1. Tracking Celtic Player Performance in the 2014 World Cup

    With France having secured their place in the quarter-finals at the expense of Nigeria, all four of Celtic 's World Cup participants have been eliminated. They were the SPFL's only representatives, and their fortunes were mixed from the outset...

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  2. World Cup 2014: Italy Need to Play 3 at the Back Against Uruguay

    With their 2014 World Cup future at stake, Italy coach Cesare Prandelli faces a tough decision in the hours leading up to their Group D clash against Uruguay in Natal...

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  3. SPFL: Who Is Ronny Deila and What Can Celtic Fans Expect from Their New Manager?

    In Ronny Deila, Celtic last week appointed a young manager with a growing reputation, a distinct philosophy and an unwavering belief in his own abilities...

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  4. World Cup 2014: 3 Reasons Cesare Prandelli Was Justified in Axing Giuseppe Rossi

    Last week, Italy coach Cesare Prandelli announced his 23-man World Cup squad — with Fiorentina striker Giuseppe Rossi controversially excluded ...

    Sean Martin Written by Sean Martin about 5 months ago 3,308 reads 9 comments

  5. Celtic: Was Roy Keane Correct to Turn Down the Manager's Job?

    On Monday, despite overwhelming expectation to the contrary, Roy Keane essentially turned down the chance to manage Celtic ...

    Sean Martin Written by Sean Martin about 6 months ago 1,072 reads 2 comments

  6. Top 5 Candidates to Replace Neil Lennon as Celtic Manager

    On Thursday, Neil Lennon announced his decision to leave Celtic after four years in charge. Rumours of who would replace the 42-year-old started in earnest, with club legend Henrik Larsson the early front-runner...

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  7. Offensive Behaviour at Football Act: Two-Year Review Must Acknowledge Failings

    The end of the Scottish football season is approaching, and with it a review of the notorious Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications Act...

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  8. SPFL: Winners and Losers from Season 2013/14

    A thrilling end to the Scottish Premiership season saw Hibernian slip into the relegation play-off place and Motherwell pip Aberdeen to second spot...

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  9. Charting Scotland's Rise Up the World Rankings Under Gordon Strachan

    When Gordon Strachan succeeded Craig Levein as Scotland national-team manager in January last year, the nation was 69th in the FIFA world rankings...

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  10. Manny Pacquiao vs. Timothy Bradley 2: Looking Back to Look Forward

    This Saturday, Filipino superstar Manny "Pac-Man" Pacquiao takes on undefeated American Timothy Bradley at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas for his WBO welterweight title. Once again, the former pound-for-pound king finds himself facing a tricky situation.

    Sean Martin Written by Sean Martin about 7 months ago 443 reads 0 comments

  11. Celtic Player of the Year Awards: Is There Any Competition for Commons?

    Celtic have announced the nominees for their 2013-14 Player of the Year award. With last season's winner Georgios Samaras not among them, the prize will be given a new home from among the Hoops' squad come May...

    Sean Martin Written by Sean Martin about 8 months ago 546 reads 1 comments

  12. SPFL: Record Points Total or Not, Celtic's Season Cannot Be Considered a Success

    Whether or not Celtic equal the record points total of the SPL /SPFL era of 103, set by Martin O'Neill's side in 2001-02, their season cannot be considered a success...

    Sean Martin Written by Sean Martin about 8 months ago 2,313 reads 2 comments

  13. SPFL: Hearts' Relegation Almost Certain, Yet Prospects Just as Dark for 5 Others

    Barring a miracle, Heart of Midlothian will be playing football in the Scottish Championship next season...

    Sean Martin Written by Sean Martin about 8 months ago 427 reads 0 comments

  14. SPFL: The 4 Contenders to Be 'The Best of the Rest'

    With around 10 matches to go before the Scottish Premiership finishes for the summer, Celtic are all but mathematically guaranteed the title. The most intriguing battle, however, is for second place — the proverbial "best of the rest...

    Sean Martin Written by Sean Martin about 8 months ago 299 reads 0 comments

  15. Top 20 Celtic Players Since Fergus McCann's Takeover

    This week's Celtic View contains an interview with the club's largest shareholder, Dermot Desmond. One of the main subjects of the interview is one Fergus McCann; a Scots-born Canadian who, essentially, saved Celtic ...

    Sean Martin Written by Sean Martin about 9 months ago 542 reads 0 comments

  16. Euro 2016 Qualifiers: Weighing Up Scotland's Opponents

    After Scotland were drawn with Germany, the Republic of Ireland, Poland, Georgia and Gibraltar in Group D of the Euro 2016 qualifiers, Gordon Strachan insisted, as reported by ...

    Sean Martin Written by Sean Martin about 9 months ago 889 reads 0 comments

  17. 5 SPFL Players Who Should Have Made the Scotland Squad

    With Sunday's Euro 2016 qualification draw placing Scotland in a particularly difficult group, Wednesday's friendly against Poland in Warsaw has taken on a new level of meaning...

    Sean Martin Written by Sean Martin about 9 months ago 791 reads 0 comments

  18. SPFL: 7 Players Celtic No Longer Need

    A player can be deemed surplus to requirements for a variety of reasons. Some can be capable enough, but lack consistency. Others may be victims of having quality team-mates. And then there are those who are, quite simply, not good enough...

    Sean Martin Written by Sean Martin about 9 months ago 1,173 reads 3 comments

  19. SPFL: Why Celtic Must Give Darnell Fisher a New Contract

    On Friday, the Daily Record reported that Celtic youngster Darnell Fisher will be out of contract at the end of the season. The club are no doubt working behind the scenes to tie him down for the next few years...

    Sean Martin Written by Sean Martin about 9 months ago 1,449 reads 0 comments

  20. SPFL: 5 Players to Watch in 2014

    A lot can happen in a year. Previously unheard of youngsters can surge to prominence just as quickly as established stars begin to fizzle out...

    Sean Martin Written by Sean Martin about 10 months ago 1,577 reads 0 comments

  21. SPFL: What Leigh Griffiths Can Bring to Celtic

    By lunchtime this January transfer deadline day, Sky Sports , the Daily Record and the Scotsman had all reported that Celtic had re-ignited their interest in Scotland international Leigh Griffiths...

    Sean Martin Written by Sean Martin about 10 months ago 1,585 reads 0 comments

  22. Celtic's Best January Signings of the Past 10 Years

    The January transfer window means something different to each club. For the bigger clubs, it represents a time to reinforce their squads for the latter stages of league title run-ins and European knockout rounds...

    Sean Martin Written by Sean Martin about 10 months ago 3,256 reads 0 comments

  23. What £6 Million Could Buy Celtic

    On Friday, Glasgow's Evening Times reported that Celtic manager Neil Lennon said he still has £6 million at his disposal this January. To the Hoops, that is a lot of money...

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  24. SPFL: Celtic's Mid-Season Report

    The pre -season expectations were simple for Celtic : win everything domestically and qualify for the group stages of the Champions League...

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  25. SPFL: What Celtic Need to Strengthen in the January Transfer Window

    Celtic are currently unbeaten in the Premiership, yet the humbling manner of their Champions League elimination has served only to reinforce the feeling that the club hierarchy ...

    Sean Martin Written by Sean Martin about 11 months ago 1,134 reads 1 comments