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

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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

Scotland: Two games from history or Oblivion

After a thoroughly disappointing start to the qualifying campaign, in which Scotland mustered only four points from their opening four games – including a sub-standard 1-1 draw at home to Lithuania, with the point salvaged in the dying embers of the game - Scotland find themselves in the surprising position of holding their destiny in … Continue reading Scotland: Two games from history or Oblivion

Moussa Dembele: Scottish Football’s First £20 million Man?

Over the years Celtic Park has played host to some of the most prolific goal scorers in Scottish football history; the likes of Larsson, Dalglish, McClair and McGrory having all etched their names into Celtic folklore thanks to their goal scoring exploits.  However, since Larsson’s departure in 2004 Celtic have struggled to fill the void … Continue reading Moussa Dembele: Scottish Football’s First £20 million Man?

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

Pre-January Transfer Window Squad Review Pt1

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

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

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

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