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How the Scotland players rated in Euro 2020 defeat by Czech Republic as two starting players score 4/10; Marks out of ten for every Scotland player to get game time at Hampden Park against Czech Republic. Jun 14, 2021 766
Lilian Thuram: Amid England-Scotland debate, France legend and anti-racism campaigner has say on taking knee - and much more; It can feel as if there are two Lilian Thurams. Jun 13, 2021 1472
World Cup winner reveals grim reason Ondrej Kudela's ban for racially abusing Rangers' Glen Kamara was 'strong' response; Lilian Thuram's stance on racism is unimpeachable. Jun 13, 2021 461
Lilian Thuram on son Marcus's bid for Euro 2020 glory to match his own with France; The knotted stomach that forms within Lillian Thuram when he considers the current France side's bid to replicate what the national team of his vintage achieved between 1998 and 2000 is hardly to be wondered at. Jun 13, 2021 407
The Ange Postecoglou Celtic contract renegotiation that could keep Leigh Griffiths instead of Hibs move - despite 2017 seeming so long ago; It feels like a sorry stage has been reached in the career of Leigh Griffiths. Jun 10, 2021 1151
Ange Postecoglou greatest Celtic challenge might also be his biggest asset as major obstacles block path to good start; The biggest issue with Ange Postecoglou, now confirmed as Celtic manager, is not that he was largely unknown to most in these parts merely a fortnight ago. Jun 10, 2021 593
Why Steve Clarke was right to allow his Scotland players to go home ahead of Euro 2020; There could only be a widening of the pupils and a sharp intake of breath at the news Steve Clarke had given his Scotland squad two days back home before they plunge into the country's first major finals in 23 years. Jun 9, 2021 987
Scotland captaincy beckons for Scott McTominay, with unfazed Manchester United midfielder determined to walk tall at Euros; A curious quirk concerning Scott McTominay is that the Manchester United midfielder took a ten-inch growth spurt beyond reaching the age of 18. Jun 7, 2021 1096
Why Jack Hendry isn't one that got away for Celtic despite Ange Postecoglou's likely desire for two centre-halves; Revisionism is an addictive drug in football. Jun 7, 2021 1065
Ewan Urain: Scotland under-21 lifts lid on his Athletic Bilbao footballing upbringing and Fernando Llorente comparisons; Everything seemed as traditionally would have been expected when watching Scotland Under-21s the other day. Jun 5, 2021 631
Scotland manager Steve Clarke opens door for Hearts' Craig Gordon to start in Euro 2020 opener; The fates could be conspiring for Hearts keeper Craig Gordon to achieve the lifelong ambition of representing Scotland in a major finals as manager Steve Clarke admitted he is keeping an "open mind" on who will start in goal in the Euro 2020 opener against Czech Republic. Jun 5, 2021 436
Glen Middleton in Rangers 'trust me' plea as winger looks for Ibrox impact after St Johnstone glory; It would be little surprise if Glenn Middleton did not want this season to end. Jun 4, 2021 614
The surprise former Rangers man in the frame for Celtic assistant role to Ange Postecoglou - but he isn't the only candidate; The backroom team fashioned by Ange Postecoglou should the Australian to become manager of Celtic in the face of feverish opposition from sections of the club's support has the potential to spark further controversy. Jun 4, 2021 570
UEFA suggest possible delay in Celtic sealing deal for Ange Postecoglou; Celtic's timescale to appoint Ange Postecoglou now appears to revolve around obtaining essentially a waiverer from UEFA over the 55-year-old not holding the Pro Licence required for coaches in frontline roles at the highest level of European football. Jun 3, 2021 378
Eddie Howe, Fergal Harkin, Ange Postecoglou and the Celtic circus; The clownshow that Celtic's pursuit of a manager became last week was entirely the responsibility of the club's board. Yet, the collapsible car in which they are driving their supporters to distraction is constructed of disparate parts. Jun 2, 2021 586
Scotland U21s: Ewan Urain intrigue and Rangers man on scoresheet but new look side fail to gel in defeat to Northern Ireland; There was no attempt from Scotland under-21 manager Scot Gemmill to put a sheen on his team's 2-1 defeat by Northern Ireland in Dumbarton. That wasn't possible when his new group so comprehensively failed to gel. Jun 2, 2021 589
