STATISTICS SHOW HOW VITAL 23-YEAR-OLD IS TO CELTIC ATTACK

Celtic boss Ange Postecoglou likes his team to attack. We can tell this by the fact that the Hoops are currently the top scorers in the Premiership. One way in which Celtic like to attack is by having the full-backs going forward to support the attackers, and act like wing-backs at times, or even on occasion drop into midfield to push forward. One player who has thrived in this attacking full-back role is Anthony Ralston. The 23-year-old has a good relationship with the Celtic forward players, as shown by WhoScored.Com.

Ralston has provided two Premiership goal assists for Kyogo, Giorgos Giakoumakis and Jota, and that is an impressive showing by the player. There are a number of Celtic players who have provided more than one assist to a player in the league this season, but Ralston is the only one whose main job is defending. Continue reading ”                   STATISTICS SHOW HOW VITAL 23-YEAR-OLD IS TO CELTIC ATTACK”

SCOTTISH PREMIERSHIP: CELTIC MAINTAIN WINNING RUN

Celtic will take some stopping with their current form in the Scottish Premiership after they thrashed hosts Motherwellon Sunday to consolidate their place at the top of the log. The Scottish Premiership leaders made it six straight wins with the 4-0 win at Motherwell.

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The Ange Postecoglou-led Celtic team knew only a win at Motherwell will keep them at the top of the Scottish Premiership table and that was what they did exactly. They were able to secure a convincing win at the expense of the home team.
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WRIGHT REVEALS HIS MOST DIFFICULT GAME

Arsenal legend Ian Wright has revealed his most difficult game while he was a professional footballer and it’s not the North London Derby. The ex-Arsenal, Crystal Palace and Celtic striker was asked about his most difficult match on the Ben Foster Podcast known as Fozcast. Ben Foster is the first choice goalkeeper at Watford. In his response, Ian Wright said that he was frightened by the Old Firm Derby atmosphere when he faced Rangers in the colours of Celtic. According to him, the atmosphere was very hostile at Ibrox, the home of Rangers.

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Former Arsenal attacker Ian Wright admitted the toughest challenge he faced as a player was when he played for Celtic against the blue side of Glasgow as far as the Old Firm Derby is concerned.
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SCOTTISH PREMIERSHIP: CELTIC INDIFFERENT FORM CONTINUES

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Celtic have been consistently inconsistent in the opening weeks of the new Scottish Premiership and things would have to improve rapidly if they want to wrestle the league title from grasp of arch rivals Rangers. Celtic had won nine straight league titles in the Scottish top flight and were favourites to win an unprecedented tenth title in a row before Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard and his Rangers players put a stop to that quest by winning the Scottish Premiership title last season.

Rangers have not been invincible in the league this season just like last season but they are still the team to beat after securing the Scottish Premiership summit after seven games. For Celtic, their indifferent form has seen them lose further grounds on Rangers in the past two games. Continue reading “SCOTTISH PREMIERSHIP: CELTIC INDIFFERENT FORM CONTINUES”

AFTER JAMES, CELTIC INQUIRE ABOUT TAKING ELANGA ON LOAN

Scottish Premiership giants, Celtic Football Club look like they are insistent on making a raid on English Premier League giants Manchester United this summer. Celtic are on a mission to retrieve the Scottish Premiership title from last season’s champions Glasgow Rangers and they are trying to make sure that they enrich their squad with enough depth that will help them in their bid to emerge as the champions from this new season. Their star striker Odsonne Edouard was said to be linked with a move away from the club, with Arsenal being named as one of his most likely destinations but it does not look like that will be happening anymore.

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Two weeks ago, the Athletic reported that Celtic were keen on taking attacker Daniel James on loan from the Red Devils this summer but nothing else has been mentioned about the deal ever since. Leeds United were also said to be among the clubs in the race to sign James on loan but it looks as though United do not want to let the Wales international star out of their sights either temporarily or permanently at least for the time being.
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CELTIC SET TO SIGN YOUNG DEFENDER

Scottish Premiership giants Celtic are closing in on the signing of young Croatian defender Mario Vuskovic according to the report from SportskeNovosti. It was revealed that the transfer could be confirmed as early as this week.

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New Celtic boss Ange Postecoglouhas resumed work officially and his immediate target is to bolster his squad ahead of the new Scottish Premiership season which starts at the end of July. With the former Australian national team manager now confirmed as the new Celtic boss, incomings and outgoings are expected at the club in the coming weeks.
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CELTIC TARGET ON PALACE RADAR

Former Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe is on the radar of Premier League club Crystal Palace according to Sky Sports. It was reported that Celtic target Howe is one of the managers being considered for the Palace job.

South Londoners Crystal Palace are in the hunt for a new manager following the announcement that current boss Roy Hodgson will leave the role when his contract expires this summer. Experienced manager Hodgson has been at the club for over three years. He has led Palace to mid-table in each of the last three seasons and the club has decided to move in a new direction ahead of next season.
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PEREZ LEAVES CELTIC AFTER NIGHTMARE TRANSFER

When Manny Perez found out that he was signing for Scottish Premiership side Celtic, he must have been elated and probably didn’t know things would not turn out to be what he expected. Due to several troubles he encountered trying to secure a work permit in Scotland so he would be eligible to play for Celtic, he has now departed the club and will be spending the next season in the United States Major League Soccer.

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Before leaving Parkhead, he was not even allowed to make his Celtic debut, turning his dream transfer into a nightmare. In the light of that event, he became significantly frustrated and disappointed in the fact that he was unable to get his paperwork done. He then handed in a transfer request at the club, asking the board to allow him to spend at least a season away on loan. Celtic found it hard to get suitors for the 22-year-old because of his lack of playing opportunity, but he has now found an escape route from the trying situation.
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Celtic Join The Race To Sign Crystal Palace Starlet Jesurun

The race to snap up Crystal Palace youngster Jesurun Rak-Sakyi has continued to hot up with Celtic now the latest addition to the list of his potential suitors. The Scottish giants are popularly known for breeding young players and turning them into world-beaters in a short space of time, and they look like they are not done yet and want to continue that tradition following their latest links.

The youngster is also a target for Premier League outfit Everton, as well as Bundesliga clubs Schalke 04 and Borussia Monchengladbach. According to the Daily Mail, he does not want to sign a professional contract at Palace and wants to leave the club in a bid to secure more game time elsewhere, even though the London club are very much interested in keeping him. They may however be forced to allow him to leave the club for a fee in the summer rather than watching him walk away on a free transfer.
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Predicted Celtic Starting XI To Take On Aberdeen

Celtic manager Neil Lennon is currently getting his team ready as they prepare to take on Aberdeen in their next league clash. The manager lost defender Stephen Welsh to an ankle injury who sat out his side's victory over St Johnstone at the weekend. He picked up the injury against St Mirren last week and was stretchered off the pitch as a result.

The center-back is now hoping his manager will keep to his word and reinstate him in the starting XI upon his return from the injury against Aberdeen. He is expected to recover in time for their next league clash against rivals Aberdeen given that his injury was eventually discovered to be not as bad as first feared. Continue reading “Predicted Celtic Starting XI To Take On Aberdeen”