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Yosuke Ideguchi in defiant Celtic vow as he lifts lid on 'bitter' Ange Postecoglou moment that's spurring him on

The 25-year-old's Celtic career hasn't gone as planned so far but he's ready to play his part under Ange Postecoglou next season

Source: Daily Record - Celtic FC | 26 Jun 2022 | 5:23 pm UTC

The Josip Juranovic Celtic clue behind Atletico Madrid transfer interest as iron man Croatia run explains all

Juranovic has been linked with a surprise move to Atletico Madrid and would compete with countryman Sime Vrsaljko for a place in Madrid.

Source: Daily Record - Celtic FC | 26 Jun 2022 | 4:27 pm UTC

Celtic's £15m-rated star wanted by Atletico Madrid

Celtic defender Josip Juranovic is attracting the interest of Spanish giants Atletico Madrid.

Source: The Scotsman Celtic | 26 Jun 2022 | 1:35 pm UTC

Celtic star Josip Juranovic emerges as transfer target for Atletico Madrid

JOSIP JURANOVIC has emerged as a transfer target for Atletico Madrid, according to reports.

Source: Glasgow Times | Celtic | 26 Jun 2022 | 1:03 pm UTC

Celtic transfer bulletin as Josip Juranovic 'wanted' by Atletico Madrid and Man City starlet has options

The 26-year-old was a smash hit during his debut season but is on the radar of a host of clubs.

Source: Daily Record - Celtic FC | 26 Jun 2022 | 12:56 pm UTC

Leigh Griffiths delivers 'best player at Celtic' verdict as he urges calm over Jota transfer

LEIGH GRIFFITHS insists Celtic fans need not fear over the delayed transfer for Jota - because James Forrest is still on the books.

Source: Glasgow Times | Celtic | 26 Jun 2022 | 12:18 pm UTC

Ex-Celtic striker targets next club as he sets target weight after losing 5kg

Former Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths has set a target weight of 73kg as he admits to finding it difficult without a club.

Source: The Scotsman Celtic | 26 Jun 2022 | 12:18 pm UTC

Kyogo earns rock star ovation as Celtic star rounds off Vissel Kobe homecoming in style

The Japanese striker made a return to his former club.

Source: Daily Record - Celtic FC | 26 Jun 2022 | 11:59 am UTC

Celtic transfer splash is dangerous vanity project for team who are Champions League whipping boys - Hotline

Andy Newport answers your calls as supporters from all sides refuse to take a break ahead of the new season.

Source: Daily Record - Celtic FC | 26 Jun 2022 | 10:32 am UTC

Leigh Griffiths reveals continued Ange Postecoglou contact after Celtic exit

LEIGH GRIFFITHS left Celtic under Ange Postecoglou - but insists he's still well connected at the club and with his old manager.

Source: Glasgow Times | Celtic | 26 Jun 2022 | 10:20 am UTC

Scottish Football Transfer News: Rangers one step closer to striker, Celtic transfer boost as bid rejected, St Mirren to sign Aberdeen star, Dundee United in talks to land fan favourite

Some SPFL clubs returned to action on Saturday with pre-season matches. Aberdeen travelled to Buckie, Raith Rovers played against Dunbar United and Kilmarnock face Falkirk.

Source: The Scotsman Celtic | 26 Jun 2022 | 9:49 am UTC

VAR in Scotland: Ground Zero nerve centre revealed, 'more limited system' but still fully functional, education required

Ian Maxwell celebrated his fourth anniversary as chief executive of the Scottish Football Association on May 21.

Source: The Scotsman Celtic | 26 Jun 2022 | 6:45 am UTC

Celtic new boy Benjamin Siegrist on challenge of making himself No.1

THE Downward Facing Dog and the Mountain Pose were Benjamin Siegrist’s introduction to professional goalkeeping as former American internationalist Brad Friedel converted him to the benefits of daily yoga.

Source: Glasgow Times | Celtic | 25 Jun 2022 | 9:30 pm UTC

Benjamin Siegrist reveals his debt to Brad Friedel as yoga sessions underpinned his journey to Celtic Park

Over the course of a career path which has taken him from Switzerland to Celtic Park, with stops in Birmingham, Liechtenstein and Tayside along the way, Benjamin Siegrist has learned to appreciate that a healthy mind is just as important as physical fitness for a goalkeeper.

