MARTIN O’NEILL guided Celtic to a silverware clean sweep in his managerial debut campaign in 2000/01.
The Irishman came in with the force of a hurricane after the Hoops had limped through the previous league season and had been knocked out of the Scottish Cup following the infamous 3-1 home loss to Inverness Caley Thistle.
Rookie boss John Barnes was sacked in the immediate aftermath and club legend Kenny Dalglish took over in a caretaker capacity until O’Neill assumed control in the summer.
The former Northern Ireland international star quit Leicester City to move to Glasgow and realised he had to hit the ground running.
How much can you remember about O’Neill’s first title winner and that of other Celtic managers this century?
Have a go on CQN’s fun five-minute quiz to test your knowledge.
LIFT-OFF…Martin O’Neill leaps for joy with Celtic on course for a title success in his debut campaign of 2000/01.
1: Martin O’Neill sealed his first title when Celtic beat St Mirren 1-0 at Parkhead on April 7 2001. Who scored the only goal of the game?
2: Gordon Strachan enjoyed his first championship success when the Hoops defeated Hearts 1-0 in Glasgow on April 5 2006. Who claimed the solitary strike?
3: Ronny Deila’s last game for Celtic was a 7-0 home win over Motherwell on May 15 2016. There were several different goalscorers that day. Can you identify them?
4: Brendan Rodgers kicked off with a 2-1 victory over Hearts at Tynecastle on August 7 2016 on his way to a treble. James Forrest scored the first goal. Who hit the winner?
5: Ange Postecoglou enjoyed title success in his debut term when Celtic drew 1-1 with Dundee United at Tannadice on May 11 2022. Who scored the Hoops’ goal?
The answers will be provided when the starting line-up is confirmed in CQN later today.
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