After last weekends League Cup win over Rangers at Hampden, Celtic return to league action with a tricky away match to St Mirren.
We all know St Mirren are the only domestic team to beat Celtic this season, when they beat us earlier in the season in Paisley. I’m sure everyone at the club is focused on making sure a similar result doesn’t happen this time.
The Buddies are currently sitting 5th in the table with a record of 10 wins, 7 draws and 10 defeats. Their record in their last five matches has been mixed with 1-0 home defeat to Hibs, 5-1 defeat to Celtic in Scottish Cup, 2-1 defeat away to Motherwell, followed by a 1-0 win over Ross County and a 1-1 draw away to St Johnstone.
Rangers will be praying for a slip up from Celtic with them playing today earlier hoping to cut the gap at the top to six points.
The realisation is starting to seep through to some Rangers fans that they are a long way behind Celtic after last weeks win. Celtic controlled large parts of the game and should have won by a couple more goals, granted it did get a bit tense once they scored however the defence stood strong and snuffed out any chance of a Rangers comeback.
Is a treble incoming? It would take an almighty collapse for Celtic not to win the league, the Scottish Cup might be a bit more trickier due to the nature of knock out tournaments, if we beat Hearts away in Quarter-Final then we would have a good chance.
The work ethic within the team and the overall play has been a joy to watch under Ange and we can only progress further under his leadership.
Mick Kane hails from Glasgow. He has been hooked on Celtic since he went to his first game when he was 7. Celtic beat Hamilton 8-3 at Celtic Park on the 3rd of January 1987. His favourite player at the time, Brian McClair scored four goals.
He started going regular as a 16 year old when Celtic played at Hampden for the season, being a Southsider it meant a short train journey to get to Hampden. From then he has had a season ticket travelled around Europe for games as Celtic became the dominant force in Scottish football again. A nice change from growing up during Rangers run to 9 in a row.