Vital Football

Latest Celtic FC News

Celtic look to go further clear

Celtic look to go further clear

<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 can move a dozen points clear at the top of the SPL with victory against Dundee United this evening.

"It was very encouraging to see how the team performed at the weekend" - Johan Mjallby
Goalkeeper Fraser Forster was again set to miss out with a stiff neck while Adam Matthews and Kris Commons remain minor doubts following the 4-1 home win over Hearts.

Defender Efe Ambrose is on African Nations Cup duty with Nigeria and centre-back partner Kelvin Wilson is suspended and therefore join James Forrest and Paddy McCourt on the sidelines.

"Usually when we play them they are very competitive and tight games," assistant manager Johan Mjallby told BBC Scotland. "They have got plenty of good players that can hurt you so we need to be at our best.

"But it was very encouraging to see how the team performed at the weekend and hopefully we do the same and it will be hard for Dundee United," he added.

Like Celtic, the visitors were successful at the weekend when beating Kilmarnock 3-2 at Rugby Park, courtesy of a Johnny Russell hat-trick.

They are boosted by the return of Stuart Armstrong (family illness), Richie Ryan (hamstring) and Brian McLean (suspension).

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 January 22 2013
Time: 2:54PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Celtic Articles

Kilmarnock v Celtic

Celtic travel to face Kilmarnock in an early afternoon clash on Saturday (kick-off 12.30pm).

Winger set for Celtic return

Celtic are set to complete the return of winger Patrick Roberts on a one-year loan from Manchester City next week.

We made it look easy - Sinclair

Celtic produced a statement of intent with their 5-0 Champions League victory against Astana, according to winger Scott Sinclair.

Midfielder signs new deal

Midfielder Stuart Armstrong has signed a new two-year deal at Celtic.

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
Yes96%
No4%
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.TicV"Establishment"115
2.wee_od_8883
3.welch4751
Vital Football Comment