Ange Postecoglou and Celtic have tended to do their talking on the pitch.

If the Hoops can overcome Rangers at Hampden on Sunday, it’ll be three trophies from a possible four, with the league also firmly in our hands.

Postecoglou has become known for his brilliant media quotes in his 18 months in Scotland, but he has always remained respectful.

Ange Postecoglou after our 4-0 win over Rangers in September
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That goes for his players too. Remember Jota after our 4-0 win over Rangers in September?

Asked by BBC Scotland if the league was already over, the winger replied: “Things don’t work like that, this is football. It is game after game.

“Until May, there is plenty of football to play. So, just chill. We have plenty of stuff to do.”

Perhaps our rivals across the city should take a leaf out of our book, and do their talking on the pitch.

Since Michael Beale was appointed in December we’ve had to put up with a real Celtic obsession in the media.

The Gers boss has called Ange Postecoglou “lucky” and ended up in a spat with Chris Sutton, among other things.

Today, their attacker Fashion Sakala has branded us “the other mob”, saying: “Obviously, I know how important the game is when you play the other mob.” (Daily Record)

While this is hardly crime of the century, and more amusing than anything, it does seem like another blatant attempt at playing to the gallery.

Fashion Sakala battles with Carl Starfelt in January's derby
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Can you imagine Jota, or our captain Callum McGregor, involving themselves in such cheap nonsense?

Tomorrow or Friday, we are likely to hear from a Celtic player at a press conference. There has been little noise coming out of Lennoxtown this week, with the team clearly hard at work.

Yesterday, Postecoglou was keen to play down any talk of a treble, showing respect to the rest.

Celtic will conduct themselves with class under the Aussie.

In other news, Hearts will have an entire section devoted to their ultras for our Scottish Cup tie next month

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