• Manchester City 1-1 Celtic: Roberts scores against parent club in score draw

    Manchester City 1-1 Celtic: Roberts scores against parent club in score draw

    The winger, on loan at the Bhoys from the Citizens, opened the scoring before Kelechi Iheanacho equalised as both sides shared the spoils at the Etihad Stadium on Tuesday.

    Patrick Roberts scored against his parent club as Manchester City drew 1-1 with Celtic in the Champions League on Tuesday.

    The final positions had already been decided in Group C, with City qualifying second behind Barcelona and Celtic finishing bottom.

    City manager Pep Guardiola will, however, have been keen to bounce back from Saturday’s […]

  • Celtic 0-2 Barcelona: Messi double sends Barca into last 16

    Celtic 0-2 Barcelona: Messi double sends Barca into last 16

    The Argentina international scored his eighth and ninth goals in the group stage to seal his side’s progress to the next round of the competition.

    Lionel Messi scored twice as Barcelona won 2-0 at Celtic to seal qualification for the Champions League last 16 as Group C winners.

    Barca’s victory in Glasgow – coupled with Manchester City’s draw against Borussia Monchengladbach – means they cannot be caught with a game still to play.

    The visitors made five changes after their poor draw against […]

  • Efe Ambrose frozen out at Celtic because of howler against Barcelona

    Efe Ambrose frozen out at Celtic because of howler against Barcelona

    Celtic manager, Brendan Rodgers, has left out Efe Ambrose from his squad, in order to avoid a fans’ backlash against the defender following his own goal against Barcelona in a pre-season friendly in July.

    The Scottish club faced Barca again in the Champions League on Tuesday night and were hammered 7-0.

    “The manager (Brendan Rogers) has told Efe (Ambrose) he has decided to leave him out of the first team for the time being until the Celtic fans have forgiven him for […]

  • Lionel Messi scores a hat trick as Barcelona easily see off Celtic

    Lionel Messi scores a hat trick as Barcelona easily see off Celtic

    Barcelona opened their Champions League group stage campaign in fine fashion as Lionel Messi scored a hat trick and Neymar assisted on four goals in a 7-0 thrashing of Celtic at the Camp Nou.

    Luis Enrique’s team came into the match following a shock 2-1 loss to Alaves at home on Saturday, but they showed no ill effects as Barca dominated possession and chances on goal throughout the opening 20 minutes.

    Messi opened the scoring for the hosts in the third minute, […]

  • Messi, Suarez start as Barcelona defeat Celtic in ICC friendly

    Messi, Suarez start as Barcelona defeat Celtic in ICC friendly

    Arda Turan and Munir El Haddadi each scored a goal as Barcelona cruised past Celtic in an International Champions Cup friendly in Dublin on Saturday.

    The Blaugrana’s third score came courtesy of an Efe Ambrose own goal. Leigh Griffiths scored the only goal for Celtic.

    Luis Enrique’s starting XI made headlines before the game wit the inclusion of superstar forwards Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez.

    Messi, who reported to Barca training seven days earlier than expected, came off at half-time. Suarez had missed […]

  • Celtic join chase for Nigeria defender Musa Mohammed

    Celtic join chase for Nigeria defender Musa Mohammed

    Celtic, Scottish champions have joined the chase for Nigeria defender Musa Mohammed, according to reports. Musa, 19, still has two more years left on his contract at Turkish club Istanbul Basaksehir, but there are now strong indications that several clubs in Europe are casting their dragnet on the all-action right back, who recently made his Super Eagles debut.

    Modest French club Lorient are one of such clubs interested in the defender, who is also set to feature at the Rio Olympics in […]