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‘THE END FOR ME? I DON’T KNOW,’ ANSWERS LENNY

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NEIL LENNON admits he doesn’t know if it is the end for him at Celtic.

The pressure is mounting on the beleaguered manager after the champions threw away two more careless points in the 1-1 draw against St Johnstone at Parkhead today.

The most recent flop means the Hoops have dropped more points after 14 games than they did in last season’s truncated 30-game Premiership campaign where they won their ninth successive title.

This time around, they have been a shadow of that all-conquering outfit as they squandered ELEVEN points with a defeat against Steven Gerrard’s Ibrox side and draws against Kilmarnock, Aberdeen, Hibs and now the Perth side.

Last term, they conceded 10, losing twice and drawing twice.

The team’s abysmal performances have also seen them knocked out of the Champions League, Europa League Cup and Betfred League Cup inside three months while slumping 13 points adrift of the Govan club although they have two games in hand.

TROUBLE IN PARADISE…Neil Lennon during yje 1-1 stalemate against St Johnstone. 

The furious fans are clamouring for the manager’s head with the team, who play Hearts in the delayed Scottish Cup Final in a fortnight’s time, in danger of toppling into oblivion before the turn of the year.

Lennon, 49, speaking to BBC Sportsound, said: “Do I feel it’s the end for me? I don’t know

“Can I turn it around? I’ve done nothing but try and bring success to the club, we’re going through a real bad period at the minute. I’ve been through bad periods before.

“Can I turn it around? Yeah, of course I can. Will I get the time to do it? Well, I’ve already been told the club are with me.

“But it’s a results-driven business and results aren’t what they should be.

“It’s not a question of me feeling I deserve anything, I’m grateful for the opportunity to manage this club and I am very proud to continue to do so.”

Lennon was clearly irked when BBC reporter Kheredine Idessane asked whether or not time was up.

The Hoops gaffer answered: “I don’t fear anything, you’re asking all these negative questions, Kheridine, you’re asking questions about my job.

“The club have already come out this week and said they back me, what more do you want them to do?

“I agree, the results aren’t good enough, it will improve, I have no question of that, whether it’s on me or not, we’ll wait and see.

“But I cannot answers questions that you’re asking.”

Celtic had to rely on a header from substitute Mohamed Elyounoussi to give them a point after the Saints had scored through Chris Kane with their only shot on target.

The home defence have had only one clean sheet in their last 12 games while conceding 28 goals.

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