Post Tagged with: "Celtic"

Celtic thump St Johnstone to set new British record

November 4, 2017 10:12 am0 comments
Celtic thump St Johnstone to set new British record

Celtic broke their own 100-year-old British record of 62 domestic games without defeat with a convincing win over dogged but toothless St Johnstone. Brendan Rodgers’ side dominated possession before Scott Sinclair side-footed home Stuart Armstrong’s low corner just before the half hour. It was one-way traffic thereafter in Perth and […]

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Masterful Celtic cruise to victory in Old Firm derby

September 23, 2017 7:15 am0 comments
Masterful Celtic cruise to victory in Old Firm derby

Second-half goals from Tom Rogic and Leigh Griffiths eased Celtic to victory over Rangers at Ibrox. The win extended Celtic’s lead in the Premiership over their Old Firm rivals to eight points and their run of unbeaten domestic games to 57. Rangers survived an early flurry but could not prevent […]

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Celtic suffer worst ever home loss in Europe as PSG score five

September 13, 2017 12:23 am0 comments
Celtic suffer worst ever home loss in Europe as PSG score five

Celtic sustained their heaviest ever home European defeat as Neymar led the way for Paris St-Germain in the Champions League group-stage opener. The world’s most expensive player coolly finished and then had a hand in PSG’s second, which was finished emphatically by Kylian Mbappe. Edinson Cavani converted a penalty for […]

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Celtic through to Champions League group stage after scare

August 22, 2017 11:10 am0 comments
Celtic through to Champions League group stage after scare

Celtic completed an 8-4 aggregate win to reach the Champions League group stage despite losing in Astana. Leading 5-0 from the first leg, Brendan Rodgers’ side fell behind on the night when Dimitri Shomko’s shot was diverted into the net by Kristoffer Ajer. Scott Sinclair’s stylish curling shot gave Celtic […]

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Rodgers salutes 'brilliant performance' as Celtic rout Astana

August 17, 2017 1:53 am0 comments
Rodgers salutes 'brilliant performance' as Celtic rout Astana

Manager Brendan Rodgers described Celtic’s 5-0 Champions League play-off win over Astana as an “outstanding team performance” but insisted there is work to be done in the second leg. Celtic travel to Kazakhstan on Sunday ahead of Tuesday’s tie, with Rodgers adamant that he will select a team to win […]

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Five-goal Celtic rout Astana in Champions League first leg

August 16, 2017 2:07 pm0 comments
Five-goal Celtic rout Astana in Champions League first leg

Celtic all but booked their Champions League group stage berth by thumping Kazakh champions Astana in the play-off first leg. Tom Rogic created the opener when he drove into the box and lifted a ball into the area that Evgeni Postnikov could only divert into his own net. Sinclair raced […]

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Liverpool to face Hoffenheim in play-off as Celtic meet Astana

August 4, 2017 8:15 am0 comments
Liverpool to face Hoffenheim in play-off as Celtic meet Astana

Liverpool will face German side Hoffenheim for a place in the Champions League group stage. Jurgen Klopp’s side will be away for the first leg on either 15 or 16 August, with the return leg to be played at Anfield on 22 or 23 August. Scottish champions Celtic meet Kazakh […]

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Celtic to play Linfield or La Fiorita in Champions League

June 19, 2017 7:23 am0 comments
Celtic to play Linfield or La Fiorita in Champions League

Celtic will play Northern Irish champions Linfield or San Marino’s SP La Fiorita in the second qualifying round of the Champions League. Belfast’s Linfield and SP La Fiorita will play in the first qualifying round with the winners taking on Brendan Rodgers’ treble winners, who were seeded in the draw […]

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Celtic clinch sixth straight Scottish Premiership title

April 2, 2017 10:19 am0 comments
Celtic clinch sixth straight Scottish Premiership title

Media playback is not supported on this device Celtic have won a sixth consecutive Scottish Premiership title with eight games to spare after thrashing Hearts 5-0 at Tynecastle on Sunday. Brendan Rodgers’ side needed three points against fifth-placed Hearts to be confirmed as champions after Aberdeen hammered Dundee on Friday. […]

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Celtic hold Man City in six-goal thriller

September 28, 2016 7:17 pm0 comments
Celtic hold Man City in six-goal thriller

Celtic claimed their first Champions League Group C point as Pep Guardiola’s perfect record in charge of Manchester City was ended with a draw in Glasgow. The hosts led twice in the first half, Moussa Dembele diverting in Erik Sviatchenko’s header and Kieran Tierney forcing an own goal by Raheem […]

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