Celtic end 92-year wait for Scottish Cup semi win over Rangers

Scott Sinclair celebrates having put Celtic 2-0 up. Picture: SNS
Scott Sinclair celebrates having put Celtic 2-0 up. Picture: SNS
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Celtic have ended a 92-year wait to defeat their biggest rivals in a Scottish Cup semi-final after today’s 2-0 win over Rangers at Hampden Park.

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Goals from Callum McGregor and Scott Sinclair kept Brendan Rodgers’ side on course for the treble.

In order to reach the Scottish Cup final, they managed to do something a Celtic side hadn’t done since 1925.

Back then, Jimmy McGrory’s hat-trick helped Celtic on their way to the final as they ran out 5-0 winners at Hampden over a Rangers side that would go on to win the title.

Celtic would win the cup by defeating Dundee, McGrory getting on the scoresheet again in a 2-1 win.

Until Sunday’s game, the clubs had met six times at the semi-final stage, with Celtic failing to win a single one.

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