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Griffiths bemoans ‘disappointing’ season as title nears

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Glasgow (AFP) Leigh Griffiths says it has been a disappointing season for Celtic, despite the Hoops closing in on the Scottish Premiership title.

The Scotland striker has been in the form of his career and is the country's top scorer with 38 goals.

His goal-scoring exploits and match-winning performances have led to a PFA Scotland Player of the Year nomination alongside Aberdeen's Jonny Hayes and Dundee duo Kane Hemmings and Greg Stewart.

Griffiths bemoans ‘disappointing’ season as title nears

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Glasgow (AFP) Leigh Griffiths says it has been a disappointing season for Celtic, despite the Hoops closing in on the Scottish Premiership title.

The Scotland striker has been in the form of his career and is the country's top scorer with 38 goals.

His goal-scoring exploits and match-winning performances have led to a PFA Scotland Player of the Year nomination alongside Aberdeen's Jonny Hayes and Dundee duo Kane Hemmings and Greg Stewart.

A return to Celtic may be David Moyes’ next best path in management

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"I'm going to wait until the summer time and make a decision in the summer time," David Moyes recently told Sky Sports. The former Preston North End, Everton, Manchester United and Real Sociedad manager was addressing the issue of the impending opening at Celtic.

Moyes noted that there are a lot of teams that will "interest" him.

A return to Celtic may be David Moyes’ next best path in management

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"I'm going to wait until the summer time and make a decision in the summer time," David Moyes recently told Sky Sports. The former Preston North End, Everton, Manchester United and Real Sociedad manager was addressing the issue of the impending opening at Celtic.

Moyes noted that there are a lot of teams that will "interest" him.

I’ll see season out as Celtic boss, insists manager Ronny Deila

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Ronny Deila has insisted he will get to see the season out as Celtic manager as speculation continues to grow about his future.

The Hoops boss announced in midweek that he would be stepping down in the summer following two years in charge of the Glasgow giants.

However, after being held to a disappointing 1-1 draw at home to Ross County on Sunday the Celtic manager was visited in the dressing room by club chief executive Peter Lawwell for talks.

I’ll see season out as Celtic boss, insists manager Ronny Deila

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Ronny Deila has insisted he will get to see the season out as Celtic manager as speculation continues to grow about his future.

The Hoops boss announced in midweek that he would be stepping down in the summer following two years in charge of the Glasgow giants.

However, after being held to a disappointing 1-1 draw at home to Ross County on Sunday the Celtic manager was visited in the dressing room by club chief executive Peter Lawwell for talks.

Ronny Deila to step down as Celtic manager

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Ronny Deila will step down as manager of Scottish giants Celtic at the end of the season, the Norwegian announced on Wednesday.

Celtic are currently eight points clear of Aberdeen in the Scottish Premiership and on course for a fifth successive title, but Deila's position has been under scrutiny for some time.

Ronny Deila to step down as Celtic manager

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Ronny Deila will step down as manager of Scottish giants Celtic at the end of the season, the Norwegian announced on Wednesday.

Celtic are currently eight points clear of Aberdeen in the Scottish Premiership and on course for a fifth successive title, but Deila's position has been under scrutiny for some time.

Rangers beat Celtic in shoot-out to book Scottish Cup final berth

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Rangers booked a place in the Scottish Cup final after a dramatic penalty shoot-out Sunday in an action-packed semi-final against Old Firm rivals Celtic that ended 2-2 after extra-time at Hampden.

Australian international Tom Rogic blasted the decisive spot-kick over the bar to hand Rangers a 5-4 victory after Callum McGregor and Scott Brown had also missed.

Rangers beat Celtic in shoot-out to book Scottish Cup final berth

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Rangers booked a place in the Scottish Cup final after a dramatic penalty shoot-out Sunday in an action-packed semi-final against Old Firm rivals Celtic that ended 2-2 after extra-time at Hampden.

Australian international Tom Rogic blasted the decisive spot-kick over the bar to hand Rangers a 5-4 victory after Callum McGregor and Scott Brown had also missed.

Where to find Rangers vs. Celtic Scottish League Cup semi-final on US TV

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Rangers and Celtic will battle it out for a place in the Scottish Cup final on Sunday as one of world soccer's most intense and bitter rivalries resumes at Hampden.

It is just the second time in four years that the Glasgow giants, who have dominated Scottish soccer with 100 top flight title wins between them, have clashed since Rangers were forced to start life again in the country's bottom tier following an amazing fall from grace that resulted in liquidation in June 2012.

Where to find Rangers vs. Celtic Scottish League Cup semi-final on US TV

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Rangers and Celtic will battle it out for a place in the Scottish Cup final on Sunday as one of world soccer's most intense and bitter rivalries resumes at Hampden.

It is just the second time in four years that the Glasgow giants, who have dominated Scottish soccer with 100 top flight title wins between them, have clashed since Rangers were forced to start life again in the country's bottom tier following an amazing fall from grace that resulted in liquidation in June 2012.

Scottish Cup Semi-Final Preview: Rangers v Celtic

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Call it whatever you want, but on Sunday afternoon much of the country will come to a standstill for a football fixture. A fixture, that regardless of how you choose to define it, is the only blockbuster event Scottish football has to offer.

