Zaluska assault

I didn’t realise until this morning that the assault on Lukasz Zaluska’s assault by two premiership footballers was so serious as to have the player lying unconscious on the ground for several minutes.  The Celtic player was out in Glasgow with his wife Sunday night before the incident. Lukasz was singled-out for online abuse by [...]

Johansen takes control, bullying Ashley and Easdales

Since Ronny Deila became manager I’ve met a Norwegian journo a few times who has been keen to discuss our manager’s progress.  One of the points he’s continually made is about Stefan Johansen, who he insists is known as a creative midfielder in Norway, someone who regularly makes defence-splitting passes. Until recently, we’ve not seen [...]

Ross County 0-5 Celtic

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  • Guidetti (11), McGregor (14), Stokes (29, 56) Denayer (35)

And then by magic, it all clicked.  Celtic took a few minutes to find their rhythm in Dingwall this afternoon but when John Guidetti opened the scoring on 11 minutes the normally tricky away fixture against Ross County turned into an exhibition. Guidetti’s goal came after Anthony Stokes send a free kick into the box [...]

Bitter sweet accounts

Detail in our annual accounts for the year to 30 June 2014, released yesterday, are bitter sweet.  It was a good year financially but the successes were underpinned by qualification for the Champions League.  This season’s revenue will be lucky to rise much above £50m, from last season’s £64m. I see lots of comment on [...]