Craig Gordon can shut up his critics today

Craig Gordon of Scotland makes a save during the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier between Scotland and England at Hampden Park National Stadium on June 10, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Celtic goalkeeper Craig Gordon is likely to start against Pedro Caixinha’s Glasgow Rangers at Ibrox in the Old Firm derby this afternoon.

Celtic goalkeeper Craig Gordon answers questions from reporters during a press conference at the Culloden Hotel on July 13, 2017 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Celtic face Linfield in a...

Craig Gordon is the first-choice goalkeeper at Celtic, and the 34-year-old is likely to retain his place in the starting lineup against Rangers at Ibrox in the Old Firm derby this afternoon.

Gordon is a good goalkeeper and has been on the books of Celtic since 2014, but his recent performances have not been great.

The former Sunderland custodian has made mistakes in games against Rapid Vienna, Heart of Midlothian and Hamilton Academical.

Craig Gordon of Scotland in action during the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier between Scotland and England at Hampden Park National Stadium on June 10, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Many Celtic fans are not happy with Gordon (click here to read more), and well-known pundit and former Celtic Park star Chris Sutton has also criticised him (click here to read more).

Gordon has made mistakes - there is no doubt about it - but he remains one of the best goalkeepers in Scotland.

Craig Gordon of Celtic looks on as Mikael Lustig scores an own goal during the UEFA Champions League Group B match Between Celtic and Paris Saint-Germain at Celtic Park on September 12,...

The former Hearts star can shut up his critics with a solid performance against Rangers at Ibrox in the Scottish Premiership this afternoon.

Playing at home means that Pedro Caixinha’s side will attack the Bhoys, and Gordon will have to make saves; if he does that and helps Celtic pick up all three points, then his critics should just pipe down.

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