Celtic versus Anderlecht: European Progression in Our Hands

Tonight’s the night and the script, should Celtic chose to follow it, could not be simpler; avoid defeat by more than 3 goals and European football post-Christmas is secured for the first time since the 2014/15 season when the Hoops narrowly lost out to Inter Milan in the last 32 of the Europa League. Back … Continue reading Celtic versus Anderlecht: European Progression in Our Hands

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Celtic v Motherwell: League Cup Final Preview

On Sunday afternoon Hampden Park will be awash with the green and white of Celtic and claret and amber of Motherwell as both sides go head to head for the season’s first piece of silverware. Favourites Celtic will be looking to extend their incredible 64 games unbeaten domestic run by claiming their 4th successive domestic … Continue reading Celtic v Motherwell: League Cup Final Preview

The Bhoys They Couldn’t Beat

On Sunday, May 15th, 2016, Ronnie Deila led his Celtic team out for the final time before his two-year tenure at Celtic Park came to an end.  Deila's reign at Celtic promised much but due to several unfortunate incidents, including that potentially Treble stopping handball against Inverness in the Scottish Cup semi-final, and a lost … Continue reading The Bhoys They Couldn’t Beat

The Acid Test: Celtic vs. Bayern Munich

So far Celtic’s Champions League campaign has gone pretty much according to script and expectation.  A Match Day One thumping at home to PSG was not a wholly unexpected outcome given the vast wealth and talent available to the Parisian outfit.  Match Day Two saw Celtic exceed expectation with an uncharacteristically comfortable away win against … Continue reading The Acid Test: Celtic vs. Bayern Munich

Pre-January Transfer Window Squad Review Pt2: Midfield and Attack

Part 1 of this mid season squad review focussed on the performance of the Goalkeepers and Defenders so far this season and where, if anywhere, in the back line could do with freshening up.  The findings: to achieve expectations domestically there is no need to sign a new keeper or defender in January.  The backline … Continue reading Pre-January Transfer Window Squad Review Pt2: Midfield and Attack

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

Astana Vs. Celtic: Green Shoots of Hope for Rodgers’ Celtic

Apart from the six hour flight, the five hour time difference, the 35 degree heat, and the plastic pitch with no water, it should be alright.  It’s what’s thrown at us and we just need to adjust and prepare ourselves as best we can.  We have to find a way to get a performance and … Continue reading Astana Vs. Celtic: Green Shoots of Hope for Rodgers’ Celtic