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Where did it all go wrong for Celtic?

The dream of ten in a row died precisely as it deserved to; an utterly miserable affair in which 27 shots on target returned zero goals, against newly-promoted opposition. If it goes ahead, defeat in the remaining Old Firm derby would leave Celtic trailing by a full 23 points, a margin not seen for a […]

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Rangers complete long path back to the top

They say time flies when you are having fun – to prove it, you simply have to ask a Rangers fan if the opposite is true. A decade going on a century is what it has felt like for many from Glasgow’s blue side, as at last they are once again perched at the summit […]

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Celtic at crossroads after Lennon departure

Neil Lennon has endured so many setbacks, so many furores, so many humiliations at the helm of Celtic this season, only to continue in his post, that it almost felt a surprise when the end of his second stint as manager was announced on Wednesday morning. Lennon has paid the price for a shockingly poor […]

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Looking back on an extraordinary Scottish Cup Final

After a seemingly interminable wait, the long-awaited Scottish Cup final proved to be the most dramatic for nearly three decades. Celtic hoped this final foray into the bizarre 2019/20 season would grant an escape from the grim realities of 2020/21; Hearts chased the reverse, something to show for an otherwise truly miserable campaign. Celtic must […]

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The ghost of Halloween past

This year, we may have had to celebrate Halloween a little differently. Going from door to door asking strangers for sweets is off the cards, and we had to rethink how we can celebrate this annual tradition. There are, of course, many Halloween traditions that we can still participate in from home. From costume competitions […]

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TalkSPORT: a self-sustaining economy for the 21st century

TalkSPORT, ‘the world’s biggest sports radio station’, will rope you in with a meandering recipe. Ask a nebulous question; provide a fantastically obscene opinion from someone regarded as knowledgable; question whether they’re ‘having a laugh’; await hysterical rebuttals from the public; hark back to the argument the next day for yet more disagreement and then […]

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Hibs 1-1 Celtic: Heckingbottom’s Hibs hold the champions in tasty affair

Celtic stuttered as their perfect start to the Scottish Premiership season came to an end against a stubborn Hibernian. In a game oozing with controversy rather than quality, it was Heckingbottom’s eleven that stood strongest with a defensive display that deserves immense credit. Hibs, still in the midst of a slow start to the campaign, […]

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Brendan Rodgers branded a ‘fraud’ as he departs Celtic for Leicester City

The relationship between Celtic and Leicester City has become an unexpected symbol for the respective fortunes of English and Scottish football. On 1 June 2000, despite last-minute attempts by Leicester to tie manager Martin O’Neill to a new contract, he ultimately succumbed to the temptation of managing Celtic, where he went on to become equally […]