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The Celtic Blog · Oct 21

Lennon Lavished High Praise On The Team At The Weekend. They Deserved It All But So Does He.

In the aftermath of Saturday’s game, Neil Lennon lavished praise on the team by saying that it was the “most complete performance” of his time back at the club...

The Celtic Blog · Oct 21
The Celtic Blog · Oct 21

Celtic Park Will Be Rocking On Thursday. The Fans Can Inspire The Team To Victory.

One of the best nights I ever had at Celtic Park was a European night; the Manchester United game when Nakamura scored his majestic free-kick.

The Celtic Blog · Oct 21
The Celtic Blog · Oct 21

Some In The Press Might Lament The Failed Career Of Islam Feruz, But Celtic Fans Won’t.

Amidst all the stories from last week’s news, there was one I knew I would have to follow up on; it was written in The Scotsman, by Alan Pattullo...

The Celtic Blog · Oct 21
The Celtic Blog · Oct 20

Gerrard Has Admitted Sevco Is Skint, And The Media’s Trying To Put A Good Face On It.

Late last week, some in the media were writing stories about how the real battle between Celtic and Sevco – “the one that could decide the title” – might happen off the field, in January...

The Celtic Blog · Oct 20
The Celtic Blog · Oct 19

An Blistering Performance Today From Celtic And The Main Conclusions We Can Draw From It.

Well, that was very special today. It was an excellent performance from the whole team, and especially in that second half when we were clinical and brilliant.

The Celtic Blog · Oct 19
The Celtic Blog · Oct 19

As Frimpong Starts, It Begs The Questions: Is A New Star Is Born At Celtic Park?

Neil has made an interesting team selection decision today, by putting Frimpong into the starting line-up.

The Celtic Blog · Oct 19
The Celtic Blog · Oct 19

Ex-Celtic Target Is Still Clinging Onto The Dream, But It’s Definitely Over For Him.

It was interesting to see Johnny Russell in the papers this morning talking about how he would have loved to have played for Celtic and still would.

The Celtic Blog · Oct 19
The Celtic Blog · Oct 19

Kris Boyd’s Edouard Comments Show Again What A Complete Idiot He Is.

Kris Boyd should keep his mouth shut about Celtic. Since he can’t be, in any way, objective he should simply button his trap and say nothing else.

The Celtic Blog · Oct 19
The Celtic Blog · Oct 18

Celtic Are Catching Gold, And A Lot Of Folk At Sevco Think It Looks Easy.

As regular readers will know, I enjoy good TV shows and one of my favourites is the show Gold Rush, which can found on the Discovery Channel.

The Celtic Blog · Oct 18
The Celtic Blog · Oct 18

Lennon Ramps Up The Pressure Over The SFA’s Silence On Racist And Sectarian Chants.

Neil Lennon today throw a hand grenade into the debate over racist chanting by telling the media that he would “encourage” our players to walk off the pitch if it was being levelled at them...

The Celtic Blog · Oct 18
The Celtic Blog · Oct 18

The Support Gascoigne Gets Is An Insult To Every Female, But Especially Those Who Follow Football.

This has nothing to do with our club, thankfully, but I was astonished to read yesterday that Paul Gascoigne had been cleared of sexual assault, when he blatantly invaded the space of a woman and forced himself on her...

The Celtic Blog · Oct 18
The Celtic Blog · Oct 18

Gerrard Wants His Son To Grow Up A Sevco Fan. Why Not His Daughter Lourdes Too?

One of the most ridiculous of all this month’s Sevco-centric stories was the one that some of the media were running last night, about how Gerrard said he hoped his son would grow up a Sevco supporter.

The Celtic Blog · Oct 18
The Celtic Blog · Oct 17

It Is High Time Sevco Fans Put Aside Their Evil Obsession With Child Abuse.

Tonight the BBC has dropped a bomb onto the Sevco fans who have spent the last few years focussing, in ever more despicable fashion, on the Celtic Boys Club scandal...

The Celtic Blog · Oct 17
The Celtic Blog · Oct 17

Gascoigne May Have Been Found Not Guilty, But No-One Should Dare Argue That He Is Innocent

I’m getting a lot of nonsense in my inbox tonight, as you might expect, about Gascoigne getting found not guilty at his trial for sexually assaulting a young woman on a train...

The Celtic Blog · Oct 17
The Celtic Blog · Oct 17

Of Course Young Dembele Chose To Play For England. Scotland Is A Shambles.

No-one at any level of the SFA should be complaining, wailing, whining or otherwise bitching over the decision young Karamoko Dembele has made to choose representing England over Scotland...

The Celtic Blog · Oct 17
The Celtic Blog · Oct 17

VAR Will Limit The Number Of “Honest Mistakes.” That’s Why Some Don’t Want It.

The SFA is an organisation that is completely unwilling to change with the times, and the only circumstances under which they ever do so is when they are dragged, kicking and screaming, across the line...

The Celtic Blog · Oct 17
The Celtic Blog · Oct 17

Ignore The Media’s Stirring. Odsonne Edouard Will Not Be Leaving Celtic In January.

I am absolutely certain that there would have been scouts from various clubs watching France’s Under 21 game the other night.

The Celtic Blog · Oct 17
The Celtic Blog · Oct 16

What’s The Best Celtic Song? Our Team Name Their Own Personal Favourites.

Over the weekend, I got to thinking about all the great Celtic songs I’ve heard down through the years, and there have been many, many, many of them...

The Celtic Blog · Oct 16
The Celtic Blog · Oct 16

Hammond’s Appointment Is Made Official. Top Of His Agenda? Find The Next Scott Brown.

