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Celtic boss Neil Lennon insists there is no need to set his team a target for securing the championship.

Last Updated: 24/02/13 at 12:29 Post Comment

Neil Lennon: One game at a time

Neil Lennon: One game at a time

The Hoops are 19 points clear of Motherwell at the top of the Premier League and firmly on course to retain the title for the second year in a row.

But Lennon is refusing to take any success for granted, and told his players to focus on the games as they come.

"You can't be as blase as that," Lennon said. "What we have to do is keep winning and force other teams to keep winning.

"So we have to beat Dundee and then Motherwell and if we win that then that will increase the gap over them but it is all ifs, buts and maybes at the minute.

"The players are going for a championship so I don't think there is any extra motivation needed.

"There is clear daylight between us and the rest and we want to reinforce that lead, whether it be against Dundee or whoever."

And Lennon will not be underestimating Sunday's opponents Dundee, who sacked manager Barry Smith in midweek.

"Dundee have had their problems but we are fully focused on what we have to do which is win the game and win it well," Lennon added.

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e have the personnel. The trick is keeping them fit. Carrick and Blind have missed large chunks of the season, while the defence has been one muddled mess of intermittent stooges, all coming and going at various intervals thus far. We may be just short of title winning quality, but we're half way through. An injury crisis to either of the top two could change things. Optimistic, yes, but not unrealistic.

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arish is the man to blame for this shambles. Pulis must be chuckling into his left over turkey sandwich. I pray this doesn't mean the Neil Warnock media machine will kick in now and he'll be back on the telly box.

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e almost found a new way to lose, just when I thought it was getting boring Giroud does that. Although Arsenal are deservedly called 'soft' the entire midfield is out injured. Still must admit MU are managing to win despite a similar raft of absentees. Think the Gunners have good players but poorly coached.

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