Collins hints at mood in Celtic training after infamous handball incident

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Celtic assistant John Collins has suggested there hasn't been a hangover in the club's training sessions after their Scottish Cup exit.

Celtic assistant John Collins has suggested in the Glasgow Evening Times that the mood in training this week has been positive.

Collins expects that people will continue to talk about the controversial circumstances involved in the club’s Scottish Cup exit against Inverness last weekend for a couple more days, but expects a positive response in the game against Dundee this evening.

“I think the boys are professionals. Everybody will keep talking about it for a few more days, but the important thing is that we move on,” said Collins.

“We had a terrific session today, it was important the boys got back out on the grass again and were re-focused and ready for a big game at Dundee - We've got to think about one thing, the next game.”

Celtic are in a great position at the top of the Scottish Premiership table and it would take a miracle for the team not to secure another league title to add to their collection.

It’s encouraging that there doesn’t seem to be a hangover in training sessions from the weekend and credit for that has to go to Collins and the club’s manager Ronny Deila.

They seem to have funnelled the frustration into something positive, which should work well for performances while the club seeks clarity over the now infamous handball during the Inverness game.

A win this evening and Celtic’s lead at the top of the table increases back to eight points and puts them closer to another piece of silverware, which would cap a good first campaign in charge for Deila.

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