Rogne in for Loovens

Thomas Rogne has replaced the injured Glenn Loovens at the heart of the Celtic defence for this afternoon's SPL clash with Motherwell at Fir Park.

Thomas Rogne has replaced the injured Glenn Loovens at the heart of the Celtic defence for this afternoon's SPL clash with Motherwell at Fir Park.

Hoops manager Neil Lennon has also drafted in midfielder Kris Commons to replace Paddy McCourt who drops to the bench.

Motherwell defender Stevie Hammell has passed a late fitness test on his ankle knock while midfielder Steve Jennings, who has recovered from a back injury, comes in for Shaun Hutchinson, who starts as substitute.

Motherwell: Randolph, Hateley, Clancy, Craigan, Hammell, Humphrey, Lasley, Jennings, Law, Higdon, Murphy. Subs: Bradley, Hutchinson, Daley, Forbes, Smith, Page, Carswell. Celtic: Forster, Cha, Rogne, Majstorovic, Matthews, Forrest, Kayal, Wanyama, Commons, Stokes, Samaras. Subs: Zaluska, McCourt, McGregor, Chalmers, Fraser, McGeouch, Hooper. Referee: Charlie Richmond (Scotland)

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