Attempt missed. Tony Nwakaeme (Hapoel Be'er Sheva) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Attempt missed. Maor Bar Buzaglo (Hapoel Be'er Sheva) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top right corner from a direct free kick.

In 2004, Celtic launched their own digital TV channel called Celtic TV, which was available in the UK through Setanta Sports on satellite and cable platforms. Due to the collapse of Setanta in the UK in June 2009, Celtic TV stopped broadcasting, although the club hoped to find a new broadcast partner.[138]

Tom English says it would be best for Karamako Dembele to be oblivious to the "hoopla" surrounding his emergence at Celtic.

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As of 21 September 2015, 22 Celtic players and managers have entered the Scottish Football Hall of Fame:[195]

Celtic, who are likely to be in the fourth pot of seeds for the Champions League group stage, will discover their opponents when the draw is made on Thursday evening.

In March 2008, UEFA investigated Celtic fans for alleged sectarian singing at a match against Barcelona.[117] The case was dropped before the end of the month due to a lack of evidence.[118]

Rob Maclean on five things we learned in Scottish football this weekend, including the Old Firm derby,

Celtic have a long-standing fierce rivalry with Rangers, and the clubs have become known as the Old Firm. The two clubs have dominated Scottish football, winning 101 league titles between them since the inception of the Scottish League in 1890.

Police release images of 10 people they want to speak to in connection with disorder at last month's Celtic v Rangers game.

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Norwegian Ronny Deila was appointed manager of Celtic on 6 June 2014.[69][70] He went on to lead Celtic to two consecutive league titles and a League Cup, but the team's performances in European competition were poor. After being knocked out of the Scottish Cup by Rangers in April 2016, Deila announced he would leave the club at the end of the season.[71][72] On 20 May 2016, Brendan Rodgers was announced as Deila's successor as manager of Celtic.[72][73]

Izaguirre scored his first Celtic goal in four years in the 6-0 League Cup victory over Partick Thistle in November 2014, adding another in a 2-0 win away to Kilmarnock at the start of 2015.

It is in defence where Celtic's most pressing needs lie, with the side having kept only two clean sheets in 10 competitive matches this term - and none away from home.

Nir Bitton (Celtic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Since 2002, Celtic's Internet TV channel Channel67 (previously known as Celtic Replay) broadcast Celtic's own content worldwide and offered live match coverage to subscribers outside the UK. It also provided three online channels.

Janko, who struggled to deal with Hoban throughout, was penalised for the spot-kick and booked for a trip on Ofir Davidadze, although television replays suggested the challenge was just outside the area.

For further information, see List of Celtic F.C. players for players with over 100 appearances, List of Celtic F.C. international footballers and Category:Celtic FC players for a general list of ex-players.

Due to Celtic's large following, several clubs outside Scotland have decided to emulate or have been inspired by Celtic. As the club has a large following, especially in Northern Ireland, several clubs have been founded by local Celtic fans.

It's World Cup qualifiers time as the home nations kick off their bids to make it to Russia for the 2018 tournament.

Offside, Hapoel Be'er Sheva. Maharan Radi tries a through ball, but Ben Sahar is caught offside.

The Scotland national football team roll of honour recognises players who have gained 50 or more international caps for Scotland. Inductees to have played for Celtic are:[201]

In the 2010–11 season, Celtic had the highest average home attendance of any Scottish club.[102] They also had the 12th highest average league attendance out of all the football clubs in Europe.[103]

They knocked out perennial qualifiers Olympiacos after a keenly contested 1-0 aggregate win but they have a real solidity and togetherness across their backline.

Dundalk will be playing their play-off at the Aviva Stadium and that would make it perfect for Celtic on the big pitch and plenty of tickets available for their fans.

For Celtic's development and youth squads, see Celtic Development and Youth squads.

Attempt missed. Ovidiu Hoban (Hapoel Be'er Sheva) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right following a corner.

A club by the name of Lurgan Celtic was originally formed in 1903, with the obvious slant of aiming towards the Roman Catholic community of the town, adopting the name and colours of the Glaswegian Celtic.[143] The County Armagh club currently plays in NIFL Championship 1.

Celtic FC have won the Scottish Premier League on 46 occasions, most recently in the 2014/15 season, the Scottish Cup 36 times and the Scottish League Cup 15 times. Our greatest season was 1966-67, when we became the first British team to win the European Cup, also winning the Scottish League Championship, the Scottish Cup, the Scottish League Cup and the Glasgow Cup.

We sit down with Celtic's Head of Performance at Lennoxtown.


• Biggest away win 0-7: Waterford United FC v Celtic 21/10/70, European Champion Clubs' Cup second round first leg

Ofir Davidzada (Hapoel Be'er Sheva) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

In the 97/98 edition, Dutch club Roda JC put 14 past them over two legs to win 14-1.

Celtic keeper Craig Gordon saved Maharan Radi's penalty shortly before he was beaten by Ben Sahar's header.

After starring for his country at the 2014 World Cup finals in Brazil, he has continued to be a regular in the side under Ronny Deila.

Offside, Hapoel Be'er Sheva. John Ogu tries a through ball, but Maharan Radi is caught offside.

In the 1995/96 European Cup Winners Cup, they were defeated 12-0 on aggregate by Barcelona.

"I think, arguably, it would be one of football's biggest upsets in Europe," the defender told BBC Scotland.

Celtic return to the group stage of the competition for the first time in three years and will bank almost £30m as a result.