When Ten Men (Most Probably) Won The League Again

They came, they saw, and even with Dedryk Boyata’s best efforts to throw the game, Celtic once again conquered Rangers at Ibrox in what was easily the most thrilling Glasgow derby in years. Pre-match all the noises coming out of the home dressing room at Ibrox were full of positivity.  Graeme Murty had yet to … Continue reading When Ten Men (Most Probably) Won The League Again


Form is Temporary, Class is Permanent

It will have escaped few people’s attention that tomorrow is derby day in Glasgow as Celtic travel across the city to Ibrox to take on Rangers for the third time this season.  The Hoops have the upper hand going in to the game, currently holding a 6 point advantage with a game-in-hand, and are unbeaten … Continue reading Form is Temporary, Class is Permanent

Hello Darkness, My Old Friend

Hello darkness, my old friend I’ve come to talk with you again. Hearts four (that’s 4, as Ceefax would reinforce) Celtic nil.  Read it.  Let it sink in. Move on. It’s been a while since Celtic last endured a domestic defeat.  585 days to be exact, during which time Celtic broke their own British record … Continue reading Hello Darkness, My Old Friend

Life Expectancy of a Scottish Football Manager

There is an old saying in football that you have got to be mad to be a goalkeeper.  The same must surely be true of managers; or at very least you must be mad to think that going into management will lead to secure long-term employment. The departure of Pedro Caixinha as Rangers manager after … Continue reading Life Expectancy of a Scottish Football Manager

Celtic Vs. St. Johnstone: Match Preview

The Scottish Premiership resumes tomorrow night (Wednesday) with runaway League leaders Celtic hosting fifth placed St. Johnstone at Celtic Park.  The Hoops dominated League proceedings pre-winter break and little has happened so far during the January transfer window to suggest that things will change in the second period of the season. The Hoops have managed … Continue reading Celtic Vs. St. Johnstone: Match Preview

Tom Rogic: Player Profile

On the  9th August 2015 and an almost forgotten about Tom Rogic made his first start in a Celtic jersey for nigh on two years in an away fixture at Firhill.  Within half an hour the Aussie had re-introduced himself to the Celtic faithful with a sweet right foot volley to open the scoring and … Continue reading Tom Rogic: Player Profile

Kilmarnock vs. Celtic: Narrow win for Bhoys in Pink

A first half strike from Stuart Armstrong was enough to secure a seventh straight league victory for Celtic in a hard fought encounter at Rugby Park and see the Champions open up a 13 point lead at the top of the table with just a third of the season gone. At the end of a … Continue reading Kilmarnock vs. Celtic: Narrow win for Bhoys in Pink

Kilmarnock vs. Celtic: Preview

Tonight Brendan Rodgers takes his Celtic side to Ayrshire for the time this season with the visitors looking to build on their terrific start to the start to the season which has seen the Hoops drop only 2 points in the league so far; two dropped points away to Inverness that still rankles with the … Continue reading Kilmarnock vs. Celtic: Preview

Bottom 6 Preview Matchday 34

As with the Top 6, the bottom half of the SPFL Premiership also enters its first round of post-split fixtures this weekend with the games split over Saturday and Sunday. There is still quite a bit to play for at the wrong end of the table other than pride, as none of the bottom six … Continue reading Bottom 6 Preview Matchday 34

Top 6 Preview (& Review) MatchDay 34

This weekend see’s the first round of post split matches in the SPFL Premiership, to mark this occasion I decided to put together a preview of sorts of the upcoming weekend fixtures.  However, as is typically of most things Scottish football, I’ve made a bit of an arse of things and completely forgot to write … Continue reading Top 6 Preview (& Review) MatchDay 34