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Griffiths puts Celtic one win from seventh straight title

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Glasgow (AFP) – Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers blamed Hamilton’s plastic pitch for a lacklustre performance even though his team won 2-1 on Sunday to move one win from a seventh straight Scottish title.

Leigh Griffiths came off the bench to score the winner after Hamilton had been reduced to 10 men in the first-half by Darren Lyon’s red card.

Dembele fuels Celtic defeat of Aberdeen

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Glasgow (AFP) – Moussa Dembele helped Celtic retain their nine-point lead at the top of the Scottish Premiership with a goal and an assist in Sunday’s 2-0 win away to Aberdeen.

Frenchman Dembele headed the defending champions ahead on 37 minutes at Pittodrie before triggering a late counter-attack that resulted in Kieran Tierney sealing the victory.

Dembele fuels Celtic defeat of Aberdeen

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Glasgow (AFP) – Moussa Dembele helped Celtic retain their nine-point lead at the top of the Scottish Premiership with a goal and an assist in Sunday’s 2-0 win away to Aberdeen.

Frenchman Dembele headed the defending champions ahead on 37 minutes at Pittodrie before triggering a late counter-attack that resulted in Kieran Tierney sealing the victory.

Celtic boss questions rivals after shock draw, Rangers win goal-fest

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Glasgow (AFP) – Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers suggested St Johnstone were letting their manager down as they ended a miserable run of results with a goalless draw away to the champions in the Scottish Premiership on Sunday.

It was the second time this season that Tommy Wright’s side had come away from leaders Celtic’s headquarters with a point, following a 1-1 draw in August.

Football: Rodgers backs ‘top-class’ Brown after Levein jibe

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London (AFP) – Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers has hit back at claims from Hearts boss Craig Levein that players need more protection from Hoops captain Scott Brown.

Levein expressed his annoyance about a collarbone injury suffered by 16-year-old midfielder Harry Cochrane following an aerial challenge with Brown during Hearts’ 3-1 defeat by Celtic on Tuesday.

Football: Rodgers backs ‘top-class’ Brown after Levein jibe

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London (AFP) – Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers has hit back at claims from Hearts boss Craig Levein that players need more protection from Hoops captain Scott Brown.

Levein expressed his annoyance about a collarbone injury suffered by 16-year-old midfielder Harry Cochrane following an aerial challenge with Brown during Hearts’ 3-1 defeat by Celtic on Tuesday.

Glasgow giants hope to see off striker suitors

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Glasgow (AFP) – Old Firm rivals Celtic and Rangers are desperate to hang on to their star strikers in the closing days of January’s transfer window despite talk Moussa Dembele and Alfredo Morelos could both be about to leave Glasgow.

Dembele - an unused substitute in Celtic’s 2-1 win over Partick Thistle in midweek - looked to be heading for the Parkhead exit door amid reported interest from English Premier League sides Brighton and Crystal Palace.

Rodgers – Celtic need more quality 

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Glasgow (AFP) – Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers admitted he needs to add more quality to his side after they had to come from behind to claim a 2-1 win over Partick Thistle on Tuesday.

The Hoops, who have already won the League Cup, are looking to retain the historic treble they claimed last season while making an impact in the Europa League with a tie against Zenit Saint Petersburg to come in February.

Thistle stung by Celtic in Glasgow derby

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Glasgow (AFP) – Substitute Leigh Griffiths helped inspire Celtic to a 2-1 come-from-behind win over Partick Thistle in the Glasgow derby as the Scottish Premiership resumed following its winter break on Tuesday.

The Hoops dominated possession in the first half but found themselves trailing at the break after Connor Sammon fired in a 34th minute penalty to end a run of five consecutive clean sheets for Celtic.

Thistle stung by Celtic in Glasgow derby

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Glasgow (AFP) – Substitute Leigh Griffiths helped inspire Celtic to a 2-1 come-from-behind win over Partick Thistle in the Glasgow derby as the Scottish Premiership resumed following its winter break on Tuesday.

The Hoops dominated possession in the first half but found themselves trailing at the break after Connor Sammon fired in a 34th minute penalty to end a run of five consecutive clean sheets for Celtic.

