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 […]
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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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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 […]
As reported by the Daily Mirror, Celtic have reportedly be considering move to sign West Bromwich Albion defender Craig Dawson. The British tabloid claimed on their blog on Sunday that Premier League club Leicester City are also interested in signing the 28-year-old centre-back, who has handed West Brom transfer request in order to force his […]
Newly-promoted Premier League club Fulham FC are reportedly eyeing move for Celtic’s and Belgium international defender Dedryck Boyata who is still on international duties with the Red Devils. Boyata has started in all three of Belgium’s group matches in Russia, but is entering the final year of his contract with Celtic and said prior to […]
According to The S*n, Celtic will agree a £7m deal with Southampton for Stuart Armstrong. The 26-year-old is expected to exit Parkhead from St Mary’s within 48 hours. It’s a major blow for Brendan Rodgers as Armstrong had nailed down a starting place in the Celtic side last season and was a standout performer. But […]
Celtic could agree two deals this summer, with defender Dedryck Boyata considering a contract extension at Parkhead and Hibernian midfielder John McGinn being a target for Brendan Rodgers. Despite securing a second consecutive treble last season, Celtic aren’t resting on their laurels. They’re desperate to keep strengthening the side to ensure more success will come […]
According to the Chronicle, Celtic are interested in Newcastle United defender Chancel Mbemba who is expected to be sold this summer. Having guided the Magpies to safety in the Premier League, manager Rafael Benitez is planning on a summer clear-out. Mbemba could be one of the first players out the door as he’s fallen out […]
According to the Express, Celtic’s hopes of keeping Patrick Roberts for another season have been dashed with Leicester City and West Ham United keen to procure his signature this summer. The 21-year-old joined Celtic on loan from Manchester City on February 2016 and has spent two-and-a-half years with the Hoops, making 78 appearances in all […]