All posts tagged "Kilmarnock"

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    Video: Neil Lennon Describes Celtic as ‘Simply Irresistible’ After 3-1 Win Over Kilmarnock

    Celtic boss Neil Lennon has described his team as ‘simply irresistible’ after this afternoon’s 3-1 victory over Kilmarnock – a result which leaves the Parkhead 12 points clear at the top of the Ladbrokes Premiership. Following Rangers’ 2-2 draw at St Johnstone in this afternoon’s early kick-off, Celtic were left with the...

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    Video: James Tavernier Says He’s ‘Embarrassed’ by Second-Half Killie Display

    Rangers captain James Tavernier has admitted he was embarrassed by his side’s second-half display in last night’s 2-1 defeat to Kilmarnock. The Ibrox club’s challenge for the Ladbrokes Premiership title was derailed in Ayrshire for the second consecutive season, with late goals from Stephen O’Donnell and Eamon Brophy handing Alex Dyer’s side...

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    Plenty of Rangers Fans Are Seriously Questioning Connor Goldson’s Role After Defeat at Kilmarnock

    Rangers‘ Premiership title challenge has been left hanging by a thread following Wednesday night’s defeat by Kilmarnock – and plenty of the club’s supporters are starting to question Connor Goldson. The English defender has been ever-present during Steven Gerrard’s reign as Gers boss, and has firmly nailed down his spot as the...

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    Video: Furious Steven Gerrard Says Rangers Players ‘Couldn’t Handle the Pressure’ in Killie Defeat

    Infuriated Rangers boss Steven Gerrard brutally laid into his players following the 2-1 defeat at Kilmarnock – insisting his stars ‘couldn’t handle the pressure’. With no margin for error in their title race with bitter rivals Celtic, it looked like the Ibrox club were heading for all three points at half-time after...

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    Scott Brown Says Rivals Would Be Calling For Him to be Banned If He Committed Alan Power Tackle

    Celtic captain Scott Brown has claimed rivals would be calling for him to be sent-off and suspended if he’d committed the same tackle as Kilmarnock midfielder Alan Power was responsible for on Jeremie Frimpong last night. The Hoops won 3-1 against Alan Dyer’s men thanks to goals from Odsonne Edouard, Leigh Griffiths...

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    Angelo Alessio Issues Exit Statement Wishing Killie Fans Well but Snubs Board and Players

    Ex-Kilmarnock manager Angelo Alessio has thanked the club’s supporters in a farewell message today – 24 hours after his surprise sacking. Intriguingly, the Italian coach never made any mention of the Killie board, or the Ayrshire club’s players on his Instagram page. Alessio was shown the door following Saturday’s 1-0 defeat at...

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    Kilmarnock Fans Shocked, Angry and Confused by Angelo Alessio’s Surprise Sacking

    Kilmarnock supporters are a mixture of surprised, angry and confused after today’s shock sacking of manager Angelo Alessio. The appointment of the former Inter Milan, Juventus and Italy assistant manager raised a few eyebrows in the summer, following Steve Clarke’s decision to leave Rugby Park for the Scotland job. And Alessio has...

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    Greg Taylor Describes His Start to Life as a Celtic Player as ‘Not Ideal’

    Greg Taylor has admitted his short time as a Celtic player has ‘not been ideal’ as the Scotland international gears-up for Tuesday’s match with Kazakhstan. Taylor was expected to become Celtic’s first-choice left-back when he joined the Hoops from Kilmarnock on transfer deadline day, but the form of Boli Bolingoli has consigned...

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    Neil Lennon Backs Referee’s Decision to Show Him Yellow Card in Kilmarnock Win

    Celtic boss Neil Lennon has backed the decision to show him a yellow card during his side’s win over Kilmarnock earlier today. The Hoops stayed on top of the Premiership for at least one more week after coming from 1-0 down to beat the Ayrshire club, thanks to an Odsonne Edouard double...

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    Video: Neil Lennon Reacts to Angelo Alessio Comparing Celtic to Juventus

    Neil Lennon has thanked Angelo Alessio for drawing a comparison between Celtic and Juventus. The Hoops manager faced the media this morning ahead of his side’s clash with Kilmarnock on Sunday. He spoke about a number of things, including last night’s 1-1 draw with Rennes in their opening Europa League group game....