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The Case Against Neil Lennon.

Over the last few weeks everyone’s had their say on the Lennon situation, and most have given the reasons why he should get the Celtic job...

The Celtic Blog · Apr 20

The Next Celtic Boss Will Need Money To Spend. The Board Has No Choice Here.

Chris Sutton, in his column today for a rag that every Celtic fan rightly detests, has stumbled onto one of the unnerving aspects should Neil Lennon get the job; he has already butted heads with the board over budgets in his previous tenure at the club...

The Celtic Blog · Apr 20
The Celtic Blog · Apr 19

Lennon Hits Back At Whoever Is Leaking The Celtic Line-Ups To The Public.

Neil Lennon reacted today against those who think that it’s somehow cool to leak our team line-ups before games...

The Celtic Blog · Apr 19
The Celtic Blog · Apr 18

McLeish And His Staff Were Doomed From The Minute They Outed Our Player.

The SFA moves slowly even at the best of times, and the last few weeks will not go down amongst the finest in the history of one of European football’s most backward organisations.

The Celtic Blog · Apr 18
The Celtic Blog · Apr 18

After Last Night, Celtic Will Still Hold The Greatest Record Of All. Probably Forever.

Last night, I watched one of the finest Champions League games of all time, a game that had everything including the high drama of two momentous VAR decisions, both of which were 100% right, both of which materially affected the outcome and sold me on this technology once and for all...

The Celtic Blog · Apr 18
The Celtic Blog · Apr 17

Come On Celtic, There’s Some Money We Just Shouldn’t Touch At All.

To the glee of a certain national newspaper, Celtic are getting a bit of a pasting on Twitter tonight over their latest commercial partnership, another bookie, and the launch of a “Celtic Slots” game.

The Celtic Blog · Apr 17
The Celtic Blog · Apr 17

What Can Celtic Do About Kilmarnock’s Proposed Ticket Cut? Not Show Up Apparently.

Following on the news, yesterday, that Kilmarnock are cutting the ticket allocation for the Ibrox fans when they visit Rugby Park on the last day of the season, the media is trying to whip up a controversy over our own club’s share being slashed.

The Celtic Blog · Apr 17
The Celtic Blog · Apr 17

Celtic Takes Seriously The Issues In Its Stands. If Only Other Clubs Did The Same.

On Sunday we saw a match so physical that James Caan’s mighty rollerball legend Johnathan E would have walked off the pitch in disgust at Aberdeen’s tactics...

The Celtic Blog · Apr 17
The Celtic Blog · Apr 16

Michael Stewart Is Not Pro-Celtic. He’s Simply Anti-Nonsense.

There’s a lot of anger swirling about today, in relation to Michael Stewart’s brutal takedown of Dave King yesterday.

The Celtic Blog · Apr 16
The Celtic Blog · Apr 15

Celtic Hits Back At “Sectarian” Songs But Also Highlights The Ugly Chants Our Club Has To Endure.

Tonight Celtic condemned those fans who were involved in “sectarian chanting” at Derek McInnes yesterday, but in doing so our club wanted to make a wider point, and they did so brilliantly by urging that similar attention be paid to the disgraceful chanting by Aberdeen supporters and “others” throughout this season...

The Celtic Blog · Apr 15
The Celtic Blog · Apr 15

Celtic On Red Alert As King Threatens To Spend Spend Spend For Next Season.

If the Celtic board needed further convincing that the people running things at Ibrox aren’t interested in embracing fiscal sanity, but are hell-bent on stopping nine and then ten in a row, they got the proof of it today in a missive King sent out to his season ticket base...

The Celtic Blog · Apr 15
The Celtic Blog · Apr 14

Last Week’s Scott Brown Witch-Hunt Was The Media At Its Running Worst.

I work for a company in Glasgow whose owner/founder is massive Celtic fan, a man who has been involved with the club and knows his stuff...

The Celtic Blog · Apr 14
The Celtic Blog · Apr 13

Those Who Think Celtic Should Be Shopping In The SPL Have Never Watched Football.

There are people in the Scottish media who think we should have been “in the race” for Aberdeen’s Graeme Shinnie.

The Celtic Blog · Apr 13
The Celtic Blog · Apr 12

The Youth Cup Final Lockout Is Scottish Football At Its Most Backward And Pathetic.

Tonight, VideoCelts revealed that the coming Reserve League match between Celtic and the NewCo will not be a ticketed affair.

The Celtic Blog · Apr 12
The Celtic Blog · Apr 12

Celtic Set To Act On Fan Misbehaviour Before The Issue Is Taken Out Of Our Hands.

Last night there was a meeting at Celtic Park between supporter’s club members and some of the senior staff at the club; Peter Lawwell, John Paul Taylor and Ronnie Hawthorn, our head of security.

The Celtic Blog · Apr 12
The Celtic Blog · Apr 12

Neil Lennon Soldiers On. He Can Do Nothing About Speculation Other Than Ignore It.

A lot of people feel somewhat sympathetic towards Neil Lennon over the rash of speculation about the Celtic job.

The Celtic Blog · Apr 12
The Celtic Blog · Apr 12

Celtic Has A Number Of Ex-EPL Prodigy’s On Its Books. Why Does The Media Want To Focus On The One At Ibrox?

Just the other day, I took issue with stupid statements from Ronald De Boer about how the Ibrox club could overhaul Celtic by focussing on youth development and following the “Ajax model.” I said that it was fanciful at best, and in fact that it was outright nonsense...

