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Champions League: Moussa Dembele Scores Dazzling Overhead Kick As Celtic And Man City Duke Out Six-Goal Thriller (Video)

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Moussa Dembele scored twice as Celtic held Man City ina rollicking 3-3 draw in the Champions League, though the 20-year-old striker'ssecond goal of the night was certainly more impressive than his first at least from a technical standpoint.

Having put the Bhoys ahead in the third minute by deflectingErik Sviatchenko's diving header in from close range with his chest, Dembele edged the home side ahead again just three minutes into the second half with an inspired piece of off-the-cuff athleticism.

Scottish giants primed to renew hostilities

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Glasgow (AFP) No one is more excited than Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers when after a four-year hiatus the Old Firm derby returns on Saturday with his side hosting fierce foes Rangers.

It will be the first time since 2012, when Celtic ran out 3-0 winners at Parkhead, that the two Glasgow giants have met in the league following Rangers' financial meltdown and subsequent liquidation.

Reports: Celtic And Rangers Considered For Inclusion In New ‘Fifth Tier’ Of English Football League

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Yep. We know what you're thinking. This tired old chestnutagain.

Celtic and Rangers are being considered for inclusion in a new fifth tier of the England Football League, that's according to word in the Telegraph.

It's reported that Shaun Harvey,the EFLchief executive, will allow members to vote on the Old Firm clubs joining a new "fifth division" that is planned for the start of the 2019/20 season.

Thai Tims: Enthusiastic Schoolchildren Sing Loving Ode To Celtic Manager Brendan Rodgers (Video)

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Rejoice fair people, for the Thai Tims are back and they're bringing with them a brand new terrace anthem for the world to enjoy.

For the uninitiated, The Tims are a choir made up of a classroom-full of Celtic-supporting Thai schoolchildren, who have already had several hits with their songs about Bhoys legends such as Joe Ledley, Kieran Tierney and, err.

Grumpy Guts: Celtic Newboy Kolo Toure Looks Like Misery Personified At His Official Unveiling (Photo)

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Kolo Toure in happier times (a few months ago)

Having sealed a move from Liverpool to Celtic a couple of days ago, Kolo Toure has since become the latest player to give it the old 'Surly McThunderface' routine inhis first official photos for his new employers.

In fact, the usually cheery Ivorian centre-back looked like death warmed up at his welcome party at Celtic Park, as if somebody had taken him aside and told him that his little pet kitten had met a grizzly end underneath a Vauxhall Corsa just seconds before he went in front of the cameras.

Celtic’s New Third Kit Is Very, Very, VERY Pink And Inspired By An Old Ticket Stub (Photos)

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After teasing it hither and thither for weeks, Celtic have finally unveiled their new third kit for 2016/17 and, as was feared in some quarters, it's very pink incredibly, vividly pink.

As per the marketing bumph, New Balance took inspiration from Celtic's illustrious past while cobbling their cerise creation together, lifting the colour from the ticket stubs used at the 1967 European Cup final, wherein the famous 'Lisbon Lions' beat Inter Milan to complete an unprecedented quintuple of trophies.

Rangers Fans Upset With iPhone Virtual Assistant Siri For Telling People Club Is Only Four Years Old

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A smattering of Rangers fans are up in arms after discovering that Siri, the iPhone's virtual personal assistant, has been telling people that their beloved club is only four years old.

It's all a bit of a sore issue forRangers fans, with rival supporters using the date that Rangers Football Club Plcwent into liquidation to taunt them ever since.

Scottish Premier League

Celtic confidence high ahead of City clash

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Glasgow (AFP) Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers says his side's confidence is high ahead of their Champions League clash against Manchester City following their thrashing of Kilmarnock.

The Hoops warmed up for Wednesday's Group C match with a comprehensive 6-1 defeat of Killie in Glasgow's East End to maintain their unbeaten start to the domestic season.

Celtic confidence high ahead of City clash

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Glasgow (AFP) Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers says his side's confidence is high ahead of their Champions League clash against Manchester City following their thrashing of Kilmarnock.

The Hoops warmed up for Wednesday's Group C match with a comprehensive 6-1 defeat of Killie in Glasgow's East End to maintain their unbeaten start to the domestic season.

