Brendan Rodgers’ Celtic are eight points clear at the top of the Scottish PremiershipBrendan Rodgers is expected to become Leicester City’s manager after Celtic gave him permission to speak to the Premier League club.The Foxes are keen to install a successor to the sacked Claude Puel as soon as possible.First-team coach John Kennedy is set…

By Alasdair Lamont BBC Scotland at Celtic Park Celtic players reacted angrily when Motherwell pulled a goal back, accusing them of being unsportingCeltic beat Motherwell in the Scottish Premiership after a bad-tempered second half as they made it nine domestic wins in a row.The home side were 2-0 ahead through Scott Sinclair and Odsonne Edouard…

Brendan Rodgers said the dismissal of Jeremy Toljan was crucial to his side’s defeatJeremy Toljan’s sending-off “took the game away” from Celtic, said Brendan Rodgers after his side’s European season ended with defeat in Valencia.The full-back was booked twice in 11 first-half minutes, meaning Celtic had to play almost an hour of their Europa League…

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers feels his side can still turn the tie aroundBrendan Rodgers said “basic mistakes” cost Celtic dear after a 2-0 home loss to Valencia in the Europa League.Goals either side of half-time from Denis Cheryshev and Ruben Sobrino left Celtic’s hopes of qualifying for the last 16 in tatters.And the Celtic manager…

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Celtic’s James Forrest slid in to open the scoringCeltic moved six points clear in the Scottish Premiership as goals in the final 12 minutes by James Forrest and Timothy Weah floored St Johnstone.The visitors were thwarted by a series of Zander Clark saves before Forrest finally jabbed in Timothy Weah’s cross.Weah scored Celtic’s second on…