Celtic FC Fixtures 2015/2016

Manager: Ronny Deila

Assistant Manager: John Collins
First Team Coach: John Kennedy

Team Captain: Scott Brown

Celtic captain Scott Brown

Scottish Premiership: Champions

Scottish FA Cup: Semi-Final

Scottish League Cup: Semi-Final

Champions League: Play-off Round

Europa League: Group Stage

Competitive Fixtures 2015/2016

Opponents Comments

Stjarnan, Champions League, 15/07/15
STJARNAN
15/07/15

2-0. Boyata, Johansen.

UEFA Champions League
2nd Qualifying Round, 1st Leg.

Competative debuts for Dedryck Boyata and Nadir Ciftci. Leigh Griffiths missed a penalty.

Stjarnan, Champions League, 22/07/15
Stjarnan

22/07/15

4-1- Bitton, Mulgrew, Griffiths, Johansen.
Celtic win 6-1 (agg).

UEFA Champions League
2nd Qualifying Round, 2nd Leg.

Stjarnan, Champions League, 15/07/15
FK QARABAG

29/07/15

1-0. Boyata.

UEFA Champions League
3rd Qualifying Round, 1st leg.
Celtic Park.

Ross County, 01/08/15
ROSS COUNTY

01/08/15

2-1. Grifffiths, Johansen.
Ladbrokes Premiership 1
Celtic Park.


FK Qarabag
05/08/15

0-0.
UEFA Champions League
3rd Qualifying Round, 2nd leg.
Tofiq Bahramov Stadium

Celtic qualify for the Play-off round 1-0 on agg

Partick Thistle, 09/08/15, Premiership
PARTICK
09/08/15

2-0. Rogic, Commons.
Ladbrokes Premiership 2,
Firhill Stadium.

Kilmarnock, 12/08/15, Premiership
Kilmarnock
12/08/15

2-2. Griffiths 3, Bitton.
Ladbrokes Premiership 3.
Rugby Park.

Inverness CT, Premiership, 15/08/2015
INVERNESS
15/08/15

4-2. Lustig, Griffiths, Armstrong (2).
Ladbrokes Premiership 4
Celtic Park.

Malmo FF, 19/08/2015, Champions League
MALMÖ FF
19/08/15

3-2, Griffiths, Bitton.
UEFA Champions League
Play-off Round, 1st leg.
Celtic Park.

Dundee United, 22/08/2015, SPFL Premiership
Dundee Utd
22/08/15

3-1. Griffiths, Durnan og, McGregor.
Ladbrokes Premiership 5.
Tannadice.

Scott Allan debut.

Malmo FF, 25/08/15
Malmö FF
25/08/15

0-2.
UEFA Champions League
Play-offs Round, 2nd leg.
Played at Malmö New Stadium.
Celtic drop into the Europa League, beaten 3-4 on aggregate.

St Johnstone, 29/08/2015, Premiership
ST JOHNSTONE
29/08/15

3-1. Griffiths, Rogic , Mulgrew.

Ladbrokes Premiership 6.
Celtic Park.

St Johnstone, 29/08/2015, Premiership

Aberdeen
12/09/15

1-2.
Ladbrokes Premiership 7
Pittodrie.

Ajax
17/09/15

2-2.

Europa League Group
Match 1.
Amsterdam ArenA, Amsterdam.
No official programme.

Dundee 20/09/15
DUNDEE
20/09/15

6-0.
Ladbrokes Premiership 8.
Celtic Park

Raith Rovers 23/09/15
RAITH ROVERS
23/09/15

2-0.
Scottish League Cup 3rd Round
Celtic Park


HEARTS
26/09/15
0-0.
Ladbrokes Premiership 9
Celtic Park

fenerbahce vs Celtic 01/10/15
FENERBACHE
01/10/15

2-2.
Europa League Group
Match 2.
Celtic Park


Hamilton
04/10/15

2-1.
Ladbrokes Premiership 10
New Douglas Park, Hamilton
Boyata's first competative domestic goal.


Motherwell
17/10/15

1-0.
Ladbrokes Premiership 11
Celtic Park.


