Dundee United 2-1 Celtic

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  • Griffiths (88)
  • Ciftci (5), Armstrong (65)

A combination of bad defending, bad decisions by the officials and bad luck with the woodwork told the story of Celtic’s defeat today.  Nadir Ciftci was a handful for the Celtic defence all afternoon.  He scored the United first and made the second.  Leigh Griffiths scored a goal – which was allowed to stand – [...]

Ashley fait accompli

Tuesday’s Telegraph suggested Mike Ashley is about to increase his shareholding in newco to 29.9% via a share issue, in contravention of his agreement with the SFA on multiple ownership.  This morning the club informed the stock market the Ashely’s appointee, Derek Llambias, is now chief executive. The key passage in the Telegraph article is: [...]

Midweek change for Celtic

Busy article today, watch out for notes at the bottom on: Magners ticket competition for 27 December Mary’s Meals Malawi school kitchen appeal CQN Annual, final few posting days before….. CQN Christmas Raffle – winners have been drawn One of the resources Ronny Deila has been short of since taking over is training days.  Players [...]

Payoffs, what price silence in these circumstances?

There’s lots of understandable media interest in the anticipated parting of the ways of ‘Greatest (only) Ever Rangers Manager’ Ally McCoist and newco.  McCoist, as ever, has let it be known that he’s looking for a £400k golden handshake, which will almost certainly have the club offer more of its commercial assets to Mike Ashley [...]