Matt O'riley


Matt O’Riley defiant as Celtic bounce back from contentious penalty decision

Celtic midfielder Matt O’Riley issued a defiant “they still can’t stop us” message after his side bounced back from a contentious penalty decision to move nine points clear in the cinch Premiership. O’Riley was penalised for handball in Saturday’s 2-1 win over Ross County when the...
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Celtic’s Matt O’Riley makes Leicester City admission

Celtic pulled off a transfer masterstroke when they signed Matt O’Riley in January, when a potential move for Riley McGree failed to transpire. Back then, there were a number of question marks about the player. While the former Fulham youth star had shown a lot of promise at MK Dons, he was still playing at the League One level and some fans were worried that he might not be able to get it done in the Scottish top flight.
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Matt O’Riley fully focused on Celtic amid Leicester City interest

We reported earlier in the week that Brendan Rodgers – who has yet to make a signing this summer for Leicester City and has apparently been told he has to generate his own funds by selling the deadwood at the club – has his eye on Celtic midfielder Matt O’Riley.
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Celtic boss responds to Matt O’Riley to Leicester City rumours

Celtic finished the 2021/22 season as the champions of Scotland as well as the Scottish League Cup winners. The Hoops have done very well in the summer transfer window too. Not only have they managed to add new players like Alexandro Bernabei, Benjamin Siegrist, Aaron Mooy and Moritz Jenz to reinforce the squad, but they have also kept hold of players like Jota, Cameron Carter-Vickers and Daizen Maeda, by signing them permanently after brilliant loan spells.

Video – New Bhoy Moritz Jenz sold on Celtic by old teammate Matt O’Riley

One of Celtic’s newest recruits has revealed that he was desperate to play in the green and white hoops after being sold on it by Matt O’Riley. Moritz Jenz has insisted he was always looking to sign for Ange Postecoglou’s side after interest in him last summer when he was playing in Switzerland with Lausanne-Sport.

Matt O’Riley not overly concerned by pre-season errors at Celtic

Celtic midfielder Matt O’Riley insists making mistakes is a vital part of pre-season. The Scottish champions drew 2-2 with Blackburn on Saturday to make it seven goals conceded in their last three friendlies. They have scored a total of 16 goals in four games with exciting encounters with Rapid...

Matt O’Riley happy to brush off cobwebs with Celtic opener ahead of new season

Celtic’s Matt O’Riley was happy to brush off the cobwebs in Saturday’s 3-3 draw against Rapid Vienna as he prepares for a new campaign. The 21-year-old midfielder was given the first 45 minutes of the friendly in the Allianz Stadion in Austria and he opened the scoring in the ninth minute with a strike from the edge of the box.

Matt O’Riley opens up about being left out of Celtic’s starting XI

When Celtic signed Matt O’Riley from MK Dons in the January transfer window, quite a few eyebrows had been raised. Initially, the club had been linked with Riley McGree. But when that failed to transpire, the Hoops appeared to swiftly complete a move for the former Fulham midfielder, who had been impressing in the League One. There were question marks though about whether he would be able to handle the jump to the Premiership.

Celtic injury update on Matt O’Riley after Glasgow Derby

Matt O’Riley must have been hoping to play a much bigger part in Celtic’s win against the Rangers at Ibrox, than he ended up doing. The former MK Dons star was brought on as a substitute in the second half, before being brought off, as he suffered a knock during the game. Thus, it is safe to say that a lot of fans will be worried about the situation of the midfielder.

Celtic’s Matt O’Riley ‘buzzing’ to play in ‘crazy’ Hampden cup atmosphere

Celtic midfielder Matt O’Riley is excited about the “crazy” Hampden atmosphere that awaits after his side were paired with Rangers in the Scottish Cup semi-finals. The January signing from MK Dons enjoyed a hugely successful derby debut when Celtic beat Rangers 3-0 at Parkhead last month and he was taken aback by the feeling inside the stadium.

Matt O’Riley on Tom Rogic and Bodo/Glimt beating Celtic’s press

During Celtic’s League win over Motherwell last month a series of substitutions led to Matt O’Riley and Tom Rogic partnering each other in the dual No.8 roles in Ange Postecoglou’s midfield. Celtic were in the process of defeating the Steelmen 4-0 and no-one batted an eyelid. The...

Matt O’Riley reveals what Celtic dressing room said after Bodo/Glimt loss

Celtic will need to bounce back from their midweek defeat at the hands of Bodo/Glimt. The Norwegian champions walked out of Parkhead with a 3-1 win in the first leg of their UEFA Europa Conference League tie, meaning that the Hoops have a mountain to climb when they travel to Norway for the second leg. The situation is far from ideal for Ange Postecoglou’s side to say the least.

Matt O’Riley reveals what Ange Postecoglou told him before Celtic move

Matt O’Riley joined Celtic in the recent January transfer window from League One side MK Dons and it is safe to say that many eyebrows were raised when the move was made. Fans wondered whether the midfielder could make the jump from the third division of English football to the Scottish Premiership. Also, there were question marks about whether he would get minutes ahead of players like Tom Rogic, David Turnbull and others.

Matt O’Riley names Celtic’s most technically gifted star

Celtic have undergone a squad transformation this season under the management of Ange Postecoglou. They signed twelve players in the summer transfer window and then added five more to their ranks last month. And it is pretty clear the club have improved drastically from last season, as they sit at the top of the Premiership table and have already won the Scottish League Cup.

Matt O’Riley believes quality of team-mates have helped him settle at Celtic

Matt O’Riley admits the quality of his team-mates has made adapting to life at Celtic a smooth process but the midfielder felt he needed to score to truly settle down. The former MK Dons midfielder produced his first goal for Celtic during Wednesday’s 3-2 win at Aberdeen. The...

Matt O'Riley: Can new Celtic midfielder be surprise Old Firm star?

Venue: Celtic Park Date: Wednesday, 2 February Time: 19:45 GMT. Coverage: Listen to live commentary on Sportsound and follow live text updates on the BBC Sport website and app. "I don't sign players, I sign people". They were Ange Postecoglou's words as Matt O'Riley arrived at Celtic Park. Two games...