Molde FK
22/10/15

1-3.
Europa League Group
Match 3.
Molde Stadion, Molde
Chris Commons displayed anger towards the Celtic coaching staff after being replaced with Nadir Ciftci in this match. He later apologised through the official Celtic website “I’d like to apologise for my reaction last night, something that should never be shown publicly on the field. I was very frustrated at how the night had gone. However, I did not handle this in the right way. My frustration at losing games and my desire to win will never change."


DUNDEE UTD
25/10/15

5-0.
Ladbrokes Premiership 12
Fir Park.

Match programme
Hearts

28/10/15
2-1.
Scottish League Cup quarter-final.

Match programme
ABERDEEN
31/10/15

3-1.
Ladbrokes Premiership 13
Celtic Park.


MOLDE
05/11/15

1-2.

Europa League Group
Match 4.
Celtic Park
Hestad, 40, became the oldest player to score in a UEFA Europa League match.

Match programme
Ross County
08/11/15

4-1.
Ladbrokes Premiership 14.
Victoria Park.

Match programme
KILMARNOCK
21/11/15

0-0.
Ladbrokes Premiership 15.
Celtic Park.


AJAX
26/11/15

1-2.
Europa League Group
Match 5.
Celtic Park

Match programme
Inverness CT
29/11/15

3-1.
Ladbrokes Premiership 16.
Caledonian Stadium, Inverness

Match programme
HAMILTON
05/12/15

p-p.
Ladbrokes Premiership 17
Celtic Park
Match postponed. Some programmes issued.
Programme not officially issued but some copies were sold


Fenerbahçe SK
10/12/15

1-1.
Europa League Group
Match 6.
Şükrü Saracoğlu Stadium, Istanbul
No official programme.

Match programme
St Johnstone
13/12/15

3-0.
Ladbrokes Premiership 18
McDairmid Stadium, Perth

Match programme
MOTHERWELL
19/12/15

1-2. Bitton.
Ladbrokes Premiership 19
Celtic Park.

Match programme
Hearts
27/12/15

2-2.
Ladbrokes Premiership 20
Tynecastle, Edinburgh

Match programme
Dundee
30/12/15

Postponed.
Ladbrokes Premiership 21
Dens Park.
Programme issued (some programmes were sold).
The programme was also used for the rearranged match with a single-sheeet wrap around cover.

Match programme
PARTICK
02/01/16

1-0. Grifiths
Ladbrokes Premiership 22
Celtic Park.

Match programme
Stranraer
10/01/16

Scottish Cup Round 3

Match programme
Dundee Utd
15/01/16

Ladbrokes Premiership 23
Tannadice Stadium, Dundee

Match programme
ST JOHNSTONE
23/01/16

Ladbrokes Premiership 24
Celtic Park.

Match programme
Aberdeen
30/01/16

Ladbrokes Premiership 25
Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen
Postponed because Celtic are in the League Cup semi-final.
No programme

Match programme
Ross County
31/01/16

1-3 - Mackay-Steven.
Scottish League Cup semi-final
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Ambrose sent off in 13th minute. Mackay-Stevens scored after only 26 seconds.

www.bbc.co.uk

Match programme
Aberdeen
03/02/16

1-2- Griffiths
Ladbrokes Premiership 25
(postponed fixture)
Pittodrie Stadium

Match programme
East Kilbride
07/02/16

2-0.
Scottish Cup Round 4
Played at the Excelsior Stadium, Airdrie

Match programme
ROSS COUNTY
13/02/16

2-0 - Boyata, Griffiths
Ladbrokes Premiership 26
Celtic Park

Match programme
INVERNESS CT
20/02/16

3-0. Mackay-Steven 54, Griffiths 59, 93
Ladbrokes Premiership 27
Celtic Park

Match programme
Hamilton
26/02/16

1-1. Griffiths 35 pen

Ladbrokes Premiership 28
New Douglas Park.

Match programme
DUNDEE
02/03/16

0-0.
Ladbrokes Premiership 29
Celtic Park.

Match programme
MORTON
06/03/16

3-0. Griffiths 14, Mackay-Steven 25, McGregor 35
Scottish Cup Round 5.
Celtic Park

Match programme
Partick
12/03/16

2-1. Griffiths 45, McGregor 54

Ladbrokes Premiership 30
Firhill.

