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The Guardian · Jan 7

Timothy Weah set for Celtic medical ahead of loan move from PSG

18-year-old will move to Scotland until end of season• Weah signs new contract extension at PSGTimothy Weah is set to join Celtic on loan for the rest of the season after Paris Saint-Germain agreed to allow the 18-year-old to continue his development in the Scottish Premiership.Weah, who has found his opportunities at the French champions restricted to just two appearances in Ligue 1 this season, will fly to Dubai on Monday evening for his medical before linking up with the test of Brendan Rodgers’ sq...

The Guardian · Jan 7
The Guardian · Dec 29, 2018

Ryan Jack helps give Steven Gerrard the best win of his Rangers career

The finest Rangers performance of Steven Gerrard’s tenure fittingly delivered the former England captain’s most meaningful result.

The Guardian · Dec 29, 2018
The Guardian · Dec 29, 2018

Rangers v Celtic: Scottish Premiership – live!

Scottish Premiership updates from the 12.30pm GMT kick-off at IbroxSocceroos boss denies Rogic is unhappy after club v country rowYou can email Ben your thoughts or via Twitter @benfisherj 10.37am GMT This is the game that means everything to these Glasgow rivals.

The Guardian · Dec 29, 2018
The Guardian · Dec 28, 2018

O** F*** derby: Steven Gerrard urges Rangers to go for one last push

Manager insists Rangers should ‘always look to be at the top’• Visitors Celtic have won seven league games in successionSteven Gerrard should relish the brief calm that follows Glasgow’s unruly football storm.

The Guardian · Dec 28, 2018
The Guardian · Dec 28, 2018

Socceroos boss denies Tom Rogic is unhappy after club v country row

Graham Arnold puts to bed talk of Celtic star’s frustrationsRogic will miss Scottish football’s O** F*** derby on SaturdayCoach Graham Arnold says Socceroos star Tom Rogic has put his disappointment at missing Celtic’s O** F*** derby clash with Rangers behind him and is focused on helping Australia defend the Asian Cup...

The Guardian · Dec 28, 2018
The Guardian · Dec 26, 2018

Scott Sinclair hits hat-trick for Celtic while Hibs earn late draw at Rangers

Leaders run out 4-3 winners over Aberdeen in Pittodrie thriller• Darren McGregor goal denies Steven Gerrard’s side at IbroxA Scott Sinclair hat-trick helped Celtic to a 4-3 win over Aberdeen in a thrilling game at Pittodrie...

The Guardian · Dec 26, 2018
The Guardian · Dec 25, 2018

Celtic in pole position to sign Timothy Weah from PSG on loan

USA striker has said he is leaving on loan in January• Celtic hope Weah will be one of two strikers to joinCeltic are in pole position to sign Timothy Weah from Paris Saint-Germain after the USA forward said he would be leaving on loan in January.The Scottish champions hope Weah will be one of two strikers to join, with Odsonne Édouard their only fit and available option in that position in the absence of Leigh Griffiths, who is on leave amid off-field problems...

The Guardian · Dec 25, 2018
The Guardian · Dec 24, 2018

Celtic sign 15-year-old Karamoko Dembélé to first professional contract

Midfielder gained notoriety after playing for U20s at age of 13• ‘As soon as I can, I’m going to try to get into the first team’Celtic have announced that 15-year-old Karamoko Dembélé has signed his first full-time professional contract in a deal that sees him remain at the club until at least 2021.The highy-rated midfielder joined Celtic in 2013 and made his Under-20s’ debut against Hearts in October 2016 – coming off the bench for a side then seven years above his age group...

The Guardian · Dec 24, 2018
The Guardian · Dec 22, 2018

Johnston’s two goals earn comprehensive Celtic win over Dundee

Mikey Johnston stepped up to the plate at Parkhead with a brace in Celtic’s 3-0 Scottish Premiership dismantling of bottom side Dundee.The 19-year-old winger, deputising for the injured Odsonne Édouard, Celtic’s only recognised centre forward, opened the scoring with a drive in the 42nd minute of a one-sided match...

The Guardian · Dec 22, 2018
The Guardian · Dec 17, 2018

Europa League: last 32 draw – live!

