Which three Celtic stars have become invincible for a second time?
The current Celtic squad have added their names to an illustrious band of European Invincibles. But which three Celtic players have achieved the feat for a second time?
PRESTON NORTH END - The original ‘Invincibles’ were unbeaten throughout the inaugural season of the Football League in 1888/89 and won the FA Cup without conceding a goal.
CELTIC - Celtic’s only other unbeaten campaign came in 1897/98 when they won 15 games and drew three to regain the Scottish Football League title.
RANGERS - Celtic’s Old Firm rivals surpassed their feat the following season, winning all 18 games, scoring 79 goals and conceding 18 in the process.
STEAUA BUCHAREST - The Romanians achieved the feat in two successive campaigns not long after their European Cup triumph in 1986. Steaua went 104 league games unbeaten in a run stretching over three seasons from 1987-89.
AC MILAN - Marco van Basten scored 25 goals as they beat Juventus to the title by eight points in 1991/92 with Ruud Gullit and Frank Rijkaard completing an influential Dutch trio.
ARSENAL - Kolo Toure came on towards the end of Celtic’s win over Hearts to round off his second unbeaten league season with his first coming with Arsene Wenger’s ‘Invincibles’ in 2003/04.
ROSENBORG - Mikael Lustig achieved the feat in Norway in 2010 before moving to Celtic the following year. But the Swede has already stated this season would outweigh his earlier undefeated campaign, as his side only had to play 30 games.
JUVENTUS - Current Chelsea boss Antonio Conte’s side brought the Serie A title back to Turin following a nine-year absence after winning 23 games and drawing 15 in 2011/12.
DINAMO ZAGREB - Celtic centre-back Jozo Simunovic has now gone through two of his last three seasons in football undefeated in the league, having clinched the Croatian title in 2014/15.
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