CRAIG THOMSON will take charge of Celtic’s game against Motherwell in the Betfred League Cup Final at Hampden a week on Sunday.
The 45-year-old whistler will officiate at his fourth Final in this competition after refereeing the 2010, 2011 and 2013 showpieces.
Thomson will be assisted by David McGeachie and Sean Carr while Andrew Dallas has been named the fourth official.
He was the man in the middle for Rangers’ 1-0 victory over St Mirren in the 2010 final, in which the old Ibrox club finished the match with nine men after having Kevin Thomson and Danny Wilson sent off.
Thomson was also in control the following season when Celtic lost 2-1 in extra-time to the Govan side.
He took charge of St Mirren’s 3-2 win over Hearts in 2013.
So Thomson has yet to referee a League Cup final victory for Celtic. Hopefully that will change next Sunday and his face will be a picture!
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