Category Archives: Team Performance

Celtic On The Brink, Lennon Blinks

A bold performance from Hibernian came with 10 minutes of ending Celtic’s long unbeaten domestic run. A rare pair of double goal performances from McGregor and McGinn ensured a share of the points. Celtic’s 18th match of the season, and on the back of a Champions League success in Belgium, with injuries sustained to Brown … Read More

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The Margins of Error

A rare and precious away win, and clean sheet, in Champions League football for Celtic. Anderlecht handed Celtic the initiative, and the Scottish Champions crafted a mature and decisive performance. A reminder to consult the Glossary if any terms are causing befuddlement. Dour Belgians There is a place called Dour in the Walloon area of … Read More

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Derby Delight for Dominant Celtic

A win of the 57th consecutive unbeaten variety means Celtic head to Belgium in good spirits. The ring rusty centre back pairing of Boyata and Simunovic were given a 90-minute workout and a first outing together of the season. Elsewhere, Rodgers deployed an attacking line up with Rogic preferred to a more orthodox central midfielder, and … Read More

In the Heat of Lisbon, by numbers

Celtic’s 2-1 victory over Inter Milan on 25th May 1967 was celebrated not just for the fact it was the first time any British club had won the European Cup (indeed, any Northern European club) but because it was seen as a victory for attacking football over the “catenaccio” style of defensive (predominantly) Italian football. … Read More