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Theres been times this season were iv generally sat back and thought when the * was our last home game? Now it seems those disco lights are truly getting a good use with 3 of our last 4 league games being at home! Tonight Celtic faced the green half of Edinburgh, Hibernian. Hibs who recently parted company with Celtic legend Neil Lennon were coming into the game in 8th place, a position a club the size of Hibs should not be in, Eddie May the Hibernian youth coach took charge of them tonight and he faced a Celtic side who have been in top form since 2nd half of the season had started. Celtic went into the game with injury and suspension problems but it was a pleasant surprise to see new signing Bayo named on the subs bench while Toljan made his first start for the club, starting along with him was Celtic captain and Legend Scott Brown who has just signed a new 2 year deal with us which see’s him stay with the side until 2021. We also saw Oli Burke & Timo Weah start in the same...
Celtic Park 19.45. Wednesday 30th January 2019.

Celtic 2-0 St Johnstone
Attendance: 54,563 allegedly

By Sunday 10/2 the Bhoys in Hoops will have played St.Johnstone 3 times in a triple header consisting of 2 league games and a tasty Scottish cup 5th round tie back at Paradise. Wednesday night would be the first tussle in dipping temperatures that would skin most men (But not the brave Broony). The Saints arrived at the East end with one purpose. Defend for their lives with two banks of defence and mostly 10 men behind the ball for 90 minutes.
Celtic entered this game with great enthusiasm and 14 consecutive wins at Celtic Park. Also the boosting of our squad seems to have injected a bit of freshness into our play which was redundant in the first half of the season. With the addition of Oli Burke and Timo Weah we couldn’t ask for...
Lustig Ajer Benkovic Izzaguire
Brown McGregor
Johnstone Christie Sinclair

Subs : Gordon, Simunovic, Bitton, Hayes, Burke, Forrest, Henderson​

You have to wonder sometimes as to what the point of certain clubs is? What are the ambitions? What are the limitations and the desires to exceed expectations? Is survival in the top tier ALL that can be achieved?

When you see thirty or so away fans in a section next to you, the logical answer is another question. Why bother?

Football is a funny game, and if you saw the final result of this one, you might think it was a free flowing, expansive game with two teams out to entertain, but one having that little bit of extra quality. It wasn't. It was one team coming to set 11 men behind the ball and to attempt damage limitation from the first whistle to the last. These games are set to try you, and where the three points at the end are effectively all that...
:ynwacelti Celtic 4-0 St Mirren :rip_1:

It was back to league action for the men in Hoops following on from the Christmas break, a straight forward yet dull win against Airdrie in the cup gave Oli Burke and Tim Weah there debuts, tonight Celtic hosted bottom side St Mirren who coming into the game had picked up just 10 points in 13 games.

Celtic lined up in there regular 4-2-3-1 with Scott Bain keeping his place in goal while Oli Burke also started for Celtic as the league leaders looked to start the new year off with a bang.

CAM-Christie (71)
CF-Burke (64)

Tim Weah (64)
Ewan Henderson (71)

Unused Subs
Dundee Dumped with style

Celtic went into their second home game in a row, looking for another three points before the two away games before the Christmas break, and boy did they get what they wanted. This was possibly the best performance of the season so far, with wave after wave of attack, from a largely homegrown pool of talent. Brendan Rodgers was bold in his selection and kept faith with the youthful players who had played so well in midweek.

Ralston Simunovic Benkovic Izaguire

McGregor (C) Nitcham

Forrest Rogic Sinclair


Bench : Gordon, Brown, Gamboa, Hayes, Morgan, Christie, Ajer

It all started so brightly, with Rogic pulling the strings early doors. Great passing from the Aussie talisman giving opportunities for Mikey Johnston and then setting up a great pass for Anthony Ralston, who’s cross was met by Sinclair at the back post, but narrowly missed.

Johnston had a great strike at goal...