It feels a bit early to be reflecting on the year with a whole month left but it’s been an eventful year, to say the least. There’s been no shortage of negativity around the world this year, but as 2020 winds to a close, I believe there’s cause for optimism.
It might be easy to forget for some given how quickly the world of football moves but 2020 was the year Celtic won nine-in-a-row. The club has existed for 133 years and Celtic have won nine-in-a-row twice.
Those achievements take a while to sink in and it’s worth savouring that incredible success, because we may never have those moments fresh in our memories ever again.
The players who made that possible are still here in the team and that experience will inevitably play a part in deciding where the league trophy ends up at the end of the season.
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Christopher Jullien was a frustrated spectator as he recovered from injury, but now that he’s back, he’s determined to play his part along with his team-mates to get back to winning ways
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HISTORY OF PLAYERS
KEEP THE FAITH
Manager knows hard work can and will deliver an upturn in fortunes for his Celtic side
THE LAST WORD
NEXT week the Christmas edition of the Celtic View will be out, which means this will be the last column I write in 2020.
FOUNDATION CHRISTMAS APPEAL SPOTLIGHT: THE INVISIBLES
WE continue our spotlight series on the organisations we hope to support through this year’s Celtic FC Foundation Christmas Appeal, with a closer look at the work of The Invisibles, a Glasgow-based voluntary organisation, which aims to provide comfort to those living on the city’s streets.
LIVING THE DREAM
Danny Crainie was proud to wear the Hoops and he continues to back the team as a supporter
EVERYONE IS HURTING AT THE RUN WE'RE ON
IT was a disconsolate home dressing room at Celtic on Sunday, as the team reflected on their first domestic cup defeat in over four years.
9 from NINE
The View wants YOUR views on the Hoops’ remarkable decade of dominance
IT'S TIME TO GET DRESSED!
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AT HOME WITH Laila Ali
Laila Ali is much more than a boxer's daughter. The mom of two is a TV host and a wellness advocate, and she recently launched a line of outdoor furniture (shown here) with At Home. She shared entertaining advice, how she relaxes and more!
OBJ GOES LONG
Odell Beckham Jr. was once a short-term thinker who cashed every check he could. Then he discovered that real, lasting wealth required two things: a long-term mindset, and a deeper level of trust.
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More than half of England's major soccer clubs will be backed by US money. That has fans worried
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When Tom Brady said he was leaving the NFL, no one was happier than Gisele Bündchen then he went back on his word!
All Work and More Play
Only 24, South African footballer Fagrie Lakay has seen a resurgence in his career over the last year, moving to top Egyptian Premier League side Pyramids FC.
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Sadio Mané is as renowned for his skill on the pitch as he is for charity work in his home country
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