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Scottish Premiership

Fir Park Stadium (ATT 8,593) 22nd February 2009 - Kick off 14:00 Ref: I Brines

Motherwell Motherwell vs Celtic Celtic

Bhoys held to a draw

Motherwell claim point

Last Updated: 22/02/09 4:35pm

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Quinn: On target

Quinn: On target

Celtic failed to move back to the top of the SPL after they were held to a 1-1 draw by Motherwell at Fir Park.

Paul Quinn's late equaliser for Motherwell prevented the champions going back above Rangers at the top of the table.

Hoops striker Scott McDonald received the help of the infamously poor Fir Park pitch in the 59th minute when his shot from the edge of the box appeared to bobble over the leg of keeper Graeme Smith.

However, nine minutes from the end of an exciting if rather agricultural encounter, Quinn levelled from 12 yards after the Parkhead defence had failed to deal with a Jim O'Brien cross.

Rangers remain top of the table on goal difference as Celtic now look to address their poor recent form which has seen them win just once in their last six SPL games.

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Table

Scottish Premiership

Scottish Premiership
Pos Team P Pts
1 Celtic 26 63
2 Aberdeen 27 57
3 Inverness CT 28 53
4 Dundee United 27 46
5 Hamilton Academical 29 41
6 Dundee 28 39
7 St Johnstone 27 38
8 Kilmarnock 27 34
9 Partick Thistle 27 28
10 Ross County 27 21
11 St Mirren 28 21
12 Motherwell 27 21

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