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Rafa Benitez Emerges As Favourite For Celtic Job

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Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez has emerged as the frontrunner to take over as manager of Scottish Premiership side Celtic ahead of the new season.  Benitez’ contract with Newcastle expires in the summer and despite supporters of the Toon Army demanding that the Spaniard continues as boss of the north-east club, the chances of a new contract seem to hinge …

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Report: Rangers To Snub Guard Of Honour For Champions Celtic

Rangers are reportedly set to snub the traditional title guard of honour for champions Celtic ahead of Sunday’s Old Firm clash at Ibrox. The guard of honour is traditional once a club become champions but according to the Daily Record, Rangers have no plans to applaud their rivals onto the field. No official announcement has been made by the club …

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Shamrock Rovers Confirm Damien Duff Departure To Celtic

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Shamrock Rovers have confirmed that Damien Duff has taken up a new role with Scottish side Celtic as he departs the role of coach of the Dublin club’s U15s side.  Duff’s potential move to the Scottish giants has been long mooted and the 39-year-old confirmed himself in November that he was in talks with the club about a potential coaching …

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Gerrard Ends Former Boss Rodgers’ Old Firm Dominance

Steven Gerrard emerged victorious in the Old Firm clash with his former Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers as Rangers deservedly beat champions and bitter rivals Celtic 1-0 on Saturday. It was Rodgers first experience of defeat in 13 meetings with Rangers and puts Gerrard’s side level on points with Celtic, though the latter stay top courtesy of a better goal difference. …

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Brighton’s Irish Goal-Machine Aaron Connolly Linked With Move To Celtic

Brighton striker Aaron Connolly is being linked with a loan move away from the Amex Stadium with Scottish champions Celtic reportedly interested in the highly-rated striker. Connolly has been in tremendous form for Brighton’s U23s this season scoring 17 goals and winning the Premier League 2 Player of the Month for November. The Scottish Sun are reporting that Brendan Rogers …

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Rodgers Hoping For Positive Start Following Europa League Draw

Europa League

Former champions Chelsea will face Malmo in the last 32 of the Europa League while Celtic face a tough challenge in the form of Valencia. The two sides met in the Europa League last season, the Gunners hammering the Belarussian side 6-0 at the Emirates. Five-time champions Sevilla, currently second in La Liga, face a difficult tie against Lazio, beaten …

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Europa League Draw: Celtic Face Tough Tie With Spanish Giants

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The Europa League round of 32 draw was made today in Nyon, with Arsenal and Chelsea both feeling confident that they can qualify for the final 16, whilst Celtic face a tough tie against Valencia. Brendan Rodgers’ unseeded Celtic side will face a tough, tough draw when they travel to Valencia for their round of 32 tie. Valencia competed in the …

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Celtic Through To Europa League Knockouts, Rangers Eliminated

Europe League Draw

Celtic are through to the knockout stages of the Europa League, despite losing disappointingly at home. The Scottish champions hosted Salzburg, knowing that they needed to score if Red Bull Leipzig won against lowly Rosenborg, who were yet to score a point in Group B. Celtic were under the cosh throughout the tie, and fell behind in the second half …

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Celtic Just A Point From Last 32 Progression After Away Win

A goal from Scott Sinclair has sent Celtic well on their way to the Europa League’s knockout stages. It’s been mixed campaign for the Scottish champions so far, with defeats to Salzburg and Red Bull Leipzig. But Brendan Rodgers’ side got their first ever away win in the competition tonight. Rosenborg have been cannon fodder to date – being yet …

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Watch: Damien Duff – “I’d Swim Over” To Coach At Celtic

Damien Duff

Former Republic of Ireland player, Damien Duff, has revealed his desire to take up a coaching role with Scottish giants, Celtic as he confirmed he is in talks with the club. The Scottish Sun reported that Duff is in line to fill the vacant position of U20s coach at the club.  Former Scotland international, Shaun Moloney stepped down from the …

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