NEW Bhoy Alistair Johnston will make his Celtic debut at ibrox this afternoon.

The Canada World Cup right-back agreed to a £3.75million switch from MLS outfit CF Montreal last month and the signing was ratified yeterday.

Johnston takes over the No.2 slot with Anthony Ralston still injured and Josip Juranovic among the substitutes.

Aaron Mooy, who netted a double in the 4-0 midweek win over Hibs at Easter Road, drops to the bench with Reo Hatate moving into his more accustomed midfield role alongside captain Callum McGregor and Matt O’Riley.

James Forrest starts in place of Liel Abada who is among the stand-by squad where he will be joined by anther of the Hoops’ recent signings, Yuki Kobayashi.

TEAM: Hart; Johnston, Carter-Vickers, Starfelt, Taylor; O’Riley, McGregor, Hatate; Forrest, Kyogo, Maeda. Subs: Bain, Giakoumakis, Abada, Mooy, Jota, Kobayashi, Bernabei, Abildgaard, Juranovic.

Earlier today, we asked you how much you remembered about past connections involving the Govan club in CQN’s fun five-minute quiz to test your knowledge.

Now we repeat the questions and provide the answers.

GOVAN GLEE…Cameron Carter-Vickers celebrates the winning goal at Ibrox in April last year. (See Question 3.)


1: Reo Hatate claimed a double in February last year. Can you remember who scored Celtic’s other goal?

2: A player made his final appearance for the Hoops in Ange Postecoglou’s derby debut at Ibrox on August 29 2021. Can you name the departing star?

3: Celtic won 2-1 at Ibrox on April 3 last year. Can you name the marksmen?

4: Who scored his first-ever Celtic goal in last season’s Scottish Cup semi-final against the opponents who were managed by Giovanni van Bronckhorst at the time?

5: Celtic were 3-0 ahead at half-time when they beat the Govan club 4-0 at Parkhead on September 3 last year. First-half marksmen were Liel Abada, with a double, and Filipe Jota. Who got the fourth goal?


1: Liel Abada.

2: Odsonne Edouard who joined Crystal Palace two days later.

3: Tom Rogic, Cameron Carter-Vickers.

4: Greg Taylor.

5: David Turnbull.

Well done if you got five out of five!

* DON’T miss the unbeatable match report from Rangers v Celtic this afternoon – only in your champion CQN.

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