Scott Brown confident of facing Linfield despite injury scare

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.

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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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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