Video: Larsson Scores As Celtic Lift The Title, On This Day

On this day in 2004, Celtic lifted the title despite a 2-1 home defeat to Dunfermline Athletic.

Nicholson gave the Pars a first half lead, before the King of Kings Henrik Larsson equalised a minute after the break. Dunfermline returned to put a dampener on the party though, netting the winner little over 10 minutes later.

Football is a funny old game as despite the league being won, few would have believed that a Celtic line up such as this would have lost such a match at home:

Marshall, Varga, Mjallby, McManus (Pearson 45), Smith (Miller 57), Lennon, Lambert, Thompson, McGeady (Beattie 75), Larsson, Sutton.

Nevertheless, the trophy was lifted and a League and Cup double was eventually secured, with Celtic getting revenge on Dunfermline in the Scottish Cup final.

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Hailing from an Irish background, I grew up on the English south coast with the good fortune to begin watching Celtic during the Martin O'Neill era. I have written four Celtic books since the age of 19: Our Stories & Our Songs: The Celtic Support, Take Me To Your Paradise: A History Of Celtic-Related Incidents & Events, Walfrid & The Bould Bhoys: Celtic's Founding Fathers, First Season & Early Stars, and The Holy Grounds of Glasgow Celtic: A Guide To Celtic Landmarks & Sites Of Interest. These were previously sold in Waterstones and official Celtic FC stores, and are now available on Amazon.

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