Sport Celtic have been criticised after sending out a weakened team against Spurs

Celtic boss Ronny Delia and majority of first-team squad missed the game

Gary Hooper (R) of Celtic celebrates after scoring the opening goal of the William Hill Scottish Cup Final

Transfer news: Celtic accept bid from QPR for striker Gary Hooper

The 25-year-old is keen on a return to England

New Chelsea signing Marco van Ginkel in action on the club's pre-season tour in Malaysia

Jose Mourinho continues winning start as Chelsea youngsters produce Malaysian magic

Bertand Traore, Kevin de Bruyne, Romelu Lukaku and Victor Moses on target for the Blues as Mourinho backs-up his promise to give youth a chance

The sporting week ahead (21/07/13)

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Neil Lennon is at the centre of celebrations after Celtic clinch the title

Champions League: Celtic will play either Elfsborg or Daugava Daugavpils in qualifier

A trip to Sweden or Latvia awaits the Scottish champions

Gary Hooper

Transfer news: QPR make improved £4.5m bid for Celtic striker Gary Hooper

The relegated side are desperate to bounce straight back to the Premier League

The sporting week ahead (14/07/13)

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Victor Wanyama (c) has secured a move to Premier League side Southampton

Transfer latest: Southampton confirm signing of Celtic midfielder Victor Wanyama for £12.5m

Kenyan midfielder joins Saints on a four-year deal for a fee in the region of £12m

Arsenal have been watching Celtic’s Victor Wanyama for some time
Andreas Cornelius

Cardiff agree deal to sign Andreas Cornelius from FC Copenhagen

Striker set to join for an undisclosed fee upon completion of a medical

Tiago Llori

Liverpool frustrated in attempts to sign Tiago Llori from Sporting Lisbon

There is also speculation surrounding Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan

Victor Wanyama

Victor Wanyama will not sign for Southampton despite Celtic accepting £12m bid, says agent

Victor Wanyama will not be moving from Celtic to Southampton, according to the players' agent.

Curtis Davies has previous top-flight experience with West Brom and Aston Villa

Hull sign Curtis Davies from Birmingham

Hull have completed the signing of Curtis Davies from Birmingham for an undisclosed fee.

Neil Lennon is at the centre of celebrations after Celtic clinch the title

Celtic to play Cliftonville in Champions League qualifier

The Scottish champions play the side from Northern Ireland

Geoff Strong: Footballer who won League and Cup with Liverpool

Some footballers become utility men because they can't quite reach the required standard in any one position. But in the case of Geoff Strong, who starred for Arsenal as a prolific striker before tasting glory as a serial chameleon with Bill Shankly's Liverpool in the second half of the 1960s, he was so efficient everywhere he played that it was well-nigh impossible to pinpoint his most effective role.

Maynor Figueroa

Newly promoted Hull City sign Wigan defender Maynor Figueroa on free transfer

Steve Bruce signs the Honduras international for a second time

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