Celtic crowned Scottish champions after 5-0 victory at Rugby Park

Celtic crowned Scottish champions after 5-0 victory at Rugby Park

Adam Idah (centre) celebrates his early goal. Alamy Stock Photo

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Republic of Ireland international scores early as Brendan Rodgers side beat Kilmarnock 5-0 for third title in a row.

CELTIC CLINCHED THEIR third consecutive Scottish Premiership in style as they produced one of their best performances of the season to beat Kilmarnock 5-0 at Rugby Park.

A third derby triumph of the campaign on Saturday had left Brendan Rodgers’ side needing just a point from their final two games to see off Rangers’ challenge and they made quick work of their first attempt at Rugby Park.

Goals from Adam Idah and Daizen Maeda had Celtic two ahead inside 12 minutes and James Forrest added a third before half-time.

Midfielder Matt O’Riley netted a second-half double to underline his unsurpassed contribution to the title success, taking his league goal tally to 17.

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The date and venue of Celtic’s triumph was significant. The away fans unveiled a huge banner of Tommy Burns before the game on the 16th anniversary of the death of the former Hoops and Killie player and manager, and the whole ground j

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