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Identifying the next wonderkid winger who could star for Celtic

Celtic have carved out a niche in recent seasons of managing to acquire highly-rated wingers on a loan basis.

Breakout star Turnbull has quality to bridge gap to Celtic

Last season was a whirlwind for David Turnbull. He only made his first league start of the campaign for Motherwell in October, but by 2019 he was starring in midfield.

Harper pursuit indicates a change of transfer strategy from Celtic

With Neil Lennon’s appointment as manager on a permanent basis made official, Celtic are now ready to do business in the summer transfer window.

Glasgow rivals should battle it out to sign former Liverpool star

With one instinctive swing of his left foot, Andy Carroll unleashed a venomous effort into the bottom corner of Joe Hart’s goal.

Key areas Celtic must strengthen to continue domestic domination

Celtic secured their third consecutive domestic treble on Saturday, beating Heart of Midlothian 2-1 at Hampden to lift the Scottish Cup in dramatic fashion.

Picking the best Celtic XI from the 8-in-a-row era

Celtic secured their eighth consecutive league title thanks to a 3-0 win over Aberdeen in early May.

Analysing the tactical overhaul Mourinho would make at Celtic

A number of big names have been linked with the Celtic manager’s job in recent months, including Belgium boss Roberto Martinez, Newcastle United hero Rafael Benitez, and Andre Villas-Boas.

Four future replacements for Scott Sinclair at Celtic

Celtic need to plan for life after Scott Sinclair. The 30-year-old recently extended his deal at Parkhead for a further 12 months, confirmed by manager Neil Lennon in a pre-match press conference: “Scotty will be here for another year,” the Bhoys boss.

Rough diamond Wamangituka could become latest Parisian success story

Celtic have struggled for goals in recent months. Since Neil Lennon returned on an interim basis, they have found the net just eight times in as many games.

Jonny be good: Lennon’s Celtic return has reinvigorated Hayes

Celtic’s signing of Jonny Hayes in 2017 was viewed as much an act of pilfering talent from their closest rivals as it was a strengthening their own squad.

The eight contenders to become Celtic’s next manager analysed

Brendan Rodgers’ decision to leave Celtic mid-season, mere months from a potential third straight domestic treble, came as a shock to most.

Raw Shved on track to become influential figure at Celtic

Maryan Shved was one of the most unnecessary January transfer window signings in Celtic’s recent history.

Lennon’s tactical tweak vital to Celtic’s O** F*** success

The most consistent criticism of Brendan Rodgers during his time at Celtic was his inability or unwillingness to alter tactics for big games.

Bain’s emergence has preemptively solved Scotland’s goalkeeper crisis

For almost the entirety of the last decade, Scotland have relied upon two goalkeepers: Craig Gordon and Allan McGregor.

Why O** F*** rivals are chasing Kalas

While Celtic appear to have seen off Rangers’ title challenge this season, eight points clear and odds-on favourites to claim an eighth successive Scottish Premiership crown, the O** F*** rivals are set to go head to head in the transfer market this summer...

Celtic should still cast their eyes at Castagne

There’s something about Scotland and full-backs; Andy Robertson, Kieran Tierney, James Tavernier.

Adams ready for the next chapter of his own Vardy story

It was a little over four years ago that an 18-year-old Che Adams was plying his trade for Ilkeston FC in the Evo-Stik Premier Division.

Toljan weaknesses unlikely to be highlighted at Celtic

January has been a good month for Celtic. Brendan Rodgers’ side have recorded three wins from three games – scoring ten goals without reply – and Vakoun Issouf Bayo, Oliver Burke and Timothy Weah have all arrived at the club.

Who is Jeremy Toljan?

Linked with a loan move to Celtic, we’ve profiled the full-back who currently plays for Borussia Dortmund...

More on Celtic target Maryan Shved

Linked with a move for Ukranian youngster Maryan Shved, we’ve taken a closer look at the winger and his style of play...

Celtic in for Yaya

According to reports in Greece, Celtic are trying to sign free agent Yaya Toure...

What Celtic can expect from Timothy Weah

Rangers’ signing of experienced English striker Jermain Defoe has been hailed for how it symbolises the club’s ambition, with Steven Gerrard’s side determined to challenge Celtic’s dominance of the Scottish Premiership...

Football Whispers · Dec 9, 2018

Injury unlikely to make Roberts a distant memory in Spain

Football can be a cruel game. And Patrick Roberts, on loan at Girona from Manchester City, discovered that this week.

Football Whispers · Dec 9, 2018
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Powell reborn after spell in footballing wilderness

There were two eye-catching debutants in Manchester United’s 4-0 demolition of Wigan Athletic in September 2012.

Football Whispers · Nov 14, 2018
Football Whispers · Nov 7, 2018

Benković proving simplicity can be delightfully effective

Celtic moved closer to the top of the Scottish Premiership with an emphatic 5-0 trouncing of league-leading Heart of Midlothian at Parkhead last weekend.

Football Whispers · Nov 7, 2018
Football Whispers · Nov 4, 2018

Premier League Icons: Robbie Keane

It took Robbie Keane only four years to climb to football’s summit.

Football Whispers · Nov 4, 2018
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Celtic’s greatest Scottish League Cup final triumphs

Brendan Rodgers’ men are in yet another final, so we look back at Celtic’s greatest triumphs in Scottish League Cup finals, and Bhoy are there some great games...

Football Whispers · Nov 2, 2018
Football Whispers · Oct 31, 2018

Uncomfortable truth but Broony appears to be holding Celtic back

Celtic appear to have recovered from their post-summer transfer window hangover in recent weeks, securing a string of big victories in domestic competitions...

Football Whispers · Oct 31, 2018
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Marc-Antoine Fortune: the veteran striker still going strong at 37

Former Celtic and West Brom striker Marc-Antoine Fortuné is still going strong, now helping Chesterfield climb the National League table...

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Football Whispers · Oct 5, 2018

Pick and share your Celtic XI to down St. Johnstone

Celtic take on St. Johnstone on Sunday and only three points will do as the champions look to close the gap on Hearts at the top of the table.

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Brave Hendry developing into centre-back Celtic need

In recent months, Jack Hendry has endured a fall as rapid as his rise last season.

Football Whispers · Oct 3, 2018
Football Whispers · Sep 23, 2018

Premier League Icons: Ian Wright

179. Just done it. Except he hadn’t – not yet. As Ian Wright peeled off his Arsenal shirt to reveal a t-shirt marking his usurping of Cliff Bastin as the Gunners’ all-time highest scorer, the striker had gotten ever so slightly ahead of himself...

Football Whispers · Sep 23, 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.

View fixtures League table

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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