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  • Stylish Celts put Shamrock Rovers to the sword in Dublin

    Stylish Celts put Shamrock Rovers to the sword in Dublin

    By: Laith Al Naeme in Dublin on 08 Jul, 2017 17:15

  • Pre-season Friendly
    Tallaght Stadium, Dublin
    Saturday July 8, 2017

    (Lustig 10, Armstrong 23, 69, Dembele 28, Sinclair 41, 66, Hayes 81, Rogic, 86)


    DUBLIN Bhoy Jonny Hayes grabbed his first goal for the Hoops as Celtic cruised to victory at the Tallaght Stadium in Ireland. There were plenty of positives for Brendan Rodgers as his side now turn their attentions to Friday’s UEFA Champions League second qualifying round match away to Linfield.

    The manager had made three changes to his team following the draw against Slavia Prague on Tuesday night. Moussa Dembele, Stuart Armstrong and Erik Sviatchenko started in place of Leigh Griffiths, Callum McGregor and the injured Dedryck Boyata.

    It was the Irish side who threatened first inside the opening minute when Boyd broke clear down the middle from a set-piece. His header, however, fell wide of the pos