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Inverness C.T. 0 – 2 Celtic: Red-card allows Celtic to improve

Terry Butcher’s aspirations of shutting down Celtic on the banks of the Moray Firth were swept away when midfielder Greg Tansey was controversially sent off after only 36 minutes. Neil Lennon’s side were then able to improve to secure a … Continue reading

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Celtic 0 – 1 St Johnstone: Celtic out-of-sorts as Saints sneak goal

Is Neil Lennon’s preferred lop-sided 4-4-2 losing it’s charm? Much of it’s roaring success last season relied on the outstanding form of Kris Commons, and indeed it’s very shape maximises Commons’ effect. He signed from Derby County at the end … Continue reading

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Celtic 5 – 1 Dundee Utd: Midfield powers to victory against Arabs

Celtic made it 3 SPL wins out of 3 after thumping Dundee Utd in their first home game of the 2011/12 season. Motherwell are top of the table having played one game more albeit only being 1 point ahead. The … Continue reading

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Celtic 4 – 1 Dundee Utd: Celtic hit four but should’ve had more

With Rangers having played 2 more games and being 4 points ahead, Celtic hosted a tricky Dundee Utd on Sunday afternoon. Despite the best efforts of the likes of Steven Naismith to pile on the pressure (with nonsense tabloid filler), … 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 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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Hamilton 1-1 Celtic: Celtic aggravated by organised Accies and awful officiating

In a match that will be remembered mainly for yet more crucial decisions going against Celtic, Hamilton’s efforts should not be underestimated. Neil Lennon’s injury ravaged side were quite easily stifled by Hamilton, who led right up until the 90th … 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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