MAIK NAWROCKI will start his first game for Celtic since August when he faces St Mirren in Paisley tonight.

The Polish centre-back, a £4.3million recruit from Legia Warsaw in the summer, came on for the injured Stephen Welsh in the Hoops’ 2-1 derby win at Parkhead at the weekend.

Gustaf Lagerbielke, who cost £3million from Elfsborg, is among the stand-by squad alongside Liel Abada and Reo Hatate.

TEAM: Hart; A Johnston, Nawrocki, Scales, Taylor; Bernardo, McGregor, O’Riley; Maeda, Kyogo, Palma. Subs: Bain, Lagerbielke, Abada, Yang, Turnbull, Oh, Hatate, Ralston and M Johnston.

Earlier today, we asked you how much you could remember about past associations with the Saints in CQN’s fun five-minute quiz.

Now we repeat the questions and provide the answers.

HAMPDEN HEROES…Celtic duo Roy Aitken and Billy Stark celebrate the team’s Scottish Cup Final triumph in 1988. (See Question 1.)


1: Jock Stein signed a goalkeeper from St Mirren in the immediate aftermath of the infamous 4-1 League Cup Final loss to Partick Thistle in 1971. Can you name the shotstopper?

2: True or false: Centenary League and Cup-winning hero Billy Stark was signed from the Paisley club by Billy McNeill in the summer of 1987?

3: Celtic drew 2-2 with the Saints at Parkhead on May 20. Who claimed the champions’ goals?

4: Which Hoops player scored and also missed a penalty-kick against the Paisley outfit at Parkhead this season?

5: True or false: Anthony Ralston spent time on loan at St Mirren?


1: Denis Connaghan.

2: False. Billy McNeill signed ex-St Mirren midfielder Billy Stark from Aberdeen.

3: Kyogo Furuhashi and Callum McGregor.

4: David Turnbull.

5: False. Anthony Ralston has had three loans spells – at Queen’s Park, St Johnstone and Dundee United.

Well done if you got five out of five. Go to the top of the class!

* DON’T miss the unbeatable match report and best action images from St Mirren v Celtic this evening – only in your champion CQN.

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