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We are a few weeks into the new campaign, which can only mean one thing - the first derby game of the season is just around the corner. Although the first league game of the season was the first week of August, both teams have been playing competitive football since the beginning of July. Celtic started their quest to qualify for the Champions League on 9th July against FK Sarajevo, while Rangers began their quest to qualify for the Europa League on the same evening against St. Joseph's. If you fancy a flutter, Celtic are currently 2/1 to win, while Rangers are 13/10. Dont forget to hedge your bets!

While Celtic fell short of qualifying for UEFA's prestigious club tournament, both teams managed to progress to the Europa League group stages on Thursday evening. Celtic sealing it with a resounding 4-1 second leg victory over AIK Stockholm, while Rangers spluttered over the line with an unconvincing 1-0...

Following on from todays 3rd qualifying round champions league draw which saw the winners of Celtic vs Kalju playing one of Maccabi Tel Aviv or CFR Cluj, its time to look onto Wednesday game were we face Estonian side Nomme Kalju.

Who are Nomme Kalju?

Nõmme Kalju football club was founded in 1923 as a division of the Kalju Sports Club by two professional wrestlers, Aleksander Šneider and Mart Liiv, they are the current Estonian champions and have never been relegated from the Estonian top division. Despite the excellent record of not being relegated they have only won the league title twice, with the first time being as recent as 2012, with that being said they were rebranded in 1997 and have only being playing in the top division since then. They play at the Hiiu stadium which holds a mere 650...

CELTIC Football Club are delighted to announce the signing of Christopher Jullien, who has joined the club on a four-year deal from Toulouse.

The highly-rated central defender moves to the Scottish Champions after three years with the French side, where he made over 100 appearances, scoring eight goals.

The 26-year-old, who began his career with Auxerre before a three-year spell with German side, SC Freiburg, will now take up a new football challenge with the Treble Treble champions.

Celtic manager Neil Lennon said: “We are absolutely delighted to bring Christopher to Celtic. He is a quality player with great attributes and we are very much looking forward to him joining the squad and working with him.

Jullien takes the...​

Celtic Vs FK Sarajevo - Champions League first round draw
The first leg (A) is scheduled for Tuesday/Wednesday, July 9/10 with the return leg (H) a week later on Tuesday/Wednesday, July 16/17.

Celtic have drawn Bosnian champions FK Sarajevo in the first round of qualifying for the Champions
League. It will be the first of four potential qualifying rounds for the Hoops as they look to return to the champions league after missing out last season.

Who are FK Sarajevo?

They were formed in 1946 following a merger between two clubs Sloboda and Udarnik, before the Bosnian league was formed they played in the Yugoslav league winning it twice. Since the formation of the Bosnian league they have won 4 league titles and been runners up 6 times, they have also won the Bosnian cup 6 times the last also being last season. They play at the...​

Mikael Lustig has today confirmed on Instagram that he will leave Celtic following 8 trophy laden years at the club. This news does not come as much of a surprise with Lustig hinting that his time was up on a previous Instagram post, his contract talks have been up in the air for some time and recently it has looked more and more likely he would leave. Lustig is a modern day icon at Celtic, a man who truly lives and breaths our club and it is only right we celebrate his 8 brilliant seasons here.

Lustig signed for Celtic in January 2012 having agreed a pre contract agreement with the Hoops from Norwegian champions Rosenborg, prior to his stay in Norway Lustig played for both GIF Sundsvall and Umea FC from his native Sweden. Lustig was a mini coup at the time of him signing for Celtic, the...