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Why Vidar Riseth believes Celtic will beat off European rivals to sign Birger Meling

CELTIC could beat off stiff competition from across Europe to land Birger Meling before the transfer window closes next month due to the high regard the Scottish champions are held in throughout Norwegian football, it was last night claimed...

Birger Meling’s agent backs Celtic target to shine “at a stronger club in a stronger league”

BIRGER Meling’s agent, the former Liverpool defender Bjorn Tore Kvarme, last night backed his client, a Celtic signing target, to flourish if he moves abroad to a foreign club this summer, writes Matthew Lindsay...

Mark Hendry: Steven Gerrard has escaped criticism for dropping £3.5m Helander out of Europa League squad

Celtic boss Neil Lennon was slaughtered for leaving his big-money players on the bench during the CFR Cluj but Steven Gerrard has dropped his top signing from his Europa League squad entirely...

Herald Scotland · Aug 20

Celtic vs AIK: Swedes lack bottle on big stage but Hoops should guard against complacency

With one of the biggest supporter bases in the country and a trophy cabinet packed full of league titles, Celtic’s Europa League opponents AIK are a long-established force in Sweden...

Herald Scotland · Aug 20
Herald Scotland · Aug 19

Honduras’ President vows to punish ‘terrorists’ as Emilio Izaguirre rushed to hospital and three die at violent derby

Honduras’ President has vowed to punish the ‘terrorists’ who landed former Celtic star Emlio Izaguirre in hospital following riots in the capital before a derby match...

Herald Scotland · Aug 19
Herald Scotland · Aug 19

Rangers defender Filip Helander tells Steven Gerrard: ‘I’m ready for Legia’

FILIP Helander last night told Rangers manager Steven Gerrard he is ready to face Legia Warsaw and Celtic after impressing on his debut for the Ibrox club in their 3-0 win over East Fife in a Betfred Cup last 16 match at New Bayview...

Herald Scotland · Aug 19
Herald Scotland · Aug 19

Matthew Lindsay: Why the Celtic board will ignore the anti-Neil Lennon brigade

WHATEVER happened to “Lennyball”? This time last week many in Scottish football, or those of a Celtic persuasion at least, were raving about the brand of football the Northern Irishman’s team was producing.

Herald Scotland · Aug 19
Herald Scotland · Aug 18

Betfred Cup draw as it happened: Celtic to play Partick Thistle in quarter-final | Rangers to make Livingston trip

Continue reading “Betfred Cup draw as it happened: Celtic to play Partick Thistle in quarter-final | Rangers to make Livingston trip” on Herald Scotland.

Herald Scotland · Aug 18
Herald Scotland · Aug 18

Emilio Izaguirre suffers glass in eye after violent Honduras derby saw three killed

Ex-Celtic star Emilio Izaguirre has revealed he suffered shards of GLASS in his eye after shameful riots erupted during his Motagua side’s derby with Olimpia – leaving three people dead...

Herald Scotland · Aug 18
Herald Scotland · Aug 17

Celtic close in on Birger Meling after landing striker Jonathan Afolabi

CELTIC are closing in on the signing of Rosenborg full-back Birger Meling after confirming the capture of former Southampton striker Jonathan Afolabi yesterday...

Herald Scotland · Aug 17
Herald Scotland · Aug 17

Neil Lennon refuses to rise to criticism from former Celtic teammates like Chris Sutton

IF what had transpired at Celtic last week happened a decade ago during Neil Lennon’s first spell in charge of the club, there may have been a few pundits with his voice still ringing in their ears this Sunday morning...

Herald Scotland · Aug 17
Herald Scotland · Aug 17

Rangers out to stop Celtic winning 10 in-a-row, before stopping nine in-a-row, says Gary McAllister

GARY MCALLISTER says that Rangers’ first domestic aim this season is to stop Celtic winning their 10th trophy in-a-row, before they think about stopping them winning their ninth straight league title...

Herald Scotland · Aug 17
Herald Scotland · Aug 17

Celtic 2 Dunfermline 1 (AET): Celtic scrape through after a week to forget for Neil Lennon’s men

WHAT a difference a week makes. Celtic swaggered into Tuesday night’s tie against CFR Cluj on the back of thwacking in 12 goals in two Premiership games and fully expecting to carry that form into the playoff stage of Champions League qualifying.

Herald Scotland · Aug 17
Herald Scotland · Aug 17

Celtic set to clinch deal for Southampton forward Afolabi

CELTIC are set to confirm the signing of Southampton winger Jonathan Afolabi, Herald and Times Sport understands...

Herald Scotland · Aug 17
Herald Scotland · Aug 16

Neil Lennon interview: I am excited about this Celtic team

NEIL Lennon is excited. This is not the emotion most Celtic supporters feel at the moment...

Herald Scotland · Aug 16
Herald Scotland · Aug 16

Neil Lennon revealed Celtic are revamping their much-criticised recruitment system

NEIL Lennon has revealed Celtic are currently undergoing a revamp of their scouting and recruitment system in the wake of supporter criticism about the club’s recent record in transfers...

Herald Scotland · Aug 16
Herald Scotland · Aug 16

New Rangers signing Andy King reveals he will ask ex-Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers for advice

ANDY KING will seek advice from Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers about life in Scottish football after signing for Rangers...

Herald Scotland · Aug 16
Herald Scotland · Aug 16

The Bulletin: Former Celtic keeper linked with Parkhead return | Lafferty to Kilmarnock?

SOUTHAMPTON goalkeeper Fraser Forster could be on his way back to Celtic Park, Kyle Lafferty could be on his way to Kilmarnock and Celtic defender Kris Ajer is set to be offered a new deal by Neil Lennon...

