On the eve of the January transfer window opening Brendan Rodgers set Celtic hearts a racing with his prediction of a revolving door a Celtic Park during the month ahead. Fans and commentators alike began speculating on the potential ins and outs; the good, the bad, and the ugly were spotted at Glasgow Airport at … Continue reading The window doesn’t slam, it closes gently
2017 saw Celtic achieve the unthinkable of an unbeaten domestic Treble, however, as the year drew to a close, standards and performances began to slip as fatigue and the efforts of the preceding 12 months began to take their toll on a number of the playing squad. While it would be remiss to say that … Continue reading January Transfers and Brendan’s Revolving Door
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
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
As 2016 draws to a close talk of the January transfer window will naturally start to increase; who will Celtic sign, who will they let leave the club? It’s a fun time of year reading who the papers will have us linked to or which or our star players they look to unsettle with potential … Continue reading Pre-January Transfer Window Squad Review Pt1
With the imminent arrival of Eirk Sviatchenko and the possibility of Steven Fletcher also joining on loan, Celtic are finally coming to the party that is the January transfer window. This writer, and many others, have already identified areas for strengthening within the current Celtic squad and the proposed signing of Sviatchenko should go some … Continue reading Tales of January Transfer Windows Past
With the January transfer window just around the corner the next round of transfer craziness and mayhem is almost upon us. Already, as is to be expected, the myriad of transfer rumours involving Celtic has begun in earnest. Depending on which papers and websites you read we have been linked with pretty much every half … Continue reading January Madness Around the Corner?
The dust has now settled and the fanfare has played its last note of the pantomime that is the January Transfer Window. It’s time to take a moment to review the transfer goings on at Celtic Park. The initial summary would read that not much has changed; a midfielder has left and been replaced by … Continue reading A quiet January sales at Celtic Park