Celtic v Hamilton: Scottish Premiership – live!

02 August 2020 02:57
Updates from the 4.30pm BST kick-off at Celtic ParkEwan Murray: Celtic chase perfect 10th title in a rowAnd you can email Rob with your thoughts 3.57pm BST Pre-match reading Related: Celtic chase a perfect 10 but how long can two-team competition continue? | Ewan Murray 3.43pm BST Celtic (4-2-3-1) Bain; Frimpong, Jullien, Ajer, Taylor; Brown, McGregor; Forrest, Christie, Elyounoussi; Edouard.Substitutes: Barkas, Abd Elhamed, Bolingoli, Bitton, Soro, Ntcham, Rogic, Dembele, Klimala.Hamilton Academical (4-4-2) Fulton; Odoffin, Hamilton, Want, McMann; L Smith, Callachan, Martin, Hughes; Winter, Moyo.Substitutes: Gourlay, Fjortoft, McKenna, Munro, Trafford, Mimnaugh, Owolabi, C Smith, Ogkmpoe. 12.11pm BST Hello. I doubt any team in world football will start the 2020-21 season with the same giddy optimism as Celtic. This is their chance to make history by winning a tenth Scottish title in a row. The record is nine, jointly held by Celtic (1966-74) and Rangers (1989-97), and Celtic supporters know that if they fail their team will have to go back to the first level. But if they succeed, they’ll be made for life. In a city where bragging rights count for so much, Wa Decima would be the ultimate conversation-finisher.The quest for 10 in a row starts with the pursuit of 13 in a row. Celtic have won their last 12 matches against today’s visitors Hamilton Academical and are huge favourites to beat them again. The Accies also have their eye on tenth - tenth place, that is, which would guarantee SPFL football for an eighth successive season. It wouldn’t compare to ten titles in a row, but it would still be a damn fine achievement. Continue readingreadfullarticle

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