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Celtic moved to within a point of clinching the Scottish Premier League title yesterday, after beating St Johnstone 2-0. According to the assistant manager, Johan Mjallby, they hope to eclipse last season's points tally of 92.
The Celtic midfielder Victor Wanyama is eager to quickly erase the memory of the club's Hampden Park cup final defeat to Kilmarnock, beginning with Sunday's Old Firm derby against Rangers.
Celtic have offered their condolences to the family of Kilmarnock midfielder Liam Kelly after his father died at the end of yesterday's Scottish Communities League Cup final.
Rangers administrators Duff and Phelps have postponed any final decisions on redundancies until early next week.
Neil Lennon is looking for his Celtic side to make amends for their capitulation at Ibrox earlier in the season when Rangers visit Parkhead on Wednesday night.
Celtic manager confirms former Rangers striker could be heading across Glasgow
Conjure an image of a typical top-quality Scottish inside-forward – a breed which proliferated in the two decades after the Second World War but now, sadly, seems all but extinct – and Celtic's Willie Fernie springs irresistibly to mind. Quick and clever, an inspired dribbler blessed with the most beguiling of body-swerves, the elegant Fifer with the loping stride was an instinctive finder and exploiter of space, a perceptive passer and a beautifully balanced athlete.
Ally McCoist will have home advantage for his first Clydesdale Bank Premier League match in charge of Rangers.
Kilmarnock 0 Celtic 2
Celtic's defeat at Inverness was the latest twist in a title race which draws attention back to the pitch and away from troubles off it
Neil Lennon castigated his defence after Celtic's shock 3-2 defeat at Inverness Caledonian Thistle last night left Rangers in pole position in the race for the Scottish Premier League title.
Neil Lennon, the Celtic manager, would welcome the creation of a British League Cup, which could be on the agenda for the Scottish Premier League if plans for a major shake-up of the game in Scotland go ahead.
Neil Lennon, the Celtic manager, condemned his team after their 2-0 defeat at Motherwell led to their lead at the top of the table being reduced to five points after Rangers' 4-0 home victory over St Johnstone.
Celtic striker Gary Hooper is on course for a sooner-than-expected return to training following his ankle injury.
Paddy McCourt hopes Celtic can fill the void created by captain Scott Brown's absence in Sunday's Old Firm derby at Ibrox - and the man to fill the gap could be Freddie Ljungberg.
Celtic striker Gary Hooper has not broken his leg but he could still face six weeks on the sidelines.