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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