Brown back for Celtic

Scott Brown is eligible for Celtic’s Active Nation Scottish Cup quarter-final tie against Kilmarnock at Rugby Park.

Scott Brown is eligible for Celtic’s Active Nation Scottish Cup quarter-final tie against Kilmarnock at Rugby Park.

The Hoops‘ captain has served one match of a three-game ban in the Clydesdale Bank Premier League but returns for the cup tie, as does Marc-Antoine Fortune after recovering from a dead leg.

Jos Hooiveld and Glenn Loovens have trained after recovering from hamstring injuries but Thomas Rogne (hamstring), Diomansy Kamara (hamstring), Niall McGinn (thigh) and Paddy McCourt (knee) are all out, while Shaun Maloney will join full training next week following his return from tendinitis.

Team (from): Boruc, Hinkel, Loovens, Hooiveld, Thompson, O’Dea, Braafheid, Rasmussen, Brown, Wilson, NGuemo, Crosas, McGeady, Keane, Samaras, Fortune, McGowan, Zaluska, Naylor, Ki, Zhi, Caddis.

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