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Can Gerrard be the man to finally lead Rangers to an Old Firm victory?

New Rangers manager - Steven Gerrard

Rangers boss Steven Gerrard has provided Hoops fans with some light relief after a rather testing fortnight for the club. The former Liverpool captain made the comical claim that his side could lose every Old Firm derby this season and still go on to win the Premiership title. That has never happened throughout history and …

Bad news as Celtic confirm triple injury

Celtic's Odsonne Edouard celebrates scoring their first goal

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers has confirmed he will be without trio Dedryck Boyata, Odsonne Edouard and Jack Hendry for their Europa League clash with FK Suduva. The Bhoys disappointingly failed to qualify for this season’s Champions League after losing 3-2 on aggregate to Greek side AEK Athens – the first time they have not qualified …

Milner backs Rodgers to bounce back with Celtic

Liverpool's James Milner

Liverpool midfielder James Milner has backed former manager Brendan Rodgers to bounce back after his side failed to qualify for the Champions League this season. The Hoops lost on aggregate to AEK Athens in their Champions League third round qualifier, damning them to no CL football for the first time under Rodgers. They will however …

Rodgers: Celtic should act like Liverpool in the transfer market

Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers has blamed Celtic’s failure to qualify for the Champions League on their lack of signings, sighting that the Hoops should have added to their squad in a similar fashion to his former club Liverpool. Rodgers’ side failed to reach the Champions League group stages as they lost 2-1 away to AEK …

Rodgers refuses to speak about Boyata’s future

Celtic's Dedryck Boyata

Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers has refused to be drawn to speculation surrounding defender Dedryck Boyata, who has been linked with a move away from the club this summer. The Belgian did not travel with the Hoops to Greece for Tuesday’s Champions League qualifier second leg against AEK Athens, and speculation is continuing to grow about …

Rodgers: Celtic still have much to do in the transfer window

Brendan Rodgers celebrates with players

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers has insisted that the club have a lot of work to do in this summer’s transfer window after losing key duo Stuart Armstrong and Patrick Roberts. The Hoops have made two signings this summer in Odsonne Edouard and Scott Bain, both of whom had been on loan at the club last …

Celtic boss unsure on AEK threat

Brendan Rodgers On Training Field With Scott Brown

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers has hailed his side after they overcame Rosenbourg in two legs during their Champions League qualifier. The Hoops were held to a goalless draw on Wednesday, but progress following their 3-1 home win over the Norwegian side, moving them within just two rounds of making the Champions League group stages for …

Patrick Roberts reveals he could return to Celtic!

Celtic's Patrick Roberts celebrates with the Scottish Cup

Manchester City winger Patrick Roberts has hinted at a possible return to Celtic for a fourth time. The 21-year-old is a firm favourite at Parkhead having spent the last two and a half years at the club in three separate loan spells, but with his chances of regular football at the Etihad still very slim, …

Celtic targeting Manchester City star

Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers has revealed that the club could be set to make a move for Australia youngster Daniel Arzani. The 19-year-old represented his nation at this summer’s World Cup, and reports state that he is set to leave current club Melbourne City during the transfer window in order to join Manchester City. And …

Manchester United chasing Celtic star

James Forrest in action for Celtic

Celtic could be braced for several bids for defender Kieran Tierney this summer, with a number of Premier League clubs said to be interested in signing the youngster. Tierney is one of the most highly rated up and coming left-backs in the game, and was recently included on UEFA’s list of the most promising young …

Rodgers braced for Celtic transfer rumours

Brendan Rodgers relishing playing Gerrard's Rangers

Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers admits he is prepared for the various transfer rumours that will come his club’s way over the next couple of weeks. English football teams made the decision to shorten the transfer window and have it close before the season starts, meaning they have until August 9 to sign players before the …

Rangers catching Celtic in the league next season ‘almost impossible’, says former Hoop

Rangers’ David Bates and Celtic’s Stuart Armstrong shake hands

Former Celtic star John Hartson has praised the appointment of Steven Gerrard at Rangers, saying it will ‘change the mindset’ at the club – but insists it is ‘almost impossible’ for them to contend with Celtic for the SPL title next season. Rangers have high hopes coming into the new season with former Liverpool midfielder …

Celtic defender insists he does not want to leave the club

Celtic's Jozo Simunovic

Celtic star Jozo Simunovic has insisted he wants to stay at the club beyond the summer and fight for his place in the starting XI. The Croatian defender earned a clean sheet on Tuesday night as the Hoops swept away Armenian side FC Alashkert 3-0 in their Champions League qualifier. It means Brendan Rodgers’ men …

Rodgers: Celtic must work hard to qualify for the Champions League

Brendan Rodgers celebrates with players

Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers insists his side do not have an easy route into the Champions League, and will be taking nothing for granted in their mission to reach the finals of the tournament. The Hoops have done fantastically well to qualify for the tournament over the last two seasons, but face a stern test …