Vital Football

Latest Celtic FC News

Celtic taking nothing for granted

Celtic taking nothing for granted

<div style='background-color: #0B610B;'><a href='http://www.rsspump.com/?web_widget/rss_ticker/news_widget' title='News Widget'>News Widget</a></div>

Celtic face their Scottish Cup fourth round replay at second division Arbroath on Wednesday evening.

"We are taking the game very seriously" - Neil Lennon
The two sides shared a 1-1 draw in the first game when the visitors claimed a shock late equaliser at Celtic Park.

However, since then the SPL champions have magnificently secured their place in the knockout stages of the Champions League and extended their current lead at the top of the domestic table in their last two games.

The Hoops will be missing both Kris Commons and James Forrest through injury but full-back Mikael Lustig and midfielder Paddy McCourt have each shaken-off hamstring problems.

Striker Gary Hooper has also recovered from a virus as the visitors look to confirm a fifth round trip to Raith Rovers.

"I haven't played there before so it will be a new experience for me and predominately for the players as well," manager Neil Lennon admitted to Celtic's official website. "We are taking the game very seriously. It's a different competition but one we have had recent success in and we would like to progress in it, so it's another important game."

Arbroath player-manager Paul Sheerin was reporting a fully-fit squad to select from.

LATEST ON THE VITAL CELTIC FORUMS ...

Join The Vital Debate



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:stev
Date:Tuesday December 11 2012
Time: 9:45PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Celtic Articles

Dundee v Celtic

Celtic travel to Dundee for a Scottish League Cup quarter-final this evening (kick-off 7.45pm).

We can deal with it says keeper

Goalkeeper Craig Gordon says Celtic definitely have what it takes to deal with their current busy schedule.

Video: Celtic 4 Ross County 0

Striker Moussa Dembele netted on his return to action as Celtic scored four times without reply past Ross County as Celtic Park.

Response pleases Rodgers

Manager Brendan Rodgers was pleased with the response as his side recovered quickly from their midweek Champions League setback to comfortably defeat Ross County 4-0 at Celtic Park.

Archived Vital Celtic Articles

Vital Celtic articles from

Site Journalists

stev
Editor email
Profile
TicV
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Was Brendan Rodgers the right choice?
Suggested By: Vital Celtic
Yes97%
No3%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Celtic Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.wee_od_8861
2.TicV"Establishment"59
3.welch4753
4.dougied19671
Vital Football Comment