Premier League giants Fulham F.C are expected to resume interest in Celtic star Dedryck Boyata. The London base club had an initial bid of around £8m rejected in the summer ahead of the Celtic’s Champions League qualifiers with AEK Athens but are believed to be preparing a new offer despite a change of manager with […]
Category: Celtic F.C.
The Celtic Football Club (/ˈsɛltɪk/) is a professional football club based in Glasgow, Scotland, which plays in the Scottish Premiership. The club was founded in 1887[nb 1] with the purpose of alleviating poverty in the immigrant Irish population in the East End of Glasgow. They played their first match in May 1888, a friendly match against Rangers which Celtic won 5–2. Celtic established itself within Scottish football, winning six successive league titles during the first decade of the 20th century. The club enjoyed their greatest successes during the 1960s and 70s under Jock Stein when they won nine consecutive league titles and the European Cup.
Celtic have won the Scottish League Championship on 48 occasions, most recently in the 2016–17 season, the Scottish Cup 36 times and the Scottish League Cup 16 times. The club’s greatest season was 1966–67, when Celtic became the first British team to win the European Cup, also winning the Scottish League Championship, the Scottish Cup, the Scottish League Cup, and the Glasgow Cup. Celtic also reached the 1970 European Cup Final, and the 2003 UEFA Cup Final.
Celtic have a long-standing fierce rivalry with Rangers, and the clubs have become known as the Old Firm. The two clubs have dominated Scottish football, winning 102 league titles between them since the inception of the Scottish League in 1890.
The club’s fanbase was estimated in 2003 as being around nine million worldwide, and there are in excess of 160 Celtic supporters clubs in over 20 countries. An estimated 80,000 fans travelled to Seville for the 2003 UEFA Cup Final.
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Celtic are on the brink of making their first signing of the January transfer window, with forward Timothy Weah expected to return to Glasgow this week and finalise a loan move from Paris Saint-Germain, according to The Daily Record. The paper reckon that Weah has already agreed to the switch, having had a tour of […]
According to The Sunday Post, West Ham United striker Andy Carroll could be an “option” for Scottish champions Celtic in regards to January signings. The 29-year-old played alongside Rangers boss Steven Gerrard at Liverpool, and has only just returned from a lengthy injury for the Hammers. The chances of the former Liverpool man joining Celtic […]
Celtic must make an audacious move to sign Swansea forward Wilfried Bony in the January transfer window to add an extra layer of depth to their striker options. According to Wales Online, the 29-year-old is on huge wages of at least £100,000-a-week and the Swans want to get him off their wagebill as soon as […]
A report from the Daily Star claims Chelsea wing-back/winger Victor Moses will leave the club and likely to join Crystal Palace in January for a reported £12m after the Nigerian is now far down the pecking order at the Stamford Bridge. The Blues new gaffer has changed the team’s style of play, meaning a change […]
According to Football Weeks sources, Celtic winger James Forrest is set to sign a new deal with the club. The Scottish champions have been in talks with the player over a new deal for several weeks and terms have reportedly been agreed on a new long-term contract. Forrest’s previous deal was due to expire at […]
Steven Gerrard’s Rangers side have lost the first Old Firm derby to Brendan Rodgers’ Celtic side at the Celtic park on Sunday afternoon. Rangers were top bookmakers favourite to earn all three points against Celtic in the Scottish today, but this never has happened as predicted. Although, there’s a sign relief in Rangers this time […]
With the summer window now shut and European football announced for the year, trending event in Glasgow now will be on the Old Firm derby on Sunday with Rangers’ new boss Steven Gerrard handed a chance to challenge Celtic and former boss Brendan Rodgers. Celtic have had a somewhat dull activity this summer, which ended […]
Celtic fans have been somewhat lose confidence in recent times after seeing their team make a poor start to the new season, which has already seen them miss out of the Champions League. Many Hoops faithful have been frustrated with club’s activity so far in recent times, with Spurs’ summer transfer window business a particular […]
Germany international and new Bayern Munich ace Leon Goretzka confirmed he rejected Barcelona‘s interest to join Bayern as he was finally unveiled at the Allianz Arena on Thursday. The 23-year-old, who mainly plays as a midfielder, announced back in January that he was to leave Schalke to join the Bundesliga champions in the summer, which […]