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John Hartson left reeling as Rangers fan claims Europa League win would eclipse Celtic's Lisbon Lions

JOHN HARTSON has slammed a Rangers fan's suggestion that a Europa League triumph would eclipse the Celtic Lisbon Lions' achievement.

Source: Glasgow Times | Celtic | 17 May 2022 | 7:19 pm UTC

Celtic FC news round-up: Club 'overachieved', Tom Rogic farewell, Jota & Carter-Vickers holiday snap

CELTIC'S season is over with Ange Postecoglou guiding the club to a Scottish Premiership and Premier Sports Cup double.

Source: Glasgow Times | Celtic | 17 May 2022 | 6:13 pm UTC

Chris Sutton takes aim at Ally McCoist for fan safety message as Celtic hero trolls over 'word for word' video

CHRIS SUTTON has trolled Ally McCoist for his plead to Rangers fans to behave in Seville as the club head into the Europa League final.

Source: Glasgow Times | Celtic | 17 May 2022 | 12:04 pm UTC

MAKE MINE A TREBLE, ANGE

ANGE POSTECOGLOU has completed his personal clean sweep of honours after being named Premiership Manager of the Season. The latest honour follows the award from the PFA and also the Scottish Football Writers Association to notch a glorious treble in his first season as Celtic boss. The 56-year-old Greek Australian gaffer, of course, has taken the country by storm after guiding a revamped Hoops...

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Source: Celtic Quick News | 17 May 2022 | 11:56 am UTC

16 years ago today Larsson poured millions into Celtic bank

16 years ago today, a cameo performance from Henrik Larsson just after the hour mark, brought Barcelona their second Champions League title. His two assists were enough to overcome the lead 10-man Arsenal held. Celtic fans celebrated that title as that win ensured we gained entry to the following season’s Champions League group stage without having to endure the qualification rounds.

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Source: Celtic Quick News | 17 May 2022 | 11:01 am UTC

Chris Sutton films Rangers 'naughty' video as ex-Celtic striker delivers a cheeky parody

Former Celtic striker Chris Sutton told Rangers fans not to do "anything naughty" in Seville as he delivered a cheeky parody of official videos from the Ibrox club.

Source: The Scotsman Celtic | 17 May 2022 | 8:38 am UTC

POSTECOGLOU REVEALS EXPECTATIONS

ANGE POSTECOGLOU is not spending too much time resting on his laurels. The 56-year-old Greek-Australian transformed Celtic from a bunch of also-rans to the best team in the country in a whirlwind season after his arrival from Japan in June. The turnaround in the club’s fortunes has bordered on the unbelievable as he gave an ailing team the kiss of life after a campaign when they blew the...

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Source: Celtic Quick News | 17 May 2022 | 8:01 am UTC

Ange Postecoglou: Celtic boss reveals how 'close' he was to Greek giants job in 'sliding doors moment'

Ange Postecoglou has revealed last summer brought a “sliding doors moment” when he took over Celtic with another club interested in his services.

Source: The Scotsman Celtic | 17 May 2022 | 7:22 am UTC

Where Ange Postecoglou ranks among Celtic and Rangers title turnarounds when compared to Steven Gerrard, Martin O'Neill and Wim Jansen

It is indisputable that, in the modern period of Scottish football, there hasn’t been a top flight triumph quite like that achieved by Ange Postecoglou’s Celtic this season.

Source: The Scotsman Celtic | 17 May 2022 | 6:00 am UTC

Celtic boss Ange Postecoglou reveals his sliding doors moment and AEK Athens interest

THE job that Ange Postecoglou has done so far at Celtic Park has been remarkable. After inheriting a team of wantaway players that had their dominance of Scottish football ended in emphatic fashion in the previous campaign, the Parkhead club have reclaimed their Premiership crown in style as new players have arrived a different approach to playing the game has been implemented.

Source: HeraldScotland | Celtic | 16 May 2022 | 9:30 pm UTC

Celtic manager Ange Postecoglou issues 'don't fret' response to contract talks

CELTIC manager Ange Postecoglou says that people ‘shouldn’t fret’ over his contract situation as the Greek-Australian has no designs on leaving Glasgow anytime soon.

Source: HeraldScotland | Celtic | 16 May 2022 | 9:30 pm UTC

Fifteen arrests over disorder before Old Firm match

Police have charged 10 more men after five previous arrests over a disturbance at a retail park.

Source: BBC News | 16 May 2022 | 4:02 pm UTC

Cameron Carter-Vickers has a decision to make, but Celtic would be the right one - Monday Kick-Off

Carter-Vickers would be wise to stick around at Celtic

Source: HeraldScotland | Celtic | 16 May 2022 | 6:00 am UTC

Watch: Weekend Scottish Premiership goals

Catch up with all the goals from the final weekend of Scottish Premiership matches as Celtic, Rangers, Dundee United, Hibernian and Livingston record victories (UK only).

Source: BBC News | 15 May 2022 | 11:00 pm UTC

Celtic: Tom Rogic 'couldn't contain emotions' in swansong

Tom Rogic gives his final thoughts as a Celtic player after being with the Scottish champions for nine years

Source: BBC News | 14 May 2022 | 5:24 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