Celtic players honour Scott Brown in changing room after Motherwell game

first_img BEST OF Most Read in Football gameday cracker PAYBACK Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury Scott Brown was given a round of applause by the Celtic squad after his 500th appearance for the Scottish champions.The incredible achievement for Brown came in their 3-0 win over Motherwell on Wednesday to take them top of the Scottish Premiership. revealed Celtic lead the Scottish Premiership by a point but have a game in hand.There was also more good news for fans on Thursday as Scott McGregor signed a new five-year deal with the club that runs to 2023.He made his 200th appearance for the Hoops last weekend.Brown is loved by Celtic fans and they were full of praise for their captain after he reached his 500th appearance. scrap Scott Brown making his 500th appearance last night and his successor, the best midfielder in Scotland, signing a new deal today. Class.— Kieran Caw (@Kieran_Celtic) December 20, 2018 LATEST huge blow Sky Sports presenter apologises for remarks made during Neville’s racism discussion 1 Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers praised the 33-year-old for the feat and his long service to the club.Brown is in his 12th season with the Glasgow side and has won eight Scottish Premiership titles in that time.Rodgers said: “To play 500 games for Celtic is a real testament to your professionalism, your perseverance and persistence, and your quality.“You see what he is now. He controls the game, and I thought Scott and Callum McGregor in there in the middle were great, ticking the game over, and being aggressive when they needed to be.“He was fantastic, and we gave him a round of applause in the changing room. To play that number of games for a club like this, with the pressure here, is fantastic. He himself has been fantastic.”center_img Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update The average first-team salaries at every Premier League club in 2019 latest RANKED Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ ‘I’ll get him’ – Robertson further endears himself to fans with revenge vow to Mane SORRY Scott Brown reached 500 appearances for Celtic Gerrard launches furious touchline outburst as horror tackle on Barisic sparks chaos Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions A fine achievement for Scott Brown reaching 500 games for Celtic, it’s been a fine career so far for him, more to come before he hangs up his boots I’m sure pic.twitter.com/ziaSepXeCX— Lisbon Lion (@tirnaog09) December 20, 2018last_img read more