Teen Wylde faces Celtic in final

Rangers teenager Gregg Wylde has been handed a start in the Co-operative Insurance Cup final against Celtic as Walter Smith names an attacking side.

Rangers teenager Gregg Wylde has been handed a start in the Co-operative Insurance Cup final against Celtic as Walter Smith names an attacking side.

Wylde, who turns 20 on Wednesday, retains his place on the left flank following the defeat by PSV Eindhoven on Thursday, while Nikica Jelavic and Steven Naismith return to the starting line-up.

Kyle Lafferty has recovered from the knee knock that saw him stretchered off against PSV to keep his place, with Kyle Bartley dropping out with a knee problem and Richard Foster cup-tied.

Celtic have made three changes following their Scottish Cup win at Inverness with Thomas Rogne preferred to Glenn Loovens in central defence, where he started alongside Charlie Mulgrew.

Mark Wilson and Scott Brown come back after suspension with Ki Sung-yueng dropping to the bench and Efrain Juarez left out.

Celtic: Forster, Wilson, Rogne, Mulgrew, Izaguirre, Brown, Kayal, Ledley, Commons, Hooper, Samaras. Subs: Zaluska, Stokes, Ki, McCourt, Loovens. Rangers: Alexander, Whittaker, Bougherra, Weir, Papac, Wylde, Davis, Naismith, Edu, Lafferty, Jelavic. Subs: McGregor, Healy, Diouf, Weiss, Hutton. Referee: Craig Thomson (Scotland)

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