Mar 2, 2013 at 12.45pm UK at ​St Mirren Park
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Team News: Gary Hooper, Efe Ambrose and Kelvin Wilson return for Celtic

Celtic forward Gary Hooper celebrates a goal against Dundee United on January 22, 2013
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Celtic manager Neil Lennon rings the changes for this afternoon's Scottish Cup quarter-final against St Mirren.

Celtic manager Neil Lennon has decided to recall a trio of key players for this afternoon's Scottish Cup quarter-final against St Mirren.

Gary Hooper returns in attack, with Georgios Samaras on the bench despite scoring in Wednesday's 2-1 defeat to Motherwell.

Efe Ambrose and Kelvin Wilson are back in central defence, with Tom Rogic and Beram Kayal out of the starting XI.

Kris Commons also makes way for Joe Ledley as Lennon decides to make four changes in pursuit of a domestic double.

St Mirren have also made four changes and include David van Zanten, Steven Thompson, Gary Teale and Esmael Goncalves in their team.

St Mirren: Samson, van Zanten, McAusland, Mair, Dummett, McGinn, Newton, Teale, McGowan, Goncalves, Thompson

Celtic: Forster, Rogne, Ambrose, Wilson, Matthews, Wanyama, Ledley, Izaguirre, Forrest, Hooper, Stokes

Celtic forward Gary Hooper celebrates a goal against Dundee United on January 22, 2013
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