Posts Tagged "Celtic"

Match of the (mid) week: Manchester United 3-0 Celtic

By on Oct 22, 2008 in English League Football | 0 comments

And so, then, to The Battle of Britain, the Auld Rivals, the English Champions against their Scottish counterparts.  Unfortunately, the match had to come along and spoil all the romantic platitudes.  Celtic were completely outclassed, even though United were a little way off their current imperious, swaggering, best.  Pre-match rumours surrounded – predictably...

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Let Me Add My Voice To The Moralising Multitudes

By on Oct 4, 2007 in Latest | 3 comments

So, Dida’s antics at Celtic Park, then. You’ll have to forgive me if I don’t express too much outrage over this, because I’d feel a little hypocritical if I did. At the Spurs-Chelsea FA Cup match earlier this year, a fan got on the pitch at full-time and went for Frank Lampard and, for all the hand-wringing and wailing at the time, it was...

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Too Orangey For Popes

By on Jul 24, 2006 in Latest | 7 comments

When I got in from work this evening, I sat down and watched the somewhat infamous Rangers-Celtic derby match from 1987. As I said yesterday, this watch something that I’d been delighted to find in order to download. It’s a match that has gone down in history as one of the most ill-tempered in the history of British football. In 1987, Rangers had brought...

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