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Moving Ahead

By Ryan Fleming

Perhaps Celtic couldn’t have scripted yesterday’s match against Hearts any better, but Robbie Keane sure could have.

Celtic won 2-0, but Keane, having at least a handful of shots parried off of Hearts keeper Marian Kello, should have increased his side’s lead by at least a score or two.

Glenn Loovens and Marc-Antoine Fortune tallied for Celtic in the second half just a minute apart to separate the two sides. The first half saw both sides having equal chances, but neither side able to notch a goal.

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Mixing and Matching: From Celtic to Bordeaux to Sunderland

By Ryan Fleming

It wasn’t easy, nothing really has been for Celtic during this season. Sunday morning the Glasgow side defeated Dunfermline, 4-2, in the Scottish Cup. New signings, Diomansy Kamara, Robbie Keane and Morten Rasmussen tallied goals and an own goal by Calum Woods lead the Hoops to victory and increasing ,perhaps boosting, their confidence coming into tomorrow’s matchup at Parkhead against Hearts.

Throughout the week the players and coaches alike continued to state that the confidence they once had after the Winter transfer window signings is still there even despite the team’s loss at Kilmarnock back on February second. If you watched Robbie Keane’s long celebration after scoring from the penalty spot late in the match on Sunday, his confidence never left. It must have been a huge lift off the Irish international’s shoulders – getting his first strike on his new team out of the way.

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