Celtic target Ange Postecoglou an Australian coach without equal and Sunderland missed out; There are few people better placed than Peter Filopoulos to assess the coaching odyssey of Ange Postecoglou. Jun 1, 2021 604
Eddie Howe and the key Celtic discussions with wantaway stars; It is understandable the focus has firmly been on the many new faces Eddie Howe will be required to attract to Celtic whenever he does finally pitch up at the Glasgow club; that moment now appearing as if it will come next week. May 28, 2021 1035
Adam Montgomery: The Celtic prospect hoping to catch Eddie Howe's eye after making his first-team breakthrough; The advantageous timing of Adam Montgomery's first senior start for Celtic is not lost on the 18-year-old left back. May 16, 2021 568
Eddie Howe 'fits Celtic criteria' as defender claims Rangers gap can be instantly bridged; It is just over eight weeks till Celtic embark on Champions League qualifying action with which next season will begin. Under the direction of Eddie Howe, expected to be appointed the club's next permanent manager imminently. May 16, 2021 587
Callum McGregor on tears and titters as Scott Brown's last Celtic game beckons - and drawing a line under this season; The final game in the monumental Celtic career of Scott Brown could well disprove an old adage. May 15, 2021 1044
Defiant John Kennedy reveals Celtic's 'ultimate goal' at the end of an era, and the start of another; Celtic interim manager John Kennedy conceded it was not just Scott Brown's final appearance for the club that gave the mundane scoreless draw at Hibs a sense of being the "end of an era". May 15, 2021 600
What Scott Brown had to say after last Celtic match; In looking forward to his next career chapter, Scott Brown relished very different days to the last one he spent his last one in Celtic colours,. May 15, 2021 597
Celtic's James Forrest waiting for the Scotland Euros call from Steve Clarke; No winks have been tipped to James Forrest by Steve Clarke that the Celtic winger will be included in the squad named by the Scotland manager next Thursday as a precursor to selecting his 26-man pool for Euro 2020. May 14, 2021 593
Celtic interim manager John Kennedy has his say on reports of moves for Hibs Kevin Nisbet, Aaron Hickey, and Leigh Griffiths contract; Celtic interim manager John Kennedy has refused to rule out the club being interested in Hibs' striker Kevin Nisbet and Bologna left-back Aaron Hickey. May 14, 2021 612
The Karamoko Dembele opportunity that Celtic should take against Hibs on Saturday; A classic football cliche is to claim that there is no such thing as a meaningless game in football. May 13, 2021 608
Scott Brown's last post at Celtic Park will have eerie echoes for the club's brilliant field marshal; A deserted stadium hardly feels the proper setting for Scott Brown's final appearance in home colours at Celtic Park. May 12, 2021 618
Karamoko Dembele Celtic contract myth set straight as he and 'Tierney-like' Adam Montgomery labelled future of club; Celtic interim John Kennedy believes a glimpse of the future for the club was given as an era was being consigned to the past with Scott Brown's final game in home colours at the club's stadium. May 12, 2021 591
Serious St Johnstone covid issues "very concerning" for manager Callum Davidson ahead of Hibs Scottish Cup final; St Johnstone manager Callum Davidson has expressed fears over the impact of the Covid-19 outbreak at his club could have on their quest to make history in the Scottish Cup final a week on Saturday. May 12, 2021 432
Celtic 4-0 St Johnstone: Scott Brown's Parkhead bow is glimpse of past glories against Covid-hit Saints; There were all sorts of role reversals as Scott Brown took his last bow in home colours to Celtic Park. May 12, 2021 647
Craig Conway's Hampden charms as both a St Johnstone and Dundee United player; There is something about Hampden that seems to agree with Craig Conway - whether empty or full. May 9, 2021 612
Callum Davidson ready to go AWOL if St Johnstone create history against Hibs in Scottish Cup final; Callum Davidson has teased that his partying will go on for the entire close season should his St Johnstone side see off Hibs in the Scottish Cup final on May 22. May 9, 2021 414
