the news that one average Premier League footballer may be moving to another average Premier League club according to “Sky Sources”...

Drop the Shoulder · Sep 1, 2016
Drop the Shoulder · Aug 25, 2016

Havin’ a Party in the Champions League

Barcelona, Manchester City, Borussia Mönchengladbach Gulp We wanted to mix it with the big boys, and we’ve certainly got our wish...

Drop the Shoulder · Aug 25, 2016
Drop the Shoulder · Aug 23, 2016

And breathe, we’re in the Champions League

After possibly the longest 90 minutes in our recent history we are back in the Champions League, scraping past Hapoel Be’er Sheva by the skin of our teeth...

Drop the Shoulder · Aug 23, 2016
Drop the Shoulder · Aug 20, 2016

The Brendan Effect

A fantastic first half performance today saw Celtic race into another 3-0 lead at the break...

Drop the Shoulder · Aug 20, 2016
Drop the Shoulder · Aug 18, 2016

Oh what a night

When it comes to making the trip up to Paradise there’s always a few things to consider: how will I get up there?

Drop the Shoulder · Aug 18, 2016
Drop the Shoulder · Aug 13, 2016

Pace, Power and Pressing

With four days to go until our most important game of the season against Hapoel Be’er Sheva, the excitement is building amongst the Celtic support...

Drop the Shoulder · Aug 13, 2016
Drop the Shoulder · Aug 9, 2016

Tom Rogic signs new three year deal

The announcement that Tom Rogic has signed a new 3 year deal will no doubt be met with delight amongst Celtic supporters...

Drop the Shoulder · Aug 9, 2016
Drop the Shoulder · Aug 6, 2016

Dembele – the Bhoy’s a bit special

Dembele has been the name on many Celtic fans lips over the last few days, and no, I’m not talking about Moussa after his supersub heroics of Wednesday night...

Drop the Shoulder · Aug 6, 2016
Drop the Shoulder · Aug 4, 2016

Fail to prepare, prepare to fail

I am delighted with the result last night. While the match did nothing to help blood pressure levels, it was great to see late goals in each half, and the players showing a desire to keep fighting until the final whistle...

Drop the Shoulder · Aug 4, 2016
Drop the Shoulder · Jul 27, 2016

Mentality Key for Brendan

What a nice feeling to be able to enjoy an away European away result...

Drop the Shoulder · Jul 27, 2016
Drop the Shoulder · Jul 16, 2016

Improvement & flexible formations

Celtic 2-1 Wolfsburg. Friendly though it may have been, this afternoon’s fixture was a completely contrasting display to Tuesday’s defeat by Lincoln Red Imps...

Drop the Shoulder · Jul 16, 2016
Drop the Shoulder · Jun 28, 2016

Moussa Dembele signs four year deal

This evening Moussa Dembele put pen to paper on a four year contract to become the first signing of the Rogers revolution...

Drop the Shoulder · Jun 28, 2016
Drop the Shoulder · May 21, 2016

Welcome to Paradise

Yesterday’s announcement that Brendan Rodgers will become the new manager of Celtic has been met with sheer delight amongst the Celtic support...

Drop the Shoulder · May 21, 2016
Drop the Shoulder · Apr 20, 2016

Ronny Roars No More

Today’s confirmation that Ronny Deila will part ways with Celtic at the end of the season, comes as no surprise to anyone with an interest in Scottish football...

Drop the Shoulder · Apr 20, 2016
Drop the Shoulder · Mar 19, 2016

You’re Gonna Hear Me Roar

Kilmarnock 0-1 Celtic, Motherwell 2-1 Aberdeen. Ronny summed up today better than I ever could “Fucking yeah!

Drop the Shoulder · Mar 19, 2016
Drop the Shoulder · Mar 2, 2016

Something’s Got to Give

I had considered starting this post with an inspiring quote about the importance of character in sport, the one’s I came across, though, following my 30 second Google search, didn’t quite fit the tone, so in true Celtic fashion (this season), when faced with a challenge, I’ve fallen short...

Drop the Shoulder · Mar 2, 2016
Drop the Shoulder · Feb 20, 2016

Hope over Fear

Saturday 20th February 2016, hopefully a date we will remember as the first time Scott Allan, Ryan Christie and Patrick Roberts appeared in a Celtic side together...

Drop the Shoulder · Feb 20, 2016
Drop the Shoulder · Nov 2, 2014

Have The Real Celtic Now Stood Up?

Five wins on the bounce, a Scottish League Cup Semi-Final place secured, and sitting atop of our Europa League group at the half way stage, can we now say Ronny Deila’s Celtic have turned the corner from the doom and gloom of our poor early season form?

Drop the Shoulder · Nov 2, 2014
Drop the Shoulder · Aug 8, 2014

Nothing Has Changed

Okay, so that’s not entirely true, in some respects, everything has changed.

Drop the Shoulder · Aug 8, 2014
Drop the Shoulder · Aug 7, 2014

The Morning After

I always planned on spending Thursday 7th August like this; lying in bed until 1pm, feeling like death, and having no motivation to get up and see the day...

Drop the Shoulder · Aug 7, 2014
Drop the Shoulder · Aug 5, 2014

The Night Before...

As I sit here as an unemployed university graduate, possessing a bank balance which has not reached the mythical figures of £0 for almost a year (does anyone know how long your student overdraft remains interest free?

Drop the Shoulder · Aug 5, 2014
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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

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1 Celtic 33 24 5 4 71 17 54 77
2 “Rangers” 34 20 9 5 76 25 51 69
3 Aberdeen 34 18 7 9 53 37 16 61
4 Kilmarnock 34 16 10 8 46 29 17 58
5 Hibernian 33 14 10 9 49 34 15 52
6 Hearts 34 15 5 14 39 44 -5 50
7 St Johnstone 34 14 5 15 34 44 -10 47
8 Motherwell 34 13 5 16 38 48 -10 44
9 Livingston 34 11 9 14 36 36 0 42
10 Hamilton Academical 34 7 5 22 22 70 -48 26
11 St Mirren 34 6 6 22 27 62 -35 24
12 Dundee 34 4 6 24 25 70 -45 18

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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
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12:30 21 April 2019