Posts Tagged Transfers

Why did it not work out for Yosuke Ideguchi at Celtic?

Celtic’s business in the Asian market has been predominantly successful over the years. Despite rarely dipping into that transfer region pre-Postecoglou, Celtic had previously secured some genuine talents in the shape of Shunsuke Nakamura and Ki Sung-yeung. There were some flops, of course, with the names of

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How did Celtic go from Euro Vision to Euro Trash?

“Europe is always a big factor for this club,” insisted Brendan Rodgers just three days after making a seemingly unthinkable return to Celtic Park back in June. Rodgers hoped to progress in Europe by playing his own brand of “attacking, aggressive football” that was still fresh in

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Who is closest to signing for Celtic with just 3 days left?

There are just three days left for Celtic to get any last-minute transfer activity done. It feels like an eternity since Celtic were last in a position where multiple signings were needed in such a short space of time. Fans get so used to business being completed

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Celtic, Saudi, and an offer we couldn’t refuse

I write this latest blog having just woken up to the news that Jota has completed his move to Saudi Arabian side Al-Ittihad. Before I say anything else, I think it only fair that I wish Jota all the best, and thank him for the magnificent contribution

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Celtic closing in on 21-year-old Australia international

According to reports, Celtic are about to secure their second signing of the summer transfer window. We have reportedly agreed a fee with Melbourne City for exciting 21-year-old winger Marco Tilio.  The Australian international has made over 80 appearances for his current club since signing from Sydney

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Will Rodgers strengthen at the back? Which keepers stay at Celtic & who goes?

Now that he has been installed in the Celtic Park hot seat, one of Brendan Rodgers’ first tasks will be to run his rule over the current playing staff and decide on the areas of the squad he wants to improve on. The remit for the Northern

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Are Celtic stronger now than when Brendan Rodgers left?

Some of you will probably be calling for me to be sacked from the ACSOM team just for posing this question, and understandably so. This was never a question I thought I’d ever ask in my wildest dreams. But hear a guy out – Should Celtic fans

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How will Celtic approach this summer’s transfer window?

It is now three days since we witnessed a weakened Celtic side struggling against our closest rivals, Rangers. The dust has settled. We are still champions. We still have a Scottish Cup final, and potential treble, to look forward to. The 3-0 defeat has not derailed any

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Are Celtic Set for Frimpong Windfall?

Last night I was fortunate to be in attendance at the Europa League Round of 16 clash between Ferencvaros and Bayer Leverkusen at the magnificent Puskas Arena. The away side, coached by former Liverpool midfielder Xabi Alonso, proved to be too good for the hosts, running out

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Colin Watt with A Celtic State of Mind – Stick to the facts: John Barnes outspent Dick Advocaat to the tune of £12.5 million

Vote now for A CELTIC STATE OF MIND as BEST INTERNATIONAL PODCAST at this year’s FOOTBALL CONTENT AWARDS: Listening to the fantastic John Barnes interview by Paul John Dykes from last week, I felt that there were several topics that stuck out; many of these have already

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