Tag Archives: Champions League

What Celtic need to do to avoid Champions League humiliation!
By J Bleasdale |

AFTER a two year absence, Celtic were included in yesterday’s Champions League draw where they learned their group stage opponents. The Hoops reward for overcoming Israeli outfit Hapoel Beer Sheeva was being placed in Group C alongside German side Borussia Moenchengladbach, Premier League mercenaries Manchester City and the familiar face of Barcelona, whom they’ve met on [Read more]

And then there were two! Another mixed bag for Scottish clubs in Europe
By J Bleasdale |

THIS weeks report card of Scottish clubs in Europe once again produced mixed results in the Second Qualifying stages of the Champions League and Europa League respectively. Celtic and Aberdeen advanced as expected, with the Champions making amends for last weeks freak result by turning over Lincoln Red Imps 3-0 and the Dons producing a [Read more]

Who Will Win The Champions League?
By S Douglas |

With all SPFL involvement over for another season the Champions League has reached the quarter final stage where those clubs still left in the competition will start to really believe that they have a chance to lift the famous trophy in Berlin’s magnificent Olympiastadion on the 6th of June. There’s a couple of surprise teams [Read more]

How has Deila turned things around?
By Guest Writer |

As the midway point of the Scottish Premiership campaign approaches, Celtic fans can now reflect on the first six months under the stewardship of 39-year-old Norwegian coach Ronny Delia. Former Strømsgodset manager Deila joined the Scottish champions in June following the departure of Neil Lennon who spent much of the last fourteen years at the [Read more]

S3E01 Season preview 2013/14
By C Adey |

It’s been a long summer, but we are back. Greig and Krys join me to discuss fitba, it’s as simple as that. European football is covered, both the results from Celtic, St Johnstone and Hibs games, as well as the upcoming games this week. We discuss the expectations, domestically, as well as in Europe(for those [Read more]

Roy Keane was correct
By A Alexander |

Well done to Roy Keane for daring to say that the referee’s decision which went against Manchester United was a correct call. The fact that he has attracted a plethora of hysterical comments from united sympathisers both inside and outside the TV studio is not relevant. Those concerned seem to have forgotten the service he [Read more]

S2E30 Celtic vs Juventus & McFadden returns to the SPL
By C Adey |

Greig makes his return, as he joins Krys and I to discuss Scottish fitba. Celtic in Europe is first up, and we try to discuss a little more than the WWF style grappling that has dominated the media since the game. Krys takes us through his SPL review, and we discuss the bits that take [Read more]

S2E29 Stevenson’s red card, handballs and Strachan’s first game in charge
By C Adey |

Ryan Stevenson was controversially sent off for a challenge on Gary Mackay-Steven at the weekend. There are conflicting views on whether it was, and we give our arguments for and against. The SPL had an unnaturally large number of handball claims, and we try and give our opinion on each one. Don’t worry, I didn’t [Read more]

S2E20 Tannadice boycott and Euro 2020 proposal
By C Adey |

I am joined by Krys and Laurie. Celtic’s victory against Spartak Moscow, and subsequent qualification for the last 16 of the Champions League, is the first item on the agenda. Krys follows that with his review of the SPL and we all discuss the main points from the weekend. I cover the SFL, although the [Read more]

S2E17 Scotland, Leigh Griffiths and the SPL/SFL
By C Adey |

Greig, Laurie and I cover last Wednesday’s Scotland friendly, and I have an admission to make about the game. Krys isn’t on this show, because he was on a Euro trip to see Celtic face Benfica in the Champions League. This means that Laurie does the SPL roundup and it’s full of puns. Laurie’s Tweetie [Read more]