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From the Press Box · Nov 17, 2014

CARSLEY: Cyrus Christie will surprise Ireland fans – he’s another Seamus Coleman.

MARTIN O’NEILL has been praised for convincing Cyrus Christie in snub England for Ireland. The versatile Derby County player is set to make his first appearance for Ireland against the United States tomorrow night after committing his future to the...

From the Press Box · Nov 17, 2014
From the Press Box · Jun 1, 2014

Will Ireland’s Italian Job make Roy stay – or help him compile a Celtic transfer hitlist?

ROY Keane made an extra special effort to congratulate every Ireland player as they left the field after last night’s 0-0 draw with Italy. Was he saying goodbye?

From the Press Box · Jun 1, 2014
From the Press Box · Feb 10, 2014

FENLON: Leigh Griffiths can be a Hooper-star for Celtic, in SPL and Europe.

LEIGH Griffiths is the man to fill Gary Hooper’s boots at Celtic – no ifs or Butts. That’s the verdict of former Hibernian boss Pat Fenlon, who was in charge of the new Hoops striker during his goal laden 2012/13 season when he scored 28 goa...

From the Press Box · Feb 10, 2014
From the Press Box · Jan 19, 2014

AIDEN McGeady will take the Premier League by storm – if he can mix his Celtic trickery with his...

AIDEN McGeady will take the Premier League by storm – if he can mix his Celtic trickery with his Ireland graft. The Irish winger signed for Everton last week, and will face a battle to push his way into Roberto Martinez’s on form outfit, with Stev...

From the Press Box · Jan 19, 2014
From the Press Box · Jan 12, 2014

McGeady’s ‘Dream Move’ finalised.

AIDEN McGeady was celebrating a ‘dream move’ last night after he signed a four-and-a-half year deal with Everton. The 27-year-old midfielder was paraded at Goodison Park by the Toffees before their victory over Norwich, having previously been...

From the Press Box · Jan 12, 2014
From the Press Box · Dec 22, 2013

I EXPECTED McGEADY TO REALLY PUSH ON – BUT IT’S NOT TOO LATE

AIDEN McGeady has ‘miles more’ to give, according to the man who gave him his professional debut. Martin O’Neill threw the precocious Celtic youngster into action at just 18 back in 2004, and he was rewarded with a goal against Hearts in...

From the Press Box · Dec 22, 2013
From the Press Box · Nov 24, 2013

STOKES: Time to Hit The Net.

ANTHONY Stokes has admitted Celtic must stop firing blanks if they want to shoot down AC Milan. The bottom placed Hoops welcome the Italian giants to Glasgow on Tuesday night, knowing defeat would bury their hopes of making the Champions League knockout s...

From the Press Box · Nov 24, 2013
From the Press Box · Nov 17, 2013

COLUMN: Whisper It; But Martin’s Magical.

The new Ireland manager surveyed an empty Lansdowne Road and reflected on the 3-0 victory that had earlier lit up the stadium. ”After this performance, the sad thing is we haven’t qualified for the World Cup,” he said. ”I thought there were so...

From the Press Box · Nov 17, 2013
From the Press Box · Nov 17, 2013

McGEADY: I’m Happy Roy’s On MY Side For a Change.

AIDEN McGeady kissed and made up with Roy Keane this week – and admitted he’s ready to prove he’s a top player now Giovanni Trapattoni is gone. Keane hit out at McGeady in the run up to Euro 2012, saying the Spartak Moscow winger ‘thre...

From the Press Box · Nov 17, 2013
From the Press Box · Nov 10, 2013

O’NEILL: I told Roy I disagreed with him on Saipan, he disagreed with my team selection in the 2003 UEFA Cup final.

MARTIN O’Neill clearly didn’t read the FAI memo. Day one in the job and the Derry man brought up the S word destined to send chills down the spine of even the coolest of Ireland fans. Saipan. While his no.2, Roy Keane, was sent to Villa Park t...

From the Press Box · Nov 10, 2013
From the Press Box · Oct 21, 2013

ANTHONY STOKES interview: “I’m getting there. I’m still trying. But at 17, getting big money... it can be hard to focus.”

ANTHONY Stokes is desperate to make up for lost time after finally getting a taste of the big time. The 25-year old says he’s ready to repay Neil Lennon’s faith in him after admitting he had too much, too soon as a young footballer. Stokes spe...

