Dens Terrier McKenzie Will Snap Away at Celtic Heels; NO LETUP: Dundee's Gary McKenzie
Byline: ROBERT THOMSON
BEING a rugged, six-foot-plus centre-half, it is unlikely that GaryMcKenzie would recommend anything other than getting 'in the faces' of Celticwhen they visit Dundee for Wednesday's CIS Cup third round.
But the defender, a former Rangers youth, can legitimately point to Scotland'srecent win over France as proof that his philosophy can work.
McKenzie and his Dens Park team-mates will face undoubtedly their stiffest testof what is already shaping up to be a successful campaign.
But the visit of Gordon Strachan's men is an examination which everyone at theFirst Division outfit is relishing because, more than anything, it will givethem an idea of how far they have come in 12 months under manager Alex Rae.
Dundee are a team moulded in the image of the tenacious Rae and, after watchingScotland defeat France by snapping at their heels and then seeing Hearts ruffleRangers last weekend, McKenzie knows exactly what his team need to do to take amajor cup scalp. …