Throughout many dark days in the eighties and nineties the old trophy barely paid a visit to the east end although it is always fondly recalled from the events of October 1957.
Jock Sein’s great side won it five years running- in August next year that will be the task for the hoops on the back of today’s dramatic triumph.
This is how it feels to be Celtic….??????? pic.twitter.com/OLHT8QX3ok
— Michael McCahill (@MickMcCahill) December 8, 2019
The record books will highlight Chris Jullien as the match-winner but the Frenchman will be among the first to admit that the match will be recalled as the Big Fraz Final.
Alfredo Morelos had half a dozen chances to score with Forster even turning away a 63rd minute penalty.
Lennon will excuse most of his squad the midweek trip to Romania, if they can win the five SPFL matches remaining in 2019 they’ll be well on course for a fourth successive treble and further glory.