Celtic’s Leigh Griffiths lifts the ball over Hamilton goalkeeper Michael McGovern to score his side’s seventh goal and complete his hat-trick. Photograph:  Lee Smith/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

Celtic 8 Hamilton 1 Striker Leigh Griffiths helped himself to a hat-trick as Celtic thrashed hapless Hamilton 8-1 at Parkhead to go six points clear (...)

Nadir Ciftci heads home Celtic’s third goal in their Scottish Premiership clash with St Johnstone at  McDiarmid Park. Photograph:  Graham Stuart/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

St Johnstone 0 Celtic 3 Celtic confirmed their domestic strength with a victory over St Johnstone at a freezing McDiarmid Park to take them four poin(...)

Leigh Griffiths scores Celtic’s opening goal in the Scottish Premiership match against Aberdeen at Celtic Park. Photograph: Graham Stuart/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

Celtic 3 Aberdeen 1 Leigh Griffiths helped himself to a double as Celtic went seven points clear of Aberdeen at the top of the Scottish Premiership wi(...)

Celtic’s Nadir Ciftci celebrates scoring his teams first goal of the game with teammate Emilio Izaguirre. Photograph: Jeff Holmes/PA

Celtic left-back Emilio Izaguirre needed stitches in his ear after Nadir Ciftci lashed out at his team-mate following a training-ground tackle. Celtic(...)

Charlie Mulgrew scored Cletic’s third in their 3-1 win over St Johnstone. Photograph: Reuters

Celtic 3 St Johnstone 1 Celtic eventually shrugged off a European hangover as they came from behind to beat St Johnstone 3-1 and go top of the (...)

Markus Rosenberg celebrates with team mates after scoring the first goal for Malmo against Celtic. Photograph: Andrew Boyers/Reuters

Malmo 2 Celtic 0 (Agg: 4-3) Malmo’s success story continues apace. This small club have no rightful place among football’s aristocracy but will(...)

Celtic’s Callum McGregor celebrates scoring his sides third goal during their 3-1 win over Dundee United at Tannadice. Photograph: PA

Dundee United 1 Celtic 3 Ronny Delia saw his selection gamble pay off as Celtic beat Dundee United 3-1 despite making nine changes. Deila rested most (...)

Nir Bitton celebrates with team-mates after scoring Celtic’s  second goal in the Scottish Premiership match against Kilmarnock at Rugby Park. Photograph:  Russell Cheyne/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

Scottish Premiership round-up: Kallum Higginbotham scored a dramatic and cheeky late penalty as Kilmarnock came from behind twice to snatch a 2-2 draw(...)

Tom Rogic opens the scoring for Celtic in their Scottish Premiership clash against  Partick Thistle at  Firhill. Photograph: Graham Stuart/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

Partick 0 Celtic 2 Tom Rogic scored on his first Celtic start for almost two years as Ronny Deila’s team claimed a 2-0 win over Partick at Firhill. Th(...)

Ross County’s Richard Foster reacts as the pitch sprinklers are turned on midway through the Scottish  Premiership match at Celtic Park. Photograph:  Jeff Holmes/PA

Celtic 2 Ross County 0 Celtic began the defence of their Scottish Premiership title with a home win over Ross County but not without cost or controver(...)