Craig Fowler of ‘The Scotsman’ wrote an entertaining article on the 17 most improved footballers in Scotland this season. Our own Stuart Armstrong was at number one and you can read why here (The Renaissance Man?). At number two was the five (point ninety-nine!) in a row captain Scott Brown. Craig describes Brown’s efforts thus … [continue reading]
Archives for March 2017
The Science of Fitness There is no doubt conditioning a modern athlete to play football is a complex business. Sports science continues to evolve, and Celtic as a club embrace the most modern thinking and facilities. That is not to say what Celtic do is always right. There are as many opinions as sports scientists. … [continue reading]
Dedryck Boyata is currently back in a talented Belgian national squad, completing a circuitous journey from Manchester City “wonder kid”, through loans, a move to Celtic, errors and injury then back in the Celtic 1st team. The Manchester City Connection Boyata signed for Celtic on 2nd June 2015, the first signing by Deila of that … [continue reading]
Celtic got back to winning ways, with a 2-1 victory at Dens Park. After dominating the 1st half and cruising to 2-0 early in the 2nd, Celtic were happy to hear the final whistle to secure 29 undefeated league games. The tale of the game, by numbers.
The Power of 10 – a Recap In the last article, I considered the impact of the players who have played the “Number 10” or Attacking Centre Midfield (AMC) role over the last 3 season (The Power of 10). Rogic is clearly the most effective goal scorer and held his own in defensive actions, whilst … [continue reading]