Celtic Prove Back To The Future II Theory Wrong

Can't win 'em all.
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Can't win 'em all.
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We've finally reached the day Marty McFly travelled to in Back To The Future II, and it's fair to say Hollywood was nowhere near accurate with the movie's portrayal of 2015. We're stuck with bloody segways instead of hoverboards, and there's another key prediction which didn't come true, although admittedly this one was dreamt up by Scottish football fans. 

Earlier this year, Aberdeen fans cottoned onto a remarkable synchronicity between the club's history and the plot of the Back To The Future trilogy. In the first film of the Robert Zemeckis-directed blockbuster series, Marty McFly and Doc Brown went back in time from 1985 to 1955.

Here's where things get spooky - Aberdeen won the league in both 1955 and 1985, and were ahead of Celtic at the top of the league for some of last season. 

The 1985 title triumph under Alex Ferguson was the last time that any team that wasn't Celtic or Rangers won the Premiership, and according to Marty and Doc's adventures, it looked like it was the Dons' year once again. 

Because in Back To The Future II, the time travelling duo ended up in a certain 2015. With the BTTF franchise essentially acting as the sports almanac that featured heavily in the second film, it was enough to get Dons fans forming an orderly queue at the bookmaker. 

Unfortunately for them, it wasn't to be. Celtic won the league.