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Celtic’s Roberts Rule

Celtic’s Roberts Rule

By Brian P. Dunleavy   If you read the comments of Celtic supporters on Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms—and, no, you’ll never get that time back…

Rangers Pass Latest Test With 6-0 League Cup Win

Rangers Pass Latest Test With 6-0 League Cup Win

By Brian P. Dunleavy Here in America, we might have referred to it as a “trap game.” In Britain, it would have been called a “banana skin.” No, it wasn…

Scottish Premiership Predictions

Scottish Premiership Predictions

By Brian P. Dunleavy The 2017-18 Scottish Premiership season begins in earnest this weekend, although several of the top sides from last term have already been active—if unsteady…

Celtic in the Norwegian Woods?

Celtic in the Norwegian Woods?

By Brian P. Dunleavy B.K. Rosenborg sounds like an accounting firm based in, say, downtown Brooklyn. However, they are actually a football club, and a quite good one. The…

Mayday for Scottish Football in Europe?

Mayday for Scottish Football in Europe?

By Brian P. Dunleavy It’s been said that, “a rising tide lifts all boats.” Actually, it’s an expression that has—to the delight of at least a segment…

Qualified Success: Celtic Embark On Another Euro Campaign

Qualified Success: Celtic Embark On Another Euro Campaign

By Brian P. Dunleavy To followers of, say, English football or even MLS (the relatively few, and the justifiably proud), the qualification rounds for the European Champions’ League are a…

Summer Of Love

Summer Of Love

By Brian P. Dunleavy We interrupt our usual frivolity with actual news… That’s right, pending first-round results in Champions’ League qualifying, Celtic could be facing Belfast-based Linfield…

Summertime Blues, Greens and Reds

Summertime Blues, Greens and Reds

By Brian P. Dunleavy We know the season just ended three weeks ago but, if it isn’t painfully obvious from our weekly missives and musings, we might as well…

The Full Scottish Annual Awards

The Full Scottish Annual Awards

By Brian P. Dunleavy It’s time for the third annual Full Scottish end-of-season awards and, like most prizes handed out in Scottish football this campaign, there is…

Fanfare For The Commons Man

Fanfare For The Commons Man

By Brian P. Dunleavy So Celtic officially turned everything it touched in Scottish football to silver last weekend in winning the Scottish Cup final 2-1 over closest rivals Aberdeen…