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St Johnstone 2 – 1 Celtic: Saints’ hard-work is wake-up call for lazy Celtic

While Benfica had a weekend off to prepare for Wednesday’s crunch Champions League group opener, Celtic fell to a 2-1 defeat at the hands of St Johnstone in Perth. Kris Commons’ early opener appeared to set Celtic on their way, … 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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Dundee Utd 0 – 4 Celtic: Neilsen red-card undermines Houston’s plans

The 4-0 scoreline is a tad unfair on ten man Dundee Utd, with Robbie Neilsen’s early dismissal for a clumsy elbow on Georgios Samaras proving pivotal. After a stodgy start, Neil Lennon’s tactical intervention also helped swing the tie in … 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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Dunfermline 0 – 3 Celtic: Mulgrew helps deliver ten wins in ten

Celtic made it 10 SPL wins from 10 after picking apart a rugged, if overly negative Dunfermline side. In the furious January weather that currently batters Scotland, the home side followed a frequent ‘anti-Celtic’ model of sitting deep, packing the … Continue reading

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Celtic Vs Atletico Madrid – Tactical Preview

Group leaders Atletico Madrid have travelled to Glasgow ahead of Wednesday’s Europa League crunch match taking star striker Falcao with them. The €40m striker had missed the last two La Ligua matches through injury and may be fit to play. … Continue reading

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