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Scottish Cup final may move from traditional slot for TV deal

The Scottish Cup Final could be moved from its 
traditional 3pm Saturday afternoon kick-off time in order to accommodate a new TV deal.

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Celtic's Callum McGregor in action during the cup final. Picture: John Devlin

James McFadden: Callum McGregor will become Scotland regular

His name is on a lengthy list of absentees from Scotland’s end-of-season trip to Peru and Mexico but Callum McGregor will be a major presence in the bid to reach the Euro 2020 finals, according to James McFadden.

Jozo Simunovic celebrates with the William Hill Scottish Cup after the 2-0 final defeat ofMotherwell. Picture Craig Williamson/SNS

Jozo Simunovic: I’ll stay and fight for Celtic place

Jozo Simunovic has revealed a heart-to-heart meeting with manager Brendan Rodgers has left him content to stay at Celtic and fight to regain his first team place.

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Agent explains why Michael O’Halloran watched Cup final in Celtic end

The agent of Michael O’Halloran has explained why the Rangers winger was spotted among Celtic fans during Saturday’s Scottish Cup final.

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Brendan Rodgers holds aloft the Scottish Cup following Saturday's comfortable win against Motherwell. Caption: John Devlin.

Lying on beach helps Celtic’s Brendan Rodgers earn place in the sun

Creating history can be as draining as it is rewarding. Brendan Rodgers most certainly deserves some serious R&R as he heads out on holiday to Majorca today.

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Callum McGregor, with his weaker right foot, fires the ball beyond Trevor Carson for Celtic's opening goal. Picture: SNS.

Muted Motherwell find Celtic immortals in ruthless mood

There have been better Scottish Cup finals and those dripping with more drama and intrigue but there has 
never been, and probably never will be, one signifying such sustained excellence.

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Motherwell skipper Carl McHugh, left, and Gael Bigirimana at full-time. Picture: SNS.

Bigirimana anxious cup final defeats don’t dim Motherwell’s fine season

Substitute Gael Bigirimana was robbed of one of the great Hampden free-kick goals when his late effort hit the junction of Craig Gordon’s post and crossbar.

19/05/18 WILLIAM HILL SCOTTISH CUP FINAL' MOTHERWELL v CELTIC' HAMPDEN PARK - GLASGOW' Craig Gordon celebrates as Celtic win the Scottish Cup Final

Just like Celtic, hungry Craig Gordon shows no signs of easing up

Scott Bain spent last week hoping he might have the chance to 
play in a Scottish Cup final. In reality he never had an earthly.

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Chris Cadden looks dejected at full time. Picture: SNS

Chris Cadden: Motherwell showed Celtic too much respect

Suited and booted in their cup final get-ups, Motherwell were dressed for the occasion but as soon as Celtic laid bare their own ambitions, with a dominant first-half performance, there was no fashioning out the desired outcome.

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Celtic's Callum McGregor celebrates scoring in the Scottish Cup final. Picture: Bill Murray/SNS

Callum McGregor closing in on legend status at Celtic

It was a target they set themselves almost as soon as they had sealed last season’s treble and the unwavering march towards a repeat performance culminated yesterday as the Celtic players again rose to the occasion.

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Brendan Rodgers and the Celtic players on the open top bus as it makes it way to Parkhead. Picture: SNS/Ross Parker

Brendan Rodgers sets sights on the treble treble for Celtic

The relentless drive Brendan Rodgers has instilled in Celtic shone through as he dared set his sights on a treble-treble just moments after his side had clinched the Scottish Cup.

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Celtic's Scott Brown competes with Motherwell's Curtis Main. Picture: SNS/Craig Foy

Five things we learned from Celtic 2 - 0 Motherwell

Joel Sked gives his take on Celtic’s 2 - 0 win over Motherwell in the Scottish Cup final

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In pictures: How players on each side rated in Celtic 2 - 0 Motherwell

Marks out of ten for every player after Celtic claimed the double treble with a 2-0 win over Motherwell.

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Head over heels: Olivier Ntcham celebrates his goal in acrobatic style. Photograph: John Devlin

Aidan Smith: A right royal rumble but Motherwell not invited

It can be daunting to enter a world where the other side are a whole lot more familiar with the etiquette. In fact, didn’t Celtic and the Windsors in their respective realms pretty much invent it?

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers with the William Hill Scottish Cup trophy. Picture: SNS/Craig Williamson

Brendan Rodgers vows to push Celtic stars harder after cup win

Brendan Rodgers has vowed to keep pushing Celtic forward after the club completed the double treble with the 2-0 win over Motherwell in the Scottish Cup final.

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Olivier Ntcham makes it 2-0. Picture: John Devlin

Celtic 2 - 0 Motherwell: Celtic cruise to double treble success

Celtic under Brendan Rodgers have redrawn the parameters of the possible in the Scottish game. Fitting, then, that there were some pretty pictures sketched out at Hampden as they achieved what had proved impossible for the previous 71 seasons in becoming the first team to claim back-to-back trebles.

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Motherwell skipper Carl McHugh vows his side will play their usual physical game against Celtic. Picture: SNS.

Tracksuits go for a Burton as Motherwell turn on the style

Sometimes aesthetics are important. A side knocked for a style of play that has been described as more robust than refined, Motherwell don’t give a jot what anyone thinks about that. But the players have decided to up the ante when it comes to off-field style.

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Celtic striker Moussa Dembele is tackled by Carl McHugh of Motherwell during the League Cup final at Hampden in November. Picture: Getty.

Celtic reach final hurdle in quest for ‘double treble’

Only two men have ever 
previously stood in the shoes Brendan Rodgers finds 
himself in at Hampden this 

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James Forrest with the William Hill Scottish Cup at the Celtic training ground. Picture: Craig Williamson/SNS

James Forrest scales heights with Celtic after getting back on rails

The time to reflect on his Celtic career is not now for James Forrest. Yet, as the 26-year-old seeks to cap his annus mirabilis
with a Scottish Cup victory over Motherwell today that would clinch Brendan Rodgers’ men a second successive treble, surely he must allow himself moments of wonder about the distance he has travelled. In so many respects.

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Patrick Roberts in action for Celtic. Picture: Rob Casey

Celtic’s Patrick Roberts sees himself climbing Everest back at City

Patrick Roberts may have the opportunity to go out with the biggest of bangs this afternoon. Even a double-treble earning Scottish Cup final triumph, though, wouldn’t mask the fact that will be departing Celtic with a whimper.

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