Tag Archives: Celtic

Why Tierney had to take Arsenal move
By J Bleasdale |

ONE of the longest running transfer sagas of the transfer window is almost at its conclusion as Arsenal look set to sign Kieran Tierney from Celtic. Having first bid £18m a month ago, then £25m in installments, the Gunners finally had a bid accepted, believed to be £25m up front, for the Celtic left back [Read more]

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Will Kieran Tierney join Arsenal this summer or not?
By S Woods |

Celtic FC has added onto their whopping total of 50 Scottish League Championship wins most recently in 2018–19, which was their eighth consecutive championship. They have now won the Scottish Cup 39 times and the Scottish League Cup 18 times and managed to emerge victorious especially in the long-standing fierce rivalry they have with Rangers. After [Read more]

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Billy McNeill – the man who laid the foundations for Alex Ferguson
By J Bleasdale |

WHEN the announcement of Billy McNeill’s passing was made, naturally tributes poured in for the first British Captain to lift the European Cup with Celtic in 1967. Most tributes will point to the fact McNeill was a great Celtic Captain during their dominance under Jock Stein from mid sixties to early seventies, and oversaw four [Read more]

Scottish Cup Semi Final Preview 2019
By J Bleasdale |

THE penultimate stage of this years William Hill Scottish Cup is just days away, with four sides hoping this weekend isn’t their last trip to Hampden. Fans of Hearts, Inverness Caledonian Thistle, Aberdeen and Celtic will descend on the south side of Glasgow confident that their side will reach the Final on 25 May. There’s [Read more]

Old Firm hoping that Thursday is a Throwback to greater European nights
By J Bleasdale |

FOR many years, supporters of Celtic and Rangers have reminisced over the great European nights in their respective clubs history. From Celtic’s European Cup success in 1967, through Rangers European Cup Winners Cup triumph in 1972, to the two contesting the UEFA Cup Final in the noughties, there have been a lot for the Old [Read more]

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Betfred Cup Final 2018/19 Preview – Aberdeen v Celtic
By J Bleasdale |

FOR the second time in three seasons, Scotland’s top two for the past four years will battle it out for the first major trophy of the season. Aberdeen and Celtic go head to head in Sunday’s Betfred League Cup Final at Hampden in a repeat of the 2016 showpiece. It was the Bhoys who triumphed [Read more]

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Semi Final Farce sums up the incompetence of Scottish Football’s Governing Bodies
By J Bleasdale |

THE Betfred Cup Semi Final draw threw together two mouthwatering ties between four of Scotland’s biggest clubs. A rejuvenated Hearts were paired with Brendan Rodgers all conquering Celtic side whilst Aberdeen were drawn to face Rangers. The prospect of two of the biggest rivalries outside of the Old Firm and Edinburgh Derbies in the last [Read more]

Scottish Cup Final Preview – Motherwell v Celtic
By J Bleasdale |

ONE of the most eagerly anticipated dates in the Scottish Football calendar is just days away as Hampden Park gets ready to host the 2018 Scottish Cup Final. Unlike their counterparts down south who devalue their showpiece event by proclaiming a 17th place League finish as a greater achievement than Wembley glory, the Scottish Cup [Read more]

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S7E38 Rangers PR is Murtyfying
By C Adey |

It’s the two John’s again to discuss an eventful week in Scottish football. The charity bets were unsuccessful but we have a belter for the upcoming weekend if it comes in. Hibs managed to clinch the youth double as they beat Aberdeen in the Youth Cup final. They were a bit more streetwise than the [Read more]

S7E37 Doncaster’s Fixture Farce
By C Adey |

The two John’s are on to discuss the current events in Scottish football. There is good news to start with as the charity bet treble with McBookie came in. That takes us closer to the £700 mark. The champions in League One and League Two have yet to be decided with only one set of [Read more]