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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Celtic 9 – 0 Aberdeen: Tactics take a back-seat as Dons hammered

For all the thought and preparation Mark McGhee must’ve put into this game, not even in the depths of his worst nightmare could he have imagined the horror that unfolded at Celtic Park this afternoon, as Aberdeen crumbled to an … Continue reading

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