Date: 22nd May 2019 at 7:47am
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The level of pettiness over Celtic’s run of success shows no sign of ending.

Last night an 80th minute SPFL table surfaced showing that if goals scored beyond the 80th minute were discounted the title would have gone to Ibrox on goal difference!

All season long Celtic fans have heard about how the gap had closed, although Celtic’s points tally was higher than last term any fictional closing of the gap was mainly down to the hoops being on the slide rather than a challenge from elsewhere.

Back in December when Steven Gerrard’s side drew level with the hoops the euphoria lasted almost a month until Kilmarnock brought Jermain Defoe and Steve Davis back to earth.

When Brendan Rodgers left Celtic for Leicester another golden opportunity was presented but Neil Lennon quickly proved once again that it is the hope that kills them.

After winning at Tynecastle at the start of December Gerrard’s coaching team were chest pumping as they celebrated going to the top of the league- three days later Betfred Cup runners up Aberdeen burst that bubble by winning at Ibrox.

Losing at Kilmarnock will put a slight dent in the close season euphoria but it won’t be far away as new stars join Jake Hastie and Jordan Jones at the 80 minute champions.