Tag Archives: Celtic

Celtic Park Is Set To Rock For One More European Night

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Celtic are facing a win-or-go-home scenario when they host AC Milan in Tuesday evening’s Champions League group stage match. A win could see Celtic catapulted into second place; a loss would effectively eliminate the Hoops from this season’s European competition. … Continue reading

Will Owen Coyle Take Over At Bolton Wanderers?

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Well it certainly sounds like Owen Coyle will be moving the 25 or so miles to Bolton Wanderers to replace the sacked Gary Megson. After being given permission to talk to the Trotters, Coyle looks set to  become the manager … Continue reading

Premier League Say No Again To The Old Firm

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Like leaves fall from the trees in Autumn, it seems every year some chairman in the Premier League wants to try and get the Old Firm into it. This time Phil Gartside, the Bolton Chairman once again tried to get … Continue reading

Rudolf, Pjanic And Other New Stars To Watch

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

This season’s Champions League and Europa League has its usual cast of superstars such as Cristiano Ronaldo and Franck Ribery but I wanted to feature a few names that I think you’ll be hearing a lot more about as the … Continue reading

Pondering the Possibilities of the Atlantic League

Posted on by Double Pivot

While the Aughts have been full of speculation/proposal about the Old Firm joining the EPL, the 90’s was about the Old Firm joining what was dubbed as the Atlantic League. It was a joint proposal from the big clubs in … Continue reading

Arsenal Beat Celtic 2-0 at Celtic Park, All But Assure Champions League Qualification

Posted on by tyduffy

Arsenal beat Celtic 2-0 at Celtic Park, all but assuring their qualification for the Champions League group stages, with two away goals.  It was not the presiding effort of their 6-1 away win at Everton, but the two deflected goals … Continue reading

Bundesliga Attendance Figures Dominate Europe

Posted on by Double Pivot

RheinEnergieStadion I used the stats feature at ESPN Soccernet to calcluate the clubs with the best attendances. Out of the top 20 attendances in Europe, Germany had 9 clubs. This post is to equip you with a tool to help … Continue reading

What Next For Michael Owen?

Posted on by Michael Timbury

With Newcastle teetering over the relegation trap door, skipper Michael Owen will lead a mass exodus at the club, should they fall through it into the Championship on Sunday. With Owen out of contract it is likely that he will … Continue reading

Bolton Wanderers Push For Two Tier Premiership

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Well interesting news has appeared this morning as Bolton chairman, Phil Gartside’s has put forward a proposal to increase the Premiership to two leagues of 18 teams with 14 clubs from the Championship and Rangers and Celtic. The proposal is to be put before … Continue reading

Thomas Gravesen Hangs ‘Em Up Early

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

At just 32, former Danish international Thomas Gravesen has called time on his career. The combative central midfielder started his career with hometown club Vejle Boldklub (VB). He was soon on the move and  played for Hamburg, Everton and Real Madrid. … Continue reading

Defoe Joins The Boomerang Gang

Posted on by Paul Bestall

When Jermain Defoe rejoined Tottenham yesterday, he became the newest member of an extremely unique club that has seen it’s membership dwindle over the last few seasons. Very few players rejoin a club they used to play for whilst at … Continue reading

Strachan right to back United

Posted on by Chris Rivers

After seeing his team well and truly played off the park Celtic manager Gordon Strachan honoured United as being the best side his Scottish champions had ever faced in Europe. That is some accolade when you consider that the Bhoys … Continue reading

At The Turn: Who Needs to Win

Posted on by Mike

To use a golf analogy, the teams in the group stage of the Champions League make the turn today and tomorrow with the completion of the first three games of the group stage. And while it’s early, for some teams, … Continue reading

Champions League News Roundup

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

With World Cup qualifying on, its been a little slow for UEFA club competition news but here are some stories around the web that I thought you’d find interesting. ESPN Soccernet details the problems at Fenerbahce Bundesliga Talk has posted … Continue reading

Marcell Jansen transfers from Bayern to Hamburg

Posted on by Mark

Defender Marcell Jansen has transfered from Bayern München to Hamburg today. The 22-year old played 73 games over 3 seasons for Borussia Mönchengladbach before switching to Bayern. Now after only a single year and 17 games in Bavaria he has … Continue reading

Book Review: Jinky

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

Champions League Talk was recently sent a copy of “Jinky: The Jimmy Johnstone Story” written by Jim Black and I was given the honour of reviewing it. Jinky, born James Connolly Johnstone, was a dynamic winger that played for the … Continue reading

Book Review: Jinky

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

EPL Talk was recently sent a copy of “Jinky: The Jimmy Johnstone Story” written by Jim Black and I was given the honour of reviewing it. Jinky, born James Connolly Johnstone, was a dynamic winger that played for the Celtic … Continue reading