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Odsonne Edouard’s 96th-minute goal gives Celtic victory over Dundee

Odsonne Edouard’s dramatic stoppage-time winner at Dundee took Celtic 10 points clear of Rangers at the top of the Premiership.The visitors had much the better of the goalless first half and continued to swarm around the Taysiders’ goal after the break…

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Football transfer rumours: Celtic’s Kieran Tierney to Dortmund?

Today’s fluff believes the answer, my friend, is blowin’ in the wind, the answer is blowin’ in the windAt least when it comes to football, Britain is not a complete shambles in the eyes of Europe. It’s not just talented young English players who are ge…

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Brendan Rodgers looks like a natural fit at Leicester City

Jamie Vardy is only one player who seems a lot happier at the new manager’s arrivalTime is not something habitually afforded managers in the modern age. Whatever Brendan Rodgers’s motivations for taking the Leicester City job now, rather than waiting u…

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Celts miss chance to extend lead as Aberdeen’s rearguard hold firm

Interim Celtic boss Neil Lennon endured an afternoon of frustration on his return to Parkhead as his side were held to a 0-0 draw by Aberdeen. The former Celtic captain and manager returned after the departure of Brendan Rodgers to Leicester but after …

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Brendan Rodgers: I won’t let home break-in cloud my time at Celtic – video

The Leicester manager, Brendan Rodgers, has spoken for the first time about the ‘horrendous’ break-in at his family’s home in Glasgow, insisting it will not dampen his memories of managing Celtic. Burglars entered his daughter’s bedroom and stole much …

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Brendan Rodgers describes burglary at family home as ‘horrendous’

• Rodgers’ wife and step-daughter inside property at the time• Leicester manager had several medals stolen in the incidentBrendan Rodgers has spoken of his family’s “horrendous” ordeal after their home in Scotland was broken into while they were sleepi…

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Hibs lose bottle before Scott Brown seals Celtic’s Scottish Cup passage

A cup tie billed as hugely significant as Celtic continued life without Brendan Rodgers – and under the guidance of Neil Lennon – delivered the latest chapter of off-field woe in a noticeably bitter Scottish season. A glass bottle flew past Scott Sincl…

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Grateful players, angry fans: the Brendan Rodgers legacy at Watford

The new Leicester City manager is likely to get a hostile reception at Vicarage Road after an abrupt departure in 2009 but his players remember him warmlyWhen Brendan Rodgers takes Leicester to Vicarage Road on Sunday, it will be the third successive h…

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Brendan Rodgers: ‘If I was making the decision with my heart, I’d be with Celtic for life’ – video

Brendan Rodgers was unveiled as Leicester City manager on Friday. The former Liverpool and Swansea boss revealed how it was ‘a very, very difficult decision to leave’ Celtic midway through a season in which they were on course for a treble of trophies….

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Scottish roundup: Celtic give Neil Lennon fright with late winner

• Celtic maintain eight-point lead with 2-1 win at Hearts• Rangers enjoy easy 4-0 success over DundeeNeil Lennon’s second spell at Celtic began with a last-gasp 2-1 win at Hearts in a fiery encounter which saw Jamie Brandon sent off.The interim manager…

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Brendan Rodgers rebuilt his reputation at Celtic but still has plenty to prove | Ewan Murray

Celtic’s domestic dominance under Rodgers cannot be disputed but a lack of progress in Europe is just one reason they should not feel bereft without himAt least Brendan Rodgers is consistent. Upon exiting Celtic, thereby causing uproar among an element…

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Brendan Rodgers rebuilt his reputation at Celtic but still has plenty to prove | Ewan Murray

Celtic’s domestic dominance under Rodgers cannot be disputed but a lack of progress in Europe is just one reason they should not feel bereft without himAt least Brendan Rodgers is consistent. Upon exiting Celtic, thereby causing uproar among an element…

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Brendan Rodgers reveals why he left Celtic for Leicester City – video

Brendan Rodgers has said he is ‘absolutely delighted’ to be Leicester City’s new manager, but has admitted he was in no rush to leave Celtic after achieving the Scottish treble in two consecutive seasons.Speaking to LCFC TV, he said: ‘When the opportun…

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Leicester City to announce No 1 target Brendan Rodgers as new manager

Coach persuaded to quit Scottish Premiership leaders Celtic Midlands team sacked Claude Puel after string of poor resultsBrendan Rodgers will be named the new Leicester City manager. The 46-year-old is expected to be appointed within the next 24 hours …

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Leicester set to make quick move for Brendan Rodgers as new manager

• Club believe they can hire Rodgers this season• Celtic would demand £5m in compensationLeicester are stepping up attempts to hire Brendan Rodgers as their new manager immediately, with the club believing there is now the prospect of him being coaxed …

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Claude Puel appeared out of sync with players and supporters at Leicester | Paul Doyle

Manager’s departure always seemed likely while he failed to embrace mission to diversify from 2016 title-winning methodsThe notion that Brendan Rodgers would be a refreshing change from Claude Puel at Leicester City is laughable on at least one level. …

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Celtic out of Europe as Toljan red card gives Valencia upper hand and victory

Celtic’s 16th European game this season was also their last. A journey that began with the Champions League qualifiers in Armenia on 10 July ended in the Europa League round of 32 in Spain seven months later.It is their longest continental campaign sin…

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Valencia v Celtic: Europa League last 32, second leg – live!

Live updates from the 5.55pm GMT kick-offYou can email Paul here or tweet him hereLive scoreboard: all the latest from Thursday’s matches 5.19pm GMT Valencia: Neto; Wass, Garay, Diakhaby, Lato; Torres, Soler, Parejo, Guedes; Sobrino, MinaSubs: Domenech…

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Scott Brown sees red for celebration but Celtic scrape win at Kilmarnock

Skipper Scott Brown scored a dramatic last-minute winner and was sent off as Celtic extended their lead at the top of the Premiership to eight points with a 1-0 win over Kilmarnock at Rugby Park. Nearest challengers Rangers’ goalless draw at home to St…

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Golden Goal: Steve McManaman for Liverpool v Celtic (1997)

The midfielder was the Merseyside club’s most consistent attacking threat for a decade and dazzled in GlasgowIf there is a phrase that sums up Steve McManaman’s time at Real Madrid, a four-year spell in which the Spanish club won La Liga and the Champi…