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Celtic 3-0 Airdrieonians: Timothy Weah debut goal as hosts into next round

Celtic goalkeeper Scott Bain’s denies Airdrie with five of the best Timothy Weah scored on his Celtic debut as they strolled into the last 16 of the Scottish Cup at the expense of Airdrieonians. Scott Sinclair missed a first-half penalty but made amends just five minutes later to give Celtic the lead. He then had an easy finish after Airdrie goalkeeper David Hutton flapped at a corner to make it 2-0. And 14 minutes after coming off the bench, Weah raced through to open his Celtic account. The win continues…

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Timothy Weah: Striker ‘in love with Celtic’ after loan move from PSG

I’ll give blood, sweat and tears – Weah Timothy Weah says he “will give blood, sweat and tears” to Celtic after signing a six-month loan deal from Paris St-Germain. The 18-year-old United States striker, son of former World Player of the Year George, believes he “couldn’t ask for a better coach than Brendan Rodgers”. Weah met the rest of the Celtic squad in Dubai on Tuesday after joining from French giants Paris St-Germain. “I am in love with Celtic so I am really happy,” he told BBC Scotland. “It was…

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Rangers 1-0 Celtic: Steven Gerrard validated, champions exposed and a title race ignited

Watch: Rangers’ players celebrate victory over Celtic If you were drawing up a list of the day’s most improbable forecasts, a landslide Rangers win over Celtic at Ibrox would have ranked somewhere between an unanimous breakthrough on Brexit and an instant solution to global warming. Unseasonable heat in the dead of winter? Steven Gerrard’s team turned up the temperature, that’s for sure. Their victory was scalding and wholly deserved. After 10 defeats and two draws in 12 meetings with Brendan Rodgers’ team that saw them produce performances that ran the…

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Rangers 1-0 Celtic: Brendan Rodgers suffers first Old Firm defeat

Midfielder Ryan Jack opened the scoring against Celtic after fine build-up play by Ryan Kent Rangers moved level with Celtic at the top of the Scottish Premiership after inflicting Brendan Rodgers’ first defeat in 13 Old Firm games. The home side dominated at a raucous Ibrox to defeat the reigning Scottish champions for the first time since April 2016. Celtic remain in first place in the league on goal difference, and still have a game in hand over Rangers. Ryan Jack scored the decisive goal during a one-sided first half.…

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Rangers v Celtic: Steven Gerrard says Rangers must bring ‘A game’

Rangers manager Steven Gerrard lost the first Old Firm derby of the season at Celtic Park Scottish Premiership: Rangers v Celtic Venue: Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow Date: Saturday, 29 December Kick-off: 12:30 GMT Coverage: Listen on BBC Radio Scotland 810MW/DAB/online; live text commentary on BBC Sport website & app Rangers manager Steven Gerrard is targeting victory over Premiership leaders Celtic on Saturday to “put us where we need to be”. A home win at Ibrox would draw the Glasgow rivals level on 42 points going into the winter break. But Rangers…

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Scott Sinclair & Odsonne Edouard star as Celtic beat Aberdeen 4-3

Scott Sinclair took his season’s tally to nine Scott Sinclair scored a hat-trick as Celtic ensured they will be top of the Scottish Premiership going into Saturday’s meeting with Rangers. Sinclair twice put Brendan Rodgers’ side in front from close range. But Stevie May’s penalty in the first half and Sam Cosgrove’s spot-kick in the second for the Dons levelled. Substitute Odsonne Edouard delicately chipped Celtic’s third and the forward set up Sinclair’s third, before Lewis Ferguson’s late consolation. Rodgers’ men will remain at the league’s summit regardless of the…

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Everton and PSG eye Watford ace, Arsenal want Chelsea veteran, Celtic to sign George Weah’s son?

paper talk Plus, Steven Gerrard says Rangers star ‘going nowhere’ and Juventus line up deal for Manchester United striker The transfer window reopens next week and there are plenty of rumours doing the rounds. Here’s the latest news and gossip in the papers on Boxing Days and around the web… Wilfried Zaha has been offered a staggering £11million a year to move to China next month. The Crystal Palace striker is a target for Super League side Dalian Yifang, who are prepared to make the Ivory Coast international one of the best-paid…

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Celtic 3-0 Dundee: Mikey Johnston scores twice in easy win

Mikey Johnston’s opener was his second senior goal for Celtic Celtic will be top of the Scottish Premiership on Christmas Day after teenager Mikey Johnston’s double helped earn a dominant win over Dundee. The 19-year-old scored his second and third senior goals – four days after netting his first – as Brendan Rodgers’ side moved three clear at the top. Playing as a lone striker, Johnston turned cutely before guiding in his first, then headed in after the break. Filip Benkovic added a third as Celtic won a ninth straight…

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Celtic 3-0 Motherwell: First-half goals ensure hosts top Scottish Premiership

Scott Sinclair scored Celtic’s second from the spot Celtic returned to the Scottish Premiership summit after a first-half blitz ensured victory over Motherwell. The win, coupled with Rangers’ draw with Hibernian, means they lead their Old Firm rivals by a point with a game in hand. Anthony Ralston opened the scoring before Scott Sinclair’s penalty made it two just four minutes later. Celtic lost striker Odsonne Edouard to injury, but replacement Mikey Johnston slammed in a third before the break. Brendan Rodgers’ side host Dundee on Saturday, before trips to…

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