Vital Football

Latest Celtic FC News

Lennon still wants striker

Lennon still wants striker

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

Neil Lennon confirmed he is still intent on bringing in another striker to Celtic despite Anthony Stokes' match-winning brace against Ross County.

"We were a bit dozy to start with and we got punished for that with a fantastic goal" - Neil Lennon
Stokes scored a late winner after earlier cancelling out a shock third-minute opener from the visitors as the champions began their league campaign with a 2-1 success.

"Anthony's part of it and there's never any question of him being left out of things," Lennon told BBC Scotland. "His goal record here is very good and he brings a lot more to the team than just goals.

"We were a bit dozy to start with and we got punished for that with a fantastic goal from Ross County," he continued. "But our response for the next 84 minutes was scintillating football. I couldn't have asked for any more and if it had ended up 1-1 I would've still been very pleased."

LATEST ON THE VITAL CELTIC FORUMS ...

Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:stev
Date:Sunday August 4 2013
Time: 12:46AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Celtic Articles

Hibernian 2 Celtic 4

Holders Celtic avoided a second-half comeback from Hibernian to move into another Scottish League Cup final with a 4-2 victory at Hampden Park.

Defender Mikael Lustig scored twice before the break but former striker Anthony Stokes reduced the deficit from a penalty around the hour-mark.

However, substitute Moussa Dembele then made it 3-1 - and went on to add a late second after Hibs' Oliver Shaw had already replied.

Celtic were ahead on the quarter-hour when their opponents

Stats: Hibernian v Celtic

All the stats from Hibernian (2) vs (4) Celtic, Hampden Park, Sat 21st Oct 12.15pm Att: 39,813

Team Line-Ups: Hibernian v Celtic

Team line-ups for Hibernian v Celtic in the Scottish League Cup semi-final at Hampden Park (kick-off 12.15pm).

Celtic over disappointment - Rodgers

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers says they are already over their midweek Champions League disappointment.

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.TicV"Establishment"35
2.welch4730
3.wee_od_8822
Vital Football Comment