Updates and news from them the 12pm BST drawChampions League draw: PSG for Mourinho, Liverpool face BayernSign up now for The Fiver, our free football emailFeel free to email Simon or tweet @Simon_Burnton 11.42am GMT Awkward photo opportunity ahoy!

The Guardian · Dec 17, 2018
The Guardian · Dec 16, 2018

Vykintas Slivka and Florian Kamberi goals help Hibernian stun Celtic

Hibernian put a dent in Celtic’s title aspirations with a shock 2-0 win over the champions at Easter Road.

The Guardian · Dec 16, 2018
The Guardian · Dec 16, 2018

For the sake of fans and players, clubs should spurn the gambling giants | Kevin McKenna

The alcohol and tobacco industries have been curtailed by advertising bans, so why not this evil?

The Guardian · Dec 16, 2018
The Guardian · Dec 13, 2018

Celtic survive Craig Gordon’s calamity to advance in Europa League

Celtic, despite this loss, somehow managed to advance to the last 32 of the Europa League after Rosenborg’s draw at Leipzig in Group B’s other game.

The Guardian · Dec 13, 2018
The Guardian · Dec 13, 2018

Celtic v RB Salzburg: Europa League – live!

Europa League updates from the 8pm GMT kick-offArsenal v Qarabag – follow it live with Paul Doyle!Live scores: keep up to date with all the Europa League goalsEmail Simon with any thoughts or tweet @Simon_Burnton 8.43pm GMT 42 mins: Another Salzburg corner, and Onguéné, having hit the bar earlier, heads wide this time.

The Guardian · Dec 13, 2018
The Guardian · Dec 12, 2018

Leigh Griffiths takes break from Celtic to tackle off-field problems

Striker to get ‘all the help he needs’ from Celtic• Brendan Rodgers: ‘He has reached a point where it is a struggle’The buildup to a decisive European tie for Celtic has been overshadowed by Leigh Griffiths being given indefinite leave further to reports he is to receive professional help for off-field problems...

The Guardian · Dec 12, 2018
The Guardian · Dec 8, 2018

James Forrest scores two as Celtic hand Kilmarnock a 5-1 hiding

Celtic leapfrogged Kilmarnock to the top of the Scottish Premiership with a stunning 5-1 victory in their clash at Celtic Park.Steve Clarke’s side travelled to Glasgow with a one-point lead over both Rangers and their O** F*** rivals but their much-talked about title credentials were first tested in the fifth minute when winger James Forrest swept the home side into the lead with a well-taken drive...

The Guardian · Dec 8, 2018
The Guardian · Dec 5, 2018

Scottish roundup: Kilmarnock go top after Celtic and Rangers drop points

Celtic draw with Motherwell, Rangers lose to Aberdeen• Kilmarnock beat Livingston to go top of the leagueThe Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers hinted that some players had failed to seize their chance after his much-changed side conceded a late equaliser against Motherwell.The champions were heading back to the top of the Premiership until Danny Johnson struck from a difficult angle in the 88th minute to earn Motherwell a 1-1 draw...

The Guardian · Dec 5, 2018
The Guardian · Dec 2, 2018

Celtic v Aberdeen: Scottish League Cup final – live!

Live updates from Hampden Park, kick-off 3pm (GMT)Feel free to email Daniel or tweet @DanielHarris you thoughts 2.31pm GMT Aberdeen, meanwhile, are capable of so much better.

The Guardian · Dec 2, 2018
The Guardian · Dec 1, 2018

Aberdeen a club on the move but silverware shortfall still rankles | Ewan Murray

Derek McInnes’s side have an itch to scratch in the League Cup final against Celtic on Sunday and a trophy would sit well for a club with off-pitch developments in the worksIt would be no consolation to Brendan Rodgers but if Aberdeen were to be the side to loosen Celtic’s grip on Scottish domestic silverware, that outcome would seem fair.

The Guardian · Dec 1, 2018
The Guardian · Nov 29, 2018

Scott Sinclair strikes to put Celtic on course for Europa League progress

Salzburg’s win over Leipzig leaves Brendan Rodgers’s side needing point from last Group B gameCeltic’s quest to reach the knockout stages is in their own hands following a 1-0 win over Rosenborg in Trondheim.The Hoops commanded the first half at the Lerkendal Stadium but did not take the lead until the 42nd minute when forward Scott Sinclair headed in a cross from winger James Forrest...