How St Johnstone overcame Covid setbacks to keep historic double hopes alive with Scottish Cup semi-final win over St Mirren; St Johnstone might be considered a small club on the verge of the biggest of things; nay a monumentally big thing. May 9, 2021 1043
Conor McCarthy reveals regrets of St Mirren 'nearly men' after latest Hampden heartache; St Mirren defender Conor McCarthy has given a damning assessment of the Paisley club's failure to deliver across a season of untold promise. May 9, 2021 338
Why Steven MacLean hopes St Johnstone's 2014 Scottish Cup win over Dundee United will be forgotten - and eclipsed by the class of 2021; There are few retired footballers that delight in the prospect of their legacies being lashed. May 8, 2021 626
Why St Johnstone's strength isn't just back-three solidity; Forward lines win matches, but defences win trophies is a spin on the old football adage. May 7, 2021 612
How Celtic are facing yet another 21-year low in closing straight of season; The indignities may not be over for Celtic in their cataclysmic season. May 4, 2021 341
Emotional toil and German suitor: Why time has come for Celtic and whipping boy Ryan Christie to part; It has become the most infamous gaming session in Scottish football. May 4, 2021 1105
Scott Brown shows why it is right time to leave Celtic in final Rangers derby; The struggles of Scott Brown in Celtic's engine room in his desperate derby bow of a 4-1 defeat maybe gave an indication of why the 35-year-old has elected to move to Aberdeen for the closing chapter of his career. May 3, 2021 600
Why Kristoffer Ajer might not have been in best role for Celtic; It might appear academic when considering that Kristoffer Ajer agitated for a move away from Celtic last summer. May 3, 2021 598
Eddie Howe Celtic repair work laid bare by Rangers mauling - but Callum McGregor red card was wrong; It might seem odd there could be parallels for Celtic to cling to after their shoddy showing in the 4-1 Rangers' thumping. May 2, 2021 610
Callum McGregor red card a 'bad decision' as Celtic boss calls out 'inexperienced' referee Nick Walsh after Rangers defeat; Celtic interim manager John Kennedy has revealed he sought "clarity" from referee Nick Walsh over his initial yellow card for Callum McGregor, which resulted in the midfielder being red-card for a second bookable offence inside half an hour of the club's 4-1 beating by Rangers. May 2, 2021 580
John Kennedy identifies Celtic summer transfer market requirement to address fatal flaw; It isn't difficult to identify where it has gone wrong for Celtic this season. May 1, 2021 609
Celtic midfielder Callum McGregor: We lived it - it takes huge amounts of guts; As Celtic tumbled spectacularly this season, an assessment became fashionable. May 1, 2021 1141
Dishing it out to Diouf, bashing Barton and reeling in Morelos - Scott Brown's stirring history in Celtic and Rangers dust-ups; As his glorious 14-year Celtic career draws to a close, in one rarely remarked upon respect Scott Brown has no equals in the club's annals. Apr 30, 2021 1128
John Kennedy lifts lid on first meeting with new Celtic chief Dominic McKay; Upheaval at Celtic will be all-encompassing over the coming months. Apr 30, 2021 609
Eddie Howe set for Celtic - and why John Kennedy is right for director of football role; The Eddie Howe era as Celtic manager is inching ever closer. Apr 29, 2021 628
Alan Stubbs questions whether some Celtic players cared as he highlights 'British core' behind Rangers success; Personality as much as personnel will be fundamental to the Celtic revival Eddie Howe will be tasked with initiating next season, according to Alan Stubbs. Apr 28, 2021 604
Kilmarnock boss Tommy Wright demands referee Don Robertson be "man enough" to admit penalty error in St Mirren Scottish Cup loss; St Johnstone manager Tommy Wright rounded on referee Don Robertson and questioned his competence following his side's shoot-out defeat to St MIrren in a dramatic Scottish Cup quarter-final that pivoted on a spot-kick award in the penultimate minute of extra-time. Apr 27, 2021 584
Spot on: How more Scottish Cup penalty shoot-out drama sent St Mirren back to Hampden at Kilmarnock's expense; What is it about the Scottish Cup, goalkeepers and penalty shoot-outs this season? A night after Zander Clark proved anointed as St Johnstone pulled off an almighty shock against Rangers, St Mirren prevailed over Kilmarnock, ultimately because Colin Doyle had feet, and hands, of clay. Apr 26, 2021 998
