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The Athletic · Apr 4

Celtic Quiz: Career clubs, missing players, classic commentary, Invincibles

Test you knowledge of Celtic with our fiendish quiz, set by Kieran Devlin...

The Athletic · Mar 30

Do Celtic need a new centre-back?

Fans want additions and the statistics show there is very little between the current options...

The Athletic · Mar 27

How hustling Celtic shocked Liverpool to win at Anfield

Overrunning the midfield and the direct talents of Hartson were key to one of the club’s best European victories...

The Athletic · Mar 20

The tactics behind Celtic’s great victory over Barcelona

Miku was the unexpected star as Lionel Messi and his team-mates were beaten by an injury-ravaged team in Glasgow...

The Athletic · Mar 16

Celtic mailbag: Midfield options, Euro woes, Ajer’s future and the kids to watch

You asked, we answered – Kieran Devlin fields your questions on a variety of topics as football is forced to hit the pause button...

The Athletic · Mar 11

Celtic must ‘put wheels on their suitcase’ to bring winning mentality to Europe

They are ruthless domestically but might need to embrace outside ideas to become more of a force in the continental competitions...

The Athletic · Mar 6

Celtic’s 3-5-2 has a rather fundamental flaw: the wing-backs

Celtic’s left side has gone from strength to weakness, while James Forrest’s defensive instincts have been exposed on the right...

The Athletic · Mar 4

O** F***’s European exploits offer Rangers opportunity to bridge financial void

Rangers and Celtic’s European progress could propel Scotland into the top 15 of the UEFA rankings, earning a second Champions League spot...

The Athletic · Feb 28

Lennon got his tactics all wrong in Europe again – and Celtic paid the price

Being dumped out of the Champions League by Cluj should have taught the manager a lesson for the Europa League...

The Athletic · Feb 27

A year of Neil Lennon at Celtic. Has it been a success?

Lennon isn’t a better manager than Rodgers, who left in controversial circumstances a year ago, but the squad is unarguably in better shape...

The Athletic · Feb 24

Mixing anarchy with control is tricky – but it brings the best out of Celtic

Neil Lennon’s style comes with its inherent risks, but would a more composed Celtic be quite so effective in the end?

The Athletic · Feb 21

Irish pubs full of overpriced Guinness – the ticketless Celtic fans in Denmark

Why do fans still spend hundreds of pounds to go to Copenhagen without a ticket to the match?

The Athletic · Feb 14

Is Christie still a starter and how should Lennon tackle Copenhagen? Your Celtic questions answered

Kieran Devlin tackles your questions in our latest Celtic mailbag after the champions went 10 points clear on Wednesday night...

The Athletic · Feb 6

Lennon’s 3-5-2 has produced mixed results – but tactical flexibility will be crucial

Celtic fluctuated between dominance and disarray against Motherwell, highlighting the limitations of their current formation...

The Athletic · Feb 3

You’ll Never Talk Alone – the Celtic fans trying to get supporters to chat about mental health

The charity are working with the club to break down barriers...

The Athletic · Jan 29

Is there still space at Celtic for Lennon favourites like Hayes and Simunovic?

The duo haven’t performed to the highest of standards in recent games but the manager is hinting both could be in line for new contracts...

The Athletic · Jan 26

Make no mistake – Celtic will miss Jeremie Frimpong. They already do

The young Dutchman has made a big impact at Celtic Park and his injury-enforced absence will be keenly felt...

The Athletic · Jan 24

How ‘Magic Odsonne’ became Celtic’s best striker since Henrik Larsson

The Athletic went to France to speak to some of those who know Edouard best...

The Athletic · Jan 18

As Patterson makes his Rangers bow, Rudden aims to relaunch his career against Celtic: ‘I need to kick on from here’

The young striker left Ibrox for Partick Thistle this week and is philosophical about his future...

The Athletic · Jan 17

What does Klimala’s arrival mean for Celtic?

The Polish striker’s signing could herald a switch in system which Neil Lennon has already experimented with...

The Athletic · Jan 8

Farewell to Scott Sinclair, who scored more goals and provided more assists than anyone else in Celtic’s treble treble era

The former Manchester City forward has joined Preston after falling out of favour under Neil Lennon...

The Athletic · Jan 3

As Celtic sort through the debris of defeat to Rangers, there are reasons for positivity over the winter break

The O** F*** defeat was a big blow, but some perspective is needed...

The Athletic · Dec 31, 2019

What to expect from Celtic in the January transfer window

Underperforming understudies mean the strength in depth of Neil Lennon’s squad is now in question as the mid-season market begins...

The Athletic · Dec 30, 2019

Celtic did not learn lessons from the League Cup final and paid the price. It’s a worry going into the rest of the season

A style as inherently risky as Lennonball was going to come unstuck eventually, and it has done so spectacularly...

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