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Lowland League ready to scrap Colts teams after Celtic, Hearts and Rangers 'ultimatum'

Celtic, Hearts and Rangers Colts team involvement in the Lowland League is in doubt.

Source: The Scotsman Celtic | 26 May 2022 | 9:06 am UTC

Celtic 'on the chase' of Ferencvaros striker Ryan Mmaee after extensive analysis

CELTIC are reportedly interested in a transfer move for Ferencvaros striker Ryan Mmaee.

Source: Glasgow Times | Celtic | 26 May 2022 | 8:08 am UTC

21 YEARS AGO TODAY: HOORAY HENRIK FIRES CELTIC TO A TREBLE

MARTIN O’NEILL promised the Celtic fans he “would do everything possible” to put the team back on track when he took over the hot-seat for season 2000/01. The Irishman had been lured to Parkhead after making his name at Leicester City where two League Cup triumphs had alerted more fashionable clubs. On May 26 2001, the charismatic O’Neill was on the cusp of becoming only the third manager in the...

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Source: Celtic Quick News | 26 May 2022 | 6:15 am UTC

Ryan Mmaee - Celtic linked with 19-goal forward, Morocco international, 1 of 4 footballing brothers

Ferencvaros striker Ryan Mmaee is reportedly on the radar of Celtic after an impressive campaign.

Source: The Scotsman Celtic | 26 May 2022 | 6:12 am UTC

HARRY HOOD REMEMBERED

CELTIC hero Harry Hood passed away three years ago today at the age of 74 following a long and brave battle against cancer. The skilful forward was legendary manager Jock Stein’s record signing for the club when he bought him for £40,000 from Clyde in March 1969. Unfortunately, Harry became the third Celtic player to die in just over a month following Lisbon Lions Billy McNeill (79) on April 22...

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Source: Celtic Quick News | 26 May 2022 | 6:00 am UTC

Celtic transfer latest as Ko Itakura option re-emerges following previous interest in centre-back

CELTIC could rekindle their interest in Manchester City defender Ko Itakura, and are running the rule over his teammate and fellow centre-back Taylor Harwood-Bellis as they look to bolster their defensive options.

Source: Glasgow Times | Celtic | 26 May 2022 | 6:00 am UTC

LISBON 67: THE UNTOLD TALES: DAY FOUR

CELTIC fans embarked upon the journey of a lifetime as they followed their favourites into the history books 55 years ago. Author Alex Gordon, who has penned fifteen Celtic books, including ‘Lisbon Lions: The 40th Anniversary Celebration’, offers a week-long collection of edited extracts from his introduction for CQN’s 2014 publication, ‘Seville: The Celtic Movement’. The hitherto little-known...

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Source: Celtic Quick News | 26 May 2022 | 5:15 am UTC

Takis Fyssas says Celtic striker Giorgos Giakoumakis will be even better next season, and backs him to become main man for Greece

AS a Hearts legend, Takis Fyssas isn’t accustomed to cheering on Celtic players. As part of the Tynecastle side that won the 2006 Scottish Cup and split the Old Firm to earn a Champions League spot, the Greek is still revered down Gorgie way, and the feeling is more than mutual.

Source: Glasgow Times | Celtic | 25 May 2022 | 9:30 pm UTC

Neil Lennon first trophy with Omonia Nicosia sees former Celtic boss red carded after touchline meltdown

Neil Lennon marked his first trophy win with Omonia Nicosia by being sent to the stand after an angry confrontation with match officials.

Source: The Scotsman Celtic | 25 May 2022 | 9:01 pm UTC

How Celtic went from 'horrific' year to champions

Watch 'How The League Was Won' - the story of Celtic's triumphant campaign under Ange Postecoglou - on Friday, 27 May at 22:30 BST on the BBC Scotland channel.

Source: BBC Sport | 25 May 2022 | 8:43 am UTC

Fran Alonso determined to create history as Celtic aim for first Scottish Women's Cup triumph

FRAN ALONSO hopes that he can become the first Celtic manager in the club’s history to lift the Scottish Women’s Cup this Sunday with victory over Glasgow City – and the Spaniard is confident his team have what it takes to seal a domestic double.

Source: HeraldScotland | Celtic | 24 May 2022 | 9:30 pm UTC

The full list of every out-of-contract Scottish Premiership player

WITH St Johnstone's place in the Premiership assured courtesy of their 6-2 aggregate win over Inverness Caledonian Thistle, the curtain has officially come down on the 2021/22 SPFL campaign.

Source: HeraldScotland | Celtic | 24 May 2022 | 9:00 pm UTC

Scottish Premiership: Who is your club's player of the year?

Throughout the season, BBC Sport Scotland's online team have been picking their man of the match from each game. At the same time, fans have been voting for their top performer in the player rater.

Source: BBC Sport | 24 May 2022 | 6:14 pm UTC

Steve Clarke names Scotland squad for Ukraine showdown as Celtic ace Anthony Ralston gets nod

STEVE CLARKE has named his Scotland squad for next week's World Cup play-off showdown against Ukraine.

Source: HeraldScotland | Celtic | 23 May 2022 | 1:37 pm UTC

Aiden McGeady: Sunderland winger on being booed around Scotland and potential Celtic return

Sunderland winger Aiden McGeady opens up about being booed at every ground in Scotland for choosing Republic of Ireland and his potential Celtic return.

Source: BBC Sport | 22 May 2022 | 3:05 pm UTC

Celtic lift title trophy after Furuhashi sparks joyous 6-0 rout of Motherwell

Champions Celtic celebrated trophy day with a merciless 6-0 mauling of Motherwell at Parkhead.

Celtic clinched their 10th cinch Premiership title in 11 years at Dundee United on Wednesday night to ensure a party in the last game of the season, where a double from striker Kyogo Furuhashi and a goal in-between by former Motherwell midfielder David Turnbull made it 3-0 at the break. Second-half goals from Jota and substitute Giorgos Giakoumakis, who netted a double, added to an afternoon of joyous celebrations.

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Source: Celtic | The Guardian | 14 May 2022 | 1:38 pm UTC

David Squires on … worshipping at the Church of Saint Angelos Postecoglou

Our cartoonist casts his eye over the Australian coach’s success in his first year at Celtic and the reaction to it on both sides of the world

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Source: Celtic | The Guardian | 12 May 2022 | 5:30 pm UTC

Ange Postecoglou’s Celtic appointment not the reckless gamble it was once painted | Emma Kemp

The Australian’s arrival in Glasgow was greeted by some with scepticism but for others a title in his first year is hardly surprising

Some 26 years ago, back when the late Tommy Burns was manager of Celtic, a 20-something Ange Postecoglou was working as a bank teller in Melbourne’s CBD. He was in the middle of serving customers when he received a call from South Melbourne, the National Soccer League club with whom he had won titles as a player (including one under the tutelage of Ferenc Puskás) and was now assistant coach.

“They said, ‘look, you’ve got the job for the next three games just as a caretaker coach, and then we’ll make a decision for next year’,” Postecoglou told the late Shane Warne in December. “As soon as I put the phone down I quit the bank, I walked out. There was a queue of people waiting to get their money out. I said ‘that’s it, I’m just going to go for it’.”

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Source: Celtic | The Guardian | 12 May 2022 | 2:39 am UTC