Brown back for Celtic

Skipper Scott Brown returns to the Celtic side for their SPL clash with St Johnstone at Parkhead this afternoon.

Brown back for Celtic

Skipper Scott Brown returns to the Celtic side for their SPL clash with St Johnstone at Parkhead this afternoon.

Midfielder Brown missed the Champions League Group G win over Barcelona on Wednesday night due to illness but has recovered to take over from Mikael Lustig who started on the bench.

St Johnstone defender Callum Davidson makes a return following a back problem along with stopper David McCracken and midfielder David Robertson, with Gregory Tade and Gary Miller dropping to the bench and Steven Anderson missing out altogether.

Celtic: Forster, Matthews, Ambrose, Wilson, Mulgrew, Brown, Wanyama, Ledley, Commons, Miku, Samaras.

Subs: Zaluska, Lustig, McCourt, Kayal, McGeouch, Ibrahim, Watt.

St Johnstone: Mannus, MacKay, McCracken, Wright, Callum Davidson, Millar, Murray Davidson, Robertson, Craig, Hasselbaink, MacLean.

Subs: Tuffey, Miller, Tade, Vine, Caddis, Kane, Tobin.

Referee: Iain Brines (Scotland)

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