Posts Tagged Liam Scales

How Lazarus-like rise of Liam Scales will determine future of Nat Phillips

It is safe to say that this season’s career resurgence of Liam Scales has caught the manager, supporters and pundits by surprise. The Irishman was expected to make a return to Aberdeen this summer following a loan spell at Pittodrie last season but a spate of injuries

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The season so far… How have Celtic been doing since Brendan Rodgers returned?

We are now around a third of the way through the 2023/24 season. It has been a campaign with some surprises, as is often the case in this unpredictable world of Scottish football. Did fans expect the departure of Ange Postecoglou to be followed by the shock

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How Liam Scales proved his doubters wrong to become one of Celtic’s best defenders

Liam Scales’ rise this season has been completely unprecedented, but his performances in recent weeks have proven that it wasn’t just a purple patch and that he really has come on leaps and bounds under Brendan Rodgers. The Irishman has consistently stepped up time and time again,

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Celtic’s 3 Rapidly Rising Stars // Re-Instated (A Love Letter to Brendan Rodgers)

I remember the cutting realisation as the arrow pierced my teenage heart and the numerous similar occasions over the ensuing years, always the rejectee never the rejector. Understandable with a face like mine but sore all the same. We called it the ‘el boa’ round our way

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3 takeaways from Celtic’s towering Tynecastle victory

Celtic were 4-1 victors yesterday in a dominant and comprehensive victory over Hearts at Tynecastle, with the Hoops maintaining their 7-point advantage at the top of the table. Brendan Rodgers has successfully traversed through plenty of tricky away days in the early stages of this season, having

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With Nawrocki back in training, who will Rodgers select alongside Carter-Vickers?

Brendan Rodgers announced during his most recent media duties that Polish centre-back Maik Nawrocki could be a surprise contender for inclusion in Sunday’s game against Hearts. On the 22-year-old, Rodgers said that, “He’s doing very well and trained over the last week or so. So we’ve virtually

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Will Scales or Lagerbielke keep their place when Carter-Vickers returns?

Cameron Carter-Vickers will be back in the fold for Celtic soon, with early October having been earmarked as the American international’s expected return date. The former Spurs man has been a key part in Celtic’s success over the last two seasons, and he’ll be expected to immediately

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3 players who have stepped up during Celtic’s injury crisis

Despite Celtic’s squad being bloated upon Brendan Rodgers’ arrival, the club needed to strengthen, which they did to the tune of 10 new additions in the summer transfer window. With such a stacked squad, it will naturally be difficult to keep everyone happy and offer everyone the

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Brendan Rodgers’ Celtic are beginning to hit their stride

Celtic are finally starting to hit their stride under Brendan Rodgers after a stop-start first few weeks of the season. The club had some struggles in the early stages, but a massive result at Ibrox seems to have galvanised the Celtic team who have been in decent

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The Celtic rebirth of Liam Scales under Brendan Rodgers

Brendan Rodgers has had a difficult start to his second spell at Celtic when it comes to team selection. He hasn’t really been able to make a full assessment of his squad due to the spate of injuries the club has encountered over the last few months.

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