Avram Grant leads Black Stars into final amid chaotic scenes

Equatorial Guinea’s Africa Cup of Nations dream came to a disappointing end amid more shameful scenes in Malabo on Thursday night. The hosts have lit up this tournament, performing footballing miracles, backed by enthusiastic support. But as they exited at the semi-final stage, those same fans showed an uglier side, throwing

Tonev: I’m not a racist

Celtic winger Aleksandar Tonev has claimed he is not a racist despite losing an appeal against his seven-match ban for abusing Aberdeen full-back Shay Logan. Bulgarian Tonev, who has already served one game of the ban, will resume his suspension at the weekend after an appeal tribunal upheld the earlier judicial

Ajax 1-0 Celtic: Match Report

Celtic's Champions League hopes are hanging by a thread after they slumped to the bottom of Group H with a 1-0 defeat by Ajax at the Amsterdam ArenA. Lasse Schone, who had scored after coming on as substitute in the 2-1 defeat at Celtic Park, grabbed the winner with a well-taken

Celtic 2-1 Ajax: Match Report

Celtic's Champions League Group H campaign got up and running at the third time of asking after their 2-1 win over Ajax at Parkhead. A rather tame first 45 minutes ended in drama when James Forrest scored from the spot with two minutes remaining after Ajax defender Stefano Denswil had clattered

Celtic vs Ajax: Match Preview

Celtic look set to be without Kris Commons when they go in search of their first Champions LeagueGroup H win against Ajax on Tuesday. The midfielder sustained a hamstring injury in Saturday's 1-1 Scottish Premiership draw against Hibernian and is not expected to feature against the Dutch side at Parkhead. Commons has become a key player

Messi ruled out for 2-3 weeks with thigh injury

Lionel Messi has been ruled out of Barcelona's Champions League trip to Celtic after suffering a thigh injury in Saturday night's 2-0 win over Almeria. Messi scored his 11th goal of the campaign before being forced off after 28 minutes and scans on Sunday confirmed he would miss "two to three

Kilmarnock 2-5 Celtic: Match Report

Georgios Samaras grabbed a hat-trick as Celtic warmed up for the visit of Barcelona in midweek with a 5-2 win over Kilmarnock in their Scottish Premiership clash at Rugby Park. The visitors raced into a three-goal lead in 26 minutes through a Kris Commons strike and a Samaras double but Killie

AC Milan 2-0 Celtic: Match Report

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Celtic 3-0 Shakhter Karagandy (3-2 agg) Match Report

Hail, hail and thrice hail! A performance of character and relentless will saw Celtic overhaul the 2-0 lead posted by Shakhter Karagandy in the first leg of this Champions League play-off with goals on either side of the interval by Kris Commons and Georgios Samaras and the priceless strike ÔÇô

Celtic on the brink of champions league exit after away loss

Celtic's hopes of qualifying for the Champions League group stage are hanging by a thread after a comprehensive defeat to Shakhter Karagandy in Astana. Andrei Finonchenko gave the Kazakh champions the lead on 12 minutes, latching onto a monstrous long throw from Gediminas Vicius to poke home. And Sergey Khizhnichenko headed in a

Liverpool fall to Celtic in Dublin

Liverpool were handed their first loss of the preseason after going down 1-0 to Celtic. It was a great atmosphere at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin. There's a strong mutual respect from the two clubs, and both share the tradition of singing "You'll Never Walk Alone" before matches. Amido Bald├® scored the