Match programme
Kilmarnock
19/03/16

1-0. Rogic (90)
Ladbrokes Premiership 31
Rugby Park.

Match programme
HEARTS
02/04/16

3-1, Mackay-Steven (15), Roberts (35, 49)
Ladbrokes Premiership 32
Celtic Park

Match programme
Dundee
05/04/2016

0-0.
Ladbrokes Premiership 21. Rearranged match.
Original match programme sold with a new wrap around cover.

Match programme
Motherwell
09/04/16

2-1. Griffiths 44, 75
Ladbrokes Premiership 33.

POST SPLIT LEAGUE FIXTURES

Match programme
Rangers
19/04/2016

2-2 (aet), Sviatchenko 50, Rogic 106
Rangers won 5-4 on penalties.
Scottish Cup Semi-Final.
Miller 16, McKay 96 scored for Rangers.

www.bbc.co.uk

Match programme
ROSS COUNTY
24/04/16

1-1. Griffiths
Ladbrokes Premiership 34
Celtic Park

Match programme
Hearts
30/04/16

3-1. Kazim-Richards, Roberts, Griffiths,

Ladbrokes Premiership 35

Celtic are 9 points in front of Aberdeen and have a 35 goal difference advantage with only three games to be played.

Match programme
ABERDEEN
08/05/16

3-2
Ladbrokes Premiership 36
Celtic are officialy champions after this result (only a draw needed).

Match programme
St Johnstone
11/05/16

1-2.
Ladbrokes Premiership 37

Match programme
MOTHERWELL
15/05/16

7-0 - Tierney (21), Rogic (26), Lustig (28), Armstrong (50), Roberts (54), Christie (59), Aitchison (77)
Ladbrokes Premiership 38
Referee: Euan Anderson
Attendance: 49,050

This equals Celtic's record score against Motherwell last done in the 1982/83 season.Kieran Tierney scored his first Celtic goal and so did Ryan Christie. Jack Aitchison (99) is Celtic's youngest ever debutant at 16 years and 71 days. He then became Celtic's youngest ever goal scorer by scoring the 7th goal in this match. Ronnie Deila last game as manager.

Celtic Friendlies 2015/2016

Opponents Comments

Den Bosch, 01/07/2015
Den Bosch
01/07/2015

2-0. Mackay Steven, Verlaan (o.g.).
Played at St Mirren Park, Paisley while Renovation works are carried out at Celtic Park.
Celtic issued a match programme that will cover all 3 friendlies at St Mirren Park.

Debuts for Leo Fasan, Luke Donnelly and Dedryck Boyata.

Dukla Prague, 04/07/2015
Dukla Prague
04/07/2015

3-5. Griffiths, Mackay-Steven, van Dijk.
St Mirren Park

Real Sociedad, 10/07/2015
Real Sociedad
10/07/2015

1-0. Mackay-Steven
St Mirren Park
Nadir Ciftci debut. Saidy Janko debut.

Greenock Morton, 13/07/15, Andy Bryan Testimonial
Greenock Morton
13/07/2015

3-1. Scepovic, Donnelly, Stokes.
Cappielow Park, Greenock
Celtic XI.

Andy Bryan Testimonial Match.

SD Eibar
SD Eibar
18/07/2015

4-1. Ambrose, Griffiths (3).
Pre-season friendly at the Ipurua Football Stadium (capacity - 6,267 all-seated), Eibar, Gipuzkoa.
SD Eibar's 75th anniversary Celebration.

Logan Bailly debut

Turriff Utd
Turriff Utd
18/07/2015

2-1. Currie, Hendry.
Played at The Haughs.
Celtic XI mainly development squad players.
Programme issued.

Raith Rovers, 21/07/2015
Raith Rovers
21/07/2015

1-1. Joe Thomson.

Opening of the Turnbull Hutton Stand at Stark's Park.
Celtic XI mainly development squad players.
Ex-Prime Minister Gordon Brown attended this match.

