BRENDAN Rodgers admitted last night that he and his Celtic players are feeling the heat after succumbing to the 2-1 defeat at Kilmarnock which make it the club’s worst league start for 20 years.
STEVE Clarke was assistant manager and Brendan Rodgers a lowly youth coach when they first made each other’s acquaintance at Chelsea and every now and then the Kilmarnock manager appears to enjoy reminding his Celtic counterpart of his seniority in their relationship.
Stuart Findlay’s late header secured 2-1 victory for Kilmarnock against Celtic in their Scottish Premiership match at Rugby Park. Leigh Griffiths gave Celtic a 1-0 first-half lead after Kirk Broadfoot failed to clear Kieran Tierney’s cross after 34 minutes. Greg Taylor hit the post before the Scotland striker found the net with a close-range diving…
JACK Byrne was humiliated and publicly pilloried by Oldham Athletic before effectively being kicked out at the end of last month, but the midfielder, who has found a new home at Kilmarnock, does not bear a grudge against his former employers.