Europe a steep learning curve for hammered Celtic – Rodgers

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Barcelona (AFP) Brendan Rodgers admitted Celtic have a lot to learn after a 7-0 humbling at the hands of Barcelona on their first match back in the Champions League after a three-year absence.

Lionel Messi scored a hat-trick, Luis Suarez twice and Neymar added a fine free-kick to his four assists as Barca's stellar 'MSN' frontline enjoyed their reunion on their first start together for four months.

Europe a steep learning curve for hammered Celtic – Rodgers

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Barcelona (AFP) Brendan Rodgers admitted Celtic have a lot to learn after a 7-0 humbling at the hands of Barcelona on their first match back in the Champions League after a three-year absence.

Lionel Messi scored a hat-trick, Luis Suarez twice and Neymar added a fine free-kick to his four assists as Barca's stellar 'MSN' frontline enjoyed their reunion on their first start together for four months.

Rangers complain of “disgusting behaviour” by Celtic fans in the Old Firm Derby

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The rivalry between Glasgow clubs Rangers and Celtic, popularly known the “Old Firm” is historically tied up in religion and subsequently politics. Sectarianism in Glasgow takes these forms, and the fierce rivalry between Celtic F.C. and Rangers F.C. only reinforces the same.

Celtic was founded by Catholic immigrants, while Rangers has always been perceived as the “Protestant club”.

Where to find Celtic vs. Barcelona on US TV and streaming

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If you're trying to find out how you can watch Celtic vs. Barcelona, you've come to the right place.

Celtic and Barcelona kick off matchday 1 in the UEFA Champions League, live from Celtic Park in Glasgow, Scotland. With Celtic riding high after defeating Rangers in the Old Firm derby on Saturday on the same day that Barcelona suffered a shock defeat to Alaves in La Liga, this will be a case of Barcelona wanting to bounce back to keep the critics off Luis Enrique's back.

Where to find Celtic vs. Barcelona on US TV and streaming

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If you're trying to find out how you can watch Celtic vs. Barcelona, you've come to the right place.

Celtic and Barcelona kick off matchday 1 in the UEFA Champions League, live from Celtic Park in Glasgow, Scotland. With Celtic riding high after defeating Rangers in the Old Firm derby on Saturday on the same day that Barcelona suffered a shock defeat to Alaves in La Liga, this will be a case of Barcelona wanting to bounce back to keep the critics off Luis Enrique's back.

Dembele scores hat-trick as Celtic rout Rangers

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Glasgow (AFP) Celtic striker Moussa Dembele described his Old Firm debut hat-trick as a dream come true as he helped the Hoops hammer rivals Rangers 5-1 at Parkhead on Saturday.

The 20-year-old became the first player to score a hat-trick in the fixture since Ally McCoist's treble in the 1984 League Cup final and the first Celtic player to achieve the feat in an Old Firm league match in 50 years.

3 to See: Man United v Man City, Celtic v Rangers and Germany’s most hated team

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After the early disruption of an international break, domestic football returns to the schedule this weekend. Teams who started the season well will be looking to rediscovertheir rhythm, and...

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Where to find Celtic vs. Rangers on US TV and streaming

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If you're trying to find out how you can watch Celtic vs. Rangers, you've come to the right place.

In the first Old Firm derby in the league for four years, Rangers has the opportunity to climb above Celtic and move into first place in the Scottish Premiership. One of the most famous derbies in all of world football will kick off live from Celtic Park at 7am ET to viewers in the United States.

Where to find Celtic vs. Rangers on US TV and streaming

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If you're trying to find out how you can watch Celtic vs. Rangers, you've come to the right place.

In the first Old Firm derby in the league for four years, Rangers has the opportunity to climb above Celtic and move into first place in the Scottish Premiership. One of the most famous derbies in all of world football will kick off live from Celtic Park at 7am ET to viewers in the United States.

Celtic vs Rangers: Prediction, Team News & Preview

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Celtic vs Rangers predictions, betting tips, team news and stats ahead of this weekend’s Scottish Premier League fixture.

Fixture: Celtic vs Rangers
Competition: Scottish Premier League
Kick-off Time: 12:00 pm BST, Saturday 10th September 2016
Venue: Celtic Park, Glasgow

CELTIC TEAM NEWS & PREVIEW

Celtic will be looking to continue their impressive start to the season when they take on Rangers this weekend.

