Celtic legend Frank McAvennie can see parallels between the team he played in which won the league and cup double in 1988 and the current Celtic side.

This Celtic team has the chance of going one better than that famous side, as they stand on the verge of winning a domestic treble.

“I can see parallels between the centenary season and this current season, with the amount of late goals going in” he admitted to the Scottish Sun.

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“Hope they do it a lot easier”

“But I hope they do it a lot easier than we did in 1988. I just find it funny when people say Celtic are lucky scoring a winner in the 95th minute. Celtic have always done that.”

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Celtic have found late winners in three big games recently, against Kilmarnock, Hearts and Dundee.

Whilst the 1988 double winning side scored last minute winners in the Scottish Cup against Hearts and Dundee United. McAvennie himself scored the winner in the final against the Tannadice side.

 

Never-say-day attitude

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Both sides certainly had that never-say-die attitude and fighting spirit which has defined many Celtic sides. However, arguably the current side is more talented than the 1988 side.

They can prove that by winning a third domestic treble in three seasons. The next step in that quest comes against Aberdeen in the Scottish Cup on Sunday.

The way things have gone this season, it will probably be another last minute winner which clinches the win for the Bhoys.