Celtic is eager to wrap up league title, says Ledley

Joe Ledley beats two Croatia players to the ball during a World Cup qualifier this week. Today he returns to duty at Celtic. Photo: AFP

Joe Ledley says Celtic are determined to wrap up the league title as quickly as possible as the Scottish Premier League resumes this weekend after the international break.

Saturday, 30 March, 2013, 4:34am

Soccer Digest, March 11, 2013

Neil Lennon

Christian Annan sent Wofoo Tai Po to the FA Cup semi-finals after scoring twice and setting up the other in a 3-1 victory over Yokohama FC at Siu Sai Wan Sports Ground yesterday. 

11 Mar 2013 - 4:02am

Short Soccer, March 4, 2013

Luis Suarez

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers believes in-form striker Luis Suarez should be named player of the year after the Uruguayan grabbed a hat-trick in the 4-0 win at Wigan. 

4 Mar 2013 - 3:12am

Celtic aim to bounce back in Scottish Cup quarter-final clash with St Mirren

Celtic manager Neil Lennon was critical of his players after the loss to Motherwell, labelling them complacent and lazy. Photo: Reuters

Celtic winger James Forrest says his side will be fired up for their Scottish Cup quarter-final clash with St Mirren today as they look to bounce back from their midweek league loss to Motherwell.

2 Mar 2013 - 7:29am

Neil Lennon fumes at 'lazy' fringe players as Celtic lose to Motherwell

Neil Lennon

The Hoops went down to a 2-1 loss at the hands of Motherwell that moved the Fir Park side up to second place in the table. Lennon was fuming with his side's performance and questioned whether complacency had crept in due to their 19-point advantage at the top of the league.

1 Mar 2013 - 4:53am

Soccer Digest, February 27, 2013

Napoli coach Walter Mazzarri

Napoli coach Walter Mazzarri refused to point the finger after a scoreless draw against Udinese left them six points off top-placed Juventus. "If we played like that against Juventus we'd still have given them a game," the coach said.

27 Feb 2013 - 4:56am

Neil Lennon mystified that Celtic did not win easily

Celtic's coach Neil Lennon. Photo: AFP

The Hoops battered their Scottish Premier League rivals in the first half with Gary Hooper twice denied by keeper Alan Mannus, who put in a man-of-the-match performance, in the opening minutes.

21 Feb 2013 - 6:07am

Short Soccer, February 18, 2013

Rod Fanni

Celtic manager Neil Lennon hailed his side after they bounced back from their disappointing Champions League defeat to Juventus with a 6-2 thrashing of Dundee United. 

18 Feb 2013 - 3:15am

Short Soccer, February 16, 2013

Inter's Diego Milito is hurt in a Europa League match. Photo: EPA

Celtic defender Charlie Mulgrew has warned his teammates Dundee United's new management team will make them a dangerous proposition when they visit Parkhead tomorrow. 

16 Feb 2013 - 5:09am

Juventus cruise, Ibra red card could cost PSG dear

Celtic's Kevin Wilson clears a shot off the line on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters

Juventus took a huge step towards the Champions League quarter-finals on Tuesday by beating Celtic 3-0 away, and although French outfit Paris Saint-Germain also won away, 2-1 at Valencia, it came at a cost.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Ledley hopes Celtic can keep Hooper

Gary Hooper

Celtic midfielder Joe Ledley hopes in-demand teammate Gary Hooper stays at the Parkhead club beyond the January transfer window.

22 Jan 2013 - 3:48am

Short Soccer, January 19, 2013

Celtic forward Kris Commons is raring to go as the Scottish Premier League prepares to return after its winter break.

19 Jan 2013 - 3:22am

Gary Hooper would be 'crazy' to leave Celtic, says Garry Parker

Gary Hooper

Celtic coach Garry Parker believes Gary Hooper would be crazy to leave the Glasgow giants in the January transfer window after the striker scored the only goal of the game in their 1-0 win over Motherwell.

4 Jan 2013 - 1:40am

Celtic look to bounce back after loss to Hibernian

Celtic captain Scott Brown says the club will look to head into the Scottish Premier League winter break with a victory against Motherwell today.

The Parkhead side's five-game winning run came to an abrupt end on Saturday when Hibernian defeated Neil Lennon's side 1-0 at Easter Road.

2 Jan 2013 - 3:09am

Neil Lennon accepts blame for Celtic loss to Hibs

Celtic's Lassad Nouioui shows his anguish after missing a goal against Hibernian at Easter Road in Edinburgh. Photo: Reuters

Celtic manager Neil Lennon blames his formation for his side's 1-0 defeat by Hibernian on Saturday that saw their lead at the top of the Scottish Premier League cut to six points.

The Hoops started the match with a 3-4-3 formation but struggled to cope with Hibs in the early exchanges with on-loan Wolves player Leigh Griffiths giving the Easter Road side a ninth-minute lead.

31 Dec 2012 - 3:08am