St Johnstone stay grounded and prepare for 'different' Rangers; A trip to Ibrox is the ultimate in arduous assignments for any Scottish club right now. Apr 25, 2021 444
St Mirren's Jamie McGrath: The whole place would be up in ruins; There is no question that St Mirren have enjoyed a fine campaign. Apr 25, 2021 458
Alex McLeish has his say on Rangers and trophies; There is a relentlessness about hunting down silverware as a Rangers manager that Alex McLeish understands far better than most. Apr 24, 2021 1191
Alan Stubbs makes claim over diving accusations directed at Hibs' Martin Boyle; The growing criticism of Martin Boyle for diving fails to take into account the speed with which the Hibernian winger drives at players, according to his former Easter Road manager Alan Stubbs. Apr 22, 2021 458
Celtic and Rangers 'scare' factor would rival Man Utd, Liverpool and Arsenal in a British league; Alan Stubbs claims Celtic and Rangers would be able to scale up their operations in short order to rival Manchester United and Liverpool if they were co-opted into a British League. Apr 22, 2021 624
Celtic squad feel 'duty' to Leigh Griffiths as team-mate tips striker for Euros; A concerted effort by the entire Celtic squad to manouvre Leigh Griffiths out of a career cul-de-sac has been revealed by Callum McGregor. Apr 22, 2021 606
Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths 'can still make Scotland squad' after heroics in Aberdeen; The door to Scotland's Euro 2020 squad could still open for Leigh Griffiths, according to Celtic interim manager John Kennedy, following the striker's added-time equaliser in the 1-1 draw away to Aberdeen. Apr 21, 2021 491
Celtic haven't stopped trying - as Leigh Griffiths denies Aberdeen all sorts of milestones; Whatever else might be said about Celtic, they haven't stopped trying. Too many times for their disaffected faithful - and at times last night - they have been all-too-trying, but they have to be given some credit for salvaging a point at Pittodrie with the final intervention. Apr 21, 2021 876
Celtic make call on penalty taker after Rangers miss; If any moment summed up Celtic's Ibrox Scottish Cup defeat on Sunday that ended the club's four-year grip on the trophy, and ensured a first barren season since 2009/10, it was Odsonne Edouard's 79th-minute penalty miss. Apr 20, 2021 426
Celtic captain Scott Brown's only thought against future club Aberdeen will be to scalp them; Not a moment's consideration has been given by John Kennedy to the possibility of leaving Scott Brown out of the Celtic team to face Aberdeen. Apr 20, 2021 605
Why Celtic and Rangers would be irrelevancies if European Super League was realistic; It was a triumph of wishful thinking for certain parties to speculate Celtic and Rangers could be among the five invitees for the proposed, pie-in-the-sky European Super League. Apr 19, 2021 605
Drop Edouard, Brown, Laxalt and Kenny and play Montgomery - how to configure Celtic team for season's bitter end; The life drained from Celtic's season so long ago, the past few months of it have merely been a haunting. Apr 19, 2021 655
Celtic "still best team in the country" - John Kennedy lights touchpaper for Rangers cup tie; Any Celtic manager - be they permanent or otherwise - can't really speak from a position of strength when their team have been obliterated in a league campaign by Rangers. Apr 10, 2021 1062
No room for sentiment over Leigh Griffiths' bid for year-option at Celtic, says John Kennedy; Time might be running out on Leigh Griffiths earning a one-year contract extension to keep him at Celtic next season, the club's interim manager John Kennedy has hinted. Apr 9, 2021 436
Celtic loanee hints he could be open to extending stay in Glasgow; There is no question that Jonjoe Kenny has made a solid impression in his loan spell with Celtic. Apr 9, 2021 554
Celtic interim John Kennedy takes issue with SFA handling of Rangers five case - and Steven Gerrard talent defence of Nathan Patterson; Celtic interim coach John Kennedy has called out the SFA over the inconsistencies, and delays, in their handling of the Covid-19 breaches by the so-called Rangers five - and questioned Steven Gerrard's clemency appeal for one of those, Nathan Patterson, on the basis of his talent. Apr 8, 2021 1056
