Scotland put Ireland to the Sword at Celtic Park (GOAL VIDEO)


Brilliant goal by Ex Celtic Maloney!

Brilliant goal by Ex Celtic Maloney!

By @ShaunyGibson – Used to be @ShaunyNews

The Tartan Army filled Paradise tonight, Celtic park in a group game we NEEDED to win. 3 points was the order of the day. We deserved to win, it wasn’t a mistake the goal, a 1-2 with Maloney and Celtic’s Scott Brown seen Maloney curl an unstoppable shot into the far post. Brillian team goal, superb solo goal.

We went into this game knowing Poland had beat Georgia 4-0 and were top of the Group D on 10 points, we had to get onto 7 points with the ROI and Germany tonight and we did it. Ireland started the better team creating a few half chances early on. As the game progressed through the 2nd half Scotland started to control the game. The goal came on 74 minutes and left every living breathing Scottish person with a LONG 15 minutes till the ref blew his whistle. Ireland hit the bar in added time but anything other than a Scotland win would have been unfair tonight. So proud to be Scottish tonight, I like the Republic of Ireland, as a Celtic fan I am obviously always torn. But Scotland ALWAYS!

6 games to play and we are well placed to get out this group and into the EC

6 games to play and we are well placed to get out this group and into the EC

what a goal!

There were many split loyalties at Celtic Park ahead of kick-off

There were many split loyalties at Celtic Park ahead of kick-off

Republic of Ireland's Martin O'Neill and Scotland counterpart Gordon Strachan are both former Celtic managers

Republic of Ireland’s Martin O’Neill and Scotland counterpart Gordon Strachan are both former Celtic managers

Shaun Maloney (left) put Scotland ahead at Celtic Park

Shaun Maloney (left) put Scotland ahead at Celtic Park

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Celtic draw central European teams in Europa League – Travel, Miles and Dates


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EUROPA LEAGUE 2014/2015

 By Shaun Gibson

By Shaun Gibson

http://thecelticnetwork.co.uk/2014/08/29/celtic-draw-central-european-teams-in-europa-league-travel-miles-and-dates/

http://www.celticnewsnow.com/news/celtic-draw-central-european-teams-in-europa-league-travel-miles-and-dates/99673?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=TwitterFeed

Wakaso Mubarak – Years loan from Rubin Kazan
Callum McGregor – Signed new 5 year deal
Stefan Scepovic agrees 4 year deal from Sporting Gijon
Now this, are we happier?

Group D

SalzburgSalzburg(AUT)
CelticCeltic(SCO)
Dinamo ZagrebDinamo Zagreb(CRO)
AstraAstra(ROU)

1,879.9 Miles – Salzburg
1,512.9 Miles – Dinamo Zagreb
1,879.9 Miles – Astra
Total Travel in Miles to games – 5,272 Miles to each away game
Total Travel in Miles all in – 10,818 Miles to travel

Celtic have never faced any of their Group D opponents.

Do you think we will get through this group.
Our first game is on September 18th, same day as Scottish Referendum

Dates of games
Group stage, matchday one – 18/09/14
Group stage, matchday two – 02/10/14
Group stage, matchday three – 23/10/14
Group stage, matchday four – 06/11/14
Group stage, matchday five – 27/11/14
Group stage, matchday six – 11/12/14

Round of 32, first leg – 19/02/15
Round of 32, second leg – 26/02/15
Round of 16, first leg – 12/03/15
Round of 16, second leg – 19/03/15
Quarter-finals, first leg – 16/04/15
Quarter-finals, second leg – 23/04/15
Semi-finals, first leg – 07/05/15
Semi-finals, second leg – 14/05/15

Final (National Stadium, Warsaw) – 27/05/15

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