North of the Border

Swing City, Hearts still beating

December 30, 2011
By Neil White
Swing City

In the final game of the year, Celtic went to the top of the SPL for the first time with victory in the Old Firm derby against Rangers, the team they displace. Seven-and-a-half weeks earlier, they had trailed by 15 points. This win, at Celtic Park, was their ninth successive victory in the league.

Should Celtic hold their position across the second half of the season, the snapshot that will accompany images of their championship celebrations will be from Rugby Park, ...

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