Date: 13th December 2016 at 7:45am
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Former Celt Liam Gormley is back among the goals and enjoying his game again at Cambuslang RANGERS.

Six years after scoring the winning goal in the SFA Youth Cup Final against Rangers (IL) the striker is banging in the goals in junior football.

Gormley joined Celtic in 2009 from Motherwell but suffered injury problems that prevented him from realising his potential.

Last season he made a brief appearance as a substitute for East Kilbride against Celtic in the Scottish Cup before moving on in the summer.

After a short stint in England he’s turned out for East Fife, Queens Park, East Kilbride and Kilbirnie Ladeside but it’s in the blue shirt of Cambuslang Rangers that he has rediscovered his appetite for the game.

Speaking to the Evening Times he looked back on last season at East Kilbride and said: “Unfortunately I picked up an injury not long after going there around the time they were embarking on their great Scottish Cup run and it was proving so difficult to get back into the team.

Then I jumped at the chance to be reinstated into the Juniors and wanting to play at the highest level possible played a part in me signing for Kilbirnie Ladeside in the Super Premier Division .

But six or seven games into my time at Valefield I was only getting 15 minutes playing time at best coming on as a substitute.

“So I had a heart-to-heart talk with the manager Stevie Swift and he was true to his word in not standing in my way if I was unhappy.

That was around mid-October time and Paul McColl invited me in to Cambuslang Rangers where everything felt right from the moment I entered the dressing room for the first time and I have gone on to hit a decent run of form because of the manager playing me regularly.”

Gormley scored a hat-trick on Saturday as Cambuslang Rangers beat Benburb 9-1, Cambusland play in the First Division, third tier of the junior game.

CLICK HERE for report on the 2011 SFA Youth Cup Final.