Posts Tagged Mikey Johnston

What does the future hold for Celtic’s Mikey Johnston?

A Celtic State of Mind began life as an audio podcast back in the summer of 2017. At that time, Mikey Johnston was an 18-year-old prospect who had graduated from Celtic’s Academy with flying colours. His career hasn’t gone the way many of his team-mates and managers

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Will Oh, Iwata & Johnston keep their places in Celtic’s starting line-up at Rugby Park?

Celtic fans were left frustrated following the victory over St Johnstone at McDiarmid Park last weekend, and that feeling was reflected by the manager Brendan Rodgers as he revealed that his half-time team-talk in Perth was the angriest he had ever been in his managerial career. Given

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The 3 Celtic curveballs Brendan Rodgers could throw at Hearts

Celtic return to domestic action this weekend as they travel to Tynecastle to take on Steven Naismith’s Hearts side in Scottish football’s Sunday afternoon kick-off. The latest international break has finally come and gone and there were plenty of Celts who impressed for their national sides, inclusing

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Is Mikey Johnston about to resurrect his Celtic career?

Mikey Johnston has had a strange Celtic career, and now at the age of 24 the main question surrounding the Irishman is where did it all go wrong? Mikey’s recent exploits for the national team, combined with injuries to Liel Abada and piotentially Daizen Maeda, may have

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Who were Celtic’s top performers during the international break?

The latest international break has come and gone, which reopens the door for domestic action to resume as Celtic take on Hearts at Tynecastle on Sunday afternoon. As always, plenty of Celts answered the international call of duty with 14 players called up for their countries over

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The 4 goalscoring Celts returning from international duty

For many football fans, international breaks bring nothing more than an anxiety around injuries. Other supporters love international football and embrace these breaks in the domestic football calendar. Celtic had a cornucopia of talent on the international parade, as is so often the case due to the

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If Daizen Maeda doesn’t make it, who plays right-wing on Sunday?

The Japanese national team confirmed last Monday that Daizen Maeda had withdrawn from the Samurai Blue squad with an injury concern. Celtic’s pacey winger is one of the most important players in Hajime Moriyasu’s squad, being the preferred option upfront over Kyogo Furuhashi. Maeda was also a

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Celtic’s four fringe players who need more game time

Usually friendlies aren’t to be read too much into, but there were a few interesting talking points in the Celtic B starting XI for their match against Ayr United in Michael Moffat’s testimonial. This gave some fringe players an opportunity to get a rare outing in a

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Is inclusion in Champions League squad a final lifeline for Mikey Johnston?

Mikey Johnston has now been a part of Celtic’s first-team squad for eight seasons. Having made his debut as an 18-year-old under Brendan Rodgers in 2016/17, the Irish international once again stands at a cross-roads in his career. There was a similar feeling this time last year,

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The 10 players who could be shown the Celtic Park exit by Brendan Rodgers

During transfer windows, it is only natural for us to yearn for news of new signings. With social media creating a thirst for constant information and updates, football fans get to a point online where they almost demand that their clubs splash the cash. Cash isn’t a

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