Why Eddie Howe's first task as Celtic manager should be a permanent deal for one loanee; It will surprise no-one that, with 21 goals in the past eight months, Celtic's Odsonne Edouard has the best strike-rate of any player hitting double figures to be based in Scottish football. Apr 7, 2021 1051
Eddie Howe to Celtic: Why fixture list could muddy the waters for ideal start date; The comprehensive reconfiguration of Celtic's structures should see the major pieces slotted into place this week. Apr 5, 2021 1066
Eddie Howe given food for thought by Celtic's performance against Falkirk; If Eddie Howe was tuning in on Premier Sports last night, for all Celtic's struggles for 50 minutes to make the breakthrough in a Scottish Cup tie they eventually closed out 3-0 against Falkirk, he wouldn't exactly have been left reconsidering whether to take up the Parkhead club's contract offer he appears ready to ink. Apr 4, 2021 878
Celtic's Scott Bain on 'exciting' Eddie Howe, and seeing off Rangers to 'keep' Scottish Cup; The twists in Celtic's season seem never ending. Apr 4, 2021 620
Celtic's last Scottish Cup meeting with Falkirk: The trauma of Tommy Burns' final game; This season has felt like a crackers time for culminations at Celtic. Apr 3, 2021 1110
John Kennedy slams Stale Solebakken for claim that Kristoffer Ajer "must leave" Celtic; John Kennedy has accused Norway manager Stale Solbakken of disrespecting Celtic and Scottish football over his demand that Kristoffer Ajer leaves the Glasgow club in the summer. Apr 3, 2021 567
Scotland to "scour" for more Che Adams style upgrades before Euros; Scotland's first appearance in a major finals for 23 years is now only a matter of 10 weeks away. Apr 3, 2021 608
James Forrest says "no hiding" Euro target after Celtic scoring return; James Forrest is convinced he can force his way into the Scotland squad for the Euros - after helping Celtic into the Scottish Cup last 16 with a scoring contribution in his first senior start since late September. Apr 3, 2021 405
Scott Brown makes admission about playing against Celtic ahead of Aberdeen move; It seems weird to the point of inconceivable that next season Scott Brown will be smashing into tackles on opponents wearing Celtic colours. Apr 2, 2021 608
How Celtic have moved towards coveted Eddie Howe managerial appointment; There is a simple way to understand the point Celtic have arrived at with Eddie Howe, and that he has arrived at with the club. The 43-year-old is Scott Brown in reverse. Apr 2, 2021 588
John Kennedy: Why Celtic won't be disrespecting or dismissing Scott Brown; In his stint as Celtic interim manager, John Kennedy has held fast to a number of mantras. Apr 2, 2021 633
Scott Brown stands by Celtic stance over Aleksandar Tonev racial abuse of Aberdeen's Shay Logan; Scott Brown has sidestepped any talk of regret over backing Aleksandar Tonev during the 2014 events that led to the Celtic winger being found guilty of having racially abused Shay Logan that August. Apr 1, 2021 605
Is Rangers hero in his sights? How John McGinn's starter for 10 has put him in Scotland league of his own; It was a pretty exclusive club that John McGinn joined in bagging two goals in Scotland's 4-0 win over the Faroe Islands. Mar 31, 2021 618
Celtic manager latest: Why it won't be Roy Keane or Thierry Henry - and unlikely to be Lucien Favre too; In the rush to proclaim everyone and their auntie as the next Celtic manager - and a person whose arrival will be imminent - certain salient matters appear as if they are being overlooked. Mar 30, 2021 1094
Why Aberdeen-bound Scott Brown should now be retired as a Celtic first-pick; Even expected endings still have the power to shock. Mar 25, 2021 626
Andy Robertson talks Scotland's moonshot, 'enjoying' Liverpool test, and Steve Clarke's Celtic link; To Scotland supporters, the night of November 11, 2020 that ended the national team's major finals' wilderness years dating back to 1998 has the resonance of the moon landing. Mar 24, 2021 1139
Celtic standout pinpoints what went wrong in Rangers draw; Celtic's Stephen Welsh lamented Celtic inability to convert chances against Rangers but believes the nature of the display demonstrates a record fifth straight Scottish Cup can be theirs. Mar 21, 2021 413
