Celtic Park

Next Game

Celtic v UMF Stjarnan

Tuesday, 14 July 2015, 19:00

Champions League Qualifying Second Round

Brown sidelined after surgery

Celtic captain Scott Brown is facing up to six weeks on the sidelines after undergoing surgery on an abductor problem.

Last Updated: 31/03/13 at 11:51 Post Comment

Scott Brown: Could return before the end of the season

Scott Brown: Could return before the end of the season

Hoops manager Neil Lennon confirmed that Brown went under the knife during the international break, but he should be fit to return before the end of the season.

Lennon also revealed defender Thomas Rogne faces a spell out of action with a hamstring injury, while winger James Forrest is not yet ready to return as he continues to have treatment on a back ailment.

The Celtic boss said: "Scott Brown had surgery in the break and so he is looking at a month, four to six weeks.

"Thomas Rogne has a hamstring strain and he will out for two to three weeks, and James Forrest is continuing his rehab at the minute.

"Joe Ledley didn't train due to a slight groin strain but will hopefully train on Saturday and Adam Matthews (hamstring) will train on Monday.

"Charlie Mulgrew is fine, he had a tight hamstring before the Serbia game and Gordon Strachan didn't take any chances with him obviously, but he came through training okay."

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

D

on't go to England at your age, you'll either be mugged or not appreciated. Or made to lump the ball long to a bloke who looks like a mascot.

megabrow (cufc)
Beckenbauer warns Schweinsteiger

F

rom the headline I presumed he meant boots, pants, jim-jams, toothbrush and paste, passport, tickets, premier inn long-term package, Scouse-English-Portuguese-German dictionary, 'How to be a 9 and 3/4' by B. Rodgers, few dozen tins of food and Evian because you can never be sure about the local food/water...

KevinBoatang
Firmino has 'everything' for PL - Willian

H

e looked like he was playing with a plastic pound shop ball in the wind against Juve, his passing was so bad.

paddy7s
Sergio Ramos: Exactly What United Need

Footer 365

Barcelona beat Man City in race to sign Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba

Barcelona have reportedly agreed a £64million deal with Juventus to sign Paul Pogba - with the deal scheduled to go through in the summer of 2016.

Turan future decision due

Atletico Madrid midfielder Arda Turan, who has stated his desire to play in England, will make a decision on his future this week, according to his agent.

Manchester United target Sergio Ramos one of the top defenders in Europe, says Jamie Carragher

Jamie Carragher believes Manchester United would be signing “one of the top defenders in Europe” if they complete a deal for Real Madrid’s Sergio Ramos.

Mail Box

Arsenal Only Need Two More (As Ever)

One Chelsea fan still doesn't see Arsenal as title contenders, plus we have thoughts on Petr Cech, Sergio Ramos, Heurelho Gomes, Paulinho and Arsenal Denilson...

Cech To Arsenal Has Been On The Cards For Years

We have happy Arsenal fans regarding their new goalkeeper, plus thoughts on Jose vs Arsene, transfer bulls**t, like-for-like Liverpool, WWC and population pedantry...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company