Ange Postecoglou spends the last few years crushing his rivals.
Unable to find a way to unsettle Celtic at present on the pitch, there have been one or two attempts off the pitch at undermining their achievements. Michael Beale, Rangers manager opined that Postecoglou was a lucky man because of the spending power at his disposal. David Martingale, Livingston’s boss spoke at the beginning of the week about the large gulf in finances that gave Celtic an edge. Martingale is right since Postecoglou does have a pound for each penny he and others have received. Continue reading “Chris Sutton Says Michael Beale’s Comment Lacked Class” →
Celtic Football Club is going all out this Christmas, especially since the last two years there were no gatherings planned. A special signing session was planned for the supporters of the club to ring in the festive season. The first team and the women’s team members were there on 4th December 2022 to provide their signatures to lucky supporters. Members of two clubs, Sign for Celtic and Young Hoops were invited for this occasion. They could meet and get the signatures of their favorite players as well as land their hands on Christmas goodies. They could also get festive selfies with their favorite players.
Callum McGregor took the opportunity to sign copies of his new autobiography, The Making of a Celtic Captain. He was also joined by his teammates Matt O’Riley, Kyogo, and Moritz Jenz. The women’s team was represented by Kelly Clark, the captain who was greeted by many enthusiastic supporters. Caitlin Hayes also joined her and they helped the fans capture several magic moments. It put the mood right for the festive season. Continue reading “Celtic FC Turns Up the Festive Giving Mood” →
Celtic have set aside cash to sign a new central midfielder in January, sources have told Football Insider. Ange Postecoglou has made it clear behind the scenes he wants to strengthen the squad in the new year and the Hoops hierarchy are ready to back their manager. The Glasgow giants are prioritising the capture of a proven central midfielder capable of shielding the defence and have set aside “significant” cash from the budget to get a deal done. The January window is regarded by Celtic as an opportune time to beef up the squad and prepare for the second half of the campaign.
As quoted by the Scotsman (19 October), the Celts boss said that the side are “well underway” with their planning for January. The Australian added that early business in last year’s winter window was “really beneficial” and he is hopeful they can act in the same way this year. In January 2022, Celtic signed Daizen Maeda, Yosuke Ideguchi, Reo Hatate and Matt O’Riley. Continue reading “CELTIC SET ASIDE SIGNIFICANT CASH FOR JANUARY SIGNING” →
Scottish champions Celtic have bagged their first point in the Champions League this season following the 1-1 draw with hosts Shakthar Donetsk. The two teams have been drawn together in Group F alongside defending champions Real Madrid and RB Leipzig.
Celtic are back in the Champions League group stage for the first time in four years after they won the Scottish Premiership title last season ahead of Old Firm rivals Rangers. Continue reading “CELTIC BAG FIRST CHAMPIONS LEAGUE POINT” →
Scottish Premiership champions Celtic will start the defence of their league title with an home game against Andersen on Sunday. The two teams will meet at Parkhead with the hosts as favourites to secure the three points on offer.
Celtic prepared for the visit of Aberdeen with the 2-0 win over English Championship side Norwich City last week Saturday. The result made it six games unbeaten for Celtic boss Ange Postecoglou and his players. They have a record of three wins and three draws from those eight games. Continue reading “CELTIC START TITLE DEFENCE AGAINST ABERDEEN” →
Swedish attacker Jordan Larsson has emerged as a transfer target for Scottish champions Celtic. The 25-year-old could move to Celtic during this summer’s transfer window thus following in the footsteps of his father, Henrik Larsson who attained legendary status at the Scottish Premiership outfit during his professional football career.
Larsson is a free agent at the moment after the Swedish international left Russian Premier League side Spartak Moscow at the end of his contract this summer. The attacker is considering his next career move and Celtic could be his next destination. Media outlet RB Sport reported that Celtic could be his most likely destination this summer. He would be a fantastic addition to the Celtic squad which won the Scottish Premiership title ahead of Old Firm rivals Rangers last season. Celtic boss Ange Postecoglouwon the aforementioned Scottish Premiership title during his debut season at the club on the back of his appointment last summer. Continue reading “TRANSFER NEWS: LARSSON ON CELTIC RADAR” →
Former Bolton Wanderers midfielder Luka Connell has been released by Celtic who were recently crowned the Scottish Premiership champions after they wrestled the title from the hands of Old Firm Derby rivals Rangers. Connell joined Bolton Wanderers at Under-9 level and he rose through the ranks at the League One club before breaking into the first team during the 2018/19 season. Phil Parkinson was the Bolton Wanderers manager when the midfielder made his first team breakthrough.
Connell was given an invitation to the Republic of Ireland Under-21 squad on the back of his impressive displays for Bolton in the English Championship. Afterwards, Scottish club Celtic came for his services. He joined Celtic for a small transfer fee amidst the administration problems at the club. Continue reading “CONNELL RELEASED BY SCOTTISH CLUB” →
Scottish Premiership leaders Celtic are closing in on the league title after the 1-1 draw at home to Rangers last weekend. Celtic were on course to even move closer to the league title whenPortuguese star Jota gave them the lead around the midway point of the first half. The hosts were unable to hold on to that advantage until the end of the game after Rangers scored an equaliser through Zambian international forward Fashion Sinkalaat the start of the last quarter of the game.
Celtic would have needed a point from the final three league games of the season if they managed to hold on to the lead given to them by Jota who’s on loan at the Scottish club from Portuguese giants Benfica until the summer. A win over Rangers in the Old Firm Derby would have taken them closer to reclaiming the title from their latest league opponents. Continue reading “CELTIC REQUIREMENT FOR LEAGUE TITLE REVEALED” →
Scottish Premiership giants Celtic are reportedly keen on turning the loan deal of two players into a permanent deal. It has been reported in the media that Celtic are prepared to turn the loan deals of Cameron Carter-Vickers and Filipe Jota into permanent deals. Both Carter-Vickers and Jota have impressed since joining the Scottish club on loan earlier this season.
United States international defender Carter-Vickers and Portuguese attacker Jota signed for Celtic on loan in separate deals at the start of the season. Continue reading “CELTIC EYEING DOUBLE PERMANENT DEALS” →
Former Celtic striker Craig Bellamy has stated that Belgian outfit Anderlecht tried to lure Ange Postecoglou to the club just before he was named the Celtic manager last summer. Welshman talked about Anderlecht and Postecoglou while he was on the Central Club podcast recently. According to him, Anderlecht manager and Manchester City legend Vincent Kompany wanted the current Celtic boss to join up with him and his coaching staff at Anderlecht.
Welshman Bellamy spent the second half of the 2004/05 season at Celtic and he went on to become the u-21 manager at Parkhead before leaving to join ex-Manchester City teammate Kompany at Anderlecht. Bellamy became the assistant manager to Kompany at Anderlecht until September 2021. Continue reading “CELTIC: BELLAMY SPEAKS ON POSTECOGLOU” →