Stade Rennes, 25/07/2015
STADE RENNES
25/07/2015

2-0. Griffiths, Mackay-Steven.
Celtic Park
Free entry to season ticket holders, tiny crowd, match tickets very scarce.

East Kilbride Thistle, 25/07/2015
East Kilbride Thistle
25/07/15

4-2.
Celtic XI .
Played at the Kpark, East Kilbride.

Celtic F.C. First Team Player Pool 2015/2016

including shirt numbers

Goal
1.Craig Gordon, 26.Logan Bailly, 38.Leo Fasan.
Defence
21.Charlie Mulgrew, 3.Emilio Izaguirre, 23.Mikael Lustig, 4.Efetobore Ambrose Emuobo, 5.Virgil van Dijk, 34.Eoghan O'Connell, 20.Dedryck Boyata, 22.Saidy Janko, 2. Tyler Blackett.
Midfield
8.Scott Brown, 49.James Forrest, 15.Kris Commons, 18.Tom Rogić, 6.Nir Biton, 11.Derk Boerrigter, 25.Stefan Johansen, 42.Callum McGregor, 14.Stuart Armstrong, 16.Gary Mackay Steven, 19.Scott Allan.
Offence
10.Anthony Stokes, 9.Leigh Griffiths, 12.Stefan Šćepović, 7. Nadir Ciftci.
Out on loan
59.Calum Waters (Dumbarton), 35.Stuart Findlay (Kilmarnock), 53.Liam Henderson (Hibernian), 41.Darnell Fisher (St Johnstone).
CELTIC TRANSFER TIMELINE FOR 2015/2016
17/06/2015 - Lukasz Zaluska released. Lukasz was signed from Dundee United in 2009. He was unlucky in his six years at the club as he was competing for the goalkeeping spot with 3 excellent keepers in Artur Boruc, Fraser Forster and Craig Gordonduring that time. Although he never commanded the No1 spot and played just 51 times in the hoops he managed to win 7 medals. Thanks and good luck Lukasz. Once a tim, always a tim.

02/06/2015 - 24-year old Belgian centre-half Dedryck Boyata signed from Manchester City on a four-year deal.

06/2015 - Celtic agree to terminate Amido Balde's contract with two years still to run. 16/07/15 Balde signed signed a two year contract with FC Metz.
19/06/2015 - Teemu Pukki transferred to Brondby IF. Pukki joined Celtic in 2013 from Shalke. He scored on his competitive debut when he came on as a sub in a 3-1 against Hearts and followed this, in his first start, with another in a 2-1 victory against St Johnstone the following week. He scored a total of 9 goals in 37 appearances in the Hoops before going on loan to Bronby IF last season. Thanks and good luck.
01/07/2015 - Saidy Janko signed on a 4 year contract from Manchester United.
02/07/2015 - Holmbert Fridjonsson to KR Reykjavik on a free.
03/07/2015 - Paul McMullan loaned to St Mirren until the end of the season.
03/07/2015 - Connor McManus and Michael Duffy joined Alloa Athletic on loan. Full season for McManus, Duffy returns in January 2016.
03/07/2015 - Adam Matthews transferred to Sunderland for a reported fee of £2M. [BBC report]
08/07/2015 - 29-year-old Belgian goalkeeper Logan Bailly signed on a 3 year deal from OH Leveun for a reported £300,000.
08/07/2015 -  Calum Waters on a season long loan to Dumbarton.
09/07/2015 - 23 year old Nadir Ciftci signed from Dundee United on a 4 year contract for a reported £1.5M.
09/07/2015 - Stuart Findlay on loan to Kilmarnock FC until the end of the season.
28/07/2015 - Jackson Irvine transferred to Ross County for a compensation fee.
14/08/2015 - Scott Allan signed from Hibs on a four year deal for a reported £275,000. Dylan McGeouch and Liam Henderson have respective permanent and loan moves to Hibs as part of the deal.
14/08/2015 - Dylan McGeouch transferred to Hibs.
14/08/2015 - Liam Henderson season long loan to Hibs.
25/08/2015 - Darnell Fisher to St Johnstone on a season-long loan.
29/08/2015 - Tyler Blackett signed on a season-long loan from Manchester United.