# Scottish Premiership

Last month
February 2023
# Transfer News
Japan international leaves Celtic to return home
Yosuke Ideguchi has joined Avispa Fukuoka on a year-long loan after struggling for game time.
# out of sorts
Postecoglou expects people to hear about Celtic striker's future on Instagram
Urawa Red Diamonds and Atlanta United have been linked with a move for Giorgos Giakoumakis.
This year
# top of the league
Mooy shines as Celtic restore nine-point lead in Scottish Premiership
Mooy and Jota give table-topping Celtic 2-0 win at Dundee United.
# Happy Hoops
In-form Kyogo Furuhashi bags a brace as Celtic put four past St Mirren
Rangers remain nine points behind Celtic despite 3-2 win at Kilmarnock.
# Return
'It's torture not being involved' – Jamie McGrath eager to make Dundee United comeback
The 26-year-old midfielder has not featured since returning from Ireland duty after last November’s friendly against Malta.
# All Square
Kyogo to the rescue as Celtic snatch dramatic late point against Rangers
Japanese star strikes to earn 2-2 draw at Ibrox and maintain Hoops’ nine-point lead at top of table.
Last year
# Unimpressed
Ange Postecoglou bemused by rival bosses refusing to separate Celtic and Rangers
Livingston are the visitors to Parkhead on Wednesday night.
# Pastures new
Celtic sign fifth Japanese player under Ange Postecoglou
Yuki Kobayashi has joined the Scottish club on a five-year deal.
# Tannadice
Dundee United investigating alleged racist abuse of Jair Tavares in Hibs clash
Former Hibs player Marvin Bartley highlighted a clip from the game where a slur was shouted as the Portuguese forward tried to retrieve the ball.
# back on top
Reo Hatate sends Celtic back to Premiership summit with win over Motherwell
Celtic gifted Motherwell a 36th-minute equaliser following a mix-up between Josip Juranovic and Joe Hart.
# Reaction
Ange Postecoglou opts not to comment on Celtic fans chanting during Queen tribute
A banner in the away end at St Mirren read ‘if you hate the Royal Family clap your hands’.
# Five-Star
Celtic thrash Kilmarnock 5-0 to top SPL table on goal difference
The champions made it three wins from three SPL matches at Rugby Park.
# top of the table
Giorgos Giakoumakis hits another hat-trick as Celtic pull six points clear
All the main drama at Parkhead took place in the first 28 minutes.
# super subs
'You feel like going off yourself' - Motherwell goalkeeper envies Celtic's talented bench
Liam Kelly was the main reason Motherwell kept the score down in a 4-0 defeat to Celtic on Sunday.
All time
# All Square
Celtic suffer surprise setback as Covid-hit St Mirren hold Hoops to stalemate
Saints had hoped to get the match postponed but saw their request rejected.
# Change of Plans
Scottish Premiership winter break brought forward
Ten of the 12 Premiership clubs were in favour of starting the winter break immediately.
# tight call
Controversial Kyogo Furuhashi goal earns Celtic narrow victory over Hearts
The Japan forward looked like he might be offside but the goal stood.
# Boost
James McCarthy back in Celtic squad after recovering from injury
Ange Postecoglou’s side play St Johnstone at Parkhead on Saturday.
# pleading patience
Joe Hart hails Ange Postecoglou philosophy at Celtic as ‘risky but simple’
The former Australia manager has a much-changed Hoops side focused on attacking with pace in every game.
# excessive misconduct
Leigh Griffiths charged for kicking a lit flare into a stand of away fans
The Dundee striker, on loan from Celtic, claimed he had only meant to remove the item from the pitch.
# Bad Bhoys
Celtic slip up on the road again, Rangers held at home by Motherwell
Livingston move off the bottom of the table with their first Scottish Premiership win of the season.
# on the road again
Postecoglou says Celtic are ‘on the right road’ as club seek to improve their away form
The Hoops have lost five of their six away games.
# Bad week at the office
Postecoglou starts Celtic league reign with Hearts defeat
Earlier, champions Rangers beat Livingstone 3-0.
# Double Swoop
Irish pair Cillian Sheridan and Ian Lawlor join Scottish Premiership outfit
Dundee were promoted to the top flight via the play-offs last season.
# manager search
Celtic's move to bring in Eddie Howe breaks down
It is believed the former Bournemouth boss will not be joining the Glasgow giants as he is unable to assemble the backroom team he wants.
# Eddie's ready
Eddie Howe in talks with Celtic about vacant manager position
The Hoops have been looking for a new boss since Neil Lennon resigned in February.
# Party On
‘Rangers 5’ will be able to take part in Ibrox trophy day celebrations
The quintet have been given immediate four-match bans for their Covid-19 breach.
# scrutiny
Celtic’s principal shareholder Dermot Desmond hits back after coming under fire
The Scottish club failed in their quest for a record 10th consecutive title.
# Dons
Ex-Shamrock Rovers assistant manager Glass named Aberdeen boss
The 44-year-old Scot was Stephen Kenny’s number two and took charge of the League of Ireland club on an interim basis after his sacking.
# Going nowhere
Moyes responds to reports linking him to vacant Celtic job
The West Ham boss says he has no intention of leaving to replace Neil Lennon in Glasgow.
# Leaders
Rangers go 16 points clear of Celtic after come-from-behind win
Callum Lang had given Motherwell an early lead.
# Jermain Man
Defoe hits 300 mark as Rangers go six points clear at the top in Scotland
Rangers capitalised on Celtic’s slip earlier on Sunday.
# Fergie Time
Celtic stumble again as Aberdeen snatch point with stoppage-time penalty
The Hoops had come from 2-1 down to lead 3-2 until Ferguson struck.
# Happy Hoops
Celtic leave it late to move top of Scottish Premiership
Neil Lennon’s side had one shot on target until the 90th minute.
# Investigation
Three Scottish Premiership fixtures postponed as Celtic condemn defender's Spain trip
Celtic were due to face Aberdeen this weekend, who had their own breaches of protocol.
# Scottish Premiership
Below-par Celtic drop points as Kilmarnock earn deserved draw
Chris Burke’s penalty cancelled out Ryan Christie’s opener.
# Lone Ranger
Morelos scores first league goals of 2020 to give Rangers victory
Steven Gerrard’s side were 3-0 winners at home to St Mirren.
# Scottish Premiership
Gerrard tells Rangers forward Morelos he's 'nowhere near' exit as Lille prepare fresh bid
The Glasgow club are holding out for a fee of around €22 million for the Colombian striker, and he is likely to be involved against Aberdeen on Saturday.
# backtracking
Hearts owner comments arguing Celtic should not be declared champions 'taken out of context'
The Scottish Premiership side insist that Ann Budge was misinterpreted in yesterday’s BBC Radio Five Live interview.
# Scottish Premiership
Celtic's 9-in-a-row bid cannot be voided, insists Hoops chief executive
Peter Lawwell has called for ‘a fair and reasonable solution’ to the league campaign.