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 celebrates scoring Celtic’s third goal at Dingwall yesterday. Photograph: Craig Watson/PA

Ross County 1 Celtic 4 Celtic banished their Molde misery with a commanding 4-1 Scottish Premiership win at Ross County as striker Leigh Griffiths gr(...)

Molde  Norwegian forward Mohamed Elyounoussi   score his team’s first goal during the  Europa League match against  Celtic  at Celtic Park. Photograph: Andy Buchanan/AFP/Getty Images

Celtic 1 Molde 2 Ronny Deila remains confident of his Celtic future and the club’s Europa League prospects despite the 2-1 home defeat by Molde(...)

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(...)

Aberdeen’s Paul Quinn celebrates his late winner against Celtic in the Scottish Premier League. Photo: Graham Stuart/Reuters

Aberdeen 2 (Rooney 57', Quinn 86') Celtic 1 (Griffiths 35') Paul Quinn’s dramatic late winner against Celtic at Pittodrie set a club record for(...)

Scotland’s Shaun Maloney is tackled by   Georgia’s Guram Kashia during the Euro 2016  Group D qualifier in Tbilisi. Photograph:    Nick Potts/PA

Georgia 1 Scotland 0 Scotland’s national team has become so used to harsh realities that another one probably will not be difficult to accept. Defeat (...)

 Craig Gordon made a vital first-half save as Celtic drew 0-0 with Qarabag in Baku in the second leg of their Champions league third qualifying round. Photograph:  Jeff Holmes/Getty Images

Qarabag 0 Celtic 0 (Celtic win 1-0 on agg) Celtic fought out a goalless draw with Qarabag in Baku that took them through to the Champions League play-(...)

Celtic’s Dedryck Boyata scores his side’s  goal during the Uefa Champions League third round qualifying match against Qarabag FK at Celtic Park. Photograph: Jeff Holmes/PA

Celtic 1 Qarabag 0 Celtic’s Champions League prospect became a whole lot brighter after Dedryck Boyata’s late header gave them a narrow victory over Q(...)

Celtic’s Scott Brown celebrates scoring the winning goal against Aberdeen at Pittodrie yesterday. Photograph: Graham Stuart/Reuters

Celtic underlined their status as Scottish Premiership champions with their fourth win of the season over nearest challengers Aberdeen.The Hoops were (...)