The Sport Matrix: Thursday 7 November 2013

Townsend’s father defends decision  to tackle Hodgson

Ajax’s Lasse Schöne celebrates his 51st-minute winner

Ajax 1 Celtic 0 match report: Scottish champions suffer hammer blow from Lasse Schöne in Amsterdam

Celtic’s Champions League hopes are hanging by a thread after they slumped to the bottom of Group H with a narrow defeat to Ajax in Amsterdam.

John Hartson with Chris Coleman

John Hartson quits as assistant coach of Wales

There is uncertainty over the future of Chris Coleman as well

Celtic's Georgios Samaras speaks to the press on Monday

Champions League: Celtic v Ajax match preview

A look ahead to this week’s Champions League fixture at Celtic Park

Neil Lennon is confident Celtic can score their first goal in this season's Champions League when they take on Celtic tonight

Celtic v Ajax: Neil Lennon confident his side can break their Champions League scoring duck to kick-start their campaign

Scottish champions are yet to score in Group H despite good performances against AC Milan and Barcelona

Southampton goalkeeper Artur Boruc will be looking to upset England when he lines up for Poland on Tuesday

Artful Artur Boruc dodges clown comparison

Boruc is in outstanding form but rejects talk of being the new Jan Tomaszewski

Chris Coleman hit by mass pull-outs from Wales squad

Wales manager Chris Coleman has been hit by a fresh batch of withdrawals from his squad for World Cup qualifiers against Macedonia and Belgium.

Joe Hart doesn't face stiff enough competition for his place in the team

Comment: For the risk-averse Roy Hodgson there is no possibility of dropping Joe Hart now

The England manager has made clear he will stick with the under-fire Manchester City stopper

Neymar on the turf following the contact from Scott Brown

Celtic 0 Barcelona 1: Neymar 'exaggerates things' says Neil Lennon after the Barca striker has to be escorted from Celtic Park

The Brazilian was booed every time he touched the ball following the dismissal of Scott Brown

Scott Brown receives his marching orders

Celtic 0 Barcelona 1 match report: Cesc Fabregas breaks resistance after Scott Brown sees red for kick on Neymar

The Spanish side could, and perhaps should, have won by a bigger margin

The Sport Matrix: Wednesday 2 October 2013

Superb Arsenal clinch their tenth consecutive win

Brazilian Neymar will assume Lionel Messi's mantle

Celtic v Barcelona: Champions League match preview

A look ahead to tonight's Champions League fixture at Celtic Park

Lionel Messi celebrates alongside Cesc Fabregas after scoring for Barcelona against Almeria on the weekend

Champions League: Lionel Messi absence no excuse for repeat of famous defeat, says Gerardo Martino

The Catalans boss insists his squad can play without 'the best player in the world' and admits there will be no excuse if they fail to come away from Celtic Park with the three points

The Sport Matrix: Tuesday 1 October 2013

United will hand Moyes money to revive fortunes

Morton stun Celtic in Scottish League Cup third round

Dougie Imrie scored a dramatic injury time penalty

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