Celtic vs. Rangers Old Firm Derby to be televised on FOX Sports 1

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Next Saturday, FOX Sports will televise the first Scottish Premiership Old Firm derby in four years between Celtic and Rangers.

The match, which will be shown live on FOX Sports 1, Sling Blue and FOX Soccer 2GO, is scheduled to kick off Saturday, September 10 at 7am ET, live from Celtic Park in Glasgow, Scotland.

Celtic vs. Rangers Old Firm Derby to be televised on FOX Sports 1

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Next Saturday, FOX Sports will televise the first Scottish Premiership Old Firm derby in four years between Celtic and Rangers.

The match, which will be shown live on FOX Sports 1, Sling Blue and FOX Soccer 2GO, is scheduled to kick off Saturday, September 10 at 7am ET, live from Celtic Park in Glasgow, Scotland.

Rodgers, Celtic target Champions League return

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Glasgow (AFP) Celtic will be on familiar ground when they take on Hapoel Beer-Sheva for a place in the Champions League in the first leg of their play-off tie at Parkhead on Wednesday.

For the past two seasons the Hoops have reached the play-off round to put themselves within touching distance of the riches of the group stage only to see the £20 million (23 million euros, $25.

Rodgers, Celtic target Champions League return

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Glasgow (AFP) Celtic will be on familiar ground when they take on Hapoel Beer-Sheva for a place in the Champions League in the first leg of their play-off tie at Parkhead on Wednesday.

For the past two seasons the Hoops have reached the play-off round to put themselves within touching distance of the riches of the group stage only to see the £20 million (23 million euros, $25.

Old Firm rivalry resumes with Rangers back in Scottish top flight

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Glasgow (AFP) One of world football's most intense and bitter rivalries will be resurrected in this season's Scottish Premiership as Rangers return to challenge old foes Celtic, now managed by former Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers.

Rangers won the second-tier Championship last season and so the Glasgow giants will now compete in the Scottish top flight for the first time in four years following their financial meltdown.

Old Firm rivalry resumes with Rangers back in Scottish top flight

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Glasgow (AFP) One of world football's most intense and bitter rivalries will be resurrected in this season's Scottish Premiership as Rangers return to challenge old foes Celtic, now managed by former Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers.

Rangers won the second-tier Championship last season and so the Glasgow giants will now compete in the Scottish top flight for the first time in four years following their financial meltdown.

‘Trust us’ Rodgers urges nervy Celtic fans after Astana win

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Glasgow (AFP) Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers has urged supporters to be patient after they needed a stoppage time penalty to edge past FC Astana in their Champions League third round qualifier.

The Hoops earned a 2-1 win thanks to a penalty from Moussa Dembele with the game on the verge of extra time after Leigh Griffiths' first-half stoppage time penalty had been cancelled out by a second half strike from Agim Ibraimi.

Celtic mindful of past Champions League history as Astana await

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Glasgow (AFP) Celtic may be the favourites to progress from their Champions League qualifier against Astana on Wednesday but the Scottish champions don't need to look far back in their history to find reasons to be wary.

Leigh Griffiths' late equaliser in Kazakhstan last week secured a 1-1 first-leg draw and gave Brendan Rodgers' side a vital away goal that puts the Hoops in the driving seat to progress to the final play-off round.

Celtic mindful of past Champions League history as Astana await

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Glasgow (AFP) Celtic may be the favourites to progress from their Champions League qualifier against Astana on Wednesday but the Scottish champions don't need to look far back in their history to find reasons to be wary.

Leigh Griffiths' late equaliser in Kazakhstan last week secured a 1-1 first-leg draw and gave Brendan Rodgers' side a vital away goal that puts the Hoops in the driving seat to progress to the final play-off round.

Celtic FC 2016/17 New Balance Third Kit

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New Balance officially revealed the 2016/17 Celtic Footall Club third kit. The shirt has been [...]

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Dembele hits double in Celtic cruise

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Glasgow (AFP) Moussa Dembele grabbed a double as Celtic warmed up for their Champions League tie against Manchester City with a 6-1 thrashing of Kilmarnock on Saturday.

Souleymane Coulibaly silenced Celtic Park with a sensational 35-yard strike to give Kilmarnock the lead against the run of play just after the half-hour mark.

