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Is Celtic Target Greg Taylor An Ibrox Fan? Most Of Our Fans Neither Know Nor Care.

Amidst the howling madness of the Ibrox support over their upcoming partial stadium closure there’s some snarking at Celtic over the idea that we might be about to sign Kilmarnock defender Greg Taylor.

Neil McCann Hails “Brilliant” Celtic Fans For Pointing Out Idiot In The Stand.

Neil McCann – yes, the Neil McCann this blog frequently criticises – has paid tribute to the “brilliant” Celtic fans who protected the club’s good name this afternoon by pointing out an idiot in the stand who appeared to throw an object onto the pitch...

The Celtic Blog · Aug 24

Celtic’s Next Captain, And Scott Brown’s Replacement, Is Already At The Club.

This midweek, we saw yet another excellent performance from a player who has grown into his Parkhead role like few others I’ve seen.

The Celtic Blog · Aug 24
The Celtic Blog · Aug 23

Some Ibrox Fans Are Blaming Celtic And Lawwell For UEFA’s Decision To Partially Close Their Ground.

Amidst the fury emanating from the Ibrox support over UEFA’s decision today to close part of their ground for the match against Legia Warsaw is the usual whatabouttery and one rather fine, fantastic, conspiracy theory...

The Celtic Blog · Aug 23
The Celtic Blog · Aug 23

Peter Lawwell And The Truth About Progress

Ok so first up, I’m neither a “Lennon hater” nor a “Lawwell hater”, so please don’t waste your time, at the end of this piece, by posting that infantile nonsense in the comments.

The Celtic Blog · Aug 23
The Celtic Blog · Aug 22

Craig Levein Isn’t Standing Up For Lennon, He’s Covering His Own Backside.

So Craig Levein becomes the first manager in Scotland to “stand up for Lennon” as our manager faces the criticism that goes with making huge mistakes at the biggest club in the country.

The Celtic Blog · Aug 22
The Celtic Blog · Aug 21

Daniel Sturridge Was Never A Celtic Target. The Snubbed Story Is Ludicrous.

Where the Hell are these stories coming from about how our “transfer target” Daniel Sturridge has snubbed both us and the Ibrox club and gone somewhere else? I’ve read one website, and one article, that has made an explicit connection between Daniel Sturridge and this club.

The Celtic Blog · Aug 21
The Celtic Blog · Aug 21

We’re Facing A Defensive Crisis For Tomorrow Night’s Game. What A Surprise.

Well, Lennon gave us the news that nobody wanted to hear today, and it was not in the least bit surprising.

The Celtic Blog · Aug 21
The Celtic Blog · Aug 21

Another Signing Deadline Comes And Goes And Celtic Is No Stronger For It.

Today Celtic is taking more flak from the fans for sending out a message urging supporters to “Plan Ahead” by booking early for Xmas functions at Parkhead.

The Celtic Blog · Aug 21
The Celtic Blog · Aug 20

Celtic Is Surrounded By Hate, But We Should Believe That None Makes It Onto The Pitch?

Day Three of the Tom Boyd story, and there is talk that Celtic could be fined as much as £100,000 for his comments.

The Celtic Blog · Aug 20
The Celtic Blog · Aug 19

After A Rough Week, A Defence Of Celtic Social Media.

This hasn’t been the easiest week in the recent history of our club, but it’s worth remembering things were pretty settled and relaxed this time last week.

The Celtic Blog · Aug 19
The Celtic Blog · Aug 19

Celtic Comes Out Swinging Over The Mounting Hysteria Regarding Tom Boyd.

This morning I wrote of how the media is having a go at Tom Boyd and how ridiculous this makes them look.

The Celtic Blog · Aug 19
The Celtic Blog · Aug 19

Kris Boyd’s Attack On Celtic Fans Summed Up His Poisonous Media Career.

Over the weekend, someone drew my attention to Kris Boyd’s latest piece of excrement, where he used the occasion of Celtic’s exit from the Champions League to launch a bitter attack on the fans...

The Celtic Blog · Aug 19
The Celtic Blog · Aug 18

In Spite Of All The Stress Of The Week, We’re One Step Closer To Hampden. Again.

Partick Thistle then. A home game in the real Glasgow derby, and the road to Hampden is once again laid out in front of us.

The Celtic Blog · Aug 18
The Celtic Blog · Aug 18

European Progress Or The Ten? The False Choice That Has Us Risking Everything.

From the moment Neil Lennon was announced as manager, one line of defence has been proposed for him over and over again; he is the man who knows how to get us to 10.

The Celtic Blog · Aug 18
The Celtic Blog · Aug 17

Today Neil Lennon’s Celtic Were Minutes From Disaster. Yes, We Should Be Worried.

Today we were six minutes from seeing the proudest record in domestic football gambled on the lottery of a penalty shoot-out.

The Celtic Blog · Aug 17
The Celtic Blog · Aug 16

Lennon Doesn’t Believe His Tactics Had “Any Bearing On The Game.” That Is Delusional.