Source: The Scotsman Celtic | 25 Jun 2022 | 9:30 pm UTC

Lommel SK 'reject bid' from Fenerbahce for Celtic target Vinicius Souza

FENERBAHCE have reportedly had a bid for Lommel SK's Vinicius Souza rejected.

Source: Glasgow Times | Celtic | 25 Jun 2022 | 1:02 pm UTC

Celtic transfer latest as Bernabei and Jota deals edge closer

CELTIC are set to announce the signing of Alexandro Bernabei as Ange Postecoglou steps up efforts to strengthen his squad for their tilt at the Champions League group stage.

Source: HeraldScotland | Celtic | 24 Jun 2022 | 6:00 am UTC

Harry Kewell: Decision to accept Celtic coaching role was a ‘no-brainer’

The Champions League-winning winger has joined Ange Postecoglou's coaching staff at Celtic Park.

Source: Celtic F.C. – STV News | 23 Jun 2022 | 7:27 pm UTC

What are Scottish Premiership clubs doing for pre-season?

With League Cup and European matches on the horizon, see how Scottish top-flight clubs are preparing for season 2022-23.

Source: BBC Sport | 23 Jun 2022 | 9:43 am UTC

Celtic new-boy Benjamin Siegrist looking to push Joe Hart for number one jersey

The 30-year-old has impressed in his appearances against the Bhoys.

Source: HeraldScotland | Celtic | 22 Jun 2022 | 7:20 am UTC

Liam Scales & Anthony Stewart join Aberdeen after Jayden Richardson arrives

Celtic's Liam Scales joins Aberdeen on loan and Anthony Stewart agrees to join the Dons next month after Jayden Richardson's arrival.

Source: BBC Sport | 21 Jun 2022 | 9:06 pm UTC

Benjamin Siegrist: Celtic sign former Dundee United keeper on four-year deal

Swiss goalkeeper Benjamin Siegrist joins Celtic on a four-year contract after leaving Dundee United.

Source: BBC Sport | 21 Jun 2022 | 8:41 pm UTC

Celtic sign Benjamin Siegrist on four-year-deal from Dundee United

The Swiss goalkeeper has signed a four-year-deal at the Scottish champions.

Source: Celtic F.C. – STV News | 21 Jun 2022 | 8:10 pm UTC

Callum McGregor says putting own stamp on Celtic captaincy was key to success

WHEN Callum McGregor was named Celtic captain by Ange Postecoglou last summer, he knew that he had big boots to fill. But he was also savvy enough to know that he was never going to be able to lead the club by attempting to be Scott Brown.

Source: HeraldScotland | Celtic | 21 Jun 2022 | 9:51 am UTC

Croatia right back Josip Juranovic ‘expected to leave’ Celtic amid English Premier League interest

The Croatia right-back has reportedly been attracting interest from the English Premier League.

Source: Celtic F.C. – STV News | 20 Jun 2022 | 7:24 pm UTC

Masters Football 2022: When is it, where is it held and who is playing?

MASTERS Football will soon make a highly-anticipated return after several years in the cold.

Source: HeraldScotland | Celtic | 20 Jun 2022 | 2:27 pm UTC

Celtic striker Kyogo Furuhashi shocked after being put in headlock by Neymar

CELTIC star Kyogo Furuhashi has revealed he was left stunned after Brazilian legend Neymar put him in a headlock in their recent friendly.

Source: HeraldScotland | Celtic | 20 Jun 2022 | 9:58 am UTC

Harry Kewell joins Celtic backroom staff under Ange Postecoglu as Stephen McManus changes role

The former Australian international has replaced Stephen McManus as first team coach as the former Celtic defender links up with the club's 'B' side.

Source: Celtic F.C. – STV News | 17 Jun 2022 | 7:12 pm UTC

Harry Kewell: Australian joins Celtic coaching staff as Stephen McManus changes role

Harry Kewell joins compatriot Ange Postecoglou's Celtic coaching as Stephen McManus moves to working with the club's B team.

