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Brendan Rodgers hails Celtic's lifetime achievement


By Jim Gracey

Buoyant Brendan Rodgers looked forward to completing a Scottish domestic treble next weekend by declaring his side's historic unbeaten League record as a once in a lifetime achievement.

Rodgers could not contain his pride as he lifted the Scottish League trophy at the end of a hugely successful first season as boss.

A 2-0 Parkhead win over Hearts completed a remarkable run of 34 victories and four draws to seal a record 106-point tally as Celtic won their sixth title in a row.

Now, as he looks to add the Scottish Cup to the championship and League Cup in this Saturday's final again Aberdeen, Carnlough man Rodgers (44) declared: "It will never be done again in our lifetime. You just look at when it was done before - in the 1890s and it was only an 18-game season. This is a 38-game season and with so many variables in football, that's what makes it a brilliant achievement.

"It is fitting that the team could honour the Lisbon Lions' 50th anniversary by playing in a way synonymous with that great Celtic team."

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