Keane makes Celtic debut

Robbie Keane was thrown straight into the action for Celtic as Tony Mowbray went for all-out attack in tonight’s SPL game at Kilmarnock.

Robbie Keane was thrown straight into the action for Celtic as Tony Mowbray went for all-out attack in tonight’s SPL game at Kilmarnock.

On-loan Tottenham striker Keane – who was treated to a hero’s welcome by thousands of delirious Hoops fans after signing last night – was joined in the starting XI by fellow new boy Diomansy Kamara, while the fit-again Glenn Loovens and Lee Naylor were recalled.

Scott Brown was also on the bench following the ankle injury that has sidelined him for more than three months.

Killie handed a debut to new loan signing Chris Maguire, while Tim Clancy made his first appearance since September.

Kilmarnock: Bell, Clancy, Ford, Pascali, Hay, Hamill, Bryson, Taouil, Kelly, Maguire, Kyle.

Subs: Robinson, Fowler, Invincibile, Old, Sammon, Severin, Kiernan.

Celtic: Boruc, Hinkel, Loovens, Hooiveld, Naylor, Kamara, Ki, N’Guemo, McGeady, Fortune, Keane.

Subs: Zaluska, Brown, Samaras, Rasmussen, Zhi, Thompson, Caddis.

Referee: M Tumilty.

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