Cetic Park has been named as the venue for the Scottish Cup final

SFA defend decision to hand Scottish Cup venues to Ibrox and Celtic Park due to Hampden absence

The usual venue of Hampden Park is being prepared for the Commonwealth Games and the SFA have said that clubs wanted to know the venues in advance

Celtic step up attempts to renew Georgios Samaras contract

Celtic will step up attempts to renew the contract of Georgios Samaras after tying down fellow striker Anthony Stokes for two more years.

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Celtic keep up unbeaten run

Leaders Celtic continued their unbeaten league run with a derby victory at Partick Thistle.

James Forrest celebrates as his penalty gives Celtic the lead

Celtic 2 Ajax 1 match report: Kayal at the centre as Celtic down Dutch through force

Energy of the fans was enough to lift Celtic and give them the edge over Dutch opposition

Former Rangers chief executive Craig Mather

Rangers chief executive Craig Mather steps down after latest boardroom upheaval

Mather leaves role after admitting the club's best interests are behind his decision

Celtic captain Scott Brown was sent off after kicking out at Barcelona forward Neymar during this challenge

Scott Brown treated like a criminal claims Celtic boss Neil Lennon after Barcelona red card

Celtic captain was sent off for kicking out at Brazilian Neymar in their 1-0 Champions League defeat

Morton stun Celtic in Scottish League Cup third round

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Hearts 1 Celtic 2 match report: Anthony Stokes sets up Celtic for Milan

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Dundee United 0 Celtic 1 match report: Hoops sign Teemu Pukki to boost attack

Celtic ended a momentous week in which they won the right to face Barcelona once more in the Champions' League, with two new signings and three points from a late goal in Dundee.

Terry Butcher's Inverness Caledonian Thistle are the early-season pacesetters in the Scottish Premier League

The Last Word: Terry Butcher, the archetypal Englishman, is making waves by the tip of Loch Ness

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Neil Lennon

Neil Lennon agrees new contract with Celtic - for same money and same length

Manager signs fresh one-year rolling deal

Rangers owner Charles Green (far left)

Charles Green to stand down from consultant role at Rangers

The former chief executive was being paid for the position

Celtic secure Champions League play-off spot

Celtic booked their place in the Champions League play-off round as a goalless draw against Elfsborg in Boras gave Neil Lennon's side a 1-0 aggregate win in their third qualifying round tie.

Former Rangers manager Walter Smith

Walter Smith resigns as chairman of Rangers

The decision takes immediate effect

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