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RODGERS STILL TRAILS MALEY

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BRENDAN RODGERS led Celtic to their 48th successive unbeaten league game against Aberdeen at Pittodrie last night.

But the Hoops boss is still FOURTEEN Premiership matches short of the club record.

Rodgers has not lost to a Scottish team in any competition – stretching 61 games – since taking over as manager in May 2016.

However, the Irishman is still trailing Willie Maley’s outstanding record which was set between 1915 and 1917.

There was some confusion last night after Brendan was asked about the Maley record.

The longest-serving boss in the club’s history – in charge from 1897 to 1940 – went 62 matches in the old First Division without a loss in a remarkable sequence.

It started with a 2-0 victory over Kilmarnock at Parkhead on November 20, 1915 and continued through the entire 1916 campaign.

Ironically, it was the Rugby Park side who brought the astonishing run to a halt when they reversed the 2-0 scoreline on April 21, 1917 in Glasgow.

Meanwhile in Govania…


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