Category Archives: 2011/12

Celtic 3-0 Rangers: Lennon champions 3-5-2 in comfortable derby victory

As far as the ‘meaningless’ type of Glasgow derby goes, the latest had reasonable worth attached for both clubs. Rangers, defiant on the brink of liquidation, are clinging on to competitive significance in Scotland. Celtic meanwhile, still have a number of demons … Continue reading

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Motherwell 0 – 3 Celtic: Champions get experimental with 3-4-2-1

With all competitions decided, it was only natural for Neil Lennon to try out new ideas; new systems and players on the fringes. In Sunday’s 3-0 victory at Motherwell, he found success on both fronts – a brand new formation, … Continue reading

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Celtic 1 – 2 Hearts: Hearts frustrate dominant Celtic, with referee blunder deciding match

Hearts struck lucky after being dominated for the majority of the Scottish FA Cup semi-final against Celtic. In a brief attacking spell, Rudi Skacel took the lead for Hearts. Celtic rallied to equalise, but Euan Norris handed Hearts victory, making … Continue reading

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Celtic Vs Hearts Scottish Cup Semi-final – Tactical Preview

Celtic take on Hearts at Hampden in the Scottish Cup Semi-final with the Jambos in decent form. They’ve only lost one of the past seven matches, most recently defeating SPL strugglers Dunfermline 2-1 at East End Park. Paulo Sergio will … Continue reading

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Kilmarnock 0 – 6 Celtic: Celtic crowned Champions with diamond performance

Celtic are SPL Champions after smashing Kilmarnock 6-0 at Rugby Park. Neil Lennon’s side had to shake off their recent dull form to inflict some kind of revenge following the recent League Cup defeat, fittingly doing the job at the … Continue reading

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Celtic 2 – 0 St Johnstone: Celtic leave it late to break down Saints

Celtic eventually broke down a resilient St Johnstone side to come within 1 point of securing the SPL title. Celtic Lineup Cha Du Ri and Victor Wanyama were suspended after being sent off in the previous SPL fixture at Ibrox. … Continue reading

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Rangers 3 – 2 Celtic: Rangers benefit from poor Celtic & early red card

With the league title all but wrapped up, Neil Lennon hadn’t experienced a more “meaningless” Glasgow derby since his very first attempt as manager back in 2010. These encounters are so often decided by (the old cliché) – who ‘wants … Continue reading

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Aberdeen 1 – 1 Celtic: Dons halt Celtic’s winning run in perfect storm

Aberdeen ended Celtic’s 17 match winning streak in the SPL, after claiming a draw at Pittodre. With Neil Lennon concerned with fatigue within his squad following the midweek internationals, the Dons took advantage of an unfamiliar and jaded Celtic. Though … Continue reading

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Celtic 2 – 0 Dunfermline: Pars do well to keep score down

Celtic put in one of the most dominating performances of the season against a deeply entrenched Dunfermline- and despite a glut of chances Celtic only mustered two goals. Though Jim McIntyre’s tactics were overtly negative, it was a sound defensive exercise that … Continue reading

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Hibernian 0 – 5 Celtic: Fenlon’s risk back-fires as Celtic run riot

To close Rangers FC’s darkest ever week, Celtic stretched the gap at the top of the league to 17 points thanks to a hard-fought win over Hibernian. The hosts started aggressively, employing a tight man-marking system all over the park, … Continue reading

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