Today, Scottish football got a reminder of Celtic’s domestic dominance over the last decade-plus, but it didn’t come from Celtic Park.

It was actually provided by Rangers supporters at Livingston who, apparently disgruntled with a lack of success at Ibrox, summed up their woes during a period of remarkable Celtic excellence.

A banner was unveiled prior to kick-off which read, as reported by The Rangers Review: “Two trophies in eleven years, uphold the standards that matter.”

An apparent reference to comments made by Michael Beale about club standards last week, it’s a fairly odd thing for fans to come out with. Especially when they are due to play a cup final next week.

Looking online, it hasn’t gone down particularly well with a section of their support, though clearly match-going fans feel strongly about the issue.

Celtic have won a remarkable 20 major honours in the same time period, ten times the number of our rivals. We even went through an era of an unprecedented quadruple treble.

The two clubs go head to head at Hampden next Sunday for a chance to win the latest honour up for grabs – the Scottish League Cup.

Celtic facing Rangers in a cup final has actually been a rarity in recent years so there’ll a lot of hype around this one, especially with the Bhoys so dominant in the league and having a team that can potentially win a treble.

Both sides are going into the fixture in good form. Celtic beat Aberdeen 4-0 at Celtic Park today, with Michael Beale’s side winning 3-0 at Almondvale.

With the two teams also drawing at Ibrox in the last meeting, the smart money is on it being a tight encounter and nothing should be taken for granted – despite recent history being heavily on our side.

Get ready for a big week!

In other news, Ange Postecoglou delivers Reo Hatate verdict after Celtic win and it’s frightening for rivals.

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