Hooper can't wait for domestic football to begin

13 August 2010 07:10
The learning curve for new players to domestic football in Scotland starts on Saturday. Gary Hooper is looking forward to his  in a Celtic shirt debut against Scottish opposition when Neil Lennon's players head to Inverness on Saturday for the first league game of the season.  The former Scunthorpe striker has already scored two goals - against Lyon in the Emirates Cup and Sporting Braga in the Champions League qualifier - but is now aiming to get his domestic tally up and running. He said: "I've not played against Scottish opposition yet so I still have to get used to the league and the players. But the matches against Lyon and Arsenal have prepared me well. It should be a good game and we're determined to win it. I don't know much about Caley Thistle, I haven't seen the stadium yet but I will be ready to help win the three points if I get picked on Saturday."