From the Press Box · Oct 21, 2013
From the Press Box · Oct 6, 2013

Noel King ready to let players ability shine through.

NOEL King won’t promise a trip to La Scala – but he hopes there will be more ‘show’ from his Ireland team. The u-21 boss will take charge of Ireland for the two World Cup qualifiers against Germany and Kazakhstan, following Giovanni Tr...

From the Press Box · Oct 6, 2013
From the Press Box · Aug 18, 2013

Ledley – we can have no excuses.

JOE Ledley says Celtic won’t STAN for any excuses ahead of their crunch Champions League qualifier against Shakter Karagandy on Tuesday. The Hoops made a 5,000km trip to Kazakh capital Astana overnight where the first leg of the playoff will take pl...

From the Press Box · Aug 18, 2013
From the Press Box · Aug 11, 2013

O’SHEA: SHORT WAS BRAVE TO DUMP O’NEILL #safc

JOHN O’SHEA has praised ruthless Sunderland owner Ellis Short for his decision to appoint Paolo Di Canio last season. The call to sack Martin O’Neill and replace him with the relatively unproven and controversial Italian was a risky one – but Di...

From the Press Box · Aug 11, 2013
From the Press Box · Aug 11, 2013

Celtic’s Teenage Kicks In Dublin. Euro Travel Sickness A Distant Memory

CELTIC 1 LIVERPOOL 0 IT used to be that Celtic could not travel anywhere that required a passport stamp without returning to newspaper shelves reporting on the latest continental apocalypse. But this morning, Celtic fans are once more reminiscing, hazily...

From the Press Box · Aug 11, 2013
From the Press Box · Aug 10, 2013

Ten years ago, Celtic played Liverpool....

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From the Press Box · Aug 10, 2013
From the Press Box · Aug 9, 2013

Squads for CEL v LIV at Aviva Stadium.

CELTIC: Izaguirre, Balde, Fisher, Irvine, Findlay, Stokes, Kayal, Lustig, Matthews, McGeouch, Mouyokolo, Henderson, Herron, George, Atajic, Watt, Forster, Zaluska. LIVERPOOL: Jones, Johnson, Enrique, Toure, Alberto, Gerrard, Aspas, Coutinho, Assaidi, H...

From the Press Box · Aug 9, 2013
From the Press Box · Jul 5, 2013

Angry tweets won’t save BOD, but they won’t save Ireland either.

It’s now beginning to grate more than Warren Gatland’s never ending grandstanding.
 In their eagerness to highlight the moral vacuousness of the outraged mob chasing ‘Justice For BOD’, a growing contingent seem to think it’s fair to contrast t...

From the Press Box · Jul 5, 2013
From the Press Box · Jun 9, 2013

DUFF: Only fringe players groan about Trap – I love him.

DAMIEN Duff says the only Irish players who criticise Giovanni Trapattoni are those left on the bench by the Italian. The Ireland legend, who retired after winning his 100th against Italy at Euro 2012, can’t understand the widespread negativity surround T...

From the Press Box · Jun 9, 2013
From the Press Box · Jun 9, 2013

RUTHLESS Stokes can be Robbie’s replacement – Lennon

ANTHONY Stokes has been tipped to fill Robbie Keane’s boots at international level. The 24-year-old Celtic striker is one of the most prolific Irish players around – but he has won just four caps for Ireland after falling out with Giovanni Trapattoni wh...

From the Press Box · Jun 9, 2013
From the Press Box · Jun 9, 2013

LENNON: I’d NEVER be tempted away if Celtic were in Champs League every year.

NEIL Lennon says he would NEVER leave Celtic Park if he was guaranteed Champions League football every season. The Celtic boss has won two SPL titles in a row in Glasgow, and led the club into the knockout stages of the European Cup last season, beating B...

From the Press Box · Jun 9, 2013
From the Press Box · Jun 5, 2013

Celtic: We won’t harm Donegal’s chance of lifting Sam again.

NEIL Lennon has promised Donegal fans that Jim McGuinness’ full focus this season will be on Sam – not Samaras. The Hoops boss revealed that Tír Chonaill manager McGuinness, who spends three days a week with Celtic as performance coach, was nervous ahead...

From the Press Box · Jun 5, 2013
From the Press Box · May 24, 2013

Alex Ferguson. The Catholic connection. The headline...

Alex Ferguson. The Catholic connection. Obviously Alex Ferguson, the Ibrox conundrum.