The Guardian · Nov 29, 2018
The Guardian · Nov 24, 2018

Ryan Christie’s strike sets up Celtic’s easy victory over Accies

Celtic returned from the international break to coast to a 3-0 Scottish Premiership win over Hamilton at the Hope CBD stadium.Midfielder Ryan Christie swept in the opener in the 13th minute to give the visitors the interval lead which belied their superiority...

The Guardian · Nov 24, 2018
The Guardian · Nov 21, 2018

Celtic may not take fans to Ibrox O** F*** game over safety concerns

Rangers cut Celtic’s allocation to 800 earlier this year• Club may opt out if safe passage of fans cannot be guaranteedCeltic have said they may turn down their allocation of tickets for next month’s O** F*** clash at Ibrox over safety fears for their supporters.

The Guardian · Nov 21, 2018
The Guardian · Nov 8, 2018

Celtic keep Europa League knockout hopes alive with win against RB Leipzig

Odsonne Édouard gave Celtic a massive Europa League boost with a dramatic winning goal in the 2-1 victory over RB Leipzig at Parkhead.Brendan Rodgers’ side went into the game with three points from three Group B games, including a 2-0 defeat to the German team at the Red Bull Arena last month, but Kieran Tierney’s early strike gave them a deserved lead at the interval...

The Guardian · Nov 8, 2018
The Guardian · Nov 8, 2018

Celtic v RB Leipzig: Europa League – live!

Europa League updates from the 8pm GMT kick-offEmail Nick or get in touch via Twitter @NickAmes82 6.55pm GMT Celtic badly need one of their famous European nights here.

The Guardian · Nov 8, 2018
The Guardian · Nov 6, 2018

Daniel Arzani to undergo knee surgery and miss Socceroos’ Asian Cup defence

Knee reconstruction needed after tearing ACL’This is a tough time for me,’ says 19-year-oldSocceroos winger Daniel Arzani has confirmed he requires a knee reconstruction after suffering a torn anterior cruciate ligament, ruling him out of Australia’s Asian Cup defence next January and the rest of the European season, where he is on loan at Celtic.”This is also a very tough time for me as I received the bad news today that I will indeed need an ACL op, “ Arzani posted on Instagram on Tuesday after visiting...

The Guardian · Nov 6, 2018
The Guardian · Nov 3, 2018

Celtic close in on top spot as Odsonne Edouard seals emphatic win over Hearts

Odsonne Edouard scored two goals as Celtic powered their way to within a point of Scottish Premiership leaders Hearts with a 5-0 hammering of the Edinburgh side at Parkhead.The home side cruised to a 3-0 victory when the teams met in the Betfred Cup semi-final at Murrayfield last Sunday and they continued on the goal trail against the Gorgie side in the 19th minute when the 20-year-old French striker drove in a fantastic opener...

The Guardian · Nov 3, 2018
The Guardian · Nov 2, 2018

Daniel Arzani faces a season out after Celtic indicate ACL damage

Manager Brendan Rodgers says scans ‘look like’ cruciate injuryArzani all but certain to miss Socceroos’ Asian Cup defenceYoung Socceroos star Daniel Arzani looks certain to miss the Asian Cup and probably the rest of the Scottish Premiership season, after his club Celtic confirmed likely damage to his anterior cruciate ligament.Arzani came on as a substitute for Tom Rogic to make his debut in Celtic’s 5-0 win over Dundee on Wednesday, but was taken off on a stretcher after barely 20 minutes when he badly...

The Guardian · Nov 2, 2018
The Guardian · Nov 1, 2018

Daniel Arzani stretchered off to cloud Asian Cup participation

Socceroos attacker’s Celtic debut lasts just 20 minutesReports claim 19-year-old has torn ACL and requires surgeryAustralia’s Asian Cup hopes have potentially been dealt a major blow after Daniel Arzani was stretchered from the field just 18 minutes into his Celtic debut in the Scottish Premier League.The 19-year-old, who moved to the SPL giants on loan after signing for Manchester City from Melbourne City in August, went down clutching his knee after coming on as a 57th-minute substitute...

