Kilmarnock eyeing first Parkhead win over Celtic in almost 60 years

Kilmarnock boss Kenny Shiels is targeting a first win over Celtic at Parkhead since before he was born.

Kilmarnock boss Kenny Shiels is targeting a first win over Celtic at Parkhead since before he was born.

Apart from last season’s League Cup triumph over the Hoops at Hampden, Killie last won in the green and white side of Glasgow 57 years ago but Shiels hopes that poor run ends this Saturday.

“I wasn’t born when we last won at Parkhead so let’s not say any more than that,” said Shiels.

“Celtic have beaten Barcelona in that time but we’ve not won at Parkhead.

“It’s been a long time and it will be good to try and do something about that.

“We’ve set a few records at Kilmarnock.

“We beat Celtic in Glasgow for the first time in 55 years last season.

“But 1955 was the last time Kilmarnock won against Celtic in the league in Glasgow. You can keep using that as a motivation but it doesn’t always work.

“If we get back to performing well then I’d be happy that we can achieve something from the game.”

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