A Celtic stalwart set to be the first curious club that took 10 years to form


The Aussie’s revival under compatriot Ange Postecoglou will be summed up in a notable result if he secures a place in the first XI for the Cinch Premiership tie.

The 30-year-old has started 28 games for Celtic in the current campaign. Now in his 10th season with the club he joined in January 2012 from the A-League’s Central Coast Mariners, Rogic has never started 29 games in his previous nine seasons in Scotland.

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He has made more appearances than the 38 he has racked up since July in a previous term, with his 41 in 2017-18 providing him with more competitive minutes than he has yet banked in the current campaign. In a career often plagued by injury problems, however, he has never been so consistently fit and relied on to make an impact from the first whistle.

Tom Rogic (right) is set to set a new personal record for most starts in a single season for Celtic. (Photo by Craig Williamson/SNS Group)

And while Rogic has shown some weariness in his recent outings as his most concerted streak of games in four years may have begun to catch up with him, Postecoglou’s unwavering belief in the playmaker’s abilities to influence the matches will ensure he continues to be an integral performer. for top flight leaders as the club chases a 10th title in 11 years.

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