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Monthly Archives: February 2010

Celtic openly criticise referee McDonald after more honest mistakes

Celtic openly criticise referee McDonald after more honest mistakes

For the third time this season honest mistakes have had a major bearing on the Celtic-Rangers fixture.Unlike the two previous occasions however Celtic have been quick to voice their concerns about the mistakes of referee Dougie McDonald.The referee's decision to...read more »

Neil Lennon: Robbie will handle it

Neil Lennon: Robbie will handle it

by Joe McHugh Neil Lennon expects Robbie Keane to excel in the red hot atmosphere of  tomorrow's Rangers-Celtic clash.An away win is essential if Celtic are to retain an interest in this season's SPL title with the hopes of...read more »

Wonder goal from Keatings keeps Celtic youths on top

Wonder goal from Keatings keeps Celtic youths on top

by Joe McHugh A wonder goal from James Keatings earned Celtic a win over Kilmarnock to keep the u-19s at the top of the table.Stevie Frail's side dominated the match throughout but missed a catalogue of chances that almost allowed...read more »

Mowbray’s total disbelief at decisions

Mowbray’s total disbelief at decisions

Tony Mowbray has admitted to total disbelief over some of the decisions that have gone against Celtic this season.The build-up to Sunday's third derby match of the season has been dominated by news that Celtic have been...read more »

Tom Boyd backs Celtic’s referee questioning

Tom Boyd backs Celtic’s referee questioning

Former Celtic captain Tom Boyd has backed the club's case in demanding questions about refereeing matters this season. The exact content of discussions between Celtic and the SFA are unclear but after George Peat confirmed the story to the BBC it's...read more »

Lennon rules out return of Reserve League

Lennon rules out return of Reserve League

Neil Lennon has ruled out any move from Celtic to revive the SPL Reserves. Celtic were against the demise of the Reserve League at the end of last season but after picking up the pieces and arranging a variety of friendlies...read more »

Celtic voice refereeing concerns?

Celtic voice refereeing concerns?

The phrase 'BBC Scotland understands' needs to be treated very carefully as the state broadcaster doesn't have a particularly special record when it comes to 'understanding' football matters.With their license fee funded status the BBC can't really be seen to be...read more »

Delight for Lenny as striker Caddis earns Celtic a draw.

Delight for Lenny as striker Caddis earns Celtic a draw.

by Joe McHugh Paul Caddis was the unlikely goal hero as Celtic's development squad drew 1-1 with Shamrock Rovers.After a day of heavy rain mixed with flurries of snow a near capacity crowd filled the Tallaght Stadium to watch a...read more »

Dublin Diary: Trapattoni’s high praise for James McCarthy

Dublin Diary: Trapattoni’s high praise for James McCarthy

by Joe McHugh Ireland manager Giovanni Trapattoni has spoke in glowing terms about James McCarthy and gone as far as comparing the teenager with two of the greatest players that Italy has ever produced.The midfielder from Castlemilk, overlooked by Archie...read more »

Kevin Kyle on refereeing attitudes

Kevin Kyle on refereeing attitudes

Kevin Kyle has spoken out about the attitude of referee's and their lack of understanding for the game.The former Sunderland striker is one of the most physical strikers in the SPL but fears that the aloof attitude of refs could drive...read more »

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