Posts Tagged Carl Starfelt

How well did Celtic do in the departures lounge?

Off the back of winning a domestic treble, there was bound to be interest in some of Celtic’s most valuable assets. With the bloated feel the squad had at the start of the window, and the amount of deadwood lurking at Lennoxtown, there was always going to

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The trio of Swedish treble-winning defenders Lagerbielke will follow at Celtic

The signing of Gustaf Lagerbielke from Elfsborg for £2.9million was confirmed on Celtic’s social media last night and the 23-year-old Swede joins a healthy list of Swedish talents that have walked through Parkhead’s gates. Some were great like the King of Kings Henrik Larsson, whilst others we

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How Carl Starfelt became Celtic’s second unexpected departure of the summer

Carl Starfelt left Celtic for pastures new last week as he departed the club for Celta Vigo, linking up with Champions League winning manager Rafa Benitez. The Swede’s performances during his time at Celtic weren’t without criticism, but by the time he had moved on he had

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Rodgers out to relive past glories at Pittodrie

Brendan Rodgers takes his Celtic side up to Pittodrie on Sunday afternoon for the first away fixture of his second tenure in the Parkhead hot seat.  The Irishman won on all four visits to the Granite City during his first spell in charge, including a 2-0 win

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FIVE THINGS WE LEARNED from Celtic’s 4-2 opening day win

Celtic began their defence of the Scottish Premiership title with a comfortable 4-2 victory at home on Saturday afternoon against Malky Mackay’s Ross County.  First-half goals from David Turnbull (x2) and Kyogo Furuhashi had the Hoops 3-0 up by the interval with Matt O’Riley adding a fourth

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Will Brendan strengthen the defence? Do Celtic have enough quality beyond CCV and Starfelt?

After taking a look at the goalkeeping options available to Brendan Rodgers in the first part of our squad assessment, we now move forward one place on the pitch and review the centre-back position. The centre-back situation at Celtic is a strange one due to the gulf

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The positions Rodgers should improve in the Celtic team

The transfer window is well and truly in full swing now with clubs across Europe already opening their chequebooks as they begin preparations for the new seasons. Despite not yet having a manager in place, Celtic are also making tentative inroads into the transfer market with 20-year-old

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Carl Starfelt: Recognising Celtic’s unassuming defensive rock

Cameron Carter-Vickers may have won the man-of-the-match award and the received the plaudits in the aftermath of another stellar defensive display against Rangers. However, the performance of his centre-back partner Carl Starfelt should not go unrewarded. The Swede has come in for some criticism during his time

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Ross County Preview: Celtic return to action following the International Break

Celtic return to action following the International Break with a trip up to Dingwall as the Hoops prepare to take on Malky Mackay’s Ross County.  A victory for the Bhoys would see Celtic maintain their 9 point lead at the top of the table, however, as both

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Carl Starfelt: Happy to be a Celt

Carl Starfelt had the pre-match press duties this week ahead of Sunday’s trip to Dingwall.  The Swedish defender was one of 9 Celtic players called up for International duty over the past couple of weeks, however, the big defender was benched for both of Sweden’s games.  An

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