Motherwell can draw on history in bid to deny Celtic a double treble | Ewan Murray

18 May 2018 03:52
For all the Old Firm’s dominance, no Scottish side has ever won consecutive domestic trebles and Celtic must guard against tiredness and complacency in the Scottish Cup finalMotherwell would be wasting their time should they apply a conventional approach in seeking to halt Celtic’s making of history. The last time a side – Rangers, in this instance – entered the Scottish Cup final looking to become the first to claim back-to-back domestic trebles, Dundee United’s approach under the eccentric Ivan Golac bore fruit.“On the Friday night in our hotel, BBC showed the scene and it was a party atmosphere,” recalls Craig Brewster, who scored the only goal of that 1994 final. “We travelled from Dundee on the Thursday afternoon and trained at a school on the Friday morning; we had to get taxis there and back. We were in a leisure centre at lunchtime where I met the captain of East Kilbride golf club, who invited me up to their driving range in the afternoon. It was scorching hot; some of the boys went to Hamilton races.” Related: Don’t laugh, but Scottish football really is on the rise after years in the doldrums | Kevin McKenna Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian