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The inquest will now begin on just how Celtic have managed to fall 19 points behind their Glasgow rivals Rangers.

The inquest will now begin on just how Celtic have managed to fall 19 points behind their Glasgow rivals Rangers.

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Celtic have been heavily criticised for going on a warm weather training trip to Dubai

Celtic have been heavily criticised for going on a warm weather training trip to Dubai

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Own goal: Celtic’s Callum McGregor rises highest but heads Rangers into the lead

Own goal: Celtic’s Callum McGregor rises highest but heads Rangers into the lead

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The inquest will now begin on just how Celtic have managed to fall 19 points behind their Glasgow rivals Rangers.

Saturday's Old Firm derby wasn't the classic everyone expected but, as always, it was full of intrigue and littered with talking points.

As happens regularly in games of such importance, it's not always the team that plays the best on the day that wins and that was clearly the case at Ibrox at the weekend.

I fully expected a fired-up Celtic team that was fighting to keep their title hopes alive and that's exactly what they delivered, particularly in the first half.


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