Celtic got the job done on Saturday, coming from behind to comfortably beat Hearts 4-1. We will be officially crowned champions with a draw away to Dundee United on Wednesday.
This has been a massive season from Ange and the players, so many doubted if Ange could do it when he came in, the turnover in players, everything pointed to this season being a transitional period. Instead the players have bought into Ange’s football philosophy as have the fans which now sees us on the cusp of a double.
Celtic will now have a pre-season before the Champions League begins, when was the last time we can say that? No early qualifiers this year, where we can face so many slip up’s. We will look to add a couple of new additions and can expect the Japanese players to come back refreshed. Next season could be even greater, remember, everyone who knew Ange said his second season is when he really has his teams playing!
United went down 2-0 at Ibrox at the weekend and are currently 4th with a record of 11 wins, 11 draws and 14 defeats. We have done well at Tannadice this season, the 3-0 win there in December was one of our best performances of the season, we then had another 3-0 win there in the cup in March.
More of the same will be welcome.
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.