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The Backpass Rule · Dec 7, 2017

What’s Wrong with Stuart Armstrong?

Celtic fans opinions on Stuart Armstrong have seemed to turned negative this season, but does he deserve it?

The Backpass Rule · Dec 7, 2017
The Backpass Rule · Sep 21, 2017

Alfredo Morelos: Some Quick Praise from a Small Sample

Alfredo Morelos has been a huge improvement at striker for Rangers six matches in...

The Backpass Rule · Sep 21, 2017
The Backpass Rule · Aug 4, 2017

Using Data from Leagues Around Europe to Improve xG for the SPFL

Expected goals are having a moment right now. The stat most associated with advanced stats in football has recently gotten think-pieces from outlets like The Guardian, The Telegraph, Goal...

The Backpass Rule · Aug 4, 2017
The Backpass Rule · Jul 25, 2017

A Statistical Preview of Celtic’s Champions League Opponent Rosenborg

Check out the preview of Celtic from a Rosenborg perspective at our sister site, KroneBall...

The Backpass Rule · Jul 25, 2017
The Backpass Rule · Jul 4, 2017

Identifying Possible Break-Out Players By Making League-Wide Comparisons

As I am writing this, Barrie McKay is being sold to Nottingham Forrest and former boss Mark Warburton for a rumored £500,000...

The Backpass Rule · Jul 4, 2017
The Backpass Rule · May 10, 2017

Bringing the Age Curve to the SPFL

The parallels between analytics in football and where analytics in Baseball was years ago are uncanny...

The Backpass Rule · May 10, 2017
The Backpass Rule · Apr 30, 2017

What Type of Voodoo is Tommy Wright Working at St. Johnstone?

On Saturday St. Johnstone beat Aberdeen 2-0 despite being outshot 13-8 and the xG being in favor of Aberdeen 1...

The Backpass Rule · Apr 30, 2017
The Backpass Rule · Jan 27, 2017

When Losing a Defender Hurts Your Attack: What Will Happen to Hearts Without Callum Paterson?

It would be fair to say that noted laptop enthusiast Ian Cathro has had a rocky start to his managing career...

The Backpass Rule · Jan 27, 2017
The Backpass Rule · Jan 14, 2017

Mailbag: Set Pieces, Transfers, xG, and Who in the SPFL Would Make the Best Bachelor?

Welcome to the first in a possible reoccurring series of posts where I take questions from you, the reader interested in some combination of Scottish football and stats in football...

The Backpass Rule · Jan 14, 2017
The Backpass Rule · Oct 28, 2016

Conversion Rates in the SPFL Premiership

The football analytics community most recent civil war with itself has been on the subject on finishing skill...

The Backpass Rule · Oct 28, 2016
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TMT#150 – Saints & Sinners

Welcome to the latest episode of Twenty Minute Tims Celtic return from the international break and serve up a turd of a performance away to St Mirren.

The Rosenborg Reason

Welcome to the 90 Minute Cynic Podcast (@90minutecynic) with host Chris Gallagher joined by a debuting Kieran Devlin. We chat about a lot of different things in this episode and touch on: St Mirren away Hearts Title Challenge Europa League We are also joined by Ben from Football Radar to preview the upcoming game against Rosenborg. We answer questions from twitter. Follow us on Twitter: @90MinuteCynic Facebook.com/90minutecynic...

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TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1 Hearts 5 5 0 0 11 2 9 15
2 Celtic 5 3 1 1 5 2 3 10
3 Livingston 5 3 1 1 6 4 2 10
4 “Rangers” 5 2 2 1 10 5 5 8
5 Hibernian 5 2 2 1 9 6 3 8
6 St Johnstone 5 2 2 1 5 5 0 8
7 Kilmarnock 5 2 1 2 6 4 2 7
8 Aberdeen 5 1 3 1 4 5 -1 6
9 Motherwell 5 1 1 3 6 9 -3 4
10 St Mirren 5 1 1 3 3 9 -6 4
11 Hamilton Academical 5 1 0 4 3 8 -5 3
12 Dundee 5 0 0 5 2 11 -9 0

Last match

St Mirren 0-0 Celtic Celtic FC St Mirren 0-0 Celtic at Paisley 2021 Stadium in Renfrewshire in the Ladbrokes Premiership. 2018-09-14T19:45:00+00:00 2018-09-14T21:30:00+00:00
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St Mirren
 
Celtic

Ladbrokes Premiership
19:45 14 September 2018

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Celtic v Rosenborg Celtic FC Celtic v Rosenborg at Celtic Park in Glasgow in the UEFA Europa League. 2018-09-20T20:00:00+00:00 2018-09-20T21:45:00+00:00
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Rosenborg

UEFA Europa League
20:00 20 September 2018