Tag Archives: Hooper

St Mirren 0 – 2 Celtic: Hooper double flatters Celtic

The first question on everybody’s lips following Celtic’s lacklustre exit (as it stands) from the Europa League, is who will keep a place after such a universally poor showing? Celtic Lineup The answer, is that only Joe Ledley and Georgios … Continue reading

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Hearts 0 – 3 Celtic: Superb win marred by nonsense

Celtic took the race for the SPL title to the final day after a comprehensive victory over Hearts at Tynecastle last night. But once again for Celtic and Neil Lennon in particular, the superb performance was overshadowed by typical anti-Celtic … Continue reading

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Kilmarnock 0 – 4 Celtic: Defensive mistakes punished by Commons & Hooper

Celtic matched Rangers with a 4-0 away victory after travelling to Rugby Park on Wednesday evening. A brace from Kris Commons followed by efforts from Gary Hooper and Anthony Stokes punished an unfamiliar and unorganised Kilmarnock defence. The visiting support … Continue reading

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Celtic 3 – 1 Hibernian: Stokes & Hooper too hot to handle

Celtic move 2 points clear at the summit of the SPL table after a comfortable 3-1 victory over Hibernian. The fixture was decided in a blistering first half, with Anthony Stokes outstanding, linking up with strike partner Gary Hooper. What … Continue reading

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Celtic 3 – 0 Rangers: Acid test passed as Rangers thrashed

Rangers travelled the short distance to Celtic Park on Sunday only to suffer a humiliating rude awakening at the hands of a superior side. Walter Smith recognises a serious lapse in recent form, but his counter-part Neil Lennon simply has … Continue reading

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Celtic 4 – 0 Hearts: Reality check for hammered Hearts

Celtic coasted to victory against high-flying Hearts with a scoreline that underlines just how difficult a prolonged title challenge really is. Having defeated Champions Rangers at Tynecastle at the weekend, the buoyant Edinburgh side hoped for a similar smash and grab against … Continue reading

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Celtic 1 – 0 Aberdeen: Creaky comfort as Celtic take 3 points

Celtic couldn’t quite kill off a rejuvenated Aberdeen side, inspired by veteran new manager Craig Brown in Saturday’s SPL encounter. With the hosts mainly comfortable and leading by a sole goal for much of the match, the threat of an equaliser loomed ominously over … Continue reading

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