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Stephen Craigan

Celtic and Rangers will relish chance to lay down a title marker in first Old Firm derby of the season

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Steven Gerrard

Old Firm games are never straightforward - we know that from past experience - but this one has more to contend with due to the coronavirus and, for the first time ever, an empty Celtic Park on derby day.

It will be a surreal experience for everyone involved, as this fixture is usually the one that players, fans and coaches look forward to most. It's the game where they get to flex their muscles and hold the power of the city, if even for a short spell.

I know it may be looked upon by some as just another three points but try telling that to the supporters who see it as a day to get one over on their rivals and have the bragging rights until the next one. As they say in Glasgow, it's more than just a game and second is last!