Honours even in vibrant Old Firm clash

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Glasgow (AFP) – Rangers earned a rare point against Celtic as a pulsating Old Firm derby ended goalless at Parkhead on Saturday.

The hosts dominated the first half with Scott Sinclair and French striker Moussa Dembele coming closest for Celtic.

But it was Rangers who ran the show in the second half with Colombian striker Alfredo Morelos missing two gilt-edged opportunities for the visitors as they claimed only their second point against the champions since returning to the top flight in 2016.

Honours even in vibrant Old Firm clash

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Glasgow (AFP) – Rangers earned a rare point against Celtic as a pulsating Old Firm derby ended goalless at Parkhead on Saturday.

The hosts dominated the first half with Scott Sinclair and French striker Moussa Dembele coming closest for Celtic.

But it was Rangers who ran the show in the second half with Colombian striker Alfredo Morelos missing two gilt-edged opportunities for the visitors as they claimed only their second point against the champions since returning to the top flight in 2016.

Rodgers salutes Celtic spirit

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Glasgow (AFP) – Brendan Rodgers has praised his Celtic players for the way the Scottish champions have responded since suffering their first domestic defeat under his reign.

Celtic extended their lead at the top of the Scottish Premiership to eight points on Saturday as they saw off nearest challengers Aberdeen with a 3-0 victory at Celtic Park.

Celtic manager Rodgers proud at emphatic response against Thistle

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Glasgow (AFP) – Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers praised his players for a perfect response as the Scottish champions returned to winning ways against Partick Thistle.

The Hoops’ record-breaking 69-match unbeaten domestic run came to a stunning end last Sunday when the Glasgow giants were hammered 4-0 by Hearts.

Celtic manager Rodgers proud at emphatic response against Thistle

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Glasgow (AFP) – Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers praised his players for a perfect response as the Scottish champions returned to winning ways against Partick Thistle.

The Hoops’ record-breaking 69-match unbeaten domestic run came to a stunning end last Sunday when the Glasgow giants were hammered 4-0 by Hearts.

Peerless Celtic break 100-year British unbeaten record

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Glasgow (AFP) – French striker Moussa Dembele scored one and created another two as Celtic thrashed St Johnstone 4-0 to break their own 100-year British record of unbeaten domestic matches

The Scottish champions extended their domestic unbeaten record to 63 to eclipse the Celtic team of Willie Maley who went 62 league games unbeaten - pre-League Cup whilst the Scottish Cup was not played during World War I - between 1915 and 1917.

Peerless Celtic break 100-year British unbeaten record

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Glasgow (AFP) – French striker Moussa Dembele scored one and created another two as Celtic thrashed St Johnstone 4-0 to break their own 100-year British record of unbeaten domestic matches

The Scottish champions extended their domestic unbeaten record to 63 to eclipse the Celtic team of Willie Maley who went 62 league games unbeaten - pre-League Cup whilst the Scottish Cup was not played during World War I - between 1915 and 1917.

Tensions mount as Liverpool’s Klopp eyes Euro boost

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London (AFP) – Assailed by mounting criticism from frustrated fans, Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp needs to mastermind a sustained challenge in the Champions League to keep the doubters at bay.

With Liverpool lagging 12 points behind Premier League leaders Manchester City despite Saturday’s 3-0 win over Huddersfield, Klopp could be forgiven for breathing a sigh of relief that Slovenian minnows Maribor are the next visitors to Anfield on Wednesday.

Tensions mount as Liverpool’s Klopp eyes Euro boost

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London (AFP) – Assailed by mounting criticism from frustrated fans, Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp needs to mastermind a sustained challenge in the Champions League to keep the doubters at bay.

With Liverpool lagging 12 points behind Premier League leaders Manchester City despite Saturday’s 3-0 win over Huddersfield, Klopp could be forgiven for breathing a sigh of relief that Slovenian minnows Maribor are the next visitors to Anfield on Wednesday.

Celtic manager Rodgers hails his history Bhoys

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Glasgow (AFP) – Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers hailed his players’ “incredible achievement” as they equalled the club’s own 100-year-old British record of 62 domestic matches unbeaten.

