Saturday will see a triumphant homecoming for Celtic after what seems like an age since we played on the hallowed turf.
It is fact only a few weeks since we ran out 4-0 winners over Ross County before the international break interrupted the league season and last weekend’s visit to Ibrox.
The game last week saw Celtic stretch our lead to six points with a great second half defensive performance stopping Sevco from coming close with an equaliser in the 2-1 hoops win.
Tom Rogic looked finished at the club before Ange Postecoglou arrived, the Aussie has not only reached levels that he had under Brendan Rodgers but, in my opinion, surpassed them and playing the best he has. Tom has always loved a goal against Rangers and is now reaching the levels of Thompson, Sutton and Hartson although his six goals are still a bit away from the 15 Larsson scored against them.
St Johnstone are in decent form having had a tough season so far, the Saintes are unbeaten in their last three with a 1-0 win over Livingston last week. Celtic have beaten St Johnstone three times this season, twice in the league and the other in the semi-final of the League Cup.
The last match between the sides was a 3-1 win at MacDiarmid Park on Boxing Day. This was the last time we seen Kyogo play before he went off injured, we could see him return tomorrow. Despite their recent good form, St Johnstone still find themselves second bottom of the league, six ahead of Dundee and six behind both Aberdeen and St Mirren and automatic safety.
A win over St Johnstone would take Celtic nine points clear with Rangers away to St Mirren on Sunday.
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.