Last night’s demolition of Dundee was the type of performance and result that we’ve been crying out for all season and it’s a game which could have a significant impact for Brendan Rodgers and his side as they now head into the final 10 games of the title race. From the moment Cameron Carter-Vickers crashed home a 7th minute header
Last night’s demolition of Dundee was the type of performance and result that we’ve been crying out for all season and it’s a game which could have a significant impact for Brendan Rodgers and his side as they now head into the final 10 games of the title race. From the moment Cameron Carter-Vickers crashed home a 7th minute header the Bhoys never looked back as they went on to completely dominate the Dens Park side. The comeback win against
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In Celtic’s 36 games this season so far Brendan Rodgers has deployed no less than 30 different starting XIs. A quite incredible stat. Much of this is down to the enforced absences of players such as Reo Hatate, Cameron Carter-Vickers and Maik Nawrocki through injury. Likewise, Liel Abada has been unavailable for very different reasons
After Liam Scales’ performance on Saturday against Kilmarnock his inability to successfully progress possession from the defence into the final third was evident once again. Celtic are now entering the business end of the season. If Brendan Rodgers can’t address his sides consistent failure to create chances, the Hoops will ultimately squander any chance they
Why are you a Celtic fan? If you’re reading this then it’s fair to presume that you ARE indeed a fan, but when, and how did that come to be? For many of us we didn’t have a great deal of say in the matter, with the tradition being passed down through family in many cases. And to a great extent that can answer the “how” and “when” elements of the question. But as we enter our teens and beyond
In most other football leagues across the world a run of 8 wins, 2 draws and 0 defeats wouldn’t be giving the team in question any cause for concern. But this isn’t most other leagues. We all know how it works by now and despite the run of form above the pressure is well and truly on Brendan Rodgers and his side following a weekend that saw them slip back into 2nd place in the Scottish Premiership table for the
With Celtic now two points behind Rangers, and the Hoops having an inferior goal difference of +40, three less than Philippe Clement’s side, it’s clear that Brendan Rodgers’ tactics simply aren’t getting the best out of his players. For much of the season, Rodgers has stuck with his 4-3-3 formation, which by no means is a bad formation. However, the way in which the Irishman has altered Celtic’s playing style from last season has meant that the Bhoys simply don’t
It’s one of the oldest tricks in the coaching manual but one which can be extremely effective when used correctly. When you feel that you’re being attacked from all angles – whether completely true or not – then adopting this approach can be one of the smartest ways to quickly turn a perceived negative into a positive. The ultimate backs against the wall tactic! I’m talking of course about a siege mentality. And it looks like Brendan Rodgers has dusted