The Guardian · Nov 1, 2018
The Guardian · Oct 31, 2018

Hibs manager Neil Lennon struck by coin in fiery Edinburgh derby draw

Lennon hit after Hearts had stoppage-time goal disallowed• Hearts goalkeeper Zdenek Zlamal also struck by objectThe Hibernian head coach, Neil Lennon, and the Hearts goalkeeper Zdenek Zlamal were both floored by objects during a chaotic and goalless Edinburgh derby.Zlamal was quickly able to continue moments after Florian Kamberi received a second yellow card in the 65th minute following a mass confrontation involving angry scenes in the technical area as well as on the Tynecastle pitch...

The Guardian · Oct 31, 2018
The Guardian · Oct 28, 2018

Ryan Christie comes on to break Hearts and guide Celtic to League Cup final

Celtic’s relentless approach to domestic competition under Brendan Rodgers shows no sign of wilting...

The Guardian · Oct 28, 2018
The Guardian · Oct 27, 2018

Craig Levein: ‘I get far less stressed about things than I used to’

The Hearts manager has learned to relax more after a heart attack in the summer, and he and his team are happy and flying high as they prepare for a League Cup semi-final against CelticSpecial guests will be in attendance when Heart of Midlothian host Hibernian in a keenly anticipated Edinburgh derby on Wednesday...

The Guardian · Oct 27, 2018
The Guardian · Oct 25, 2018

Europa League roundup: Celtic crash to defeat against RB Leipzig

German side win 2-0 to take control of Group B• Milan lose at home to Real BetisCeltic’s Europa League hopes took another bruising in a 2-0 defeat by RB Leipzig at the Red Bull Arena.It was always going to be tough for the Scottish champions, who had not previously won away from home in 13 Europa League group games and never in Germany...

The Guardian · Oct 25, 2018
The Guardian · Oct 20, 2018

Odsonne Edouard’s double for sizzling Celtic makes Hibs suffer

Celtic moved into second place in the Premiership with a frenetic 4-2 win over Hibernian at Celtic Park.Former Celtic manager Neil Lennon’s side were picked off in the first half, where midfielders Tom Rogic and Olivier Ntcham both grabbed goals with the champions hitting the woodwork three times...

The Guardian · Oct 20, 2018
The Guardian · Oct 7, 2018

Rangers end Hearts’ unbeaten start as Celtic hit six at St Johnstone

Steven Gerrard’s side win 3-1 at Ibrox against leaders• James Forrest scores four in first half for Celtic Rangers showed they are not ready to give up the Premiership title race just yet as they killed off Hearts’ unbeaten league start with a 3-1 triumph at Ibrox, while Celtic ran out 6-0 winners against St Johnstone.After spilling 10 points in their first seven games, boss Steven Gerrard had warned the Light Blues they could forget about a championship challenge if they lost to the leaders...

The Guardian · Oct 7, 2018
The Guardian · Oct 4, 2018

Celtic blow lead and lose 3-1 to Red Bull Salzburg after James Forrest’s red card

Europa League Group B: Red Bull Salzburg 3-1 Celtic• Milan come from behind to beat Olympiakos in Group FRed Bull Salzburg proved too good for Celtic as they came back from an early deficit to beat Brendan Rodgers’s side in their Europa League Group B match.

The Guardian · Oct 4, 2018
The Guardian · Oct 4, 2018

Red Bull Salzburg v Celtic: Europa League – live!

Europa League Group B updates, 5.55pm BST kick-offLive scores | The latest tables | Goal updates on your phoneAnd feel free to email Nick or tweet him to get in touch 4.15pm BST Would you want to be the person to tell Scott Brown he isn’t playing in a game he wants to play in?

The Guardian · Oct 4, 2018
The Guardian · Sep 29, 2018

Scottish roundup: Dunne ensures Hearts return to winning ways against Saints

Scott Sinclair scores in Celtic win over Dons• Hibs’ David Gray scores fifth goal of the seasonGoals from Peter Haring and Jimmy Dunne maintained a five point lead for Hearts at the top of the Premiership as the Jam Tarts beat St Johnstone 2-1 at Tynecastle.Haring scored with a looping header from a corner by Arnaud Djoum with 25 minutes played...

