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Ireland U21 International Jonathan Afolabi Departs Celtic On Loan

Irish U21 international striker Jonathan Afolabi has joined Scottish Championship side Dunfermline on a loan deal until the end of the season. Afolabi joined the Scottish champions in the summer after leaving Southampton and despite impressing for their underage sides has yet to feature for Neil Lennon’s men. Dunfermline currently sit fifth in the Scottish Championship and will be hoping …

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Can You Name The Celtic Starting XI From The 2003 UEFA Cup Final?

In 2003, Celtic came within touching distance of winning their second major European trophy when they faced Jose Mourinho’s Porto in the UEFA Cup final. The Scottish side had conquered the likes of Celta Vigo, Stuttgart, Boavista and even Liverpool on their way to the final in Seville where they faced an impressive Porto side on the rise. Martin O’Neill’s …

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Celtic Send Ireland Defender Lee O’Connor Out On Loan

Lee O'Connor

Ireland international Lee O’Connor has joined Scottish Championship side Partick Thistle on a loan deal from Celtic until the end of the season. The defender made the move to Celtic Park last summer but has yet to make a senior appearances for the Hoops with competition strong in his position. O’Connor moves to Thistle with the club sitting sixth in …

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Celtic & Rangers Made Plans To Quit Scottish Football & Join Premier League In 2011

Glasgow duo Celtic and Rangers reportedly hatched plans to leave Scottish football and apply to join the English Premier League in 2011. According to a report from The Scottish Sun, the two clubs exchanged secret emails in a serious effort to switch to the English top-flight with Celtic’s Peter Lawwell and Rangers’ Martin Bain both involved. The report claims that …

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League One Side Set To Swoop For Lee O’Connor Loan Deal

League One high-fliers Oxford United are reportedly interested in bringing Irish international right-back Lee O’Connor to the club this January on a loan deal from Scottish champions Celtic. O’Connor joined Celtic from Manchester United during the summer but has failed to make a first team appearance for the Hoops this season. The 19-year-old has found minutes hard to come by …

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Anthony Stokes Offered Return To Iran Following Turkish Exit

Former Irish international striker Anthony Stokes has been offered a return to football with Iranian side Esteghlal after his recent release from Turkish club Adana Demirspor. According to a report in the Scottish Sun, Stokes is mulling over an 18-month offer from the club who currently sit 5th in the Iran Pro League. Stokes spent the 2018/2019 season playing in …

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England Reportedly Keen To Persuade Irish Prospect To Switch Allegiance

England are reportedly interested in persuading Celtic’s Irish U19 international Armstrong Okoflex to switch international allegiances. Okoflex was born in Dublin and is an Irish underage international most recently featuring in three games for Tom Mohan’s U19s but he has also represented England at U16 and U17 level. According to a report in The Telegraph, England are keen on persuading …

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Celtic Honoured Dublin’s All-Ireland Winners At Celtic Park On Saturday

Members of Dublin’s five-in-a-row winning All-Ireland side were honoured by Celtic during half-time of The Bhoys’ victory over Livingston in the Scottish Premiership. The Dubs were presented on the pitch at Celtic Park with their historic achievement of claiming five Sam Maguire’s in a row being honoured by the club. Paddy Andrews, Jack McCaffrey and Niall Scully were among those …

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Henrik Larsson In The Running To Become New Southend Manager

Former Celtic and Manchester United striker Henrik Larsson is reportedly in the running to become the new manager of League One side Southend. Larsson has emerged as a shock candidate to take over at The Shrimpers, who currently sit 21st in League One as they look to replace Kevin Bond. The Swede was in attendance at Stadium:mk this afternoon as …

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Stephen Kenny Highlights Qualities Lee O’Connor Can Bring To Celtic

Ireland U21 manager Stephen Kenny has highlighted the qualities of Celtic’s new signing Lee O’Connor following the versatile defender’s move from Manchester United earlier this week. O’Connor left Old Trafford to join the Scottish Champions on a four-year-deal after frequently impressing at Manchester United’s underage sides but failing to break into the first team. The 19-year-old has also been a …

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Rising Irish Star Lee O’Connor Completes Move To Celtic

Manchester United academy standout Lee O’Connor has completed his move to Scottish Premiership champions Celtic. O’Connor has signed a four year deal at the Hoops, leaving United after failing to make a first team appearance for the club but impressing at numerous underage levels at Old Trafford. Called up by the former Ireland manager Martin O’Neill during his side’s Nations …

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Man United Drawn In Tricky Europa League Group

The group draw for the Europa League has been made, and Manchester United have been handed a tricky group. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side have been drawn alongside Astana of Kazakhstan, Serbian side Partizan Belgrade and Dutch team AZ Alkmaar in Group L. United face a very long trip to Astana Astana closer to Shanghai, where @ManUtd played in pre-season, than …

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Irish U19s Star Jonathan Afolabi Set For Move To Celtic

Irish striker Jonathan Afolabi is reportedly set to join Scottish champions Celtic as the free agent decides on his next move in football. Afolabi has been without a club since the start of the summer after leaving Southampton but his standout performances at the U19 European Championships caught the eye of many, with several clubs previously interested in signing him. …

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Celtic Announce Signing Of Ireland Midfielder Luca Connell

Luca Connell

Celtic have announced the signing of Luca Connell The Liverpool-born Republic of Ireland midfielder has joined the club from Bolton Wanderers. Connell has agreed on a four-year deal with the Scottish champions. The 18-year-old was unveiled at Celtic Park on Saturday morning before flying off to meet up with his new teammates on pre-season training in Austria. Welcome to the …

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