If you weren’t worried after Tuesday, or if you just weren’t worried enough, then now is the time to be, because Mr “Collective Responsibility” told the media at his press conference today that his tactics – his abysmal, amateurish, disastrous tactics – had “no bearing on the game.” He also said the result would “galvanise”...

The Celtic Blog · Aug 16
The Celtic Blog · Aug 16

So What If Rodgers Sent A Player To Ibrox? He’s Irrelevant With So Much Else Going On.

Reading through some of the forums and blogs today I am mystified as to why anyone is surprised, or why anyone cares, that Brendan Rodgers has sent one of his reserves to Ibrox for the season...

The Celtic Blog · Aug 16
The Celtic Blog · Aug 15

Still Feeling Fed Up Over Tuesday? Well This Should Cheer You Up A Wee Bit.

Seen the Edouard song put to the famous Shawshank movie scene yet? Hell, it’s been a rough week so far.

The Celtic Blog · Aug 15
The Celtic Blog · Aug 15

Jordan Ibe: A Piece Of Lawwell Feelgood Fluff Which Won’t Be Fooling Anybody.

You just knew it would be something. Once, back in the sands of time, Graham Spiers pointed out that “succulent lamb was seved on both sides of the city.” At Ibrox these days, they can barely afford kebab meat, so when the real stuff is being doled out it’s Lawwell’s fingers which are wrapped around...

The Celtic Blog · Aug 15
The Celtic Blog · Aug 15

Celtic Cannot Just “Move On” From Tuesday’s Defeat. We Have Problems And We Need To Confront Them.

This morning, Phil put up a very good piece on the self-inflicted nature of Celtic’s disastrous defeat in the Champions League on Tuesday night.

The Celtic Blog · Aug 15
The Celtic Blog · Aug 14

Our Rivals Should Take No Heart From Last Night. It Probably Doesn’t Help Them.

If the reaction on Celtic cyberspace was entirely predictable after last night – and it’s pretty near unanimous that Lennon was to blame for the tactics and the result but the board should carry the can for strategic failures almost beyond count – then the reaction on the NewCo sites probably won’t come as any...

The Celtic Blog · Aug 14
The Celtic Blog · Aug 14

Our Unaccountable Board Continues To Demonstrate Its Utter Contempt For The Fans.

On 25 May this year, on the anniversary of the greatest triumph in the history of the club, and with another historic accomplishment just completed, even as the supporters were celebrating that fact, the Celtic board offered Neil Lennon, our interim boss, a man who took the job after the resignation of Brendan Rodgers, the...

The Celtic Blog · Aug 14
The Celtic Blog · Aug 14

If Players Are Being Forced On Lennon That Damns Him As Much As Last Night Does.

This morning, Phil posted a piece that suggested that our manager is not in control of the signing policy and that he left Bolingoli and Jullien on the bench because he does not fancy them as players and did not sign them in the first place...

The Celtic Blog · Aug 14
The Celtic Blog · Aug 13

How Did That Happen Tonight? Complacency And Stupidity In Equal Measure.

Last week, when Bolingoli was being slated by some of our fans and everyone in the media – and I wonder what the hacks agenda could possibly have been?

The Celtic Blog · Aug 13
The Celtic Blog · Aug 13

Dan Petrescu Spells Out Celtic’s Strength And Sends A Backhand Warning To The Rest.

Rival managers have a lot of different tools when it comes to messing with the minds of the opposition bosses, but Dan Petrescu’s effort is especially interesting.

The Celtic Blog · Aug 13
The Celtic Blog · Aug 13

Tonight We Care About Who Is In The Team, Not Those “Celtic Fans” Who Aren’t.

I guess now that Kieran Tierney has actually left Celtic Park, in spite of his protestations of love and loyalty, John McGinn feels that this is a good time to profess his own affections for the club he turned down the chance to play for in the first place...

The Celtic Blog · Aug 13
The Celtic Blog · Aug 12

How Do We Stop The Hacks Unsettling Our Players? We Start Banning Them For It.

The Sun today tried to unsettle James Forrest. Look, let there be no doubt at all that this was the explicit intent behind the story which surfaced today about alleged interest from Russia...

The Celtic Blog · Aug 12
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Bayo, Jullien, Boli improves, Fraser is back, James on the left, Wanyama chat, AIK and of course the game at Mordor...

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

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Celtic 3-1 Hearts Celtic FC Celtic 3-1 Hearts at Celtic Park in Glasgow in the Scottish Premiership. 2019-08-25T15:00:00+01:00 2019-08-25T16:45:00+01:00
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Scottish Premiership
15:00 25 August 2019

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AIK v Celtic Celtic FC AIK v Celtic at Friends Arena in Stockholm, Sweden in the UEFA Europa League. 2019-08-29T18:00:00+00:00 2019-08-29T19:45:00+00:00
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UEFA Europa League
18:00 29 August 2019