Celtic manager Deila says players are 'angry' but accepts difficulty of treble bid

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Celtic's boss has reflected on the small details that robbed him of a potential treble.

And so it was that Celtic’s treble hopes ended in frustrating fashion, with the Bhoys losing 3-2 to Inverness Caledonian Thistle in the semi-final of the Scottish Cup this weekend.

In comments published by Celtic’s official Twitter account, their manager Ronny Deila reminded everyone – as if we did not already know – just how difficult it is to win three trophies in today’s game.

Everything must go right, and on Sunday, that was not the case for Celtic.

Deila’s men will have felt hard done by when Josh Meekings escaped a dismissal for a blatant handball on the line. But things got worse for the Bhoys when Craig Gordon saw red and Celtic ultimately lost 3-2 after extra-time.

Speaking in his post-match press conference, Deila said, “Everybody was angry, but that’s why it’s hard to get the treble as small details can make you fail. We have to put it behind us.”

Celtic still have the Scottish Premiership to focus on and if they win that it will be a domestic double in Deila’s first season at the club.

Not bad at all for a man whose arrival was greeted by confusion by many; and who knows, more of those small details could go his and Celtic’s way in the next campaign.

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