The Celtic Blog · Apr 12
The Celtic Blog · Apr 11

Why Do So Many Ex-Celts Appear Desperate To See Our Best Players Leaving?

Johan Mjallby wants to see Kristofer Ajer become “another Van Dijk.” But not in terms of doing anything with Celtic.

The Celtic Blog · Apr 11
The Celtic Blog · Apr 11

Is It Time For Celtic To Consider The Manager Ibrox Missed?

When the Ibrox NewCo was flapping about in the aftermath of Mark Warburton’s allegedly disastrous reign, the media linked them with a number of candidates who seemed outlandish and far-fetched...

The Celtic Blog · Apr 11
The Celtic Blog · Apr 10

De Boer Thinks NewCo Should Copy Ajax. Celtic Is Further Down That Road Than They Are.

I’ve heard a lot of suggestions recently for how NewCo can catch Celtic, and they are all pretty ridiculous.

The Celtic Blog · Apr 10
The Celtic Blog · Apr 10

Celtic Has Done Everything Right Since Rodgers Left. We Mustn’t Change That Now.

The media is filling its pages with names now, names of the next Celtic manager, and it doesn’t matter whether there is truth in any of the stories or not...

The Celtic Blog · Apr 10

McInnes’ Efforts At Psyching Lennon Out Are Pitiful. He Is The Real Hampden Failure.

Whatever my views might be on Neil Lennon’s credentials for the Celtic manager’s job, this is a man who has succeeded already in one of the toughest jobs in the game.

Should Ibrox’s Liverpool Loanee Cop A Ban For An Anti-Celtic Comment? Yes, Of Course He Should.

Joe Worrall is in a bit of bother after a video clip emerged of him saying “F@@@ the Celtic” whilst in the back seat of a car.

Peter Lawwell, The Celtic Board And Their Major Failures Of Leadership.

You cannot watch the Brexit nightmare unfolding on our televisions without realising that politics in this country is going through a dark period, as the Westminster class struggles with what some writers and commentators are calling a “crisis of legitimacy.” That’s what you get when the institutions which run things are no longer trusted...

Who Did Lennon Mean When He Said Someone Is “Winding Gerrard Up From The Back”?

Amidst the events of the last week and the way they segued into the weekend’s football, I kept fully abreast of every comment the manager made in relation to last Sunday’s game.

Did Celtic Really Put The Lawyers Onto Adrian Durham? If It Ain’t True Then It Ought To Be.

Rumours reach my ears that Celtic have asked their legal team to look into comments Adrian Durham made on the radio last week in relation to Scott Brown.

Celtic Said To Be Furious As The SFA Disciplinary Case Against Brown Descends Into Farce.

The more details emerge of the Scott Brown “discipline case” the more you start to see just how phoney the accusations levelled at him are...

Celtic Set To Take The SFA All The Way Over Their Ludicrous Derby Day Charges.

No sooner had I published the last piece, but the news broke that Celtic are going to come out swinging over the SFA’s ridiculous case.

There Is A Section Of Our Support Who Simply Be Must Removed From It.

Tonight we secured three more points and took a giant step towards the title, but I am not writing about that; instead I’m writing about the goons with their smoke bombs and flares and the particular specimen who throw a firecracker onto the park, to the injury of the St Mirren keeper...

Someone Is Continuing To Leak Celtic’s Team Sheets. That Person Has To Be Found.

The morning of a derby is filled for many with a ritual; all Celtic fans will have a different way to start their derby days off, whether it’s heading to a pub for a few jars with mates, or heading round to their families to get ready for the build-up...

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Half Hour Hoops · Apr 16

HHH #68 Sheep Shagged

The team go over the Aberdeen game and the usual chat @halfhourhoops...

Half Hour Hoops · Apr 16

Episode 65 – Ntcham Pain Supernova

After locking Hamish and John in a cupboard, Paul takes over the podcast to invite our pal Stevie from The Jersey Doesn’t Shrink blog onto the show.

90 Minute Cynic · Apr 16

Siamese Dream

Welcome to the 90 Minute Cynic Podcast (@90minutecynic) with host Chris Gallagher joined by a panel of Louis McCaffrey, Chris Sermanni and Christian Wulff. Semi Final Win Jozo & Hayes Neil Lennon Manager Search Media Outrage We finish with a Versus Neil Lennon vs Brendan Rodgers European Record Follow us on Twitter: Twitter.com/90minutecynic Follow us on Facebook: Facebook.com/90minutecynic Follow us on Instagram: Instagram.com/90minutecynic...

90 Minute Cynic · Apr 16

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TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1 Celtic 34 24 6 4 71 17 54 78
2 “Rangers” 34 20 9 5 76 25 51 69
3 Aberdeen 34 18 7 9 53 37 16 61
4 Kilmarnock 34 16 10 8 46 29 17 58
5 Hibernian 34 14 11 9 49 34 15 53
6 Hearts 34 15 5 14 39 44 -5 50
7 St Johnstone 34 14 5 15 34 44 -10 47
8 Motherwell 34 13 5 16 38 48 -10 44
9 Livingston 34 11 9 14 36 36 0 42
10 Hamilton Academical 34 7 5 22 22 70 -48 26
11 St Mirren 34 6 6 22 27 62 -35 24
12 Dundee 34 4 6 24 25 70 -45 18

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