Source: BBC Sport | 17 Jun 2022 | 5:25 pm UTC

Luca Connell: Barnsley sign former Celtic midfielder on three-year deal

Barnsley sign former Celtic midfielder Luca Connell on a three-year contract as Patrick Schmidt leaves to return to Austria.

Source: BBC Sport | 17 Jun 2022 | 2:25 pm UTC

SPFL agree revised sponsorship deal with cinch amid Rangers row

Neil Doncaster has hailed the new deal as 'extremely good news' for Scottish football.

Source: Celtic F.C. – STV News | 15 Jun 2022 | 5:47 pm UTC

Celtic lift title trophy after Furuhashi sparks joyous 6-0 rout of Motherwell

Champions Celtic celebrated trophy day with a merciless 6-0 mauling of Motherwell at Parkhead.

Celtic clinched their 10th cinch Premiership title in 11 years at Dundee United on Wednesday night to ensure a party in the last game of the season, where a double from striker Kyogo Furuhashi and a goal in-between by former Motherwell midfielder David Turnbull made it 3-0 at the break. Second-half goals from Jota and substitute Giorgos Giakoumakis, who netted a double, added to an afternoon of joyous celebrations.

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Source: Celtic | The Guardian | 14 May 2022 | 1:38 pm UTC

David Squires on … worshipping at the Church of Saint Angelos Postecoglou

Our cartoonist casts his eye over the Australian coach’s success in his first year at Celtic and the reaction to it on both sides of the world

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Source: Celtic | The Guardian | 12 May 2022 | 5:30 pm UTC

Ange Postecoglou’s Celtic appointment not the reckless gamble it was once painted | Emma Kemp

The Australian’s arrival in Glasgow was greeted by some with scepticism but for others a title in his first year is hardly surprising

Some 26 years ago, back when the late Tommy Burns was manager of Celtic, a 20-something Ange Postecoglou was working as a bank teller in Melbourne’s CBD. He was in the middle of serving customers when he received a call from South Melbourne, the National Soccer League club with whom he had won titles as a player (including one under the tutelage of Ferenc Puskás) and was now assistant coach.

“They said, ‘look, you’ve got the job for the next three games just as a caretaker coach, and then we’ll make a decision for next year’,” Postecoglou told the late Shane Warne in December. “As soon as I put the phone down I quit the bank, I walked out. There was a queue of people waiting to get their money out. I said ‘that’s it, I’m just going to go for it’.”

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Source: Celtic | The Guardian | 12 May 2022 | 2:39 am UTC

Ange Postecoglou is the perfect fit for Celtic and now has title to prove it | Ewan Murray

Coach’s transformation of a team who had been a distant second to Rangers should lead to substantial transfer backing

Had Celtic appointed Mark Lawwell as head of recruitment 12 months ago, with Rangers in the midst of title celebrations, the cacophony from an irate supporter base would have punctured eardrums. As the son of Celtic’s former and longtime chief executive Peter Lawwell, there would have been guilt by association in the eyes of paying customers. Seeking a 10th title in succession, Celtic had not so much meekly surrendered to their city rivals as imploded.

Mark Lawwell was indeed hired by Celtic, days ago and to barely a murmur. Ange Postecoglou endorsed the choice. Postecoglou’s photograph was used in the club media story that confirmed the move. The manager’s status in the eyes of Celtic’s following is such that he could add Ally McCoist to his coaching staff and supporters would find a reason to nod in agreement. Celtic, from such a weak position at the point of Postecoglou’s arrival, are the champions of Scotland once more. Postecoglou can do no wrong.

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Source: Celtic | The Guardian | 11 May 2022 | 9:37 pm UTC

Celtic crowned Scottish Premiership champions after draw at Dundee United

As Tony Ralston crossed for Giorgios Giakoumakis to open the scoring, Celtic’s party was in full swing. Ange Postecoglou’s side, needing just a point to secure the Scottish Premiership title, had Dundee United at arm’s length.

United’s response, via a glorious Dylan Levitt moment, created brief moments of panic in the Celtic ranks. But only that. Postecoglou made great play of the fact there are various ways to cross a finish line. Celtic’s approach was to tiptoe, this draw sufficient to leave Rangers an insurmountable challenge.

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Source: Celtic | The Guardian | 11 May 2022 | 8:20 pm UTC