Robbie Deas was the last minute hero as Celtic won the Glasgow Cup 3-2.
The young defender has been out on loan at Cowdenbeath this season and turned in an impressive defensive performance alongside captain Stephen Welsh.
In the fifth and final minute of stoppage time he moved into attack when Celtic were awarded a free kick wide on the left.
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Ewan Henderson’s cross was met by the head of Deas, as the ball dropped he sent a looping shot over goalkeeper Kieran Wright to the delight of the Celtic fans in the South Stand.
In the end the victory may have been snatched but over the 90 minutes plus it was a well deserved triumph from Tommy McIntyre’s squad.
First half goals from Jack Aitchison and Mikey Johnston were a fair reflection in the difference between the two teams but early in the second half both scorers went off injured.
A double from Glenn Middleton made extra time look likely but with barely time to restart the match Deas netted and Celtic lifted the famous old trophy.
CELTIC: Mullen, Duffy (McLaughlin), Deas, Welsh, Church; Dembele (Savoury) , Coffey, Henderson, Oko Flex; Johnston (Robertson), Aitchison (Harper)
Celtic will play their final Reserve League match on Monday against St Johnstone at Lennoxtown, the young hoops are level on points with their counterparts from Ibrox but are three goals worse off.