Herald Scotland · Aug 16
Herald Scotland · Aug 16

Graeme McGarry: Big guns like Celtic can’t blame smaller clubs when they fail on the continent

YOU’VE probably heard the famous saying about opinions, and how everyone has got one, so I won’t sully these pages by relaying it here.

Herald Scotland · Aug 16
Herald Scotland · Aug 15

Celtic can avoid costly Champions League exits – by appointing a Director of Football

CELTIC could avoid suffering further costly failures to qualify for the Champions League group stages in future by appointing a director of football to oversee the long-term strategy of the club, it was last night claimed...

Herald Scotland · Aug 15
Herald Scotland · Aug 15

The Bulletin: Hearts close in on Manchester City playmaker | Bristol Rovers boss rebuffs links for Rangers’ McPake

RANGERS are set to complete the signing of Leicester City midfielder Andy King on loan, Hearts are on the brink of finalising a move for a Manchester City winger and ex-Celtic striker Andy Walker has criticised Neil Lennon for leaving £10 million worth of new signings on the bench for the Champions League qualifier against Cluj...

Herald Scotland · Aug 15
Herald Scotland · Aug 14

Ex-Celtic striker Andy Walker: Leaving £10m of talent on bench makes no sense

ANDY WALKER was transported back 30 years on Tuesday evening as he watched Celtic twice surrender a lead before losing 4-3 to CFR Cluj, ending their hopes of Champions League football for a second successive season...

Herald Scotland · Aug 14
Herald Scotland · Aug 14

Steven Gerrard warns Rangers not to repeat Celtic’s European error against Midtjylland

STEVEN GERRARD has warned his Rangers players not to underestimate Midtjylland and run the risk of repeating Celtic’s European errors...

Herald Scotland · Aug 14
Herald Scotland · Aug 13

Neil Lennon: Champions League exit could affect my ability to strengthen Celtic squad

NEIL Lennon last night admitted Celtic’s failure to qualify for the Champions League for the second season running could adversely affect his ability to strengthen his squad further in the transfer market...

Herald Scotland · Aug 13
Herald Scotland · Aug 13

Celtic 3 Cluj 4: How the Celtic players rated

BAIN: Difficult night for the keeper who will feel that he might have done better with Cluj’s third and fourth goals of the night but will point to some shambolic defending in front of him...

Herald Scotland · Aug 13
Herald Scotland · Aug 13

Celtic 3 CFR Cluj 4 (aggregate 4-5): Neil Lennon’s side crash out of Champions League

NEIL Lennon may have left his error-prone new signing Boli Bolingoli on the bench in order to avoid the sort of costly defensive mistakes which had gifted CFR Cluj their goal in the first leg of this Champions League third qualifying tie in Romania last week...

Herald Scotland · Aug 13
Herald Scotland · Aug 13

Celtic 3 Cluj 4: Five talking points as Celtic crash out of Champions League

A hugely disappointing night for Celtic ended their hopes of qualification for the Champions League at the same hurdle as last season, going out 5-4 on aggregate to Cluj after a 4-3 defeat on the evening...

Herald Scotland · Aug 13
Herald Scotland · Aug 13

Celtic v Cluj LIVE: Lennon’s side lead on away goals

Join us for our live coverage as Celtic host Romanian champions Cluj in the third qualifying round of the Champions League...

Herald Scotland · Aug 13
Herald Scotland · Aug 13

Ex-Celtic manager ‘target’ Rafa Benitez opens up about Newcastle exit

Ex-Celtic managerial ‘target’ Rafa Benitez has opened up on his departure from Newcastle – explaining how he didn’t trust club chiefs towards the end of his reign...

Herald Scotland · Aug 13
Herald Scotland · Aug 13

John McGinn confesses love for Celtic and refuses to rule out Parkhead move in future

John McGinn has confessed his love for Celtic and explained how he won’t shut up about the Hoops at Villa Park...

Herald Scotland · Aug 13
Herald Scotland · Aug 13

Kieran Tierney returned to Celtic to bid emotional farewell to teammates after Arsenal switch

Celtic boss Neil Lennon has revealed Kieran Tierney was welcomed back to Parkhead to bid an emotional farewell to his teammates earlier this week...

Herald Scotland · Aug 13
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View fixtures League table

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1 Celtic 2 2 0 0 12 2 10 6
2 “Rangers” 2 2 0 0 8 2 6 6
3 Ross County 2 1 1 0 3 0 3 4
4 Aberdeen 2 1 0 1 3 3 0 3
5 St Mirren 2 1 0 1 1 1 0 3
6 Hamilton Academical 2 1 0 1 2 3 -1 3
7 Hibernian 2 1 0 1 2 6 -4 3
8 Livingston 2 0 2 0 2 2 0 2
9 Hearts 2 0 1 1 2 3 -1 1
10 Motherwell 2 0 1 1 2 5 -3 1
11 St Johnstone 2 0 1 1 2 9 -7 1
12 Kilmarnock 2 0 0 2 1 4 -3 0

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Celtic 2-1 Dunfermline Celtic FC Celtic 2-1 Dunfermline at Celtic Park in Glasgow in the League Cup. 2019-08-17T15:00:00+00:00 2019-08-17T16:45:00+00:00
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League Cup
15:00 17 August 2019

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Celtic v AIK Celtic FC Celtic v AIK at Celtic Park in Glasgow in the UEFA Europa League. 2019-08-22T19:45:00+00:00 2019-08-22T21:30:00+00:00
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19:45 22 August 2019