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Sunday 22 September 2019

Celtic ace Brown pledges donation to Miller family as Ireland confirmed for testimonial


Celtic's Scott Brown. Photo: Jeff Holmes/PA Wire
Celtic's Scott Brown. Photo: Jeff Holmes/PA Wire
Daniel McDonnell

Daniel McDonnell

Martin O'Neill will bring an Ireland XI to Glasgow to play Celtic in Scott Brown's testimonial in May with part of the proceeds going to the family of the late Liam Miller.

The game has been confirmed for Celtic Park on Sunday, May 20 and, while the game will not be official in terms of senior caps, it will kick off the summer window for O'Neill's side. Ireland then play away to France (May 28) and at home to the USA (June 2).

Brendan Rodgers' Celtic could be involved in the Scottish Cup final 24 hours earlier if they beat Rangers in next month's semi-final and an experimental team is on the cards anyway for the money-spinning charity exhibition.

Brown has nominated the family of former Celtic and Ireland midfielder Miller as one of the recipients from the game. The Corkman passed away in February after a battle with illness.

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