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The Guardian · Apr 14

Celtic waltz past nine-man Aberdeen in furious Scottish Cup semi-final

Celtic kept their triple treble quest firmly on course as they swept aside nine-man Aberdeen to book a place in next month’s Scottish Cup final.The Dons had been holding their own at Hampden until they lost Dominic Ball to a second yellow card after a gruesome clash of heads with Ryan Christie.

The Guardian · Apr 14
The Guardian · Apr 6

Celtic made to wait for title as Hibernian win lively derby

Livi keeper Liam Kelly keeps Celtic waiting to be champions• Hibs win at Tynecastle for the first time since 2013Celtic will have to wait at least two weeks to clinch the Scottish Premiership title after being held to a goalless draw by Livingston.The leaders were denied by a string of first-half saves from Livingston goalkeeper Liam Kelly and the home fans endured a frustrating second half as Gary Holt’s side sat in and restricted Celtic’s chances...

The Guardian · Apr 6
The Guardian · Mar 31

Celtic v Rangers: Scottish Premiership – live!

Live updates from Celtic Park, kick-off 12pm (BST)Gerrard hopes to avoid another O** F*** ‘slap in the face’ at CelticFeel free to email Niall or tweet @NiallMcVeigh with your thoughts 11.04am BST Celtic: Bain, Lustig, Boyata, Ajer, Tierney, Ntcham, Brown, McGregor, Forrest, Edouard, Hayes.

The Guardian · Mar 31
The Guardian · Mar 30

Steven Gerrard hopes to avoid another O** F*** ‘slap in the face’ at Celtic

Rangers buoyed by December’s Ibrox victory• Neil Lennon resumes O** F*** rivalry on SundaySteven Gerrard expects his Rangers players to have more self-belief at Celtic Park on Sunday than when they lost there in September...

The Guardian · Mar 30
The Guardian · Mar 29

New Lennon plays it cool before his first O** F*** renewal | Ewan Murray

Celtic manager insists his future will not be defined by Sunday’s Rangers game as he prepares to face ‘modern great’ GerrardIf Neil Lennon’s pre-match demeanour is anything to go by, his return to the O** F*** fixture will not further intensify an already manic scene.

The Guardian · Mar 29
The Guardian · Mar 17

Odsonne Edouard’s 96th-minute goal gives Celtic victory over Dundee

Odsonne Edouard’s dramatic stoppage-time winner at Dundee took Celtic 10 points clear of Rangers at the top of the Premiership.The visitors had much the better of the goalless first half and continued to swarm around the Taysiders’ goal after the break but the second-bottom side were holding them at bay.

The Guardian · Mar 17
The Guardian · Mar 13

Football transfer rumours: Celtic’s Kieran Tierney to Dortmund?

Today’s fluff believes the answer, my friend, is blowin’ in the wind, the answer is blowin’ in the windAt least when it comes to football, Britain is not a complete shambles in the eyes of Europe.

The Guardian · Mar 13
The Guardian · Mar 10

Brendan Rodgers looks like a natural fit at Leicester City

Jamie Vardy is only one player who seems a lot happier at the new manager’s arrival.

The Guardian · Mar 10
The Guardian · Mar 9

Celtic miss chance to extend lead as Aberdeen’s rearguard ho** f***

Interim Celtic manager Neil Lennon endured an afternoon of frustration on his return to Parkhead as his side were held to a 0-0 draw by Aberdeen...

The Guardian · Mar 9
The Guardian · Mar 8

Brendan Rodgers: I won’t let home break-in cloud my time at Celtic – video

The Leicester manager, Brendan Rodgers, has spoken for the first time about the ‘horrendous’ break-in at his family’s home in Glasgow, insisting it will not dampen his memories of managing Celtic.

The Guardian · Mar 8
The Guardian · Mar 7

Brendan Rodgers describes burglary at family home as ‘horrendous’

Rodgers’ wife and step-daughter inside property at the time• Leicester manager had several medals stolen in the incidentBrendan Rodgers has spoken of his family’s “horrendous” ordeal after their home in Scotland was broken into while they were sleeping.Police Scotland were called to the property in Bearsden, East Dunbartonshire, at around 1.55am on Wednesday...

The Guardian · Mar 7
The Guardian · Mar 3

Before Celtic fans damn Brendan Rodgers they should look at their club’s behaviour | Kevin McKenna

His departure is just a symptom of the free market it has happily exploited for decadesIn Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, the father of Gonzo journalism, Hunter S Thompson, chronicled his drug-addled, two-day road trip.

The Guardian · Mar 3
The Guardian · Mar 2

Grateful players, angry fans: the Brendan Rodgers legacy at Watford

The new Leicester City manager is likely to get a hostile reception at Vicarage Road after an abrupt departure in 2009 but his players remember him warmlyWhen Brendan Rodgers takes Leicester to Vicarage Road on Sunday, it will be the third successive home game in which Watford have welcomed back a former manager.

The Guardian · Mar 2
The Guardian · Feb 27

Scottish roundup: Celtic give Neil Lennon fright with late winner

Celtic maintained their eight-point lead over Rangers in the Scottish Premiership with a 91st winner at Hearts, while their Glasgow rivals ran out easy 4-0 winners over DundeeNeil Lennon’s second spell at Celtic began with a last-gasp 2-1 win at Hearts in a fiery encounter which saw Jamie Brandon sent off.The interim manager, who replaced Leicester-bound Brendan Rodgers on Tuesday and is in charge until the end of the season, found Hearts a tough nut to crack before the opener...