Kieran Tierney backs Celtic to recover from stumble

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Kieran Tierney insists Celtic will return to winning ways when the Scottish Premiership leaders take on Motherwell at Fir Park on Saturday.

Ronny Deila's side were held to a disappointing goalless draw by Dundee in midweek to give nearest rivals Aberdeen hope in the race for the title.

Kieran Tierney backs Celtic to recover from stumble

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Kieran Tierney insists Celtic will return to winning ways when the Scottish Premiership leaders take on Motherwell at Fir Park on Saturday.

Ronny Deila's side were held to a disappointing goalless draw by Dundee in midweek to give nearest rivals Aberdeen hope in the race for the title.

Patrick Roberts to the rescue for Celtic

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Celtic manager Ronny Deila says it will be hard to leave Patrick Roberts out of his side for the title run-in after the teenager's double inspired his side's comeback in a 3-1 win over Hearts on Saturday.

The 19-year-old, in only his second start for the Hoops, helped set up Gary Mackay-Steven to cancel out Jamie Walker's opener before grabbing his first senior goals to seal a vital win for the Glasgow giants.

Patrick Roberts to the rescue for Celtic

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Celtic manager Ronny Deila says it will be hard to leave Patrick Roberts out of his side for the title run-in after the teenager's double inspired his side's comeback in a 3-1 win over Hearts on Saturday.

The 19-year-old, in only his second start for the Hoops, helped set up Gary Mackay-Steven to cancel out Jamie Walker's opener before grabbing his first senior goals to seal a vital win for the Glasgow giants.

Celtic happy to have Aberdeen on shoulders in Scottish Premiership

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Celtic winger Gary Mackay-Steven said his team are being spurred on by the challenge of Aberdeen as both sides fight it out for the Scottish Premiership title.

Celtic temporarily opened up a four-point lead at the top of the table with a 2-1 win over Partick Thistle that ended a run of two consecutive draws in the league.

Celtic happy to have Aberdeen on shoulders in Scottish Premiership

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Celtic winger Gary Mackay-Steven said his team are being spurred on by the challenge of Aberdeen as both sides fight it out for the Scottish Premiership title.

Celtic temporarily opened up a four-point lead at the top of the table with a 2-1 win over Partick Thistle that ended a run of two consecutive draws in the league.

Celtic back on track after nervy win at Firhill

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Celtic survived a nervy finish as they ended a two-game winless run in the Scottish Premiership with a narrow 2-1 win over Partick Thistle at Firhill on Saturday.

The home side were without a victory against Celtic since 1995 but they held out until the 45th minute when Leigh Griffiths sent a shot on the turn past Tomas Cerny for his 35th goal of the season.

Celtic back on track after nervy win at Firhill

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Celtic survived a nervy finish as they ended a two-game winless run in the Scottish Premiership with a narrow 2-1 win over Partick Thistle at Firhill on Saturday.

The home side were without a victory against Celtic since 1995 but they held out until the 45th minute when Leigh Griffiths sent a shot on the turn past Tomas Cerny for his 35th goal of the season.

Goalkeeper Craig Gordon targets strong finish for Celtic

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Celtic goalkeeper Craig Gordon says the Hoops are focused on finishing the season strongly after suffering a recent dip in form.

The Glasgow giants have won just two of their past five Scottish Premiership games and successive draws against Hamilton and Dundee has seen their lead over Aberdeen at the top of the table cut to just one point, albeit they have played a game less than the Dons.

Goalkeeper Craig Gordon targets strong finish for Celtic

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Celtic goalkeeper Craig Gordon says the Hoops are focused on finishing the season strongly after suffering a recent dip in form.

The Glasgow giants have won just two of their past five Scottish Premiership games and successive draws against Hamilton and Dundee has seen their lead over Aberdeen at the top of the table cut to just one point, albeit they have played a game less than the Dons.

Celtic have ‘unfinished business’ in Scottish Cup

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Celtic manager Ronny Deila says his side have "unfinished business" in the Scottish Cup after they were paired with Old Firm rivals Rangers in the draw for the semi-finals.

The Hoops booked their place in the last four with a comfortable 3-0 defeat of Championship side Greenock Morton on Sunday while Rangers demolished Dundee 4-0 in their quarter-final on Saturday.

Celtic have ‘unfinished business’ in Scottish Cup

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Celtic manager Ronny Deila says his side have "unfinished business" in the Scottish Cup after they were paired with Old Firm rivals Rangers in the draw for the semi-finals.

The Hoops booked their place in the last four with a comfortable 3-0 defeat of Championship side Greenock Morton on Sunday while Rangers demolished Dundee 4-0 in their quarter-final on Saturday.

Hearts’ Seamless Return to the Premiership

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Hearts' 2-0 victory over Inverness on Tuesday moved the Tynecastle side to within six points of Aberdeen, before the Dons' win at Tannadice on Wednesday evening restored the nine-point gap. With the Jambos sitting pretty in 3rd place, chasing Aberdeen in 2nd, it can be easy to forget that they spent last season in the Championship.

