QUICK NEWS 6am Update Sept 2, 2014

Celtic Land £2.3m Scepovic But Guidetti Loan Deal looks a No-Go. Delayed paperwork at Man City end cited as contributing to late registration. Celts hoping for an SFA appeal to FIFA. (Evening Times)

Celtic Sign Stefan Scepovic At The Second Attempt. Celts miss out on Falcao, but land on-off-on again Serbian hitman. (Sky)

John Guidetti Back At Manchester City After Loan Move Falls Through But Stefan Scepovic Signs On At Celtic. Confusion reigns over registration of Man City target. Meanwhile, Pukki, Balde, McGeough, Fridjonsson all exit on loan deals. At £190,000 per week, Celtic considering leasing Falcao next year for 2 months to ensure success in the Champions League qualifiers. ( Daily Mail)



Guidetti and Scepovic complete Celtic line-up

Things looked touch and go earlier today but Celtic pulled a late double swoop to sign John Guidetti on loan from Manchester City, and Stefan Scepovic on a four year deal from Sporting Gijon.  Guidetti has been a Celtic transfer rumour since his 20 goals in 23 games stint at Feyenoord as a teenager in [...]

Lessons from Jerry Maguire

News that a striker reneged on a verbal commitment to join the club 24 hours before deadline day should surprise no one.  Think back to that line from Jerry Maguire, when Jerry’s girlfriend hears he had secured a representative deal on a handshake, not an actual contract.  The agent’s reminder of Lesson One in business [...]

Dundee 1-1 Celtic

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  • McPake (1)
  • Griffiths (55)

A second half equaliser from Leigh Griffiths rescued a point for Celtic who again looked well short of the calibre required.  Dundee scored inside the opening 60 minutes. They forced a corner straight from kick off, which was converted by James McPake, who headed from 10 yards .  Callum McGregor, who was on the post, [...]