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What a difference a day makes

Yesterday – exactly 12 months on from Neil Lennon’s first game back in charge following our previous manager’s abrupt departure – with eager anticipation encompassing the Celtic support in the build up to the Europa League Last 32 2nd Leg, it felt like a good time to take a step back and reflect positively on...

What a difference a year makes

A year ago today, interim manager Neil Lennon took charge of his new Celtic side for the first time.

Invaluable Edouard eases January grumbles

Since returning from the winter break Celtic’s results have been exceptional.

Drop the Shoulder · Dec 15, 2019

The sun will rise (This is NOT a football post)

The divisive message of British nationalism has won.

Drop the Shoulder · Sep 2, 2019

And there’s the thunder

What a day. What a beautiful Sunday. Neil Lennon and his team were out to prove a point yesterday...

Drop the Shoulder · Aug 30, 2019

Celtic’s Stockholm swagger clears the skies, but the storm may not be over

Last night’s fantastic result and performance ensured Celtic will play European football this season until at least Christmas...

Drop the Shoulder · Aug 21, 2019

Dark clouds over paradise, yet no sign of thunder

After the events of the last week, tomorrow night’s game against AIK takes on an added significance.

Drop the Shoulder · Mar 10, 2019

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.

Drop the Shoulder · Feb 27, 2019

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 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 · 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 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 · 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 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 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 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 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 · 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 21, 2017

Invincible Celts roar like Lions

50 years ago eleven local Bhoys became legends in Lisbon...

Drop the Shoulder · May 7, 2017

This is how it feels to be Celtic…

Champions. Unbeaten domestically. Scottish Cup final to come...

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 · 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 12, 2016

Beware the wounded animal

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

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