Celtic interim boss John Kennedy urges side to target Scottish Cup in bid to salvage season

Celtic won the Scottish Cup for the fourth year in a row by beating Hearts in the 2019/20 final in December; Parkhead side have relinquished League Cup to St Johnstone and Premiership title to Rangers; Motherwell boss Graham Alexander backs Eddie Howe for Celtic job.

Interim boss John Kennedy has stressed the importance of ending a turbulent season on a high as Celtic prepare to begin their defence of the Scottish Cup.

The Parkhead club completed the quadruple domestic treble last December with a fourth successive final win at Hampden Park, overcoming Hearts in a penalty shoot-out in the delayed 2019/20 showpiece.