25th September 2018
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Spurs defeated 2-1 by Celtic

Lerwick Celtic broke Spurs’ run of league titles with a 2-1 victory in the deciding play-off.

Roy Wood’s far post header put Celtic in control of the tie early in the first half after a spell of pressure.

Spurs grew into the game but failed rarely properly tested Celtic’s goalkeeper aside from a disallowed goal for offside.

Celtic started the second half brightly, and had a Connor Regan penalty saved. Jordan Thomason then had a chance from the spot and, in spite of Grant Wood saving once more, Thomason followed up to put Celtic 2-0 up.

Paul Molloy broke the offside trap and finished powerfully for 2-1, ensuring a nervy finish, but Celtic held on in an enthralling game.

Celtic captain Joel Bradley accepted the G&S Flooring Premier League trophy from Shetland Football Association president Irvine Burgess, with both teams commended for their part in a fitting end to an entertaining season.

• See next week’s Shetland Times for a full report and pictures.

4 comments

  1. EHaydn Gear

    And Wales won and the old enemy LOST . Cymru am byth !!!

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    • Ali Inkster

      Whose old enemy Haydn?

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  2. Michael Grant

    What game were you watching,The celtic keeper pulled off to great saves in the 1st half.

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  3. Haydn Gear

    Ali, are you joking or have you not noticed or been aware that the English have never had high regard for Wales or Scotland? Without any doubt at all Wales has been overrun and pillaged. It may only be symbolic now but it should be clearly evident that beating ” the old enemy” gives a great deal of edge to a game of rugby . Those three points(28 to 25) made a nation happy. When Wales play Scotland and Ireland that kind of edge and sense of recrimination does not feature prominently.

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