The Bhoys matched the run set by Willie Maley’s Celtic side between 1915 and 1917 with a 1-1 draw at home to Kilmarnock on Saturday.

Celtic away form as impressive as Liverpool, says Rodgers

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Glasgow (AFP) – Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers says his players showed they have the mentality to handle the big games as they turned on the style in a 3-0 win over nearest challengers Aberdeen on Wednesday.

Much had been made of the test Celtic would face from the Dons, with only goal difference separating the sides at the top of the Scottish Premiership before kick-off.

Celtic away form as impressive as Liverpool, says Rodgers

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Glasgow (AFP) – Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers says his players showed they have the mentality to handle the big games as they turned on the style in a 3-0 win over nearest challengers Aberdeen on Wednesday.

Much had been made of the test Celtic would face from the Dons, with only goal difference separating the sides at the top of the Scottish Premiership before kick-off.

Celtic chief hails ‘outstanding coach’ Rodgers

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Glasgow (AFP) – Brendan Rodgers’s remarkable spell as Celtic manager has earned him rave notices from a whole range of people but perhaps most reassuringly his boss, chief executive Peter Lawwell.

Lawwell hailed him as an ‘outstanding manager’ after Rodgers had guided Celtic to a 3-0 win over Belgian side Anderlecht in Brussels on Wednesday - only their second ever away victory in the Champions League - to end a run of 16 games in the competition without a win, just four days after seeing off Old Firm rivals Rangers with a 2-0 victory at Ibrox.

Celtic chief hails ‘outstanding coach’ Rodgers

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Glasgow (AFP) – Brendan Rodgers’s remarkable spell as Celtic manager has earned him rave notices from a whole range of people but perhaps most reassuringly his boss, chief executive Peter Lawwell.

Lawwell hailed him as an ‘outstanding manager’ after Rodgers had guided Celtic to a 3-0 win over Belgian side Anderlecht in Brussels on Wednesday - only their second ever away victory in the Champions League - to end a run of 16 games in the competition without a win, just four days after seeing off Old Firm rivals Rangers with a 2-0 victory at Ibrox.

Rogic stars as Celtic sink Rangers

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Glasgow (AFP) – Tom Rogic put Scottish champions Celtic on course for a hard-fought 2-0 victory over Rangers in the Old Firm derby at Ibrox on Saturday.

An open first half saw both sides spurn chances before the Hoops took a 50th minute lead thanks to a fierce strike from Socceroos star Rogic.

Rogic stars as Celtic sink Rangers

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Glasgow (AFP) – Tom Rogic put Scottish champions Celtic on course for a hard-fought 2-0 victory over Rangers in the Old Firm derby at Ibrox on Saturday.

An open first half saw both sides spurn chances before the Hoops took a 50th minute lead thanks to a fierce strike from Socceroos star Rogic.

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'That's doable for us': Rodgers hints at lining up fantastic summer transfer signing for Celtic

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Brendan Rodgers has said that Celtic will engage in talks to sign Odsonne Edouard permanently from Paris Saint-Germain during the summer transfer window, and the deal could be done.

The Celtic boss has showered praise on the exciting young striker and has revealed that he is willing to keep him at Parkhead beyond the summer, but a clear cut deal hasn’t been agreed with the French giants as yet.

'I don't get this': Celtic fans baffled with one of Rodgers' decision

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Celtic were held to a goalless draw against Dundee at Parkhead on Wednesday night, and the Bhoys were left wondering what Charly Musonda will have to do to get a game.

The 21-year-old attacking midfielder joined Celtic on an 18-month loan deal in the January transfer window, but has hardly featured.

26-year-old surprised with Celtic's transfer decision, £12k-per-week ace heading for exit?

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Celtic defender Erik Sviatchenko took a swipe at the Bhoys manager Brendan Rodgers over the decision to drop him in January.

The 26-year-old joined his former side FC Midtjylland on loan till the end of the season. He was struggling with injuries and has hardly featured this season.

The Denmark international said that he was surprised with Rodgers’ decision to first drop him from the squad and then send him out on loan.

