Monthly Archives: December 2011

Celtic 1 – 0 Rangers: Battle of 4-4-2 favours the bold

Celtic enter the new year 2 points clear at the top of the SPL after a narrow win over Rangers on Wednesday. It is an astonishing turnaround for Neil Lennon and his side, having been 15 points off the pace … Continue reading

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Udinese 1-1 Celtic: Good performance can’t alleviate past failings

To think that Celtic – who were mauled this season by the unimpressive (albeit fraudulent) FC Sion –  could go on to match a team at the peak of Serie A would once have required some wishful thinking. But with both fixtures against … Continue reading

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Scott Brown – Another brief appraisal

The prospect of Scott Brown leaving Celtic on a free was eliminated at the weekend, when the captain signed a new 3-year contract, complete with possibility of a 1-year extension. Having signed in 2007 from Hibernian for a hefty £4.4m … Continue reading

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Dundee Utd 0 – 1 Celtic: Hooper settles shabby match

Celtic kept up the pursuit of Rangers in the SPL after an early Gary Hooper goal was enough to dispose of Dundee Utd. Bucking the dubious trend of starting off sluggishly, the visitors burst enthusiastically from the starting block. But … Continue reading

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