Rangers U18s defeated Celtic 2-1 on Friday at the Penny Cars Stadium, with a pair of exciting young forwards finding the back of the net.

This age group side have shown mixed form so far this season, but they had won two on the bounce coming into this one and continued their good form against their rivals from across the city.

Cameron Campbell named a strong-looking starting XI for the match, with B team regular Charlie Lindsay making the side.

It was actually Celtic who opened the scoring, with Rocco Vata netting for the hosts in the 18th minute [Rfcyouth.wordpress.com].

However, the Young Gers rallied and were level less than ten minutes later, with James Graham grabbing the goal.

 

The 17-year-old striker, who had trials with Man United and Liverpool before joining from Ross County in the summer of 2020, has struggled with injury at Rangers but now looks to be getting back on track after also netting against Kilmarnock last week.

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Graham was one of two exciting young forwards to find the net for Rangers U18s against Celtic (Photo by Willie Vass/Pool via Getty Images)

The visitors then completed the turnaround on the stroke of the interval, with the prolific Wilson finishing with aplomb after good work from Lindsay [Rfcyouths.wordpress.com].

Despite only being 15, Wilson recently played a starring role for Scotland U17s in European Championship Qualifiers and he’s now netted in six consecutive club U18 matches.

Both sides made a number of substitutions in the second half but there were no further goals, as the Young Gers secured a confidence-boosting Old Firm win.

Meanwhile, the SPFL have issued important supporter information ahead of the Premier Sports Cup semi-finals at Hampden Park.

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