Miller Time As Rangers Take Celtic In Glasgow Derby


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Greece World Cup winger GEORGIOS SAMARAS (9) of Celtic grabs the shirt of Rangers’ United States World Cup midfielder MAURICE EDU, the former University of Maryland standout who scored for both teams in the match against Spanish side CF Valencia in the UEFA Champions League this week, during the 389th installment of the Old Firm Derby at Parkhead in the Scottish capital city of Glasgow. (David Moir/Reuters)
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Algeria World Cup defender MADJID BOUGHERRA of Rangers is upended the uncompromising tackle of Celtic’s Greece World Cup winger GEORGIOS SAMARAS during the always intense Old Firm Derby match at Parkhead. (Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
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The shot of Celtic’s English striker GARY HOOPER (88), an off-season signing from English League Championship club Scunthorpe United, from the right side eludes Scotland international goalkeeper ALLAN MCGREGOR and hits the netting for the opening goal of the game in the 45th minute of the 389th Old Firm Derby at Parkhead. (Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
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A noticeable lack of reaction from the Rangers supporters in the stands behind as Mexico World Cup midfielder EFRAIN JUAREZ (4) and English striker GARY HOOPER (88) of Celtic celebrate the Scottish Premier League rookie’s goal in his first-ever Old Firm Derby match during the 389th edition of the world renowned intra-city Glasgow rivalry series. (David Moir/Reuters)
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Now in front of supporters more excited by the home team’s efforts, Celtic’s English striker GARY HOOPER (88) is given a hug by defender MARK WILSON, a purchase of the Bhoys for 500,000 English pounds from Dundee United in January of 2006, as Greece World Cup winger GEORGIOS SAMARAS (9) races to join the party just before halftime of the Old Firm Derby at Parkhead. (David Moir/Reuters)
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With Celtic’s English goalkeeper FRASER FOSTER (26) watching in horror, Holland international defender GLENN LOOVENS inadvertantly deflects the cross of not-pictured Rangers winger KYLE LAFFERTY into his own goal to tie the Old Firm Derby match in the 49th minute at Parkhead. (photo unknown)
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(Russell Cheyne/Reuters)
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English goalkeeper FRASER FOSTER, who is on loan to Celtic for the 2010-11 season from English Premier League side Newcastle United, reacts demonstratively immediately after the own goal which allowed arch-rival Rangers to tie the Old Firm Derby match at Parkhead. (Russell Cheyne/Reuters)
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Northern Ireland international winger KYLE LAFFERTY (11) of Rangers, who scored a hat trick for the Gers in the 7-2 thrashing of Dunfermline in the Scottish FA Cup earlier this season, runs off after his cross was turned into the net by Celtic’s Holland international defender GLENN LOOVENS to tie the Old Firm Derby match at Parkhead. (Russell Cheyne/Reuters)
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As Celtic’s Holland international defender GLENN LOOVENS (22) sticks out a leg in vain, Scotland international striker KENNY MILLER, on his second tour of duty with Rangers after a move costing 2.0 million English pounds from Derby County in June of 2008, shoots the ball for what will be the go-ahead goal in the 55th minute of the Old Firm Derby at Parkhead. (Russell Cheyne/Reuters)
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With Celtic’s on-loan English goakeeper FRASER FOSTER (26) undoubtedly not impressed, Scotland international striker KENNY SMITH, who scored seven goals in 33 Scottish league games for the Bhoys before a transfer to Derby County costing 2.25 million English pounds in August of 2007, enthusiastically thumps the ball back into the net at Parkhead after already having scored his first goal of the 389th Old Firm Derby. (Russell Cheyne/Reuters)
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(dailyrecord.co.uk photo)
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As Celtic’s Mexico World Cup midfielder EFRAIN JUAREZ (4) watches with hands on hips, Rangers striker KENNY MILLER (9), who has scored 12 goals in 51 international contests for Scotland, fires past Celtic’s English goalkeeper FRASER FOSTER from the penalty spot to score his 13th goal in the Scottish Premier League this season in the 67th minute of the Old Firm Derby match at Parkhead. (Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
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After sealing the result from the penalty spot, Scotland international KENNY MILLER (9) of Rangers holds up two fingers to reaffirm for the television-viewing audience how many goals the 30-year-old striker has scored in the 389th installment of the Old Firm Derby from Parkhead in the Scottish capital city of Glasgow. (Russell Cheyne/Getty Images)

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