Sun. Jan 29th, 2023

Rory McKenzie had a grandstand view the final time Kilmarnock shocked Celtic at Hampden. Now he desires a slice of historical past for himself.

The ahead is taking inspiration from that 2012 League Cup glory day as Derek McInnes’ facet try to unseat holders Celtic this weekend and e book a return to the nationwide stadium for the ultimate.

McKenzie was a Killie youth participant within the Hampden stands 10 years in the past when Dieter van Tornhout’s late header earned the Rugby Park males their first and solely League Cup triumph.

“I bear in mind being on the recreation,” says McKenzie, 29.

“There have been a bunch of youth crew lads there and we had been sat within the nook the place Lee Johnson put the cross in, so the gamers got here and celebrated and we had been proper down the entrance.

“That was a implausible day. No person gave us an opportunity. So you might want to cling on to days like that and know that it’s soccer, you want all the things to go your approach however these issues can occur.

“This Celtic crew are extraordinarily good and also you want the little breaks to fall in your favour.”

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