Hearts’ Seamless Return to the Premiership

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Hearts’ 2-0 victory over Inverness on Tuesday moved the Tynecastle side to within six points of Aberdeen, before the Dons’ win at Tannadice on Wednesday evening restored the nine-point gap. With the Jambos sitting pretty in 3rd place, chasing Aberdeen in 2nd, it can be easy to forget that they spent last season in the Championship.

Celtic boss warns of Scottish title slip-up

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Celtic manager Ronny Deila warned his players they are in danger of missing out on the Scottish Premiership title if their recent run of poor form continues.

The Hoops were left frustrated as they couldn't break down a Dundee side that rested several first team players ahead of their Scottish Cup quarter-final clash with Rangers on Saturday.

Celtic boss warns of Scottish title slip-up

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Celtic manager Ronny Deila warned his players they are in danger of missing out on the Scottish Premiership title if their recent run of poor form continues.

The Hoops were left frustrated as they couldn't break down a Dundee side that rested several first team players ahead of their Scottish Cup quarter-final clash with Rangers on Saturday.

Deila urges Celtic to write themselves into history of the club

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Celtic manager Ronny Deila has urged his players to write themselves into the history of the club by winning their fifth league title in a row.

The Hoops have only achieved the feat twice before in their 128-year history with the last coming in the 1970s under the club's European Cup winning manager Jock Stein who eventually led the club to a record nine titles in a row.

Deila urges Celtic to write themselves into history of the club

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Celtic manager Ronny Deila has urged his players to write themselves into the history of the club by winning their fifth league title in a row.

The Hoops have only achieved the feat twice before in their 128-year history with the last coming in the 1970s under the club's European Cup winning manager Jock Stein who eventually led the club to a record nine titles in a row.

Celtic manager looking for complete performance against Hamilton

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Celtic manager Ronny Deila is targeting a repeat performance of their record 8-1 win over Hamilton Academical when the two sides clash at New Douglas Park on Friday evening.

The home thrashing of Martin Canning's side last month was the biggest-ever win in the short history of the Scottish Premiership as the Glasgow giants humbled Hamilton.

Celtic manager looking for complete performance against Hamilton

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Celtic manager Ronny Deila is targeting a repeat performance of their record 8-1 win over Hamilton Academical when the two sides clash at New Douglas Park on Friday evening.

The home thrashing of Martin Canning's side last month was the biggest-ever win in the short history of the Scottish Premiership as the Glasgow giants humbled Hamilton.

Leigh Griffiths double sends Celtic six clear at top

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Leigh Griffiths grabbed a double as Celtic extended their lead over Aberdeen at the top of the Scottish Premiership to six points with a 3-0 defeat of Inverness Caledonian Thistle at Parkhead on Saturday.

Celtic had to wait until the 53rd minute to open the scoring thanks to a deflected Gary Mackay-Steven strike, and Griffiths added two more to take his tally for the season to 32 goals.

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Celtic Striker Colin Kazim-Richards Rescues Celebrating Fan From Steward In Kilmarnock (Video)

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Colin Kazim-Richards has yet to set Scotland alight since moving to Celtic in January. However, during the Hoops' hard-fought 1-0 win away toKilmarnock on Saturday, the striker endeared himself to the travelling support by rescuing a fan from an officious steward.

The incident happened after Celtic scored the only goal of the game, courtesy of sub Tom Rogic, a strike which sent the Bhoys' fans wild, with some of them spilling onto the pitch to celebrate with the players.

Diehard Rangers Supporter Gets Nasty Shock After Slicing Into His Birthday Cake (Video)

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A dyed-in-the-wool Rangers fan got a fair old shock as he went digging into his birthday cake, after his workmates organised a prank cake for the big day.

The supporter in question, a chap named Iain, was presented with a rather ornate Rangers-themed cake at work, but the video of him taking a slice has proved to be something of a viral hit north of the border.

Retro Football: Cardiff 1-0 Real Madrid (1971) And Five Other Brilliant Scoreline Shockers

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On 10th March 1971, Cardiff City pulled offone of the greatest results in their history, and one of the biggest upsets in the entire football pantheon, when they beat Real Madrid by a single goal to nil.

Riding high in Europeafter becoming the first non-top flight club to reach the semi-finals of the Cup Winner's Cup in 1968, the Bluebirds' '71 vintage went on to achieve something perhaps even more special against Los Blancos' star-studded side.

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Celtic boss Ronny Deila focuses on trophies not speculation

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Celtic manager Ronny Deila says his only focus is on winning a league and cup double with the Hoops as speculation continues to grow about his future.

The Glasgow giants are a point above Aberdeen at the top of the Scottish Premiership with a game in hand over the Dons and face Old Firm rivals Rangers for a place in the Scottish Cup final next month.

Celtic boss Ronny Deila focuses on trophies not speculation

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Celtic manager Ronny Deila says his only focus is on winning a league and cup double with the Hoops as speculation continues to grow about his future.

The Glasgow giants are a point above Aberdeen at the top of the Scottish Premiership with a game in hand over the Dons and face Old Firm rivals Rangers for a place in the Scottish Cup final next month.