Tag Archives: Celtic

Throwback Thursday – Classic League Cup Finals
By J Bleasdale |

THREE days to go until the first major trophy is handed out as Celtic and Motherwell go head-to-head in the Betfred League Cup Final. The competition has been devalued by some over the years, particularly since the loss of a European place after the 1996/97 season, but it’s seen some enthralling Finals and had the [Read more]

Record seeking Celtic return to the scene of the last domestic crime
By J Bleasdale |

MAY 2016, the penultimate game of the 2015/16 season. St Johnstone inflict a 2-1 defeat on a Celtic side, who’d just clinched their fifth title in a row, in a bog standard end of season game where neither side had anything to play for. Little did anyone know back then that the Hoops would go [Read more]

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Betfred Cup Semi Final Preview
By J Bleasdale |

FOUR teams, one venue, one aim! Yes it’s the Semi Finals of the Betfred League Cup this weekend. On Saturday, holders Celtic take on Hibernian at Hampden, which also hosts the second Semi Final on Sunday when Rangers face Motherwell. It promises to be two interesting ties for various reasons. The Celtic and Hibs match [Read more]

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Scottish Cup Final 2016/17 Preview – Aberdeen v Celtic
By J Bleasdale |

SCOTTISH Football’s main showpiece occasion is just three days away when the best two sides in the country this season, Aberdeen and Celtic, take to the Hampden turf on Saturday in the Scottish Cup Final. This will be the seventh time the two sides have met in the Final, Celtic winning the first three in [Read more]

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How the 1995 Cup win inspired Celtic to greater things
By J Bleasdale |

CELTIC are just 90 minutes from Scottish Football immortality. 46 domestic matches have been played across three competitions, 14 opponents have tried their luck and Brendan Rodgers side are still undefeated in the Scottish season. Even by their standards, and Celtic are miles ahead of the rest of Scottish Football on and off the pitch, [Read more]

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Scottish Cup Semi Final Preview
By J Bleasdale |

THIS weekend sees the penultimate stage of Scotland’s most prestigious knockout competition as the Semi Finals of the 2016/17 Scottish Cup take place at Hampden. Fans of Hibernian, Aberdeen, Celtic and Rangers descend on the National Stadium, hoping their club can take the next step to lifting the oldest trophy in British Football (it should [Read more]

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How Celtic made Six in a row their easiest yet!
By J Bleasdale |

FOOTBALL is often described as an unpredictable game. One thing that is predictable these days, however, is that Celtic are crowned Scottish Champions, such is the financial gap between them and the rest. On Sunday, the Hoops clinched their sixth consecutive Premiership title with a thumping 5-0 win against Hearts at Tynecastle, often a difficult [Read more]

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Celt-exit: It’s time for Celtic to join the Premier League
By H Bold |

Amidst all the talks of political breakaways; a Brexit here, a Scottish independence referendum there, the topic of how well Celtic – and up until recently, Rangers – would fare in the Premier League has always been met with a passionate response from supporters. The very mention of Celtic in the EPL can rouse the most [Read more]

S6E27 Levein’s Puppet Show
By C Adey |

John is joined by John B as they discuss the recent events in Scottish football. There is positive news for a change with regards to the charity bet as we actually got a winner. Aberdeen’s fine form continued at the weekend which prevented Celtic from securing the title just yet. In the bottom six, things [Read more]

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Is Ryan Christie worth the gamble?
By J Bleasdale |

WHEN James Maddison’s loan deal expired at the beginning of the month, Aberdeen needed to fill the gap with another creative midfielder capable of unlocking a sturdy defence and winning a game with a piece of skill and brilliance. Initial talk was that the £6million man from Norwich would be allowed to continue his development [Read more]