Scott Brown confident of facing Linfield despite injury scare

Celtic captain Scott Brown is confident of being fit in time. Picture: SNS
Celtic captain Scott Brown is confident of being fit in time. Picture: SNS
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Celtic skipper Scott Brown is seeing a specialist over an Achilles problem but he is confident he will be passed fit to face Linfield on Friday, Press Association Sport understands.

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The Scotland midfielder limped off just half an hour into Saturday’s 9-0 friendly rout of Shamrock Rovers after tweaking the tendon.

But he expects to face Northern Irish champions Linfield in Friday’s opening Champions League qualifier at Windsor Park after receiving treatment.

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