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Alex Ferguson on Henrik Larsson, The Player He “Would Have Done Anything to Keep” at Man United

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Alex Ferguson held Henrik Larsson in such high regard, that he would have “done anything to keep him” at Manchester United. In January 2007, Man United signed Larsson on a short-term loan from Swedish side Helsingborgs to act as cover after Louis Saha picked up an injury. The striker’s spell at Old Trafford was extremely brief, he only played 13 …

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Joey Barton Gives Explosive Interview Detailing Time At Rangers

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Joey Barton has given a detailed insight into his short spell at Rangers and the problems he encountered while contracted to the Scottish giants. In an explosive interview with the Football CFP podcast, the former Rangers midfielder spoke of the difficulties coming to a club in a middle of a rebuilding phase while also giving an insight into his first, …

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Quiz: Name The 11 Ireland Players To Win The European Cup

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The Champions League is the most prestigious prize in the history of club football.  From the old European Cup to the modern-day Champions League, taking home the iconic trophy is the pinnacle of most players’ careers. For a country the size of Ireland, we have left our mark on the European football scene. We had two internationals on the first …

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John Hartson Urges Rangers To Concede League Title To Celtic

Former Celtic striker John Hartson has urged Rangers to concede the Scottish Premiership title to their Old Firm rivals following the league’s suspension amid the coronavirus outbreak. Celtic currently sit 13 points clear of Rangers having played a game more, with eight games left to be played in the league as the Bhoys look to secure their ninth title in …

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Neil Lennon: Celtic Have Played Over 30 Games, We Should Be Declared Champions

Celtic manager Neil Lennon has stated that he believes his side should be declared champions if the Scottish Premiership is cancelled for the season following the coronavirus outbreak. The SPFL and the SFA announced on Friday that all games would be postponed “until further notice” following in the footsteps of almost all European leagues in doing so. Celtic had been …

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Celtic Slam Sky Sports Following Misquoted Alfredo Morelos Interview

Celtic have released a statement hitting out at Sky Sports after arguing that they found inaccuracies in the translation of an interview with Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos. Morelos sat down with Sky Sports last week which was translated from Spanish with subtitles, with one particular line from the striker, about his treatment from Celtic fans, being translated to say, “afterwards …

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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

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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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