Dembele hits double in Celtic cruise

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Glasgow (AFP) Moussa Dembele grabbed a double as Celtic warmed up for their Champions League tie against Manchester City with a 6-1 thrashing of Kilmarnock on Saturday.

Souleymane Coulibaly silenced Celtic Park with a sensational 35-yard strike to give Kilmarnock the lead against the run of play just after the half-hour mark.

Dembele bags hat-trick as Celtic rout Rangers in Old Firm derby

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Glasgow (AFP) Moussa Dembele grabbed a hat-trick on his debut as Celtic thrashed 10-man Rangers 5-1 at Parkhead in the first Old Firm derby in four years.

The French striker, only playing due to an injury to top scorer Leigh Griffiths, became the first player to score a hat-trick in the fixture since Ally McCoist's treble in the 1983 League Cup final.

Dembele bags hat-trick as Celtic rout Rangers in Old Firm derby

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Glasgow (AFP) Moussa Dembele grabbed a hat-trick on his debut as Celtic thrashed 10-man Rangers 5-1 at Parkhead in the first Old Firm derby in four years.

The French striker, only playing due to an injury to top scorer Leigh Griffiths, became the first player to score a hat-trick in the fixture since Ally McCoist's treble in the 1983 League Cup final.

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Champions League Roundup: Feast for strikers but Arsenal and Juventus stumble

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The Champions League group stages kicked off across Europe this week and while it was a resumption of regular duties for some teams, harsh reality befell some others.

16 matchday one games saw 50 goals, with Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Manchester City and Borussia Dortmund accounting for 22 of those 50 goals.

Champions League Play-off Round Draw 2016-17 | Celtic v Hapoel, Steaua v Man City

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The draw for the play-off round of the 2016/17 Champions League was conducted today (Friday August 5, 2016), and sees Celtic vs Hapoel and Steaua vs Man City, among other clashes. Porto v Roma and Villarreal v Monaco are two other tasty clashes, while Dundalk's reward for their great campaign is a fixture against Polish [.

Champions League

Suarez best in the world for former boss Rodgers

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Barcelona (AFP) Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers labelled Barcelona's Luis Suarez as the best striker in the world ahead of the Scottish champions' daunting task of stopping Suarez, Lionel Messi and Neymar in their Champions League opener on Tuesday.

Rodgers worked with Suarez for two years at Liverpool as the Uruguayan's 31 goals nearly carried the English side to their first Premier League title in for 24 years in 2014.

Il Celtic si riscatta, finisce la favola del Lincoln. Pjaca addio con doppietta

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Il Celtic riscatta la figuraccia di Gibilterra e, con il 3 a 0 finale (in 4 minuti tra il 25′ e il 29′, ndr), piega il Lincoln tra le mura amiche e vola al 3° turno preliminare di Champions. Addio con doppietta (su rigore) per Pjaca che, in procinto di trasferirsi alla Juventus, si gode [...]

Rodgers faces up to task of turning ‘Bhoys’ into men

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Glasgow (AFP) If Brendan Rodgers had wondered about the size of the task that lies in front of him at Celtic then last week's 1-0 defeat to Gibraltar part-timers Lincoln Red Imps would have left him in no doubt.

When the former Liverpool boss was paraded at Parkhead back in May as the high-profile replacement to Ronny Deila it was a signal from the board Celtic would be getting down to serious business again to coincide with the return of bitter rivals Rangers to the Scottish top flight.

Rodgers faces up to task of turning ‘Bhoys’ into men

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Glasgow (AFP) If Brendan Rodgers had wondered about the size of the task that lies in front of him at Celtic then last week's 1-0 defeat to Gibraltar part-timers Lincoln Red Imps would have left him in no doubt.

When the former Liverpool boss was paraded at Parkhead back in May as the high-profile replacement to Ronny Deila it was a signal from the board Celtic would be getting down to serious business again to coincide with the return of bitter rivals Rangers to the Scottish top flight.

The Rest

Wednesday Kickoff: Kante, Celtic and more

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Coming off of a disappointing season in 2015/16, Chelsea appears to be revamping its roster ahead of the upcoming Premier League campaign, while a major Scottish power took a tumble on Tuesday.

Chelsea has reportedly agreed to a five-year deal with Leicester City midfielder N'Golo Kante for $38 million.