From the Press Box · May 24, 2013
From the Press Box · Apr 23, 2013

“After Celtic Park, I don’t fear anywhere” -...

“After Celtic Park, I don’t fear anywhere” – Andres Iniesta ahead of Barcelona’s trip to Bayern Munich’s Allianz Arena...

From the Press Box · Apr 23, 2013
From the Press Box · Mar 25, 2013

Trapattoni & Long confident kids can beat the odds.

Giovanni Trapattoni hopes his youthful Republic of Ireland team can continue to beat the odds when Austria come to Dublin for a crucial World Cup qualifier on Tuesday. Ireland coach Trapattoni selected 10 outfield players with an average age of 24 in the...

From the Press Box · Mar 25, 2013
From the Press Box · Mar 20, 2013

10 years ago today. LFC 0 – 2 Celtic

Remembering some of Michael Owen’s best days, this one popped up this morning A good day for Irish fans of Celtic, used to mocking from barstool Liverpool fans – and what a strike from John Hartson to settle things...

From the Press Box · Mar 20, 2013
From the Press Box · Feb 24, 2013

KEVIN DOYLE: No one forces you to sign contracts, so I can’t be moaning at Wolves.

AS the abuse rained down from the fans in the away end of Oakwell Stadium, it was hard not to wonder what was going through Kevin Doyle’s mind. Just 19 days after he missed out on a switch to Celtic and a shot at the Champions League, he spent an agonisin...

From the Press Box · Feb 24, 2013
From the Press Box · Feb 15, 2013

Corners, cheats and cowards; what nobody is saying about Celtic v Juventus.

Nobody is saying Celtic have better players than Juventus. Nobody is saying Juventus players invented cheating. Nobody is saying the game should be replayed. Nobody is saying a British team ‘should win because they work harder and run harder, oohhhh it’s...

From the Press Box · Feb 15, 2013
From the Press Box · Feb 14, 2013

Kris Commons lashes team mates after Celtic’s defeat to Juventus.

“Look, the manager picked him (Efe Ambrose). The manager pulled him to one side and asked him if he was feeling okay...

From the Press Box · Feb 14, 2013
From the Press Box · Feb 12, 2013

Celtic’s incredible European Cup home record goes all the way back to 1966

Celtic’s impressive Champions League home record is well known by now, but he truth is the Parkhead fortress can be traced all the way back to the club’s first ever season of European Cup football. The Hoops opened the 1966-67 European Cup campaign with a...

From the Press Box · Feb 12, 2013
From the Press Box · Dec 16, 2012

Trapattoni on 2012 – Regrets? Too few to mention.

AS the final curtain comes down on 2012, an Italian with striking blue eyes admits he has regrets – but too few to mention. Giovanni Trapattoni turned all Frank Sinatra last night as he reviewed 2012 and insisted he would do it all again – his way. Al...

From the Press Box · Dec 16, 2012
From the Press Box · Sep 30, 2012

Fear and Loathing in Aviva Stadium. Trap promises no Euro repeat against Germans.

GIOVANNI Trapattoni has promised there won’t be Fear and Tension in Aviva Stadium when Germany visit in a fortnight. Trap’s team went on a 14-match unbeaten run on the road to Euro 2012, but came unstuck in dramatic fashion in the white heat of Poland...

From the Press Box · Sep 30, 2012
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90 Minute Cynic · Jan 15

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Half Hour Hoops · Jan 15

HHH #55 Half Term Report Part 2

Peter and Stephen are back with a bumper episode. We go thru the players and ask who deserves pass marks or who needs to leave as we rebuild the squad.

Half Hour Hoops · Jan 15

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TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1 Celtic 20 13 3 4 46 14 32 42
2 “Rangers” 21 12 6 3 43 16 27 42
3 Kilmarnock 21 12 5 4 32 20 12 41
4 Aberdeen 21 12 3 6 34 24 10 39
5 Hearts 21 11 3 7 26 26 0 36
6 St Johnstone 20 10 4 6 25 24 1 34
7 Livingston 21 8 6 7 26 19 7 30
8 Hibernian 21 7 8 6 30 22 8 29
9 Motherwell 21 6 3 12 20 33 -13 21
10 Hamilton Academical 21 4 2 15 14 43 -29 14
11 St Mirren 21 3 3 15 15 39 -24 12
12 Dundee 21 2 4 15 15 46 -31 10

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