Celtic boss Neil Lennon has confirmed that Ryan Christie will not play again this season, ruling him out of the SFA cup final. The midfielder suffered facial injuries in a clash with Dominic Ball during an ill-tempered semi-final tie with Aberdeen. There were hopes that he may be fit enough to feature in the showpiece […]
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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Arsenal boss Unai Emery has reportedly identified Celtic’s Kieran Tierney as a potential summer transfer target, according to a report from the Mirror. Tierney is a real fan favourite at Parkhead, and Hoops fans would hate to see him leave in the summer. Celtic could find it hard to keep hold of the 21-year-old, however, […]
Hoops fans can be happy with the latest Celtic news about Marvin Compper and Karamoko Dembele who in the reserves game against Hearts reports The Sun. The German defender Compper has managed to make it to the Hoops’ main team only once since his arrival in 2018. The 33-year-old has made 150 appearances for Hoffenheim, […]
Glasgow Rangers are looking to sign Bristol City defender Tomas Kalas and could face competition from reigning Scottish champions Celtic. According to a reports from the Scottish Sun, Steven Gerrad’s side are interested in the 25-year-old. While the report also mentions Celtic to be keeping a close tab on the defender who is playing on […]
With the season gradually running to a close, each club now have a clear picture of what their mission for the rest of the season should be. Some are chasing after League glory, some are in the race for a champions league qualifying spot while another set of clubs are struggling to avoid being relegated […]
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 […]
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 […]