So Celtic have finally appointed Nicky Hammond as their Head of Football Operations, a fancy title which you can interpret in any way you want...

The Celtic Blog · Oct 16
The Celtic Blog · Oct 16

The Continuing Rise Of Odsonne Edouard Is A Humiliation For Much Of Our Press.

Last night, The Daily Record has a reporter doing a minute by minute review of Alfredo Morelos’ 70 minutes in a Colombia shirt.

The Celtic Blog · Oct 16
The Celtic Blog · Oct 16

UEFA Decision On Lazio Is Good For Celtic Fans, And It Punishes The Guilty. SFA Take Note.

UEFA last night took the decision not to close Lazio’s ground for the coming Europa League match against Celtic; it’s a decision both clubs urged the governing body not to take because it would have severely impacted on the estimated 10,000 plus travelling support.

The Celtic Blog · Oct 16
The Celtic Blog · Oct 15

The SPFL Makes Another Meaningless Statement On Sectarianism. The SFA Says Nothing.

Regular readers will know that this site has no time for either of Scotland’s two alleged “anti-sectarian charities.” People too intellectually lazy or cowardly to examine the difference between political songs and racist or sectarian ones aren’t worthy of support...

The Celtic Blog · Oct 15
The Celtic Blog · Oct 15

Frustration As Celtic Fans Face A One Day Delay To Find Out If They’ll Be Going To Rome.

Celtic fans who have booked up for Rome are facing another night of frustration as the case against Lazio fans for making Nazi salutes goes to another day.

The Celtic Blog · Oct 15
The Celtic Blog · Oct 15

Sevconia Has A New, And Pitiful, Obsession With Inconsequential “Rankings”.

Last week, I scorched Joel Sked of The Scotsman for his dire article on the “SPL prediction” made by the website FiveThirtyEight.

The Celtic Blog · Oct 15
The Celtic Blog · Oct 14

The SFA’s Trial Of Dave King Would Be A Very Short One And Easy To Win.

In 2006, OJ Simpson and a Hollywood screenwriter and occasional ghost-writer called Pablo Fenjves completed a project which would prove to be as controversial as anything else from Simpson’s life...

The Celtic Blog · Oct 14
The Celtic Blog · Oct 13

A History Of Bigotry At Ibrox: Revelations From Stephen O’Donnell’s Tangled Up In Blue.

Last month I did a piece on how Stephen O’Donnell’s fantastic book Tangled Up In Blue was so close to the knuckle, and did such a job of challenging the long held media narrative on what happened at Rangers, that mainstream media sites refused to review it...

The Celtic Blog · Oct 13
The Celtic Blog · Oct 13

Scottish Football Is About To Be Permanently Changed. Is Celtic Ready For It?

The face of Scottish football may be 18 days away from being changed forever, and there is stony silence at the SFA...

The Celtic Blog · Oct 13
The Celtic Blog · Oct 12

Trumpian King Takes The Applause Of The Peepul He’s Screwing, But Who Are Too Deluded To See Straight.

Tomorrow I’m going to take a long look at King and the disgrace and scandal he has heaped on his club, and the damage his very presence in the building might do.

The Celtic Blog · Oct 12
The Celtic Blog · Oct 12

The International Fortnight Has Produced Two Daft Celtic Transfer Stories.

Earlier this week, I published my first article in a while when I did something on the stories that linked us with our former midfielder Victor Wanyama.

The Celtic Blog · Oct 12
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TMT#194 – Frimmy’s Show

Welcome to the latest episode of 20 Minute Tims. The international break is finally over and there’s loads to discuss this week, including; *Celtic get back on the goals trail by hitting 6 past Ross County *The performances of Mo Elyounoussi, Jeremie Frimpong and Odsonne Edouard among others *The return of European action as Italian giants Lazio come to down in the clash we’re reluctantly calling ‘The Di Canio Derby’ (not really) *And Nick Hammond is confirmed as Celtic’s Football Operations Guy or someth...

We Shall Not Be Moved Podcast – Sixy Football S3

Mickey is joined this week by J.P & Mick and they discuss the 6-0 win over Ross County, upcoming fixtures against Lazio & Aberdeen, and the ‘Fantasy 5’s’ is back, this time with a select of obscure heroes...

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TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1 Celtic 9 7 1 1 28 7 21 22
2 “Rangers” 9 7 1 1 27 6 21 22
3 Motherwell 9 5 1 3 15 13 2 16
4 Aberdeen 9 4 3 2 13 10 3 15
5 Kilmarnock 9 4 2 3 8 8 0 14
6 Ross County 9 3 3 3 10 17 -7 12
7 Livingston 9 3 2 4 13 13 0 11
8 Hamilton Academical 9 2 3 4 8 16 -8 9
9 St Mirren 9 2 2 5 5 8 -3 8
10 Hearts 9 1 4 4 10 14 -4 7
11 Hibernian 9 1 4 4 8 18 -10 7
12 St Johnstone 9 0 4 5 7 22 -15 4

Last match

Celtic 6-0 Ross County Celtic FC Celtic 6-0 Ross County at Celtic Park in Glasgow in the Scottish Premiership. 2019-10-19T15:00:00+00:00 2019-10-19T16:45:00+00:00
Celtic6-0Ross County
Celtic
 
Ross County

Scottish Premiership
15:00 19 October 2019

Next match

Celtic v Lazio Celtic FC Celtic v Lazio at Celtic Park in Glasgow in the UEFA Europa League. 2019-10-24T20:00:00+00:00 2019-10-24T21:45:00+00:00
CelticvSS Lazio
Celtic
 
Lazio

UEFA Europa League
20:00 24 October 2019