Date: 1st January 2017 at 6:30pm
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After a marathon fixture list through December the Celtic players had plenty to celebrate as they enjoyed a 2-1 win to take their SPFL points tally to 58 points out of a possible 60.

It has been a tough demanding month but with a 19 point lead over Sevco, or 18 if Aberdeen win their game in hand, the title looks destined for Celtic Park with only the date and venue for confirmation to be decided.

This time next week the players will be in Dubai, some are probably on their way over there on holiday right now, but it took a gruelling 90 minutes in an Ibrox storm to secure the 19 point lead.

Throughout the season to date there has been a great focus and determination from the players, they know the expectations and have survived and surpassed every challenge.

Domestically they’ve been behind three times this season, at Inverness, Motherwell and at Ibrox but in every match they’ve responded to that challenge and came out as winners.

When the season resumes it’ll be against Albion Rovers in the Scottish Cup as a new trophy emerges with five wins needed to deliver the treble.

Should they overcome the odds and add the Scottish Cup to the SPFL title and BetFred League Cup then the celebrations at Hampden will be very special.