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Leigh Griffiths says his Celtic return is close after spending a month out of action for personal reasons

Leigh Griffiths says his Celtic return is close after spending a month out of action for personal reasons

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comeback close The Scotsman dropped a major hint on social media that he is closing in on a comeback Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths has said he will soon be back scoring goals and lifting trophies for the Bhoys. The Scotsman has spent a month out of the game to seek professional help and deal with off-field issues. Leigh Griffiths has taken some time out of the game But he dropped a major hint on social media that he is closing in on a comeback. Griffiths retweeted a supportive message from a Celtic fan which featured a video of him lifting silverware and scoring goals for club and country. In response to the video, he tweeted: “Not long before I’m back doing all this!” On Sunday, the 28-year-old said he was off work “...
Celtic 1-0 Rosenborg: Leigh Griffiths scores late winner off the bench to send Celtic Park wild

Celtic 1-0 Rosenborg: Leigh Griffiths scores late winner off the bench to send Celtic Park wild

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MATCH REPORT Brendan Rodgers' men finally found a way past the stubborn Norwegians to secure three vital Europa League points Leigh Griffiths came off the bench to score a late winner for Celtic in their Europa League Group B opener against old foes Rosenborg at Parkhead. The Hoops knocked the Norwegian outfit out of the Champions League qualifiers earlier in the season and also in 2017. Leigh Griffiths celebrates scoring the winner That familiarity appeared to contribute to an insipid first 45 minutes which ended with visiting keeper Andre Hansen touching a shot from Odsonne Edouard on to the outside of the post. The Scottish champions continued their struggle in the second half until the 87th minute when Griffiths, on for Edouard, headed in...
Super League: Widnes 36-10 Leigh: Vikings see off fellow strugglers

Super League: Widnes 36-10 Leigh: Vikings see off fellow strugglers

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Australian duo Chris Houston and Corey Thompson scored doubles as the Widnes beat Leigh 36-10 in the battle of two of Super League's strugglers.Widnes and Leigh have been slugging it out at the foot of the table since April but the Vikings, who welcomed back a ruck of stars, put in an assured first-half display where they ran in four tries, which was enough for Denis Betts' men to get the job done despite a second-half stutter.As a result, they climb off the bottom of the table and are replaced by Leigh, with a point between the two.The home side were well ahead in the energy battle and it showed in a high-octane 20 minutes where the Vikings laid down a marker.The shot in the arm came early after they welcomed back experienced trio Joe Mellor, Lloyd White and Chris Bridge, all players who ...