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I'm not the only Bhoy to grab goals says Griffiths

Published 19/03/2016

Celtic ace Leigh Griffiths Photo: Jeff Holmes/PA Wire
Celtic ace Leigh Griffiths Photo: Jeff Holmes/PA Wire

Leigh Griffiths insists there are goals throughout the Celtic team - and he is not looking for extra congratulations for being the main supplier.

Griffiths has scored 35 goals in all competitions this season and no other Celtic player is in double figures.

The Scotland striker has struck in seven of the last eight games he has played but his side drew 0-0 with Dundee when he failed to find the net.

Celtic's quest for the double appears to rely on keeping the former Hibernian man fit but Griffiths does not feel he is doing anything special.

"It's my job," the 25-year-old said. "Nobody congratulates the postman for putting a letter through the postbox.

"I come here, train every day and work hard and my main focus is scoring goals, and that's what I do on a Saturday.

"We've got goals all over the place, it's not just me. It seems to be me that's scoring but if you look all over the team we have players who can score goals. If I wasn't scoring, I'm sure other boys would chip in."

Celtic go into today's Ladbrokes Premiership encounter at Kilmarnock one point ahead of Aberdeen, a situation which is intensifying the debate over manager Ronny Deila's performance.

Celtic will need to improve on this season's record against Killie to ensure they are top of the table tonight.

The Ayrshire side have held Celtic twice and are as desperate for the points as their visitors after slipping five points adrift in the relegation play-off spot.

Belfast Telegraph

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