The Guardian · Sep 29, 2018
The Guardian · Sep 23, 2018

Stuart Findlay’s late show helps Kilmarnock snatch victory from Celtic

Stuart Findlay’s late header secured 2-1 victory for Kilmarnock against Celtic in their Scottish Premiership match at Rugby Park.Leigh Griffiths gave Celtic a 1-0 first-half lead after Kirk Broadfoot failed to clear Kieran Tierney’s cross after 34 minutes...

The Guardian · Sep 23, 2018
The Guardian · Sep 20, 2018

Leigh Griffiths lifts Celtic’s frustration with late winner against Rosenborg

Leigh Griffiths came off the bench to score a dramatic late winner for Celtic in their Europa League Group B opener against their familiar adversaries Rosenborg at Celtic Park.The Scottish champions had knocked the Norwegian side out of the Champions League qualifiers earlier in the season and indeed last year...

The Guardian · Sep 20, 2018
The Guardian · Sep 2, 2018

‘We can match Celtic in the next fixture,’ says Steven Gerrard after 1-0 loss – video

Steven Gerrard suffered his first loss as Rangers manager when a counter-attack goal from Olivier Ntcham saw Celtic win the O** F*** derby 1-0.The result leaves the Ibrox side seventh in the Scottish Premiership, with just one win in four games, while Celtic move up to second.Rangers have now not won a league derby since March 2012...

The Guardian · Sep 2, 2018
The Guardian · Sep 2, 2018

Steven Gerrard suffers first Rangers defeat as Ntcham strikes for Celtic

Having lost by five goals to the same Celtic starting XI in April, optimists in Glasgow’s blue half might regard this as progress.

The Guardian · Sep 2, 2018
The Guardian · Sep 2, 2018

Celtic v Rangers: Scottish Premiership – live!

O** F*** derby: latest updates and scoresGerrard: ‘People want a problem between Brendan and me’Feel free to email Ben or to tweet: @benfisherj 11.18am BST A killer pre-match stat, via Opta: this will be Brendan Rodgers’ 12th match against Rangers as Celtic manager, more than he’s faced any other opponent – he is yet to lose against them.

The Guardian · Sep 2, 2018
The Guardian · Sep 1, 2018

Steven Gerrard: ‘People want a problem between Brendan and me’

On the eve of his first O** F*** derby as manager, Gerrard says his motivation is making Rangers fans happy againA city derby has seldom felt so personalised.

The Guardian · Sep 1, 2018
The Guardian · Aug 31, 2018

Europa League draw: Arsenal in group with Sporting, Chelsea to face Vidi

Arsenal also go to Qarabag | PAOK and BATE for Chelsea • Celtic and Rangers drawn in difficult groupsArsenal will take on Sporting Lisbon in the group stage of the Europa League.The Gunners, last season’s semi-finalists, were drawn in Group E alongside the Portuguese club, Azerbaijan champions Qarabag and Ukrainian outfit Vorskla...

The Guardian · Aug 31, 2018
The Guardian · Aug 30, 2018

Ovie Ejaria goal fires nine-man Rangers past Ufa and into group stage

Ufa 1-1 Rangers (Rangers win 2-1 on agg)• Two Scottish sides make group stages for first time since 2009Nine-man Rangers were made to do it the hard way as they survived two red cards to claim a place in the Europa League group stages, and they were later joined by O** F*** rivals Celtic – the first time since 2009 two Scottish sides have made it to group stages of European competition.It appeared to be going all so smoothly for Steven Gerrard’s side when Ovie Ejaria curled home a precious away goal...

The Guardian · Aug 30, 2018
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TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1 Celtic 20 13 3 4 46 14 32 42
2 “Rangers” 21 12 6 3 43 16 27 42
3 Kilmarnock 21 12 5 4 32 20 12 41
4 Aberdeen 21 12 3 6 34 24 10 39
5 Hearts 21 11 3 7 26 26 0 36
6 St Johnstone 20 10 4 6 25 24 1 34
7 Livingston 21 8 6 7 26 19 7 30
8 Hibernian 21 7 8 6 30 22 8 29
9 Motherwell 21 6 3 12 20 33 -13 21
10 Hamilton Academical 21 4 2 15 14 43 -29 14
11 St Mirren 21 3 3 15 15 39 -24 12
12 Dundee 21 2 4 15 15 46 -31 10

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