BRENDAN RODGERS has now gone 45 league games unbeaten since taking over as Celtic manager in May 2016.
However, the Irishman is still well short of equalling Willie Maley’s outstanding record which was set between 1915 and 1917.
The longest-serving boss in the club’s history – in charge from 1897 to 1940 – went 62 matches 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.
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The CQN Podcast: A Celtic State of Mind (EP13) The Quality Street Gang Part 1
This week, ‘A Celtic State of Mind’ pays tribute to The Quality Street Gang.
In the first of a two-part series, Paul John Dykes interviews Billy Murdoch, Bobby Wraith, HughMcKellar and Lou Macari to discuss one of the finest crops of youngsters ever to emerge from Celtic Park.
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