Celtic verdict: Latest derby disappointment demonstrates their problem isn't Rangers but themselves; The latest derby disappointment for Celtic re-emphasised what has been all too obvious throughout a grim season for the club. Mar 21, 2021 1007
Celtic's David Turnbull opens up on Scotland omission; It wasn't just those championing David Turnbull who were left deflated by the Celtic playmaker's omission from the Scotland squad selected by Steve Clarke this week. Mar 20, 2021 406
John Kennedy rebukes Rangers' Dave King over "arrogant Celtic" claims - "He doesn't know"; To the victor the spoils. Mar 20, 2021 636
Celtic's team and tactics to end Rangers' 'invincibles' league campaign; It feels like every plotline for Celtic can be framed in the negative when it comes to Sunday's derby. Mar 19, 2021 625
Rangers' "moment" could never equate to Cetic's invincibles insists John Kennedy; A whole 117 years stand between Celtic's unbeaten top flight league campaign of 2016-17 and the previous occasion the feat was accomplished. Mar 19, 2021 1156
Odsonne Edouard and the major finals shop window that could net Celtic [pounds sterling]25m; The erroneous reports the other week that Celtic had agreed a summer deal that would see Odsonne Edouard move to Leicester City for the ultra-modest sum of [pounds sterling]15m never made any sense. The next fortnight is precisely why. Mar 17, 2021 600
Jesse Marsch: Why the 'energy drink' coach would be perfect pick for next Celtic manager; To be championed as a choice candidate for next Celtic manager by two heavyweight club figures would have been enough to peak the interest in the backstory of American Jesse Marsch. Mar 17, 2021 1039
Celtic receive potential seeding boost for Champions League qualifiers; A change to the leading places in the Russian Premier League over the weekend could have welcome implications for Celtic. Mar 16, 2021 441
How Celtic have become caught up in a desperate game of whack-a-mole; It has been stated emphatically by all that Celtic's title tanking can be attributed to desperate defensive inadequacies. Curiously, the assertion is half wrong. Mar 15, 2021 621
Why an Aberdeen move for Celtic's squadfather Scott Brown doesn't square; Maybe the cynicism is misplaced, but there seemed a handy degree of promotion for the named parties in the arresting report that Stephen Glass had lined up Scott Brown as his playing assistant should he land the vacant managerial position at Aberdeen. Mar 13, 2021 605
James Forrest opens up on Scott Brown, a Celtic start against Rangers, and making Euros with Scotland; The football world into which James Forrest has returned is very different from the one that injury forced the Celtic winger to step out of six months ago. Mar 13, 2021 604
Celtic will be bidding to avoid a 29-year low against Rangers next week; Another grim statistic will added to Celtic's dismal league campaign if they are unable to avoid defeat against newly-crowned champions Rangers when the pair meet for the third time this season in Glasgow's east end a week on Sunday. Mar 12, 2021 312
James Forrest breaks silence on Neil Lennon departure as comeback winger predicts Celtic recovery; James Forrest believes Celtic can overcome their present "blip" to be set on the route to an era that matches previous successes - even as he admitted to being "gutted" over the departure of long-time mentor Neil Lennon. Mar 11, 2021 558
Why Celtic, Rangers and the Scottish Government require a united front to ensure a peaceful derby; Off the pitch, these past few days have been one of those bleakly unedifying periods for football rivalry in the west of Scotland. Mar 10, 2021 597
The Leigh Griffiths conundrum for Celtic and Scotland that could see momentous moments pass him by; It is impossible not to warm to the irrepressible Leigh Griffiths. Mar 10, 2021 608
Celtic's possible opponents in the Champions League qualifiers; Celtic will face an arduous task to qualify for the Champions League next season after their title loss confirmed they will be required to negotiate the non-champions pathway. Mar 9, 2021 442
Global benchmarks and British bests: All the records Celtic broke or set during their latest nine-title era; Celtic ripped up the records books during their title run now that has ended at nine. Here is how they did that. Mar 8, 2021 597

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