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Published: Sun, 02 Oct 2005 00:03:38 GMT

LIVINGSTON 0-5 CELTIC
WHO needs Roy Keane? The past 48 hours have been awash with speculation that the Manchester United midfielder is ready to turn his back on Old Trafford to fulfil a dream of playing for Celtic.
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Published: Sun, 02 Oct 2005 00:03:38 GMT

AS CELTIC'S first team squad strengthens with the addition of new players and the return of some old stagers, it is a multi-skilled individual whose reappearance might just be the catalyst for great things at Parkhead.
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Published: Sat, 01 Oct 2005 00:56:52 GMT

MANCHESTER United are believed to be ready to let Roy Keane leave in the summer rather than break the bank to try to persuade the influential Irishman to stay.
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Published: Fri, 30 Sep 2005 00:09:28 GMT

ROY Keane has stunned Manchester United by revealing he expects to leave Old Trafford at the end of the season, news that is likely to interest Celtic.
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A majestic display of "total football" saw Celtic demolish Livingston at Almondvale on Saturday. In a five star performance, Celtic's youngsters played a pivotal part in what was by far the best performance under the reign of Gordon Strachan.

The Celtic starting eleven, which included only two players from Seville in 2003 started the game in superb fashion as Celtic dominated proceedings right from the off. The impressive Shunsuke Nakamura was first to threaten Roddy McKenzie in the home goal. The Japanese playmaker fired in a fierce 25-yard shot which Livi 'keeper Roddy McKenzie managed to beat away well.

McKenzie then had to use an outstretched foot to stop a low shot from the in form Celtic striker Craig Beattie, who was keeping John Hartson on the bench. Full-back Paul Telfer was next to have an effort as he warmed McKenzie's hands with an impressive shot from distance.

Nakamura and Stilian Petrov then saw powerful strikes flash just wide of the target as Celtic continued to overrun the league strugglers. As Celtic forced their fifth corner of the match after 36 minutes it defied belief that the match was still scoreless. However, the Celtic fans didn't have to wait much longer for the opener. The influential Shaun Maloney who was a constant thread to Livingston produced a great delivery from the corner. The cross was flicked on by Sutton and took a slight deflection before reaching Stephen McManus who headed home from close range.

On the stroke of half-time, a marvellous one-touch move set up Maloney for the game's second goal. Petrov provided the final pass and the youngster took a touch before calmly steering the ball into the bottom left hand corner of the net. The two goal cushion that Celtic had at half-time was no more than the team deserved and in truth, it could have been a few more.

Celtic continued to impress after the break and after 51 minutes the ever improving Mo Camara provided an excellent cross for Zurawski to send a flashing...