The Guardian · Feb 27
The Guardian · Feb 27

Brendan Rodgers rebuilt his reputation at Celtic but still has plenty to prove | Ewan Murray

Celtic’s domestic dominance under Rodgers cannot be disputed but a lack of progress in Europe is just one reason they should not feel bereft without himAt least Brendan Rodgers is consistent.

The Guardian · Feb 27
The Guardian · Feb 27

Brendan Rodgers reveals why he left Celtic for Leicester City – video

Brendan Rodgers has said he is ‘absolutely delighted’ to be Leicester City’s new manager, but has admitted he was in no rush to leave Celtic after achieving the Scottish treble in two consecutive seasons.Speaking to LCFC TV, he said: ‘When the opportunity came to talk to Leicester and I was able to analyse, it allowed me to probably think I’d maybe probably achieved and taken the club at Celtic maybe as far as I could at this moment.’Leicester impress Brendan Rodgers with determined win over Brighton...

The Guardian · Feb 27
The Guardian · Feb 26

Leicester City to announce No 1 target Brendan Rodgers as new manager

Coach persuaded to quit Scottish Premiership leaders Celtic Midlands team sacked Claude Puel after string of poor resultsBrendan Rodgers will be named the new Leicester City manager.

The Guardian · Feb 26
The Guardian · Feb 24

Claude Puel appeared out of sync with players and supporters at Leicester | Paul Doyle

Manager’s departure always seemed likely while he failed to embrace mission to diversify from 2016 title-winning methodsThe notion that Brendan Rodgers would be a refreshing change from Claude Puel at Leicester City is laughable on at least one level...

The Guardian · Feb 24
The Guardian · Feb 21

Valencia v Celtic: Europa League last 32, second leg – live!

Live updates from the 5.55pm GMT kick-offYou can email Paul here or tweet him hereLive scoreboard: all the latest from Thursday’s matches 4.59pm GMT Hello.

The Guardian · Feb 21
The Guardian · Feb 17

Scott Brown sees red for celebration after scoring late winner for Celtic

Skipper Scott Brown scored a dramatic last-minute winner and was sent off as Celtic extended their lead at the top of the Premiership to eight points with a 1-0 win over Kilmarnock at Rugby Park...

The Guardian · Feb 17
The Guardian · Feb 16

Golden Goal: Steve McManaman for Liverpool v Celtic (1997)

The midfielder was the Merseyside club’s most consistent attacking threat for a decade and dazzled in GlasgowIf there is a phrase that sums up Steve McManaman’s time at Real Madrid, a four-year spell in which the Spanish club won La Liga and the Champions League twice apiece, it was perhaps the one delivered by an unlikely source...

The Guardian · Feb 16
The Guardian · Feb 14

Celtic 0-2 Valencia: Europa League last 32, first leg – as it happened

Valencia completely outclassed Celtic and should probably have won by a greater margin than 2-0, goals coming from Denis Cheryshev and Ruben SobrinoCeltic face uphill struggle after home defeat 9.57pm GMT And with that, I will bid you goodnight.

The Guardian · Feb 14
The Guardian · Feb 14

Europa League: four intriguing fixtures worth following this week

All the facts and figures for Celtic v Valencia, Galatasaray v Benfica, Krasnodar v Bayer and Shakhtar v Eintracht FrankfurtBy Martin Laurence and Josh Wright for WhoScoredThe return of the Champions League has taken centre stage this week, but there are plenty of interesting ties in the Europa League, even if Arsenal and Chelsea received favourable draws.

The Guardian · Feb 14
The Guardian · Feb 13

Brendan Rodgers wants Celtic to ‘attack the game’ against Valencia

Hoops take on Valencia in the Europa League on Thursday• Rodgers: ‘Let’s go and attack the game and enjoy it’Recurring trauma against continental opposition in recent times might have afforded Scottish football an inferiority complex, but Brendan Rodgers has urged his Celtic players to appreciate the level of their own talents when facing Valencia.Justifiably so, too.

The Guardian · Feb 13
The Guardian · Feb 10

Scott Sinclair hits hat-trick in Celtic’s cup thumping of St Johnstone

Scott Sinclair scored a hat-trick as Celtic made St Johnstone suffer again in a 5-0 Scottish Cup win at Parkhead.The forward squeezed in the opener in the third minute before the captain, Scott Brown, thundered in a 30-yard drive six minutes later...

The Guardian · Feb 10
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
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TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1 Celtic 33 24 5 4 71 17 54 77
2 “Rangers” 33 19 9 5 73 24 49 66
3 Kilmarnock 33 16 10 7 46 28 18 58
4 Aberdeen 33 17 7 9 52 37 15 58
5 Hibernian 33 14 10 9 49 34 15 52
6 Hearts 33 15 5 13 38 41 -3 50
7 St Johnstone 33 13 5 15 32 44 -12 44
8 Motherwell 33 13 4 16 37 47 -10 43
9 Livingston 33 11 9 13 35 33 2 42
10 Hamilton Academical 33 7 4 22 21 69 -48 25
11 St Mirren 33 5 6 22 24 61 -37 21
12 Dundee 33 4 6 23 25 68 -43 18

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