"I have no doubt": Club legend makes a strong claim about key Celtic figure

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The Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill is confident that Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers will take the Bhoys to the next level in European football.

While Celtic are close to winning their seventh consecutive Scottish Premiership table, they have been poor in European games this season.

Injury boost as Celtic favourite returns to make milestone appearance

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Celtic goalkeeper Craig Gordon is set to feature against Dundee in Wednesday night’s Scottish Premiership meeting, which will be his 200th appearance in all competitions for the Hoops, reports the Daily Mail.

The Scottish international has been out of action for nearly three months with a knee injury but could start at Parkhead as Scott Bain is ineligible to play against his parent club while Dorus de Vries is third-choice in the pecking order.

Rodgers names the Celtic ace who trains like a beast; makes a claim about 26-year-old

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Ahead of Celtic’s Scottish Premiership clash against Motherwell, Brendan Rodgers has showered heaps of praise on Bhoys duo – Kieran Tierney and James Forrest.

Tierney, the home grown Celtic boy, is arguably the best left-back in the Scottish Premiership and is a highly talented young defender.

Rodgers identifies the transfer target he wants at Celtic next season

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Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers may have dropped a major hint about his transfer plans for the next season.

The former Liverpool manager has suggested to The Scottish Sun that he is planning to sign goalkeeper Scott Bain on a permanent deal in the summer.

The 26-year-old goalkeeper joined the Bhoys in the January transfer window from Dundee and will remain at the club till the end of the season.

Reports: Brendan Rodgers On Arsenal Shortlist Of Potential Managerial Replacements For Arsene Wenger

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We're sure it's merely a coincidence, but several journalists from several different papers seem to have come by a four-man shortlist on Tuesday morning containing the names of prospective new managers Arsenal have supposedly earmarked to replace Arsene Wenger.

Word is that the Gunners' "power brokers" are keen to review Wenger's position at the end of the season despite the Frenchman having a further year left on his contract.

Paul Lambert suggests something about Celtic that isn't right under Rodgers

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Former Celtic skipper and now Stoke City manager, Paul Lambert, feels that Celtic are lacking balance in the team at the moment.

Brendan Rodgers has done a massive job in making Celtic an indestructible force in the Scottish Premiership, but the Bhoys have fared miserably in European games this season.

Celtic agree deal to sign highly rated midfielder, player delighted with move

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Celtic have today confirmed the signing of St Mirren winger Lewis Morgan.

The 21-year-old moves to Parkhead having signed a four-and-a-half year deal.

After completing the move, the Scotland under 21 international spoke of his delight to Celtic TV

“I’m absolutely delighted and it means a lot to me and my family as you can see with the support I brought through today, and I can’t wait to get started”

The 21 year started his youth career at the bhoys fierce rivals Rangers, before switching to Saint Mirren.

Celtic suffer double blow ahead of Bayern clash, Rodgers has decisions to make

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Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers has decisions to make ahead of his side’s clash with Bayern Munich on Tuesday night, with both Patrick Roberts and Olivier Ntcham injured over the weekend.

The Hoops boss rotated his squad for the 1-1 draw against Kilmarnock at Parkhead on Saturday, but two key men picked up knocks.

Former Celtic boss tipped as perfect candidate for Everton job

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Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers says Neil Lennon would have been the ideal choice to replace David Moyes when he left Everton for Manchester United.

Rodgers in charge of Liverpool at the time, but the Toffees appointed Roberto Martinez despite Lennon being heavily tipped to leave Celtic for Goodison Park.

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Brendan Rodgers on shortlist for Chelsea job

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Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers is on a four-man shortlist to become the next Chelsea manager, according to the Sunday Express. Rodgers, who...

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Bellamy blasts Klopp and Rodgers for Liverpool's defensive woes

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Craig Bellamy believes both Jurgen Klopp and Brendan Rodgers are responsible for Liverpool’s inability to cope when the team is put under pressure.

The Reds blew a 3-0 lead at Sevilla to draw 3-3 in the Champions League on Tuesday and Bellamy insists the club’s current and former bosses must take their share of the blame.