Neil Lennon: Former Celtic boss appointed new Rapid Bucharest manager | Football News

Former Celtic manager Neil Lennon has been appointed head coach of Rapid Bucharest. Rapid finished sixth in the Romanian top flight following their final match on Sunday. Lennon recently came close to becoming manager of Republic of Ireland and returns to coaching after an 18-month hiatus. The 52-year-old led Omonia Nicosia to Cypriot Cup success…

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Essential reading: Celtic crowned Scottish Premiership champions

Essential reading: Celtic crowned Scottish Premiership champions

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Liverpool, Newcastle and Celtic interested in Southampton goalkeeper Alex McCarthy – Paper Talk | Football News

The top stories and transfer rumours from Tuesday’s newspapers… DAILY MAIL Southampton goalkeeper Alex McCarthy is emerging as a summer option for Scottish Premiership leaders Celtic as well as Liverpool and Newcastle United. Bayern Munich still hope to bring in Roberto De Zerbi despite the manager claiming he would like to stay at Brighton, according…

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Celtic vs Rangers: Philippe Clement ready for ‘gladiator’ battle as Brendan Rodgers denies disrespect | Football News

Philippe Clement insisted Rangers do not have to win at Celtic Park as he likened the Old Firm clash to “gladiators of the modern age”. They are three points behind their rivals going into Saturday’s match, live on Sky Sports, and the Hoops have a superior goal difference. Celtic won the first two meetings for…

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Celtic vs Rangers: Looking back at Scotland’s closest top-flight title fights as the Old Firm battle for top spot | Football News

It is all to play for in what is the closest top-flight title race in Scotland for years. The gap between Celtic and Rangers stood at seven points when Philippe Clement took charge. With three games to go – three points is now the difference. Celtic lead the way and a win in Saturday’s Old…

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Dundee 1 – 2 Celtic

James Forrest’s double restored Celtic’s three-point lead at the top of the Scottish Premiership as the champions beat Dundee 2-1 at Dens Park. Celtic were tasked with responding to Rangers’ 2-1 victory at St Mirren earlier on Sunday, a result which left them level on points with their Glasgow rivals. Forrest, on his first start…

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Daizen Maeda: Celtic winger expected to return before end of season | Football News

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers is hopeful Daizen Maeda will return to action before the end of the season. It was feared the Japanese winger would miss the Hoops’ title run-in and Scottish Cup final after suffering a hamstring injury in recent weeks. He missed their league win against St Mirren and their dramatic penalty shoot-out…

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SWPL round-up: Celtic thrash Hearts to retain top spot from Rangers | Football News

Celtic remain top of the ScottishPower Women’s Premier League after cruising to a 5-0 victory over Heart of Midlothian at Celtic Park. After Hearts’ historic victory over Rangers in midweek, Celtic would have been wary of the potential for another shock but the league leaders made light work of the Edinburgh side. Lucy Ashworth-Clifford opened…

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Brendan Rodgers: Celtic can’t ‘soften up’ in title race despite Rangers’ form | Football News

Brendan Rodgers is warning his players they cannot “soften” in the Scottish Premiership title race, despite holding a three-point lead over Rangers. The Ibrox side’s failure to win any of their last three league matches has handed the advantage back to Celtic with five games remaining. Philippe Clement’s team followed up their 3-3 draw against…

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Scottish Premiership: Celtic, Ross County, Hearts, Kilmarnock, Dundee and Livingston players in WhoScored team of the week | Football News

There were huge results impacting the title race, top-six battle and relegation picture across the Scottish Premiership over the final weekend before the split. Rangers’ 3-2 defeat at Ross County saw them drop four points behind Celtic – who beat St Mirren 3-0 – with the Staggies and Hoops both featuring in the WhoScored team…

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