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The mass brawl during the Celtic-Hearts game on this day in 1989

Round-up the usual stories

  • Chris Davies had a good laugh about some comments by Rangers' new manager
  • Lee Congerton expanded more on his new role at Celtic
  • Callum McGregor talked about his upcoming 100th appearance for Celtic
  • Tom Rogic is still a few weeks away from full fitness according to Chris Davies
  • Add Juventus to the ludicrously long list of clubs keeping tabs on Moussa Dembele
  • There will be a preview on the site later on of tomorrow's game against Dundee, potentially the game Celtic where can clinch the title of course
  • ON THIS DAY: In 1989, in the Scottish Cup quarter-final Celtic defeated Hearts 2-1 at Celtic Park in a tempestuous game, that featured three red cards. After Mark McGhee and a Roy Aitken penalty put Celtic 2-0 ahead, Hearts' Alan McLaren was sent-off for persistent dissent then a mass brawl in the centre-circle ended up with the dismissals of Mick McCarthy and future Celt Tosh McKinlay. To complete the CHAOS, later in the game John Robertson punched Tommy Burns in an incident missed by the referee. Eamonn Bannon pulled a goal back for Hearts in the second-half but Celtic held on for the win. Interesting side note: this was the last game of Frank McAvennie's first spell at Celtic, he rejoined West Ham the next day. Watch full highlights of this unique game below.